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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 390 355 365
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 7 45 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.20% 0.039%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.41% 2.31% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 36 6
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£550 £563 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +21.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £431 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £650 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate - £750 £315
% change year-on-year
- +138.09%
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
1708 1950 1586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.95% 8.62% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1326 1070
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 40 35
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £22.41
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -21.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £13.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £116.50 £75.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.15 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+31.19% -7.29%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 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
City of London -10 2 £375 -37.50% 4
CRD IV
England

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) Finance
1 16 (76.19%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) Basel III
3 9 (42.86%) FINREP
4 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) Credit Risk
6 5 (23.81%) Project Management
6 5 (23.81%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) VBA
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) Retail
7 4 (19.05%) Market Risk
7 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
7 4 (19.05%) COREP
8 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
8 3 (14.29%) Time Management
8 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
8 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 3 (14.29%) Data Management
8 3 (14.29%) PMP
8 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
8 3 (14.29%) Basel II
8 3 (14.29%) MS Office

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
General
1 16 (76.19%) Finance
1 16 (76.19%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Publishing
4 2 (9.52%) General Ledger
5 1 (4.76%) Japanese Language
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.76%) Front Office
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 12 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Report Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Report Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) XBRL
1 2 (9.52%) COM
2 1 (4.76%) WPF
2 1 (4.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Credit Risk
2 4 (19.05%) Market Risk
3 1 (4.76%) Contract for Difference
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Equities
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
4 3 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
4 3 (14.29%) Resource Management
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
5 2 (9.52%) Change Management
5 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Stress Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) SQL
2 4 (19.05%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) PMP
1 3 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) Basel III
2 9 (42.86%) FINREP
3 4 (19.05%) COREP
4 3 (14.29%) Basel II
5 2 (9.52%) QA
6 1 (4.76%) FATCA
6 1 (4.76%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Business Objects
3 1 (4.76%) Cognos
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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