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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 208 178 124
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -54
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 221 308 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.93% 1.23% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.03% 3.77% 5.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 218 347
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£550 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £400 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £525
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%
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
7291 8161 8334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.61% 32.52% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 5614 5676
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 172 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -8.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.01 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 75 £550 - 29
Canary Wharf +18 4 - -
Market Risk
England

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 243 (60.60%) Banking
2 189 (47.13%) Investment Banking
3 163 (40.65%) SQL
4 160 (39.90%) Credit Risk
5 151 (37.66%) Finance
6 115 (28.68%) Risk Management
7 106 (26.43%) Front Office
8 97 (24.19%) C#
9 67 (16.71%) Derivative
10 64 (15.96%) Java
11 62 (15.46%) Oracle
12 59 (14.71%) Data Modelling
13 56 (13.97%) .NET
13 56 (13.97%) Business Analysis
14 54 (13.47%) Stress Testing
15 52 (12.97%) Degree
16 50 (12.47%) Analytics
17 48 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
18 47 (11.72%) SQL Server
19 36 (8.98%) Project Management
19 36 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
20 35 (8.73%) VBA
21 34 (8.48%) C++
22 33 (8.23%) TDD
23 31 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
24 30 (7.48%) Multithreading
24 30 (7.48%) Maven
25 29 (7.23%) Spring
25 29 (7.23%) Windows
25 29 (7.23%) Oracle Database

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (2.49%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.25%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.25%) IIS
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (1.00%) Node.js
3 4 (1.00%) GemFire
4 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.25%) Confluence
5 1 (0.25%) Apache
Applications
1 22 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.24%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) MS Project
3 5 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.25%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (1.00%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.00%) SAN
2 2 (0.50%) NAS
3 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.72%) SQL Server
2 36 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
3 29 (7.23%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.24%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (2.99%) Relational Database
8 12 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.24%) QlikView
9 9 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (2.00%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.75%) OLAP
12 6 (1.50%) NoSQL
13 5 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
15 3 (0.75%) Big Data
15 3 (0.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
16 2 (0.50%) HBase
Development Applications
1 30 (7.48%) Maven
2 21 (5.24%) JUnit
3 20 (4.99%) JIRA
4 18 (4.49%) TeamCity
5 16 (3.99%) Subversion
6 11 (2.74%) CruiseControl
6 11 (2.74%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.75%) Mockito
8 4 (1.00%) jMock
8 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.75%) Grunt
9 3 (0.75%) Mocha
10 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.50%) Hudson
10 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.50%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.50%) Toad
11 1 (0.25%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (0.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 243 (60.60%) Banking
2 189 (47.13%) Investment Banking
3 151 (37.66%) Finance
4 106 (26.43%) Front Office
5 16 (3.99%) Back Office
6 9 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.75%) Legal
7 7 (1.75%) Retail
8 6 (1.50%) Advertising
9 3 (0.75%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 168 (41.90%) Analyst
2 158 (39.40%) Developer
3 108 (26.93%) Business Analyst
4 65 (16.21%) Market Risk Analyst
5 58 (14.46%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 51 (12.72%) Risk Analyst
7 39 (9.73%) C# Developer
8 38 (9.48%) Project Manager
9 32 (7.98%) Market Analyst
10 27 (6.73%) IT Business Analyst
10 27 (6.73%) Java Developer
11 25 (6.23%) Banking Business Analyst
12 17 (4.24%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 17 (4.24%) Data Analyst
12 17 (4.24%) .NET Developer
13 15 (3.74%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 15 (3.74%) C# .NET Developer
14 14 (3.49%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
15 13 (3.24%) SQL Developer
16 12 (2.99%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.97%) .NET
2 29 (7.23%) Spring
3 22 (5.49%) XML
4 20 (4.99%) WCF
5 19 (4.74%) Web Services
6 17 (4.24%) ASP.NET
7 15 (3.74%) J2EE
7 15 (3.74%) HTML
7 15 (3.74%) WPF
7 15 (3.74%) HTML5
8 12 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
8 12 (2.99%) MDX
8 12 (2.99%) JDBC
9 11 (2.74%) LINQ
9 11 (2.74%) Hibernate
10 10 (2.49%) .NET Framework
10 10 (2.49%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.00%) AngularJS
12 6 (1.50%) ActiveMQ
12 6 (1.50%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 160 (39.90%) Credit Risk
2 67 (16.71%) Derivative
3 27 (6.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (6.48%) Fixed Income
5 23 (5.74%) Computer Science
6 19 (4.74%) Equities
7 16 (3.99%) Credit Derivative
7 16 (3.99%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (2.49%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.24%) Statistics
9 9 (2.24%) Reference Data
9 9 (2.24%) Economics
9 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.75%) Wiki
10 7 (1.75%) SWIFT
11 6 (1.50%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.25%) iSeries
12 5 (1.25%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.75%) iPad
13 3 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 29 (7.23%) Windows
2 18 (4.49%) Linux
2 18 (4.49%) UNIX
3 7 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (1.25%) Windows XP
5 2 (0.50%) SUSE
5 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (28.68%) Risk Management
2 59 (14.71%) Data Modelling
3 56 (13.97%) Business Analysis
4 54 (13.47%) Stress Testing
5 50 (12.47%) Analytics
6 48 (11.97%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (8.98%) Project Management
8 33 (8.23%) TDD
9 31 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.48%) Multithreading
11 25 (6.23%) MVC
12 24 (5.99%) ETL
12 24 (5.99%) Data Analysis
13 23 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (5.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (5.74%) Low Latency
14 22 (5.49%) Risk Analytics
15 21 (5.24%) Greeks
15 21 (5.24%) Scrum
15 21 (5.24%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 163 (40.65%) SQL
2 97 (24.19%) C#
3 64 (15.96%) Java
4 35 (8.73%) VBA
5 34 (8.48%) C++
6 28 (6.98%) PL/SQL
7 20 (4.99%) Python
8 14 (3.49%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.49%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.25%) VB
11 5 (1.25%) RPG
12 4 (1.00%) Groovy
13 3 (0.75%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.75%) XPath
14 2 (0.50%) C
15 1 (0.25%) XQuery
15 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.25%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (12.97%) Degree
2 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.00%) PhD
3 4 (1.00%) ISEB
4 3 (0.75%) PMP
4 3 (0.75%) MBA
4 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.25%) IIBA
5 1 (0.25%) CBAP
5 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.99%) Basel III
2 19 (4.74%) QA
3 10 (2.49%) Basel II
4 7 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.25%) EMIR
6 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.75%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.50%) SLA
9 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.50%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.50%) Puppet
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (15.46%) Oracle
2 15 (3.74%) Sybase
3 12 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.49%) SunGard
4 10 (2.49%) Business Objects
5 8 (2.00%) Bloomberg
6 7 (1.75%) CA
6 7 (1.75%) Murex
7 6 (1.50%) HP
8 5 (1.25%) Reuters
9 3 (0.75%) DataSynapse
9 3 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.75%) Tableau
9 3 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.75%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.50%) Informatica
10 2 (0.50%) Perforce
10 2 (0.50%) Citrix
10 2 (0.50%) Calypso
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