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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 568 565 512
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -53
Contract jobs citing COREP 27 18 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.036% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 0.45% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 15 30
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£550 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £452 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.21% +14.00%
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
4194 3957 3590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 8.01% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2757 2407 2185
Average daily rate £425 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.53% -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 181 140
Average hourly rate £20.34 £20.21 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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 +12 17 £550 -7.56% 6
South West +2 5 £613 +13.90%
Yorkshire -18 5 £525 +61.53% 1
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 48 (88.89%) Finance
2 27 (50.00%) Banking
3 21 (38.89%) Investment Banking
3 21 (38.89%) FINREP
4 14 (25.93%) CRD IV
4 14 (25.93%) Business Analysis
5 13 (24.07%) General Ledger
5 13 (24.07%) Back Office
5 13 (24.07%) Technical Analysis
6 11 (20.37%) Basel II
6 11 (20.37%) IT Governance
6 11 (20.37%) Degree
7 10 (18.52%) Derivative
7 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
7 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.67%) Stress Testing
8 9 (16.67%) Reference Data
8 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
8 9 (16.67%) Basel III
9 8 (14.81%) Data Integration
9 8 (14.81%) Project Management
10 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle
10 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (12.96%) Credit Risk

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (5.56%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Subversion
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 48 (88.89%) Finance
2 27 (50.00%) Banking
3 21 (38.89%) Investment Banking
4 13 (24.07%) General Ledger
4 13 (24.07%) Back Office
5 4 (7.41%) Retail
6 3 (5.56%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.70%) Advertising
8 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Analyst
2 26 (48.15%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Architect
4 9 (16.67%) Developer
5 8 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Data Architect
9 4 (7.41%) Report Analyst
10 3 (5.56%) Information Architect
10 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Consultant
10 3 (5.56%) Excel Developer
11 2 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
11 2 (3.70%) Test Leader
11 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Architect
11 2 (3.70%) Risk Analyst
11 2 (3.70%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) XBRL
2 2 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (1.85%) OLE
3 1 (1.85%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Derivative
1 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (16.67%) Reference Data
3 8 (14.81%) Data Integration
4 7 (12.96%) Credit Risk
5 6 (11.11%) Contract for Difference
5 6 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (11.11%) Fixed Income
5 6 (11.11%) Equities
6 5 (9.26%) Market Risk
7 4 (7.41%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) UNIX
1 6 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Business Analysis
2 13 (24.07%) Technical Analysis
3 11 (20.37%) IT Governance
4 10 (18.52%) Data Modelling
5 9 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 9 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 9 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 8 (14.81%) Project Management
7 7 (12.96%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Data Management
8 6 (11.11%) TOGAF
8 6 (11.11%) Information Management
8 6 (11.11%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.26%) MOF
9 5 (9.26%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.26%) C#
1 5 (9.26%) C++
1 5 (9.26%) Java
1 5 (9.26%) Perl
1 5 (9.26%) PHP
1 5 (9.26%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (20.37%) Degree
2 6 (11.11%) ACCA
2 6 (11.11%) CIMA
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.70%) PMP
3 2 (3.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (38.89%) FINREP
2 14 (25.93%) CRD IV
3 11 (20.37%) Basel II
4 9 (16.67%) Basel III
5 6 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (11.11%) FATCA
6 2 (3.70%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Sybase
3 2 (3.70%) SAP
3 2 (3.70%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Teradata
4 1 (1.85%) WorldPay
London
JCW Search Ltd
Rate: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago