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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 364 282 223
Rank change year-on-year
-82 -59
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 231 316 463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.44% 0.65% 0.87%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 2.06% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 228 371
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 £421 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £649 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £638 £575
% change year-on-year
-31.37% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £85.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 -
Market Risk
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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
16397 15364 16430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.85% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10189 9700 9744
Average daily rate £420 £420 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 816
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.90 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -26.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.29 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -31 228 £550 - 31
South East - 1 £450 -
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North East - - - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 264 (62.26%) Banking
2 199 (46.93%) Investment Banking
3 170 (40.09%) SQL
4 153 (36.08%) Credit Risk
5 149 (35.14%) Finance
6 122 (28.77%) Risk Management
7 101 (23.82%) Front Office
8 98 (23.11%) C#
9 87 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (17.22%) Java
11 72 (16.98%) Business Analysis
12 68 (16.04%) Oracle
13 66 (15.57%) .NET
14 60 (14.15%) Stress Testing
15 58 (13.68%) Degree
15 58 (13.68%) Data Modelling
16 53 (12.50%) Derivative
17 48 (11.32%) SQL Server
18 43 (10.14%) Analytics
19 39 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (8.49%) VBA
20 36 (8.49%) Project Management
21 35 (8.25%) Multithreading
22 34 (8.02%) Spring
23 33 (7.78%) Windows
24 32 (7.55%) MVC
24 32 (7.55%) Oracle Database
25 31 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
26 30 (7.08%) Maven
26 30 (7.08%) TDD

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 9 (2.12%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.18%) IIS
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.94%) Node.js
4 3 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.24%) GemFire
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.83%) MS Office
3 7 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.89%) Adaptiv
2 6 (1.42%) Summit
3 5 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) Endur
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.94%) SAN
2 2 (0.47%) NAS
2 2 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.24%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (3.54%) Relational Database
7 10 (2.36%) QlikView
7 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (2.36%) Oracle Database 10g
7 10 (2.36%) OLAP
8 8 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.42%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.94%) Big Data
11 4 (0.94%) Hadoop
11 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (0.94%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (7.08%) Maven
2 21 (4.95%) Subversion
3 20 (4.72%) TeamCity
3 20 (4.72%) JIRA
3 20 (4.72%) JUnit
4 18 (4.25%) CruiseControl
5 11 (2.59%) Git (software)
5 11 (2.59%) Mockito
6 5 (1.18%) jMock
7 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.71%) Grunt
8 3 (0.71%) Mocha
8 3 (0.71%) Hudson
9 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.47%) Toad
9 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.47%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.24%) ERwin
General
1 264 (62.26%) Banking
2 199 (46.93%) Investment Banking
3 149 (35.14%) Finance
4 101 (23.82%) Front Office
5 15 (3.54%) Back Office
6 11 (2.59%) Retail
7 10 (2.36%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.12%) Legal
9 7 (1.65%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 170 (40.09%) Analyst
2 162 (38.21%) Developer
3 125 (29.48%) Business Analyst
4 76 (17.92%) Market Risk Analyst
5 70 (16.51%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 64 (15.09%) Risk Analyst
7 44 (10.38%) Market Analyst
8 37 (8.73%) C# Developer
9 36 (8.49%) Project Manager
10 34 (8.02%) IT Business Analyst
11 29 (6.84%) Banking Business Analyst
12 27 (6.37%) Java Developer
13 23 (5.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 21 (4.95%) .NET Developer
14 21 (4.95%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
15 19 (4.48%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.30%) Risk Manager
17 13 (3.07%) Senior Analyst
17 13 (3.07%) Senior Developer
18 12 (2.83%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.57%) .NET
2 34 (8.02%) Spring
3 23 (5.42%) WCF
4 22 (5.19%) Web Services
5 19 (4.48%) XML
5 19 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 19 (4.48%) WPF
6 17 (4.01%) J2EE
6 17 (4.01%) JDBC
7 15 (3.54%) HTML
7 15 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (3.54%) HTML5
8 14 (3.30%) Hibernate
8 14 (3.30%) Spring MVC
9 12 (2.83%) .NET Framework
9 12 (2.83%) MDX
10 8 (1.89%) STL
10 8 (1.89%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.65%) JMS
11 7 (1.65%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 153 (36.08%) Credit Risk
2 53 (12.50%) Derivative
3 39 (9.20%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (6.37%) Computer Science
5 23 (5.42%) Fixed Income
5 23 (5.42%) Equities
6 18 (4.25%) Data Structures
7 13 (3.07%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.59%) Equity Derivative
8 11 (2.59%) Reference Data
8 11 (2.59%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.36%) Credit Derivative
10 9 (2.12%) User Experience
11 8 (1.89%) Economics
12 7 (1.65%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.65%) Wiki
13 6 (1.42%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.18%) iSeries
14 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.78%) Windows
2 19 (4.48%) Linux
2 19 (4.48%) UNIX
3 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.47%) SUSE
5 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.77%) Risk Management
2 87 (20.52%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (16.98%) Business Analysis
4 60 (14.15%) Stress Testing
5 58 (13.68%) Data Modelling
6 43 (10.14%) Analytics
7 36 (8.49%) Project Management
8 35 (8.25%) Multithreading
9 32 (7.55%) MVC
10 31 (7.31%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.08%) TDD
12 29 (6.84%) User Acceptance Testing
13 28 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 27 (6.37%) ETL
15 26 (6.13%) Low Latency
16 23 (5.42%) Business Intelligence
16 23 (5.42%) Unit Testing
17 21 (4.95%) Data Analysis
17 21 (4.95%) OO
17 21 (4.95%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 170 (40.09%) SQL
2 98 (23.11%) C#
3 73 (17.22%) Java
4 36 (8.49%) VBA
5 30 (7.08%) C++
6 27 (6.37%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.77%) Python
8 14 (3.30%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.12%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.89%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.42%) VB
12 5 (1.18%) RPG
12 5 (1.18%) C
13 3 (0.71%) XPath
13 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.24%) XQuery
14 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.24%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.68%) Degree
2 6 (1.42%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.94%) PhD
3 4 (0.94%) ISEB
3 4 (0.94%) PMP
4 3 (0.71%) MBA
5 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.24%) CCA
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) IIBA
6 1 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.72%) Basel III
2 17 (4.01%) QA
3 6 (1.42%) Basel II
4 5 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.94%) EMIR
6 3 (0.71%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (2.12%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.71%) Control-M
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 68 (16.04%) Oracle
2 17 (4.01%) Sybase
3 14 (3.30%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.36%) Bloomberg
5 8 (1.89%) SunGard
5 8 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.18%) CA
6 5 (1.18%) Reuters
7 4 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (0.94%) Murex
8 3 (0.71%) Cognos
8 3 (0.71%) Tableau
9 2 (0.47%) Vertica
9 2 (0.47%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.47%) Altova
9 2 (0.47%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.47%) Informatica
9 2 (0.47%) Citrix
10 1 (0.24%) Perforce
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