The table below looks at the statistics for EMIR skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EMIR over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 616 551 560
Rank change year-on-year
-65 +9
Contract jobs citing EMIR 37 107 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.73% 1.93% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 78 67
Median daily rate £563 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £700 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 -

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
5043 5530 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.47% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3250 3475 3320
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.12 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% +23.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.61 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

EMIR
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing EMIR as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 August 2016.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EMIR within the UK.

EMIR Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

EMIR
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -59 36 £563 -2.17% 10
London -71 35 £569 -1.08% 10
City of London +9 3 £538 +17.80% 7
Canary Wharf +5 2 - -
Scotland +9 1 - -
Edinburgh -2 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
South East - 1 £550 -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for EMIR.

1 58 (70.73%) MiFID
2 56 (68.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 44 (53.66%) Banking
4 35 (42.68%) Finance
5 32 (39.02%) Investment Banking
6 19 (23.17%) Business Analysis
7 16 (19.51%) SQL
8 15 (18.29%) Derivative
8 15 (18.29%) FATCA
9 13 (15.85%) Project Management
10 12 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
11 11 (13.41%) Front Office
12 10 (12.20%) XML
12 10 (12.20%) Degree
12 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (10.98%) FpML
13 9 (10.98%) SDLC
14 8 (9.76%) Calypso
14 8 (9.76%) Summit
14 8 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (9.76%) QA
15 7 (8.54%) Market Risk
16 6 (7.32%) Back Office
16 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
16 6 (7.32%) Collateral Management
16 6 (7.32%) AIFMD
16 6 (7.32%) Investment Management
16 6 (7.32%) Matrix Organization

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.44%) Big Data
2 2 (2.44%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
General
1 44 (53.66%) Banking
2 35 (42.68%) Finance
3 32 (39.02%) Investment Banking
4 11 (13.41%) Front Office
5 6 (7.32%) Back Office
6 3 (3.66%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.66%) Legal
7 2 (2.44%) French Language
8 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Analyst
2 45 (54.88%) Business Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 18 (21.95%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 16 (19.51%) Project Manager
5 15 (18.29%) Report Analyst
6 12 (14.63%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
7 7 (8.54%) Architect
8 6 (7.32%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Business IT Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) IT Business Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) IT Manager
10 4 (4.88%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 3 (3.66%) MiFID Project Manager
11 3 (3.66%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) XML
2 9 (10.98%) FpML
3 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) FIXML
5 1 (1.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.29%) Derivative
2 12 (14.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (8.54%) Market Risk
4 5 (6.10%) Equities
4 5 (6.10%) OTC Derivatives
5 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.88%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.88%) Reference Data
6 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) ASIC
6 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.66%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (3.66%) Hedge funds
6 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.22%) Economics
8 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Business Analysis
2 13 (15.85%) Project Management
3 12 (14.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.98%) SDLC
7 8 (9.76%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (7.32%) Asset Management
8 6 (7.32%) Collateral Management
8 6 (7.32%) Investment Management
8 6 (7.32%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (4.88%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.88%) ETL
9 4 (4.88%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (4.88%) Risk Management
9 4 (4.88%) Test Strategy
9 4 (4.88%) Wealth Management
10 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.51%) SQL
2 4 (4.88%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (70.73%) MiFID
2 56 (68.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (18.29%) FATCA
4 8 (9.76%) QA
5 6 (7.32%) AIFMD
6 3 (3.66%) UCITS
7 1 (1.22%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) MOM
Vendors
1 8 (9.76%) Calypso
2 5 (6.10%) IBM
3 3 (3.66%) Murex
3 3 (3.66%) Sophis
4 2 (2.44%) Palantir
5 1 (1.22%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.22%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.22%) Informatica
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle
5 1 (1.22%) Pega
5 1 (1.22%) SAP
5 1 (1.22%) Tableau
5 1 (1.22%) Wall Street Systems
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