The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Basel III
Rank 570 500 474
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -26
Contract jobs citing Basel III 46 85 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.09% 2.22% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 55 97
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£500 £538 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £400 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £688 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £400 £383
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.57%
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
4230 3821 3949
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.42% 7.35% 7.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2658 2333 2287
Average daily rate £400 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 135 227
Average hourly rate £20.25 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.08% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 November 2014.

Basel III Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Basel III
Top 3 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 24 November 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 -59 44 £500 -9.09% 11
London -27 35 £538 -2.27% 10
City of London -2 4 £550 +2.32% 3

Basel III
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 71 (70.30%) Finance
2 69 (68.32%) Banking
3 43 (42.57%) Investment Banking
4 28 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (27.72%) Credit Risk
4 28 (27.72%) Basel II
5 25 (24.75%) SQL
6 24 (23.76%) Data Modelling
7 23 (22.77%) Business Analysis
7 23 (22.77%) Solvency II
7 23 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (20.79%) GAP Analysis
9 20 (19.80%) MS Visio
10 19 (18.81%) UML
10 19 (18.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 18 (17.82%) BPR
12 17 (16.83%) SSADM
12 17 (16.83%) DSDM
12 17 (16.83%) Business Transformation
12 17 (16.83%) Market Risk
12 17 (16.83%) BPMN
13 16 (15.84%) Risk Management
14 15 (14.85%) Project Management
14 15 (14.85%) Derivative
15 13 (12.87%) Credit Derivative
16 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (11.88%) Analytics
17 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
17 11 (10.89%) COREP
17 11 (10.89%) Oracle

Basel III
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (2.97%) SAS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 20 (19.80%) MS Visio
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
3 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) 4G
2 1 (0.99%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.92%) Oracle Database
2 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.98%) OLTP
4 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.99%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mart
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.99%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) ERwin
1 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
General
1 71 (70.30%) Finance
2 69 (68.32%) Banking
3 43 (42.57%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.93%) Front Office
5 6 (5.94%) Retail
5 6 (5.94%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.97%) Back Office
7 2 (1.98%) General Ledger
7 2 (1.98%) Dutch Language
7 2 (1.98%) French Language
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (66.34%) Analyst
2 56 (55.45%) Business Analyst
3 19 (18.81%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (18.81%) Senior Business Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.90%) Developer
5 10 (9.90%) Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Risk Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Quantitative Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) C++ Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Market Risk Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Market Risk Business Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 28 (27.72%) Credit Risk
2 23 (22.77%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (16.83%) Market Risk
4 15 (14.85%) Derivative
5 13 (12.87%) Credit Derivative
6 10 (9.90%) Equities
7 8 (7.92%) Data Structures
8 5 (4.95%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.98%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.98%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.98%) Economics
9 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.95%) Windows
1 5 (4.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.72%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (23.76%) Data Modelling
3 23 (22.77%) Business Analysis
4 21 (20.79%) GAP Analysis
5 19 (18.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 19 (18.81%) UML
6 18 (17.82%) BPR
7 17 (16.83%) SSADM
7 17 (16.83%) DSDM
7 17 (16.83%) BPMN
7 17 (16.83%) Business Transformation
8 16 (15.84%) Risk Management
9 15 (14.85%) Project Management
10 12 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (11.88%) Analytics
11 11 (10.89%) Test Strategy
12 10 (9.90%) Risk Analytics
12 10 (9.90%) Manual Testing
12 10 (9.90%) TDD
13 9 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.75%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) C#
3 5 (4.95%) C++
4 4 (3.96%) VBA
5 2 (1.98%) Python
5 2 (1.98%) Java
5 2 (1.98%) Perl
6 1 (0.99%) JCL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) IIBA
2 1 (0.99%) CBAP
2 1 (0.99%) PMP
2 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.99%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (27.72%) Basel II
2 23 (22.77%) Solvency II
3 11 (10.89%) COREP
4 4 (3.96%) CRD IV
5 3 (2.97%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (2.97%) FINREP
6 2 (1.98%) FATCA
6 2 (1.98%) EMIR
6 2 (1.98%) MiFID
6 2 (1.98%) QA
7 1 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) Business Objects
4 3 (2.97%) Sybase
5 2 (1.98%) Cognos
5 2 (1.98%) Teradata
6 1 (0.99%) Calypso
6 1 (0.99%) Remedy
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