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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Credit Risk
Rank 423 337 355
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +18
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 247 379 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.36% 2.05% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 314 217
Median daily rate £475 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £400 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £644
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.83% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
18108 18446 17467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.33% 32.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 11689 11594 10569
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 733 697
Median hourly rate £20.92 £18.68 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.96% -6.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -106 217 £486 -11.59% 47
London -92 146 £550 -4.34% 34
Scotland 0 23 £488 +16.07% 8
City of London -39 23 £581 +5.68% 16
Edinburgh -11 20 £500 +21.95% 8
North West +3 18 £400 -46.66% 4
West Midlands -24 17 £400 -11.11%
South East 0 13 £425 -10.52% 2
Yorkshire -13 12 £411 -8.61% 2
West Yorkshire -14 12 £411 -8.61% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 11 £425 -10.52%
Halifax -7 10 £423 -8.64% 1
South West +11 9 £288 -36.11% 4
Wolverhampton +7 9 £400 -6.75%
Milton Keynes +12 6 £425 +6.25%
Gloucestershire - 6 £275 - 2
Birmingham -9 5 £425 -5.55%
Manchester -12 4 £400 -46.66% 1
Cheshire - 4 £401 -
Glasgow +9 3 £438 -2.77%
Chester - 3 £403 -
Canary Wharf +3 2 £331 -36.90%
Leeds -6 2 £350 -20.45%
Merseyside - 2 £513 -
Gloucester - 2 £275 - 2
Bristol - 2 £450 - 1
Belfast - 2 £348 - 1
County Antrim - 2 £348 - 1
Liverpool - 2 £513 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £348 - 1

Credit Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 298 (58.09%) Finance
2 241 (46.98%) Banking
3 178 (34.70%) SQL
4 162 (31.58%) SAS
5 117 (22.81%) Risk Management
6 91 (17.74%) Market Risk
7 88 (17.15%) Analytics
8 86 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
9 79 (15.40%) Investment Banking
10 77 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
11 76 (14.81%) Data Analysis
12 72 (14.04%) Retail
13 70 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 66 (12.87%) Degree
15 63 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
16 54 (10.53%) Migration
17 52 (10.14%) Business Analysis
18 49 (9.55%) Oracle
19 46 (8.97%) Validation
19 46 (8.97%) Derivative
20 44 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
21 43 (8.38%) Data Management
21 43 (8.38%) Project Management
22 42 (8.19%) SDLC
23 37 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
23 37 (7.21%) ETL
23 37 (7.21%) Data Modelling
23 37 (7.21%) Mathematics
24 36 (7.02%) SQL Server
25 34 (6.63%) Marketing

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
1 162 (31.58%) SAS
2 7 (1.36%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.58%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.39%) Apache
5 2 (0.39%) Jetty
5 2 (0.39%) nginx
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) CICS
Applications
1 33 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
2 19 (3.70%) SPSS
3 14 (2.73%) MS Office
4 9 (1.75%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.36%) MS Project
6 5 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.39%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.39%) Mingle
7 2 (0.39%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Front Arena
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.19%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.39%) SaaS
2 1 (0.19%) SmartFocus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (7.02%) SQL Server
3 32 (6.24%) Big Data
4 29 (5.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 22 (4.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 18 (3.51%) Base SAS
6 18 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.92%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (2.34%) Data Mining
9 12 (2.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (2.14%) OLAP
11 10 (1.95%) OLAP Cube
12 9 (1.75%) Apache Hive
13 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 7 (1.36%) Relational Database
14 7 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (1.95%) JIRA
2 6 (1.17%) PowerDesigner
3 5 (0.97%) Subversion
4 4 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.58%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.58%) JUnit
5 3 (0.58%) Selenium
5 3 (0.58%) Toad
6 2 (0.39%) Ant
6 2 (0.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.39%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.39%) Maven
6 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.19%) jMock
7 1 (0.19%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 298 (58.09%) Finance
2 241 (46.98%) Banking
3 79 (15.40%) Investment Banking
4 72 (14.04%) Retail
5 34 (6.63%) Marketing
6 30 (5.85%) Retail Banking
7 23 (4.48%) Front Office
8 11 (2.14%) Legal
9 8 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.58%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Advertising
13 1 (0.19%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.19%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.19%) German Language
13 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 261 (50.88%) Analyst
2 150 (29.24%) Risk Analyst
3 123 (23.98%) Business Analyst
4 121 (23.59%) Credit Analyst
5 115 (22.42%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 86 (16.76%) Developer
7 75 (14.62%) Risk Business Analyst
8 51 (9.94%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
9 44 (8.58%) Data Analyst
10 41 (7.99%) Risk Manager
11 37 (7.21%) SAS Analyst
12 34 (6.63%) Banking Analyst
12 34 (6.63%) Credit Risk Manager
13 33 (6.43%) Project Manager
14 29 (5.65%) Test Analyst
15 28 (5.46%) SAS Risk Analyst
16 26 (5.07%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
17 25 (4.87%) Senior Analyst
18 23 (4.48%) SQL Developer
18 23 (4.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.51%) .NET
2 13 (2.53%) XML
3 11 (2.14%) REST
4 7 (1.36%) MDX
4 7 (1.36%) Spring
5 4 (0.78%) HTML
5 4 (0.78%) JNI
6 3 (0.58%) CSS
6 3 (0.58%) HTML5
6 3 (0.58%) Middleware
6 3 (0.58%) MSMQ
6 3 (0.58%) WCF
6 3 (0.58%) Web Services
7 2 (0.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.39%) CSS3
7 2 (0.39%) GWT
7 2 (0.39%) Node.js
7 2 (0.39%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.39%) Struts2
7 2 (0.39%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 91 (17.74%) Market Risk
2 86 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.97%) Derivative
4 37 (7.21%) Mathematics
5 29 (5.65%) Credit Derivative
6 24 (4.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (4.68%) Statistics
7 19 (3.70%) Fixed Income
8 18 (3.51%) Economics
9 17 (3.31%) Management Information System
10 16 (3.12%) Equities
11 12 (2.34%) Physics
12 11 (2.14%) Reference Data
13 8 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.56%) User Experience
14 7 (1.36%) Mainframe
15 6 (1.17%) Visualisation
16 5 (0.97%) Computer Science
16 5 (0.97%) Data Integration
17 4 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.29%) Unix
2 9 (1.75%) Linux
2 9 (1.75%) Windows
3 8 (1.56%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (0.78%) AIX
6 3 (0.58%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (22.81%) Risk Management
2 88 (17.15%) Analytics
3 77 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (14.81%) Data Analysis
5 70 (13.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 54 (10.53%) Migration
7 52 (10.14%) Business Analysis
8 46 (8.97%) Validation
9 44 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 43 (8.38%) Data Management
10 43 (8.38%) Project Management
11 42 (8.19%) SDLC
12 37 (7.21%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (7.21%) Data Modelling
12 37 (7.21%) ETL
13 32 (6.24%) Credit Risk Modelling
13 32 (6.24%) Stress Testing
14 27 (5.26%) Credit Risk Management
15 23 (4.48%) Scrum
15 23 (4.48%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 178 (34.70%) SQL
2 31 (6.04%) Java
2 31 (6.04%) Python
3 30 (5.85%) C++
4 29 (5.65%) C#
5 23 (4.48%) R
6 21 (4.09%) VBA
7 19 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 19 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 7 (1.36%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.17%) SAS Macro
10 5 (0.97%) VBScript
11 4 (0.78%) Perl
11 4 (0.78%) Scala
11 4 (0.78%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.58%) C
12 3 (0.58%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.39%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.19%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 66 (12.87%) Degree
2 18 (3.51%) PhD
3 8 (1.56%) ISEB
4 6 (1.17%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.58%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.58%) PMP
7 2 (0.39%) CFA
7 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.19%) CAPM
8 1 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.04%) Data Quality
2 25 (4.87%) QA
3 18 (3.51%) Basel III
4 14 (2.73%) Basel II
5 13 (2.53%) COREP
6 10 (1.95%) CRD IV
7 7 (1.36%) FINREP
8 6 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.97%) PCI DSS
10 2 (0.39%) SLA
10 2 (0.39%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.19%) IAS 39
System Software
1 4 (0.78%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.39%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.97%) SCCM
3 4 (0.78%) Control-M
4 3 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (9.55%) Oracle
2 33 (6.43%) Microsoft
3 21 (4.09%) Murex
3 21 (4.09%) Teradata
4 7 (1.36%) Algorithmics
4 7 (1.36%) ServiceNow
4 7 (1.36%) Sybase
5 6 (1.17%) Calypso
6 5 (0.97%) Trillium
6 5 (0.97%) VMware
7 4 (0.78%) IBM
7 4 (0.78%) Tableau
8 3 (0.58%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.58%) Fiserv
9 2 (0.39%) DataFlux
9 2 (0.39%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.39%) Platfora
9 2 (0.39%) Rally
9 2 (0.39%) SmartStream
9 2 (0.39%) Sun
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