The table below looks at the statistics for CRD IV skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRD IV over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
UK
Rank 590 604 595
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 7 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.035% 0.018%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.35% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 7
Median daily rate £531 £555 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £410 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate - £625 -
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
4357 5165 4750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.73% 10.17% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2826 3175 2931
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 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 203 181
Median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.85 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

CRD IV
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing CRD IV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

CRD IV Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CRD IV
Daily Rate Trend

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

CRD IV Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CRD IV
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CRD IV within the UK over the 3 months to 20 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 +19 7 £531 -4.27%
London +4 7 £531 +9.25%
Docklands, London - 2 - -

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV.

1 7 (77.78%) Basel III
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) .NET
3 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Confluence
3 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) WCF
3 5 (55.56%) WPF
3 5 (55.56%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
4 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Qlik Sense
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Subversion
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (33.33%) Front Office
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) QA
6 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing

CRD IV
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 (55.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (22.22%) QlikView
4 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Subversion
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
3 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) QlikView Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) TM1 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Framework
1 5 (55.56%) LINQ
1 5 (55.56%) WCF
1 5 (55.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Derivative
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Line Management
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Management
5 1 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (11.11%) Monte Carlo Method
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) CISSP
2 1 (11.11%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) Basel III
2 3 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft