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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 186 148 184
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +36
Contract jobs citing EMIR 6 54 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.90% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.57% 10.06% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 47 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +19.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+20.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
383 537 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.56% 8.94% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 401 327
Average daily rate £440 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.36% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.70 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% -56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.74 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £23.74 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%

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 January 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 January 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 22 (70.97%) Dodd-Frank
2 17 (54.84%) Banking
3 14 (45.16%) Investment Banking
4 9 (29.03%) Derivative
4 9 (29.03%) Finance
5 7 (22.58%) Front Office
6 6 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) MiFID
6 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.13%) FpML
8 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
9 3 (9.68%) Equities
9 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
10 2 (6.45%) Legal
10 2 (6.45%) Advertising
10 2 (6.45%) Oracle
10 2 (6.45%) XML
10 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (6.45%) DTCC
10 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
11 1 (3.23%) Reference Data

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 17 (54.84%) Banking
2 14 (45.16%) Investment Banking
3 9 (29.03%) Finance
4 7 (22.58%) Front Office
5 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 16 (51.61%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Business Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Programme Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Developer
6 2 (6.45%) IT Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Business Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Project Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) AIFMD Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Market Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) FpML
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Derivative
2 6 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (9.68%) Equities
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) DTCC
6 1 (3.23%) Market Risk
6 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
6 1 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (3.23%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Project Management
2 4 (12.90%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
3 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.45%) Investment Management
3 2 (6.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.23%) DevOps
4 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
4 1 (3.23%) People Management
4 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Management
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.23%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBA
2 1 (3.23%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (70.97%) Dodd-Frank
2 6 (19.35%) MiFID
3 1 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (3.23%) Basel III
3 1 (3.23%) FATCA
3 1 (3.23%) AIFMD
3 1 (3.23%) Basel II
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Misys
2 1 (3.23%) Thunderhead
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £240 - £260 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago