The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
England / London
Rank 179 223 388
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +165
Contract jobs citing MiFID 257 201 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.32% 0.96% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.01% 9.33% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 121 15
Median daily rate £575 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £600 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1975 2154 1992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.17% 10.30% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1359 1427 1376
Median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £291 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 33
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £11.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £45.80 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing MiFID as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

MiFID Jobs Demand Trend in London

MiFID
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MiFID across the London region.

MiFID Daily Rate Trend in London

MiFID
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MiFID across the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MiFID Daily Rate Histogram in London

MiFID
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MiFID across the London region.

MiFID Hourly Rate Trend in London

MiFID
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 MiFID within the London region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -5 45 £600 -1.63% 12
Canary Wharf - 4 £513 -
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
MiFID
England

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MiFID 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 MiFID.

1 216 (48.00%) Finance
2 183 (40.67%) Banking
3 151 (33.56%) Front Office
4 122 (27.11%) Business Analysis
5 121 (26.89%) EMIR
6 109 (24.22%) Derivative
7 105 (23.33%) Investment Banking
8 98 (21.78%) Equities
9 95 (21.11%) Dodd-Frank
10 91 (20.22%) Stakeholder Management
11 84 (18.67%) Project Management
12 74 (16.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 72 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (14.44%) Fixed Income
15 60 (13.33%) Asset Management
16 54 (12.00%) SQL
17 51 (11.33%) Change Management
18 46 (10.22%) Java
19 45 (10.00%) Investment Management
20 44 (9.78%) GAP Analysis
21 40 (8.89%) Wealth Management
22 35 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
23 34 (7.56%) Back Office
24 33 (7.33%) Unix
25 31 (6.89%) Scrum
26 30 (6.67%) XML
26 30 (6.67%) Fintech
26 30 (6.67%) SDLC
27 29 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
28 28 (6.22%) FpML

