The table below looks at the statistics for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basel II
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Basel II 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £465 £451
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Basel II
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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
301 345 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.93% 9.48% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 151
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £637
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 23
Median hourly rate £44.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.48% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.58 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +6.14%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Basel II across the North West region.

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Basel II
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Basel II 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 North West region with a requirement for Basel II.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) SAS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL