The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the South West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 129 105 127
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +22
Contract jobs citing Basel II 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.88% 1.57% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
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£500 £420 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -2.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £420 £420
% change year-on-year
+7.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
312 191 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.04% 9.12% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 99 112
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 19
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -50.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.22 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £36.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.13 £17.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+13.38% -1.38%
Basel II
England

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
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 10 July 2014. 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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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
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Basel II
England

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Finance
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 16 (84.21%) Basel III
3 15 (78.95%) Solvency II
3 15 (78.95%) Business Transformation
3 15 (78.95%) BPR
3 15 (78.95%) UML
3 15 (78.95%) SSADM
3 15 (78.95%) DSDM
3 15 (78.95%) MS Visio
3 15 (78.95%) Data Modelling
3 15 (78.95%) Requirements Analysis
3 15 (78.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (78.95%) GAP Analysis
4 14 (73.68%) BPMN
5 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
5 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
6 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
7 1 (5.26%) COREP
7 1 (5.26%) FINREP
7 1 (5.26%) CIMA

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

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 15 (78.95%) MS Visio
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
General
1 19 (100.00%) Finance
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Analyst
2 15 (78.95%) Business Analyst
2 15 (78.95%) Senior Business Analyst
2 15 (78.95%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Project Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) UML
1 15 (78.95%) SSADM
1 15 (78.95%) DSDM
1 15 (78.95%) Data Modelling
1 15 (78.95%) BPR
1 15 (78.95%) GAP Analysis
1 15 (78.95%) Stakeholder Management
1 15 (78.95%) Requirements Analysis
1 15 (78.95%) Business Transformation
2 14 (73.68%) BPMN
3 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.53%) System Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ACCA
1 1 (5.26%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) Basel III
2 15 (78.95%) Solvency II
3 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (5.26%) COREP
3 1 (5.26%) FINREP
3 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £295 per day
Posted: 19 days ago