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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 219 178 113
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -65
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 225 301 442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.91% 1.21% 1.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.54% 3.22% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 219 356
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £638 £575
% change year-on-year
-27.45% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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
8851 9347 9564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.90% 37.60% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6112 6510 6553
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 £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 168 245
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.18 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 2 October 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 2 October 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 -9 75 £550 - 13
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

1 254 (61.80%) Banking
2 193 (46.96%) Investment Banking
3 159 (38.69%) SQL
4 143 (34.79%) Credit Risk
5 142 (34.55%) Finance
6 118 (28.71%) Risk Management
7 97 (23.60%) Front Office
8 94 (22.87%) C#
9 84 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
10 73 (17.76%) Java
11 70 (17.03%) Business Analysis
12 64 (15.57%) Oracle
13 63 (15.33%) .NET
14 60 (14.60%) Stress Testing
15 57 (13.87%) Degree
16 55 (13.38%) Data Modelling
17 49 (11.92%) Derivative
18 48 (11.68%) SQL Server
19 43 (10.46%) Analytics
20 38 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
21 36 (8.76%) Project Management
22 35 (8.52%) Multithreading
23 34 (8.27%) VBA
23 34 (8.27%) Spring
24 33 (8.03%) Windows
25 32 (7.79%) MVC
25 32 (7.79%) Oracle Database
26 31 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
27 30 (7.30%) Maven
27 30 (7.30%) TDD

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 9 (2.19%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.22%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.22%) IIS
2 5 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.97%) Node.js
4 3 (0.73%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) GemFire
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.43%) MS Office
3 6 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.46%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Adaptiv
2 6 (1.46%) Summit
3 5 (1.22%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.24%) Endur
4 1 (0.24%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.97%) SAN
2 2 (0.49%) NAS
2 2 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.79%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.30%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (6.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (4.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.41%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.68%) OLAP
9 10 (2.43%) QlikView
9 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.95%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 6 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.22%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.97%) Big Data
14 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 30 (7.30%) Maven
2 20 (4.87%) Subversion
2 20 (4.87%) JUnit
2 20 (4.87%) TeamCity
3 18 (4.38%) JIRA
4 16 (3.89%) CruiseControl
5 11 (2.68%) Mockito
5 11 (2.68%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.22%) jMock
7 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.73%) Grunt
8 3 (0.73%) Hudson
8 3 (0.73%) Mocha
9 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.49%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.49%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.49%) Toad
9 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.49%) XMLSpy
10 1 (0.24%) ERwin
General
1 254 (61.80%) Banking
2 193 (46.96%) Investment Banking
3 142 (34.55%) Finance
4 97 (23.60%) Front Office
5 15 (3.65%) Back Office
6 11 (2.68%) Retail
7 10 (2.43%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.19%) Legal
9 7 (1.70%) Advertising
10 3 (0.73%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 162 (39.42%) Analyst
2 159 (38.69%) Developer
3 120 (29.20%) Business Analyst
4 75 (18.25%) Market Risk Analyst
5 69 (16.79%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (15.33%) Risk Analyst
7 44 (10.71%) Market Analyst
8 36 (8.76%) Project Manager
9 34 (8.27%) C# Developer
10 31 (7.54%) IT Business Analyst
11 27 (6.57%) Java Developer
11 27 (6.57%) Banking Business Analyst
12 24 (5.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 21 (5.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 18 (4.38%) .NET Developer
15 17 (4.14%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.41%) Senior Developer
16 14 (3.41%) Risk Manager
17 12 (2.92%) Senior Analyst
17 12 (2.92%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (15.33%) .NET
2 34 (8.27%) Spring
3 23 (5.60%) WCF
4 22 (5.35%) Web Services
5 19 (4.62%) XML
5 19 (4.62%) ASP.NET
6 18 (4.38%) WPF
7 17 (4.14%) JDBC
7 17 (4.14%) J2EE
8 15 (3.65%) HTML
8 15 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (3.65%) HTML5
9 14 (3.41%) Spring MVC
9 14 (3.41%) Hibernate
10 13 (3.16%) MDX
11 12 (2.92%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.95%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.95%) STL
13 7 (1.70%) JMS
13 7 (1.70%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 143 (34.79%) Credit Risk
2 49 (11.92%) Derivative
3 38 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (6.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (6.57%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.60%) Equities
7 22 (5.35%) Fixed Income
8 18 (4.38%) Data Structures
9 14 (3.41%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.43%) Reference Data
10 10 (2.43%) Equity Derivative
10 10 (2.43%) Credit Derivative
10 10 (2.43%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.95%) User Experience
11 8 (1.95%) Economics
12 7 (1.70%) Grid Computing
12 7 (1.70%) Wiki
13 6 (1.46%) Hedge funds
14 5 (1.22%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.03%) Windows
2 19 (4.62%) Linux
3 18 (4.38%) UNIX
4 7 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.49%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (28.71%) Risk Management
2 84 (20.44%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (17.03%) Business Analysis
4 60 (14.60%) Stress Testing
5 55 (13.38%) Data Modelling
6 43 (10.46%) Analytics
7 36 (8.76%) Project Management
8 35 (8.52%) Multithreading
9 32 (7.79%) MVC
10 31 (7.54%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (7.30%) TDD
12 28 (6.81%) ETL
12 28 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 27 (6.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 25 (6.08%) Low Latency
15 23 (5.60%) Unit Testing
16 22 (5.35%) Migration
16 22 (5.35%) Business Intelligence
17 21 (5.11%) OO
18 20 (4.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 159 (38.69%) SQL
2 94 (22.87%) C#
3 73 (17.76%) Java
4 34 (8.27%) VBA
5 29 (7.06%) C++
6 24 (5.84%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.89%) Python
8 14 (3.41%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.19%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.95%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.70%) VB
12 5 (1.22%) C
12 5 (1.22%) RPG
13 3 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.73%) XPath
14 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.24%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.24%) XQuery
14 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (13.87%) Degree
2 6 (1.46%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.97%) PhD
3 4 (0.97%) ISEB
3 4 (0.97%) PMP
4 3 (0.73%) MBA
5 2 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) IIBA
6 1 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.62%) Basel III
2 17 (4.14%) QA
3 5 (1.22%) Basel II
3 5 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (0.97%) EMIR
4 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.73%) SLA
5 3 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.73%) CRD IV
System Software
1 2 (0.49%) HDFS
1 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 9 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.73%) Control-M
3 2 (0.49%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (15.57%) Oracle
2 17 (4.14%) Sybase
3 15 (3.65%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.43%) Bloomberg
5 8 (1.95%) Microsoft
6 7 (1.70%) SunGard
7 5 (1.22%) CA
7 5 (1.22%) Reuters
8 4 (0.97%) Murex
8 4 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.73%) Informatica
9 3 (0.73%) Cognos
9 3 (0.73%) Tableau
10 2 (0.49%) Altova
10 2 (0.49%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.49%) Vertica
10 2 (0.49%) Citrix
10 2 (0.49%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.49%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.24%) Calypso
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago