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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 258 250 160
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -90
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 159 169 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.70% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.02% 1.86% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 130 180
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£600 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £783 £513
% change year-on-year
-39.29% +52.68%
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
7884 9089 8436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.53% 38.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5378 6374 5850
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 154 175
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £13.91 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +9 43 £600 +9.09% 7
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 168 (55.26%) Banking
2 128 (42.11%) Investment Banking
3 116 (38.16%) Finance
4 115 (37.83%) SQL
5 111 (36.51%) Risk Management
6 78 (25.66%) Stress Testing
7 75 (24.67%) Credit Risk
8 63 (20.72%) Java
9 57 (18.75%) Data Modelling
10 54 (17.76%) Front Office
11 53 (17.43%) Degree
12 47 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (15.13%) Project Management
14 39 (12.83%) C#
15 34 (11.18%) .NET
16 33 (10.86%) MS Excel
16 33 (10.86%) Integration Testing
17 32 (10.53%) Business Analysis
18 30 (9.87%) Oracle
18 30 (9.87%) Big Data
19 29 (9.54%) Derivative
20 28 (9.21%) SQL Server
21 27 (8.88%) Hadoop
22 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
23 24 (7.89%) Relational Database
23 24 (7.89%) C++
24 23 (7.57%) OO
25 21 (6.91%) Fixed Income
25 21 (6.91%) VBA
25 21 (6.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (2.96%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.32%) WebLogic
2 4 (1.32%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.99%) Node.js
4 2 (0.66%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (0.66%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.66%) JBoss
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) SAS
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.33%) Confluence
5 1 (0.33%) GemFire
Applications
1 33 (10.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.30%) MS Office
4 5 (1.64%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.33%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.99%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (9.87%) Big Data
2 28 (9.21%) SQL Server
3 27 (8.88%) Hadoop
4 24 (7.89%) Relational Database
5 12 (3.95%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.62%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.63%) Impala
8 8 (2.63%) Apache Hive
9 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.64%) MS Access
11 5 (1.64%) HBase
12 4 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.99%) Data Mart
13 3 (0.99%) QlikView
13 3 (0.99%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 8 (2.63%) Maven
2 7 (2.30%) Subversion
3 4 (1.32%) JUnit
3 4 (1.32%) CruiseControl
3 4 (1.32%) Hudson
4 3 (0.99%) Jasmine
4 3 (0.99%) Mocha
4 3 (0.99%) jMock
4 3 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.99%) Grunt
5 2 (0.66%) JIRA
5 2 (0.66%) Ant
5 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.33%) Moq
6 1 (0.33%) Mockito
6 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.33%) NUnit
General
1 168 (55.26%) Banking
2 128 (42.11%) Investment Banking
3 116 (38.16%) Finance
4 54 (17.76%) Front Office
5 14 (4.61%) Retail
6 8 (2.63%) Legal
6 8 (2.63%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.66%) French Language
9 1 (0.33%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (44.41%) Analyst
2 104 (34.21%) Business Analyst
3 92 (30.26%) Developer
4 71 (23.36%) Market Risk Analyst
5 63 (20.72%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 59 (19.41%) Risk Analyst
7 42 (13.82%) Market Analyst
8 40 (13.16%) Banking Business Analyst
9 36 (11.84%) IT Business Analyst
10 31 (10.20%) Project Manager
11 22 (7.24%) Java Developer
12 20 (6.58%) Senior Developer
13 14 (4.61%) Architect
14 12 (3.95%) Risk Manager
14 12 (3.95%) C# Developer
15 9 (2.96%) Scala Developer
16 8 (2.63%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 7 (2.30%) Credit Risk Project Manager
17 7 (2.30%) VBA Developer
17 7 (2.30%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (11.18%) .NET
2 13 (4.28%) HTML
2 13 (4.28%) HTML5
3 11 (3.62%) Spring
3 11 (3.62%) WCF
4 10 (3.29%) WPF
5 9 (2.96%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.96%) JMS
6 8 (2.63%) J2EE
7 7 (2.30%) CSS
7 7 (2.30%) Akka
8 6 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (1.97%) XBRL
9 5 (1.64%) Web Services
9 5 (1.64%) Spring MVC
9 5 (1.64%) REST
10 4 (1.32%) WF
10 4 (1.32%) XML
10 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
11 3 (0.99%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.67%) Credit Risk
2 29 (9.54%) Derivative
3 26 (8.55%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (6.91%) Fixed Income
5 15 (4.93%) Equities
6 10 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.96%) Computer Science
8 7 (2.30%) Mathematics
9 6 (1.97%) Replication
9 6 (1.97%) Grid Computing
9 6 (1.97%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (1.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.32%) Economics
11 4 (1.32%) User Experience
12 2 (0.66%) Physics
12 2 (0.66%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.66%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.95%) Linux
2 11 (3.62%) UNIX
3 10 (3.29%) Windows
4 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Vista
4 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (36.51%) Risk Management
2 78 (25.66%) Stress Testing
3 57 (18.75%) Data Modelling
4 47 (15.46%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (15.13%) Project Management
6 33 (10.86%) Integration Testing
7 32 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 23 (7.57%) OO
9 19 (6.25%) Analytics
10 18 (5.92%) UML
11 15 (4.93%) Validation
11 15 (4.93%) Monte Carlo Method
12 14 (4.61%) MVC
13 13 (4.28%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (4.28%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (4.28%) Multithreading
14 12 (3.95%) Greeks
14 12 (3.95%) TDD
14 12 (3.95%) Data Management
15 11 (3.62%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 115 (37.83%) SQL
2 63 (20.72%) Java
3 39 (12.83%) C#
4 24 (7.89%) C++
5 21 (6.91%) VBA
6 15 (4.93%) Scala
7 11 (3.62%) JavaScript
8 10 (3.29%) Python
9 7 (2.30%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.97%) Perl
10 6 (1.97%) PHP
11 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.99%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.99%) C
13 2 (0.66%) VB
14 1 (0.33%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.33%) Korn
14 1 (0.33%) XPath
Qualifications
1 53 (17.43%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
2 2 (0.66%) IIBA
3 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.33%) MCT
3 1 (0.33%) PhD
3 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.33%) PMP
3 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.33%) MBA
3 1 (0.33%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.96%) Basel III
2 5 (1.64%) QA
2 5 (1.64%) COREP
2 5 (1.64%) FINREP
3 4 (1.32%) Basel II
4 3 (0.99%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.66%) EMIR
5 2 (0.66%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.33%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (2.30%) HDFS
2 6 (1.97%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.33%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.64%) Oozie
2 4 (1.32%) SCCM
3 3 (0.99%) Control-M
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (0.66%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.33%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (9.87%) Oracle
2 19 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.61%) Murex
4 11 (3.62%) Sybase
5 6 (1.97%) BT
6 3 (0.99%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.66%) Calypso
7 2 (0.66%) Informatica
7 2 (0.66%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.66%) Reuters
7 2 (0.66%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.66%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.66%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.66%) Tableau
7 2 (0.66%) Vertica
8 1 (0.33%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.33%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.33%) Datameer
8 1 (0.33%) Hadapt
8 1 (0.33%) MapR
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