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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 599 540 463
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -77
Contract jobs citing EMIR 59 91 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.19% 1.81% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 64 130
Average daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £458 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £700 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -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
4955 5027 4973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 9.00% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3144 3059 3021
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.98% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 162 222
Average hourly rate £25.50 £25.50 £19.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.90 £47.33 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 30 April 2016.

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 11 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 30 April 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 -54 59 £575 -0.86% 15
London -30 57 £575 -0.86% 13
City of London +35 7 £575 -6.12% 8
Canary Wharf +4 1 £575 +4.54%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
North East - 1 - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 112 (75.68%) MiFID
2 96 (64.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 80 (54.05%) Banking
4 67 (45.27%) Finance
5 60 (40.54%) Investment Banking
6 43 (29.05%) Derivative
7 35 (23.65%) Business Analysis
8 28 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (18.24%) Front Office
10 26 (17.57%) Back Office
11 25 (16.89%) Asset Management
12 22 (14.86%) SDLC
12 22 (14.86%) SQL
13 21 (14.19%) Project Management
13 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.19%) AIFMD
13 21 (14.19%) FATCA
14 18 (12.16%) Summit
14 18 (12.16%) Equities
14 18 (12.16%) Murex
14 18 (12.16%) Calypso
15 16 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 16 (10.81%) Market Risk
16 14 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
17 13 (8.78%) Algorithmic Trading
17 13 (8.78%) Hedge funds
18 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (7.43%) Fund Management
20 10 (6.76%) Fixed Income
21 9 (6.08%) Java

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 4 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.03%) MS Office
2 3 (2.03%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (12.16%) Summit
2 1 (0.68%) Algo Collateral
2 1 (0.68%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.68%) Global One
2 1 (0.68%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.68%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.68%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.68%) OLTP
4 1 (0.68%) QlikView
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
1 1 (0.68%) NUnit
General
1 80 (54.05%) Banking
2 67 (45.27%) Finance
3 60 (40.54%) Investment Banking
4 27 (18.24%) Front Office
5 26 (17.57%) Back Office
6 6 (4.05%) Legal
7 4 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.70%) Retail
8 3 (2.03%) International Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) French Language
9 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (63.51%) Analyst
2 86 (58.11%) Business Analyst
3 38 (25.68%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 32 (21.62%) Project Manager
5 29 (19.59%) Report Analyst
6 25 (16.89%) Banking Analyst
6 25 (16.89%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 21 (14.19%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
8 14 (9.46%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 13 (8.78%) IT Business Analyst
10 12 (8.11%) Business IT Analyst
10 12 (8.11%) IT Analyst
10 12 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
11 11 (7.43%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (6.76%) Banking Business Analyst
13 9 (6.08%) MiFID Project Manager
14 8 (5.41%) Derivatives Business Analyst
15 7 (4.73%) Asset Management Analyst
15 7 (4.73%) Asset Management Business Analyst
15 7 (4.73%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.05%) XML
2 5 (3.38%) .NET
2 5 (3.38%) Web Services
3 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.03%) JMS
4 2 (1.35%) FIXML
4 2 (1.35%) FpML
4 2 (1.35%) WCF
5 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.68%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.68%) Autofac
5 1 (0.68%) AutoMapper
5 1 (0.68%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.68%) jQuery
5 1 (0.68%) LINQ
5 1 (0.68%) Middleware
5 1 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (29.05%) Derivative
2 18 (12.16%) Equities
3 16 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 16 (10.81%) Market Risk
4 13 (8.78%) Hedge funds
5 12 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.76%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.73%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (4.73%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.03%) ASIC
9 2 (1.35%) Data Integration
9 2 (1.35%) DTCC
9 2 (1.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.35%) PMI
10 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.68%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.68%) Unix
1 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.65%) Business Analysis
2 28 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (16.89%) Asset Management
4 22 (14.86%) SDLC
5 21 (14.19%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.19%) Project Management
6 14 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (8.78%) Algorithmic Trading
8 11 (7.43%) Fund Management
9 9 (6.08%) Investment Management
10 8 (5.41%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (5.41%) KYC
10 8 (5.41%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.73%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 7 (4.73%) Waterfall
12 6 (4.05%) Data Modelling
12 6 (4.05%) Programme Management
12 6 (4.05%) Scrum
13 5 (3.38%) Target Operating Model
13 5 (3.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (14.86%) SQL
2 9 (6.08%) Java
3 3 (2.03%) C#
3 3 (2.03%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.73%) Degree
2 2 (1.35%) PMI Certification
2 2 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.68%) APMP
3 1 (0.68%) CBAP
3 1 (0.68%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.68%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (75.68%) MiFID
2 96 (64.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 21 (14.19%) AIFMD
3 21 (14.19%) FATCA
4 5 (3.38%) Solvency II
5 4 (2.70%) QA
6 3 (2.03%) Basel III
7 2 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.35%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (12.16%) Calypso
1 18 (12.16%) Murex
2 4 (2.70%) Fidessa
2 4 (2.70%) Oracle
3 3 (2.03%) LexisNexis
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.03%) Pega
4 2 (1.35%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.35%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.35%) Sophis
5 1 (0.68%) FactSet
5 1 (0.68%) IBM
5 1 (0.68%) Informatica
5 1 (0.68%) Reuters
5 1 (0.68%) Serena
5 1 (0.68%) SunGard
5 1 (0.68%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) Wall Street Systems
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