The table below looks at the statistics 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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 522 368 545
Rank change year-on-year
-154 +177
Contract jobs citing EMIR 79 220 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.42% 0.046%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.87% 5.79% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 183 10
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£550 £550 £638
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £750 £855
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4218 3800 3943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.41% 7.33% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2640 2318 2293
Average daily rate £400 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 210 134 230
Average hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 25 November 2014.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 14 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 25 November 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
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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 -171 72 £555 -0.89% 17
London -119 71 £565 +0.89% 17
City of London -32 17 £563 +2.27% 7
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Bournemouth - - - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Dorset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 95 (61.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 90 (58.44%) Banking
3 65 (42.21%) Investment Banking
4 62 (40.26%) Derivative
5 56 (36.36%) Finance
6 34 (22.08%) Business Analysis
7 31 (20.13%) MiFID
8 28 (18.18%) Front Office
8 28 (18.18%) Project Management
9 26 (16.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 24 (15.58%) Risk Management
11 23 (14.94%) FATCA
12 22 (14.29%) FpML
12 22 (14.29%) SQL
13 21 (13.64%) XML
13 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (11.04%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (10.39%) Equities
16 16 (10.39%) Asset Management
17 14 (9.09%) Back Office
17 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (8.44%) Investment Management
18 13 (8.44%) Legal
18 13 (8.44%) Fixed Income
19 12 (7.79%) Test Scripting
20 11 (7.14%) QA
20 11 (7.14%) Migration
21 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
21 10 (6.49%) Change Management

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 1 (0.65%) CMS
1 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.95%) MS Project
3 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.30%) MS Office
5 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.55%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 7 (4.55%) Aligne
1 7 (4.55%) ZaiNet
1 7 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 7 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 7 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (4.55%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) NFC
2 1 (0.65%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 90 (58.44%) Banking
2 65 (42.21%) Investment Banking
3 56 (36.36%) Finance
4 28 (18.18%) Front Office
5 14 (9.09%) Back Office
6 13 (8.44%) Legal
7 4 (2.60%) Retail
8 2 (1.30%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (68.83%) Analyst
2 91 (59.09%) Business Analyst
3 27 (17.53%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.79%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Test Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Consultant
7 5 (3.25%) Test Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Programme Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Architect
8 4 (2.60%) Operations Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Data Analyst
8 4 (2.60%) Business Manager
9 3 (1.95%) AIFMD Project Manager
9 3 (1.95%) AIFMD Business Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Business Project Manager
9 3 (1.95%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.29%) FpML
2 21 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (1.30%) FIXML
4 1 (0.65%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) Flash
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (40.26%) Derivative
2 26 (16.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (10.39%) Equities
4 14 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (8.44%) Fixed Income
6 10 (6.49%) Reference Data
7 8 (5.19%) DTCC
8 7 (4.55%) Equity Derivative
9 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.60%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.95%) User Experience
11 3 (1.95%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (1.30%) ASIC
13 1 (0.65%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.65%) Swaptions
13 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.65%) Exotic Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (22.08%) Business Analysis
2 28 (18.18%) Project Management
3 24 (15.58%) Risk Management
4 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (12.99%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (11.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (10.39%) Asset Management
8 13 (8.44%) Investment Management
9 12 (7.79%) Test Scripting
10 11 (7.14%) Migration
11 10 (6.49%) Data Analysis
11 10 (6.49%) Change Management
12 9 (5.84%) Test Management
13 8 (5.19%) ETRM
14 7 (4.55%) ERP
15 6 (3.90%) Data Modelling
15 6 (3.90%) PRINCE2
15 6 (3.90%) Programme Management
15 6 (3.90%) System Testing
16 5 (3.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.65%) Degree
1 1 (0.65%) ISEB
1 1 (0.65%) PMP
1 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (61.69%) Dodd-Frank
2 31 (20.13%) MiFID
3 23 (14.94%) FATCA
4 11 (7.14%) QA
5 8 (5.19%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.30%) Basel III
7 1 (0.65%) UCITS
7 1 (0.65%) Basel II
7 1 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (5.84%) Calypso
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.55%) Triple Point
3 7 (4.55%) Brady
3 7 (4.55%) SAP
3 7 (4.55%) OpenLink
3 7 (4.55%) Murex
4 3 (1.95%) Oracle
5 1 (0.65%) BI-SAM
5 1 (0.65%) Pega
5 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.65%) Thunderhead
5 1 (0.65%) Misys
5 1 (0.65%) HP
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago