The table below looks at the statistics for Basel III skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel III over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel III
Rank 385 326 255
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -71
Contract jobs citing Basel III 40 104 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.41% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.08% 4.96% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 58 155
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £418 £455
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £683 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £433 £383
% change year-on-year
+9.82% +13.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Basel III
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1926 2098 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.86% 8.34% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1332 1454 1490
Average daily rate £438 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 23 50
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.97 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £67.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

Basel III
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basel III across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Basel III Jobs Demand Trend in London

Basel III
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Basel III across the London region.

Basel III Daily Rate Trend in London

Basel III
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel III across the London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Basel III Daily Rate Histogram in London

Basel III
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel III within the London region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
City of London +7 10 £550 +2.32% 3
Basel III
England

Basel III
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Basel III 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 Basel III.

1 60 (62.50%) Banking
2 51 (53.13%) Finance
3 43 (44.79%) Investment Banking
4 36 (37.50%) SQL
5 31 (32.29%) Credit Risk
6 24 (25.00%) Derivative
7 21 (21.88%) Business Analysis
8 19 (19.79%) Market Risk
9 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (16.67%) Project Management
10 16 (16.67%) Analytics
10 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 15 (15.63%) TDD
11 15 (15.63%) Credit Derivative
12 14 (14.58%) Equities
13 13 (13.54%) C#
14 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.50%) Front Office
14 12 (12.50%) CRD IV
14 12 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
15 11 (11.46%) Oracle
15 11 (11.46%) Manual Testing
16 10 (10.42%) Basel II
16 10 (10.42%) Test Strategy
17 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
17 9 (9.38%) .NET
17 9 (9.38%) C++
17 9 (9.38%) Stress Testing
18 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing

Basel III
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Basel III 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 Basel III. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) FTP
2 2 (2.08%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Database
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.08%) OLTP
8 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) MSTest
2 3 (3.13%) Moq
2 3 (3.13%) Subversion
2 3 (3.13%) TeamCity
3 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.04%) ERwin
General
1 60 (62.50%) Banking
2 51 (53.13%) Finance
3 43 (44.79%) Investment Banking
4 12 (12.50%) Front Office
5 5 (5.21%) Retail
6 4 (4.17%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.08%) Back Office
7 2 (2.08%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.04%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (63.54%) Analyst
2 51 (53.13%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.71%) Developer
4 10 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.38%) Architect
5 9 (9.38%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Risk Analyst
7 6 (6.25%) Quantitative Developer
8 5 (5.21%) C++ Developer
8 5 (5.21%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Business Architect
8 5 (5.21%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Banking Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Business Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Market Risk Analyst
10 3 (3.13%) Credit Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 6 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 6 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (5.21%) WPF
4 3 (3.13%) Ninject
5 2 (2.08%) LINQ
6 1 (1.04%) jQuery
6 1 (1.04%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) Credit Risk
2 24 (25.00%) Derivative
3 19 (19.79%) Market Risk
4 16 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (15.63%) Credit Derivative
6 14 (14.58%) Equities
7 5 (5.21%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.08%) Grid Computing
8 2 (2.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.04%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Derivative
9 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) UNIX
2 5 (5.21%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Business Analysis
2 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (16.67%) Project Management
3 16 (16.67%) Analytics
4 15 (15.63%) Risk Management
4 15 (15.63%) TDD
5 12 (12.50%) Risk Analytics
6 11 (11.46%) Manual Testing
7 10 (10.42%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.38%) Stress Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (7.29%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.25%) ETL
11 6 (6.25%) Change Management
12 5 (5.21%) MVC
12 5 (5.21%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.50%) SQL
2 13 (13.54%) C#
3 9 (9.38%) C++
4 7 (7.29%) VBA
4 7 (7.29%) Python
5 5 (5.21%) Perl
6 4 (4.17%) Java
7 1 (1.04%) C
7 1 (1.04%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.04%) IIBA
2 1 (1.04%) CBAP
2 1 (1.04%) PMP
2 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.04%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.50%) CRD IV
2 10 (10.42%) Basel II
3 8 (8.33%) COREP
4 5 (5.21%) FINREP
4 5 (5.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (4.17%) EMIR
6 3 (3.13%) QA
7 2 (2.08%) MiFID
7 2 (2.08%) Data Quality
7 2 (2.08%) FATCA
8 1 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 11 (11.46%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.13%) Informatica
3 3 (3.13%) Sybase
4 2 (2.08%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.08%) Teradata
5 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.04%) SAP
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