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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basel II
England / South West
Rank 133 137 143
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Basel II 6 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.71% 1.21% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £417 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.60% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
350 412 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.17% 13.91% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 278 264
Median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £245 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £669
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +28.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-52.94% +84.78%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Basel II as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel II within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucestershire +13 6 £417 -12.21%
Basel II
England

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Basel 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 South West region with a requirement for Basel II.

1 9 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Data Protection
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
4 6 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (44.44%) SDLC
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
7 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (22.22%) Teradata
7 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (22.22%) ISEB
7 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
7 2 (22.22%) SAS
7 2 (22.22%) Unisys
7 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
7 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
7 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
7 2 (22.22%) Quality Management

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle BI Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle BI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (22.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) Data Protection
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
4 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (22.22%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
5 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (22.22%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 1 (11.11%) Test Management
6 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Teradata
2 2 (22.22%) Unisys