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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 527 532 357
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -175
Contract jobs citing EMIR 106 78 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.14% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.28% 1.76% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 69 208
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £950
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -55.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 - -

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
4641 4444 3866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.94% 7.96% 7.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2845 2692 2265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £558 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 203 164
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.11% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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 4 September 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Hourly Rate Trend

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

EMIR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EMIR
Top 10 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 4 September 2015. 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 +20 97 £563 +2.27% 36
London +30 96 £563 +2.27% 31
City of London -3 13 £425 -22.72% 3
Scotland -9 7 £500 +17.64% 2
Edinburgh -12 7 £500 +17.64% 1
Docklands, London -7 1 £593 +6.75%
Canary Wharf - 1 £475 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 154 (69.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 138 (62.44%) Banking
3 106 (47.96%) Finance
3 106 (47.96%) MiFID
4 95 (42.99%) Investment Banking
5 62 (28.05%) Derivative
6 51 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 47 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 39 (17.65%) Fixed Income
10 37 (16.74%) Equities
10 37 (16.74%) FATCA
11 32 (14.48%) Front Office
12 31 (14.03%) SQL
13 30 (13.57%) Project Management
14 23 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (10.41%) User Acceptance Testing
15 22 (9.95%) Asset Management
16 21 (9.50%) Workflow
17 19 (8.60%) Scrum
17 19 (8.60%) JIRA
17 19 (8.60%) Reference Data
18 18 (8.14%) Change Management
19 17 (7.69%) Back Office
19 17 (7.69%) DTCC
20 16 (7.24%) AIFMD
21 15 (6.79%) Summit
22 14 (6.33%) Investment Management
23 13 (5.88%) Degree
23 13 (5.88%) Calypso

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.45%) Confluence
2 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.62%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project
4 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (6.79%) Summit
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) PaaS
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
1 1 (0.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) DSL
2 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (2.26%) Oracle Database
2 4 (1.81%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.45%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (8.60%) JIRA
2 2 (0.90%) Toad
3 1 (0.45%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.45%) Gradle
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
3 1 (0.45%) JUnit
General
1 138 (62.44%) Banking
2 106 (47.96%) Finance
3 95 (42.99%) Investment Banking
4 32 (14.48%) Front Office
5 17 (7.69%) Back Office
6 12 (5.43%) Retail
7 8 (3.62%) Legal
8 7 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 5 (2.26%) Advertising
10 4 (1.81%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.81%) Marketing
11 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 139 (62.90%) Analyst
2 132 (59.73%) Business Analyst
3 49 (22.17%) Project Manager
4 22 (9.95%) Banking Business Analyst
5 18 (8.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 18 (8.14%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (5.88%) Lead Business Analyst
7 12 (5.43%) IT Business Analyst
8 11 (4.98%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 10 (4.52%) Financial Business Analyst
10 8 (3.62%) Business Project Manager
10 8 (3.62%) Business Manager
10 8 (3.62%) Consultant
11 7 (3.17%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (3.17%) Technical Business Analyst
12 6 (2.71%) Delivery Manager
12 6 (2.71%) Report Analyst
13 5 (2.26%) Developer
13 5 (2.26%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (5.43%) FpML
2 10 (4.52%) XML
3 8 (3.62%) .NET
4 5 (2.26%) Middleware
5 2 (0.90%) FIXML
5 2 (0.90%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.90%) Drools
6 1 (0.45%) REST
6 1 (0.45%) Spring Integration
6 1 (0.45%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.45%) Spring
6 1 (0.45%) EJB
6 1 (0.45%) XSLT
6 1 (0.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 62 (28.05%) Derivative
2 47 (21.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 39 (17.65%) Fixed Income
4 37 (16.74%) Equities
5 19 (8.60%) Reference Data
6 17 (7.69%) DTCC
7 12 (5.43%) ASIC
8 8 (3.62%) Management Information System
9 7 (3.17%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.26%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.26%) Market Risk
10 5 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.36%) User Experience
11 3 (1.36%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (0.90%) Swaptions
12 2 (0.90%) Contract for Difference
13 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
13 1 (0.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 42 (19.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (13.57%) Project Management
4 23 (10.41%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (10.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 22 (9.95%) Asset Management
6 21 (9.50%) Workflow
7 19 (8.60%) Scrum
8 18 (8.14%) Change Management
9 14 (6.33%) Investment Management
10 11 (4.98%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.98%) Target Operating Model
11 9 (4.07%) SDLC
12 7 (3.17%) Risk Management
12 7 (3.17%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.71%) Process Management
13 6 (2.71%) Waterfall
14 5 (2.26%) Test Strategy
14 5 (2.26%) Systems Analysis
14 5 (2.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.03%) SQL
2 8 (3.62%) C#
2 8 (3.62%) Java
3 2 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (5.88%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) ISEB
2 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.90%) CISA
3 2 (0.90%) CISM
4 1 (0.45%) PMP
4 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.45%) IIBA
4 1 (0.45%) CBAP
4 1 (0.45%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 154 (69.68%) Dodd-Frank
2 106 (47.96%) MiFID
3 37 (16.74%) FATCA
4 16 (7.24%) AIFMD
5 12 (5.43%) QA
5 12 (5.43%) Basel III
6 11 (4.98%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.45%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 10 (4.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (5.88%) Oracle
1 13 (5.88%) Calypso
2 7 (3.17%) HP
2 7 (3.17%) Pega
3 6 (2.71%) IBM
4 4 (1.81%) Sybase
4 4 (1.81%) Charles River
4 4 (1.81%) Murex
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.90%) Informatica
7 1 (0.45%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.45%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
iKonnect
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago