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 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
Basel II
Rank 553 508 456
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -52
Contract jobs citing Basel II 25 61 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 1.65% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 102
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£500 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £387 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £584 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £441 £418
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +5.68%
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 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
4104 3695 4205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.85% 7.66% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2519 2218 2382
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 146 204
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -20 17 £538 +10.25% 6
South West -44 7 £500 +15.60% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
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Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 35 (67.31%) Finance
2 28 (53.85%) Banking
3 27 (51.92%) Basel III
4 21 (40.38%) Solvency II
4 21 (40.38%) Data Modelling
5 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (32.69%) BPR
6 17 (32.69%) UML
6 17 (32.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (30.77%) Business Transformation
7 16 (30.77%) SSADM
7 16 (30.77%) DSDM
7 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
7 16 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
8 15 (28.85%) BPMN
9 14 (26.92%) SQL
10 11 (21.15%) Credit Risk
11 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
11 10 (19.23%) Project Management
12 9 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (13.46%) Market Risk
13 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
14 6 (11.54%) Derivative
14 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
14 6 (11.54%) Front Office
15 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
16 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
16 4 (7.69%) Fixed Income
16 4 (7.69%) Change Management

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.92%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.92%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
3 1 (1.92%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.92%) DataStage
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 35 (67.31%) Finance
2 28 (53.85%) Banking
3 10 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Front Office
5 2 (3.85%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (80.77%) Analyst
2 36 (69.23%) Business Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Senior Business Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 4 (7.69%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Market Risk Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Data Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Data Governance Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Governance Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) IT Support
6 1 (1.92%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) FpML
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
1 1 (1.92%) XML
1 1 (1.92%) XSD
1 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Credit Risk
2 9 (17.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (13.46%) Market Risk
3 7 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.54%) Derivative
5 4 (7.69%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.85%) Equities
7 1 (1.92%) Statistics
7 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.92%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) UNIX
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) AIX
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) Data Modelling
2 18 (34.62%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (32.69%) BPR
3 17 (32.69%) UML
3 17 (32.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 16 (30.77%) Business Transformation
4 16 (30.77%) SSADM
4 16 (30.77%) DSDM
4 16 (30.77%) GAP Analysis
5 15 (28.85%) BPMN
6 10 (19.23%) Project Management
7 6 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 6 (11.54%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.69%) Change Management
8 4 (7.69%) Data Management
8 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.77%) Risk Analytics
9 3 (5.77%) Analytics
9 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) VBA
2 2 (3.85%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) R
3 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (51.92%) Basel III
2 21 (40.38%) Solvency II
3 4 (7.69%) COREP
4 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
4 3 (5.77%) CRD IV
5 1 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.77%) Business Objects
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.92%) Informatica
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Churchill Frank
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £220 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago