The first table below looks at the demand for AIFMD skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AIFMD over the 3 months to 29 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.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD)
Rank 573 545 560
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +15
Contract jobs citing AIFMD 16 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.47% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 7
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£550 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4278 3859 4441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.55% 7.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2592 2300 2369
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 146 253
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -7.89%

AIFMD
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AIFMD within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

AIFMD Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AIFMD within the UK.

AIFMD Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AIFMD
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

AIFMD Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AIFMD
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AIFMD within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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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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
London -5 16 £550 +4.76% 2
England -9 16 £550 +4.76% 2
City of London +22 1 £550 +22.22% 1
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

AIFMD
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AIFMD 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 AIFMD.

1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 18 (40.91%) Asset Management
3 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 12 (27.27%) EMIR
3 12 (27.27%) UCITS
4 10 (22.73%) Fund Management
4 10 (22.73%) Investment Management
4 10 (22.73%) Banking
4 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
5 5 (11.36%) Derivative
5 5 (11.36%) iPad
6 4 (9.09%) Hedge funds
6 4 (9.09%) Data Mapping
6 4 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
6 4 (9.09%) Finnish Language
6 4 (9.09%) French Language
6 4 (9.09%) German Language
6 4 (9.09%) Hungarian Language
6 4 (9.09%) Wealth Management
6 4 (9.09%) Change Management
6 4 (9.09%) SQL
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
7 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.82%) Marketing
7 3 (6.82%) Dodd-Frank

AIFMD
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing AIFMD 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 AIFMD. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (52.27%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Finnish Language
3 4 (9.09%) French Language
3 4 (9.09%) German Language
3 4 (9.09%) Hungarian Language
4 3 (6.82%) Marketing
5 2 (4.55%) Private Banking
6 1 (2.27%) Back Office
6 1 (2.27%) Retail
6 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Business Analyst
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) AIFMD Business Analyst
3 10 (22.73%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) AIFMD Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Report Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Business Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Developer
8 1 (2.27%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Project Support Officer
8 1 (2.27%) Project Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (2.27%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Derivative
1 5 (11.36%) iPad
2 4 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.27%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Asset Management
2 12 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 10 (22.73%) Fund Management
3 10 (22.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (22.73%) Investment Management
4 5 (11.36%) Project Management
5 4 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (9.09%) Wealth Management
5 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 4 (9.09%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (6.82%) Matrix Management
6 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
7 2 (4.55%) Financial Analysis
7 2 (4.55%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (4.55%) UML
7 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.55%) Analytics
7 2 (4.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) EMIR
1 12 (27.27%) UCITS
2 5 (11.36%) ISO 9001
3 3 (6.82%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (6.82%) FATCA
4 2 (4.55%) MiFID
5 1 (2.27%) Solvency II
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