The table below looks at the statistics for CRD IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRD IV over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
England / London
Rank 404 407 399
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 3 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.043% 0.038%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.43% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £625 -
% change year-on-year
-32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2071 2070 2046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.72% 9.81% 9.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1437 1414 1393
Median daily rate £500 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 20
Median hourly rate £24.17 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.86% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £11.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.88 £34.00 £97.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

CRD IV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing CRD IV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

CRD IV Jobs Demand Trend in London

CRD IV
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

CRD IV Daily Rate Trend in London

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CRD IV also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for CRD IV.

1 7 (70.00%) Basel III
2 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Confluence
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 5 (50.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) WCF
3 5 (50.00%) WPF
3 5 (50.00%) LINQ
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (40.00%) Subversion
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (40.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Front Office
5 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
5 3 (30.00%) QA

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (20.00%) QlikView
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Front Office
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Pricing Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) QlikView Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Market Risk Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (10.00%) Report Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Business Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (10.00%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
1 5 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 5 (50.00%) LINQ
1 5 (50.00%) WCF
1 5 (50.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (40.00%) Change Management
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Monte Carlo Method
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
1 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CISA
2 1 (10.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CISSP
2 1 (10.00%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) Basel III
2 3 (30.00%) QA
3 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (10.00%) EMIR
3 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft