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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 246 199 171
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -28
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 153 211 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.97% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.06% 2.59% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 176 168
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£555 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7416 8159 7388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.34% 37.36% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5210 5617 5193
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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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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 -43 36 £575 -4.16% 10
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 201 (55.99%) Banking
2 148 (41.23%) Investment Banking
3 141 (39.28%) SQL
4 133 (37.05%) Finance
5 107 (29.81%) Risk Management
6 96 (26.74%) Credit Risk
7 83 (23.12%) Stress Testing
8 69 (19.22%) Java
9 68 (18.94%) Front Office
10 67 (18.66%) C#
11 64 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
12 62 (17.27%) Data Modelling
13 60 (16.71%) Business Analysis
14 58 (16.16%) Degree
15 50 (13.93%) .NET
16 41 (11.42%) Project Management
17 38 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
18 35 (9.75%) VBA
18 35 (9.75%) Oracle
19 34 (9.47%) MS Excel
19 34 (9.47%) Derivative
20 33 (9.19%) SQL Server
21 32 (8.91%) Integration Testing
22 27 (7.52%) Equities
23 25 (6.96%) OO
23 25 (6.96%) ETL
23 25 (6.96%) Analytics
24 24 (6.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 24 (6.69%) Validation
24 24 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 7 (1.95%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.84%) JBoss
2 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.56%) Apache
3 2 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.56%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.28%) Confluence
4 1 (0.28%) SAS
4 1 (0.28%) IIS
4 1 (0.28%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.06%) MS Office
3 10 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 9 (2.51%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (1.67%) MS Project
6 4 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Summit
2 2 (0.56%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.28%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.28%) Endur
3 1 (0.28%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.28%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.84%) FTP
2 1 (0.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.13%) Big Data
3 20 (5.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.57%) Hadoop
3 20 (5.57%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.46%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.62%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (3.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.51%) QlikView
8 7 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 7 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.67%) OLAP
10 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.39%) RDBMS
10 5 (1.39%) MS Access
11 4 (1.11%) Apache Hive
11 4 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
11 4 (1.11%) Impala
12 3 (0.84%) NoSQL
12 3 (0.84%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 19 (5.29%) CruiseControl
2 13 (3.62%) Maven
3 12 (3.34%) Subversion
3 12 (3.34%) JUnit
4 9 (2.51%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.23%) Hudson
6 7 (1.95%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.95%) Mockito
7 5 (1.39%) jMock
7 5 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.39%) Ant
8 4 (1.11%) NUnit
9 3 (0.84%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.56%) JIRA
11 1 (0.28%) Artifactory
11 1 (0.28%) Moq
11 1 (0.28%) ERwin
11 1 (0.28%) Toad
11 1 (0.28%) ProC
General
1 201 (55.99%) Banking
2 148 (41.23%) Investment Banking
3 133 (37.05%) Finance
4 68 (18.94%) Front Office
5 23 (6.41%) Retail
6 11 (3.06%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.79%) Legal
8 9 (2.51%) Back Office
9 2 (0.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 158 (44.01%) Analyst
2 133 (37.05%) Business Analyst
3 117 (32.59%) Developer
4 86 (23.96%) Market Risk Analyst
5 79 (22.01%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (17.55%) Risk Analyst
7 50 (13.93%) Market Analyst
8 39 (10.86%) IT Business Analyst
9 38 (10.58%) Banking Business Analyst
10 25 (6.96%) Project Manager
11 24 (6.69%) Java Developer
12 21 (5.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 19 (5.29%) C# Developer
14 17 (4.74%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.74%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
15 13 (3.62%) Architect
16 12 (3.34%) Risk Manager
17 10 (2.79%) Senior Analyst
17 10 (2.79%) VBA Developer
17 10 (2.79%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (13.93%) .NET
2 19 (5.29%) Spring
3 17 (4.74%) WCF
3 17 (4.74%) WPF
4 16 (4.46%) J2EE
5 13 (3.62%) ASP.NET
6 11 (3.06%) JDBC
7 10 (2.79%) Web Services
7 10 (2.79%) JMS
7 10 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.79%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.23%) Hibernate
8 8 (2.23%) HTML
8 8 (2.23%) HTML5
8 8 (2.23%) Spring MVC
9 6 (1.67%) XML
9 6 (1.67%) STL
10 5 (1.39%) REST
10 5 (1.39%) Ext JS
11 4 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 96 (26.74%) Credit Risk
2 38 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (9.47%) Derivative
4 27 (7.52%) Equities
5 24 (6.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (5.57%) Fixed Income
6 20 (5.57%) Computer Science
7 11 (3.06%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.79%) Economics
8 10 (2.79%) Mathematics
9 8 (2.23%) Grid Computing
10 6 (1.67%) Reference Data
10 6 (1.67%) User Experience
11 5 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.84%) Data Extraction
12 3 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.84%) Replication
13 2 (0.56%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.28%) Data Structures
14 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.01%) Windows
2 12 (3.34%) UNIX
2 12 (3.34%) Linux
3 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
3 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (1.11%) Windows Vista
4 2 (0.56%) Solaris
4 2 (0.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.81%) Risk Management
2 83 (23.12%) Stress Testing
3 64 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (17.27%) Data Modelling
5 60 (16.71%) Business Analysis
6 41 (11.42%) Project Management
7 32 (8.91%) Integration Testing
8 25 (6.96%) OO
8 25 (6.96%) ETL
8 25 (6.96%) Analytics
9 24 (6.69%) Validation
9 24 (6.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (6.13%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (5.85%) MVC
11 21 (5.85%) Migration
12 19 (5.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 18 (5.01%) UML
14 17 (4.74%) Multithreading
15 16 (4.46%) Scrum
16 14 (3.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 141 (39.28%) SQL
2 69 (19.22%) Java
3 67 (18.66%) C#
4 35 (9.75%) VBA
5 19 (5.29%) C++
6 9 (2.51%) Scala
6 9 (2.51%) Python
7 8 (2.23%) JavaScript
7 8 (2.23%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.95%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.39%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.11%) VB
11 3 (0.84%) C
11 3 (0.84%) Perl
12 2 (0.56%) Korn
13 1 (0.28%) XPath
13 1 (0.28%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.28%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.28%) XQuery
13 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 58 (16.16%) Degree
2 3 (0.84%) IIBA
2 3 (0.84%) PMP
2 3 (0.84%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.84%) MBA
3 2 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.56%) ISEB
3 2 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.28%) CFA
4 1 (0.28%) CBAP
4 1 (0.28%) PhD
4 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.28%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.90%) QA
2 12 (3.34%) Basel III
3 3 (0.84%) EMIR
3 3 (0.84%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.56%) Basel II
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.84%) HDFS
1 3 (0.84%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.56%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.39%) Control-M
2 4 (1.11%) SCCM
3 2 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.56%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.56%) Oozie
Vendors
1 35 (9.75%) Oracle
2 18 (5.01%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.46%) Sybase
4 14 (3.90%) Murex
5 8 (2.23%) Business Objects
6 6 (1.67%) Informatica
7 5 (1.39%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.84%) Reuters
9 3 (0.84%) Cognos
10 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.56%) Tableau
11 1 (0.28%) Platfora
11 1 (0.28%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.28%) Cloudera
11 1 (0.28%) Datameer
11 1 (0.28%) Hadapt
11 1 (0.28%) MapR
11 1 (0.28%) Splunk
11 1 (0.28%) DataSynapse
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £640 per day
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iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Docklands
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £575 - £630 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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London
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Rate: £650.00 - £750.00 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
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Docklands
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