The table below looks at the statistics for CRD IV skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CRD IV over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 595 549 546
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -3
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 12 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.056% 0.035%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.28% 0.76% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 18
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£500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £400 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £603 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £441
% change year-on-year
- +2.15%
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
4271 3813 3865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.49% 7.34% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2665 2336 2243
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 £213 £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 209 131 219
Average hourly rate £21.24 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.38% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

CRD IV
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CRD IV within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CRD IV within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

CRD IV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRD IV
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 CRD IV within the UK over the 3 months to 21 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
London -16 12 £500 -9.09% 2
England -39 12 £500 -9.09% 2
City of London +3 3 - - 1

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Credit Risk
4 6 (37.50%) FINREP
5 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Basel II
6 4 (25.00%) Project Management
6 4 (25.00%) Derivative
6 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (25.00%) Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) COREP
6 4 (25.00%) Basel III
6 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Analytics
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Data Management
7 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) Equities
7 3 (18.75%) Legal
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) PMP
7 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Hyperion
7 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing CRD IV 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 CRD IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) Investment Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Legal
5 2 (12.50%) Publishing
5 2 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (6.25%) General Ledger
6 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
6 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
2 8 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Credit Risk
2 4 (25.00%) Derivative
3 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Equities
4 2 (12.50%) Market Risk
5 1 (6.25%) Reference Data
5 1 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Project Management
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Data Management
1 4 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 3 (18.75%) Resource Management
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Data Management
2 3 (18.75%) Matrix Management
2 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Analytics
2 3 (18.75%) Time Management
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Quality Management
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) PMP
1 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) FINREP
2 5 (31.25%) Basel II
3 4 (25.00%) Basel III
3 4 (25.00%) COREP
4 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
4 1 (6.25%) FATCA
4 1 (6.25%) MiFID
4 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Hyperion
2 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
2 1 (6.25%) Cognos
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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