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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 596 595 558
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -37
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 15 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.33% 0.12% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 12
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£550 £500 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £370 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
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
4560 4306 3867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.99% 7.88% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2946 2599 2309
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 196 150
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £44.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 29 July 2015.

CRD IV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRD IV
Top 2 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 29 July 2015. 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 +17 15 £550 - 7
England -1 15 £550 - 7

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) Banking
3 14 (60.87%) Investment Banking
3 14 (60.87%) COREP
4 12 (52.17%) Basel III
5 11 (47.83%) Derivative
6 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
6 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
6 9 (39.13%) Credit Risk
7 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 8 (34.78%) Project Management
8 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (30.43%) Back Office
8 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
8 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
8 7 (30.43%) Equities
8 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
9 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
9 6 (26.09%) Degree
10 5 (21.74%) IT Governance
10 5 (21.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (21.74%) Contract for Difference
11 4 (17.39%) Reference Data
11 4 (17.39%) SQL

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (13.04%) SAS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (21.74%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (8.70%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 19 (82.61%) Finance
2 17 (73.91%) Banking
3 14 (60.87%) Investment Banking
4 7 (30.43%) General Ledger
4 7 (30.43%) Back Office
5 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (8.70%) Legal
5 2 (8.70%) Advertising
5 2 (8.70%) Retail
6 1 (4.35%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 14 (60.87%) Business Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Report Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) AWS Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) COM
2 1 (4.35%) MDX
2 1 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (4.35%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Derivative
2 9 (39.13%) Credit Risk
3 7 (30.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (30.43%) Equities
4 6 (26.09%) Fixed Income
4 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (21.74%) Contract for Difference
6 4 (17.39%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (17.39%) Reference Data
7 3 (13.04%) Market Risk
8 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Business Analysis
2 8 (34.78%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (30.43%) Data Analysis
4 6 (26.09%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 5 (21.74%) IT Governance
6 4 (17.39%) Change Management
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Time Management
8 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Management
8 2 (8.70%) Analytics
9 1 (4.35%) Document Management
9 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) PMP
2 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (60.87%) COREP
2 12 (52.17%) Basel III
3 2 (8.70%) FINREP
3 2 (8.70%) Basel II
4 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Hyperion
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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