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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 514 451 443
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -8
Contract jobs citing EMIR 75 137 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.72% 3.27% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 109 81
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £375 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-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
4371 4192 3426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.95% 7.87% 7.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2594 2498 1970
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 175 163
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.71 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.44
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -4.05%

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 March 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 31 March 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
England -65 69 £550 - 32
London -55 66 £563 +2.27% 32
City of London -13 10 £550 - 9
Scotland -7 6 £400 -11.11% 1
North West - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 98 (70.00%) Banking
2 79 (56.43%) Investment Banking
2 79 (56.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 54 (38.57%) Finance
4 45 (32.14%) FATCA
5 44 (31.43%) Derivative
6 32 (22.86%) MiFID
7 24 (17.14%) Back Office
8 23 (16.43%) Business Analysis
9 21 (15.00%) Workflow
9 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (13.57%) QA
10 19 (13.57%) SQL
11 18 (12.86%) Project Management
12 16 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (11.43%) Equities
13 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (10.00%) Front Office
14 14 (10.00%) Oracle
15 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
15 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
15 13 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (9.29%) Reference Data
16 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
16 12 (8.57%) Calypso
17 11 (7.86%) Change Management
17 11 (7.86%) Legal
18 10 (7.14%) Risk Management
18 10 (7.14%) Waterfall

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.71%) CMS
3 1 (0.71%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.29%) MS Office
4 5 (3.57%) MS Project
5 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) Summit
2 1 (0.71%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.71%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.71%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.71%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.71%) Intranet
1 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.29%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (2.86%) Pentaho
3 3 (2.14%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 2 (1.43%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.43%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.43%) Toad
2 2 (1.43%) NUnit
2 2 (1.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 98 (70.00%) Banking
2 79 (56.43%) Investment Banking
3 54 (38.57%) Finance
4 24 (17.14%) Back Office
5 14 (10.00%) Front Office
6 11 (7.86%) Legal
7 6 (4.29%) Retail
8 3 (2.14%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.43%) Advertising
10 1 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (63.57%) Analyst
2 80 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 13 (9.29%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.14%) Developer
4 10 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (6.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (5.71%) Programme Manager
7 7 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
8 6 (4.29%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (3.57%) Test Leader
9 5 (3.57%) Java Developer
10 4 (2.86%) Test Manager
10 4 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.86%) Operations Manager
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Business Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Manager
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.14%) Senior Project Manager
12 2 (1.43%) Data Analyst
12 2 (1.43%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.43%) XML
1 9 (6.43%) FpML
2 4 (2.86%) Spring
2 4 (2.86%) Drools
2 4 (2.86%) Spring Integration
3 3 (2.14%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (1.43%) WCF
4 2 (1.43%) LINQ
4 2 (1.43%) jQuery
4 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (1.43%) Entity Framework
4 2 (1.43%) Autofac
4 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.43%) .NET
4 2 (1.43%) AngularJS
4 2 (1.43%) AutoMapper
4 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.71%) J2EE
5 1 (0.71%) Middleware
5 1 (0.71%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (31.43%) Derivative
2 21 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (11.43%) Equities
3 16 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 13 (9.29%) Reference Data
5 12 (8.57%) Management Information System
6 10 (7.14%) User Experience
7 8 (5.71%) Fixed Income
7 8 (5.71%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.57%) DTCC
9 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.86%) Swaptions
10 3 (2.14%) Contract for Difference
10 3 (2.14%) ASIC
10 3 (2.14%) SWIFT
11 2 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.43%) Market Risk
12 1 (0.71%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.14%) UNIX
2 2 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.43%) Business Analysis
2 21 (15.00%) Workflow
2 21 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.86%) Project Management
4 15 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (9.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (7.86%) Change Management
7 10 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.14%) Waterfall
8 9 (6.43%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.43%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (5.71%) Test Management
9 8 (5.71%) Process Management
10 7 (5.00%) TDD
10 7 (5.00%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.29%) Asset Management
11 6 (4.29%) Migration
12 5 (3.57%) Data Management
12 5 (3.57%) Data Analysis
12 5 (3.57%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.57%) SQL
2 7 (5.00%) Java
3 3 (2.14%) C#
4 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (5.71%) Degree
2 2 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (56.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 45 (32.14%) FATCA
3 32 (22.86%) MiFID
4 19 (13.57%) QA
5 6 (4.29%) Basel III
6 3 (2.14%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.43%) Basel II
8 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.71%) UCITS
8 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) Oracle
2 13 (9.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.57%) Calypso
4 5 (3.57%) Pega
5 3 (2.14%) IBM
6 2 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (0.71%) CA
7 1 (0.71%) Informatica
7 1 (0.71%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.71%) OpenLink
7 1 (0.71%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (0.71%) Misys
7 1 (0.71%) Business Objects
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Rate: £650 - £715 per day + competitive
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Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £65 - £650 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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