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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Common Reporting (COREP)
Rank 550 507 515
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +8
Contract jobs citing COREP 16 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.069% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 0.90% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 28 41
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £401 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+19.50% -
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
3931 3560 4125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.95% 7.64% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2404 2169 2280
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 134 220
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
COREP
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +8 10 £600 +6.66% 3
South West -21 5 £550 -8.33% 1
COREP
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COREP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (75.00%) Finance
2 30 (57.69%) FINREP
3 22 (42.31%) Basel III
4 20 (38.46%) Banking
5 17 (32.69%) CRD IV
6 16 (30.77%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Business Analysis
8 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (17.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (17.31%) Data Analysis
10 8 (15.38%) CIMA
10 8 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (15.38%) ACCA
10 8 (15.38%) Data Mapping
11 7 (13.46%) QA
11 7 (13.46%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (13.46%) Basel II
11 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
12 5 (9.62%) Project Management
12 5 (9.62%) VBA
12 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
12 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (9.62%) FATCA
13 4 (7.69%) Analytics
13 4 (7.69%) Stress Testing
13 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 3 (5.77%) Degree
14 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
14 3 (5.77%) General Ledger

COREP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.92%) IBM Notes
1 1 (1.92%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.92%) DataStage
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) ProC
General
1 39 (75.00%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Banking
3 7 (13.46%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.77%) General Ledger
4 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (61.54%) Analyst
2 30 (57.69%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Business Data Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) PMO Lead
6 1 (1.92%) IT Support
6 1 (1.92%) QA Leader
6 1 (1.92%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Developer
6 1 (1.92%) Data Modeller
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (1.92%) SAS Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) XBRL
1 1 (1.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Credit Risk
2 2 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.92%) Derivative
3 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) AIX
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Business Analysis
2 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (17.31%) Data Analysis
4 8 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 8 (15.38%) Data Mapping
5 7 (13.46%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) Stress Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.69%) Analytics
8 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
8 3 (5.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.85%) Validation
9 2 (3.85%) Change Management
9 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.85%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
9 2 (3.85%) Quantitative Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) ACCA
1 8 (15.38%) CIMA
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) PMP
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (57.69%) FINREP
2 22 (42.31%) Basel III
3 17 (32.69%) CRD IV
4 9 (17.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (13.46%) Basel II
5 7 (13.46%) QA
6 5 (9.62%) FATCA
7 1 (1.92%) EMIR
7 1 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
7 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Lotus
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
2 1 (1.92%) Business Objects
2 1 (1.92%) SAP
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Rate: £550.00 - £608.00 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £550 per annum + competitive
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