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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Credit Risk
Rank 413 347 369
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +22
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 240 328 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.59% 0.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 1.84% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 274 205
Median daily rate £475 £550 £529
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £420 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £406
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +10.76%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17651 17872 17553
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.90% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 11426 11092 10792
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.67% +4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 688 713
Median hourly rate £21.50 £18.89 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.81% -7.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -64 197 £495 -10.00% 44
London -65 129 £550 -4.34% 24
Scotland -11 36 £450 +3.44% 6
Edinburgh -9 31 £450 +7.14% 6
City of London -33 18 £588 +2.17% 15
Yorkshire +1 17 £424 -5.83% 1
West Yorkshire -4 16 £423 -7.39% 1
West Midlands -7 16 £425 -3.29% 1
Halifax 0 14 £423 -8.89%
North West -5 14 £401 -34.48% 1
South East +2 11 £400 -15.78% 6
Buckinghamshire +15 10 £338 -15.62% 2
Wolverhampton +9 10 £413 -10.47%
South West +12 9 £300 -33.33% 5
Milton Keynes +12 6 £338 -3.57% 2
Birmingham -3 6 £425 -5.55% 1
Gloucestershire - 6 £275 -
Glasgow +5 5 £400 -11.11%
Manchester -13 5 £438 -28.57% 1
Cheshire - 5 £400 -
Chester - 4 £401 -
Bristol - 3 £479 - 5
Cambridge - 2 £650 -
Gloucester - 2 £275 -
Uxbridge - 2 £575 -
Liverpool - 2 £513 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £650 -
Merseyside - 2 £513 -
East of England - 2 £650 -
East Midlands +4 1 - - 6

Credit Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 306 (60.47%) Finance
2 243 (48.02%) Banking
3 166 (32.81%) SAS
4 158 (31.23%) SQL
5 126 (24.90%) Risk Management
6 104 (20.55%) Market Risk
7 81 (16.01%) Data Analysis
8 79 (15.61%) Investment Banking
9 75 (14.82%) Retail
9 75 (14.82%) Analytical Skills
10 72 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
11 70 (13.83%) Analytics
12 69 (13.64%) Derivative
12 69 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
13 62 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
14 58 (11.46%) Migration
15 50 (9.88%) Business Analysis
16 47 (9.29%) Validation
17 44 (8.70%) Oracle
17 44 (8.70%) Project Management
17 44 (8.70%) Degree
18 43 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
18 43 (8.50%) Data Management
19 42 (8.30%) Data Modelling
20 40 (7.91%) Credit Derivative
20 40 (7.91%) SDLC
21 39 (7.71%) ETL
22 38 (7.51%) Front Office
23 36 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 35 (6.92%) Stress Testing

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
1 166 (32.81%) SAS
2 5 (0.99%) Apache Spark
2 5 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.40%) Apache
4 2 (0.40%) Jetty
4 2 (0.40%) nginx
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.20%) CICS
Applications
1 28 (5.53%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.57%) MS Office
4 11 (2.17%) SPSS
5 9 (1.78%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.19%) MS Project
6 6 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.40%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Front Arena
2 1 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.59%) SaaS
2 1 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (12.25%) Data Warehouse
2 31 (6.13%) SQL Server
3 27 (5.34%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 23 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 18 (3.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 17 (3.36%) Data Mining
7 14 (2.77%) Big Data
8 12 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
9 11 (2.17%) Base SAS
9 11 (2.17%) OLAP
9 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (1.98%) OLAP Cube
10 10 (1.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.58%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 7 (1.38%) Star Schema
13 6 (1.19%) Relational Database
13 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.98%) PowerDesigner
2 8 (1.58%) JIRA
3 5 (0.99%) Subversion
4 4 (0.79%) ERwin
5 3 (0.59%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.59%) JUnit
5 3 (0.59%) Selenium
5 3 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.40%) Ant
6 2 (0.40%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.40%) Maven
6 2 (0.40%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.40%) Toad
7 1 (0.20%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.20%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 306 (60.47%) Finance
2 243 (48.02%) Banking
3 79 (15.61%) Investment Banking
4 75 (14.82%) Retail
5 38 (7.51%) Front Office
6 28 (5.53%) Retail Banking
7 12 (2.37%) Marketing
8 10 (1.98%) Legal
9 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.40%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.20%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 254 (50.20%) Analyst
2 146 (28.85%) Risk Analyst
3 127 (25.10%) Business Analyst
4 117 (23.12%) Credit Analyst
5 111 (21.94%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 88 (17.39%) Developer
7 75 (14.82%) Risk Business Analyst
8 51 (10.08%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 46 (9.09%) Risk Manager
10 45 (8.89%) Data Analyst
11 42 (8.30%) SAS Analyst
12 39 (7.71%) Credit Risk Manager
13 33 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
14 32 (6.32%) Banking Analyst
15 30 (5.93%) SAS Risk Analyst
16 29 (5.73%) Project Manager
17 28 (5.53%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
18 26 (5.14%) Test Analyst
19 24 (4.74%) Architect
20 23 (4.55%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.96%) .NET
2 14 (2.77%) XML
3 10 (1.98%) REST
4 9 (1.78%) MDX
5 6 (1.19%) Spring
6 4 (0.79%) HTML
7 3 (0.59%) CSS
7 3 (0.59%) HTML5
7 3 (0.59%) JNI
7 3 (0.59%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.59%) WCF
7 3 (0.59%) Web Services
8 2 (0.40%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.40%) CSS3
8 2 (0.40%) GWT
8 2 (0.40%) JSON
8 2 (0.40%) Node.js
8 2 (0.40%) Struts2
8 2 (0.40%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.55%) Market Risk
2 75 (14.82%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (13.64%) Derivative
4 40 (7.91%) Credit Derivative
5 36 (7.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 32 (6.32%) Mathematics
7 23 (4.55%) Fixed Income
8 16 (3.16%) Equities
8 16 (3.16%) Statistics
9 12 (2.37%) Reference Data
10 11 (2.17%) Economics
10 11 (2.17%) Management Information System
11 9 (1.78%) Physics
12 8 (1.58%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.38%) Mainframe
14 6 (1.19%) OTC Derivatives
15 5 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
15 5 (0.99%) Grid Computing
16 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
17 3 (0.59%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.95%) Unix
2 6 (1.19%) Linux
2 6 (1.19%) Windows
3 5 (0.99%) Windows Server
3 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (0.79%) AIX
5 3 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.90%) Risk Management
2 81 (16.01%) Data Analysis
3 72 (14.23%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (13.83%) Analytics
5 69 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 58 (11.46%) Migration
7 50 (9.88%) Business Analysis
8 47 (9.29%) Validation
9 44 (8.70%) Project Management
10 43 (8.50%) Data Management
10 43 (8.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 42 (8.30%) Data Modelling
12 40 (7.91%) SDLC
13 39 (7.71%) ETL
14 35 (6.92%) Stress Testing
15 24 (4.74%) Scrum
16 21 (4.15%) Test Scripting
17 18 (3.56%) Data Governance
17 18 (3.56%) Monte Carlo Method
17 18 (3.56%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 158 (31.23%) SQL
2 30 (5.93%) C#
2 30 (5.93%) Java
3 29 (5.73%) C++
4 23 (4.55%) Python
5 20 (3.95%) VBA
6 17 (3.36%) PL/SQL
7 14 (2.77%) R
8 11 (2.17%) MATLAB
9 6 (1.19%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.19%) SAS Macro
10 5 (0.99%) VBScript
11 4 (0.79%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.59%) C
12 3 (0.59%) Scala
12 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
13 2 (0.40%) Perl
14 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.20%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 44 (8.70%) Degree
2 20 (3.95%) PhD
3 8 (1.58%) ISEB
4 6 (1.19%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.79%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.40%) CFA
7 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.40%) PMP
8 1 (0.20%) CAPM
8 1 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.32%) Data Quality
2 27 (5.34%) QA
3 17 (3.36%) Basel II
4 15 (2.96%) Basel III
5 12 (2.37%) COREP
6 9 (1.78%) CRD IV
7 7 (1.38%) FINREP
8 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.99%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.40%) SLA
11 1 (0.20%) IAS 39
System Software
1 3 (0.59%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.40%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (2.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.20%) Control-M
3 1 (0.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 44 (8.70%) Oracle
2 30 (5.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.93%) Murex
3 16 (3.16%) Teradata
4 10 (1.98%) Algorithmics
4 10 (1.98%) Calypso
5 7 (1.38%) Sybase
6 5 (0.99%) ServiceNow
6 5 (0.99%) Trillium
6 5 (0.99%) VMware
7 4 (0.79%) IBM
8 3 (0.59%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.40%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.40%) Platfora
9 2 (0.40%) SAP
10 1 (0.20%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.20%) Perforce
10 1 (0.20%) Rally
10 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.20%) TIBCO
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