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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Capital Requirements Directive IV (CDR 4)
Rank 603 592 541
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -51
Contract jobs citing CRD IV 16 9 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.018% 0.078%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.31% 0.19% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 22
Average daily rate £600 £500 £531
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £420 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £560 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £625 - £463
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
5104 4797 4354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.92% 9.47% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3150 2945 2533
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 175 163
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.00 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 2016.

CRD IV Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

CRD IV
Top 7 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 16 £600 +20.00% 7
London -3 12 £550 +10.00% 7
Surrey - 4 £625 -
South East - 4 £625 -
City of London +37 2 £488 +30.00% 4
Docklands, London +8 1 £575 +4.54%
Epsom - 1 £600 -

CRD IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
5 9 (34.62%) Degree
5 9 (34.62%) FATCA
6 8 (30.77%) Basel III
6 8 (30.77%) Credit Risk
6 8 (30.77%) QA
6 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
6 8 (30.77%) Basel II
6 8 (30.77%) MS Office
7 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
7 7 (26.92%) SDLC
7 7 (26.92%) MiFID
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) Derivative
10 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
10 4 (15.38%) Analytics
10 4 (15.38%) COREP
10 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
10 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management

CRD IV
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (11.54%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Ant
1 3 (11.54%) Gradle
1 3 (11.54%) Subversion
General
1 26 (100.00%) Finance
2 11 (42.31%) Banking
3 9 (34.62%) Investment Banking
4 3 (11.54%) International Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Back Office
5 2 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 2 (7.69%) Legal
6 1 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Business Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Business IT Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) IT Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) IT Business Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Treasury Business Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Report Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) HTML Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Liquidity Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) CSS
1 3 (11.54%) HTML
1 3 (11.54%) JSP
1 3 (11.54%) RESTful
1 3 (11.54%) Web Services
2 2 (7.69%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Credit Risk
3 5 (19.23%) Derivative
4 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (11.54%) Algorithms
5 3 (11.54%) Data Structures
5 3 (11.54%) Equities
5 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (7.69%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (7.69%) Equity Risk
6 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
6 2 (7.69%) Market Risk
7 1 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (3.85%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 9 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Quality Management
4 7 (26.92%) SDLC
4 7 (26.92%) Software Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (15.38%) Waterfall
7 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Information Security
7 3 (11.54%) Multithreading
7 3 (11.54%) Scrum
7 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) ETL
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
2 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) ACCA
2 3 (11.54%) CIMA
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) FATCA
2 8 (30.77%) Basel II
2 8 (30.77%) Basel III
2 8 (30.77%) QA
3 7 (26.92%) MiFID
4 4 (15.38%) COREP
5 3 (11.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (3.85%) EMIR
6 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 3 (11.54%) Hyperion
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