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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 516 397 508
Rank change year-on-year
-119 +111
Contract jobs citing EMIR 67 156 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.32% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.68% 4.20% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 122 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £800 £618
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 -
% change year-on-year
+20.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
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
3977 3718 3214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.79% 7.72% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 2202 1807
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 138 221
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -26.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.82 £10.93 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 January 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 January 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 -103 65 £550 -4.34% 20
London -90 63 £550 -4.34% 20
City of London -33 6 £483 -12.27% 10
West Midlands - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - - - -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 96 (62.34%) Banking
2 81 (52.60%) Dodd-Frank
3 68 (44.16%) Investment Banking
4 64 (41.56%) Finance
5 54 (35.06%) Derivative
6 37 (24.03%) MiFID
7 29 (18.83%) Business Analysis
8 28 (18.18%) FATCA
9 24 (15.58%) Project Management
10 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (13.64%) QA
11 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (12.34%) Back Office
13 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 18 (11.69%) Front Office
14 17 (11.04%) FpML
14 17 (11.04%) SQL
15 15 (9.74%) XML
15 15 (9.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
16 14 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (9.09%) Workflow
16 14 (9.09%) Equities
17 13 (8.44%) Asset Management
18 11 (7.14%) Legal
18 11 (7.14%) Calypso
18 11 (7.14%) Investment Management
18 11 (7.14%) User Experience
19 10 (6.49%) Test Management
19 10 (6.49%) Test Scripting

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.30%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.30%) CMS
2 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.90%) MS Office
4 5 (3.25%) MS Project
5 2 (1.30%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Aligne
1 6 (3.90%) OpenLink RightAngle
1 6 (3.90%) Endur
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (3.90%) ZaiNet
1 6 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.65%) Summit
2 1 (0.65%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.65%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.65%) Rolfe and Nolan
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) NFC
2 1 (0.65%) ATM
2 1 (0.65%) Intranet
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Toad
2 1 (0.65%) NUnit
2 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) FitNesse
2 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
General
1 96 (62.34%) Banking
2 68 (44.16%) Investment Banking
3 64 (41.56%) Finance
4 19 (12.34%) Back Office
5 18 (11.69%) Front Office
6 11 (7.14%) Legal
7 5 (3.25%) Retail
8 3 (1.95%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.65%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (67.53%) Analyst
2 88 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.64%) Project Manager
4 15 (9.74%) Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (6.49%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 10 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Test Analyst
6 8 (5.19%) Technical Business Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Programme Manager
7 5 (3.25%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (3.25%) Consultant
7 5 (3.25%) Test Leader
8 4 (2.60%) Test Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Operations Manager
8 4 (2.60%) Architect
9 3 (1.95%) IT Business Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Systems Test Analyst
9 3 (1.95%) Developer
10 2 (1.30%) AIFMD Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.04%) FpML
2 15 (9.74%) XML
3 2 (1.30%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) J2EE
4 1 (0.65%) Flash
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) FIXML
4 1 (0.65%) Middleware
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.65%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.65%) WCF
4 1 (0.65%) LINQ
4 1 (0.65%) jQuery
4 1 (0.65%) AutoMapper
4 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.65%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 54 (35.06%) Derivative
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (9.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (9.09%) Equities
5 11 (7.14%) User Experience
6 10 (6.49%) Reference Data
6 10 (6.49%) Fixed Income
7 7 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.55%) DTCC
8 5 (3.25%) Equity Derivative
9 4 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.95%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.95%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.30%) Swaptions
11 2 (1.30%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.30%) ASIC
12 1 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 1 (0.65%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.65%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.65%) UNIX
1 1 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.83%) Business Analysis
2 24 (15.58%) Project Management
3 21 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.74%) Risk Management
6 14 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (9.09%) Workflow
7 13 (8.44%) Asset Management
8 11 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 10 (6.49%) Test Management
9 10 (6.49%) Test Scripting
9 10 (6.49%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.84%) Migration
10 9 (5.84%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.84%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (4.55%) Change Management
12 6 (3.90%) ETRM
12 6 (3.90%) System Testing
12 6 (3.90%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.90%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.04%) SQL
2 2 (1.30%) C#
3 1 (0.65%) Java
3 1 (0.65%) C
3 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.65%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.30%) Degree
1 2 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (52.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 37 (24.03%) MiFID
3 28 (18.18%) FATCA
4 21 (13.64%) QA
5 7 (4.55%) Basel III
6 3 (1.95%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.30%) Basel II
8 1 (0.65%) SLA
8 1 (0.65%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.14%) Calypso
2 9 (5.84%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.90%) Triple Point
3 6 (3.90%) OpenLink
3 6 (3.90%) Murex
3 6 (3.90%) SAP
3 6 (3.90%) Brady
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle
5 2 (1.30%) Pega
5 2 (1.30%) Misys
6 1 (0.65%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.65%) Informatica
6 1 (0.65%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.65%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) BI-SAM
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago