The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analytics
Rank 196 219 202
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -17
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 3 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.11% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.15% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £478 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.61% +15.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4478 5509 5854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 76.07% 76.51% 75.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3363 4079 4310
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 71 93
Average hourly rate £21.88 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £13.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 18 (100.00%) Analytics
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Banking
4 9 (50.00%) Credit Risk
5 8 (44.44%) C#
6 7 (38.89%) .NET
6 7 (38.89%) Front Office
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) TDD
7 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (27.78%) Java
8 5 (27.78%) MSMQ
9 4 (22.22%) Teradata
9 4 (22.22%) Hedge funds
9 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
9 4 (22.22%) Spring
9 4 (22.22%) Marketing
9 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 4 (22.22%) OO
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle
9 4 (22.22%) Validation
9 4 (22.22%) VBA
9 4 (22.22%) SAS
9 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
9 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (22.22%) SAS
2 1 (5.56%) GemFire
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.56%) Hazelcast
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 9 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 9 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Front Office
4 4 (22.22%) Marketing
5 1 (5.56%) Back Office
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Customer Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) QA Specialist
5 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Test Specialist
5 3 (16.67%) Customer Support Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) MSMQ
3 4 (22.22%) Spring
3 4 (22.22%) Apache Camel
4 1 (5.56%) FpML
4 1 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (22.22%) Hedge funds
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
4 1 (5.56%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Analytics
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 4 (22.22%) OO
3 4 (22.22%) Validation
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) CRM
6 1 (5.56%) Data Management
6 1 (5.56%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Basel III
2 2 (11.11%) CRD IV
3 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (5.56%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Teradata
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase