The first table below looks at the demand for Risk Analytics 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 Risk Analytics over the 3 months to 23 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 Processes & Methodologies 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analytics
Rank 187 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 9 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 22
Average daily rate
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£538 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £310 £475
% change year-on-year
- -34.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4396 5407 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.88% 76.06% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 4051 4367
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £301 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 97 84
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.60 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £50.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Risk Analytics
London

Risk Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analytics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Risk Analytics
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 Risk Analytics across the City of London region.

Risk Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Risk Analytics 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 Risk Analytics.

1 25 (100.00%) Analytics
2 23 (92.00%) SQL
3 21 (84.00%) Finance
4 15 (60.00%) Banking
4 15 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 15 (60.00%) C#
4 15 (60.00%) .NET
5 14 (56.00%) TDD
6 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (36.00%) Credit Risk
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
8 8 (32.00%) Front Office
8 8 (32.00%) MSMQ
8 8 (32.00%) Oracle
8 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (28.00%) Validation
9 7 (28.00%) Hedge funds
9 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
10 6 (24.00%) QA
10 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
10 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
10 6 (24.00%) Sybase
10 6 (24.00%) Java
11 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
11 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 5 (20.00%) OO
11 5 (20.00%) Spring
11 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
12 4 (16.00%) Teradata

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Risk Analytics 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 Risk Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.00%) GemFire
2 1 (4.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (84.00%) Finance
2 15 (60.00%) Banking
2 15 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 8 (32.00%) Front Office
4 4 (16.00%) Marketing
5 1 (4.00%) Back Office
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Developer
2 9 (36.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) QA Specialist
5 5 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Test Specialist
6 4 (16.00%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Customer Support Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 2 (8.00%) Database Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) .NET
2 8 (32.00%) MSMQ
3 5 (20.00%) Spring
3 5 (20.00%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.00%) WinForms
4 2 (8.00%) WCF
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Credit Risk
2 7 (28.00%) Mathematics
2 7 (28.00%) Hedge funds
3 2 (8.00%) Market Risk
3 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.00%) Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (4.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (4.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Analytics
2 14 (56.00%) TDD
3 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (28.00%) Validation
5 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.00%) Data Management
9 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
9 1 (4.00%) Requirements Management
9 1 (4.00%) Refactoring
9 1 (4.00%) Complex Event Processing
9 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) VBA
5 2 (8.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) Basel III
2 2 (8.00%) CRD IV
3 1 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (4.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle
2 6 (24.00%) Sybase
3 4 (16.00%) Teradata
4 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) thinkFolio