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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 217 176 129
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -47
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 205 294 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 1.21% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.84% 3.71% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 198 344
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £441
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £555 £475
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7227 7919 8181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.65% 32.65% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4852 5457 5531
Average daily rate £450 £462 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.49% -0.75%
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 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 172 204
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.59 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
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 28 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 28 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 -26 74 £550 - 19
Canary Wharf +26 4 - -
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 220 (57.89%) Banking
2 170 (44.74%) Investment Banking
3 166 (43.68%) Credit Risk
4 155 (40.79%) Finance
5 144 (37.89%) SQL
6 114 (30.00%) Front Office
7 109 (28.68%) Risk Management
8 94 (24.74%) C#
9 67 (17.63%) Derivative
10 58 (15.26%) .NET
11 57 (15.00%) Oracle
12 53 (13.95%) Java
12 53 (13.95%) Data Modelling
12 53 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (13.42%) Stress Testing
14 47 (12.37%) Analytics
15 46 (12.11%) Business Analysis
16 44 (11.58%) Degree
17 43 (11.32%) SQL Server
18 38 (10.00%) Project Management
19 36 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
20 35 (9.21%) VBA
21 34 (8.95%) TDD
22 31 (8.16%) C++
23 28 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 27 (7.11%) PL/SQL
24 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
25 26 (6.84%) Oracle Database
25 26 (6.84%) Windows
26 25 (6.58%) Maven

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (2.63%) 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 Visio
3 4 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
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%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.26%) Front Arena
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 36 (9.47%) Data Warehouse
3 26 (6.84%) Oracle Database
4 22 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
7 12 (3.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 10 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.84%) NoSQL
12 6 (1.58%) OLAP
13 5 (1.32%) RDBMS
13 5 (1.32%) QlikView
13 5 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
14 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 2 (0.53%) HBase
15 2 (0.53%) Redis
15 2 (0.53%) Big Data
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%) Mocha
9 3 (0.79%) jMock
9 3 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.79%) Grunt
10 2 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.53%) Hudson
10 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.53%) Toad
10 2 (0.53%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.53%) XMLSpy
General
1 220 (57.89%) Banking
2 170 (44.74%) Investment Banking
3 155 (40.79%) Finance
4 114 (30.00%) Front Office
5 13 (3.42%) Back Office
6 9 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.58%) Legal
7 6 (1.58%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (42.89%) Analyst
2 146 (38.42%) Developer
3 100 (26.32%) Business Analyst
4 52 (13.68%) Market Risk Analyst
5 44 (11.58%) Risk Analyst
6 43 (11.32%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 41 (10.79%) C# Developer
8 39 (10.26%) Project Manager
9 25 (6.58%) Market Analyst
10 23 (6.05%) Banking Business Analyst
11 22 (5.79%) IT Business Analyst
12 21 (5.53%) Java Developer
13 19 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 17 (4.47%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 17 (4.47%) .NET Developer
14 17 (4.47%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 17 (4.47%) Data Analyst
15 15 (3.95%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.68%) Test Analyst
17 13 (3.42%) Senior Analyst
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%) JDBC
11 8 (2.11%) AngularJS
12 7 (1.84%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.32%) FpML
13 5 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 166 (43.68%) Credit Risk
2 67 (17.63%) Derivative
3 28 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (6.58%) Fixed Income
5 17 (4.47%) Equities
5 17 (4.47%) Credit Derivative
5 17 (4.47%) Equity Derivative
5 17 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.63%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.37%) Statistics
7 9 (2.37%) Mathematics
7 9 (2.37%) Reference Data
8 8 (2.11%) Economics
8 8 (2.11%) Wiki
9 7 (1.84%) SWIFT
10 5 (1.32%) iSeries
11 4 (1.05%) Grid Computing
12 3 (0.79%) iPad
12 3 (0.79%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.79%) Physics
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%) SUSE
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (28.68%) Risk Management
2 53 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (13.95%) Data Modelling
3 51 (13.42%) Stress Testing
4 47 (12.37%) Analytics
5 46 (12.11%) Business Analysis
6 38 (10.00%) Project Management
7 34 (8.95%) TDD
8 27 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (5.79%) Multithreading
10 22 (5.79%) MVC
10 22 (5.79%) Data Analysis
10 22 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (5.53%) Risk Analytics
12 20 (5.26%) Greeks
12 20 (5.26%) ETL
13 19 (5.00%) Scrum
14 18 (4.74%) Migration
14 18 (4.74%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 144 (37.89%) SQL
2 94 (24.74%) C#
3 53 (13.95%) Java
4 35 (9.21%) VBA
5 31 (8.16%) C++
6 27 (7.11%) 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%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.26%) VBScript
14 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (11.58%) Degree
2 5 (1.32%) ISEB
3 4 (1.05%) PhD
3 4 (1.05%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.79%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.26%) MCP
6 1 (0.26%) MBA
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.58%) 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%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.53%) HDFS
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 57 (15.00%) Oracle
2 15 (3.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.16%) Sybase
4 11 (2.89%) SunGard
5 10 (2.63%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.11%) Murex
6 8 (2.11%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.84%) CA
8 6 (1.58%) HP
9 5 (1.32%) Reuters
10 4 (1.05%) Informatica
11 3 (0.79%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.79%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.79%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.79%) Tableau
12 2 (0.53%) Vertica
12 2 (0.53%) Altova
12 2 (0.53%) Brady
12 2 (0.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.53%) Perforce
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