The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 24 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 terms in our Miscellaneous 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 360 275 230
Rank change year-on-year
-85 -45
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 210 307 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.43% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 2.45% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 209 355
Average daily rate
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£543 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £475
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12723 12552 13334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.77% 27.01% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7801 7739 7817
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £239 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 554 706
Average hourly rate £20.16 £22.50 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.40% -10.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in England

Market Risk
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in England

Market Risk
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Risk across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Market Risk Daily Rate Histogram in England

Market Risk
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Market Risk Hourly Rate Trend in England

Market Risk
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 Market Risk within the England region over the 3 months to 24 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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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 -45 206 £550 - 39
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
South East - - - - 1
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 220 (56.85%) Banking
2 171 (44.19%) Investment Banking
3 170 (43.93%) Credit Risk
4 160 (41.34%) Finance
5 147 (37.98%) SQL
6 112 (28.94%) Front Office
7 111 (28.68%) Risk Management
8 94 (24.29%) C#
9 67 (17.31%) Derivative
10 59 (15.25%) Oracle
11 58 (14.99%) .NET
12 55 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (13.70%) Java
13 53 (13.70%) Data Modelling
14 49 (12.66%) Stress Testing
14 49 (12.66%) Analytics
15 47 (12.14%) Business Analysis
16 45 (11.63%) Degree
17 43 (11.11%) SQL Server
18 37 (9.56%) VBA
18 37 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
19 36 (9.30%) Project Management
20 34 (8.79%) TDD
21 31 (8.01%) C++
22 29 (7.49%) PL/SQL
22 29 (7.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 28 (7.24%) Oracle Database
24 27 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
25 26 (6.72%) Windows
26 25 (6.46%) Maven

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.10%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.29%) IIS
2 5 (1.29%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.03%) Node.js
3 4 (1.03%) GemFire
4 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.26%) SAS
6 1 (0.26%) Documentum
6 1 (0.26%) FileNet
6 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.81%) MS Office
3 5 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.03%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.29%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.78%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.26%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.26%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.03%) SAN
2 2 (0.52%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) SSL
3 1 (0.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.56%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (7.24%) Oracle Database
4 22 (5.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.10%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.07%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.81%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.55%) OLAP
12 5 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.29%) QlikView
13 3 (0.78%) Big Data
13 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.52%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (6.46%) Maven
2 21 (5.43%) JIRA
3 16 (4.13%) JUnit
4 14 (3.62%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.10%) Subversion
6 11 (2.84%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.33%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.29%) Mockito
9 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.78%) Grunt
9 3 (0.78%) jMock
9 3 (0.78%) Mocha
10 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.52%) Hudson
10 2 (0.52%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.52%) Toad
10 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.52%) XMLSpy
General
1 220 (56.85%) Banking
2 171 (44.19%) Investment Banking
3 160 (41.34%) Finance
4 112 (28.94%) Front Office
5 12 (3.10%) Back Office
6 8 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.07%) Legal
7 6 (1.55%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 165 (42.64%) Analyst
2 147 (37.98%) Developer
3 101 (26.10%) Business Analyst
4 51 (13.18%) Market Risk Analyst
5 43 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
6 42 (10.85%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 41 (10.59%) C# Developer
8 38 (9.82%) Project Manager
9 24 (6.20%) Banking Business Analyst
10 23 (5.94%) Market Analyst
11 22 (5.68%) IT Business Analyst
12 21 (5.43%) Java Developer
13 19 (4.91%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 19 (4.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 17 (4.39%) .NET Developer
14 17 (4.39%) Data Analyst
14 17 (4.39%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
15 15 (3.88%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.62%) Test Analyst
16 14 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (14.99%) .NET
2 21 (5.43%) Spring
2 21 (5.43%) XML
3 19 (4.91%) WCF
4 16 (4.13%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.88%) HTML
5 15 (3.88%) HTML5
6 14 (3.62%) Web Services
7 13 (3.36%) WPF
8 12 (3.10%) MDX
8 12 (3.10%) J2EE
9 11 (2.84%) LINQ
9 11 (2.84%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.33%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.07%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.07%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.07%) JDBC
12 7 (1.81%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.29%) FpML
13 5 (1.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (43.93%) Credit Risk
2 67 (17.31%) Derivative
3 29 (7.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (6.46%) Fixed Income
5 17 (4.39%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (4.39%) Equity Derivative
5 17 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.13%) Equities
7 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.33%) Statistics
8 9 (2.33%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.33%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.07%) Wiki
9 8 (2.07%) Economics
10 7 (1.81%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.29%) iSeries
12 4 (1.03%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.78%) Physics
13 3 (0.78%) iPad
13 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.72%) Windows
2 16 (4.13%) UNIX
3 13 (3.36%) Linux
4 8 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.68%) Risk Management
2 55 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (13.70%) Data Modelling
4 49 (12.66%) Stress Testing
4 49 (12.66%) Analytics
5 47 (12.14%) Business Analysis
6 36 (9.30%) Project Management
7 34 (8.79%) TDD
8 27 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.94%) Risk Analytics
9 23 (5.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.68%) Multithreading
10 22 (5.68%) MVC
10 22 (5.68%) Data Analysis
11 21 (5.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.17%) Greeks
12 20 (5.17%) Low Latency
12 20 (5.17%) ETL
13 19 (4.91%) Scrum
14 18 (4.65%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 147 (37.98%) SQL
2 94 (24.29%) C#
3 53 (13.70%) Java
4 37 (9.56%) VBA
5 31 (8.01%) C++
6 29 (7.49%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.88%) Python
8 14 (3.62%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.33%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.29%) VB
10 5 (1.29%) RPG
10 5 (1.29%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.03%) Groovy
12 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.52%) XPath
13 2 (0.52%) C
14 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.26%) VBScript
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (11.63%) Degree
2 5 (1.29%) ISEB
3 4 (1.03%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.03%) PhD
4 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.52%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.26%) CCA
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.20%) Basel III
2 12 (3.10%) QA
3 9 (2.33%) Basel II
4 7 (1.81%) CRD IV
4 7 (1.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.29%) EMIR
6 4 (1.03%) Data Quality
6 4 (1.03%) SLA
7 3 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.52%) HDFS
1 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (15.25%) Oracle
2 18 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.10%) Sybase
3 12 (3.10%) SunGard
4 10 (2.58%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.07%) Murex
6 7 (1.81%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.81%) CA
7 6 (1.55%) HP
8 5 (1.29%) Informatica
9 4 (1.03%) Vertica
9 4 (1.03%) Reuters
10 3 (0.78%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.78%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.78%) Tableau
10 3 (0.78%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.52%) Altova
11 2 (0.52%) Brady
11 2 (0.52%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.52%) Perforce
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