The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Risk
London / City of London
Rank 121 124 156
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +32
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 35 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.20% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.14% 2.15% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 27
Median daily rate £625 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £735 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £623 £600 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1115 1209 1970
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.32% 40.37% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 834 922 1549
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 27
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £13.00 £13.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £22.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Market Risk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Market Risk
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 Market Risk across the City of London region.

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Risk
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Risk across the City of London region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

Market Risk Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Market Risk
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk across the City of London region.

Market Risk Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 48 (64.00%) Finance
1 48 (64.00%) Banking
2 33 (44.00%) Front Office
3 30 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 24 (32.00%) Java
6 24 (32.00%) SQL
7 22 (29.33%) Investment Banking
7 22 (29.33%) Derivative
8 21 (28.00%) Analytics
9 20 (26.67%) Equities
10 18 (24.00%) Big Data
10 18 (24.00%) Credit Risk
11 16 (21.33%) Scala
11 16 (21.33%) Hadoop
11 16 (21.33%) Apache Spark
12 14 (18.67%) Multithreading
13 13 (17.33%) Scrum
14 12 (16.00%) Haskell
14 12 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
15 11 (14.67%) Concurrent Programming
16 10 (13.33%) Mathematics
16 10 (13.33%) Fixed Income
16 10 (13.33%) C#
17 9 (12.00%) Murex
17 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (12.00%) Data Lake
18 8 (10.67%) SDLC
18 8 (10.67%) Degree

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (21.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (6.67%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (4.00%) MS Office
2 2 (2.67%) MS Project
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Adaptiv
1 1 (1.33%) Findur
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.33%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.00%) Big Data
2 16 (21.33%) Hadoop
3 12 (16.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (12.00%) Data Lake
5 8 (10.67%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (6.67%) HBase
7 5 (6.67%) Power BI
7 5 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.67%) Data Mart
10 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Subversion
2 4 (5.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.33%) JIRA
2 4 (5.33%) JSUnit
2 4 (5.33%) JUnit
2 4 (5.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 48 (64.00%) Banking
1 48 (64.00%) Finance
2 33 (44.00%) Front Office
3 22 (29.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) French Language
5 1 (1.33%) Legal
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (48.00%) Developer
2 19 (25.33%) Java Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Market Risk Developer
3 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 17 (22.67%) Analyst
4 17 (22.67%) Business Analyst
5 16 (21.33%) Market Risk Java Developer
5 16 (21.33%) Risk Business Analyst
6 15 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
7 14 (18.67%) Market Risk Analyst
7 14 (18.67%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 12 (16.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (14.67%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
10 7 (9.33%) Project Manager
11 6 (8.00%) Architect
11 6 (8.00%) C++ Developer
11 6 (8.00%) Front Office Developer
12 5 (6.67%) C# Developer
12 5 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
12 5 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 7 (9.33%) WPF
3 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (5.33%) RESTful
4 4 (5.33%) XML
5 2 (2.67%) CORBA
5 2 (2.67%) STL
5 2 (2.67%) WCF
5 2 (2.67%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.33%) Backbone.js
6 1 (1.33%) CSS
6 1 (1.33%) CSS3
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.33%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.33%) JSP
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 30 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 22 (29.33%) Derivative
3 20 (26.67%) Equities
4 18 (24.00%) Credit Risk
5 10 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 10 (13.33%) Mathematics
6 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (5.33%) Credit Derivative
8 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (4.00%) Physics
8 3 (4.00%) Reference Data
8 3 (4.00%) Statistics
9 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.33%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.33%) Economics
10 1 (1.33%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.33%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.33%) PMI
10 1 (1.33%) Tandem
10 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 21 (28.00%) Analytics
4 14 (18.67%) Multithreading
5 13 (17.33%) Scrum
6 11 (14.67%) Concurrent Programming
7 8 (10.67%) Monte Carlo Method
7 8 (10.67%) SDLC
8 7 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.00%) Business Analysis
9 6 (8.00%) Project Management
9 6 (8.00%) TDD
10 5 (6.67%) BDD
10 5 (6.67%) Data Architecture
10 5 (6.67%) OO
11 4 (5.33%) Data Modelling
12 3 (4.00%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.00%) UML
13 2 (2.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) Java
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 16 (21.33%) Scala
3 12 (16.00%) Haskell
4 10 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (10.67%) C++
6 6 (8.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (8.00%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
2 2 (2.67%) PhD
3 1 (1.33%) CFA
3 1 (1.33%) MBA
3 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.33%) Basel III
2 3 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (2.67%) Basel II
3 2 (2.67%) MiFID
4 1 (1.33%) EMIR
4 1 (1.33%) FATCA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Murex
2 6 (8.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Sybase
4 1 (1.33%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.33%) HP
4 1 (1.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.33%) SAP
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