MiFID
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 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (1.78%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.78%) MS Office
2 5 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (1.11%) MS Project
3 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.33%) Summit
2 3 (0.67%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.44%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.44%) Sonata
4 1 (0.22%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.22%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.22%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.22%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.56%) DSL
2 3 (0.67%) Multicast
2 3 (0.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.44%) Intranet
4 1 (0.22%) HTTP
4 1 (0.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.11%) DB2
1 14 (3.11%) Relational Database
2 9 (2.00%) Big Data
2 9 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (2.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.89%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.67%) Data Lake
5 3 (0.67%) KDB
5 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.44%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.22%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.22%) HBase
7 1 (0.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.22%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.22%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 15 (3.33%) Concordion
1 15 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 15 (3.33%) JBehave
2 14 (3.11%) Gradle
2 14 (3.11%) Jenkins
2 14 (3.11%) Maven
3 13 (2.89%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.44%) Ant
4 11 (2.44%) Hudson
5 9 (2.00%) FitNesse
6 8 (1.78%) JUnit
7 6 (1.33%) Selenium
8 5 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.44%) JIRA
9 2 (0.44%) Subversion
10 1 (0.22%) EasyMock
10 1 (0.22%) Mockito
10 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 216 (48.00%) Finance
2 183 (40.67%) Banking
3 151 (33.56%) Front Office
4 105 (23.33%) Investment Banking
5 34 (7.56%) Back Office
6 26 (5.78%) Legal
7 16 (3.56%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.22%) Retail
9 8 (1.78%) Advertising
9 8 (1.78%) Prime Brokerage
10 5 (1.11%) French Language
11 4 (0.89%) Marketing
11 4 (0.89%) Private Banking
12 3 (0.67%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.67%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.44%) Wholesale Banking
14 1 (0.22%) German Language
14 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 263 (58.44%) Analyst
2 259 (57.56%) Business Analyst
3 186 (41.33%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 57 (12.67%) Project Manager
5 52 (11.56%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 49 (10.89%) Developer
7 37 (8.22%) Senior Analyst
8 36 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
9 34 (7.56%) Architect
10 30 (6.67%) MiFID Project Manager
11 26 (5.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 24 (5.33%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 23 (5.11%) Banking Analyst
13 23 (5.11%) Derivatives Business Analyst
13 23 (5.11%) Java Developer
14 20 (4.44%) IT Analyst
15 19 (4.22%) C++ Developer
16 17 (3.78%) IT Business Analyst
16 17 (3.78%) Report Analyst
17 16 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (6.67%) XML
2 28 (6.22%) FpML
3 18 (4.00%) Middleware
4 17 (3.78%) Spring
5 15 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 15 (3.33%) STL
6 14 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
6 14 (3.11%) JSON
7 11 (2.44%) SOAP
8 9 (2.00%) HTML
9 6 (1.33%) Protocol Buffers
10 4 (0.89%) HTML5
11 3 (0.67%) Guice
11 3 (0.67%) Lambda Expressions
11 3 (0.67%) REST
11 3 (0.67%) Web Services
11 3 (0.67%) XSD
12 2 (0.44%) .NET
12 2 (0.44%) J2EE
13 1 (0.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 109 (24.22%) Derivative
2 98 (21.78%) Equities
3 74 (16.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 65 (14.44%) Fixed Income
5 30 (6.67%) Fintech
6 29 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (4.44%) Reference Data
8 17 (3.78%) Equity Derivative
9 15 (3.33%) Market Risk
9 15 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
10 14 (3.11%) Algorithms
11 11 (2.44%) Credit Risk
11 11 (2.44%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.22%) Management Information System
13 8 (1.78%) ASIC
14 6 (1.33%) Computer Science
14 6 (1.33%) DTCC
14 6 (1.33%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (1.11%) Hedge funds
15 5 (1.11%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.33%) Unix
2 19 (4.22%) Linux
3 12 (2.67%) Windows
4 3 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (27.11%) Business Analysis
2 91 (20.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 84 (18.67%) Project Management
4 72 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 60 (13.33%) Asset Management
6 51 (11.33%) Change Management
7 45 (10.00%) Investment Management
8 44 (9.78%) GAP Analysis
9 40 (8.89%) Wealth Management
10 35 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 31 (6.89%) Scrum
12 30 (6.67%) SDLC
13 26 (5.78%) Electronic Trading
14 25 (5.56%) Data Management
14 25 (5.56%) Regulatory Compliance
15 24 (5.33%) Target Operating Model
16 23 (5.11%) Algorithmic Trading
17 22 (4.89%) Risk Management
17 22 (4.89%) Test Scripting
18 21 (4.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 54 (12.00%) SQL
2 46 (10.22%) Java
3 22 (4.89%) C++
4 13 (2.89%) Shell Script
5 6 (1.33%) C
6 5 (1.11%) C#
6 5 (1.11%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.44%) Perl
8 1 (0.22%) Scala
8 1 (0.22%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (6.00%) Degree
2 8 (1.78%) ISEB
3 5 (1.11%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.11%) PMP
4 2 (0.44%) CBAP
4 2 (0.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.22%) CFA
5 1 (0.22%) CISA
5 1 (0.22%) CISM
5 1 (0.22%) CISSP
5 1 (0.22%) PgMP
5 1 (0.22%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (26.89%) EMIR
2 95 (21.11%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (4.44%) QA
4 19 (4.22%) FATCA
5 11 (2.44%) AIFMD
5 11 (2.44%) Basel III
6 4 (0.89%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.89%) UCITS
7 1 (0.22%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 16 (3.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) MOM
2 1 (0.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (3.56%) Oracle
2 12 (2.67%) Bloomberg
3 11 (2.44%) Perforce
4 8 (1.78%) Cognizant
4 8 (1.78%) Solace
5 7 (1.56%) Murex
6 6 (1.33%) Fidessa
6 6 (1.33%) ION Trading
7 5 (1.11%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.89%) Calypso
9 3 (0.67%) GoldenSource
10 2 (0.44%) Charles River
10 2 (0.44%) FNZ
10 2 (0.44%) Palantir
10 2 (0.44%) Sophis
10 2 (0.44%) SunGard
10 2 (0.44%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.44%) Tradeweb
11 1 (0.22%) Pega
11 1 (0.22%) Tableau
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