The table below looks at the statistics for Basel III 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 III over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel III
Rank 137 104 129
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +25
Contract jobs citing Basel III 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.28% 0.089% 0.095%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.51% 1.37% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
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£500 £426 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +2.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £431 £418
% change year-on-year
+15.94% +3.29%
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
359 146 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 11.09% 6.49% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 77 104
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 23
Average hourly rate £25.50 £17.23 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.04% -54.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.15 £8.00 £15.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.33 £27.40 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

Basel III
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Basel III Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Basel III
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 III across the South West region.

Basel III Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Basel III
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Basel III 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 III.

1 18 (100.00%) Banking
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
2 17 (94.44%) Data Modelling
3 16 (88.89%) MS Visio
3 16 (88.89%) GAP Analysis
3 16 (88.89%) BPR
3 16 (88.89%) Basel II
3 16 (88.89%) UML
3 16 (88.89%) SSADM
3 16 (88.89%) DSDM
3 16 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (88.89%) BPMN
3 16 (88.89%) Solvency II
3 16 (88.89%) Business Transformation
3 16 (88.89%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) FINREP
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Data Management
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) COREP
5 1 (5.56%) FATCA
5 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Basel III 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 III. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 16 (88.89%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 18 (100.00%) Finance
1 18 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (94.44%) Senior Business Analyst
1 17 (94.44%) Senior Analyst
1 17 (94.44%) Business Analyst
1 17 (94.44%) Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Data Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Lead Business Analyst
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Data Modelling
2 16 (88.89%) UML
2 16 (88.89%) SSADM
2 16 (88.89%) DSDM
2 16 (88.89%) BPR
2 16 (88.89%) GAP Analysis
2 16 (88.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (88.89%) Requirements Analysis
2 16 (88.89%) BPMN
2 16 (88.89%) Business Transformation
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Data Management
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
1 1 (5.56%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (88.89%) Basel II
1 16 (88.89%) Solvency II
2 2 (11.11%) FINREP
3 1 (5.56%) FATCA
3 1 (5.56%) COREP