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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
Rank 631 532 540
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +8
Contract jobs citing EMIR 30 117 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.20% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.60% 2.16% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 92 81
Median daily rate £550 £586 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% +4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £450 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £700 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £575
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
5040 5428 5151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.36% 9.51% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3192 3532 3135
Median daily rate £425 £425 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £597 £600 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 198 210
Median hourly rate £27.81 £22.25 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.98% +8.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.25 £44.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -81 30 £550 -6.38% 16
London -82 28 £550 -6.38% 16
City of London +24 3 £538 -10.41% 9
Sheffield - 1 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £550 -
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
South East - 1 £550 -

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 68 (76.40%) MiFID
2 59 (66.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 58 (65.17%) Banking
4 45 (50.56%) Investment Banking
5 38 (42.70%) Finance
6 17 (19.10%) Business Analysis
6 17 (19.10%) Front Office
6 17 (19.10%) SQL
7 16 (17.98%) Derivative
8 15 (16.85%) FATCA
9 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (15.73%) Summit
9 14 (15.73%) Calypso
10 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (14.61%) SDLC
11 12 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (13.48%) Back Office
12 11 (12.36%) Project Management
13 10 (11.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (11.24%) Market Risk
14 9 (10.11%) Murex
14 9 (10.11%) Equities
14 9 (10.11%) Degree
15 8 (8.99%) Fixed Income
16 7 (7.87%) XML
16 7 (7.87%) QA
16 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
16 7 (7.87%) AIFMD
17 6 (6.74%) Algorithmic Trading
17 6 (6.74%) Hedge funds

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 2 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Summit
2 1 (1.12%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.12%) OLTP
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.62%) JIRA
General
1 58 (65.17%) Banking
2 45 (50.56%) Investment Banking
3 38 (42.70%) Finance
4 17 (19.10%) Front Office
5 12 (13.48%) Back Office
6 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.25%) French Language
7 2 (2.25%) Retail
8 1 (1.12%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (65.17%) Analyst
2 52 (58.43%) Business Analyst
3 20 (22.47%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 18 (20.22%) Project Manager
5 16 (17.98%) Report Analyst
6 14 (15.73%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
7 12 (13.48%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Business IT Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) IT Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) Investment Banking Project Manager
10 5 (5.62%) Architect
11 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
11 4 (4.49%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (4.49%) Programme Manager
12 3 (3.37%) MiFID Project Manager
12 3 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.87%) XML
2 3 (3.37%) .NET
2 3 (3.37%) FIXML
2 3 (3.37%) FpML
2 3 (3.37%) Web Services
3 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.12%) JMS
3 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Derivative
2 10 (11.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (11.24%) Market Risk
3 9 (10.11%) Equities
4 8 (8.99%) Fixed Income
5 6 (6.74%) Hedge funds
6 5 (5.62%) Reference Data
7 4 (4.49%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (3.37%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (2.25%) ASIC
9 2 (2.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
9 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.12%) Data Extraction
10 1 (1.12%) DTCC
10 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) Business Analysis
2 14 (15.73%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.61%) SDLC
3 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (13.48%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (12.36%) Project Management
6 7 (7.87%) Asset Management
7 6 (6.74%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (6.74%) Collateral Management
7 6 (6.74%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (5.62%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 4 (4.49%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.49%) KYC
9 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.37%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Regression Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Risk Management
10 3 (3.37%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) SQL
2 6 (6.74%) Java
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.11%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) ISEB
2 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (76.40%) MiFID
2 59 (66.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (16.85%) FATCA
4 7 (7.87%) AIFMD
4 7 (7.87%) QA
5 2 (2.25%) Basel III
6 1 (1.12%) UCITS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.73%) Calypso
2 9 (10.11%) Murex
3 5 (5.62%) IBM
4 2 (2.25%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.25%) ION Trading
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Sophis
5 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.12%) LexisNexis
5 1 (1.12%) Pega
5 1 (1.12%) SunGard
5 1 (1.12%) Wall Street Systems
Docklands
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
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