The table below looks at the statistics for Basel III skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Basel III over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basel III
UK
Rank 569 599 562
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -37
Contract jobs citing Basel III 23 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.052% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.53% 0.51% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 35
Median daily rate £488 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £648 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £500
% change year-on-year
- -4.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
4347 5097 4734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.22% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3138 2933
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 199 176
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +81.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £14.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £41.75 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-46.10% +77.65%

Basel III
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Basel III as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

Basel III Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Basel III
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel III within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +14 23 £488 -2.50% 3
London -5 23 £488 -4.41% 3
City of London -10 2 £489 +2.89%
Docklands, London - 2 - -

Basel III
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Basel III also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Basel III.

1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Banking
3 14 (33.33%) SQL
3 14 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 12 (28.57%) Market Risk
5 11 (26.19%) MiFID
5 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
6 10 (23.81%) Change Management
6 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (23.81%) Target Operating Model
7 9 (21.43%) Retail
8 8 (19.05%) Lean Six Sigma
8 8 (19.05%) C#
8 8 (19.05%) MS Office
8 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
8 8 (19.05%) Six Sigma
9 7 (16.67%) Project Management
9 7 (16.67%) Fixed Income
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
9 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
9 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (16.67%) CRD IV
10 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 5 (11.90%) .NET

Basel III
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) Confluence
2 4 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Office
2 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 6 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (4.76%) QlikView
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 33 (78.57%) Finance
2 27 (64.29%) Banking
3 9 (21.43%) Retail
4 7 (16.67%) Investment Banking
5 5 (11.90%) Front Office
5 5 (11.90%) Retail Banking
6 4 (9.52%) Legal
7 2 (4.76%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (4.76%) General Ledger
7 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (4.76%) Wholesale Banking
8 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Business Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Risk Business Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 4 (9.52%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Credit Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Market Risk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) .NET
1 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
1 5 (11.90%) LINQ
1 5 (11.90%) WCF
1 5 (11.90%) WPF
2 4 (9.52%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) WinForms
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.38%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 12 (28.57%) Market Risk
3 7 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (9.52%) Derivative
5 4 (9.52%) Equities
6 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
7 2 (4.76%) Fintech
7 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.76%) Physics
8 1 (2.38%) Economics
8 1 (2.38%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (2.38%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 11 (26.19%) Business Analysis
3 10 (23.81%) Change Management
3 10 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (23.81%) Target Operating Model
4 8 (19.05%) Lean Six Sigma
4 8 (19.05%) Six Sigma
5 7 (16.67%) Project Management
5 7 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.90%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
7 5 (11.90%) Regulatory Compliance
8 4 (9.52%) Data Management
8 4 (9.52%) Information Security
8 4 (9.52%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (11.90%) CISA
2 5 (11.90%) CISM
2 5 (11.90%) CISSP
2 5 (11.90%) CRISC
3 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) CFA
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.38%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) MiFID
2 7 (16.67%) CRD IV
3 5 (11.90%) COBIT
3 5 (11.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (7.14%) Basel II
4 3 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (7.14%) QA
5 2 (4.76%) FINREP
5 2 (4.76%) Solvency II
6 1 (2.38%) COREP
6 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
6 1 (2.38%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Murex
3 1 (2.38%) HP
3 1 (2.38%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.38%) SAP
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