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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basel II
Rank 157 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Basel II 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £451
% change year-on-year
- +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
312 299 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 171 118
Average daily rate £425 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 25
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £16.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +4.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.77 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel II within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Basel II
England

Basel II
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Basel II 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 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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Basel II 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 Basel II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

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