The table below looks at the statistics for MiFID skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MiFID over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 325 401 395
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -6
Contract jobs citing MiFID 104 25 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.22% 1.31% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 23 32
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £738
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £477 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £743 £850
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £110 £950
% change year-on-year
+331.81% -88.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -
MiFID
England

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
1991 1915 2068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.27% 7.87% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1378 1309 1446
Average daily rate £460 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 26
Average hourly rate £20.88 £18.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% -9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.19 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £96.25 £66.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £19.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.56% +12.85%

MiFID
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MiFID across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 +10 12 £575 +2.22% 17
Docklands, London -4 3 £575 +3.60% 1
MiFID
England

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MiFID 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 MiFID.

1 106 (63.10%) Banking
2 95 (56.55%) EMIR
3 82 (48.81%) Finance
4 71 (42.26%) Investment Banking
4 71 (42.26%) Dodd-Frank
5 47 (27.98%) Front Office
6 37 (22.02%) Fixed Income
7 36 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 36 (21.43%) Project Management
8 34 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
9 32 (19.05%) Derivative
10 31 (18.45%) Equities
11 30 (17.86%) Asset Management
12 27 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 20 (11.90%) SQL
14 18 (10.71%) AIFMD
15 15 (8.93%) Back Office
16 14 (8.33%) Investment Management
17 12 (7.14%) Scrum
17 12 (7.14%) JIRA
17 12 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
18 11 (6.55%) Solvency II
18 11 (6.55%) Degree
19 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
19 10 (5.95%) Wealth Management
19 10 (5.95%) Market Risk
19 10 (5.95%) SDLC
20 9 (5.36%) FATCA
20 9 (5.36%) MS Visio
20 9 (5.36%) Change Management

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MiFID 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 MiFID. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.36%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.38%) MS Office
5 3 (1.79%) MS Project
6 1 (0.60%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.60%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.60%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.60%) Gradle
2 1 (0.60%) Ant
2 1 (0.60%) JUnit
2 1 (0.60%) Rational Rose
General
1 106 (63.10%) Banking
2 82 (48.81%) Finance
3 71 (42.26%) Investment Banking
4 47 (27.98%) Front Office
5 15 (8.93%) Back Office
6 6 (3.57%) Legal
6 6 (3.57%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.38%) Retail
8 3 (1.79%) Advertising
8 3 (1.79%) Marketing
9 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.19%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.60%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (56.55%) Analyst
2 94 (55.95%) Business Analyst
3 53 (31.55%) Project Manager
4 18 (10.71%) Banking Business Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Senior Business Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 10 (5.95%) MiFID Project Manager
8 9 (5.36%) Project Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Consultant
10 7 (4.17%) Development Manager
10 7 (4.17%) Business Consultant
10 7 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
11 6 (3.57%) Business Project Manager
11 6 (3.57%) Business Manager
11 6 (3.57%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 6 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
12 4 (2.38%) Banking Analyst
12 4 (2.38%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.98%) FpML
2 3 (1.79%) .NET
3 2 (1.19%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) JMS
4 1 (0.60%) Middleware
4 1 (0.60%) EJB
4 1 (0.60%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (22.02%) Fixed Income
2 32 (19.05%) Derivative
3 31 (18.45%) Equities
4 27 (16.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (5.95%) Market Risk
6 8 (4.76%) Hedge funds
6 8 (4.76%) ASIC
7 7 (4.17%) Credit Risk
7 7 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.38%) DTCC
9 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.79%) User Experience
9 3 (1.79%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.60%) Statistics
11 1 (0.60%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.60%) PMI
11 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.43%) Project Management
1 36 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 34 (20.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (17.86%) Asset Management
4 14 (8.33%) Investment Management
5 12 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
5 12 (7.14%) Scrum
6 10 (5.95%) Wealth Management
6 10 (5.95%) SDLC
7 9 (5.36%) Workflow
7 9 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (5.36%) Change Management
8 7 (4.17%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.17%) Test Strategy
8 7 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (4.17%) Fund Management
9 6 (3.57%) Validation
9 6 (3.57%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (2.98%) System Testing
11 4 (2.38%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (1.79%) C#
3 1 (0.60%) Java
3 1 (0.60%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (6.55%) Degree
2 4 (2.38%) ISEB
2 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (1.79%) IIBA
3 3 (1.79%) CBAP
4 1 (0.60%) APMP
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) CISA
4 1 (0.60%) CISM
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (56.55%) EMIR
2 71 (42.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (10.71%) AIFMD
4 11 (6.55%) Solvency II
5 9 (5.36%) FATCA
6 7 (4.17%) QA
7 3 (1.79%) UCITS
8 2 (1.19%) Basel III
8 2 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 8 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.17%) HP
2 5 (2.98%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.38%) Murex
3 4 (2.38%) Calypso
4 3 (1.79%) Fidessa
4 3 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.19%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.19%) Oracle
6 1 (0.60%) Informatica
6 1 (0.60%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (0.60%) Pega
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: competitive daily rate
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: competitive daily rate
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago