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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 401 345 315
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -30
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 158 206 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.34% 0.47% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 1.49% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 168 157
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£575 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £496 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -36 157 £575 -4.16% 35
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 201 (55.99%) Banking
2 149 (41.50%) Investment Banking
3 139 (38.72%) SQL
4 133 (37.05%) Finance
5 109 (30.36%) Risk Management
6 95 (26.46%) Credit Risk
7 83 (23.12%) Stress Testing
8 72 (20.06%) Java
9 67 (18.66%) C#
10 64 (17.83%) Front Office
11 63 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
11 63 (17.55%) Data Modelling
12 59 (16.43%) Degree
13 56 (15.60%) Business Analysis
14 53 (14.76%) .NET
15 41 (11.42%) Project Management
16 37 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
17 36 (10.03%) Oracle
18 35 (9.75%) VBA
19 34 (9.47%) MS Excel
20 33 (9.19%) Integration Testing
21 32 (8.91%) Derivative
21 32 (8.91%) SQL Server
22 25 (6.96%) ETL
23 24 (6.69%) Equities
23 24 (6.69%) Validation
23 24 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
23 24 (6.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 24 (6.69%) OO
24 23 (6.41%) Retail

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.84%) JBoss
2 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.56%) Apache
3 2 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.79%) MS Office
2 10 (2.79%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.67%) MS Project
5 4 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) Summit
2 2 (0.56%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.28%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 1 (0.28%) Endur
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) FTP
2 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (8.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.13%) Big Data
3 21 (5.85%) Hadoop
4 20 (5.57%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 13 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (3.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.51%) QlikView
10 7 (1.95%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.67%) OLAP
12 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.39%) MS Access
13 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.11%) Impala
14 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 20 (5.57%) CruiseControl
2 13 (3.62%) Maven
3 12 (3.34%) JUnit
3 12 (3.34%) Subversion
4 9 (2.51%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.23%) Hudson
6 7 (1.95%) Mockito
7 6 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.39%) jMock
8 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (1.39%) Ant
9 4 (1.11%) NUnit
10 3 (0.84%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.56%) JIRA
12 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.28%) Moq
12 1 (0.28%) ProC
12 1 (0.28%) Toad
12 1 (0.28%) ERwin
General
1 201 (55.99%) Banking
2 149 (41.50%) Investment Banking
3 133 (37.05%) Finance
4 64 (17.83%) Front Office
5 23 (6.41%) Retail
6 11 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.79%) Legal
8 7 (1.95%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 153 (42.62%) Analyst
2 129 (35.93%) Business Analyst
3 118 (32.87%) Developer
4 83 (23.12%) Market Risk Analyst
5 76 (21.17%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (17.55%) Risk Analyst
7 50 (13.93%) Market Analyst
8 39 (10.86%) IT Business Analyst
9 38 (10.58%) Banking Business Analyst
10 27 (7.52%) Project Manager
11 25 (6.96%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.57%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 19 (5.29%) C# Developer
14 17 (4.74%) Senior Developer
15 16 (4.46%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
16 15 (4.18%) Architect
17 14 (3.90%) Risk Manager
18 11 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
19 10 (2.79%) Consultant
19 10 (2.79%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (14.76%) .NET
2 18 (5.01%) Spring
3 17 (4.74%) WCF
3 17 (4.74%) WPF
4 16 (4.46%) J2EE
5 13 (3.62%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.06%) JDBC
7 10 (2.79%) Web Services
7 10 (2.79%) JMS
7 10 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.79%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.23%) HTML
8 8 (2.23%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.23%) HTML5
8 8 (2.23%) Spring MVC
9 6 (1.67%) XML
9 6 (1.67%) STL
10 5 (1.39%) REST
10 5 (1.39%) Ext JS
11 4 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 95 (26.46%) Credit Risk
2 37 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (8.91%) Derivative
4 24 (6.69%) Equities
4 24 (6.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 20 (5.57%) Computer Science
6 19 (5.29%) Fixed Income
7 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.79%) Economics
9 9 (2.51%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.95%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.67%) Reference Data
11 6 (1.67%) User Experience
12 5 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.84%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.84%) Replication
14 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
15 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.01%) Windows
2 12 (3.34%) UNIX
2 12 (3.34%) Linux
3 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
3 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.56%) Solaris
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (30.36%) Risk Management
2 83 (23.12%) Stress Testing
3 63 (17.55%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (17.55%) Data Modelling
4 56 (15.60%) Business Analysis
5 41 (11.42%) Project Management
6 33 (9.19%) Integration Testing
7 25 (6.96%) ETL
8 24 (6.69%) Validation
8 24 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (6.69%) OO
9 23 (6.41%) Analytics
10 21 (5.85%) MVC
10 21 (5.85%) Business Intelligence
11 20 (5.57%) UML
12 19 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (5.29%) Migration
13 18 (5.01%) Multithreading
14 16 (4.46%) Scrum
15 14 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (38.72%) SQL
2 72 (20.06%) Java
3 67 (18.66%) C#
4 35 (9.75%) VBA
5 21 (5.85%) C++
6 10 (2.79%) Scala
7 9 (2.51%) Python
7 9 (2.51%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.23%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.67%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.84%) C
11 3 (0.84%) Perl
11 3 (0.84%) VB
12 2 (0.56%) Korn
13 1 (0.28%) XPath
13 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.28%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 59 (16.43%) Degree
2 3 (0.84%) IIBA
2 3 (0.84%) PMP
2 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.84%) MBA
3 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.56%) ISEB
3 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) CFA
4 1 (0.28%) CBAP
4 1 (0.28%) PhD
4 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.28%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.90%) QA
2 11 (3.06%) Basel III
3 3 (0.84%) EMIR
3 3 (0.84%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.84%) Basel II
4 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) HDFS
1 3 (0.84%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.56%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.39%) Control-M
2 4 (1.11%) SCCM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 36 (10.03%) Oracle
2 17 (4.74%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.46%) Sybase
4 14 (3.90%) Murex
5 8 (2.23%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.67%) Informatica
7 5 (1.39%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.84%) Reuters
9 3 (0.84%) Cognos
10 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.56%) Tableau
11 1 (0.28%) Platfora
11 1 (0.28%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.28%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.28%) Datameer
11 1 (0.28%) Hadapt
11 1 (0.28%) MapR
11 1 (0.28%) Splunk
11 1 (0.28%) DataSynapse
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