The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Market Risk over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 374 293 242
Rank change year-on-year
-81 -51
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 238 321 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.42% 0.60% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 2.30% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 224 346
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £525
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £85.00 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 £72.50
% change year-on-year
- +17.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14390 13929 14463
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.53% 26.13% 24.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8615 8533 8398
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 619 621 795
Average hourly rate £18.53 £19.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Market Risk
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Market Risk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Market Risk
Daily Rate Trend

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

Market Risk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Market Risk
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Market Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Market Risk Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Market Risk
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk within the UK.

Market Risk Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Market Risk
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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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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 -77 235 £550 - 53
London -31 233 £550 - 51
City of London -8 79 £550 - 28
Canary Wharf +19 5 £400 -13.51%
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - - - -
South East - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
Scotland - - - -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 253 (59.95%) Banking
2 197 (46.68%) Investment Banking
3 170 (40.28%) Credit Risk
4 169 (40.05%) SQL
5 161 (38.15%) Finance
6 122 (28.91%) Risk Management
7 108 (25.59%) Front Office
8 98 (23.22%) C#
9 68 (16.11%) Derivative
10 65 (15.40%) Java
11 64 (15.17%) Oracle
12 62 (14.69%) Business Analysis
13 61 (14.45%) .NET
13 61 (14.45%) Data Modelling
14 57 (13.51%) Degree
15 53 (12.56%) Stress Testing
16 49 (11.61%) Analytics
17 48 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
18 46 (10.90%) SQL Server
19 37 (8.77%) Project Management
20 35 (8.29%) VBA
20 35 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
21 34 (8.06%) Multithreading
22 33 (7.82%) C++
22 33 (7.82%) TDD
22 33 (7.82%) Spring
23 32 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
23 32 (7.58%) Oracle Database
24 31 (7.35%) Maven
24 31 (7.35%) Windows

