The 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 358 278 230
Rank change year-on-year
-80 -48
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 237 317 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.66% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% 2.48% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 221 347
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £525
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
Market Risk
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13109 12783 13590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.04% 26.58% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7937 8002 8058
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 579 546 721
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.22 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -39 235 £550 - 38
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
South East - - - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 252 (61.92%) Banking
2 196 (48.16%) Investment Banking
3 161 (39.56%) SQL
4 159 (39.07%) Credit Risk
5 149 (36.61%) Finance
6 116 (28.50%) Risk Management
7 105 (25.80%) Front Office
8 96 (23.59%) C#
9 65 (15.97%) Java
10 62 (15.23%) Oracle
10 62 (15.23%) Derivative
11 60 (14.74%) Business Analysis
12 59 (14.50%) .NET
12 59 (14.50%) Data Modelling
13 58 (14.25%) Degree
14 49 (12.04%) Stress Testing
15 48 (11.79%) Analytics
15 48 (11.79%) SQL Server
16 47 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
17 38 (9.34%) Project Management
18 34 (8.35%) VBA
18 34 (8.35%) Multithreading
19 33 (8.11%) C++
19 33 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
19 33 (8.11%) Spring
20 32 (7.86%) TDD
21 31 (7.62%) Windows
21 31 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (7.62%) Oracle Database
22 30 (7.37%) Maven

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.23%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.23%) IIS
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.98%) Node.js
3 4 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.49%) GemFire
4 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
5 1 (0.25%) SAS
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.70%) MS Office
3 8 (1.97%) MS Project
4 6 (1.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.98%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) Endur
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.98%) SAN
2 2 (0.49%) NAS
2 2 (0.49%) SSL
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.79%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (7.62%) Oracle Database
4 27 (6.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (4.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.95%) Oracle Database 11g
9 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
10 9 (2.21%) QlikView
11 8 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.72%) OLAP
13 5 (1.23%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
14 4 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.98%) Big Data
14 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 2 (0.49%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (7.37%) Maven
2 21 (5.16%) JUnit
3 20 (4.91%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.67%) JIRA
5 16 (3.93%) Subversion
6 14 (3.44%) CruiseControl
7 11 (2.70%) Git (software)
8 9 (2.21%) Mockito
9 5 (1.23%) jMock
10 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.74%) Grunt
11 3 (0.74%) Hudson
11 3 (0.74%) Mocha
12 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.49%) XMLSpy
12 2 (0.49%) Toad
12 2 (0.49%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.25%) Gradle
13 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 252 (61.92%) Banking
2 196 (48.16%) Investment Banking
3 149 (36.61%) Finance
4 105 (25.80%) Front Office
5 15 (3.69%) Back Office
6 10 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.97%) Legal
7 8 (1.97%) Retail
8 6 (1.47%) Advertising
9 3 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (40.29%) Analyst
2 157 (38.57%) Developer
3 111 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 66 (16.22%) Market Risk Analyst
5 60 (14.74%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 55 (13.51%) Risk Analyst
7 40 (9.83%) Project Manager
8 38 (9.34%) C# Developer
9 34 (8.35%) Market Analyst
10 30 (7.37%) IT Business Analyst
11 26 (6.39%) Banking Business Analyst
11 26 (6.39%) Java Developer
12 19 (4.67%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 18 (4.42%) .NET Developer
14 17 (4.18%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
15 16 (3.93%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (3.69%) Data Analyst
17 14 (3.44%) SQL Developer
18 13 (3.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
19 12 (2.95%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.50%) .NET
2 33 (8.11%) Spring
3 21 (5.16%) WCF
3 21 (5.16%) Web Services
3 21 (5.16%) XML
4 18 (4.42%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.18%) J2EE
6 15 (3.69%) JDBC
6 15 (3.69%) HTML
6 15 (3.69%) WPF
6 15 (3.69%) HTML5
7 13 (3.19%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (3.19%) Spring MVC
7 13 (3.19%) Hibernate
8 12 (2.95%) MDX
9 10 (2.46%) LINQ
10 9 (2.21%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.97%) STL
11 8 (1.97%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.72%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 159 (39.07%) Credit Risk
2 62 (15.23%) Derivative
3 27 (6.63%) Computer Science
4 26 (6.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (5.65%) Fixed Income
6 19 (4.67%) Equities
7 14 (3.44%) Equity Derivative
8 13 (3.19%) Credit Derivative
9 12 (2.95%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.70%) Economics
11 10 (2.46%) Reference Data
12 9 (2.21%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.97%) Statistics
14 7 (1.72%) Wiki
15 6 (1.47%) Grid Computing
15 6 (1.47%) SWIFT
16 5 (1.23%) iSeries
16 5 (1.23%) Hedge funds
17 3 (0.74%) Physics
18 2 (0.49%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.62%) Windows
2 19 (4.67%) Linux
2 19 (4.67%) UNIX
3 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.49%) SUSE
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (28.50%) Risk Management
2 60 (14.74%) Business Analysis
3 59 (14.50%) Data Modelling
4 49 (12.04%) Stress Testing
5 48 (11.79%) Analytics
6 47 (11.55%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (9.34%) Project Management
8 34 (8.35%) Multithreading
9 32 (7.86%) TDD
10 31 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (7.13%) MVC
12 26 (6.39%) Low Latency
13 25 (6.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (6.14%) ETL
14 23 (5.65%) Data Analysis
14 23 (5.65%) Risk Analytics
15 22 (5.41%) Unit Testing
15 22 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (5.16%) OO
16 21 (5.16%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 161 (39.56%) SQL
2 96 (23.59%) C#
3 65 (15.97%) Java
4 34 (8.35%) VBA
5 33 (8.11%) C++
6 26 (6.39%) PL/SQL
7 18 (4.42%) Python
8 14 (3.44%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.46%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.21%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.47%) VB
12 5 (1.23%) RPG
13 3 (0.74%) XPath
13 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.49%) C
15 1 (0.25%) Groovy
15 1 (0.25%) XQuery
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (14.25%) Degree
2 6 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.98%) PMP
3 4 (0.98%) PhD
4 3 (0.74%) ISEB
4 3 (0.74%) MBA
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) CCA
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) IIBA
6 1 (0.25%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.41%) Basel III
2 21 (5.16%) QA
3 10 (2.46%) Basel II
4 6 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.98%) EMIR
6 3 (0.74%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.49%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.74%) Control-M
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (15.23%) Oracle
2 14 (3.44%) Sybase
3 12 (2.95%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.70%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.21%) SunGard
6 8 (1.97%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.47%) CA
8 5 (1.23%) Reuters
9 4 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (0.98%) HP
9 4 (0.98%) Murex
10 3 (0.74%) Pegasus
10 3 (0.74%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.74%) Tableau
11 2 (0.49%) Vertica
11 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.49%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.49%) Altova
11 2 (0.49%) Calypso
11 2 (0.49%) Cognos
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