The table below looks at the statistics for COREP 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 COREP over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 570 526 520
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -6
Contract jobs citing COREP 28 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.053% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.70% 0.56% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £409 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £594 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £457 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+7.41% -15.00%
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
3999 3543 3532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.58% 7.48% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2533 2192 2083
Average daily rate £400 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 122 215
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

COREP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

COREP Jobs Demand Trend in England

COREP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

COREP Daily Rate Trend in England

COREP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COREP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

COREP Daily Rate Histogram in England

COREP
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 COREP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 17 £600 +17.64% 2
Yorkshire - - - -
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing COREP 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 COREP.

1 39 (84.78%) Finance
2 24 (52.17%) FINREP
3 20 (43.48%) Banking
4 14 (30.43%) Business Analysis
5 13 (28.26%) Investment Banking
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Basel III
7 11 (23.91%) SQL
8 10 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
9 9 (19.57%) FATCA
10 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
11 7 (15.22%) CIMA
11 7 (15.22%) Retail
11 7 (15.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 7 (15.22%) ACCA
12 6 (13.04%) Retail Banking
12 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.87%) CRD IV
13 5 (10.87%) Project Management
13 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (10.87%) Front Office
14 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (8.70%) ETL
14 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (8.70%) Credit Risk
14 4 (8.70%) JIRA
14 4 (8.70%) System Testing
14 4 (8.70%) Data Mapping

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing COREP 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 COREP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project Server
1 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.17%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.70%) JIRA
General
1 39 (84.78%) Finance
2 20 (43.48%) Banking
3 13 (28.26%) Investment Banking
4 7 (15.22%) Retail
5 6 (13.04%) Retail Banking
6 5 (10.87%) Front Office
7 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Analyst
2 26 (56.52%) Business Analyst
3 11 (23.91%) Project Manager
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Business Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Banking Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Business Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Lead Business Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) PMO Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Data Architect
9 1 (2.17%) Delivery Project Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.17%) Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Business Analysis
2 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (21.74%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (19.57%) Data Analysis
5 8 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
7 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.70%) ETL
7 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.70%) System Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.52%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.35%) Line Management
10 1 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.17%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (2.17%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) CIMA
1 7 (15.22%) ACCA
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (52.17%) FINREP
2 12 (26.09%) Basel III
3 9 (19.57%) FATCA
4 7 (15.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (10.87%) CRD IV
6 2 (4.35%) Basel II
7 1 (2.17%) QA
7 1 (2.17%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microgen
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle
3 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Lotus
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