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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRD IV over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 399 396 371
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -25
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 12 9 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.043% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 0.45% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 20
Average daily rate £550 £500 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £420 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £560 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 - £463
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
CRD IV
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
2068 2006 2062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.78% 9.63% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1410 1389 1376
Average daily rate £468 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 26
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £15.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £45.25 £72.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

CRD IV
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRD IV across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRD IV across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

CRD IV Daily Rate Histogram in London

CRD IV
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 CRD IV within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +37 2 £488 +30.00% 4
Docklands, London +8 1 £575 +4.54%
CRD IV
England

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV.

1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
3 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) Investment Banking
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
5 8 (36.36%) QA
5 8 (36.36%) Credit Risk
5 8 (36.36%) Basel III
5 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) Basel II
5 8 (36.36%) Quality Management
6 7 (31.82%) FATCA
6 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
6 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 7 (31.82%) MiFID
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
8 5 (22.73%) Derivative
9 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
9 4 (18.18%) Analytics
9 4 (18.18%) COREP
10 3 (13.64%) Gradle
10 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
10 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
10 3 (13.64%) Multithreading

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) JBoss
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Ant
1 3 (13.64%) Gradle
1 3 (13.64%) Subversion
General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (50.00%) Banking
3 9 (40.91%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) International Banking
5 2 (9.09%) Back Office
5 2 (9.09%) General Ledger
5 2 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (4.55%) Advertising
6 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Analyst
2 12 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Business IT Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) IT Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) IT Business Analyst
3 8 (36.36%) Treasury Business Analyst
4 7 (31.82%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Developer
5 3 (13.64%) HTML Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Report Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Liquidity Business Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
1 3 (13.64%) JSP
1 3 (13.64%) RESTful
1 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Credit Risk
3 5 (22.73%) Derivative
4 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
5 3 (13.64%) Data Structures
5 3 (13.64%) Equities
5 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (9.09%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (9.09%) Equity Risk
6 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 2 (9.09%) Market Risk
7 1 (4.55%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (4.55%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
3 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Risk Management
6 4 (18.18%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Information Security
7 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
7 3 (13.64%) Scrum
7 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (13.64%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) ETL
8 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
8 2 (9.09%) Kimball Methodology
8 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (4.55%) Collateral Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ACCA
2 1 (4.55%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) Basel II
1 8 (36.36%) Basel III
1 8 (36.36%) QA
2 7 (31.82%) FATCA
2 7 (31.82%) MiFID
3 4 (18.18%) COREP
4 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 1 (4.55%) EMIR
4 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Hyperion
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