The table below looks at the statistics for FATCA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FATCA over the 3 months to 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
Rank 582 484 497
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +13
Contract jobs citing FATCA 31 97 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.69% 2.46% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 85 70
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£550 £550 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.00
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
4464 3949 4595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.79% 7.48% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2714 2330 2560
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 164 242
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -16.66%

FATCA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FATCA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

FATCA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FATCA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FATCA within the UK.

FATCA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FATCA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FATCA within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

FATCA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FATCA
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FATCA within the UK over the 3 months to 12 September 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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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 -85 31 £550 - 3
London -55 25 £600 +9.09% 3
City of London -5 2 £600 +9.09% 3
Leeds - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

FATCA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FATCA 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 FATCA.

1 45 (59.21%) Banking
2 41 (53.95%) Finance
3 22 (28.95%) Investment Banking
4 19 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 18 (23.68%) EMIR
6 15 (19.74%) Dodd-Frank
7 14 (18.42%) Project Management
8 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (11.84%) Change Management
9 9 (11.84%) GAP Analysis
10 8 (10.53%) Legal
10 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
10 8 (10.53%) COREP
10 8 (10.53%) FINREP
11 6 (7.89%) Wealth Management
11 6 (7.89%) Hedge funds
11 6 (7.89%) CIMA
11 6 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (7.89%) ACCA
12 5 (6.58%) UML
12 5 (6.58%) ISEB
12 5 (6.58%) Front Office
12 5 (6.58%) Basel III
12 5 (6.58%) MiFID
13 4 (5.26%) Derivative
13 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.26%) AIFMD
14 3 (3.95%) User Stories

FATCA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FATCA 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 FATCA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.32%) MS Office
2 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Toad
General
1 45 (59.21%) Banking
2 41 (53.95%) Finance
3 22 (28.95%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.53%) Legal
5 5 (6.58%) Front Office
6 3 (3.95%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.95%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (60.53%) Analyst
2 45 (59.21%) Business Analyst
3 18 (23.68%) Project Manager
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Business Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Banking Business Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (3.95%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Programme Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Test Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Consultant
7 2 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.63%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (2.63%) Programme Test Manager
7 2 (2.63%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Hedge funds
2 4 (5.26%) Derivative
3 3 (3.95%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 2 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.32%) User Experience
5 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.32%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 14 (18.42%) Project Management
3 12 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (11.84%) Change Management
4 9 (11.84%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 8 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (7.89%) Wealth Management
7 5 (6.58%) UML
8 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Investment Management
9 3 (3.95%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.95%) User Stories
9 3 (3.95%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.95%) Scrum
10 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.63%) Workflow
10 2 (2.63%) Migration
10 2 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.95%) Java
2 2 (2.63%) SQL
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) ACCA
1 6 (7.89%) CIMA
2 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) PMP
3 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (23.68%) EMIR
2 15 (19.74%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (10.53%) COREP
3 8 (10.53%) FINREP
4 6 (7.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (6.58%) MiFID
5 5 (6.58%) Basel III
6 4 (5.26%) AIFMD
7 3 (3.95%) QA
8 2 (2.63%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (1.32%) Oracle
1 1 (1.32%) HP
1 1 (1.32%) Pega
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