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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 137 128 128
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Basel II 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.062% 0.035% 0.068%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.46% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
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£1,000 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £428
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
225 219 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.01% 7.73% 5.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 99 78
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £178 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 19 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.20 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £44.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Solvency II
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Solvency II