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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Basel II
Rank 595 587 532
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -55
Contract jobs citing Basel II 30 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.65% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 27 44
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £440 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £620 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £490 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.00% +11.11%
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
4608 4429 3890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 7.96% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2838 2684 2283
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 2015.

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 16 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 28 August 2015. 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
England -12 29 £500 - 6
London +16 15 £500 -9.09% 6
South West -12 8 £490 -2.00%
City of London +6 5 £500 -23.07% 2
Wiltshire -5 5 £500 -
Swindon -10 5 £500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £525 -
Sheffield - 5 £525 -
Yorkshire - 5 £525 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £385 -
Gloucester - 3 £385 -
South East -19 1 £288 -36.11%
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £288 -
Kent - 1 £288 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (88.68%) Finance
2 31 (58.49%) Banking
3 18 (33.96%) Basel III
4 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 16 (30.19%) MS Visio
6 15 (28.30%) Solvency II
7 13 (24.53%) Data Modelling
8 12 (22.64%) Credit Risk
8 12 (22.64%) GAP Analysis
9 11 (20.75%) BPR
9 11 (20.75%) SAS
9 11 (20.75%) UML
9 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (20.75%) SSADM
9 11 (20.75%) DSDM
9 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (20.75%) BPMN
9 11 (20.75%) Business Transformation
10 10 (18.87%) COREP
10 10 (18.87%) Degree
10 10 (18.87%) Stress Testing
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
11 9 (16.98%) Oracle
11 9 (16.98%) Use Case
11 9 (16.98%) Analytics
11 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
12 7 (13.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (13.21%) Data Management
13 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
13 6 (11.32%) Risk Management

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (20.75%) SAS
2 1 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) MS Visio
2 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (5.66%) MS Office
5 1 (1.89%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (11.32%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.43%) Hadoop
3 5 (9.43%) Big Data
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (5.66%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.89%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.89%) DataStage
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) QlikView
6 1 (1.89%) DB2
6 1 (1.89%) OLAP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.89%) MS Access
6 1 (1.89%) Ingres
6 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.89%) Subversion
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
General
1 47 (88.68%) Finance
2 31 (58.49%) Banking
3 6 (11.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
5 2 (3.77%) Retail
6 1 (1.89%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.89%) Japanese Language
6 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Business Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Architect
3 13 (24.53%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (15.09%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (13.21%) Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Data Manager
8 3 (5.66%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Data Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Manager
9 2 (3.77%) Report Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) Risk Manager
9 2 (3.77%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.89%) COM
2 1 (1.89%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) Credit Risk
2 9 (16.98%) Data Integration
3 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.55%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.66%) Market Risk
4 3 (5.66%) Visualisation
4 3 (5.66%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) Reference Data
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.77%) Statistics
6 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.89%) Equities
6 1 (1.89%) Derivative
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) UNIX
2 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (32.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 13 (24.53%) Data Modelling
3 12 (22.64%) GAP Analysis
4 11 (20.75%) UML
4 11 (20.75%) SSADM
4 11 (20.75%) DSDM
4 11 (20.75%) BPR
4 11 (20.75%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (20.75%) BPMN
4 11 (20.75%) Business Transformation
5 10 (18.87%) Stress Testing
6 9 (16.98%) Use Case
6 9 (16.98%) Analytics
7 7 (13.21%) Data Management
8 6 (11.32%) TOGAF
8 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.43%) Data Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Web Development
9 5 (9.43%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
2 4 (7.55%) VBA
2 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.66%) C#
3 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) C++
5 1 (1.89%) Java
5 1 (1.89%) SAS Macro
5 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.89%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) HNC
2 3 (5.66%) HND
3 1 (1.89%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) Basel III
2 15 (28.30%) Solvency II
3 10 (18.87%) COREP
4 7 (13.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (9.43%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.77%) CRD IV
6 2 (3.77%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (1.89%) IAS 39
7 1 (1.89%) COBIT
7 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 5 (9.43%) Teradata
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Informatica
5 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.89%) Cloudera
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