The table below looks at the statistics for EMIR 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 EMIR over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 508 526 426
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -100
Contract jobs citing EMIR 73 59 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.63% 1.34% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 114
Average daily rate £600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £274 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £800
UK excluding London average daily rate £218 £396 £450
% change year-on-year
-45.07% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EMIR
UK

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
4473 4393 4073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.62% 9.44% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2802 2728 2386
Average daily rate £425 £401 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% -4.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 157 158
Average hourly rate £42.00 £23.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.72% +38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £50.90 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMIR across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

EMIR Jobs Demand Trend in England

EMIR
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EMIR across the England region.

EMIR Daily Rate Trend in England

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMIR across the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in England

EMIR
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMIR across the England region.

EMIR Hourly Rate Trend in England

EMIR
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 EMIR within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 73 £600 +6.66% 32
EMIR
UK

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 155 (73.46%) MiFID
2 139 (65.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 99 (46.92%) Banking
4 89 (42.18%) Finance
5 68 (32.23%) Investment Banking
6 58 (27.49%) Derivative
7 53 (25.12%) Business Analysis
8 40 (18.96%) Front Office
9 36 (17.06%) Project Management
10 35 (16.59%) Asset Management
11 34 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (15.64%) AIFMD
13 32 (15.17%) Back Office
14 31 (14.69%) SQL
15 29 (13.74%) Summit
16 26 (12.32%) FATCA
16 26 (12.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 24 (11.37%) Murex
17 24 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
17 24 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
18 23 (10.90%) Equities
19 22 (10.43%) Market Risk
20 21 (9.95%) Calypso
21 20 (9.48%) Fund Management
22 19 (9.00%) Hedge funds
22 19 (9.00%) SDLC
23 18 (8.53%) Algorithmic Trading
24 13 (6.16%) Waterfall
24 13 (6.16%) Investment Management
24 13 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing EMIR 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 EMIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.90%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (13.74%) Summit
2 2 (0.95%) Loan IQ
3 1 (0.47%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.47%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.47%) Global One
3 1 (0.47%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.47%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.47%) OLTP
4 1 (0.47%) QlikView
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) FitNesse
2 2 (0.95%) Ant
2 2 (0.95%) Gradle
2 2 (0.95%) JIRA
2 2 (0.95%) JUnit
3 1 (0.47%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.47%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.47%) JBehave
3 1 (0.47%) MSBuild
3 1 (0.47%) NUnit
General
1 99 (46.92%) Banking
2 89 (42.18%) Finance
3 68 (32.23%) Investment Banking
4 40 (18.96%) Front Office
5 32 (15.17%) Back Office
6 12 (5.69%) Legal
7 5 (2.37%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.90%) Retail
9 3 (1.42%) International Banking
10 2 (0.95%) Marketing
11 1 (0.47%) Advertising
11 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (67.77%) Analyst
2 138 (65.40%) Business Analyst
3 68 (32.23%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 53 (25.12%) Project Manager
5 47 (22.27%) Report Analyst
6 40 (18.96%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 35 (16.59%) Banking Analyst
8 34 (16.11%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
9 29 (13.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 23 (10.90%) Senior Analyst
10 23 (10.90%) Senior Business Analyst
11 15 (7.11%) IT Business Analyst
11 15 (7.11%) MiFID Project Manager
12 14 (6.64%) Business Change Analyst
12 14 (6.64%) Business Change Business Analyst
12 14 (6.64%) Report Manager
13 13 (6.16%) Business IT Analyst
13 13 (6.16%) Derivatives Business Analyst
13 13 (6.16%) IT Analyst
14 12 (5.69%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.27%) XML
2 7 (3.32%) FpML
3 5 (2.37%) JMS
4 4 (1.90%) .NET
5 3 (1.42%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.42%) WCF
5 3 (1.42%) Web Services
6 2 (0.95%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.95%) EJB
6 2 (0.95%) Middleware
6 2 (0.95%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) Autofac
7 1 (0.47%) AutoMapper
7 1 (0.47%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.47%) FIXML
7 1 (0.47%) jQuery
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 58 (27.49%) Derivative
2 26 (12.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (11.37%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (10.90%) Equities
5 22 (10.43%) Market Risk
6 19 (9.00%) Hedge funds
7 12 (5.69%) Fixed Income
8 9 (4.27%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (3.32%) Reference Data
10 5 (2.37%) User Experience
11 4 (1.90%) ASIC
12 3 (1.42%) DTCC
12 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
12 3 (1.42%) PMI
12 3 (1.42%) Replication
13 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.95%) Mathematics
14 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
14 1 (0.47%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.12%) Business Analysis
2 36 (17.06%) Project Management
3 35 (16.59%) Asset Management
4 34 (16.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (9.48%) Fund Management
7 19 (9.00%) SDLC
8 18 (8.53%) Algorithmic Trading
9 13 (6.16%) Investment Management
9 13 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (6.16%) Waterfall
10 10 (4.74%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.27%) Collateral Management
11 9 (4.27%) GAP Analysis
11 9 (4.27%) Target Operating Model
12 8 (3.79%) Change Management
12 8 (3.79%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (3.79%) Workflow
13 7 (3.32%) KYC
13 7 (3.32%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.69%) SQL
2 9 (4.27%) Java
3 4 (1.90%) C#
4 3 (1.42%) VB
5 2 (0.95%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.47%) C
6 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (5.69%) Degree
2 4 (1.90%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.42%) PMP
4 2 (0.95%) CBAP
5 1 (0.47%) APMP
5 1 (0.47%) ISEB
5 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (73.46%) MiFID
2 139 (65.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 33 (15.64%) AIFMD
4 26 (12.32%) FATCA
5 11 (5.21%) Basel III
6 9 (4.27%) QA
6 9 (4.27%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.95%) UCITS
8 1 (0.47%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.47%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (11.37%) Murex
2 21 (9.95%) Calypso
3 6 (2.84%) Oracle
4 4 (1.90%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.42%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.95%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.47%) BI-SAM
7 1 (0.47%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.47%) FactSet
7 1 (0.47%) Informatica
7 1 (0.47%) Reuters
7 1 (0.47%) Serena
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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