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 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 504 443 382
Rank change year-on-year
-61 -61
Contract jobs citing EMIR 96 154 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.23% 3.57% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 130 137
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £700 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
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
4302 4318 3641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.71% 7.93% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2584 2614 2152
Average daily rate £400 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 185 136
Average hourly rate £21.55 £20.06 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.41% +13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.71 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.12 £122.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

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 May 2015.

EMIR Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

EMIR
Top 11 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 May 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 -63 89 £585 +1.73% 32
London -56 87 £585 +1.73% 31
City of London -36 15 £650 +18.18% 9
Scotland +1 7 £400 -11.11% 1
Stirling - 3 - -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Chester - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Edinburgh +1 1 £450 - 1
Glasgow -6 1 £400 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 103 (62.80%) Banking
2 91 (55.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 82 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 70 (42.68%) Finance
5 49 (29.88%) MiFID
6 46 (28.05%) FATCA
7 43 (26.22%) Derivative
8 29 (17.68%) Business Analysis
9 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (15.85%) Project Management
11 25 (15.24%) SQL
12 24 (14.63%) Back Office
13 23 (14.02%) Workflow
14 22 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
14 22 (13.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 21 (12.80%) Equities
16 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (10.98%) Oracle
18 17 (10.37%) Fixed Income
18 17 (10.37%) Front Office
18 17 (10.37%) QA
18 17 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
19 16 (9.76%) Reference Data
19 16 (9.76%) Change Management
20 15 (9.15%) Calypso
21 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
22 13 (7.93%) Asset Management
22 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
22 13 (7.93%) JIRA
23 12 (7.32%) Java

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (3.05%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.61%) CMS
3 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (3.66%) MS Office
4 5 (3.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.05%) MS Project
5 1 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Summit
2 1 (0.61%) Endur
2 1 (0.61%) Rolfe and Nolan
2 1 (0.61%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.61%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.61%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
1 1 (0.61%) PaaS
1 1 (0.61%) IaaS
1 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) DSL
1 1 (0.61%) Intranet
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.49%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.44%) Pentaho
3 4 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (7.93%) JIRA
2 2 (1.22%) MSBuild
2 2 (1.22%) FitNesse
2 2 (1.22%) Toad
2 2 (1.22%) NUnit
2 2 (1.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 103 (62.80%) Banking
2 82 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 70 (42.68%) Finance
4 24 (14.63%) Back Office
5 17 (10.37%) Front Office
6 10 (6.10%) Legal
7 9 (5.49%) Retail
8 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.83%) Retail Banking
10 2 (1.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (59.15%) Analyst
2 90 (54.88%) Business Analyst
3 25 (15.24%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.71%) Developer
4 11 (6.71%) Banking Business Analyst
5 9 (5.49%) Technical Business Analyst
5 9 (5.49%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 7 (4.27%) IT Business Analyst
6 7 (4.27%) Programme Manager
7 6 (3.66%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (3.05%) Senior Business Analyst
8 5 (3.05%) Test Leader
9 4 (2.44%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 4 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
9 4 (2.44%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (2.44%) Financial Business Analyst
10 3 (1.83%) Senior Project Manager
10 3 (1.83%) Contracts Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.71%) FpML
2 9 (5.49%) XML
3 6 (3.66%) .NET
4 4 (2.44%) Spring Integration
4 4 (2.44%) Drools
4 4 (2.44%) Middleware
4 4 (2.44%) Spring
5 3 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (1.22%) AutoMapper
6 2 (1.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.22%) Autofac
6 2 (1.22%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.22%) WCF
6 2 (1.22%) jQuery
6 2 (1.22%) LINQ
6 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.22%) FIXML
6 2 (1.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.61%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 43 (26.22%) Derivative
2 22 (13.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (12.80%) Equities
4 20 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (10.37%) Fixed Income
6 16 (9.76%) Reference Data
7 14 (8.54%) Management Information System
8 10 (6.10%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (6.10%) User Experience
9 7 (4.27%) ASIC
9 7 (4.27%) DTCC
10 6 (3.66%) Swaptions
11 5 (3.05%) Contract for Difference
12 4 (2.44%) SWIFT
12 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
13 2 (1.22%) Credit Risk
13 2 (1.22%) Market Risk
13 2 (1.22%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.05%) UNIX
2 2 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.68%) Business Analysis
2 27 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (15.85%) Project Management
4 23 (14.02%) Workflow
5 22 (13.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (9.76%) Change Management
8 13 (7.93%) Asset Management
9 10 (6.10%) Waterfall
10 9 (5.49%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.49%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.49%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (4.88%) Process Management
11 8 (4.88%) Scrum
12 7 (4.27%) TDD
12 7 (4.27%) Test Management
13 6 (3.66%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.66%) Investment Management
13 6 (3.66%) Data Analysis
14 5 (3.05%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.24%) SQL
2 12 (7.32%) Java
3 7 (4.27%) C#
4 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
4 1 (0.61%) CISA
4 1 (0.61%) CISM
4 1 (0.61%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (55.49%) Dodd-Frank
2 49 (29.88%) MiFID
3 46 (28.05%) FATCA
4 17 (10.37%) QA
5 7 (4.27%) Basel III
6 6 (3.66%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.22%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.61%) SLA
8 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.61%) Basel II
8 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.61%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle
2 15 (9.15%) Calypso
3 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.05%) IBM
4 5 (3.05%) Pega
5 4 (2.44%) Sybase
6 3 (1.83%) HP
7 2 (1.22%) Twitter
7 2 (1.22%) Charles River
8 1 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.61%) SAP
8 1 (0.61%) Misys
8 1 (0.61%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.61%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.61%) CA
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Wall Street Systems
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Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £525 - £575 per day
Posted: 16 days ago