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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Risk
Rank 431 425 376
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -49
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 171 167 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.36% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.12% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 129 153
Average daily rate £600 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £375 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £853 £750 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £410
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
15335 14854 14642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.50% 31.66% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9353 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 637 613
Average hourly rate £22.12 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 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 +6 164 £600 +6.19% 22
South East - 3 £625 -
Midlands - 2 £600 -
North West - 2 £360 -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) Banking
2 247 (62.37%) Finance
3 178 (44.95%) Investment Banking
4 125 (31.57%) Credit Risk
5 123 (31.06%) SQL
6 112 (28.28%) Front Office
7 111 (28.03%) Risk Management
8 99 (25.00%) Derivative
9 81 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (18.94%) C#
11 59 (14.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 58 (14.65%) Analytics
13 57 (14.39%) .NET
14 56 (14.14%) Degree
15 54 (13.64%) Java
16 48 (12.12%) Business Analysis
16 48 (12.12%) Fixed Income
17 46 (11.62%) SQL Server
18 44 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (11.11%) Murex
19 43 (10.86%) Project Management
20 42 (10.61%) Stress Testing
21 40 (10.10%) C++
21 40 (10.10%) Equities
22 36 (9.09%) VBA
22 36 (9.09%) Calypso
23 33 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
24 31 (7.83%) Mathematics
24 31 (7.83%) Back Office
25 30 (7.58%) Migration

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 15 (3.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (2.78%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.77%) Node.js
3 7 (1.77%) SAS
4 5 (1.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.01%) GemFire
6 1 (0.25%) IIS
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 20 (5.05%) MS Office
2 19 (4.80%) MS Excel
3 11 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.51%) MS Project
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (4.80%) Summit
2 7 (1.77%) Adaptiv
3 2 (0.51%) Endur
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (11.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.82%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (5.05%) Big Data
4 16 (4.04%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (3.79%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.27%) OLAP
7 9 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.26%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.26%) HBase
10 5 (1.26%) MS Access
10 5 (1.26%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 20 (5.05%) Maven
2 14 (3.54%) JIRA
3 11 (2.78%) Subversion
4 7 (1.77%) Grunt
4 7 (1.77%) Jasmine
4 7 (1.77%) Mocha
5 5 (1.26%) JUnit
6 4 (1.01%) Hudson
6 4 (1.01%) SonarQube
7 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.51%) ERwin
7 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 252 (63.64%) Banking
2 247 (62.37%) Finance
3 178 (44.95%) Investment Banking
4 112 (28.28%) Front Office
5 31 (7.83%) Back Office
6 11 (2.78%) Corporate Banking
6 11 (2.78%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.77%) Legal
8 5 (1.26%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.76%) International Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Marketing
11 1 (0.25%) Retail
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (44.44%) Analyst
2 135 (34.09%) Business Analyst
3 125 (31.57%) Developer
4 102 (25.76%) Risk Analyst
5 81 (20.45%) Risk Business Analyst
6 56 (14.14%) Market Risk Analyst
7 51 (12.88%) Risk Manager
8 48 (12.12%) Banking Analyst
9 46 (11.62%) Market Risk Business Analyst
10 44 (11.11%) Project Manager
11 39 (9.85%) Java Developer
12 35 (8.84%) Market Risk Developer
13 31 (7.83%) C# Developer
13 31 (7.83%) Risk Project Manager
14 29 (7.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 25 (6.31%) IT Analyst
15 25 (6.31%) Market Risk Project Manager
16 24 (6.06%) Report Analyst
17 23 (5.81%) IT Business Analyst
17 23 (5.81%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (14.39%) .NET
2 28 (7.07%) WPF
3 26 (6.57%) ASP.NET
4 24 (6.06%) WCF
5 20 (5.05%) Spring
6 18 (4.55%) XML
7 15 (3.79%) .NET Framework
7 15 (3.79%) MDX
8 12 (3.03%) RESTful
9 11 (2.78%) FpML
9 11 (2.78%) HTML
9 11 (2.78%) HTML5
10 9 (2.27%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.02%) Web Services
12 7 (1.77%) CSS
13 6 (1.52%) ActiveMQ
14 5 (1.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (1.26%) Entity Framework
15 4 (1.01%) Ajax
16 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 125 (31.57%) Credit Risk
2 99 (25.00%) Derivative
3 59 (14.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 48 (12.12%) Fixed Income
5 44 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 40 (10.10%) Equities
7 31 (7.83%) Mathematics
8 27 (6.82%) Equity Derivative
8 27 (6.82%) Hedge funds
9 24 (6.06%) Grid Computing
10 17 (4.29%) Credit Derivative
11 14 (3.54%) PMI
12 9 (2.27%) Management Information System
12 9 (2.27%) Physics
12 9 (2.27%) Statistics
13 7 (1.77%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.01%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.76%) Computer Science
15 3 (0.76%) Economics
15 3 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (5.05%) Linux
2 17 (4.29%) Unix
2 17 (4.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.03%) Risk Management
2 81 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (14.65%) Analytics
4 48 (12.12%) Business Analysis
5 43 (10.86%) Project Management
6 42 (10.61%) Stress Testing
7 33 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (7.58%) Migration
9 28 (7.07%) Validation
10 27 (6.82%) SDLC
11 25 (6.31%) Monte Carlo Method
12 22 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (5.30%) Algorithmic Trading
13 21 (5.30%) Data Analysis
14 20 (5.05%) Multithreading
14 20 (5.05%) Scrum
15 17 (4.29%) ETL
15 17 (4.29%) PRINCE2
15 17 (4.29%) Risk Analysis
15 17 (4.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 123 (31.06%) SQL
2 75 (18.94%) C#
3 54 (13.64%) Java
4 40 (10.10%) C++
5 36 (9.09%) VBA
6 16 (4.04%) JavaScript
7 15 (3.79%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.78%) Scala
9 9 (2.27%) Korn
9 9 (2.27%) Python
10 8 (2.02%) R
11 7 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.52%) MATLAB
12 6 (1.52%) PL/SQL
12 6 (1.52%) VB
13 5 (1.26%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.01%) VC++
15 2 (0.51%) ANSI SQL
15 2 (0.51%) C
15 2 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 56 (14.14%) Degree
2 16 (4.04%) PhD
3 15 (3.79%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.76%) CFA
5 2 (0.51%) CISM
5 2 (0.51%) CISSP
5 2 (0.51%) PMP
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.57%) QA
2 25 (6.31%) MiFID
3 23 (5.81%) EMIR
4 20 (5.05%) Data Quality
5 19 (4.80%) AIFMD
6 7 (1.77%) Basel III
7 3 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.76%) FATCA
7 3 (0.76%) SLA
8 2 (0.51%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) Control-M
2 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (11.11%) Murex
2 36 (9.09%) Calypso
3 23 (5.81%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.81%) Oracle
4 15 (3.79%) Sybase
5 11 (2.78%) Algorithmics
6 10 (2.53%) DataSynapse
7 6 (1.52%) SunGard
8 5 (1.26%) Sophis
9 3 (0.76%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.51%) CheckPoint
10 2 (0.51%) Citrix
10 2 (0.51%) Cognos
10 2 (0.51%) Vertica
11 1 (0.25%) Actian
11 1 (0.25%) Genesys
11 1 (0.25%) IBM
11 1 (0.25%) Remedy
11 1 (0.25%) Reuters
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