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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 236 194 157
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -37
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 170 271 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.73% 1.11% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.10% 2.99% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 221 237
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£550 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £499 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £750 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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
8091 9055 7901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5804 6325 5487
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 166 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -54 41 £575 -2.12% 12
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 219 (57.03%) Banking
2 160 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 156 (40.63%) Finance
4 149 (38.80%) SQL
5 125 (32.55%) Credit Risk
6 114 (29.69%) Risk Management
7 79 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (19.53%) Front Office
8 75 (19.53%) Java
8 75 (19.53%) Stress Testing
9 71 (18.49%) C#
10 67 (17.45%) Business Analysis
11 59 (15.36%) Data Modelling
12 58 (15.10%) .NET
13 54 (14.06%) Degree
14 50 (13.02%) Oracle
15 47 (12.24%) Derivative
16 44 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (10.68%) Project Management
18 37 (9.64%) SQL Server
19 36 (9.38%) Analytics
20 33 (8.59%) VBA
21 31 (8.07%) Equities
22 29 (7.55%) ETL
22 29 (7.55%) MS Excel
23 28 (7.29%) Windows
23 28 (7.29%) Integration Testing
24 27 (7.03%) Migration
24 27 (7.03%) OO
25 25 (6.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (1.56%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.78%) Node.js
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.52%) JBoss
3 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.26%) Confluence
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
4 1 (0.26%) SAS
4 1 (0.26%) Apache
4 1 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.86%) MS Office
3 10 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.82%) MS Project
6 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.82%) Summit
2 5 (1.30%) Adaptiv
3 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.04%) SAN
2 3 (0.78%) FTP
3 2 (0.52%) NAS
4 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.51%) Oracle Database
3 19 (4.95%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.69%) Big Data
5 17 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.65%) Hadoop
8 13 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (3.13%) QlikView
10 11 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 9 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (2.34%) OLAP
12 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
13 6 (1.56%) NoSQL
14 5 (1.30%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
15 4 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (1.04%) HBase
15 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
15 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (5.73%) Maven
2 21 (5.47%) CruiseControl
3 20 (5.21%) Subversion
4 17 (4.43%) JUnit
5 15 (3.91%) TeamCity
6 14 (3.65%) JIRA
7 9 (2.34%) Mockito
7 9 (2.34%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.08%) Hudson
9 7 (1.82%) Git (software)
10 5 (1.30%) jMock
10 5 (1.30%) Ant
11 4 (1.04%) NUnit
11 4 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.78%) Toad
12 3 (0.78%) ClearCase
13 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.52%) XMLSpy
13 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 219 (57.03%) Banking
2 160 (41.67%) Investment Banking
3 156 (40.63%) Finance
4 75 (19.53%) Front Office
5 21 (5.47%) Retail
6 14 (3.65%) Financial Institution
7 11 (2.86%) Back Office
7 11 (2.86%) Legal
8 4 (1.04%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 158 (41.15%) Analyst
2 138 (35.94%) Developer
3 128 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 77 (20.05%) Market Risk Analyst
5 72 (18.75%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (16.41%) Risk Analyst
7 44 (11.46%) Market Analyst
8 36 (9.38%) IT Business Analyst
8 36 (9.38%) Banking Business Analyst
9 29 (7.55%) Project Manager
10 28 (7.29%) Java Developer
11 27 (7.03%) C# Developer
12 23 (5.99%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 20 (5.21%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 16 (4.17%) Senior Developer
15 14 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
16 13 (3.39%) .NET Developer
16 13 (3.39%) Architect
17 12 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
18 11 (2.86%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (15.10%) .NET
2 24 (6.25%) Spring
3 17 (4.43%) WPF
4 16 (4.17%) HTML
4 16 (4.17%) J2EE
4 16 (4.17%) WCF
4 16 (4.17%) HTML5
5 14 (3.65%) ASP.NET
6 13 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 13 (3.39%) JDBC
6 13 (3.39%) Web Services
6 13 (3.39%) XML
7 12 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (2.60%) Spring MVC
9 9 (2.34%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.08%) JMS
11 7 (1.82%) REST
11 7 (1.82%) CSS
12 6 (1.56%) STL
12 6 (1.56%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 125 (32.55%) Credit Risk
2 47 (12.24%) Derivative
3 44 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (8.07%) Equities
5 25 (6.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 23 (5.99%) Fixed Income
7 22 (5.73%) Computer Science
8 14 (3.65%) Reference Data
9 11 (2.86%) Data Structures
10 9 (2.34%) User Experience
10 9 (2.34%) Economics
10 9 (2.34%) Management Information System
11 8 (2.08%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (2.08%) Mathematics
12 7 (1.82%) Grid Computing
13 6 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
14 5 (1.30%) Hedge funds
15 4 (1.04%) Wiki
16 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
16 3 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 28 (7.29%) Windows
2 19 (4.95%) Linux
3 18 (4.69%) UNIX
4 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.52%) Solaris
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.52%) SUSE
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (29.69%) Risk Management
2 79 (20.57%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (19.53%) Stress Testing
4 67 (17.45%) Business Analysis
5 59 (15.36%) Data Modelling
6 41 (10.68%) Project Management
7 36 (9.38%) Analytics
8 29 (7.55%) ETL
9 28 (7.29%) Integration Testing
10 27 (7.03%) Migration
10 27 (7.03%) OO
11 25 (6.51%) MVC
12 24 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (5.99%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (5.99%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (5.73%) TDD
15 21 (5.47%) Validation
16 20 (5.21%) Scrum
16 20 (5.21%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 149 (38.80%) SQL
2 75 (19.53%) Java
3 71 (18.49%) C#
4 33 (8.59%) VBA
5 20 (5.21%) PL/SQL
6 17 (4.43%) C++
7 14 (3.65%) JavaScript
8 12 (3.13%) Python
9 7 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.56%) VB
11 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.04%) C
13 3 (0.78%) XPath
13 3 (0.78%) Scala
13 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.78%) Perl
14 2 (0.52%) Korn
15 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
15 1 (0.26%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 54 (14.06%) Degree
2 6 (1.56%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.04%) PMP
3 4 (1.04%) MBA
4 2 (0.52%) ISEB
4 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (0.52%) IIBA
5 1 (0.26%) CFA
5 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) CBAP
5 1 (0.26%) PhD
5 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.26%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.17%) QA
1 16 (4.17%) Basel III
2 6 (1.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (1.30%) EMIR
4 4 (1.04%) Basel II
4 4 (1.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.78%) CRD IV
5 3 (0.78%) SLA
5 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) HDFS
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.26%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.26%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 8 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.30%) Control-M
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.52%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.52%) Puppet
4 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 50 (13.02%) Oracle
2 18 (4.69%) Sybase
3 15 (3.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.82%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.30%) Informatica
6 5 (1.30%) Murex
6 5 (1.30%) SunGard
6 5 (1.30%) Reuters
7 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.04%) CA
8 3 (0.78%) Cognos
9 2 (0.52%) Citrix
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.52%) Tableau
9 2 (0.52%) Altova
10 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.26%) Splunk
10 1 (0.26%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
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