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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 510 348 569
Rank change year-on-year
-162 +221
Contract jobs citing EMIR 84 244 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.48% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.96% 6.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 202 11
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£550 £575 £700
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £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
4278 3839 4413
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.51% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2593 2293 2377
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £243
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 200 145 247
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £40.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%

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 31 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 31 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 -172 74 £550 -4.34% 18
London -126 72 £550 -4.34% 18
City of London -37 25 £550 +4.76% 10
South East - 2 £450 -
Kent - - - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 176 (72.73%) Dodd-Frank
2 114 (47.11%) Banking
3 111 (45.87%) Derivative
4 98 (40.50%) Finance
5 81 (33.47%) Investment Banking
6 60 (24.79%) Front Office
7 59 (24.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 48 (19.83%) Business Analysis
9 47 (19.42%) Fixed Income
10 40 (16.53%) Back Office
10 40 (16.53%) Project Management
10 40 (16.53%) MiFID
11 39 (16.12%) Equities
12 38 (15.70%) SQL
13 26 (10.74%) Risk Management
14 25 (10.33%) Change Management
14 25 (10.33%) FATCA
15 24 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
15 24 (9.92%) Asset Management
15 24 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
16 19 (7.85%) PRINCE2
17 17 (7.02%) Equity Derivative
18 14 (5.79%) Use Case
18 14 (5.79%) Investment Management
19 13 (5.37%) ETRM
19 13 (5.37%) Degree
19 13 (5.37%) Data Analysis
19 13 (5.37%) XML
19 13 (5.37%) Oracle
19 13 (5.37%) Murex

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (1.24%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.41%) SAS
2 1 (0.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (4.96%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (3.72%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.31%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.83%) MS Office
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.96%) Endur
1 12 (4.96%) Aligne
2 10 (4.13%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 10 (4.13%) ZaiNet
2 10 (4.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (4.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (4.13%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.83%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.83%) Summit
4 1 (0.41%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.41%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.41%) Minerva
4 1 (0.41%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.41%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (2.07%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.24%) MS Access
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.41%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.41%) JIRA
1 1 (0.41%) TestComplete
1 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 114 (47.11%) Banking
2 98 (40.50%) Finance
3 81 (33.47%) Investment Banking
4 60 (24.79%) Front Office
5 40 (16.53%) Back Office
6 11 (4.55%) Legal
7 5 (2.07%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.65%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.24%) Retail
10 2 (0.83%) Advertising
10 2 (0.83%) French Language
10 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.41%) Publishing
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 141 (58.26%) Analyst
2 126 (52.07%) Business Analyst
3 61 (25.21%) Project Manager
4 13 (5.37%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (4.13%) Architect
6 9 (3.72%) Senior Manager
7 8 (3.31%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (3.31%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (2.89%) Senior Project Manager
8 7 (2.89%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (2.48%) Business Manager
9 6 (2.48%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.48%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (2.48%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.48%) Test Manager
9 6 (2.48%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.07%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (1.65%) Developer
11 4 (1.65%) Project Analyst
11 4 (1.65%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.37%) XML
2 11 (4.55%) FpML
3 7 (2.89%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.41%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) HTML
4 1 (0.41%) XSL
4 1 (0.41%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.41%) FIXML
4 1 (0.41%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.41%) WinForms
4 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.41%) WCF
4 1 (0.41%) LINQ
4 1 (0.41%) jQuery
4 1 (0.41%) Ext JS
4 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 111 (45.87%) Derivative
2 59 (24.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 47 (19.42%) Fixed Income
4 39 (16.12%) Equities
5 17 (7.02%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.31%) DTCC
7 7 (2.89%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (2.89%) Credit Risk
8 5 (2.07%) Market Risk
8 5 (2.07%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (1.65%) Reference Data
9 4 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.65%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.41%) PMI
11 1 (0.41%) Wiki
11 1 (0.41%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (19.83%) Business Analysis
2 40 (16.53%) Project Management
3 26 (10.74%) Risk Management
4 25 (10.33%) Change Management
5 24 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (9.92%) Asset Management
5 24 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (7.85%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.79%) Use Case
7 14 (5.79%) Investment Management
8 13 (5.37%) ETRM
8 13 (5.37%) Data Analysis
9 10 (4.13%) ERP
10 9 (3.72%) Data Modelling
10 9 (3.72%) Migration
11 8 (3.31%) Six Sigma
11 8 (3.31%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (2.89%) Regression Testing
13 6 (2.48%) Programme Management
13 6 (2.48%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (15.70%) SQL
2 9 (3.72%) Java
3 5 (2.07%) C#
4 3 (1.24%) C++
5 2 (0.83%) VBA
6 1 (0.41%) Ruby
6 1 (0.41%) Object REXX
6 1 (0.41%) C
6 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.41%) Perl
6 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.41%) VBScript
6 1 (0.41%) VB
6 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (5.37%) Degree
2 10 (4.13%) ISEB
3 7 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 6 (2.48%) PMI Certification
4 6 (2.48%) IIBA
5 5 (2.07%) PMP
6 1 (0.41%) CBAP
6 1 (0.41%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (72.73%) Dodd-Frank
2 40 (16.53%) MiFID
3 25 (10.33%) FATCA
4 12 (4.96%) AIFMD
5 9 (3.72%) QA
6 6 (2.48%) Basel III
7 3 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.41%) Basel II
8 1 (0.41%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.41%) COREP
8 1 (0.41%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (5.37%) Oracle
1 13 (5.37%) Murex
2 12 (4.96%) OpenLink
3 11 (4.55%) Brady
4 10 (4.13%) Triple Point
4 10 (4.13%) SAP
5 8 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.31%) Calypso
6 4 (1.65%) SunGard
7 3 (1.24%) Sybase
7 3 (1.24%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.83%) GoldenSource
8 2 (0.83%) Charles River
8 2 (0.83%) Thunderhead
9 1 (0.41%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.41%) Open Text
9 1 (0.41%) thinkFolio
9 1 (0.41%) Sencha
9 1 (0.41%) Informatica
9 1 (0.41%) Reuters
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £750 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £550 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago