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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 214 231 177
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -54
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 227 210 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.97% 0.89% 1.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.69% 2.39% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 151 192
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £463 £555
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -11 73 £575 +4.54% 23
Docklands, London 0 6 £610 +35.55%
Canary Wharf -10 4 £422 -
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 207 (54.05%) Banking
2 185 (48.30%) Finance
3 151 (39.43%) Investment Banking
4 125 (32.64%) SQL
5 118 (30.81%) Java
6 117 (30.55%) Risk Management
7 111 (28.98%) Credit Risk
8 79 (20.63%) Front Office
9 70 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
10 62 (16.19%) C#
11 59 (15.40%) Stress Testing
12 55 (14.36%) SQL Server
13 54 (14.10%) .NET
14 46 (12.01%) Data Modelling
15 45 (11.75%) Oracle
16 42 (10.97%) Project Management
17 41 (10.70%) Maven
18 40 (10.44%) Spring
19 39 (10.18%) OO
19 39 (10.18%) Degree
20 36 (9.40%) Analytics
20 36 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
21 35 (9.14%) VBA
21 35 (9.14%) Derivative
22 34 (8.88%) UNIX
23 33 (8.62%) C++
23 33 (8.62%) Business Analysis
24 31 (8.09%) MS Excel
24 31 (8.09%) Microsoft
24 31 (8.09%) SDLC

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (5.22%) Oracle Coherence
2 13 (3.39%) Node.js
3 8 (2.09%) JBoss
3 8 (2.09%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.57%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.78%) GemFire
6 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) SAS
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 21 (5.48%) MS Office
3 17 (4.44%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Summit
1 2 (0.52%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.26%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.26%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.05%) Hadoop
3 26 (6.79%) Big Data
3 26 (6.79%) Relational Database
4 16 (4.18%) Oracle Database
5 15 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.66%) OLAP
6 14 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.61%) RDBMS
9 9 (2.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.83%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (1.57%) Impala
12 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (1.31%) Hazelcast
12 5 (1.31%) HBase
13 4 (1.04%) QlikView
13 4 (1.04%) MS Access
13 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 41 (10.70%) Maven
2 20 (5.22%) JUnit
3 19 (4.96%) Subversion
4 11 (2.87%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.87%) Mocha
4 11 (2.87%) Jasmine
4 11 (2.87%) Grunt
5 10 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (2.35%) Mockito
6 9 (2.35%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.83%) JIRA
8 6 (1.57%) NUnit
8 6 (1.57%) ClearCase
8 6 (1.57%) jMock
9 5 (1.31%) ERwin
9 5 (1.31%) Hudson
10 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.26%) PowerDesigner
11 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 207 (54.05%) Banking
2 185 (48.30%) Finance
3 151 (39.43%) Investment Banking
4 79 (20.63%) Front Office
5 20 (5.22%) Back Office
6 11 (2.87%) Legal
6 11 (2.87%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.52%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (41.78%) Developer
2 134 (34.99%) Analyst
3 91 (23.76%) Business Analyst
4 61 (15.93%) Market Risk Analyst
5 55 (14.36%) Risk Analyst
6 48 (12.53%) Java Developer
7 47 (12.27%) Market Risk Business Analyst
8 44 (11.49%) Project Manager
9 39 (10.18%) Market Analyst
10 37 (9.66%) Senior Developer
11 25 (6.53%) Banking Business Analyst
12 20 (5.22%) Architect
13 19 (4.96%) IT Business Analyst
14 17 (4.44%) Risk Manager
15 14 (3.66%) Python Developer
15 14 (3.66%) Scala Developer
16 13 (3.39%) C# Developer
17 11 (2.87%) SQL Developer
17 11 (2.87%) Senior Analyst
17 11 (2.87%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (14.10%) .NET
2 40 (10.44%) Spring
3 23 (6.01%) Web Services
4 18 (4.70%) HTML
5 17 (4.44%) J2EE
5 17 (4.44%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.44%) HTML5
6 15 (3.92%) XML
7 14 (3.66%) WPF
8 13 (3.39%) RESTful
9 12 (3.13%) CSS
9 12 (3.13%) AngularJS
9 12 (3.13%) Akka
10 11 (2.87%) JMS
10 11 (2.87%) MDX
10 11 (2.87%) ActiveMQ
11 10 (2.61%) WCF
12 8 (2.09%) Spring MVC
13 7 (1.83%) Ajax
13 7 (1.83%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 111 (28.98%) Credit Risk
2 36 (9.40%) Analytical Skills
3 35 (9.14%) Derivative
4 26 (6.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (4.96%) Grid Computing
6 16 (4.18%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.13%) Equities
8 9 (2.35%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 7 (1.83%) Management Information System
10 6 (1.57%) Taxonomies
10 6 (1.57%) Mathematics
11 5 (1.31%) Computer Science
11 5 (1.31%) Replication
11 5 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
13 3 (0.78%) Statistics
13 3 (0.78%) PMI
13 3 (0.78%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.88%) UNIX
2 23 (6.01%) Linux
3 21 (5.48%) Windows
4 3 (0.78%) Solaris
4 3 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (30.55%) Risk Management
2 70 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (15.40%) Stress Testing
4 46 (12.01%) Data Modelling
5 42 (10.97%) Project Management
6 39 (10.18%) OO
7 36 (9.40%) Analytics
8 33 (8.62%) Business Analysis
9 31 (8.09%) SDLC
10 28 (7.31%) TDD
11 26 (6.79%) Data Management
12 20 (5.22%) Scrum
12 20 (5.22%) BDD
13 19 (4.96%) Asset Management
14 18 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (4.44%) Integration Testing
15 17 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (4.18%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (4.18%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 125 (32.64%) SQL
2 118 (30.81%) Java
3 62 (16.19%) C#
4 35 (9.14%) VBA
5 33 (8.62%) C++
6 30 (7.83%) Python
7 22 (5.74%) Perl
8 16 (4.18%) Scala
9 14 (3.66%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 11 (2.87%) MATLAB
12 8 (2.09%) R
13 6 (1.57%) PHP
14 5 (1.31%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.31%) C
14 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.04%) PL/SQL
15 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
16 3 (0.78%) Korn
17 2 (0.52%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 39 (10.18%) Degree
2 4 (1.04%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.52%) ISEB
3 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) ACCA
4 1 (0.26%) CIMA
4 1 (0.26%) CFA
4 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.61%) QA
1 10 (2.61%) Basel III
2 6 (1.57%) MiFID
3 5 (1.31%) COREP
3 5 (1.31%) FINREP
4 4 (1.04%) Basel II
4 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.78%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.26%) EMIR
6 1 (0.26%) SLA
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (1.57%) GridGain
1 6 (1.57%) HDFS
2 5 (1.31%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.09%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.31%) Oozie
3 4 (1.04%) Control-M
4 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 45 (11.75%) Oracle
2 31 (8.09%) Microsoft
3 19 (4.96%) Sybase
4 7 (1.83%) Murex
5 6 (1.57%) BT
6 3 (0.78%) HP
7 2 (0.52%) Reuters
7 2 (0.52%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.52%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.52%) Calypso
7 2 (0.52%) SAP
7 2 (0.52%) Vertica
7 2 (0.52%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.26%) Actian
8 1 (0.26%) IBM
8 1 (0.26%) SunGard
8 1 (0.26%) Tableau
8 1 (0.26%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.26%) Brady
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