The table below looks at the statistics for IAS 39 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited IAS 39 over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IAS 39 Financial Instruments: Recognition and Measurement
Rank 641 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing IAS 39 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.041% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
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
4921 5102 5003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.18% 9.41% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3142 3264 3066
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 169 233
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.32% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £12.18 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £58.50 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

IAS 39
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing IAS 39 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

IAS 39 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IAS 39
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK.

IAS 39 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

IAS 39
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing IAS 39 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 - 2 £475 -
London - 1 £475 -
North West - 1 - -

IAS 39
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing IAS 39 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 IAS 39.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (75.00%) Basel II
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
5 1 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (12.50%) Retail
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) SPSS
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management

IAS 39
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Finance Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Report Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) SQL BI Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Treasury Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Validation Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) Basel II