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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 414 351 323
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -28
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 165 216 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.44% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 1.44% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 180 167
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£550 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £750 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +13.10%
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
15163 14956 13365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.90% 30.70% 29.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9582 9248 8000
Average daily rate £418 £404 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% +0.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 599 618 798
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -73 154 £555 -7.50% 33
London -44 153 £555 -7.50% 32
City of London -48 35 £575 -4.16% 12
Scotland 0 11 £400 +8.10% 1
Glasgow +3 10 £400 +8.10%
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 213 (55.61%) Banking
2 156 (40.73%) Investment Banking
3 153 (39.95%) SQL
4 147 (38.38%) Finance
5 111 (28.98%) Risk Management
6 104 (27.15%) Credit Risk
7 88 (22.98%) Stress Testing
8 79 (20.63%) C#
9 71 (18.54%) Front Office
9 71 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (18.28%) Java
11 63 (16.45%) Data Modelling
12 61 (15.93%) Business Analysis
13 59 (15.40%) .NET
14 57 (14.88%) Degree
15 50 (13.05%) Oracle
16 44 (11.49%) SQL Server
17 42 (10.97%) Project Management
18 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
19 37 (9.66%) Derivative
20 35 (9.14%) VBA
21 33 (8.62%) MS Excel
21 33 (8.62%) Integration Testing
22 29 (7.57%) Multithreading
23 28 (7.31%) Equities
24 26 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
25 25 (6.53%) ETL
25 25 (6.53%) OO
25 25 (6.53%) Analytics
26 24 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (1.83%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.78%) JBoss
2 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.52%) SAS
3 2 (0.52%) Apache
3 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.52%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.26%) Confluence
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.26%) IIS
4 1 (0.26%) CMS
Applications
1 33 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.87%) MS Visio
2 11 (2.87%) MS Office
3 9 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.57%) MS Project
5 4 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (1.57%) Summit
2 2 (0.52%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Bank Analyzer
3 1 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.26%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.26%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.78%) FTP
2 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (11.49%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.74%) Big Data
3 20 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (5.22%) Relational Database
4 19 (4.96%) Hadoop
5 18 (4.70%) Oracle Database
6 13 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (2.35%) QlikView
9 7 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.83%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.57%) OLAP
11 5 (1.31%) MS Access
11 5 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.04%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.04%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (1.04%) Impala
13 3 (0.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 3 (0.78%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (5.22%) CruiseControl
2 15 (3.92%) Subversion
2 15 (3.92%) Maven
2 15 (3.92%) TeamCity
3 12 (3.13%) JUnit
4 8 (2.09%) JIRA
4 8 (2.09%) Hudson
5 7 (1.83%) Mockito
5 7 (1.83%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.83%) Ant
6 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.31%) jMock
7 4 (1.04%) NUnit
8 3 (0.78%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.26%) ERwin
10 1 (0.26%) ProC
10 1 (0.26%) Toad
10 1 (0.26%) Moq
10 1 (0.26%) Artifactory
General
1 213 (55.61%) Banking
2 156 (40.73%) Investment Banking
3 147 (38.38%) Finance
4 71 (18.54%) Front Office
5 24 (6.27%) Retail
6 12 (3.13%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.61%) Back Office
7 10 (2.61%) Legal
8 4 (1.04%) Games
9 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 161 (42.04%) Analyst
2 135 (35.25%) Business Analyst
3 133 (34.73%) Developer
4 88 (22.98%) Market Risk Analyst
5 81 (21.15%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 66 (17.23%) Risk Analyst
7 52 (13.58%) Market Analyst
8 41 (10.70%) IT Business Analyst
9 39 (10.18%) Banking Business Analyst
10 27 (7.05%) Project Manager
11 26 (6.79%) Java Developer
12 25 (6.53%) C# Developer
13 22 (5.74%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 19 (4.96%) Senior Developer
15 17 (4.44%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
16 16 (4.18%) .NET Developer
17 13 (3.39%) Risk Manager
18 12 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
18 12 (3.13%) Architect
19 10 (2.61%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (15.40%) .NET
2 20 (5.22%) WPF
3 19 (4.96%) Spring
4 18 (4.70%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.44%) J2EE
5 17 (4.44%) WCF
6 13 (3.39%) Web Services
7 11 (2.87%) JMS
7 11 (2.87%) JDBC
8 10 (2.61%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.35%) CSS
10 8 (2.09%) Hibernate
10 8 (2.09%) Spring MVC
11 7 (1.83%) HTML
11 7 (1.83%) HTML5
11 7 (1.83%) REST
12 6 (1.57%) XML
12 6 (1.57%) STL
13 5 (1.31%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 104 (27.15%) Credit Risk
2 39 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (9.66%) Derivative
4 28 (7.31%) Equities
5 24 (6.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 21 (5.48%) Fixed Income
7 20 (5.22%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.87%) User Experience
8 11 (2.87%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.87%) Reference Data
9 10 (2.61%) Mathematics
10 9 (2.35%) Economics
11 8 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
11 8 (2.09%) Grid Computing
12 5 (1.31%) Client/Server
13 3 (0.78%) Replication
13 3 (0.78%) Data Extraction
13 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
14 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.26%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.44%) Windows
2 14 (3.66%) UNIX
3 11 (2.87%) Linux
4 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
4 4 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (28.98%) Risk Management
2 88 (22.98%) Stress Testing
3 71 (18.54%) Agile Software Development
4 63 (16.45%) Data Modelling
5 61 (15.93%) Business Analysis
6 42 (10.97%) Project Management
7 33 (8.62%) Integration Testing
8 29 (7.57%) Multithreading
9 26 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (6.53%) ETL
10 25 (6.53%) OO
10 25 (6.53%) Analytics
11 24 (6.27%) Validation
12 22 (5.74%) Migration
12 22 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (5.48%) MVC
14 19 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (4.44%) UML
16 16 (4.18%) Scrum
17 14 (3.66%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 153 (39.95%) SQL
2 79 (20.63%) C#
3 70 (18.28%) Java
4 35 (9.14%) VBA
5 18 (4.70%) C++
6 12 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.35%) PL/SQL
7 9 (2.35%) Python
8 8 (2.09%) Scala
9 7 (1.83%) Shell Script
9 7 (1.83%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.04%) VB
11 3 (0.78%) C
11 3 (0.78%) Perl
12 2 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.26%) XPath
13 1 (0.26%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.26%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.26%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.26%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 57 (14.88%) Degree
2 3 (0.78%) PMP
2 3 (0.78%) PMI Certification
2 3 (0.78%) MBA
2 3 (0.78%) IIBA
3 2 (0.52%) ISEB
3 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.26%) MCT
4 1 (0.26%) PhD
4 1 (0.26%) CFA
4 1 (0.26%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.66%) QA
2 13 (3.39%) Basel III
3 5 (1.31%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.78%) EMIR
4 3 (0.78%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
4 3 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.78%) Basel II
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.78%) Apache Flume
1 3 (0.78%) HDFS
2 2 (0.52%) GridGain
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.31%) Control-M
3 4 (1.04%) SCCM
4 2 (0.52%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.52%) Oozie
4 2 (0.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 50 (13.05%) Oracle
2 18 (4.70%) Sybase
2 18 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.66%) Murex
4 8 (2.09%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.57%) Informatica
5 6 (1.57%) Bloomberg
6 4 (1.04%) Reuters
6 4 (1.04%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (0.78%) Cognos
8 2 (0.52%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.52%) Tableau
9 1 (0.26%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.26%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.26%) Datameer
9 1 (0.26%) Hadapt
9 1 (0.26%) MapR
9 1 (0.26%) Platfora
9 1 (0.26%) IBM
9 1 (0.26%) SAP
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