The table below looks at the statistics for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basel II
Rank 553 541 442
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -99
Contract jobs citing Basel II 30 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.069% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.74% 0.86% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 63
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£500 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £385
% change year-on-year
+11.04% +16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Basel II
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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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4071 3946 3239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.06% 8.00% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2448 2388 1895
Average daily rate £401 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.31% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 168 155
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £20.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.81 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in England

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Basel II across the England region.

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in England

Basel II
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel II across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Basel II Daily Rate Histogram in England

Basel II
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the England region.

Basel II Hourly Rate Trend in England

Basel II
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel II within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 16 £525 +5.00% 5
South West +2 10 £500 +10.98% 2
Basel II
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Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Basel II 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 Basel II.

1 50 (79.37%) Finance
2 39 (61.90%) Banking
3 29 (46.03%) Basel III
4 23 (36.51%) Solvency II
5 22 (34.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
7 19 (30.16%) MS Visio
8 17 (26.98%) GAP Analysis
8 17 (26.98%) UML
8 17 (26.98%) SSADM
8 17 (26.98%) DSDM
8 17 (26.98%) BPR
8 17 (26.98%) Business Transformation
8 17 (26.98%) BPMN
8 17 (26.98%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (20.63%) Credit Risk
10 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.70%) Degree
11 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (11.11%) Project Management
13 6 (9.52%) SAS
13 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
13 6 (9.52%) Data Management
13 6 (9.52%) Analytics
13 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (7.94%) Data Privacy
14 5 (7.94%) Retail
14 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
14 5 (7.94%) Market Risk

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Basel II 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 Basel II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.52%) SAS
2 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (30.16%) MS Visio
2 7 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.35%) MS Office
4 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
5 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.59%) SAP Bank Analyzer
1 1 (1.59%) HFM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.17%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (3.17%) Base SAS
2 2 (3.17%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (1.59%) Ingres
General
1 50 (79.37%) Finance
2 39 (61.90%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Front Office
5 2 (3.17%) Legal
5 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.59%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.59%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Analyst
2 27 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 20 (31.75%) Senior Analyst
4 18 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Governance Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Data Governance Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Data Manager
7 4 (6.35%) Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Credit Risk Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) SAS Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Test Analyst
8 3 (4.76%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Programme Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Consultant
9 2 (3.17%) UML Business Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Solvency II Business Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Credit Risk
2 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.94%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.59%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.59%) Derivative
4 1 (1.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.59%) Statistics
4 1 (1.59%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (31.75%) Data Modelling
3 17 (26.98%) GAP Analysis
3 17 (26.98%) UML
3 17 (26.98%) SSADM
3 17 (26.98%) DSDM
3 17 (26.98%) BPR
3 17 (26.98%) Business Transformation
3 17 (26.98%) BPMN
3 17 (26.98%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (19.05%) Risk Management
5 8 (12.70%) Business Analysis
6 7 (11.11%) Project Management
7 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 6 (9.52%) Data Management
7 6 (9.52%) Analytics
8 5 (7.94%) Data Privacy
8 5 (7.94%) Data Governance
8 5 (7.94%) Validation
8 5 (7.94%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 1 (1.59%) ISEB
2 1 (1.59%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (46.03%) Basel III
2 23 (36.51%) Solvency II
3 5 (7.94%) QA
4 3 (4.76%) CRD IV
4 3 (4.76%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (4.76%) COREP
5 2 (3.17%) FINREP
5 2 (3.17%) EMIR
5 2 (3.17%) FATCA
6 1 (1.59%) MiFID
6 1 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.35%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.59%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata
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