The first table below looks at the demand for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Swindon 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel II
Rank 41 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Basel II 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.99% 2.14% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.85% 17.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate £451 £385 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £451 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+17.77% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 35 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.38% 12.50% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 13
Average daily rate £451 £385 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.01% +23.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -6.81%
Basel II
Wiltshire

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Basel II
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel II across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Basel II Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Basel II
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (83.33%) Basel III
2 10 (83.33%) Solvency II
2 10 (83.33%) Business Transformation
2 10 (83.33%) GAP Analysis
2 10 (83.33%) UML
2 10 (83.33%) SSADM
2 10 (83.33%) DSDM
2 10 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 10 (83.33%) BPR
3 6 (50.00%) BPMN
4 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) System Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (8.33%) CIMA
5 1 (8.33%) ACCA

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 10 (83.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Business Analyst
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 10 (83.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (83.33%) Business Transformation
1 10 (83.33%) GAP Analysis
1 10 (83.33%) UML
1 10 (83.33%) SSADM
1 10 (83.33%) DSDM
1 10 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 10 (83.33%) BPR
2 6 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 2 (16.67%) System Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CIMA
1 1 (8.33%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) Basel III
1 10 (83.33%) Solvency II