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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 432 420 282
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -138
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 168 177 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.33% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 1.06% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 136 211
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£600 £535 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £424 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £638 £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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 19 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 29 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -36 158 £600 +12.14% 35
London -2 154 £600 +12.14% 35
City of London +2 47 £600 +9.09% 10
Docklands, London +3 5 £613 - 2
Scotland -1 4 £375 -46.42% 1
Canary Wharf -7 3 £500 -23.07%
Glasgow -5 2 £400 -
South East - 2 £600 -
Northampton +3 1 £550 -2.65%
Northamptonshire -1 1 £550 -2.65%
East Midlands -1 1 £550 -2.65%
Yorkshire -19 1 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £305 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Stirling - 1 £375 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £600 -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 210 (56.45%) Banking
2 157 (42.20%) Investment Banking
3 155 (41.67%) Finance
4 134 (36.02%) SQL
5 131 (35.22%) Risk Management
6 90 (24.19%) Credit Risk
7 89 (23.92%) Java
8 80 (21.51%) Stress Testing
9 61 (16.40%) Front Office
10 60 (16.13%) Data Modelling
11 56 (15.05%) Degree
12 55 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (14.52%) Project Management
14 45 (12.10%) C#
14 45 (12.10%) SQL Server
15 44 (11.83%) SDLC
16 43 (11.56%) Oracle
17 38 (10.22%) Business Analysis
18 36 (9.68%) MS Excel
19 32 (8.60%) C++
19 32 (8.60%) VBA
20 31 (8.33%) .NET
21 30 (8.06%) Integration Testing
22 29 (7.80%) Hadoop
22 29 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
22 29 (7.80%) Derivative
23 28 (7.53%) Big Data
24 27 (7.26%) OO
25 26 (6.99%) Maven
25 26 (6.99%) Multithreading

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 14 (3.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (2.96%) Node.js
3 5 (1.34%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.08%) SAS
4 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.27%) GemFire
6 1 (0.27%) Confluence
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.27%) CMS
6 1 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.27%) JBoss
6 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 36 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.76%) MS Office
3 9 (2.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (2.15%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.81%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.81%) FTP
2 1 (0.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.10%) SQL Server
2 29 (7.80%) Hadoop
3 28 (7.53%) Big Data
4 24 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 13 (3.49%) Oracle Database
5 13 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 10 (2.69%) OLAP
6 10 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (1.88%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.88%) Impala
9 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.34%) MS Access
11 4 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.08%) HBase
11 4 (1.08%) QlikView
12 3 (0.81%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 26 (6.99%) Maven
2 12 (3.23%) JUnit
2 12 (3.23%) JIRA
2 12 (3.23%) Subversion
3 9 (2.42%) TeamCity
3 9 (2.42%) Mocha
3 9 (2.42%) Jasmine
3 9 (2.42%) Grunt
4 5 (1.34%) jMock
4 5 (1.34%) CruiseControl
5 4 (1.08%) Hudson
6 1 (0.27%) Selenium
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.27%) Mockito
6 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 210 (56.45%) Banking
2 157 (42.20%) Investment Banking
3 155 (41.67%) Finance
4 61 (16.40%) Front Office
5 11 (2.96%) Legal
5 11 (2.96%) Financial Institution
6 9 (2.42%) Retail
6 9 (2.42%) Back Office
7 5 (1.34%) Games
8 2 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 152 (40.86%) Analyst
2 134 (36.02%) Developer
3 110 (29.57%) Business Analyst
4 81 (21.77%) Market Risk Analyst
5 69 (18.55%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 66 (17.74%) Risk Analyst
7 49 (13.17%) Market Analyst
8 44 (11.83%) Project Manager
9 41 (11.02%) Banking Business Analyst
10 37 (9.95%) Java Developer
11 35 (9.41%) IT Business Analyst
12 25 (6.72%) Senior Developer
13 19 (5.11%) Risk Manager
14 16 (4.30%) Architect
15 15 (4.03%) C# Developer
16 14 (3.76%) Scala Developer
17 12 (3.23%) Credit Risk Analyst
18 10 (2.69%) VBA Developer
18 10 (2.69%) Credit Risk Project Manager
19 8 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.33%) .NET
2 25 (6.72%) Spring
3 19 (5.11%) HTML
3 19 (5.11%) HTML5
4 15 (4.03%) Web Services
5 14 (3.76%) CSS
6 13 (3.49%) ASP.NET
7 12 (3.23%) JMS
7 12 (3.23%) Akka
8 11 (2.96%) J2EE
9 10 (2.69%) RESTful
10 9 (2.42%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.42%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (2.15%) MDX
11 8 (2.15%) Spring MVC
11 8 (2.15%) WPF
12 7 (1.88%) WCF
12 7 (1.88%) REST
12 7 (1.88%) Ajax
13 6 (1.61%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 90 (24.19%) Credit Risk
2 29 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (7.80%) Derivative
3 19 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (5.11%) Fixed Income
4 11 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.96%) Equities
5 9 (2.42%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.15%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (1.88%) Grid Computing
8 6 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 6 (1.61%) User Experience
9 4 (1.08%) Replication
10 3 (0.81%) Physics
10 3 (0.81%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.81%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (0.81%) Statistics
10 3 (0.81%) PMI
11 2 (0.54%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.57%) UNIX
2 13 (3.49%) Linux
3 10 (2.69%) Windows
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (35.22%) Risk Management
2 80 (21.51%) Stress Testing
3 60 (16.13%) Data Modelling
4 55 (14.78%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (14.52%) Project Management
6 44 (11.83%) SDLC
7 38 (10.22%) Business Analysis
8 30 (8.06%) Integration Testing
9 27 (7.26%) OO
10 26 (6.99%) Multithreading
11 20 (5.38%) UML
12 18 (4.84%) TDD
13 17 (4.57%) Validation
13 17 (4.57%) Analytics
14 16 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (4.30%) Data Management
15 15 (4.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (4.03%) MVC
16 14 (3.76%) Monte Carlo Method
17 13 (3.49%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 134 (36.02%) SQL
2 89 (23.92%) Java
3 45 (12.10%) C#
4 32 (8.60%) C++
4 32 (8.60%) VBA
5 19 (5.11%) JavaScript
5 19 (5.11%) Scala
6 16 (4.30%) Python
7 9 (2.42%) Perl
7 9 (2.42%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 6 (1.61%) PHP
9 5 (1.34%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.81%) Korn
10 3 (0.81%) C
10 3 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.54%) VB
11 2 (0.54%) R
11 2 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (15.05%) Degree
2 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
3 3 (0.81%) IIBA
4 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.27%) CFA
5 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.27%) MCT
5 1 (0.27%) CIMA
5 1 (0.27%) MBA
5 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.27%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.27%) PMP
5 1 (0.27%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.96%) Basel III
2 9 (2.42%) QA
3 5 (1.34%) COREP
3 5 (1.34%) FINREP
4 4 (1.08%) Basel II
4 4 (1.08%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.54%) MiFID
6 2 (0.54%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (1.61%) HDFS
1 6 (1.61%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.27%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.34%) Oozie
2 2 (0.54%) Control-M
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 43 (11.56%) Oracle
2 22 (5.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.76%) Murex
4 12 (3.23%) Sybase
5 6 (1.61%) BT
6 4 (1.08%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.81%) DataSynapse
7 3 (0.81%) Reuters
8 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.54%) Informatica
8 2 (0.54%) Calypso
8 2 (0.54%) Tableau
8 2 (0.54%) Vertica
8 2 (0.54%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.27%) Actian
9 1 (0.27%) SAP
9 1 (0.27%) Misys
9 1 (0.27%) IBM
9 1 (0.27%) Infragistics
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