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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 555 522 497
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -25
Contract jobs citing COREP 17 41 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.087% 0.043%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.43% 1.09% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 13
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£550 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £368 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £680 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £550 £301
% change year-on-year
- +83.02%
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
3942 3770 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 7.97% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2272 1838
Average daily rate £400 £412 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 161 152
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £10.56 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -13 13 £550 - 4
South West -12 4 £563 -6.25% 4
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (53.49%) Banking
2 23 (53.49%) FINREP
3 13 (30.23%) Investment Banking
4 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
5 10 (23.26%) SQL
6 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (18.60%) Basel III
7 8 (18.60%) XBRL
8 7 (16.28%) GAP Analysis
8 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) FATCA
9 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (13.95%) ACCA
9 6 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (13.95%) CIMA
9 6 (13.95%) Oracle
10 5 (11.63%) UNIX
10 5 (11.63%) Linux
10 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
10 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (11.63%) Project Management
10 5 (11.63%) Back Office
10 5 (11.63%) System Testing
10 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Project
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Subversion
General
1 38 (88.37%) Finance
2 23 (53.49%) Banking
3 13 (30.23%) Investment Banking
4 5 (11.63%) General Ledger
4 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 5 (11.63%) Back Office
5 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.65%) Front Office
6 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (65.12%) Analyst
2 26 (60.47%) Business Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Excel Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Functional Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Programme Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.60%) XBRL
2 1 (2.33%) OLE
2 1 (2.33%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Market Risk
3 3 (6.98%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.65%) Equities
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) UNIX
1 5 (11.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (27.91%) Business Analysis
2 9 (20.93%) Data Analysis
3 8 (18.60%) Technical Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (16.28%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (11.63%) System Testing
6 5 (11.63%) IT Governance
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
7 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Information Management
7 4 (9.30%) OOP
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Data Mapping
8 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) Validation
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) Python
2 4 (9.30%) C#
2 4 (9.30%) C++
2 4 (9.30%) Java
2 4 (9.30%) Perl
2 4 (9.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) ACCA
1 6 (13.95%) CIMA
2 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PMP
3 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (53.49%) FINREP
2 8 (18.60%) Basel III
3 6 (13.95%) FATCA
3 6 (13.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (9.30%) CRD IV
5 3 (6.98%) Basel II
6 1 (2.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.65%) Microgen
3 2 (4.65%) Sybase
3 2 (4.65%) Business Objects
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) HP
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