The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Credit Risk in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Credit Risk over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Credit Risk
Rank 449 350 344
Rank change year-on-year
-99 -6
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 208 368 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.64% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.17% 1.92% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 280 229
Median daily rate £523 £545 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.12% +11.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £375 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17733 19132 18715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 33.06% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11481 11975 11356
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 808 810
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.03 £18.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.09% +4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.93 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Credit Risk
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Credit Risk as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Credit Risk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Credit Risk
Daily Rate Trend

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

Credit Risk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Credit Risk
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Credit Risk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Credit Risk
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK.

Credit Risk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Credit Risk
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -116 194 £525 -4.54% 46
London -74 149 £550 - 27
City of London -33 32 £550 +4.76% 5
Scotland +16 12 £475 +80.95% 4
Edinburgh +21 11 £475 +80.95% 2
South East +9 11 £425 -4.11% 5
North West +15 10 £413 +3.12% 2
West Midlands -22 10 £350 -17.97% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 7 £425 -15.00% 1
South West +18 4 £335 -16.25% 4
Milton Keynes +12 4 £425 -19.04%
Yorkshire -15 4 £425 - 2
West Yorkshire -19 4 £425 - 2
Docklands, London +7 3 £750 +22.95%
Wolverhampton +3 3 £375 -7.17%
Birmingham -6 3 £394 +5.00% 1
East Midlands -12 3 - - 4
Berkshire +4 2 - - 1
Leeds -2 2 £403 -6.39% 2
Northampton -3 2 - -
Halifax -3 2 £438 +2.94%
Northamptonshire -3 2 - -
South Wales +19 1 £400 +12.35%
Wales +19 1 £400 +12.35%
East of England +5 1 - -
Cheshire +3 1 £425 -5.55%
Chester +2 1 £425 -5.55%
Belfast -5 1 £270 -
County Antrim -5 1 £270 -
Northern Ireland -6 1 £270 -

Credit Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Credit Risk 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 Credit Risk.

1 244 (54.34%) Finance
2 213 (47.44%) Banking
3 168 (37.42%) SQL
4 143 (31.85%) SAS
5 102 (22.72%) Analytics
6 87 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (16.93%) Degree
8 71 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (15.59%) Risk Management
10 68 (15.14%) Retail
11 67 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
12 65 (14.48%) Market Risk
13 62 (13.81%) Big Data
14 61 (13.59%) Investment Banking
15 57 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
16 56 (12.47%) Data Analysis
16 56 (12.47%) Marketing
17 54 (12.03%) Web Analytics
18 53 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
19 41 (9.13%) Oracle
20 40 (8.91%) Migration
20 40 (8.91%) Business Analysis
21 39 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
22 36 (8.02%) Statistics
22 36 (8.02%) Python
23 34 (7.57%) Java
24 33 (7.35%) ETL
24 33 (7.35%) Project Management
24 33 (7.35%) Mathematics
25 32 (7.13%) Data Modelling

Credit Risk
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
1 143 (31.85%) SAS
2 9 (2.00%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.89%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (0.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.67%) nginx
5 2 (0.45%) Apache
5 2 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.22%) CICS
6 1 (0.22%) Jetty
6 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (5.57%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (3.79%) SPSS
4 14 (3.12%) MS Office
5 11 (2.45%) MS Visio
6 9 (2.00%) MS Project
7 2 (0.45%) EViews
7 2 (0.45%) Mingle
7 2 (0.45%) Simulink
7 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.45%) FastStats
1 2 (0.45%) Unica
2 1 (0.22%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.22%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.45%) SaaS
1 2 (0.45%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (13.81%) Big Data
2 53 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (6.90%) Base SAS
4 30 (6.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 27 (6.01%) SQL Server
6 18 (4.01%) Hadoop
7 16 (3.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 13 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (2.45%) OLAP
9 11 (2.45%) OLAP Cube
9 11 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (2.23%) Oracle Database
10 10 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (2.00%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.78%) Apache Hive
12 8 (1.78%) Data Mart
12 8 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
12 8 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 7 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (1.78%) JIRA
2 4 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.67%) Subversion
3 3 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.45%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.45%) FitNesse
4 2 (0.45%) Gerrit
4 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.45%) JUnit
4 2 (0.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (0.45%) Toad
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.22%) Ant
5 1 (0.22%) jMock
5 1 (0.22%) Maven
5 1 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 244 (54.34%) Finance
2 213 (47.44%) Banking
3 68 (15.14%) Retail
4 61 (13.59%) Investment Banking
5 56 (12.47%) Marketing
6 27 (6.01%) Retail Banking
7 19 (4.23%) Front Office
8 13 (2.90%) Legal
9 12 (2.67%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.78%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.89%) International Banking
12 2 (0.45%) Back Office
13 1 (0.22%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.22%) Electronics
13 1 (0.22%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.22%) German Language
13 1 (0.22%) Law
13 1 (0.22%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 216 (48.11%) Analyst
2 112 (24.94%) Risk Analyst
3 93 (20.71%) Credit Analyst
4 92 (20.49%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 90 (20.04%) Developer
6 88 (19.60%) Business Analyst
7 51 (11.36%) Risk Business Analyst
8 36 (8.02%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 33 (7.35%) Project Manager
10 31 (6.90%) Data Analyst
10 31 (6.90%) SAS Analyst
11 26 (5.79%) Test Analyst
12 25 (5.57%) Banking Analyst
12 25 (5.57%) Consultant
12 25 (5.57%) Risk Manager
13 22 (4.90%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
13 22 (4.90%) SAS Risk Analyst
14 19 (4.23%) Credit Risk Manager
15 17 (3.79%) C# Developer
15 17 (3.79%) Risk Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.79%) .NET
2 14 (3.12%) XML
3 10 (2.23%) REST
4 9 (2.00%) WCF
5 7 (1.56%) MDX
6 5 (1.11%) Spring
7 4 (0.89%) JNI
8 3 (0.67%) Akka
8 3 (0.67%) HTML
8 3 (0.67%) spray
8 3 (0.67%) WPF
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.45%) CSS
9 2 (0.45%) ELK Stack
9 2 (0.45%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.45%) HTML5
9 2 (0.45%) OpenMP
9 2 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 87 (19.38%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (14.48%) Market Risk
3 36 (8.02%) Statistics
4 33 (7.35%) Mathematics
5 17 (3.79%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.12%) Economics
7 12 (2.67%) Physics
7 12 (2.67%) Visualisation
8 11 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.45%) Equities
8 11 (2.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 8 (1.78%) Derivative
9 8 (1.78%) Mainframe
9 8 (1.78%) User Experience
10 7 (1.56%) Fixed Income
10 7 (1.56%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
11 5 (1.11%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.89%) Data Extraction
12 4 (0.89%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.57%) Unix
2 9 (2.00%) Linux
2 9 (2.00%) Windows
3 7 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.89%) Solaris
6 3 (0.67%) AIX
7 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (22.72%) Analytics
2 71 (15.81%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (15.59%) Risk Management
4 67 (14.92%) Business Intelligence
5 57 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 56 (12.47%) Data Analysis
7 54 (12.03%) Web Analytics
8 40 (8.91%) Business Analysis
8 40 (8.91%) Migration
9 39 (8.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (7.35%) ETL
10 33 (7.35%) Project Management
11 32 (7.13%) Data Modelling
12 31 (6.90%) Credit Risk Modelling
13 30 (6.68%) SDLC
14 28 (6.24%) Data Management
14 28 (6.24%) Validation
15 23 (5.12%) Stress Testing
16 21 (4.68%) Risk Analytics
17 18 (4.01%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 168 (37.42%) SQL
2 36 (8.02%) Python
3 34 (7.57%) Java
4 28 (6.24%) C#
5 23 (5.12%) C++
6 22 (4.90%) R
7 20 (4.45%) PL/SQL
8 15 (3.34%) MATLAB
9 14 (3.12%) VBA
10 9 (2.00%) Scala
11 7 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.56%) SAS Macro
12 5 (1.11%) C
12 5 (1.11%) VBScript
13 3 (0.67%) Perl
14 2 (0.45%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.22%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 76 (16.93%) Degree
2 6 (1.34%) ISEB
2 6 (1.34%) PhD
3 3 (0.67%) Postgraduate
3 3 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.45%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.22%) PMP
5 1 (0.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.45%) Basel III
1 20 (4.45%) Data Quality
2 16 (3.56%) QA
3 10 (2.23%) COREP
4 9 (2.00%) CRD IV
5 7 (1.56%) Basel II
5 7 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (1.11%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.67%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.45%) FINREP
8 2 (0.45%) SLA
9 1 (0.22%) IAS 39
System Software
1 4 (0.89%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.45%) vCloud
2 2 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.11%) SCCM
3 3 (0.67%) Control-M
4 2 (0.45%) Ansible
4 2 (0.45%) Grafana
4 2 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.45%) Kibana
4 2 (0.45%) logstash
4 2 (0.45%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 41 (9.13%) Oracle
2 30 (6.68%) Microsoft
3 13 (2.90%) Teradata
4 10 (2.23%) Sybase
5 7 (1.56%) Murex
5 7 (1.56%) ServiceNow
5 7 (1.56%) Tableau
5 7 (1.56%) VMware
6 4 (0.89%) SAP
7 3 (0.67%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.67%) Informatica
7 3 (0.67%) Talend
7 3 (0.67%) Trillium
8 2 (0.45%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.45%) Alterian
8 2 (0.45%) Chordiant
8 2 (0.45%) Epiphany
8 2 (0.45%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.45%) Omniture
8 2 (0.45%) Rally
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