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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analytics
Rank 187 208 202
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 8 11 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 21
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 £413 £310 £475
% change year-on-year
+33.06% -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
4347 5386 5822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.38% 76.05% 74.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3231 4028 4328
Average daily rate £450 £450 £460
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £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 42 92 87
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.97 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.98% +1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.90 £16.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £52.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
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 31 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 24 (100.00%) Analytics
2 22 (91.67%) SQL
3 21 (87.50%) Finance
4 15 (62.50%) .NET
5 14 (58.33%) C#
5 14 (58.33%) Banking
5 14 (58.33%) Investment Banking
6 13 (54.17%) TDD
7 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (37.50%) Credit Risk
9 8 (33.33%) Front Office
9 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (33.33%) MSMQ
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle
10 7 (29.17%) Validation
10 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
10 7 (29.17%) Hedge funds
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
10 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
11 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 6 (25.00%) QA
11 6 (25.00%) Sybase
11 6 (25.00%) Java
12 5 (20.83%) OO
12 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
12 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
12 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
12 5 (20.83%) Spring
12 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
13 4 (16.67%) Teradata

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 (16.67%) SAS
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.17%) GemFire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (29.17%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.17%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (87.50%) Finance
2 14 (58.33%) Banking
2 14 (58.33%) Investment Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Front Office
4 4 (16.67%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) C# Developer
4 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (25.00%) QA Specialist
5 5 (20.83%) Software Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Test Specialist
6 4 (16.67%) Customer Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Customer Support Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle Database Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Risk Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) MSMQ
3 5 (20.83%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) Apache Camel
4 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 2 (8.33%) WCF
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
4 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Credit Risk
2 7 (29.17%) Hedge funds
2 7 (29.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Market Risk
3 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.17%) Equities
4 1 (4.17%) Derivative
4 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Analytics
2 13 (54.17%) TDD
3 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Validation
5 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.83%) OO
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
7 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.33%) Data Modelling
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (4.17%) Data Management
8 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
8 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (91.67%) SQL
2 14 (58.33%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (16.67%) VBA
5 2 (8.33%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) Basel III
2 2 (8.33%) CRD IV
3 1 (4.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (4.17%) EMIR
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle
2 6 (25.00%) Sybase
3 4 (16.67%) Teradata
4 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
5 1 (4.17%) thinkFolio