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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 367 289 224
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -65
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 221 309 462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.64% 0.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.37% 2.03% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 223 366
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 £417 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £700 £575
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +21.73%
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £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 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -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 23 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 23 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 -36 219 £550 - 33
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
South East - - - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 252 (61.76%) Banking
2 191 (46.81%) Investment Banking
3 162 (39.71%) SQL
4 149 (36.52%) Credit Risk
5 141 (34.56%) Finance
6 121 (29.66%) Risk Management
7 101 (24.75%) Front Office
8 94 (23.04%) C#
9 87 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (17.40%) Java
11 70 (17.16%) Business Analysis
12 66 (16.18%) Oracle
13 60 (14.71%) .NET
14 59 (14.46%) Degree
15 58 (14.22%) Data Modelling
16 55 (13.48%) Stress Testing
17 53 (12.99%) Derivative
18 46 (11.27%) SQL Server
19 42 (10.29%) Analytics
20 36 (8.82%) Project Management
21 35 (8.58%) Spring
21 35 (8.58%) Multithreading
22 34 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
22 34 (8.33%) VBA
23 33 (8.09%) Oracle Database
24 32 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
24 32 (7.84%) MVC
25 31 (7.60%) Maven
25 31 (7.60%) Windows
26 30 (7.35%) C++

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 10 (2.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.23%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.23%) IIS
2 5 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.98%) Node.js
4 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) GemFire
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.70%) MS Office
3 6 (1.47%) MS Project
4 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) 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 46 (11.27%) SQL Server
2 33 (8.09%) Oracle Database
3 28 (6.86%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.43%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.45%) QlikView
8 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.45%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (2.45%) OLAP
9 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (1.72%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.47%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (1.23%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.98%) Big Data
12 4 (0.98%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.98%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (0.98%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (7.60%) Maven
2 21 (5.15%) JUnit
3 20 (4.90%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.66%) JIRA
5 18 (4.41%) Subversion
6 17 (4.17%) CruiseControl
7 11 (2.70%) Git (software)
7 11 (2.70%) Mockito
8 6 (1.47%) jMock
9 4 (0.98%) Hudson
9 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.74%) Grunt
10 3 (0.74%) Mocha
11 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.49%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.49%) Toad
11 2 (0.49%) XMLSpy
12 1 (0.25%) ERwin
12 1 (0.25%) Gradle
General
1 252 (61.76%) Banking
2 191 (46.81%) Investment Banking
3 141 (34.56%) Finance
4 101 (24.75%) Front Office
5 15 (3.68%) Back Office
6 10 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.21%) Legal
7 9 (2.21%) Retail
8 7 (1.72%) 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 (40.20%) Analyst
2 158 (38.73%) Developer
3 120 (29.41%) Business Analyst
4 73 (17.89%) Market Risk Analyst
5 67 (16.42%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (15.44%) Risk Analyst
7 43 (10.54%) Market Analyst
8 36 (8.82%) Project Manager
8 36 (8.82%) C# Developer
9 33 (8.09%) IT Business Analyst
10 28 (6.86%) Java Developer
11 27 (6.62%) Banking Business Analyst
12 22 (5.39%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 20 (4.90%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 19 (4.66%) .NET Developer
15 17 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.43%) Risk Manager
17 13 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
18 12 (2.94%) Senior Developer
18 12 (2.94%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.71%) .NET
2 35 (8.58%) Spring
3 23 (5.64%) WCF
4 22 (5.39%) Web Services
5 19 (4.66%) XML
6 18 (4.41%) J2EE
6 18 (4.41%) ASP.NET
6 18 (4.41%) JDBC
6 18 (4.41%) WPF
7 15 (3.68%) Spring MVC
7 15 (3.68%) HTML
7 15 (3.68%) HTML5
8 14 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (3.43%) Hibernate
9 11 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 11 (2.70%) MDX
10 8 (1.96%) STL
10 8 (1.96%) JMS
10 8 (1.96%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.72%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 149 (36.52%) Credit Risk
2 53 (12.99%) Derivative
3 34 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (6.62%) Computer Science
5 22 (5.39%) Fixed Income
5 22 (5.39%) Equities
6 13 (3.19%) Mathematics
7 11 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
7 11 (2.70%) Reference Data
7 11 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.45%) Credit Derivative
9 9 (2.21%) User Experience
10 8 (1.96%) Economics
11 7 (1.72%) Grid Computing
11 7 (1.72%) Wiki
12 6 (1.47%) Hedge funds
13 5 (1.23%) iSeries
14 4 (0.98%) Statistics
15 3 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.60%) Windows
2 19 (4.66%) Linux
2 19 (4.66%) 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
1 121 (29.66%) Risk Management
2 87 (21.32%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.16%) Business Analysis
4 58 (14.22%) Data Modelling
5 55 (13.48%) Stress Testing
6 42 (10.29%) Analytics
7 36 (8.82%) Project Management
8 35 (8.58%) Multithreading
9 32 (7.84%) MVC
9 32 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.35%) TDD
11 27 (6.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (6.37%) Low Latency
13 25 (6.13%) ETL
14 24 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
14 24 (5.88%) Unit Testing
15 23 (5.64%) Business Intelligence
16 21 (5.15%) OO
16 21 (5.15%) Scrum
16 21 (5.15%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 162 (39.71%) SQL
2 94 (23.04%) C#
3 71 (17.40%) Java
4 34 (8.33%) VBA
5 30 (7.35%) C++
6 25 (6.13%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.92%) Python
8 14 (3.43%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.21%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.96%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.47%) VB
12 5 (1.23%) RPG
12 5 (1.23%) C
13 3 (0.74%) XPath
13 3 (0.74%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) XQuery
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 59 (14.46%) Degree
2 6 (1.47%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.98%) PMP
3 4 (0.98%) PhD
4 3 (0.74%) MBA
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) CCA
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) IIBA
6 1 (0.25%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.41%) Basel III
2 17 (4.17%) QA
3 6 (1.47%) Basel II
4 5 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.98%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.98%) EMIR
6 2 (0.49%) SLA
7 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.49%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.74%) Control-M
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 66 (16.18%) Oracle
2 17 (4.17%) Sybase
3 14 (3.43%) Business Objects
4 8 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (1.96%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.72%) SunGard
6 5 (1.23%) CA
6 5 (1.23%) Reuters
7 4 (0.98%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.74%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.74%) Tableau
8 3 (0.74%) Cognos
9 2 (0.49%) Murex
9 2 (0.49%) Citrix
9 2 (0.49%) Vertica
9 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.49%) Altova
10 1 (0.25%) Informatica
10 1 (0.25%) Perforce
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