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 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 539 508 510
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +2
Contract jobs citing COREP 18 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.070% 0.029%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.50% 0.89% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 8
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£550 £500 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £393 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £600 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £526 £425 £301
% change year-on-year
+23.64% +41.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.50
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
3608 3476 3021
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.92% 7.80% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2178 2075 1719
Average daily rate £411 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 131 212
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.93 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.96 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 January 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 28 January 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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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 0 12 £550 - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 38 (88.37%) Finance
2 27 (62.79%) FINREP
3 22 (51.16%) Banking
4 15 (34.88%) Business Analysis
5 12 (27.91%) Investment Banking
6 11 (25.58%) SQL
6 11 (25.58%) Basel III
7 10 (23.26%) FATCA
7 10 (23.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
9 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.60%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (18.60%) CIMA
9 8 (18.60%) ACCA
9 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (16.28%) Retail Banking
10 7 (16.28%) Retail
11 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (11.63%) Front Office
11 5 (11.63%) Data Mapping
12 4 (9.30%) System Testing
12 4 (9.30%) JIRA
12 4 (9.30%) Microgen
12 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
12 4 (9.30%) CRD IV
12 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.30%) Information Management
12 4 (9.30%) Oracle

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (2.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Project
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) JIRA
General
1 38 (88.37%) Finance
2 22 (51.16%) Banking
3 12 (27.91%) Investment Banking
4 7 (16.28%) Retail Banking
4 7 (16.28%) Retail
5 5 (11.63%) Front Office
6 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
2 26 (60.47%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Project Manager
4 7 (16.28%) Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Data Architect
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Delivery Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Financial Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Functional Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Credit Risk
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Business Analysis
2 10 (23.26%) Requirements Analysis
3 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.60%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.63%) Data Mapping
6 4 (9.30%) System Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (9.30%) Information Management
6 4 (9.30%) ETL
7 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.98%) Project Management
7 3 (6.98%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Business Transformation
8 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.65%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (4.65%) Line Management
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) CIMA
1 8 (18.60%) ACCA
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (62.79%) FINREP
2 11 (25.58%) Basel III
3 10 (23.26%) FATCA
4 8 (18.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (9.30%) CRD IV
6 1 (2.33%) Basel II
6 1 (2.33%) QA
6 1 (2.33%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) Microgen
1 4 (9.30%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Cognos
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