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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 365 273 212
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -61
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 194 302 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 2.42% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 205 361
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £575 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +53.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12277 12471 13119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.76% 27.37% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7553 7707 7766
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 494 547 653
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £24.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -8.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%
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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -61 190 £550 - 48
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 211 (57.34%) Banking
2 163 (44.29%) Investment Banking
3 154 (41.85%) Credit Risk
4 150 (40.76%) Finance
5 133 (36.14%) SQL
6 108 (29.35%) Front Office
7 96 (26.09%) Risk Management
8 92 (25.00%) C#
9 63 (17.12%) Derivative
10 54 (14.67%) .NET
11 52 (14.13%) Oracle
12 50 (13.59%) Java
12 50 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
13 47 (12.77%) Data Modelling
14 46 (12.50%) Analytics
15 45 (12.23%) Business Analysis
16 42 (11.41%) Degree
17 40 (10.87%) Stress Testing
17 40 (10.87%) SQL Server
18 39 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
19 38 (10.33%) VBA
20 35 (9.51%) Project Management
21 33 (8.97%) C++
22 30 (8.15%) TDD
23 28 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 25 (6.79%) Basel III
25 24 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
25 24 (6.52%) MS Excel
26 23 (6.25%) PL/SQL
26 23 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 12 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.36%) IIS
2 5 (1.36%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.09%) GemFire
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.54%) Node.js
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Documentum
6 1 (0.27%) SAS
6 1 (0.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.90%) MS Office
3 5 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) Adaptiv
2 3 (0.82%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.27%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.27%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.27%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.27%) Summit
3 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.82%) SAN
2 2 (0.54%) NAS
3 1 (0.27%) FTP
3 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.60%) Data Warehouse
3 24 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 22 (5.98%) Oracle Database
5 14 (3.80%) Relational Database
5 14 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.45%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.45%) NoSQL
8 8 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 7 (1.90%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (1.63%) OLAP
11 5 (1.36%) QlikView
11 5 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.82%) Big Data
12 3 (0.82%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.54%) MS Access
13 2 (0.54%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 22 (5.98%) Maven
2 17 (4.62%) JIRA
3 15 (4.08%) JUnit
4 11 (2.99%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.17%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.17%) CruiseControl
5 8 (2.17%) Subversion
6 4 (1.09%) Mockito
7 3 (0.82%) Mocha
7 3 (0.82%) jMock
7 3 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.82%) Grunt
8 2 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.54%) Hudson
8 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.54%) Toad
8 2 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.27%) ERwin
9 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 211 (57.34%) Banking
2 163 (44.29%) Investment Banking
3 150 (40.76%) Finance
4 108 (29.35%) Front Office
5 11 (2.99%) Back Office
6 8 (2.17%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.90%) Legal
8 4 (1.09%) Advertising
9 3 (0.82%) Wholesale Banking
10 2 (0.54%) Retail
11 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 156 (42.39%) Analyst
2 137 (37.23%) Developer
3 98 (26.63%) Business Analyst
4 48 (13.04%) Market Risk Analyst
5 40 (10.87%) Project Manager
5 40 (10.87%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 39 (10.60%) Risk Analyst
7 37 (10.05%) C# Developer
8 22 (5.98%) Banking Business Analyst
9 21 (5.71%) Market Analyst
9 21 (5.71%) Java Developer
10 20 (5.43%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 20 (5.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 19 (5.16%) IT Business Analyst
12 18 (4.89%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 17 (4.62%) Data Analyst
14 16 (4.35%) .NET Developer
15 14 (3.80%) Test Analyst
15 14 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
16 12 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.67%) .NET
2 20 (5.43%) Spring
3 19 (5.16%) WCF
4 18 (4.89%) XML
5 14 (3.80%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.53%) Web Services
6 13 (3.53%) WPF
7 12 (3.26%) MDX
8 11 (2.99%) J2EE
8 11 (2.99%) HTML
8 11 (2.99%) HTML5
9 10 (2.72%) LINQ
10 9 (2.45%) .NET Framework
10 9 (2.45%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.90%) Spring MVC
11 7 (1.90%) JDBC
12 6 (1.63%) Hibernate
12 6 (1.63%) AngularJS
13 5 (1.36%) ActiveMQ
14 4 (1.09%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 154 (41.85%) Credit Risk
2 63 (17.12%) Derivative
3 28 (7.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 22 (5.98%) Fixed Income
5 16 (4.35%) Credit Derivative
5 16 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (3.80%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.80%) Equities
7 10 (2.72%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.45%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.45%) Statistics
9 8 (2.17%) Economics
10 6 (1.63%) Wiki
11 5 (1.36%) iSeries
11 5 (1.36%) SWIFT
12 4 (1.09%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.09%) Reference Data
12 4 (1.09%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.82%) Physics
13 3 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.71%) Windows
2 14 (3.80%) UNIX
3 11 (2.99%) Linux
4 8 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.54%) SUSE
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (26.09%) Risk Management
2 50 (13.59%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (12.77%) Data Modelling
4 46 (12.50%) Analytics
5 45 (12.23%) Business Analysis
6 40 (10.87%) Stress Testing
7 35 (9.51%) Project Management
8 30 (8.15%) TDD
9 23 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (5.71%) Multithreading
11 21 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (5.71%) Risk Analytics
12 19 (5.16%) Low Latency
12 19 (5.16%) MVC
13 18 (4.89%) ETL
13 18 (4.89%) Greeks
14 17 (4.62%) Scrum
14 17 (4.62%) Data Analysis
15 16 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 133 (36.14%) SQL
2 92 (25.00%) C#
3 50 (13.59%) Java
4 38 (10.33%) VBA
5 33 (8.97%) C++
6 23 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.35%) Python
8 10 (2.72%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.45%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.36%) RPG
10 5 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.09%) Groovy
12 3 (0.82%) VB
13 2 (0.54%) C
14 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.27%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
14 1 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (11.41%) Degree
2 5 (1.36%) ISTQB
2 5 (1.36%) PhD
2 5 (1.36%) ISEB
3 3 (0.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.54%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.27%) MCP
5 1 (0.27%) MBA
5 1 (0.27%) CCA
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.79%) Basel III
2 13 (3.53%) QA
3 10 (2.72%) Basel II
4 8 (2.17%) CRD IV
5 6 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
6 4 (1.09%) SLA
6 4 (1.09%) EMIR
7 3 (0.82%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.27%) COREP
8 1 (0.27%) FINREP
8 1 (0.27%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.54%) HDFS
2 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.54%) Puppet
2 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.54%) Control-M
Vendors
1 52 (14.13%) Oracle
2 19 (5.16%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.26%) Sybase
4 11 (2.99%) SunGard
5 10 (2.72%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.17%) Murex
7 6 (1.63%) CA
7 6 (1.63%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.63%) HP
8 5 (1.36%) Informatica
9 4 (1.09%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.09%) Vertica
10 3 (0.82%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.82%) Reuters
10 3 (0.82%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.54%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.54%) Perforce
11 2 (0.54%) Ab Initio
11 2 (0.54%) Calypso
11 2 (0.54%) Brady
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cititec
Rate: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Vadis People
Rate: C£600-650 per day depending on exp
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £440.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £525 - £610 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago