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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 546 505 442
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -63
Contract jobs citing Basel II 29 55 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.72% 1.50% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 43 112
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£500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £365 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £550 £624
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
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
4054 3658 4281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.06% 7.50% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2489 2192 2395
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £265 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 149 220
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £37.50 £40.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -34 17 £550 +18.91% 8
South West -24 10 £500 +15.60%
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (63.93%) Finance
2 34 (55.74%) Banking
3 33 (54.10%) Basel III
4 25 (40.98%) Data Modelling
5 22 (36.07%) Solvency II
6 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 18 (29.51%) UML
7 18 (29.51%) BPR
7 18 (29.51%) Business Transformation
8 17 (27.87%) MS Visio
8 17 (27.87%) GAP Analysis
8 17 (27.87%) SSADM
8 17 (27.87%) DSDM
9 16 (26.23%) SQL
9 16 (26.23%) BPMN
10 15 (24.59%) Credit Risk
11 11 (18.03%) Investment Banking
12 10 (16.39%) Market Risk
12 10 (16.39%) Project Management
13 9 (14.75%) Front Office
14 8 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
16 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
17 5 (8.20%) Derivative
17 5 (8.20%) Data Management
17 5 (8.20%) Degree
17 5 (8.20%) Microsoft

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.64%) MS Project
3 1 (1.64%) S-PLUS
3 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) PowerCenter
3 1 (1.64%) DataStage
3 1 (1.64%) Data Mart
General
1 39 (63.93%) Finance
2 34 (55.74%) Banking
3 11 (18.03%) Investment Banking
4 9 (14.75%) Front Office
5 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (78.69%) Analyst
2 42 (68.85%) Business Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Senior Business Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Risk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Market Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Governance Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Data Governance Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Data Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Project Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Credit Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) XML
1 1 (1.64%) XSD
1 1 (1.64%) XSLT
1 1 (1.64%) Middleware
1 1 (1.64%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Credit Risk
2 10 (16.39%) Market Risk
3 8 (13.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (8.20%) Derivative
5 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Statistics
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) UNIX
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
1 1 (1.64%) AIX
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) Data Modelling
2 20 (32.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 18 (29.51%) BPR
3 18 (29.51%) Requirements Analysis
3 18 (29.51%) UML
3 18 (29.51%) Business Transformation
4 17 (27.87%) SSADM
4 17 (27.87%) DSDM
4 17 (27.87%) GAP Analysis
5 16 (26.23%) BPMN
6 10 (16.39%) Project Management
7 7 (11.48%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
8 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Data Management
9 5 (8.20%) Change Management
10 4 (6.56%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.56%) Stress Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) VBA
3 2 (3.28%) Python
4 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.64%) R
4 1 (1.64%) C
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) PhD
2 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.64%) ACCA
2 1 (1.64%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (54.10%) Basel III
2 22 (36.07%) Solvency II
3 5 (8.20%) COREP
4 4 (6.56%) QA
4 4 (6.56%) CRD IV
5 3 (4.92%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (1.64%) SLA
7 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (1.64%) MiFID
7 1 (1.64%) FATCA
7 1 (1.64%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) EMC
4 1 (1.64%) Hyperion
4 1 (1.64%) Informatica
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec
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