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (1.90%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.18%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.18%) IIS
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.95%) Node.js
3 4 (0.95%) GemFire
4 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Documentum
5 1 (0.24%) Apache
5 1 (0.24%) SAS
5 1 (0.24%) FileNet
Applications
1 23 (5.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.61%) MS Office
3 7 (1.66%) MS Project
4 6 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.95%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.95%) SAN
2 2 (0.47%) SSL
2 2 (0.47%) FTP
2 2 (0.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 35 (8.29%) Data Warehouse
3 32 (7.58%) Oracle Database
4 26 (6.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (4.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.08%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.84%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.13%) QlikView
8 9 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.66%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.66%) OLAP
11 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.95%) Sybase IQ
12 4 (0.95%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.71%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 31 (7.35%) Maven
2 21 (4.98%) JUnit
3 20 (4.74%) JIRA
3 20 (4.74%) TeamCity
4 17 (4.03%) Subversion
5 15 (3.55%) CruiseControl
6 11 (2.61%) Git (software)
7 9 (2.13%) Mockito
8 5 (1.18%) jMock
9 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.71%) Grunt
10 3 (0.71%) Hudson
10 3 (0.71%) Mocha
11 2 (0.47%) XMLSpy
11 2 (0.47%) Toad
11 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.24%) Selenium
General
1 253 (59.95%) Banking
2 197 (46.68%) Investment Banking
3 161 (38.15%) Finance
4 108 (25.59%) Front Office
5 16 (3.79%) Back Office
6 10 (2.37%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.90%) Legal
8 7 (1.66%) Retail
9 6 (1.42%) Advertising
10 3 (0.71%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 172 (40.76%) Analyst
2 162 (38.39%) Developer
3 114 (27.01%) Business Analyst
4 66 (15.64%) Market Risk Analyst
5 59 (13.98%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 54 (12.80%) Risk Analyst
7 40 (9.48%) Project Manager
8 39 (9.24%) C# Developer
9 34 (8.06%) Market Analyst
10 29 (6.87%) IT Business Analyst
11 27 (6.40%) Java Developer
12 26 (6.16%) Banking Business Analyst
13 19 (4.50%) .NET Developer
14 18 (4.27%) Data Analyst
14 18 (4.27%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 16 (3.79%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
15 16 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (3.55%) SQL Developer
17 14 (3.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
18 13 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (14.45%) .NET
2 33 (7.82%) Spring
3 22 (5.21%) Web Services
3 22 (5.21%) XML
4 21 (4.98%) WCF
5 18 (4.27%) ASP.NET
6 17 (4.03%) J2EE
7 15 (3.55%) HTML5
7 15 (3.55%) WPF
7 15 (3.55%) HTML
7 15 (3.55%) JDBC
8 13 (3.08%) Spring MVC
8 13 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.08%) Hibernate
9 12 (2.84%) MDX
10 11 (2.61%) LINQ
11 10 (2.37%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.90%) STL
12 8 (1.90%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.66%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 170 (40.28%) Credit Risk
2 68 (16.11%) Derivative
3 28 (6.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (5.92%) Fixed Income
5 24 (5.69%) Computer Science
6 20 (4.74%) Equity Derivative
7 19 (4.50%) Equities
8 15 (3.55%) Credit Derivative
9 12 (2.84%) Mathematics
10 10 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 10 (2.37%) Reference Data
11 9 (2.13%) Economics
12 8 (1.90%) Statistics
13 7 (1.66%) Wiki
13 7 (1.66%) SWIFT
14 6 (1.42%) Grid Computing
15 5 (1.18%) iSeries
15 5 (1.18%) Hedge funds
16 3 (0.71%) Physics
17 2 (0.47%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.35%) Windows
2 23 (5.45%) UNIX
3 19 (4.50%) Linux
4 7 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.18%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.47%) SUSE
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (28.91%) Risk Management
2 62 (14.69%) Business Analysis
3 61 (14.45%) Data Modelling
4 53 (12.56%) Stress Testing
5 49 (11.61%) Analytics
6 48 (11.37%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (8.77%) Project Management
8 34 (8.06%) Multithreading
9 33 (7.82%) TDD
10 32 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (6.87%) MVC
12 26 (6.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (6.16%) Low Latency
13 25 (5.92%) Data Analysis
14 24 (5.69%) ETL
14 24 (5.69%) Risk Analytics
15 22 (5.21%) Migration
15 22 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (4.98%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 169 (40.05%) SQL
2 98 (23.22%) C#
3 65 (15.40%) Java
4 35 (8.29%) VBA
5 33 (7.82%) C++
6 27 (6.40%) PL/SQL
7 17 (4.03%) Python
8 14 (3.32%) JavaScript
9 10 (2.37%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.13%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.66%) VB
12 5 (1.18%) RPG
13 4 (0.95%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.71%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.71%) XPath
15 2 (0.47%) C
16 1 (0.24%) Groovy
16 1 (0.24%) VBScript
16 1 (0.24%) Perl
16 1 (0.24%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (13.51%) Degree
2 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.95%) ISEB
3 4 (0.95%) PhD
4 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.71%) PMP
4 3 (0.71%) MBA
5 1 (0.24%) IIBA
5 1 (0.24%) CBAP
5 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.24%) CCA
5 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.45%) Basel III
2 20 (4.74%) QA
3 11 (2.61%) Basel II
4 7 (1.66%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (1.18%) EMIR
6 4 (0.95%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.71%) SLA
8 2 (0.47%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.24%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.24%) COREP
9 1 (0.24%) FINREP
9 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.47%) HDFS
2 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.71%) Control-M
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 64 (15.17%) Oracle
2 16 (3.79%) Sybase
3 15 (3.55%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.61%) SunGard
5 10 (2.37%) Business Objects
6 8 (1.90%) Bloomberg
7 7 (1.66%) CA
8 6 (1.42%) Murex
8 6 (1.42%) HP
9 5 (1.18%) Reuters
10 3 (0.71%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.71%) DataSynapse
10 3 (0.71%) Tableau
10 3 (0.71%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.71%) Pegasus
11 2 (0.47%) Perforce
11 2 (0.47%) Calypso
11 2 (0.47%) Informatica
11 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.47%) Citrix
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