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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 485 446 361
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -85
Contract jobs citing EMIR 111 149 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.63% 3.53% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 127 162
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £397 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £650 £350
% change year-on-year
-38.46% +85.71%
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
4228 4222 3624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.93% 7.98% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2655 2582 2204
Average daily rate £413 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 196 110
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £59.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +13.51%

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 29 May 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 8 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 29 May 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 -24 106 £600 - 31
England -54 106 £600 - 33
City of London -8 26 £650 +18.18% 9
Scotland +1 5 £400 -27.27%
Edinburgh -3 1 £450 -18.18%
Stirling -5 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 116 (64.80%) Banking
2 105 (58.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 85 (47.49%) Investment Banking
4 73 (40.78%) Finance
5 64 (35.75%) MiFID
6 47 (26.26%) FATCA
7 45 (25.14%) Derivative
8 35 (19.55%) Business Analysis
9 32 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (15.64%) SQL
11 24 (13.41%) Project Management
11 24 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (12.85%) Equities
12 23 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (12.29%) Workflow
14 21 (11.73%) Front Office
15 20 (11.17%) Fixed Income
16 17 (9.50%) Back Office
16 17 (9.50%) Change Management
17 16 (8.94%) Oracle
17 16 (8.94%) JIRA
18 15 (8.38%) QA
18 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
18 15 (8.38%) Calypso
19 14 (7.82%) Reference Data
20 13 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
20 13 (7.26%) Asset Management
21 12 (6.70%) Summit
21 12 (6.70%) Java
21 12 (6.70%) Degree

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.79%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.56%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.68%) MS Office
5 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.56%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.56%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.56%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) Intranet
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
1 1 (0.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (4.47%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.23%) Pentaho
3 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (8.94%) JIRA
2 2 (1.12%) NUnit
2 2 (1.12%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.12%) Toad
2 2 (1.12%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
General
1 116 (64.80%) Banking
2 85 (47.49%) Investment Banking
3 73 (40.78%) Finance
4 21 (11.73%) Front Office
5 17 (9.50%) Back Office
6 10 (5.59%) Retail
7 6 (3.35%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.79%) Legal
9 3 (1.68%) Retail Banking
9 3 (1.68%) Advertising
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (59.78%) Analyst
2 99 (55.31%) Business Analyst
3 28 (15.64%) Project Manager
4 14 (7.82%) Banking Business Analyst
5 11 (6.15%) Developer
6 10 (5.59%) Technical Business Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.47%) Senior Business Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (3.91%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Java Developer
9 6 (3.35%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (3.35%) Programme Manager
10 5 (2.79%) Test Leader
10 5 (2.79%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Report Analyst
10 5 (2.79%) Financial Business Analyst
11 4 (2.23%) Business Manager
11 4 (2.23%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.47%) FpML
2 6 (3.35%) .NET
2 6 (3.35%) XML
3 4 (2.23%) Spring
3 4 (2.23%) Middleware
3 4 (2.23%) Spring Integration
3 4 (2.23%) Drools
4 3 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.12%) FIXML
5 2 (1.12%) AutoMapper
5 2 (1.12%) Autofac
5 2 (1.12%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.12%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.12%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.12%) LINQ
5 2 (1.12%) WCF
5 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.12%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.14%) Derivative
2 32 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 23 (12.85%) Equities
4 20 (11.17%) Fixed Income
5 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (7.82%) Reference Data
7 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
8 10 (5.59%) Equity Derivative
9 9 (5.03%) ASIC
10 8 (4.47%) DTCC
11 7 (3.91%) User Experience
12 6 (3.35%) Swaptions
13 5 (2.79%) Contract for Difference
14 4 (2.23%) SWIFT
14 4 (2.23%) Computer Science
15 3 (1.68%) Credit Risk
16 2 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
16 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
17 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
17 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.91%) UNIX
2 2 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.55%) Business Analysis
2 24 (13.41%) Project Management
2 24 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (12.85%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (12.29%) Workflow
5 17 (9.50%) Change Management
6 13 (7.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (7.26%) Asset Management
7 12 (6.70%) SDLC
8 9 (5.03%) Scrum
9 8 (4.47%) Risk Management
9 8 (4.47%) Data Analysis
9 8 (4.47%) Data Modelling
10 7 (3.91%) Waterfall
10 7 (3.91%) Process Management
11 6 (3.35%) TDD
11 6 (3.35%) GAP Analysis
11 6 (3.35%) Requirements Analysis
11 6 (3.35%) Data Cleansing
11 6 (3.35%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.64%) SQL
2 12 (6.70%) Java
3 7 (3.91%) C#
4 4 (2.23%) VBA
5 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) Degree
2 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.12%) CISA
3 2 (1.12%) CISM
4 1 (0.56%) CRISC
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 105 (58.66%) Dodd-Frank
2 64 (35.75%) MiFID
3 47 (26.26%) FATCA
4 15 (8.38%) QA
5 11 (6.15%) Basel III
6 5 (2.79%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.12%) Solvency II
7 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.56%) Basel II
8 1 (0.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (8.94%) Oracle
2 15 (8.38%) Calypso
3 7 (3.91%) IBM
4 6 (3.35%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.79%) Pega
6 4 (2.23%) HP
6 4 (2.23%) Sybase
7 2 (1.12%) Charles River
7 2 (1.12%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (0.56%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.56%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.56%) CA
8 1 (0.56%) Informatica
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
8 1 (0.56%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.56%) Misys
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