The table below looks at the statistics for EMIR skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMIR over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 181 167 165
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing EMIR 10 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.55% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.47% 5.72% 7.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 27
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £435 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £650 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EMIR
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
405 594 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.84% 9.69% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 400 340
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 13
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -87.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.15 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+31.19% -7.29%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMIR across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

EMIR Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

EMIR
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EMIR across the City of London region.

EMIR Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMIR across the City of London region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing EMIR also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EMIR.

1 15 (78.95%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (52.63%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Front Office
4 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) FATCA
5 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Derivative
5 3 (15.79%) MiFID
5 3 (15.79%) FpML
5 3 (15.79%) XML
5 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) Advertising
6 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Java
6 2 (10.53%) DTCC
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.26%) People Management
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.26%) Data Management
7 1 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (5.26%) QA

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing EMIR also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EMIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Endur
1 1 (5.26%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) Front Office
4 2 (10.53%) Legal
4 2 (10.53%) Advertising
5 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Market Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) FpML
1 3 (15.79%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) DTCC
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Swaptions
3 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.26%) People Management
3 1 (5.26%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Data Management
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (21.05%) FATCA
3 3 (15.79%) MiFID
4 1 (5.26%) QA
4 1 (5.26%) Basel II
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Misys
2 1 (5.26%) Calypso
2 1 (5.26%) OpenLink
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