The first table below looks at the demand for EMIR skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMIR over the 3 months to 17 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 of the Quality Assurance & Compliance 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 433 402 577
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +175
Contract jobs citing EMIR 156 156 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.33% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.53% 4.31% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 115 7
Average daily rate £560 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £460 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4418 3618 4537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.57% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2123 2474
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 152 240
Average hourly rate £18.61 £19.00 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.50 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -5.63%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EMIR within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

EMIR Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

EMIR
Daily Rate Trend

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

EMIR Daily Rate Trend in the UK

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing EMIR within the UK over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR within the UK over the 3 months to 17 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 -39 147 £560 -2.60% 24
London -44 145 £568 -1.30% 24
City of London -10 46 £550 - 17
Scotland -15 5 £450 +28.57%
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
North West - - - -
Manchester - - - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 233 (71.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 174 (53.54%) Banking
3 151 (46.46%) Derivative
4 139 (42.77%) Finance
5 130 (40.00%) Investment Banking
6 95 (29.23%) Front Office
7 78 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 67 (20.62%) Business Analysis
9 60 (18.46%) Back Office
10 51 (15.69%) Fixed Income
10 51 (15.69%) MiFID
11 49 (15.08%) Equities
12 46 (14.15%) SQL
13 40 (12.31%) Project Management
14 33 (10.15%) FATCA
15 32 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 26 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
17 25 (7.69%) Asset Management
18 24 (7.38%) Legal
18 24 (7.38%) Microsoft
19 23 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
20 22 (6.77%) Use Case
20 22 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
21 20 (6.15%) MS Visio
21 20 (6.15%) Change Management
22 19 (5.85%) Risk Management
22 19 (5.85%) Oracle
23 18 (5.54%) Credit Risk
24 17 (5.23%) MS Office
25 16 (4.92%) Reference Data

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing EMIR 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 EMIR. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
1 5 (1.54%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.31%) Confluence
2 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 23 (7.08%) MS PowerPoint
2 20 (6.15%) MS Visio
3 17 (5.23%) MS Office
4 15 (4.62%) MS Excel
5 5 (1.54%) MS Project
6 1 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.77%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 7 (2.15%) Aligne
2 7 (2.15%) Endur
3 6 (1.85%) ZaiNet
3 6 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.85%) OpenLink RightAngle
4 4 (1.23%) Summit
5 3 (0.92%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.31%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.31%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.31%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.31%) Minerva
6 1 (0.31%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.31%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.85%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.85%) Big Data
3 5 (1.54%) Oracle Database
3 5 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.23%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.92%) MS Access
5 3 (0.92%) Spotfire
5 3 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.31%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.31%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.31%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.31%) JIRA
1 1 (0.31%) Selenium
1 1 (0.31%) TestComplete
1 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 174 (53.54%) Banking
2 139 (42.77%) Finance
3 130 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 95 (29.23%) Front Office
5 60 (18.46%) Back Office
6 24 (7.38%) Legal
7 8 (2.46%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.85%) International Banking
9 5 (1.54%) Retail
10 4 (1.23%) Private Banking
11 3 (0.92%) Marketing
12 2 (0.62%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Publishing
13 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.31%) French Language
13 1 (0.31%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (54.46%) Analyst
2 155 (47.69%) Business Analyst
3 80 (24.62%) Project Manager
4 33 (10.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 26 (8.00%) Banking Business Analyst
6 19 (5.85%) Senior Manager
7 16 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
8 15 (4.62%) Senior Business Analyst
9 14 (4.31%) Developer
9 14 (4.31%) Senior Project Manager
10 10 (3.08%) Architect
11 9 (2.77%) Programme Manager
11 9 (2.77%) Project Analyst
11 9 (2.77%) IT Business Analyst
12 8 (2.46%) Lead Business Analyst
13 6 (1.85%) Business Manager
13 6 (1.85%) Test Manager
14 5 (1.54%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (1.54%) Data Analyst
15 4 (1.23%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.08%) .NET
2 7 (2.15%) XML
2 7 (2.15%) FpML
3 5 (1.54%) WCF
4 4 (1.23%) LINQ
4 4 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.92%) WPF
6 2 (0.62%) FIXML
7 1 (0.31%) HTML
7 1 (0.31%) WinForms
7 1 (0.31%) CSS
7 1 (0.31%) XSL
7 1 (0.31%) XML Schema
7 1 (0.31%) jQuery
7 1 (0.31%) Ext JS
7 1 (0.31%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 151 (46.46%) Derivative
2 78 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 51 (15.69%) Fixed Income
4 49 (15.08%) Equities
5 26 (8.00%) Equity Derivative
6 18 (5.54%) Credit Risk
7 16 (4.92%) Credit Derivative
7 16 (4.92%) Reference Data
8 15 (4.62%) Market Risk
9 12 (3.69%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.46%) DTCC
11 4 (1.23%) Statistics
11 4 (1.23%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.62%) PMI
12 2 (0.62%) iPad
12 2 (0.62%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.62%) Economics
12 2 (0.62%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.31%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.15%) Windows
2 5 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (20.62%) Business Analysis
2 40 (12.31%) Project Management
3 32 (9.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 22 (6.77%) Use Case
5 22 (6.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 20 (6.15%) Change Management
7 19 (5.85%) Risk Management
8 15 (4.62%) BPR
9 14 (4.31%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (4.00%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (3.69%) Workflow
11 12 (3.69%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (3.69%) Analytics
12 11 (3.38%) Data Analysis
13 10 (3.08%) Wealth Management
13 10 (3.08%) ETRM
13 10 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (2.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (14.15%) SQL
2 8 (2.46%) C#
2 8 (2.46%) Java
3 6 (1.85%) VBA
4 4 (1.23%) C++
5 2 (0.62%) Perl
6 1 (0.31%) Ruby
6 1 (0.31%) Object REXX
6 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.31%) VBScript
6 1 (0.31%) VB
6 1 (0.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (3.69%) ISEB
1 12 (3.69%) Degree
2 7 (2.15%) PMI Certification
3 6 (1.85%) IIBA
4 5 (1.54%) PMP
5 4 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.62%) CBAP
7 1 (0.31%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (71.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 51 (15.69%) MiFID
3 33 (10.15%) FATCA
4 12 (3.69%) Basel III
5 6 (1.85%) QA
6 5 (1.54%) CRD IV
7 4 (1.23%) FINREP
8 3 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.31%) Basel II
9 1 (0.31%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.31%) COREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (7.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (5.85%) Oracle
3 9 (2.77%) Business Objects
4 8 (2.46%) Murex
5 7 (2.15%) OpenLink
5 7 (2.15%) Brady
6 6 (1.85%) SAP
6 6 (1.85%) ION Trading
6 6 (1.85%) Triple Point
7 4 (1.23%) GoldenSource
8 3 (0.92%) Thunderhead
8 3 (0.92%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.92%) Pega
9 2 (0.62%) Charles River
9 2 (0.62%) Sybase
9 2 (0.62%) Calypso
9 2 (0.62%) SunGard
10 1 (0.31%) HP
10 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.31%) Reuters
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