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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 524 344 566
Rank change year-on-year
-180 +222
Contract jobs citing EMIR 78 253 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.47% 0.040%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.74% 6.45% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 213 15
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £420 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £750 £825
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £950 £525
% change year-on-year
-55.26% +80.95%
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
4473 3923 4574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 7.35% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2715 2315 2488
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 162 250
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 1 September 2014.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 3 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 1 September 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 73 £550 - 24
London -147 72 £550 - 24
City of London -51 24 £550 +4.76% 14

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 155 (68.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 107 (47.56%) Banking
3 97 (43.11%) Derivative
4 90 (40.00%) Finance
5 73 (32.44%) Investment Banking
6 51 (22.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 51 (22.67%) Front Office
7 45 (20.00%) Fixed Income
8 42 (18.67%) MiFID
9 40 (17.78%) Business Analysis
10 38 (16.89%) Project Management
11 37 (16.44%) SQL
12 35 (15.56%) Back Office
13 33 (14.67%) Equities
14 27 (12.00%) Risk Management
15 23 (10.22%) Change Management
16 22 (9.78%) FATCA
17 21 (9.33%) Asset Management
18 20 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
18 20 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (7.56%) Murex
19 17 (7.56%) ETRM
20 16 (7.11%) Investment Management
20 16 (7.11%) Aligne
20 16 (7.11%) OpenLink
20 16 (7.11%) Endur
20 16 (7.11%) PRINCE2
21 15 (6.67%) Brady
22 14 (6.22%) ZaiNet
22 14 (6.22%) SAP Oil and Gas

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.44%) SAS
2 1 (0.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (1.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (7.11%) Endur
1 16 (7.11%) Aligne
2 14 (6.22%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 14 (6.22%) ZaiNet
2 14 (6.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (6.22%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (6.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.89%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
4 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.44%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.44%) Minerva
4 1 (0.44%) Sentinel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.89%) MS Access
5 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.44%) Toad
1 1 (0.44%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.44%) JIRA
1 1 (0.44%) TestComplete
1 1 (0.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 107 (47.56%) Banking
2 90 (40.00%) Finance
3 73 (32.44%) Investment Banking
4 51 (22.67%) Front Office
5 35 (15.56%) Back Office
6 10 (4.44%) Legal
7 4 (1.78%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.78%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.89%) French Language
8 2 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (0.89%) Retail
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Games
9 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 131 (58.22%) Analyst
2 116 (51.56%) Business Analyst
3 53 (23.56%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.22%) Architect
5 12 (5.33%) Banking Business Analyst
6 11 (4.89%) Test Analyst
7 8 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (3.11%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.67%) Senior Business Analyst
9 6 (2.67%) Programme Manager
9 6 (2.67%) Data Analyst
9 6 (2.67%) Business Manager
10 5 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
10 5 (2.22%) Business Architect
10 5 (2.22%) IT Business Analyst
10 5 (2.22%) Developer
10 5 (2.22%) Test Manager
10 5 (2.22%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.22%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 4 (1.78%) AIFMD Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) FpML
1 13 (5.78%) XML
2 7 (3.11%) .NET
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) HTML
3 1 (0.44%) XSL
3 1 (0.44%) Flash
3 1 (0.44%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.44%) FIXML
3 1 (0.44%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.44%) WinForms
3 1 (0.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.44%) WCF
3 1 (0.44%) LINQ
3 1 (0.44%) jQuery
3 1 (0.44%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 97 (43.11%) Derivative
2 51 (22.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 45 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 33 (14.67%) Equities
5 13 (5.78%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.56%) DTCC
7 6 (2.67%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.22%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.78%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.78%) Reference Data
10 3 (1.33%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.44%) PMI
11 1 (0.44%) Wiki
11 1 (0.44%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (17.78%) Business Analysis
2 38 (16.89%) Project Management
3 27 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 23 (10.22%) Change Management
5 21 (9.33%) Asset Management
6 20 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 20 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (7.56%) ETRM
8 16 (7.11%) Investment Management
8 16 (7.11%) PRINCE2
9 14 (6.22%) ERP
9 14 (6.22%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.33%) Migration
11 8 (3.56%) Data Modelling
11 8 (3.56%) Use Case
12 7 (3.11%) Time Management
12 7 (3.11%) Regression Testing
12 7 (3.11%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (2.67%) Test Strategy
14 5 (2.22%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.44%) SQL
2 7 (3.11%) Java
3 6 (2.67%) C#
4 3 (1.33%) C++
4 3 (1.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.44%) Ruby
5 1 (0.44%) C
5 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.44%) Perl
5 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.44%) VBScript
5 1 (0.44%) VB
5 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.44%) Degree
2 8 (3.56%) ISEB
3 6 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.78%) PMP
5 4 (1.78%) IIBA
6 1 (0.44%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (68.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 42 (18.67%) MiFID
3 22 (9.78%) FATCA
4 12 (5.33%) AIFMD
5 8 (3.56%) QA
6 7 (3.11%) Basel III
7 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.44%) Basel II
8 1 (0.44%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.44%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.44%) COREP
8 1 (0.44%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.89%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (7.56%) Murex
2 16 (7.11%) OpenLink
3 15 (6.67%) Brady
4 14 (6.22%) Triple Point
4 14 (6.22%) SAP
5 9 (4.00%) Calypso
6 8 (3.56%) Oracle
7 6 (2.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.78%) SunGard
9 3 (1.33%) Sybase
9 3 (1.33%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.89%) GoldenSource
10 2 (0.89%) thinkFolio
11 1 (0.44%) Sencha
11 1 (0.44%) BI-SAM
11 1 (0.44%) Metastorm
11 1 (0.44%) Open Text
11 1 (0.44%) Thunderhead
11 1 (0.44%) Informatica
11 1 (0.44%) Reuters
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £460 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Red10
Rate: £800 - £900 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £600 - £750 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago