The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Credit Risk in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Credit Risk over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Credit Risk
Rank 296 204 142
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -62
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 349 473 834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.99% 1.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.44% 3.87% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 337 635
Average daily rate £550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £40.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.00% +166.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £15.00
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14311 12220 14892
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.42% 25.61% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8841 7349 8662
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 568 621 771
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%

Credit Risk
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -112 329 £550 - 129
London -69 295 £575 +4.54% 49
City of London -26 103 £600 +14.28% 18
Scotland -9 12 £378 -16.11% 15
Edinburgh -19 10 £428 +10.32% 15
South East -12 9 £300 -32.96% 4
North West -9 8 £431 - 11
West Midlands - 6 £475 - 1
Docklands, London -11 5 £500 -16.66% 1
Milton Keynes -15 5 £300 -22.58% 2
Buckinghamshire -17 5 £300 -22.58% 2
Yorkshire -24 5 £450 +20.00% 14
Manchester - 4 £413 - 1
Halifax -4 3 £475 +26.66% 3
East Midlands -13 3 - - 3
West Yorkshire -25 3 £475 +26.66% 12
Cheshire - 3 £425 - 2
South West -24 2 £488 +10.79% 43
Chester - 2 £425 - 2
Birmingham - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -1 1 - - 2
Nottingham -2 1 - - 1
Bristol -12 1 £550 +25.00% 2
South Wales -17 1 - - 1
Wales -19 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -
Clapham - - - -
East of England - - - - 1
Merseyside - - - -
North East - - - -

Credit Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Credit Risk 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 Credit Risk.

1 332 (55.89%) Banking
2 275 (46.30%) Finance
3 212 (35.69%) Investment Banking
4 203 (34.18%) SQL
5 164 (27.61%) Market Risk
6 127 (21.38%) Front Office
7 123 (20.71%) Risk Management
8 114 (19.19%) Derivative
9 102 (17.17%) Oracle
10 88 (14.81%) C#
11 84 (14.14%) Analytics
12 76 (12.79%) Business Analysis
13 75 (12.63%) C++
14 65 (10.94%) Java
15 59 (9.93%) Project Management
15 59 (9.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 59 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
15 59 (9.93%) Fixed Income
16 58 (9.76%) Data Modelling
17 57 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
17 57 (9.60%) Basel III
18 53 (8.92%) Data Analysis
19 50 (8.42%) Perl
20 49 (8.25%) Python
20 49 (8.25%) Retail
21 47 (7.91%) Stress Testing
22 46 (7.74%) Oracle Database
22 46 (7.74%) SAS
23 44 (7.41%) Microsoft
23 44 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management

Credit Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Credit Risk 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 Credit Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 46 (7.74%) SAS
2 12 (2.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 7 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.51%) GemFire
4 3 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.34%) Node.js
6 1 (0.17%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.17%) Confluence
6 1 (0.17%) Documentum
6 1 (0.17%) FileNet
Applications
1 40 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 23 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (3.37%) MS Visio
4 14 (2.36%) MS Office
5 6 (1.01%) MS Project
6 2 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.17%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.17%) FTP
1 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (7.74%) Oracle Database
2 41 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 41 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.02%) Oracle Database 10g
4 12 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (1.68%) MS Access
5 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (1.52%) RDBMS
7 8 (1.35%) OLAP
7 8 (1.35%) Base SAS
7 8 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (1.18%) NoSQL
8 7 (1.18%) DB2
9 6 (1.01%) Big Data
9 6 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.67%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 21 (3.54%) JIRA
2 16 (2.69%) Maven
3 15 (2.53%) CruiseControl
4 14 (2.36%) Visual Studio
5 10 (1.68%) ClearCase
6 9 (1.52%) Hudson
6 9 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 9 (1.52%) Subversion
7 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (0.67%) JUnit
8 4 (0.67%) jMock
9 3 (0.51%) NUnit
10 2 (0.34%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.34%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.34%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.34%) Selenium
11 1 (0.17%) MSI
11 1 (0.17%) Toad
General
1 332 (55.89%) Banking
2 275 (46.30%) Finance
3 212 (35.69%) Investment Banking
4 127 (21.38%) Front Office
5 49 (8.25%) Retail
6 29 (4.88%) Retail Banking
7 27 (4.55%) Legal
8 20 (3.37%) Back Office
9 10 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
11 3 (0.51%) International Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.34%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.34%) Marketing
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 289 (48.65%) Analyst
2 194 (32.66%) Business Analyst
3 159 (26.77%) Developer
4 141 (23.74%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 97 (16.33%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
6 68 (11.45%) Risk Analyst
7 54 (9.09%) Credit Analyst
8 50 (8.42%) Project Manager
9 39 (6.57%) C++ Developer
10 32 (5.39%) C# Developer
11 31 (5.22%) Data Analyst
12 30 (5.05%) Java Developer
13 28 (4.71%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 26 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
14 26 (4.38%) Test Analyst
14 26 (4.38%) IT Business Analyst
15 25 (4.21%) Banking Business Analyst
16 18 (3.03%) Programme Manager
16 18 (3.03%) Credit Risk Project Manager
17 17 (2.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.24%) .NET
2 22 (3.70%) STL
3 21 (3.54%) Spring
4 17 (2.86%) XML
5 14 (2.36%) WCF
5 14 (2.36%) WPF
6 12 (2.02%) JMS
6 12 (2.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (1.52%) MSMQ
7 9 (1.52%) HTML
8 7 (1.18%) JDBC
9 6 (1.01%) Apache Camel
10 5 (0.84%) Spring MVC
10 5 (0.84%) RESTful
10 5 (0.84%) HTML5
10 5 (0.84%) REST
10 5 (0.84%) Middleware
10 5 (0.84%) J2EE
10 5 (0.84%) XSLT
11 4 (0.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 164 (27.61%) Market Risk
2 114 (19.19%) Derivative
3 59 (9.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 59 (9.93%) Fixed Income
4 41 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
5 28 (4.71%) Equities
6 20 (3.37%) Grid Computing
7 18 (3.03%) Equity Derivative
8 14 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.19%) Reference Data
10 10 (1.68%) Mathematics
11 7 (1.18%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 5 (0.84%) Data Extraction
13 5 (0.84%) Visualisation
14 4 (0.67%) SWIFT
15 3 (0.51%) Statistics
15 3 (0.51%) Energy Derivatives
15 3 (0.51%) PMI
16 2 (0.34%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 41 (6.90%) UNIX
2 19 (3.20%) Linux
3 13 (2.19%) Windows
4 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.17%) AIX
5 1 (0.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (20.71%) Risk Management
2 84 (14.14%) Analytics
3 76 (12.79%) Business Analysis
4 59 (9.93%) Project Management
4 59 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (9.76%) Data Modelling
6 57 (9.60%) User Acceptance Testing
7 53 (8.92%) Data Analysis
8 47 (7.91%) Stress Testing
9 44 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (7.41%) Risk Analytics
10 36 (6.06%) TDD
11 35 (5.89%) Systems Analysis
12 28 (4.71%) UML
13 26 (4.38%) Workflow
14 25 (4.21%) Use Case
14 25 (4.21%) Release Management
15 24 (4.04%) Change Control
16 22 (3.70%) Scrum
17 21 (3.54%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (34.18%) SQL
2 88 (14.81%) C#
3 75 (12.63%) C++
4 65 (10.94%) Java
5 50 (8.42%) Perl
6 49 (8.25%) Python
7 31 (5.22%) VBA
8 17 (2.86%) Shell Script
9 16 (2.69%) PL/SQL
10 11 (1.85%) JavaScript
11 6 (1.01%) C
12 5 (0.84%) VB
13 4 (0.67%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.67%) C-shell
13 4 (0.67%) SAS Macro
14 3 (0.51%) Korn
15 2 (0.34%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.34%) SQR
15 2 (0.34%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 42 (7.07%) Degree
2 8 (1.35%) PhD
2 8 (1.35%) ISEB
3 5 (0.84%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.51%) MBA
6 2 (0.34%) PMP
6 2 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.34%) CFA
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.17%) CCA
7 1 (0.17%) OCP
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (9.60%) Basel III
2 26 (4.38%) QA
3 25 (4.21%) CRD IV
4 17 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
4 17 (2.86%) EMIR
5 14 (2.36%) Basel II
6 9 (1.52%) COREP
7 8 (1.35%) FINREP
8 5 (0.84%) SLA
9 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.17%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (2.69%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.01%) Control-M
3 1 (0.17%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 102 (17.17%) Oracle
2 44 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 43 (7.24%) Sybase
4 14 (2.36%) Business Objects
4 14 (2.36%) DataSynapse
5 10 (1.68%) Murex
6 8 (1.35%) HP
7 6 (1.01%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.84%) Hyperion
8 5 (0.84%) SunGard
8 5 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.51%) Calypso
9 3 (0.51%) Reuters
9 3 (0.51%) Remedy
9 3 (0.51%) SAP
9 3 (0.51%) Teradata
10 2 (0.34%) Sophis
10 2 (0.34%) JBoss
10 2 (0.34%) OpenLink
10 2 (0.34%) IBM
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £550 - £585 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £560.00 - £685.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
England
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Halifax
Orgtel
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £530 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £525 per day
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