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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 495 346 570
Rank change year-on-year
-149 +224
Contract jobs citing EMIR 95 240 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.47% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.21% 6.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 198 10
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£575 £575 £725
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £518
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £750 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £575 £550 £525
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
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
4293 3828 4393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.51% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 2277 2327
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 152 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.33 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -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 24 July 2014.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 5 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 24 July 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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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 -155 84 £575 - 15
London -117 82 £575 - 15
City of London -36 29 £563 +7.14% 8
South East - 2 £450 -
Kent - - - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 178 (72.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 118 (47.77%) Banking
3 112 (45.34%) Derivative
4 103 (41.70%) Finance
5 83 (33.60%) Investment Banking
6 61 (24.70%) Front Office
7 58 (23.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 48 (19.43%) Business Analysis
9 45 (18.22%) Fixed Income
10 41 (16.60%) Back Office
10 41 (16.60%) Project Management
10 41 (16.60%) MiFID
11 39 (15.79%) Equities
12 37 (14.98%) SQL
13 27 (10.93%) Risk Management
14 26 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (10.53%) FATCA
15 25 (10.12%) Asset Management
15 25 (10.12%) Change Management
16 23 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
17 19 (7.69%) PRINCE2
18 17 (6.88%) Equity Derivative
19 15 (6.07%) Investment Management
20 14 (5.67%) ETRM
20 14 (5.67%) Use Case
20 14 (5.67%) Murex
21 13 (5.26%) OpenLink
21 13 (5.26%) Endur
21 13 (5.26%) Oracle
21 13 (5.26%) Degree

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.40%) SAS
2 1 (0.40%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (4.05%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.24%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.21%) MS Office
5 2 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (5.26%) Endur
1 13 (5.26%) Aligne
2 11 (4.45%) ZaiNet
2 11 (4.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 11 (4.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (4.45%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (4.45%) OpenLink RightAngle
3 2 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.81%) Summit
4 1 (0.40%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.40%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.40%) Minerva
4 1 (0.40%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.40%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.21%) MS Access
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.40%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.40%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.40%) JIRA
1 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.40%) TestComplete
1 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (47.77%) Banking
2 103 (41.70%) Finance
3 83 (33.60%) Investment Banking
4 61 (24.70%) Front Office
5 41 (16.60%) Back Office
6 11 (4.45%) Legal
7 5 (2.02%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.62%) Private Banking
8 4 (1.62%) Retail
9 2 (0.81%) French Language
9 2 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.81%) Advertising
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 141 (57.09%) Analyst
2 126 (51.01%) Business Analyst
3 63 (25.51%) Project Manager
4 13 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (4.05%) Architect
6 9 (3.64%) Senior Manager
7 8 (3.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (3.24%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (2.83%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (2.83%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (2.43%) Business Manager
9 6 (2.43%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (2.43%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.43%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.43%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.02%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.02%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.62%) Business Project Manager
11 4 (1.62%) Developer
11 4 (1.62%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.86%) XML
2 10 (4.05%) FpML
3 7 (2.83%) .NET
4 1 (0.40%) FIXML
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
4 1 (0.40%) XSL
4 1 (0.40%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.40%) HTML
4 1 (0.40%) WinForms
4 1 (0.40%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.40%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.40%) WCF
4 1 (0.40%) LINQ
4 1 (0.40%) jQuery
4 1 (0.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.40%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 112 (45.34%) Derivative
2 58 (23.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (18.22%) Fixed Income
4 39 (15.79%) Equities
5 17 (6.88%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (2.83%) DTCC
6 7 (2.83%) Credit Derivative
6 7 (2.83%) Credit Risk
7 5 (2.02%) Market Risk
7 5 (2.02%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (2.02%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.62%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.62%) SWIFT
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.40%) PMI
10 1 (0.40%) Wiki
10 1 (0.40%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.81%) Windows
2 1 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.43%) Business Analysis
2 41 (16.60%) Project Management
3 27 (10.93%) Risk Management
4 26 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (10.12%) Asset Management
5 25 (10.12%) Change Management
6 23 (9.31%) User Acceptance Testing
7 19 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 15 (6.07%) Investment Management
9 14 (5.67%) ETRM
9 14 (5.67%) Use Case
10 12 (4.86%) Data Analysis
11 11 (4.45%) ERP
12 9 (3.64%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.64%) Migration
13 8 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.24%) Six Sigma
14 7 (2.83%) Regression Testing
15 6 (2.43%) Test Scripting
15 6 (2.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.98%) SQL
2 9 (3.64%) Java
3 5 (2.02%) C#
4 3 (1.21%) C++
5 2 (0.81%) VBA
6 1 (0.40%) C
6 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.40%) Perl
6 1 (0.40%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.40%) VBScript
6 1 (0.40%) VB
6 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.40%) Ruby
6 1 (0.40%) Object REXX
Qualifications
1 13 (5.26%) Degree
2 10 (4.05%) ISEB
3 7 (2.83%) PMI Certification
3 7 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.43%) IIBA
4 6 (2.43%) PMP
5 1 (0.40%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 1 (0.40%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (72.06%) Dodd-Frank
2 41 (16.60%) MiFID
3 26 (10.53%) FATCA
4 12 (4.86%) AIFMD
5 9 (3.64%) QA
6 6 (2.43%) Basel III
7 3 (1.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.40%) Basel II
8 1 (0.40%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.40%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.40%) COREP
8 1 (0.40%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.81%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 14 (5.67%) Murex
2 13 (5.26%) OpenLink
2 13 (5.26%) Oracle
3 12 (4.86%) Brady
4 11 (4.45%) SAP
4 11 (4.45%) Triple Point
5 9 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.83%) Calypso
7 4 (1.62%) SunGard
8 3 (1.21%) Sybase
8 3 (1.21%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.81%) GoldenSource
9 2 (0.81%) Thunderhead
9 2 (0.81%) Charles River
10 1 (0.40%) Informatica
10 1 (0.40%) Reuters
10 1 (0.40%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.40%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.40%) Open Text
10 1 (0.40%) thinkFolio
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