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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
Rank 368 359 357
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing MiFID 26 38 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.17% 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.54% 2.12% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 13
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£563 £688 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £575 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £850 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 - £115
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1691 1789 1462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.06% 8.18% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1137 1232 1004
Average daily rate £435 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 20 35
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £22.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -37.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £10.95 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £19.35 £97.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.15 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+16.61% -25.43%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +4 1 £550 -8.33% 5
Docklands, London - - - -
MiFID
England

MiFID
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 36 (59.02%) Banking
2 34 (55.74%) EMIR
3 26 (42.62%) Investment Banking
4 22 (36.07%) Finance
5 14 (22.95%) Dodd-Frank
6 11 (18.03%) Derivative
7 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
8 9 (14.75%) Asset Management
8 9 (14.75%) Investment Management
9 8 (13.11%) QA
9 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
10 7 (11.48%) Basel III
11 6 (9.84%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 6 (9.84%) ETRM
11 6 (9.84%) Triple Point
11 6 (9.84%) Aligne
11 6 (9.84%) ZaiNet
11 6 (9.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 6 (9.84%) Dynamics NAV
11 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
11 6 (9.84%) Brady
11 6 (9.84%) Front Office
11 6 (9.84%) SAP
11 6 (9.84%) ERP
11 6 (9.84%) Murex
11 6 (9.84%) OpenLink
11 6 (9.84%) Endur
11 6 (9.84%) Project Management
12 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

MiFID
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 3 (4.92%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Endur
1 6 (9.84%) ZaiNet
1 6 (9.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (9.84%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (9.84%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 6 (9.84%) Aligne
2 3 (4.92%) ION MarketView
3 1 (1.64%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (1.64%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MS Access
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Toad
General
1 36 (59.02%) Banking
2 26 (42.62%) Investment Banking
3 22 (36.07%) Finance
4 6 (9.84%) Front Office
5 4 (6.56%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.64%) French Language
Job Titles
1 31 (50.82%) Analyst
2 28 (45.90%) Business Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Test Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Consultant
7 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Project Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Middle Office Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
9 1 (1.64%) Programme Manager
9 1 (1.64%) Principal Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Derivative
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.20%) Fixed Income
3 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 2 (3.28%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.28%) Equities
4 2 (3.28%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Risk Management
2 9 (14.75%) Asset Management
2 9 (14.75%) Investment Management
3 8 (13.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.48%) Business Analysis
5 6 (9.84%) ERP
5 6 (9.84%) Project Management
5 6 (9.84%) ETRM
6 4 (6.56%) Analytics
6 4 (6.56%) Data Migration
6 4 (6.56%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (6.56%) Migration
6 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.92%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Workflow
7 3 (4.92%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.92%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.92%) BPMN
7 3 (4.92%) Automation Testing
7 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (55.74%) EMIR
2 14 (22.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (13.11%) QA
4 7 (11.48%) Basel III
5 5 (8.20%) FATCA
6 2 (3.28%) UCITS
7 1 (1.64%) Basel II
7 1 (1.64%) CRD IV
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) SAP
1 6 (9.84%) Murex
1 6 (9.84%) OpenLink
1 6 (9.84%) Brady
1 6 (9.84%) Triple Point
2 3 (4.92%) ION Trading
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Actimize
4 1 (1.64%) Avaloq
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