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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 221 231 180
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -51
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 178 163 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.77% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 2.05% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 118 157
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£575 £596 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.56% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £467 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £733 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.06%
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
7282 7944 7609
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.45% 37.41% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5000 5477 5385
Average daily rate £450 £450 £466
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 158 153
Average hourly rate £20.22 £22.75 £21.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.10% +8.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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 -11 38 £550 -8.33% 18
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 182 (53.53%) Banking
2 137 (40.29%) SQL
3 135 (39.71%) Finance
4 133 (39.12%) Investment Banking
5 120 (35.29%) Risk Management
6 94 (27.65%) Stress Testing
7 89 (26.18%) Credit Risk
8 69 (20.29%) Java
9 66 (19.41%) Front Office
10 64 (18.82%) Data Modelling
11 59 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (15.29%) Degree
13 50 (14.71%) .NET
14 49 (14.41%) C#
15 45 (13.24%) Business Analysis
16 43 (12.65%) Project Management
17 36 (10.59%) Integration Testing
18 35 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
19 34 (10.00%) Derivative
20 33 (9.71%) Oracle
20 33 (9.71%) MS Excel
21 31 (9.12%) SQL Server
22 27 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 26 (7.65%) VBA
24 25 (7.35%) Big Data
25 24 (7.06%) Fixed Income
26 23 (6.76%) Analytics
27 22 (6.47%) Relational Database
27 22 (6.47%) Hadoop
27 22 (6.47%) Equities

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 11 (3.24%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.88%) JBoss
3 2 (0.59%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.59%) Node.js
3 2 (0.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.59%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.29%) SAS
4 1 (0.29%) CMS
4 1 (0.29%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.29%) Confluence
4 1 (0.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.29%) Apache
4 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.94%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.06%) MS Office
5 5 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Summit
2 2 (0.59%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.12%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.35%) Big Data
3 22 (6.47%) Relational Database
3 22 (6.47%) Hadoop
4 15 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 14 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.06%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.76%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.47%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.47%) Impala
10 5 (1.47%) OLAP
10 5 (1.47%) MS Access
11 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.18%) QlikView
11 4 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.88%) Data Mart
12 3 (0.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 14 (4.12%) CruiseControl
2 9 (2.65%) Subversion
2 9 (2.65%) Hudson
3 8 (2.35%) Maven
4 6 (1.76%) Jenkins
5 5 (1.47%) Ant
5 5 (1.47%) JUnit
5 5 (1.47%) jMock
5 5 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.18%) NUnit
7 3 (0.88%) ClearCase
7 3 (0.88%) JIRA
8 2 (0.59%) Mockito
8 2 (0.59%) Mocha
8 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.59%) Grunt
8 2 (0.59%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 182 (53.53%) Banking
2 135 (39.71%) Finance
3 133 (39.12%) Investment Banking
4 66 (19.41%) Front Office
5 15 (4.41%) Retail
6 10 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 7 (2.06%) Legal
8 6 (1.76%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Advertising
9 2 (0.59%) French Language
10 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (45.88%) Analyst
2 125 (36.76%) Business Analyst
3 104 (30.59%) Developer
4 85 (25.00%) Market Risk Analyst
5 76 (22.35%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 64 (18.82%) Risk Analyst
7 49 (14.41%) Market Analyst
8 44 (12.94%) Banking Business Analyst
9 40 (11.76%) IT Business Analyst
10 27 (7.94%) Java Developer
11 21 (6.18%) Project Manager
12 20 (5.88%) Senior Developer
13 18 (5.29%) C# Developer
14 17 (5.00%) Architect
15 14 (4.12%) Credit Risk Analyst
16 10 (2.94%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
17 9 (2.65%) C# .NET Developer
18 8 (2.35%) Scala Developer
18 8 (2.35%) Risk Manager
18 8 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (14.71%) .NET
2 16 (4.71%) WCF
3 15 (4.41%) WPF
4 12 (3.53%) HTML
4 12 (3.53%) Spring
4 12 (3.53%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.53%) HTML5
5 10 (2.94%) J2EE
6 9 (2.65%) JMS
6 9 (2.65%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (1.76%) Akka
7 6 (1.76%) CSS
8 5 (1.47%) JDBC
8 5 (1.47%) Web Services
8 5 (1.47%) XML
8 5 (1.47%) Spring MVC
8 5 (1.47%) REST
9 4 (1.18%) WF
9 4 (1.18%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 89 (26.18%) Credit Risk
2 35 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
3 34 (10.00%) Derivative
4 27 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (7.06%) Fixed Income
6 22 (6.47%) Equities
7 11 (3.24%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.65%) Mathematics
10 7 (2.06%) Grid Computing
11 6 (1.76%) Economics
11 6 (1.76%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.47%) User Experience
12 5 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
13 4 (1.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (1.18%) Replication
14 2 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.59%) Physics
14 2 (0.59%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.53%) Windows
2 10 (2.94%) UNIX
3 7 (2.06%) Linux
4 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
4 4 (1.18%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 94 (27.65%) Stress Testing
3 64 (18.82%) Data Modelling
4 59 (17.35%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (13.24%) Business Analysis
6 43 (12.65%) Project Management
7 36 (10.59%) Integration Testing
8 23 (6.76%) Analytics
9 22 (6.47%) UML
10 20 (5.88%) OO
11 19 (5.59%) ETL
12 17 (5.00%) MVC
12 17 (5.00%) Validation
12 17 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (5.00%) Monte Carlo Method
13 16 (4.71%) Migration
14 14 (4.12%) TDD
14 14 (4.12%) Data Management
15 13 (3.82%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 137 (40.29%) SQL
2 69 (20.29%) Java
3 49 (14.41%) C#
4 26 (7.65%) VBA
5 18 (5.29%) C++
6 14 (4.12%) Scala
7 10 (2.94%) JavaScript
8 9 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.47%) C
11 3 (0.88%) Perl
11 3 (0.88%) Python
11 3 (0.88%) VB
11 3 (0.88%) Korn
12 1 (0.29%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.29%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (15.29%) Degree
2 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (0.59%) ISEB
2 2 (0.59%) IIBA
3 1 (0.29%) MBA
3 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.29%) MCT
3 1 (0.29%) PhD
3 1 (0.29%) CFA
3 1 (0.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.65%) Basel III
2 5 (1.47%) QA
3 3 (0.88%) Basel II
3 3 (0.88%) EMIR
3 3 (0.88%) CRD IV
3 3 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.18%) Apache Flume
1 4 (1.18%) HDFS
2 2 (0.59%) GridGain
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.47%) Control-M
2 4 (1.18%) SCCM
2 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (0.88%) Oozie
4 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 33 (9.71%) Oracle
2 18 (5.29%) Sybase
3 16 (4.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.71%) Murex
4 8 (2.35%) Business Objects
5 7 (2.06%) Informatica
6 5 (1.47%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.47%) BT
7 3 (0.88%) Reuters
8 2 (0.59%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.59%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.59%) Tableau
9 1 (0.29%) Vertica
9 1 (0.29%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.29%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.29%) Datameer
9 1 (0.29%) Hadapt
9 1 (0.29%) MapR
9 1 (0.29%) Platfora
9 1 (0.29%) IBM
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