The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency 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 Solvency II over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Solvency II
England / North West
Rank - 151 136
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.052% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.57% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £330 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £438 £500
% change year-on-year
+22.71% -12.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
216 350 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.16% 9.10% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 216 179
Median daily rate £400 £403 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +8.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 15
Median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +137.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £10.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £52.47 £22.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Solvency 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 Solvency II across the North West region.

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Solvency II
Top 3 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solvency 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 Solvency II.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management

Solvency 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:

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Change Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Change Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Solvency II Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management