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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 400 411 293
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -118
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 204 197 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.37% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 1.15% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 156 212
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £544 £575
% change year-on-year
-3.40% -5.47%
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 Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17597 17102 16421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.76% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10983 10536 9717
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 655 709
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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 30 June 2015.

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 11 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 30 June 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 -8 191 £600 +11.11% 27
London -3 190 £600 +11.11% 27
City of London -8 59 £578 +5.00% 18
Docklands, London - 7 £613 -
Scotland +4 6 £388 -44.64% 1
Glasgow -4 3 £400 -
Canary Wharf -7 3 £422 -35.07%
Edinburgh - 2 £403 - 1
Stirling - 1 £375 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £600 -
South East - 1 £600 -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 211 (54.38%) Banking
2 170 (43.81%) Finance
3 157 (40.46%) Investment Banking
4 137 (35.31%) SQL
5 123 (31.70%) Risk Management
6 113 (29.12%) Java
7 106 (27.32%) Credit Risk
8 73 (18.81%) Front Office
9 72 (18.56%) Stress Testing
10 61 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (14.43%) C#
12 53 (13.66%) SQL Server
13 52 (13.40%) Oracle
14 51 (13.14%) Data Modelling
15 48 (12.37%) Degree
16 47 (12.11%) Project Management
17 42 (10.82%) SDLC
18 41 (10.57%) .NET
19 39 (10.05%) Spring
19 39 (10.05%) Maven
20 36 (9.28%) Business Analysis
21 35 (9.02%) C++
22 33 (8.51%) Derivative
22 33 (8.51%) OO
23 31 (7.99%) MS Excel
24 30 (7.73%) VBA
24 30 (7.73%) TDD
25 27 (6.96%) UNIX
25 27 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
26 25 (6.44%) Analytics

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 18 (4.64%) Oracle Coherence
2 12 (3.09%) Node.js
3 8 (2.06%) JBoss
4 6 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.03%) SAS
5 4 (1.03%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.77%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.52%) GemFire
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.26%) IIS
8 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 31 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 15 (3.87%) MS Office
3 13 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.26%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.77%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.66%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.44%) Hadoop
3 21 (5.41%) Big Data
4 20 (5.15%) Relational Database
5 18 (4.64%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.84%) OLAP
9 10 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (2.32%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.55%) MS Access
11 6 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (1.29%) Sybase IQ
13 4 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.03%) Impala
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 4 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
13 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.77%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 39 (10.05%) Maven
2 23 (5.93%) JUnit
3 19 (4.90%) Subversion
4 13 (3.35%) JIRA
5 11 (2.84%) CruiseControl
6 10 (2.58%) Mocha
6 10 (2.58%) Jasmine
6 10 (2.58%) Grunt
7 9 (2.32%) Cucumber
7 9 (2.32%) TeamCity
7 9 (2.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.32%) Mockito
8 7 (1.80%) jMock
9 5 (1.29%) Hudson
9 5 (1.29%) NUnit
9 5 (1.29%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.77%) ERwin
11 1 (0.26%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.26%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 211 (54.38%) Banking
2 170 (43.81%) Finance
3 157 (40.46%) Investment Banking
4 73 (18.81%) Front Office
5 15 (3.87%) Back Office
6 12 (3.09%) Legal
6 12 (3.09%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.29%) Games
7 5 (1.29%) Retail
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 159 (40.98%) Developer
