The first table below looks at the demand for Basel III 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 III over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel III
Rank 533 455 393
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -62
Contract jobs citing Basel III 55 108 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.21% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.29% 2.81% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 66 179
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £433 £420
% change year-on-year
+14.16% +2.97%
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
4280 3839 4419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.51% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2596 2293 2387
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 £249
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 196 146 246
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%

Basel III
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Basel III Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Basel III
Daily Rate Trend

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

Basel III Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Basel III
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Basel III within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Basel III Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Basel III
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 Basel III within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England -86 52 £525 -4.54% 12
London -49 38 £550 - 11
City of London +1 13 £575 +10.84% 5
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Basel III
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 95 (61.29%) Finance
2 88 (56.77%) Banking
3 64 (41.29%) SQL
4 42 (27.10%) Credit Risk
5 39 (25.16%) Investment Banking
6 37 (23.87%) CRD IV
7 35 (22.58%) Business Analysis
7 35 (22.58%) Basel II
8 33 (21.29%) Data Modelling
9 27 (17.42%) Market Risk
10 25 (16.13%) Derivative
11 24 (15.48%) COREP
11 24 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (14.19%) Analytics
13 21 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
13 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
13 21 (13.55%) Project Management
14 20 (12.90%) UML
14 20 (12.90%) FINREP
15 19 (12.26%) MS Visio
16 18 (11.61%) BPR
16 18 (11.61%) Solvency II
17 17 (10.97%) Requirements Analysis
17 17 (10.97%) SSADM
17 17 (10.97%) DSDM
17 17 (10.97%) C#
17 17 (10.97%) GAP Analysis
18 16 (10.32%) Front Office
18 16 (10.32%) Risk Management
18 16 (10.32%) Data Analysis

Basel III
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.58%) SAS
2 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.29%) Lync
3 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Visio
2 8 (5.16%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.87%) MS Office
3 6 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.94%) MS Project
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.29%) OLTP
9 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.29%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.65%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) MSTest
2 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
2 3 (1.94%) Moq
2 3 (1.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.65%) JIRA
4 1 (0.65%) ERwin
4 1 (0.65%) ProC
General
1 95 (61.29%) Finance
2 88 (56.77%) Banking
3 39 (25.16%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.32%) Front Office
5 5 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.58%) Retail
6 4 (2.58%) General Ledger
7 3 (1.94%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.94%) Legal
7 3 (1.94%) Back Office
8 2 (1.29%) French Language
9 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 110 (70.97%) Analyst
2 101 (65.16%) Business Analyst
3 22 (14.19%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (14.19%) Senior Business Analyst
4 19 (12.26%) Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 14 (9.03%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 13 (8.39%) Project Manager
8 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 11 (7.10%) Architect
9 10 (6.45%) Risk Analyst
10 9 (5.81%) IT Business Analyst
11 7 (4.52%) Banking Business Analyst
12 6 (3.87%) Financial Business Analyst
13 5 (3.23%) Data Analyst
13 5 (3.23%) C# Developer
13 5 (3.23%) Business Architect
13 5 (3.23%) Credit Analyst
14 4 (2.58%) Analyst Developer
14 4 (2.58%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.10%) .NET
2 6 (3.87%) .NET Framework
2 6 (3.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (3.23%) WPF
4 3 (1.94%) Ninject
4 3 (1.94%) FpML
5 2 (1.29%) XML
5 2 (1.29%) LINQ
6 1 (0.65%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (0.65%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.10%) Credit Risk
2 27 (17.42%) Market Risk
3 25 (16.13%) Derivative
4 11 (7.10%) Credit Derivative
4 11 (7.10%) Equities
5 9 (5.81%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.29%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.29%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Derivative
8 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (0.65%) Data Conversion
8 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.16%) UNIX
2 4 (2.58%) Windows
3 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.58%) Business Analysis
2 33 (21.29%) Data Modelling
3 24 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (14.19%) Analytics
5 21 (13.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (13.55%) Project Management
6 20 (12.90%) UML
7 18 (11.61%) BPR
8 17 (10.97%) Requirements Analysis
8 17 (10.97%) SSADM
8 17 (10.97%) DSDM
8 17 (10.97%) GAP Analysis
9 16 (10.32%) Risk Management
9 16 (10.32%) Data Analysis
9 16 (10.32%) BPMN
9 16 (10.32%) Business Transformation
10 14 (9.03%) TDD
11 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (7.74%) ETL
11 12 (7.74%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (41.29%) SQL
2 17 (10.97%) C#
3 14 (9.03%) VBA
4 10 (6.45%) C++
5 8 (5.16%) Python
6 7 (4.52%) Java
7 5 (3.23%) Perl
8 2 (1.29%) F#
9 1 (0.65%) JCL
9 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (9.03%) Degree
2 3 (1.94%) CIMA
2 3 (1.94%) ACCA
3 1 (0.65%) PMP
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (23.87%) CRD IV
2 35 (22.58%) Basel II
3 24 (15.48%) COREP
4 20 (12.90%) FINREP
5 18 (11.61%) Solvency II
6 12 (7.74%) QA
7 9 (5.81%) Dodd-Frank
8 6 (3.87%) EMIR
9 3 (1.94%) FATCA
10 2 (1.29%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.65%) SLA
11 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle
3 6 (3.87%) Sybase
4 4 (2.58%) Business Objects
5 3 (1.94%) HP
5 3 (1.94%) Informatica
6 2 (1.29%) CA
6 2 (1.29%) Symantec
6 2 (1.29%) EMC
6 2 (1.29%) Teradata
7 1 (0.65%) Brady
7 1 (0.65%) Calypso
7 1 (0.65%) Murex
7 1 (0.65%) IBM
7 1 (0.65%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Cognos
Swindon, Wiltshire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £495 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago