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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 521 349 577
Rank change year-on-year
-172 +228
Contract jobs citing EMIR 78 244 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.47% 0.031%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.77% 6.29% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 202 13
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £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
4401 3882 4524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.82% 7.40% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2684 2266 2455
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £611 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 165 258
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -163 75 £550 - 22
London -127 73 £550 - 22
City of London -33 24 £550 +4.76% 11

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 162 (69.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 114 (48.93%) Banking
3 102 (43.78%) Derivative
4 93 (39.91%) Finance
5 77 (33.05%) Investment Banking
6 56 (24.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 52 (22.32%) Front Office
8 47 (20.17%) Business Analysis
9 46 (19.74%) Fixed Income
10 43 (18.45%) MiFID
11 40 (17.17%) Project Management
12 39 (16.74%) SQL
13 36 (15.45%) Back Office
14 33 (14.16%) Equities
15 27 (11.59%) Risk Management
16 24 (10.30%) Change Management
17 23 (9.87%) FATCA
18 20 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 20 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (7.73%) PRINCE2
19 18 (7.73%) Asset Management
20 17 (7.30%) Murex
20 17 (7.30%) ETRM
21 16 (6.87%) OpenLink
21 16 (6.87%) Endur
21 16 (6.87%) Aligne
22 15 (6.44%) Brady
22 15 (6.44%) Data Analysis
23 14 (6.01%) SAP
23 14 (6.01%) ERP

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 3 (1.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.43%) SAS
2 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (4.72%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (3.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (2.58%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (6.87%) Endur
1 16 (6.87%) Aligne
2 14 (6.01%) OpenLink RightAngle
2 14 (6.01%) ZaiNet
2 14 (6.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (6.01%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (6.01%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.86%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.43%) Summit
4 1 (0.43%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.43%) Tesseract
4 1 (0.43%) Minerva
4 1 (0.43%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.29%) MS Access
3 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.43%) Toad
1 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) TestComplete
1 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 114 (48.93%) Banking
2 93 (39.91%) Finance
3 77 (33.05%) Investment Banking
4 52 (22.32%) Front Office
5 36 (15.45%) Back Office
6 10 (4.29%) Legal
7 5 (2.15%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.72%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.86%) French Language
9 2 (0.86%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.86%) Retail
10 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.43%) Publishing
10 1 (0.43%) Games
10 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 137 (58.80%) Analyst
2 124 (53.22%) Business Analyst
3 56 (24.03%) Project Manager
4 14 (6.01%) Architect
5 12 (5.15%) Banking Business Analyst
6 8 (3.43%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (3.43%) Test Analyst
7 7 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (3.00%) Senior Manager
7 7 (3.00%) Business Manager
7 7 (3.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 6 (2.58%) Senior Business Analyst
8 6 (2.58%) Programme Manager
8 6 (2.58%) Data Analyst
9 5 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
9 5 (2.15%) Developer
9 5 (2.15%) Business Architect
9 5 (2.15%) Test Manager
9 5 (2.15%) IT Business Analyst
9 5 (2.15%) Business Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.58%) FpML
1 13 (5.58%) XML
2 7 (3.00%) .NET
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.43%) HTML
3 1 (0.43%) XSL
3 1 (0.43%) Flash
3 1 (0.43%) XML Schema
3 1 (0.43%) FIXML
3 1 (0.43%) XML Messaging
3 1 (0.43%) WinForms
3 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) WCF
3 1 (0.43%) LINQ
3 1 (0.43%) jQuery
3 1 (0.43%) Ext JS
3 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 102 (43.78%) Derivative
2 56 (24.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 46 (19.74%) Fixed Income
4 33 (14.16%) Equities
5 14 (6.01%) Equity Derivative
6 8 (3.43%) DTCC
6 8 (3.43%) Credit Derivative
7 7 (3.00%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.58%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (2.15%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.72%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.29%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.86%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.43%) PMI
13 1 (0.43%) Wiki
13 1 (0.43%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (0.86%) Windows
2 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.17%) Business Analysis
2 40 (17.17%) Project Management
3 27 (11.59%) Risk Management
4 24 (10.30%) Change Management
5 20 (8.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (8.58%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (7.73%) Asset Management
6 18 (7.73%) PRINCE2
7 17 (7.30%) ETRM
8 15 (6.44%) Data Analysis
9 14 (6.01%) ERP
10 12 (5.15%) Migration
10 12 (5.15%) Investment Management
11 10 (4.29%) Use Case
12 8 (3.43%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (3.43%) Data Modelling
13 7 (3.00%) Regression Testing
13 7 (3.00%) Time Management
14 6 (2.58%) Six Sigma
14 6 (2.58%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (16.74%) SQL
2 8 (3.43%) Java
3 6 (2.58%) C#
4 3 (1.29%) C++
4 3 (1.29%) VBA
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
5 1 (0.43%) C
5 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.43%) Perl
5 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.43%) VBScript
5 1 (0.43%) VB
5 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (4.29%) Degree
2 8 (3.43%) ISEB
3 7 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (2.15%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.72%) PMP
5 4 (1.72%) IIBA
6 1 (0.43%) CBAP
6 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (69.53%) Dodd-Frank
2 43 (18.45%) MiFID
3 23 (9.87%) FATCA
4 13 (5.58%) AIFMD
5 8 (3.43%) QA
6 7 (3.00%) Basel III
7 3 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.43%) Basel II
8 1 (0.43%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.43%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.43%) COREP
8 1 (0.43%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (7.30%) Murex
2 16 (6.87%) OpenLink
3 15 (6.44%) Brady
4 14 (6.01%) Triple Point
4 14 (6.01%) SAP
5 9 (3.86%) Oracle
5 9 (3.86%) Calypso
6 7 (3.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.72%) SunGard
8 3 (1.29%) Sybase
8 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.86%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.43%) thinkFolio
10 1 (0.43%) Sencha
10 1 (0.43%) Metastorm
10 1 (0.43%) Open Text
10 1 (0.43%) Thunderhead
10 1 (0.43%) Informatica
10 1 (0.43%) Reuters
10 1 (0.43%) Bloomberg
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £501600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £750 - £850 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago