The table below looks at the statistics for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basel II
Rank 142 130 105
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Basel II 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.81% 2.86% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 3
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£490 £500 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £473 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £500 £607
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
285 350 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.52% 11.07% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 233 76
Average daily rate £419 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +48.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £43.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Basel II
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel II across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Basel II Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Basel II
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Basel II across the South West region.

Basel II Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Basel II
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Wiltshire -5 5 £500 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £385 -
Basel II
England

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 14 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (81.25%) Banking
4 11 (68.75%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) BPR
4 11 (68.75%) UML
4 11 (68.75%) SSADM
4 11 (68.75%) DSDM
4 11 (68.75%) MS Visio
4 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
4 11 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (68.75%) BPMN
4 11 (68.75%) Basel III
4 11 (68.75%) Solvency II
4 11 (68.75%) Business Transformation
5 9 (56.25%) Use Case
6 5 (31.25%) Web Development
6 5 (31.25%) UNIX
6 5 (31.25%) Dimensional Modelling
6 5 (31.25%) SAS
6 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (31.25%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (31.25%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (18.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 15 (93.75%) Finance
2 13 (81.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Senior Business Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Senior Analyst
1 11 (68.75%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Data Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Business Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (68.75%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) BPR
2 11 (68.75%) GAP Analysis
2 11 (68.75%) UML
2 11 (68.75%) SSADM
2 11 (68.75%) DSDM
2 11 (68.75%) Data Modelling
2 11 (68.75%) BPMN
2 11 (68.75%) Business Transformation
3 9 (56.25%) Use Case
4 5 (31.25%) Dimensional Modelling
4 5 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) HNC
1 3 (18.75%) HND
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) Basel III
1 11 (68.75%) Solvency II
2 5 (31.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Teradata