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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 510 439 470
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +31
Contract jobs citing EMIR 66 137 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.61% 3.42% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 103 52
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£550 £575 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £380 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £740 £725
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £450 -
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
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
4103 4008 3274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.81% 7.84% 7.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2399 2352 1844
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 147 203
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £21.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £43.34 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%

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 2 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 2 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 -95 63 £550 -4.34% 15
London -60 60 £550 -4.34% 14
City of London -25 9 £550 - 7
Scotland -4 3 £375 -16.66% 1
North West - 2 - -
Manchester - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 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 96 (65.75%) Banking
2 80 (54.79%) Dodd-Frank
3 73 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 58 (39.73%) Finance
5 52 (35.62%) Derivative
6 36 (24.66%) FATCA
7 30 (20.55%) MiFID
8 28 (19.18%) Business Analysis
9 21 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (14.38%) Back Office
9 21 (14.38%) Project Management
9 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
10 20 (13.70%) QA
10 20 (13.70%) Front Office
11 19 (13.01%) Workflow
12 18 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.59%) FpML
13 14 (9.59%) SQL
13 14 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 14 (9.59%) Equities
13 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (8.90%) Calypso
14 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
14 13 (8.90%) XML
15 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
15 12 (8.22%) Legal
15 12 (8.22%) Asset Management
16 11 (7.53%) Waterfall
17 10 (6.85%) Test Management
17 10 (6.85%) Reference Data

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 2 (1.37%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.37%) CMS
1 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (8.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (4.11%) MS Office
4 5 (3.42%) MS Project
5 4 (2.74%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Summit
2 1 (0.68%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.68%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.68%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.68%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.37%) NFC
2 1 (0.68%) ATM
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.74%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.37%) Pentaho
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.68%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.37%) NUnit
1 2 (1.37%) CruiseControl
1 2 (1.37%) JIRA
1 2 (1.37%) FitNesse
1 2 (1.37%) MSBuild
2 1 (0.68%) Toad
General
1 96 (65.75%) Banking
2 73 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 58 (39.73%) Finance
4 21 (14.38%) Back Office
5 20 (13.70%) Front Office
6 12 (8.22%) Legal
7 5 (3.42%) Retail
8 3 (2.05%) Advertising
9 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.68%) Publishing
10 1 (0.68%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (65.75%) Analyst
2 82 (56.16%) Business Analyst
3 17 (11.64%) Project Manager
4 13 (8.90%) Banking Business Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 8 (5.48%) Developer
6 7 (4.79%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (4.79%) Technical Business Analyst
7 6 (4.11%) Programme Manager
8 5 (3.42%) IT Business Analyst
8 5 (3.42%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.74%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.74%) Test Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Business Systems Analyst
9 4 (2.74%) Consultant
9 4 (2.74%) Operations Manager
10 2 (1.37%) Excel Developer
10 2 (1.37%) Excel VBA Developer
10 2 (1.37%) VBA Developer
10 2 (1.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.59%) FpML
2 13 (8.90%) XML
3 2 (1.37%) .NET
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.37%) Spring
3 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.37%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.37%) WCF
3 2 (1.37%) LINQ
3 2 (1.37%) jQuery
3 2 (1.37%) Drools
3 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (1.37%) Autofac
3 2 (1.37%) Spring Integration
3 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.37%) AutoMapper
4 1 (0.68%) XML Messaging
4 1 (0.68%) J2EE
4 1 (0.68%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 52 (35.62%) Derivative
2 21 (14.38%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (9.59%) Equities
3 14 (9.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 10 (6.85%) Reference Data
5 9 (6.16%) User Experience
6 8 (5.48%) Fixed Income
7 6 (4.11%) Equity Derivative
8 5 (3.42%) DTCC
8 5 (3.42%) Swaptions
9 3 (2.05%) Contract for Difference
9 3 (2.05%) Market Risk
9 3 (2.05%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.37%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.37%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.37%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.37%) ASIC
10 2 (1.37%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.37%) UNIX
1 2 (1.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.18%) Business Analysis
2 21 (14.38%) Project Management
2 21 (14.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (13.01%) Workflow
4 18 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (9.59%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (8.22%) Asset Management
7 11 (7.53%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.85%) Test Management
8 10 (6.85%) Risk Management
9 9 (6.16%) Change Management
9 9 (6.16%) Test Scripting
9 9 (6.16%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (4.79%) Data Modelling
10 7 (4.79%) TDD
10 7 (4.79%) Investment Management
11 6 (4.11%) Process Management
12 5 (3.42%) Programme Management
12 5 (3.42%) Migration
12 5 (3.42%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.59%) SQL
2 4 (2.74%) Java
3 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
3 2 (1.37%) VBA
3 2 (1.37%) C#
4 1 (0.68%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (0.68%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (54.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 36 (24.66%) FATCA
3 30 (20.55%) MiFID
4 20 (13.70%) QA
5 6 (4.11%) Basel III
6 2 (1.37%) Basel II
7 1 (0.68%) SLA
7 1 (0.68%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.68%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (8.90%) Calypso
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.16%) Oracle
4 2 (1.37%) IBM
4 2 (1.37%) Misys
4 2 (1.37%) Pega
4 2 (1.37%) Twitter
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) CA
5 1 (0.68%) Informatica
5 1 (0.68%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.68%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.68%) Thunderhead
England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £50000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Enterprise Partners
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago