The 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 220 193 110
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -83
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 216 294 468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.88% 1.17% 1.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.47% 3.12% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 212 373
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £700 £398
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +76.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 -
Market Risk
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8754 9434 9603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 37.53% 37.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6545 6487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 178 254
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.18 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £47.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -2 76 £550 - 17
Canary Wharf +27 5 £400 +6.66%
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 247 (61.90%) Banking
2 189 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 160 (40.10%) SQL
4 148 (37.09%) Credit Risk
5 132 (33.08%) Finance
6 117 (29.32%) Risk Management
7 101 (25.31%) Front Office
8 92 (23.06%) C#
9 87 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (17.54%) Java
11 68 (17.04%) Business Analysis
12 65 (16.29%) Oracle
13 59 (14.79%) .NET
13 59 (14.79%) Data Modelling
14 58 (14.54%) Degree
15 55 (13.78%) Stress Testing
16 51 (12.78%) Derivative
17 45 (11.28%) SQL Server
18 41 (10.28%) Analytics
19 36 (9.02%) Project Management
20 35 (8.77%) Spring
20 35 (8.77%) Multithreading
21 32 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
21 32 (8.02%) Oracle Database
21 32 (8.02%) VBA
22 31 (7.77%) Windows
22 31 (7.77%) Maven
22 31 (7.77%) MVC
22 31 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
23 30 (7.52%) TDD

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (2.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.25%) IIS
2 5 (1.25%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.00%) Node.js
4 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.25%) Apache
6 1 (0.25%) GemFire
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.51%) MS Office
3 6 (1.50%) MS Project
4 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.01%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.00%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) Endur
4 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.00%) SAN
2 2 (0.50%) NAS
2 2 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.02%) Oracle Database
3 28 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (6.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (4.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.26%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.51%) QlikView
8 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.26%) OLAP
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.75%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.25%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 5 (1.25%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.00%) Big Data
12 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects XI
13 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 31 (7.77%) Maven
2 21 (5.26%) JUnit
3 20 (5.01%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.76%) JIRA
5 18 (4.51%) Subversion
6 17 (4.26%) CruiseControl
7 11 (2.76%) Mockito
7 11 (2.76%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.50%) jMock
9 4 (1.00%) Hudson
9 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.75%) Grunt
10 3 (0.75%) Mocha
11 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.50%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.50%) Toad
12 1 (0.25%) ERwin
12 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 247 (61.90%) Banking
2 189 (47.37%) Investment Banking
3 132 (33.08%) Finance
4 101 (25.31%) Front Office
5 15 (3.76%) Back Office
6 10 (2.51%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.26%) Legal
8 8 (2.01%) Retail
9 7 (1.75%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (40.85%) Analyst
2 156 (39.10%) Developer
3 118 (29.57%) Business Analyst
4 72 (18.05%) Market Risk Analyst
5 66 (16.54%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (15.79%) Risk Analyst
7 43 (10.78%) Market Analyst
8 36 (9.02%) Project Manager
8 36 (9.02%) C# Developer
9 32 (8.02%) IT Business Analyst
10 28 (7.02%) Java Developer
11 26 (6.52%) Banking Business Analyst
12 22 (5.51%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 20 (5.01%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 19 (4.76%) .NET Developer
15 17 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.51%) Risk Manager
17 13 (3.26%) Data Analyst
18 12 (3.01%) SQL Developer
18 12 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.79%) .NET
2 35 (8.77%) Spring
3 22 (5.51%) WCF
3 22 (5.51%) Web Services
4 19 (4.76%) XML
5 18 (4.51%) JDBC
5 18 (4.51%) J2EE
5 18 (4.51%) WPF
6 17 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.76%) HTML
7 15 (3.76%) HTML5
7 15 (3.76%) Spring MVC
8 14 (3.51%) Hibernate
9 13 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (2.76%) MDX
10 11 (2.76%) .NET Framework
11 8 (2.01%) AngularJS
11 8 (2.01%) JMS
11 8 (2.01%) STL
12 7 (1.75%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 148 (37.09%) Credit Risk
2 51 (12.78%) Derivative
3 31 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.77%) Computer Science
5 25 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (5.26%) Fixed Income
6 21 (5.26%) Equities
7 13 (3.26%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.76%) Equity Derivative
9 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 10 (2.51%) Credit Derivative
10 9 (2.26%) User Experience
10 9 (2.26%) Reference Data
11 8 (2.01%) Economics
12 7 (1.75%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.75%) Wiki
13 6 (1.50%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.25%) iSeries
15 4 (1.00%) Statistics
16 3 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.77%) Windows
2 19 (4.76%) Linux
2 19 (4.76%) UNIX
3 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (29.32%) Risk Management
2 87 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (17.04%) Business Analysis
4 59 (14.79%) Data Modelling
5 55 (13.78%) Stress Testing
6 41 (10.28%) Analytics
7 36 (9.02%) Project Management
8 35 (8.77%) Multithreading
9 32 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.77%) MVC
11 30 (7.52%) TDD
12 26 (6.52%) Low Latency
13 25 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (6.27%) ETL
14 24 (6.02%) Unit Testing
14 24 (6.02%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (5.26%) Scrum
15 21 (5.26%) Data Analysis
16 20 (5.01%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 160 (40.10%) SQL
2 92 (23.06%) C#
3 70 (17.54%) Java
4 32 (8.02%) VBA
5 30 (7.52%) C++
6 24 (6.02%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.01%) Python
8 14 (3.51%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.26%) T-SQL
10 8 (2.01%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.50%) VB
12 5 (1.25%) RPG
12 5 (1.25%) C
13 3 (0.75%) XPath
13 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.25%) XQuery
14 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 58 (14.54%) Degree
2 6 (1.50%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.00%) PMP
3 4 (1.00%) PhD
4 3 (0.75%) MBA
5 2 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.50%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) IIBA
6 1 (0.25%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.51%) QA
1 18 (4.51%) Basel III
2 7 (1.75%) Basel II
3 5 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (1.00%) EMIR
4 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.50%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) HDFS
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (16.29%) Oracle
2 16 (4.01%) Sybase
3 13 (3.26%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.01%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.01%) Bloomberg
5 7 (1.75%) SunGard
6 5 (1.25%) CA
6 5 (1.25%) Reuters
7 4 (1.00%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.75%) Cognos
8 3 (0.75%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.75%) Tableau
8 3 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.50%) Altova
9 2 (0.50%) Vertica
9 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.50%) Citrix
9 2 (0.50%) Murex
10 1 (0.25%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) Calypso
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Rate: £200 - £380 per day
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
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Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
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Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 per day
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Rate: £600 - £800 per day
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Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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