The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 214 169 125
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -44
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 206 300 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.24% 1.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 3.77% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 205 352
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £475
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7206 7948 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.56% 32.79% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4849 5486 5516
Average daily rate £450 £463 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -0.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 175 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.70 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in London

Market Risk
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in London

Market Risk
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Risk across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Market Risk Daily Rate Histogram in London

Market Risk
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Market Risk Hourly Rate Trend in London

Market Risk
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 Market Risk within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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 -14 76 £550 - 20
Canary Wharf +21 4 - -
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 218 (57.37%) Banking
2 170 (44.74%) Investment Banking
3 166 (43.68%) Credit Risk
4 154 (40.53%) Finance
5 145 (38.16%) SQL
6 112 (29.47%) Front Office
7 108 (28.42%) Risk Management
8 94 (24.74%) C#
9 67 (17.63%) Derivative
10 59 (15.53%) Oracle
11 58 (15.26%) .NET
12 54 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (13.95%) Java
14 52 (13.68%) Data Modelling
15 49 (12.89%) Stress Testing
16 47 (12.37%) Analytics
17 45 (11.84%) Business Analysis
18 43 (11.32%) SQL Server
18 43 (11.32%) Degree
19 37 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
20 35 (9.21%) VBA
20 35 (9.21%) Project Management
21 34 (8.95%) TDD
22 31 (8.16%) C++
23 29 (7.63%) PL/SQL
23 29 (7.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 28 (7.37%) Oracle Database
25 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
26 26 (6.84%) Windows
27 25 (6.58%) Maven

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.16%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.32%) IIS
2 5 (1.32%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.05%) Node.js
3 4 (1.05%) GemFire
4 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.32%) MS Office
3 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.79%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.32%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.79%) Summit
4 1 (0.26%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.26%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.05%) SAN
2 2 (0.53%) NAS
3 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.32%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (7.37%) Oracle Database
4 22 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.16%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.37%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.11%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.84%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.58%) OLAP
12 5 (1.32%) QlikView
12 5 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.79%) Big Data
13 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.53%) HBase
Development Applications
1 25 (6.58%) Maven
2 21 (5.53%) JIRA
3 16 (4.21%) JUnit
4 14 (3.68%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.16%) Subversion
6 11 (2.89%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.37%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.32%) Mockito
9 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.79%) Grunt
9 3 (0.79%) jMock
9 3 (0.79%) Mocha
10 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.53%) Hudson
10 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.53%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 218 (57.37%) Banking
2 170 (44.74%) Investment Banking
3 154 (40.53%) Finance
4 112 (29.47%) Front Office
5 12 (3.16%) Back Office
6 8 (2.11%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.58%) Legal
7 6 (1.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (42.37%) Analyst
2 147 (38.68%) Developer
3 98 (25.79%) Business Analyst
4 50 (13.16%) Market Risk Analyst
5 43 (11.32%) Risk Analyst
6 41 (10.79%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 41 (10.79%) C# Developer
7 38 (10.00%) Project Manager
8 23 (6.05%) Market Analyst
8 23 (6.05%) Banking Business Analyst
9 21 (5.53%) Java Developer
9 21 (5.53%) IT Business Analyst
10 19 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 18 (4.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 17 (4.47%) Data Analyst
12 17 (4.47%) .NET Developer
12 17 (4.47%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 15 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.68%) Test Analyst
15 13 (3.42%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.26%) .NET
2 21 (5.53%) XML
2 21 (5.53%) Spring
3 19 (5.00%) WCF
4 16 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.95%) HTML
5 15 (3.95%) HTML5
6 14 (3.68%) Web Services
7 13 (3.42%) WPF
8 12 (3.16%) MDX
8 12 (3.16%) J2EE
9 11 (2.89%) LINQ
9 11 (2.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.37%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.11%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.11%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.11%) JDBC
12 7 (1.84%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.32%) CSS
13 5 (1.32%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 166 (43.68%) Credit Risk
2 67 (17.63%) Derivative
3 29 (7.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (6.58%) Fixed Income
5 17 (4.47%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.47%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (4.47%) Equity Derivative
6 16 (4.21%) Equities
7 10 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 9 (2.37%) Statistics
8 9 (2.37%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.11%) Wiki
9 8 (2.11%) Reference Data
9 8 (2.11%) Economics
10 7 (1.84%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.32%) iSeries
12 4 (1.05%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.79%) Physics
13 3 (0.79%) iPad
13 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.84%) Windows
2 16 (4.21%) UNIX
3 13 (3.42%) Linux
4 8 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.32%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.53%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (28.42%) Risk Management
2 54 (14.21%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (13.68%) Data Modelling
4 49 (12.89%) Stress Testing
5 47 (12.37%) Analytics
6 45 (11.84%) Business Analysis
7 35 (9.21%) Project Management
8 34 (8.95%) TDD
9 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (5.79%) Data Analysis
11 22 (5.79%) MVC
11 22 (5.79%) Multithreading
12 21 (5.53%) Risk Analytics
12 21 (5.53%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (5.26%) ETL
13 20 (5.26%) Low Latency
13 20 (5.26%) Greeks
14 19 (5.00%) Scrum
15 17 (4.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 145 (38.16%) SQL
2 94 (24.74%) C#
3 53 (13.95%) Java
4 35 (9.21%) VBA
5 31 (8.16%) C++
6 29 (7.63%) PL/SQL
7 15 (3.95%) Python
8 14 (3.68%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.37%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.32%) RPG
10 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.05%) Groovy
11 4 (1.05%) VB
12 3 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.53%) XPath
13 2 (0.53%) C
14 1 (0.26%) VBScript
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
14 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 43 (11.32%) Degree
2 5 (1.32%) ISEB
3 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.05%) PhD
4 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.32%) Basel III
2 11 (2.89%) QA
3 9 (2.37%) Basel II
4 7 (1.84%) CRD IV
4 7 (1.84%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.32%) EMIR
6 4 (1.05%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.79%) SLA
8 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.26%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.53%) HDFS
1 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.58%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.53%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 59 (15.53%) Oracle
2 16 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.16%) Sybase
4 11 (2.89%) SunGard
5 10 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.11%) Murex
7 7 (1.84%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.84%) CA
8 6 (1.58%) HP
9 5 (1.32%) Informatica
10 4 (1.05%) Vertica
10 4 (1.05%) Reuters
11 3 (0.79%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.79%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.79%) Tableau
11 3 (0.79%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.53%) Altova
12 2 (0.53%) Brady
12 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.53%) Perforce
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