2 141 (36.34%) Analyst
3 98 (25.26%) Business Analyst
4 73 (18.81%) Market Risk Analyst
5 60 (15.46%) Risk Analyst
5 60 (15.46%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 52 (13.40%) Java Developer
7 47 (12.11%) Project Manager
8 46 (11.86%) Market Analyst
9 36 (9.28%) Senior Developer
10 35 (9.02%) Banking Business Analyst
11 26 (6.70%) IT Business Analyst
12 20 (5.15%) Risk Manager
13 19 (4.90%) Architect
14 17 (4.38%) C# Developer
15 15 (3.87%) Scala Developer
16 13 (3.35%) SQL Developer
17 12 (3.09%) Senior Scala Developer
18 11 (2.84%) Senior Java Developer
18 11 (2.84%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (10.57%) .NET
2 39 (10.05%) Spring
3 23 (5.93%) J2EE
4 21 (5.41%) Web Services
5 17 (4.38%) HTML
5 17 (4.38%) HTML5
6 15 (3.87%) ASP.NET
7 13 (3.35%) JMS
7 13 (3.35%) RESTful
8 12 (3.09%) XML
8 12 (3.09%) Akka
9 11 (2.84%) AngularJS
9 11 (2.84%) CSS
10 10 (2.58%) ActiveMQ
10 10 (2.58%) MDX
10 10 (2.58%) Spring MVC
11 9 (2.32%) WPF
12 7 (1.80%) WCF
12 7 (1.80%) Ajax
12 7 (1.80%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 106 (27.32%) Credit Risk
2 33 (8.51%) Derivative
3 27 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (4.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (3.35%) Fixed Income
5 13 (3.35%) Grid Computing
6 9 (2.32%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (2.32%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.32%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.80%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (1.80%) Equities
7 7 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.03%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.03%) Physics
9 3 (0.77%) Statistics
9 3 (0.77%) Replication
9 3 (0.77%) PMI
9 3 (0.77%) User Experience
10 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.52%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.96%) UNIX
2 17 (4.38%) Windows
2 17 (4.38%) Linux
3 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (31.70%) Risk Management
2 72 (18.56%) Stress Testing
3 61 (15.72%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (13.14%) Data Modelling
5 47 (12.11%) Project Management
6 42 (10.82%) SDLC
7 36 (9.28%) Business Analysis
8 33 (8.51%) OO
9 30 (7.73%) TDD
10 25 (6.44%) Integration Testing
10 25 (6.44%) Multithreading
10 25 (6.44%) Analytics
11 23 (5.93%) Data Management
12 21 (5.41%) UML
13 20 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (4.90%) Scrum
15 17 (4.38%) BDD
16 16 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (3.87%) Validation
17 15 (3.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 137 (35.31%) SQL
2 113 (29.12%) Java
3 56 (14.43%) C#
4 35 (9.02%) C++
5 30 (7.73%) VBA
6 24 (6.19%) Python
7 17 (4.38%) Scala
8 16 (4.12%) Perl
9 14 (3.61%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.35%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.32%) Shell Script
12 6 (1.55%) PHP
13 5 (1.29%) MATLAB
14 4 (1.03%) C
14 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.77%) Korn
16 2 (0.52%) XPath
16 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (12.37%) Degree
2 4 (1.03%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.52%) IIBA
4 1 (0.26%) ISEB
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) ACCA
4 1 (0.26%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) QA
1 10 (2.58%) Basel III
2 6 (1.55%) MiFID
3 5 (1.29%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.29%) COREP
3 5 (1.29%) FINREP
4 3 (0.77%) Basel II
5 2 (0.52%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.26%) EMIR
6 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.55%) GridGain
2 4 (1.03%) HDFS
3 3 (0.77%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 7 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.77%) Oozie
2 3 (0.77%) Control-M
3 1 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 52 (13.40%) Oracle
2 24 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.38%) Sybase
4 14 (3.61%) Murex
5 6 (1.55%) BT
6 5 (1.29%) Reuters
7 4 (1.03%) Business Objects
8 3 (0.77%) Calypso
8 3 (0.77%) HP
8 3 (0.77%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.77%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.52%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.52%) Vertica
9 2 (0.52%) Informatica
9 2 (0.52%) SAP
10 1 (0.26%) IBM
10 1 (0.26%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.26%) Tableau
10 1 (0.26%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.26%) Infragistics
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