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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Credit Risk over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Credit Risk
Rank 392 366 327
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -39
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 241 258 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.45% 1.60% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 214 212
Average daily rate £525 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £694 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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 +3 213 £550 +4.76% 68
London +16 164 £550 - 41
City of London +28 33 £525 -4.54% 11
Scotland -22 23 £423 -11.05% 8
Edinburgh -29 22 £420 -11.57% 8
South East +26 20 £550 +76.00%
Buckinghamshire +25 18 £563 +45.16%
Milton Keynes +8 12 £575 +48.38%
North West -13 11 £450 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire -29 10 £439 -2.50% 9
West Yorkshire -16 9 £428 -5.00% 7
Manchester -13 8 £425 -
Halifax +2 7 £428 -4.46% 1
West Midlands -12 4 £450 +1.40% 6
County Antrim - 3 - - 1
Belfast - 3 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 - - 1
Wolverhampton +3 2 £414 +16.14%
Canary Wharf -1 2 £550 -4.34%
Leeds -11 2 £488 +8.33% 4
East Midlands -13 2 £575 +20.92%
Midlands - 2 £600 -
Cheshire - 2 £500 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £500 - 3
Chester - 2 £500 - 1
Northampton +12 1 - -
Northamptonshire +10 1 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £400 +45.45%
Merseyside -1 1 £575 -8.00% 2
Liverpool -5 1 £575 -8.00% 1

Credit Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 355 (65.26%) Finance
2 286 (52.57%) Banking
3 165 (30.33%) SAS
4 164 (30.15%) SQL
5 132 (24.26%) Risk Management
6 128 (23.53%) Market Risk
7 123 (22.61%) Investment Banking
8 90 (16.54%) Derivative
9 89 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
10 88 (16.18%) Analytics
11 75 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
12 72 (13.24%) Retail
12 72 (13.24%) Front Office
13 65 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
14 63 (11.58%) Project Management
14 63 (11.58%) Business Analysis
15 55 (10.11%) Data Analysis
16 53 (9.74%) C#
16 53 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
17 52 (9.56%) Degree
18 51 (9.38%) SQL Server
19 50 (9.19%) Data Modelling
20 49 (9.01%) Unix
20 49 (9.01%) Migration
21 48 (8.82%) Oracle
21 48 (8.82%) ETL
22 44 (8.09%) Stress Testing
23 41 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
23 41 (7.54%) Big Data
24 40 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Credit Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 165 (30.33%) SAS
2 15 (2.76%) Apache Spark
3 10 (1.84%) Apache Pig
4 7 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (0.74%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.55%) Apache
6 3 (0.55%) JBoss
7 2 (0.37%) GemFire
8 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 35 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 31 (5.70%) MS Office
3 15 (2.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.76%) SPSS
4 12 (2.21%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.37%) EViews
7 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
7 1 (0.18%) Maple
7 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.18%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.55%) SSL
2 2 (0.37%) SAN
2 2 (0.37%) SMS
3 1 (0.18%) Internet
3 1 (0.18%) PPP
3 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.74%) Data Warehouse
2 51 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 41 (7.54%) Big Data
4 33 (6.07%) Hadoop
5 31 (5.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 29 (5.33%) Base SAS
7 26 (4.78%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 20 (3.68%) Impala
9 19 (3.49%) Apache Hive
9 19 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
10 16 (2.94%) Data Mining
11 14 (2.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (2.21%) Relational Database
13 11 (2.02%) OLAP
13 11 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.65%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.65%) SAS EBI
14 9 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.47%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 17 (3.13%) Subversion
2 16 (2.94%) JIRA
3 9 (1.65%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.74%) ERwin
4 4 (0.74%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (0.55%) Ant
5 3 (0.55%) Gradle
5 3 (0.55%) Hudson
6 2 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.37%) SonarQube
6 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.18%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.18%) NUnit
7 1 (0.18%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.18%) Selenium
7 1 (0.18%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.18%) Toad
General
1 355 (65.26%) Finance
2 286 (52.57%) Banking
3 123 (22.61%) Investment Banking
4 72 (13.24%) Front Office
4 72 (13.24%) Retail
5 33 (6.07%) Retail Banking
6 16 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.84%) Legal
8 8 (1.47%) Back Office
9 6 (1.10%) Marketing
10 5 (0.92%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.74%) Corporate Banking
11 4 (0.74%) International Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.55%) Games
12 3 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.37%) Advertising
13 2 (0.37%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.18%) German Language
Job Titles
1 224 (41.18%) Analyst
2 152 (27.94%) Developer
3 119 (21.88%) Risk Analyst
4 110 (20.22%) Business Analyst
5 93 (17.10%) Credit Analyst
6 86 (15.81%) Credit Risk Analyst
7 54 (9.93%) Risk Business Analyst
8 49 (9.01%) Risk Manager
9 48 (8.82%) SAS Analyst
10 43 (7.90%) Project Manager
11 41 (7.54%) Banking Analyst
11 41 (7.54%) Credit Risk Manager
12 37 (6.80%) SAS Developer
13 31 (5.70%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 30 (5.51%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (5.15%) SAS Risk Analyst
16 27 (4.96%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
17 25 (4.60%) Financial Analyst
17 25 (4.60%) Senior Business Analyst
18 24 (4.41%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.88%) .NET
2 13 (2.39%) ASP.NET
3 9 (1.65%) HTML
3 9 (1.65%) MDX
4 8 (1.47%) XML
5 6 (1.10%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.92%) HTML5
6 5 (0.92%) JMS
6 5 (0.92%) WCF
7 4 (0.74%) CSS
7 4 (0.74%) NumPy
7 4 (0.74%) Pandas
7 4 (0.74%) RESTful
7 4 (0.74%) SciPy
7 4 (0.74%) Web Services
7 4 (0.74%) WPF
8 3 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.55%) JSP
8 3 (0.55%) Middleware
8 3 (0.55%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 128 (23.53%) Market Risk
2 90 (16.54%) Derivative
3 75 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (7.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (6.62%) Credit Derivative
6 27 (4.96%) Statistics
7 26 (4.78%) Mathematics
8 25 (4.60%) Fixed Income
9 19 (3.49%) Economics
10 16 (2.94%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.21%) Data Structures
12 9 (1.65%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.65%) Equities
12 9 (1.65%) PMI
13 8 (1.47%) Physics
14 7 (1.29%) Data Extraction
14 7 (1.29%) Equity Derivative
14 7 (1.29%) Grid Computing
15 3 (0.55%) Reference Data
15 3 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 49 (9.01%) Unix
2 21 (3.86%) Linux
3 13 (2.39%) AIX
4 5 (0.92%) Windows
5 2 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (24.26%) Risk Management
2 89 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (16.18%) Analytics
4 65 (11.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 63 (11.58%) Business Analysis
5 63 (11.58%) Project Management
6 55 (10.11%) Data Analysis
7 50 (9.19%) Data Modelling
8 49 (9.01%) Migration
9 48 (8.82%) ETL
10 44 (8.09%) Stress Testing
11 41 (7.54%) Business Intelligence
12 34 (6.25%) Validation
13 31 (5.70%) Scrum
13 31 (5.70%) SDLC
14 30 (5.51%) Risk Analytics
15 29 (5.33%) User Acceptance Testing
16 25 (4.60%) Translating Business Requirements
17 24 (4.41%) Multithreading
17 24 (4.41%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 164 (30.15%) SQL
2 53 (9.74%) C#
3 38 (6.99%) Java
4 35 (6.43%) C++
5 26 (4.78%) Python
6 24 (4.41%) VBA
7 23 (4.23%) T-SQL
8 19 (3.49%) R
9 8 (1.47%) C
9 8 (1.47%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.29%) Korn
10 7 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 6 (1.10%) JavaScript
12 5 (0.92%) Scala
13 4 (0.74%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.37%) Perl
14 2 (0.37%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.37%) VB
14 2 (0.37%) VB6
15 1 (0.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 52 (9.56%) Degree
2 24 (4.41%) PhD
3 11 (2.02%) ISEB
3 11 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 9 (1.65%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.37%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.18%) CAPM
6 1 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.18%) PMP
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.49%) QA
2 18 (3.31%) Basel II
2 18 (3.31%) Data Quality
3 14 (2.57%) Basel III
4 8 (1.47%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.55%) COREP
6 3 (0.55%) FINREP
6 3 (0.55%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.18%) EMIR
7 1 (0.18%) IAS 39
System Software
1 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.37%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 9 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.92%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (8.82%) Oracle
2 33 (6.07%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.96%) Murex
4 22 (4.04%) Teradata
5 16 (2.94%) Sybase
6 14 (2.57%) Cloudera
7 12 (2.21%) Calypso
7 12 (2.21%) SAP
8 8 (1.47%) Red Gate
9 6 (1.10%) Algorithmics
9 6 (1.10%) IBM
9 6 (1.10%) Platfora
10 5 (0.92%) Perforce
11 4 (0.74%) Cognos
11 4 (0.74%) SunGard
12 3 (0.55%) Tableau
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix
13 2 (0.37%) DataFlux
13 2 (0.37%) Google
13 2 (0.37%) Trillium
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