The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 518 507 542
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Contract jobs citing COREP 39 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.076% 0.035% 0.050%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.95% 0.45% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 24
Average daily rate £550 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £630 £755
UK excluding London average daily rate £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 - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4084 3332 4280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.72% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2510 1993 2365
Average daily rate £400 £416 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 142 233
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.76 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%
COREP
UK

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 25 £550 +46.66% 7
South West - 12 £600 -
COREP
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (76.92%) FINREP
2 38 (58.46%) Finance
3 37 (56.92%) Banking
4 36 (55.38%) Basel III
5 29 (44.62%) Business Analysis
6 28 (43.08%) CRD IV
7 27 (41.54%) SQL
8 18 (27.69%) Investment Banking
9 16 (24.62%) Data Mapping
10 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (23.08%) QA
11 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
11 12 (18.46%) Risk Management
12 11 (16.92%) Migration
13 9 (13.85%) Validation
13 9 (13.85%) Basel II
14 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
14 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (12.31%) Credit Risk
15 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
16 6 (9.23%) Derivative
17 5 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
17 5 (7.69%) Market Risk
17 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
17 5 (7.69%) TDD
17 5 (7.69%) UML
17 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
18 4 (6.15%) Project Management

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Applications
1 5 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.54%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) ProC
General
1 38 (58.46%) Finance
2 37 (56.92%) Banking
3 18 (27.69%) Investment Banking
4 6 (9.23%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.62%) International Banking
6 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (72.31%) Analyst
2 44 (67.69%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Report Analyst
3 8 (12.31%) Banking Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Financial Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Data Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (4.62%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Business Data Analyst
8 2 (3.08%) Developer
9 1 (1.54%) Architect
9 1 (1.54%) Data Architect
9 1 (1.54%) Sales Consultant
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.54%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) .NET
1 1 (1.54%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
1 8 (12.31%) Credit Risk
2 6 (9.23%) Derivative
3 5 (7.69%) Credit Derivative
3 5 (7.69%) Market Risk
4 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) Data Conversion
5 1 (1.54%) PDA
5 1 (1.54%) Equities
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Physics
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (44.62%) Business Analysis
2 16 (24.62%) Data Mapping
3 15 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (18.46%) Data Analysis
4 12 (18.46%) Risk Management
5 11 (16.92%) Migration
6 9 (13.85%) Validation
7 8 (12.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.69%) TDD
8 5 (7.69%) UML
8 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.15%) Analytics
9 4 (6.15%) Project Management
10 3 (4.62%) GAP Analysis
10 3 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
11 2 (3.08%) Quantitative Risk Management
11 2 (3.08%) Data Governance
11 2 (3.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) VBA
3 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.54%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) ACCA
1 3 (4.62%) CIMA
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.54%) PMP
3 1 (1.54%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (76.92%) FINREP
2 36 (55.38%) Basel III
3 28 (43.08%) CRD IV
4 15 (23.08%) QA
5 9 (13.85%) Basel II
6 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (4.62%) MiFID
8 1 (1.54%) Solvency II
8 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
8 1 (1.54%) FATCA
8 1 (1.54%) EMIR
8 1 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.62%) Oracle
3 1 (1.54%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.54%) SAP
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