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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 348 287 226
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -61
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 218 289 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.62% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 2.33% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 194 351
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £555 £475
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.84%
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%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12736 12422 13335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.80% 26.65% 25.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7776 7663 7811
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £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 529 543 720
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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 1 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 1 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 -34 214 £550 - 36
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
South East - - - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 227 (57.61%) Banking
2 175 (44.42%) Investment Banking
3 170 (43.15%) Credit Risk
4 163 (41.37%) Finance
5 156 (39.59%) SQL
6 116 (29.44%) Front Office
7 115 (29.19%) Risk Management
8 99 (25.13%) C#
9 67 (17.01%) Derivative
10 59 (14.97%) .NET
11 58 (14.72%) Oracle
12 56 (14.21%) Data Modelling
13 55 (13.96%) Java
14 53 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
15 52 (13.20%) Stress Testing
16 51 (12.94%) Analytics
16 51 (12.94%) Business Analysis
17 48 (12.18%) Degree
18 46 (11.68%) SQL Server
19 41 (10.41%) VBA
20 38 (9.64%) Project Management
21 36 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
22 34 (8.63%) TDD
23 31 (7.87%) C++
24 29 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
25 28 (7.11%) PL/SQL
26 26 (6.60%) Oracle Database
26 26 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
26 26 (6.60%) Fixed Income
27 25 (6.35%) Maven

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 10 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.27%) IIS
2 5 (1.27%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.02%) Node.js
3 4 (1.02%) GemFire
4 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 25 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.02%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.03%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.02%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.02%) SAN
2 2 (0.51%) NAS
3 1 (0.25%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.14%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (6.60%) Oracle Database
4 23 (5.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.30%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (3.05%) Oracle Database 10g
8 12 (3.05%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.28%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.52%) OLAP
12 6 (1.52%) QlikView
13 5 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.27%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 2 (0.51%) MS Access
15 2 (0.51%) SQLPlus
15 2 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (6.35%) Maven
2 21 (5.33%) JIRA
3 17 (4.31%) JUnit
4 14 (3.55%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.30%) Subversion
6 11 (2.79%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.28%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.27%) Mockito
9 4 (1.02%) jMock
9 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.76%) Grunt
10 3 (0.76%) Mocha
11 2 (0.51%) Toad
11 2 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.51%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.51%) Hudson
11 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 227 (57.61%) Banking
2 175 (44.42%) Investment Banking
3 163 (41.37%) Finance
4 116 (29.44%) Front Office
5 15 (3.81%) Back Office
6 9 (2.28%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.03%) Legal
8 6 (1.52%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 166 (42.13%) Analyst
2 153 (38.83%) Developer
3 103 (26.14%) Business Analyst
4 56 (14.21%) Market Risk Analyst
5 47 (11.93%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 46 (11.68%) Risk Analyst
7 42 (10.66%) C# Developer
8 39 (9.90%) Project Manager
9 27 (6.85%) Market Analyst
10 24 (6.09%) Banking Business Analyst
10 24 (6.09%) IT Business Analyst
11 23 (5.84%) Java Developer
12 18 (4.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 17 (4.31%) .NET Developer
14 16 (4.06%) Data Analyst
14 16 (4.06%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 15 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.55%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
16 14 (3.55%) Senior Analyst
17 13 (3.30%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.97%) .NET
2 23 (5.84%) Spring
3 21 (5.33%) XML
4 20 (5.08%) WCF
5 19 (4.82%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.81%) HTML5
6 15 (3.81%) HTML
7 14 (3.55%) Web Services
8 13 (3.30%) WPF
9 12 (3.05%) J2EE
9 12 (3.05%) MDX
9 12 (3.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (2.79%) LINQ
11 10 (2.54%) .NET Framework
12 8 (2.03%) JDBC
12 8 (2.03%) Spring MVC
12 8 (2.03%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.78%) Hibernate
14 5 (1.27%) FpML
14 5 (1.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (43.15%) Credit Risk
2 67 (17.01%) Derivative
3 26 (6.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (6.60%) Fixed Income
4 20 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 19 (4.82%) Equities
6 17 (4.31%) Credit Derivative
6 17 (4.31%) Equity Derivative
7 10 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.54%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.54%) Reference Data
8 9 (2.28%) Statistics
9 8 (2.03%) Economics
10 7 (1.78%) SWIFT
10 7 (1.78%) Wiki
11 5 (1.27%) iSeries
11 5 (1.27%) Grid Computing
12 4 (1.02%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.76%) iPad
13 3 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.35%) Windows
2 16 (4.06%) UNIX
3 14 (3.55%) Linux
4 7 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.27%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.51%) SUSE
6 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (29.19%) Risk Management
2 56 (14.21%) Data Modelling
3 53 (13.45%) Agile Software Development
4 52 (13.20%) Stress Testing
5 51 (12.94%) Analytics
5 51 (12.94%) Business Analysis
6 38 (9.64%) Project Management
7 34 (8.63%) TDD
8 29 (7.36%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (5.84%) MVC
9 23 (5.84%) Multithreading
9 23 (5.84%) Risk Analytics
10 22 (5.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.58%) Data Analysis
11 21 (5.33%) Migration
12 20 (5.08%) Greeks
12 20 (5.08%) ETL
12 20 (5.08%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (4.57%) Scrum
13 18 (4.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 156 (39.59%) SQL
2 99 (25.13%) C#
3 55 (13.96%) Java
4 41 (10.41%) VBA
5 31 (7.87%) C++
6 28 (7.11%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.06%) Python
8 14 (3.55%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.28%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.52%) VB
12 5 (1.27%) RPG
13 4 (1.02%) Groovy
14 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
15 2 (0.51%) C
15 2 (0.51%) XPath
16 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.25%) VBScript
16 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 48 (12.18%) Degree
2 5 (1.27%) ISEB
3 4 (1.02%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.02%) PhD
4 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) CCA
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PMP
6 1 (0.25%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.35%) Basel III
2 14 (3.55%) QA
3 9 (2.28%) Basel II
4 7 (1.78%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.52%) CRD IV
6 5 (1.27%) EMIR
7 4 (1.02%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.76%) SLA
8 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.51%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.51%) Control-M
2 2 (0.51%) Puppet
2 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (14.72%) Oracle
2 17 (4.31%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.30%) Sybase
4 12 (3.05%) SunGard
5 10 (2.54%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.03%) Murex
6 8 (2.03%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.78%) CA
8 6 (1.52%) HP
9 5 (1.27%) Reuters
10 4 (1.02%) Informatica
11 3 (0.76%) Tableau
11 3 (0.76%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.76%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.76%) DataSynapse
12 2 (0.51%) Brady
12 2 (0.51%) Perforce
12 2 (0.51%) Citrix
12 2 (0.51%) Calypso
12 2 (0.51%) Red Hat
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