The table below looks at the statistics for EMIR 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 EMIR over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 376 338 284
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -54
Contract jobs citing EMIR 57 83 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.37% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.85% 4.19% 6.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 61 126
Average daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £515 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
EMIR
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
1998 1981 2251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.68% 8.84% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1370 1584
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 37
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.82% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £115.75 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

EMIR Jobs Demand Trend in London

EMIR
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

EMIR Daily Rate Trend in London

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMIR across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in London

EMIR
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMIR across the London region.

EMIR Hourly Rate Trend in London

EMIR
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 EMIR within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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 +36 7 £575 -6.12% 8
Canary Wharf +3 1 £575 +4.54%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
EMIR
England

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 110 (76.92%) MiFID
2 92 (64.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 77 (53.85%) Banking
4 62 (43.36%) Finance
5 57 (39.86%) Investment Banking
6 41 (28.67%) Derivative
7 34 (23.78%) Business Analysis
8 29 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (18.88%) Front Office
10 24 (16.78%) Back Office
10 24 (16.78%) Asset Management
11 22 (15.38%) SDLC
11 22 (15.38%) AIFMD
12 21 (14.69%) Project Management
13 20 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (13.99%) FATCA
14 19 (13.29%) SQL
15 18 (12.59%) Murex
15 18 (12.59%) Calypso
15 18 (12.59%) Equities
15 18 (12.59%) Summit
16 16 (11.19%) Market Risk
17 15 (10.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 13 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
18 13 (9.09%) Hedge funds
19 12 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
19 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
20 10 (6.99%) Fixed Income
20 10 (6.99%) Investment Management
20 10 (6.99%) Fund Management

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing EMIR 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 EMIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.59%) Summit
2 1 (0.70%) Algo Collateral
2 1 (0.70%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.70%) Global One
2 1 (0.70%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.70%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.70%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.10%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.70%) OLTP
4 1 (0.70%) QlikView
4 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.70%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.70%) FitNesse
1 1 (0.70%) JIRA
1 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.70%) NUnit
General
1 77 (53.85%) Banking
2 62 (43.36%) Finance
3 57 (39.86%) Investment Banking
4 27 (18.88%) Front Office
5 24 (16.78%) Back Office
6 7 (4.90%) Legal
7 4 (2.80%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.80%) Retail
8 3 (2.10%) International Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Advertising
9 1 (0.70%) French Language
9 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (62.94%) Analyst
2 86 (60.14%) Business Analyst
3 39 (27.27%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 32 (22.38%) Project Manager
5 29 (20.28%) Report Analyst
6 25 (17.48%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 24 (16.78%) Banking Analyst
8 21 (14.69%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
9 14 (9.79%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 13 (9.09%) IT Business Analyst
11 12 (8.39%) Business IT Analyst
11 12 (8.39%) IT Analyst
12 11 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
13 10 (6.99%) Banking Business Analyst
13 10 (6.99%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (6.29%) MiFID Project Manager
15 7 (4.90%) Architect
15 7 (4.90%) Derivatives Business Analyst
15 7 (4.90%) Programme Manager
16 6 (4.20%) Asset Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) XML
2 5 (3.50%) .NET
2 5 (3.50%) Web Services
3 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.10%) JMS
4 2 (1.40%) FIXML
4 2 (1.40%) FpML
4 2 (1.40%) WCF
5 1 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) Autofac
5 1 (0.70%) AutoMapper
5 1 (0.70%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.70%) jQuery
5 1 (0.70%) LINQ
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (28.67%) Derivative
2 18 (12.59%) Equities
3 16 (11.19%) Market Risk
4 15 (10.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (9.09%) Hedge funds
6 12 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (6.99%) Fixed Income
8 7 (4.90%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.80%) Reference Data
10 3 (2.10%) ASIC
11 2 (1.40%) Data Integration
11 2 (1.40%) DTCC
11 2 (1.40%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.40%) PMI
12 1 (0.70%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.70%) Unix
1 1 (0.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.78%) Business Analysis
2 29 (20.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (16.78%) Asset Management
4 22 (15.38%) SDLC
5 21 (14.69%) Project Management
6 20 (13.99%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (9.09%) Algorithmic Trading
8 12 (8.39%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (6.99%) Fund Management
9 10 (6.99%) Investment Management
10 8 (5.59%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (5.59%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.90%) KYC
11 7 (4.90%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.20%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 6 (4.20%) Programme Management
13 5 (3.50%) Collateral Management
13 5 (3.50%) Scrum
14 4 (2.80%) System Integration Testing
14 4 (2.80%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) SQL
2 9 (6.29%) Java
3 3 (2.10%) C#
3 3 (2.10%) VB
4 1 (0.70%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.20%) Degree
2 2 (1.40%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.70%) APMP
3 1 (0.70%) CBAP
3 1 (0.70%) ISEB
3 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (76.92%) MiFID
2 92 (64.34%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (15.38%) AIFMD
4 20 (13.99%) FATCA
5 5 (3.50%) Solvency II
6 4 (2.80%) QA
7 3 (2.10%) Basel III
8 2 (1.40%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.80%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (12.59%) Calypso
1 18 (12.59%) Murex
2 4 (2.80%) Fidessa
2 4 (2.80%) Oracle
3 3 (2.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.40%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.40%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.40%) LexisNexis
4 2 (1.40%) Sophis
5 1 (0.70%) FactSet
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
5 1 (0.70%) Informatica
5 1 (0.70%) Pega
5 1 (0.70%) Reuters
5 1 (0.70%) Serena
5 1 (0.70%) SunGard
5 1 (0.70%) Twitter
5 1 (0.70%) Wall Street Systems
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