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 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 136 117 122
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +5
Contract jobs citing Basel II 11 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.72% 1.54% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 6
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£500 £476 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% -7.21%
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
296 195 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.06% 8.27% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 127 94
Average daily rate £400 £373 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -9.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £180 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 22
Average hourly rate £44.50 £21.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.41% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £11.00 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £39.50 £40.00
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 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 24 December 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Banking
2 18 (94.74%) Finance
2 18 (94.74%) Data Modelling
3 16 (84.21%) UML
3 16 (84.21%) SSADM
3 16 (84.21%) DSDM
3 16 (84.21%) BPR
3 16 (84.21%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (84.21%) GAP Analysis
3 16 (84.21%) MS Visio
3 16 (84.21%) Requirements Analysis
3 16 (84.21%) BPMN
3 16 (84.21%) Basel III
3 16 (84.21%) Solvency II
3 16 (84.21%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) SAS
4 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (84.21%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Base SAS
1 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
General
1 19 (100.00%) Banking
2 18 (94.74%) Finance
3 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Business Analyst
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
1 16 (84.21%) Senior Business Analyst
1 16 (84.21%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle BI Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Data Modelling
2 16 (84.21%) UML
2 16 (84.21%) SSADM
2 16 (84.21%) DSDM
2 16 (84.21%) BPR
2 16 (84.21%) GAP Analysis
2 16 (84.21%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (84.21%) Requirements Analysis
2 16 (84.21%) BPMN
2 16 (84.21%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) ETL
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (84.21%) Basel III
1 16 (84.21%) Solvency II
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Business Objects