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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Market Risk
Rank 306 279 251
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -28
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 123 147 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.66% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 1.82% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 124 136
Median daily rate £625 £600 £529
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +13.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £491 £424
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £693 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £513 £544
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -5.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
7933 8055 8541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.48% 36.21% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5656 5513 6003
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 137 151
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Market Risk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Risk across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Market Risk Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Market Risk
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 20 £650 +8.33% 9
Romford - 1 - -
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 191 (68.46%) Finance
2 152 (54.48%) Banking
3 105 (37.63%) Investment Banking
4 97 (34.77%) Credit Risk
5 95 (34.05%) Risk Management
6 75 (26.88%) Front Office
7 69 (24.73%) SQL
8 68 (24.37%) Derivative
9 65 (23.30%) C#
10 53 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
11 51 (18.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 42 (15.05%) Stress Testing
13 38 (13.62%) Murex
14 35 (12.54%) Degree
14 35 (12.54%) Analytics
15 34 (12.19%) C++
16 33 (11.83%) SQL Server
17 31 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
18 30 (10.75%) .NET
19 29 (10.39%) Validation
19 29 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
20 28 (10.04%) Mathematics
20 28 (10.04%) Fixed Income
21 27 (9.68%) Scrum
21 27 (9.68%) Business Analysis
21 27 (9.68%) Migration
21 27 (9.68%) Java
22 26 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
22 26 (9.32%) Credit Derivative
22 26 (9.32%) QA

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.51%) Apache Spark
1 7 (2.51%) SAS
2 5 (1.79%) Node.js
2 5 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.08%) Jetty
3 3 (1.08%) nginx
3 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.72%) Confluence
4 2 (0.72%) GemFire
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.36%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (3.58%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (1.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (3.23%) Summit
2 4 (1.43%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.36%) Adaptiv
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) LAN
2 1 (0.36%) SAN
2 1 (0.36%) VoIP
2 1 (0.36%) VPN
2 1 (0.36%) WAN
2 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
3 16 (5.73%) Big Data
4 13 (4.66%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.94%) Star Schema
6 10 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 8 (2.87%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.15%) Data Mining
8 6 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.08%) MS Access
11 3 (1.08%) MySQL
11 3 (1.08%) OLAP
11 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (3.58%) Maven
2 8 (2.87%) Subversion
3 7 (2.51%) JIRA
3 7 (2.51%) JUnit
3 7 (2.51%) PowerDesigner
4 4 (1.43%) Ant
5 3 (1.08%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.08%) Hudson
5 3 (1.08%) Mockito
5 3 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.08%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.72%) Grunt
6 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.72%) Mocha
7 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.36%) jMock
7 1 (0.36%) TestDirector
General
1 191 (68.46%) Finance
2 152 (54.48%) Banking
3 105 (37.63%) Investment Banking
4 75 (26.88%) Front Office
5 16 (5.73%) Back Office
6 11 (3.94%) Legal
7 5 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.08%) International Banking
10 2 (0.72%) Advertising
10 2 (0.72%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.36%) Retail
11 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (41.58%) Analyst
2 89 (31.90%) Business Analyst
3 76 (27.24%) Developer
4 70 (25.09%) Risk Analyst
5 51 (18.28%) Risk Business Analyst
6 41 (14.70%) Market Risk Analyst
7 37 (13.26%) Risk Manager
8 31 (11.11%) Market Risk Business Analyst
9 28 (10.04%) Banking Analyst
10 26 (9.32%) C# Developer
11 25 (8.96%) Project Manager
12 24 (8.60%) Market Risk Developer
13 21 (7.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 21 (7.53%) Java Developer
14 20 (7.17%) SQL Developer
15 17 (6.09%) Murex Analyst
15 17 (6.09%) Report Analyst
16 16 (5.73%) IT Analyst
16 16 (5.73%) Regulatory Business Analyst
16 16 (5.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (10.75%) .NET
2 17 (6.09%) WPF
3 12 (4.30%) XML
4 11 (3.94%) Spring
5 10 (3.58%) WCF
6 9 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 9 (3.23%) Web Services
7 7 (2.51%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.51%) HTML
7 7 (2.51%) HTML5
8 5 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.79%) CSS
8 5 (1.79%) REST
9 4 (1.43%) CSS3
9 4 (1.43%) FpML
9 4 (1.43%) GWT
9 4 (1.43%) JSON
10 3 (1.08%) JDBC
10 3 (1.08%) SOAP
10 3 (1.08%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 97 (34.77%) Credit Risk
2 68 (24.37%) Derivative
3 51 (18.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (10.39%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (10.04%) Fixed Income
5 28 (10.04%) Mathematics
6 26 (9.32%) Credit Derivative
7 17 (6.09%) Equities
8 13 (4.66%) Hedge funds
9 11 (3.94%) Grid Computing
10 9 (3.23%) Physics
11 7 (2.51%) Management Information System
12 6 (2.15%) Computer Science
13 5 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
13 5 (1.79%) OTC Derivatives
13 5 (1.79%) User Experience
14 4 (1.43%) Data Structures
15 3 (1.08%) Algorithms
15 3 (1.08%) Taxonomies
16 2 (0.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (4.66%) Windows
2 8 (2.87%) Linux
3 6 (2.15%) Unix
4 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (34.05%) Risk Management
2 53 (19.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.05%) Stress Testing
4 35 (12.54%) Analytics
5 29 (10.39%) Validation
6 27 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 27 (9.68%) Migration
6 27 (9.68%) Scrum
7 26 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (8.60%) Data Analysis
8 24 (8.60%) Project Management
9 21 (7.53%) Data Modelling
9 21 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 20 (7.17%) Monte Carlo Method
11 18 (6.45%) SDLC
12 16 (5.73%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (5.02%) Automated Testing
13 14 (5.02%) Data Management
13 14 (5.02%) Risk Assessment
14 13 (4.66%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 69 (24.73%) SQL
2 65 (23.30%) C#
3 34 (12.19%) C++
4 27 (9.68%) Java
5 15 (5.38%) Python
5 15 (5.38%) VBA
6 11 (3.94%) JavaScript
7 6 (2.15%) Haskell
7 6 (2.15%) MATLAB
7 6 (2.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.15%) R
8 5 (1.79%) Scala
9 4 (1.43%) Korn
9 4 (1.43%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.43%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.08%) ANSI SQL
10 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.08%) VB
10 3 (1.08%) VC++
11 2 (0.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 35 (12.54%) Degree
2 14 (5.02%) PhD
3 4 (1.43%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.08%) CFA
5 2 (0.72%) CISM
5 2 (0.72%) CISSP
5 2 (0.72%) PMP
5 2 (0.72%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.32%) QA
2 14 (5.02%) MiFID
3 12 (4.30%) EMIR
4 9 (3.23%) AIFMD
4 9 (3.23%) Data Quality
5 5 (1.79%) Basel III
5 5 (1.79%) COREP
5 5 (1.79%) CRD IV
6 4 (1.43%) Basel II
7 3 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (0.72%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (1.08%) Control-M
2 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.36%) SCCM
2 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (13.62%) Murex
2 25 (8.96%) Calypso
3 21 (7.53%) Oracle
4 11 (3.94%) Algorithmics
5 9 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 9 (3.23%) Sybase
6 5 (1.79%) Sophis
7 3 (1.08%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.08%) CheckPoint
8 2 (0.72%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) Cisco
9 1 (0.36%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.36%) HP
9 1 (0.36%) Mitel
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.36%) Reuters
9 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.36%) SunGard
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley
Posted: 20 days ago
London
iKas International
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day
Posted: 6 days ago