The table below looks at the statistics for IAS 39 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 IAS 39 over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement
Rank 432 422 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing IAS 39 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.008% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.050% 0.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£650 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
IAS 39
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
1986 1925 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.25% 7.92% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1319 1466
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 26
Average hourly rate £20.88 £18.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.23 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £88.00 £66.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

IAS 39
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing IAS 39 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IAS 39 Jobs Demand Trend in London

IAS 39
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IAS 39 across the London region.

IAS 39 Daily Rate Trend in London

IAS 39
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 IAS 39 within the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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 - 1 £650 -
IAS 39
England

IAS 39
Top 15 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IAS 39 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 IAS 39.

1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Basel II
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

IAS 39
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing IAS 39 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 IAS 39. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Logistic Regression
1 1 (100.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Basel II