The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 174 130 215
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +85
Contract jobs citing EMIR 25 87 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 1.23% 0.090%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.26% 14.57% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 67 6
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £788
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £423 £570
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
475 597 712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.19% 8.43% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 449 519
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +23.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £13.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £36.40 £24.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
EMIR
London

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 54 (69.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 40 (51.28%) Banking
3 33 (42.31%) Derivative
4 28 (35.90%) Investment Banking
5 26 (33.33%) Finance
6 20 (25.64%) Front Office
7 18 (23.08%) SQL
8 14 (17.95%) Business Analysis
8 14 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (12.82%) Project Management
9 10 (12.82%) Asset Management
10 9 (11.54%) MiFID
10 9 (11.54%) FATCA
10 9 (11.54%) Back Office
10 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
11 8 (10.26%) Fixed Income
11 8 (10.26%) XML
11 8 (10.26%) Equity Derivative
12 7 (8.97%) Equities
12 7 (8.97%) Oracle
13 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
13 6 (7.69%) FpML
13 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.69%) DTCC
14 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (6.41%) AIFMD
15 4 (5.13%) Degree
15 4 (5.13%) ISEB
15 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (1.28%) Confluence
1 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
1 2 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Endur
1 2 (2.56%) Aligne
2 1 (1.28%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (1.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (1.28%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (51.28%) Banking
2 28 (35.90%) Investment Banking
3 26 (33.33%) Finance
4 20 (25.64%) Front Office
5 9 (11.54%) Back Office
6 3 (3.85%) Private Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Legal
7 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.28%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (66.67%) Analyst
2 46 (58.97%) Business Analyst
3 16 (20.51%) Project Manager
4 7 (8.97%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) IT Business Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Test Analyst
6 3 (3.85%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Compliance Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) FX Business Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) AIFMD Business Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Business Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Report Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) MiFID Project Manager
8 1 (1.28%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Business Test Analyst
8 1 (1.28%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) XML
2 6 (7.69%) FpML
3 1 (1.28%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.28%) XSL
3 1 (1.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.28%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.31%) Derivative
2 14 (17.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (10.26%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.26%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (8.97%) Equities
5 6 (7.69%) DTCC
6 2 (2.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 2 (2.56%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.28%) Wiki
7 1 (1.28%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.28%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.95%) Business Analysis
2 10 (12.82%) Project Management
2 10 (12.82%) Asset Management
3 9 (11.54%) Risk Management
4 6 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 6 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 5 (6.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (3.85%) ETRM
7 3 (3.85%) Requirements Management
7 3 (3.85%) Change Management
8 2 (2.56%) Business Transformation
8 2 (2.56%) Validation
8 2 (2.56%) Data Modelling
8 2 (2.56%) Six Sigma
8 2 (2.56%) System Testing
8 2 (2.56%) BPMN
8 2 (2.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Object REXX
2 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.28%) VBA
2 1 (1.28%) C
2 1 (1.28%) C#
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (5.13%) Degree
1 4 (5.13%) ISEB
2 2 (2.56%) IIBA
3 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.28%) PMP
3 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (69.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (11.54%) MiFID
2 9 (11.54%) FATCA
3 5 (6.41%) AIFMD
4 2 (2.56%) QA
5 1 (1.28%) Basel III
5 1 (1.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.28%) COREP
5 1 (1.28%) FINREP
Vendors
1 7 (8.97%) Oracle
2 3 (3.85%) Calypso
2 3 (3.85%) SunGard
3 2 (2.56%) Murex
3 2 (2.56%) Thunderhead
3 2 (2.56%) OpenLink
4 1 (1.28%) GoldenSource
4 1 (1.28%) Brady
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) Sybase
4 1 (1.28%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.28%) Open Text
4 1 (1.28%) Metastorm
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £750 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago