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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 572 533 497
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -36
Contract jobs citing COREP 16 25 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.053% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.69% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 66
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£550 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -10.00%
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
4101 3640 4206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.86% 7.66% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2526 2178 2383
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 145 204
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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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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 -15 10 £565 +7.52% 4
South West -31 5 £550 +29.41% 3
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 31 (77.50%) Finance
2 22 (55.00%) FINREP
3 13 (32.50%) Banking
4 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
5 10 (25.00%) Basel III
6 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
7 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 8 (20.00%) FATCA
7 8 (20.00%) CRD IV
8 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.50%) SQL
8 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (15.00%) CIMA
9 6 (15.00%) ACCA
9 6 (15.00%) Data Mapping
10 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
11 4 (10.00%) Project Management
11 4 (10.00%) Basel II
11 4 (10.00%) Stress Testing
11 4 (10.00%) QA
12 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (7.50%) Oracle
12 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (7.50%) General Ledger
12 3 (7.50%) Degree

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (2.50%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) DataStage
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
General
1 31 (77.50%) Finance
2 13 (32.50%) Banking
3 9 (22.50%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.50%) General Ledger
6 2 (5.00%) Front Office
6 2 (5.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.50%) Retail
7 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Analyst
2 21 (52.50%) Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.50%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
6 2 (5.00%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.50%) Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.50%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Credit Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) XBRL
1 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.50%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) UNIX
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) AIX
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Business Analysis
2 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (17.50%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Data Mapping
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (10.00%) Stress Testing
8 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (7.50%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
9 2 (5.00%) ETL
9 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (2.50%) Data Governance
10 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
10 1 (2.50%) Data Migration
10 1 (2.50%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) VBA
2 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) ACCA
1 6 (15.00%) CIMA
2 3 (7.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) PMP
3 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) FINREP
2 10 (25.00%) Basel III
3 8 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (20.00%) FATCA
3 8 (20.00%) CRD IV
4 4 (10.00%) Basel II
4 4 (10.00%) QA
5 2 (5.00%) Solvency II
6 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
6 1 (2.50%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (2.50%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Microgen
3 1 (2.50%) Lotus
3 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
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