The table below looks at the statistics for Basel II skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Basel II
Rank 597 585 560
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -25
Contract jobs citing Basel II 31 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.047% 0.045%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.61% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 19
Average daily rate £499 £500 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +10.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £433 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £451
% change year-on-year
- +10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5092 4875 4355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.90% 9.45% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3140 2990 2535
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 176 163
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

Basel II
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Basel II Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Basel II
Daily Rate Trend

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

Basel II Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Basel II
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel II within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Basel II Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Basel II
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Basel II within the UK.

Basel II Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Basel II
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel II within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
England -5 30 £500 - 9
London +22 22 £498 -28.92% 7
South West -1 5 £500 -
Swindon -8 4 £500 -
Wiltshire -9 4 £500 -
Yorkshire -13 2 £488 -2.50% 1
South Yorkshire - 2 £488 -
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £475 -
North West - 1 £550 -
Chester - 1 £550 -
Doncaster - 1 £425 -
Sheffield - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 £425 - 1
Scotland - 1 £425 - 1

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 47 (94.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Banking
3 21 (42.00%) SQL
4 19 (38.00%) Credit Risk
5 17 (34.00%) Degree
6 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (24.00%) SDLC
7 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
9 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
10 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
10 9 (18.00%) SAS
10 9 (18.00%) MS Office
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.00%) Basel III
11 8 (16.00%) CRD IV
12 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
12 7 (14.00%) FATCA
12 7 (14.00%) Stress Testing
12 7 (14.00%) MiFID
12 7 (14.00%) QA
12 7 (14.00%) Quality Management
12 7 (14.00%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (12.00%) Validation
13 6 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (12.00%) BPR
13 6 (12.00%) UML

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (18.00%) SAS
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Office
1 9 (18.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.00%) MS Access
5 1 (2.00%) OLAP
5 1 (2.00%) OLTP
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 47 (94.00%) Finance
2 25 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Analyst
2 20 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Architect
4 7 (14.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Developer
4 7 (14.00%) IT Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Treasury Business Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Report Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Process Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Process Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) Credit Risk
2 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (8.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) Equities
6 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SDLC
2 11 (22.00%) Data Modelling
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (14.00%) GAP Analysis
4 7 (14.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (14.00%) Software Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Stress Testing
5 6 (12.00%) BPR
5 6 (12.00%) Business Transformation
5 6 (12.00%) Data Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) DSDM
5 6 (12.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (12.00%) SSADM
5 6 (12.00%) UML
5 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 5 (10.00%) BPMN
6 5 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 5 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (6.00%) VBA
4 2 (4.00%) VB
4 2 (4.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) HNC
2 3 (6.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) Basel III
1 8 (16.00%) CRD IV
2 7 (14.00%) FATCA
2 7 (14.00%) MiFID
2 7 (14.00%) QA
3 6 (12.00%) IAS 39
3 6 (12.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (12.00%) Solvency II
4 5 (10.00%) COREP
4 5 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Teradata
4 1 (2.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.00%) Informatica
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