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 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 488 466 359
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -107
Contract jobs citing EMIR 112 133 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.56% 3.11% 6.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 115 194
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£600 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £435 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £600 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +71.42%
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
4379 4271 3725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.93% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2770 2651 2255
Average daily rate £420 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 192 131
Average hourly rate £21.07 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.79% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £12.50 £9.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.20 £44.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +7.76%

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 June 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 6 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 June 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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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
London -23 109 £600 - 23
England -23 109 £600 - 25
City of London -14 29 £625 +11.60% 10
Scotland -1 2 £425 -22.72% 3
Edinburgh -7 1 £450 -18.18% 3
Glasgow - 1 £400 -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 117 (63.24%) Banking
2 116 (62.70%) Dodd-Frank
3 84 (45.41%) Investment Banking
4 76 (41.08%) Finance
5 69 (37.30%) MiFID
6 48 (25.95%) FATCA
7 46 (24.86%) Derivative
8 40 (21.62%) Business Analysis
9 37 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (15.14%) SQL
10 28 (15.14%) Front Office
11 27 (14.59%) Equities
12 26 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
13 25 (13.51%) Fixed Income
13 25 (13.51%) Project Management
14 21 (11.35%) Workflow
15 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (10.27%) JIRA
17 18 (9.73%) Change Management
18 17 (9.19%) Oracle
18 17 (9.19%) Calypso
19 15 (8.11%) Asset Management
20 14 (7.57%) Summit
20 14 (7.57%) Reference Data
21 13 (7.03%) Target Operating Model
21 13 (7.03%) Java
22 12 (6.49%) Scrum
22 12 (6.49%) Back Office
22 12 (6.49%) Degree
23 11 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.78%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) MS Office
5 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (7.57%) Summit
2 1 (0.54%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.54%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
1 1 (0.54%) PaaS
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
1 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) Intranet
1 1 (0.54%) Internet
1 1 (0.54%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (4.32%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.16%) Pentaho
4 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.27%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) NUnit
3 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 117 (63.24%) Banking
2 84 (45.41%) Investment Banking
3 76 (41.08%) Finance
4 28 (15.14%) Front Office
5 12 (6.49%) Back Office
6 10 (5.41%) Retail
7 8 (4.32%) Financial Institution
8 7 (3.78%) Legal
9 4 (2.16%) Advertising
9 4 (2.16%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.54%) Publishing
10 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 111 (60.00%) Analyst
2 105 (56.76%) Business Analyst
3 35 (18.92%) Project Manager
4 13 (7.03%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (5.41%) Developer
6 9 (4.86%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (4.86%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (4.32%) Lead Business Analyst
8 7 (3.78%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (3.24%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 6 (3.24%) Financial Business Analyst
9 6 (3.24%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.24%) Technical Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Report Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) ScrumMaster
11 4 (2.16%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 4 (2.16%) MiFID Project Manager
11 4 (2.16%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.95%) FpML
2 8 (4.32%) XML
3 5 (2.70%) .NET
4 4 (2.16%) Middleware
4 4 (2.16%) Spring
4 4 (2.16%) Spring Integration
4 4 (2.16%) Drools
5 2 (1.08%) FIXML
5 2 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.54%) WCF
6 1 (0.54%) LINQ
6 1 (0.54%) jQuery
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.54%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Autofac
6 1 (0.54%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.54%) AutoMapper
6 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.86%) Derivative
2 37 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (14.59%) Equities
4 25 (13.51%) Fixed Income
5 14 (7.57%) Reference Data
6 11 (5.95%) DTCC
6 11 (5.95%) ASIC
6 11 (5.95%) Management Information System
6 11 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (5.41%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.24%) Swaptions
9 5 (2.70%) Contract for Difference
10 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.16%) User Experience
11 3 (1.62%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.62%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (1.08%) Credit Risk
12 2 (1.08%) Performance Metrics
13 1 (0.54%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.41%) UNIX
2 1 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Business Analysis
2 26 (14.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (13.51%) Project Management
4 21 (11.35%) Workflow
5 20 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (9.73%) Change Management
7 15 (8.11%) Asset Management
8 13 (7.03%) Target Operating Model
9 12 (6.49%) Scrum
10 11 (5.95%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (4.86%) SDLC
12 8 (4.32%) Investment Management
12 8 (4.32%) Data Analysis
13 7 (3.78%) Risk Management
14 6 (3.24%) GAP Analysis
14 6 (3.24%) ETL
14 6 (3.24%) Data Cleansing
14 6 (3.24%) Test Strategy
15 5 (2.70%) Change Control
15 5 (2.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.14%) SQL
2 13 (7.03%) Java
3 6 (3.24%) C#
4 4 (2.16%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.49%) Degree
2 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.08%) CISA
3 2 (1.08%) CISM
4 1 (0.54%) CRISC
4 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (62.70%) Dodd-Frank
2 69 (37.30%) MiFID
3 48 (25.95%) FATCA
4 7 (3.78%) QA
4 7 (3.78%) Basel III
5 5 (2.70%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.08%) Solvency II
6 2 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.54%) SLA
7 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 10 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (9.19%) Oracle
1 17 (9.19%) Calypso
2 8 (4.32%) IBM
3 6 (3.24%) HP
4 5 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.16%) Sybase
5 4 (2.16%) Pega
6 3 (1.62%) Informatica
7 2 (1.08%) Charles River
8 1 (0.54%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.54%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.54%) Twitter
8 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.54%) SAP
8 1 (0.54%) Misys
8 1 (0.54%) CA
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Rate: £600 - £650 per day
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red10
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: v. competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £275 per day
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