The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 380 293 239
Rank change year-on-year
-87 -54
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 210 309 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.55% 2.28% 3.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 210 356
Average daily rate
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£543 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £555 £375
% change year-on-year
-23.42% +48.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £72.50
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13575 13529 14275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.54% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8238 8164 8195
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £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 546 610 770
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%

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 July 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 23 July 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 -93 207 £543 -1.36% 38
London -48 203 £550 - 36
City of London -8 77 £550 - 20
Birmingham - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 - 1
Scotland - 1 £400 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £425 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Northern Ireland - - - -
South East - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 1

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 223 (56.17%) Banking
2 173 (43.58%) Investment Banking
3 171 (43.07%) Finance
3 171 (43.07%) Credit Risk
4 151 (38.04%) SQL
5 114 (28.72%) Front Office
6 111 (27.96%) Risk Management
7 96 (24.18%) C#
8 73 (18.39%) Derivative
9 62 (15.62%) Oracle
10 59 (14.86%) .NET
11 55 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
12 54 (13.60%) Java
13 53 (13.35%) Data Modelling
14 50 (12.59%) Analytics
15 49 (12.34%) Business Analysis
16 46 (11.59%) Stress Testing
17 45 (11.34%) Degree
18 43 (10.83%) SQL Server
19 38 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
20 37 (9.32%) VBA
20 37 (9.32%) Project Management
21 34 (8.56%) TDD
22 33 (8.31%) C++
23 31 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 30 (7.56%) PL/SQL
25 28 (7.05%) Oracle Database
26 27 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
26 27 (6.80%) Windows
26 27 (6.80%) Fixed Income

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (3.02%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (1.26%) IIS
2 5 (1.26%) MQSeries
3 4 (1.01%) Node.js
3 4 (1.01%) GemFire
4 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.50%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) Documentum
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
6 1 (0.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 24 (6.05%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.76%) MS Office
3 5 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.02%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.26%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.76%) Summit
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.25%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.01%) SAN
2 2 (0.50%) NAS
2 2 (0.50%) FTP
3 1 (0.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 38 (9.57%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (7.05%) Oracle Database
4 23 (5.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 14 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 12 (3.02%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (2.27%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 8 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (1.76%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.51%) OLAP
12 5 (1.26%) QlikView
12 5 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.76%) Big Data
13 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 2 (0.50%) HBase
14 2 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (6.55%) Maven
2 21 (5.29%) JIRA
3 16 (4.03%) JUnit
4 14 (3.53%) TeamCity
5 13 (3.27%) Subversion
6 11 (2.77%) Git (software)
7 10 (2.52%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.26%) Mockito
9 3 (0.76%) Mocha
9 3 (0.76%) jMock
9 3 (0.76%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.76%) Grunt
10 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.50%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.50%) Hudson
10 2 (0.50%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.50%) Toad
10 2 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.50%) XMLSpy
General
1 223 (56.17%) Banking
2 173 (43.58%) Investment Banking
3 171 (43.07%) Finance
4 114 (28.72%) Front Office
5 12 (3.02%) Back Office
6 9 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 8 (2.02%) Legal
8 6 (1.51%) Advertising
9 3 (0.76%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
10 1 (0.25%) Retail
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 171 (43.07%) Analyst
2 153 (38.54%) Developer
3 105 (26.45%) Business Analyst
4 53 (13.35%) Market Risk Analyst
5 44 (11.08%) Risk Analyst
6 43 (10.83%) Market Risk Business Analyst
7 41 (10.33%) C# Developer
8 39 (9.82%) Project Manager
9 25 (6.30%) Banking Business Analyst
10 24 (6.05%) Market Analyst
11 22 (5.54%) IT Business Analyst
11 22 (5.54%) Java Developer
12 20 (5.04%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 20 (5.04%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 18 (4.53%) .NET Developer
13 18 (4.53%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 18 (4.53%) Data Analyst
14 15 (3.78%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
15 14 (3.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (14.86%) .NET
2 21 (5.29%) XML
2 21 (5.29%) Spring
3 19 (4.79%) WCF
4 16 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 15 (3.78%) HTML
5 15 (3.78%) Web Services
5 15 (3.78%) HTML5
6 13 (3.27%) WPF
7 12 (3.02%) MDX
7 12 (3.02%) J2EE
8 11 (2.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (2.77%) LINQ
9 9 (2.27%) .NET Framework
10 8 (2.02%) Spring MVC
10 8 (2.02%) JDBC
10 8 (2.02%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.76%) Hibernate
12 5 (1.26%) ActiveMQ
12 5 (1.26%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 171 (43.07%) Credit Risk
2 73 (18.39%) Derivative
3 31 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (6.80%) Fixed Income
5 22 (5.54%) Equity Derivative
6 17 (4.28%) Equities
6 17 (4.28%) Credit Derivative
6 17 (4.28%) Computer Science
7 11 (2.77%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.77%) Mathematics
8 9 (2.27%) Statistics
9 8 (2.02%) Economics
9 8 (2.02%) Wiki
10 7 (1.76%) SWIFT
11 5 (1.26%) Reference Data
11 5 (1.26%) iSeries
12 4 (1.01%) Grid Computing
13 3 (0.76%) iPad
13 3 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 27 (6.80%) Windows
2 20 (5.04%) UNIX
3 13 (3.27%) Linux
4 8 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.50%) SUSE
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (27.96%) Risk Management
2 55 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (13.35%) Data Modelling
4 50 (12.59%) Analytics
5 49 (12.34%) Business Analysis
6 46 (11.59%) Stress Testing
7 37 (9.32%) Project Management
8 34 (8.56%) TDD
9 27 (6.80%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (5.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (5.79%) Data Analysis
10 23 (5.79%) Risk Analytics
11 22 (5.54%) Multithreading
11 22 (5.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (5.54%) MVC
12 21 (5.29%) ETL
13 20 (5.04%) Greeks
13 20 (5.04%) Low Latency
14 19 (4.79%) Scrum
15 18 (4.53%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 151 (38.04%) SQL
2 96 (24.18%) C#
3 54 (13.60%) Java
4 37 (9.32%) VBA
5 33 (8.31%) C++
6 30 (7.56%) PL/SQL
7 16 (4.03%) Python
8 14 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.27%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.26%) RPG
10 5 (1.26%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.26%) VB
11 4 (1.01%) Groovy
11 4 (1.01%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.50%) C
13 2 (0.50%) XPath
14 1 (0.25%) VBScript
14 1 (0.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (11.34%) Degree
2 5 (1.26%) PhD
2 5 (1.26%) ISEB
3 4 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.76%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.50%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) MBA
6 1 (0.25%) CCA
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.30%) Basel III
2 12 (3.02%) QA
3 10 (2.52%) Basel II
4 8 (2.02%) CRD IV
5 7 (1.76%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (1.26%) EMIR
7 4 (1.01%) SLA
8 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.25%) COREP
9 1 (0.25%) FINREP
9 1 (0.25%) AIFMD
System Software
1 2 (0.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.50%) HDFS
2 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.50%) Puppet
2 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.50%) Control-M
Vendors
1 62 (15.62%) Oracle
2 19 (4.79%) Microsoft
3 15 (3.78%) Sybase
4 12 (3.02%) SunGard
5 10 (2.52%) Business Objects
6 8 (2.02%) Murex
7 7 (1.76%) CA
7 7 (1.76%) Bloomberg
8 6 (1.51%) HP
9 5 (1.26%) Informatica
10 4 (1.01%) Reuters
10 4 (1.01%) Vertica
11 3 (0.76%) DevExpress
11 3 (0.76%) Tableau
11 3 (0.76%) DataSynapse
11 3 (0.76%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.50%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.50%) Perforce
12 2 (0.50%) Ab Initio
12 2 (0.50%) Citrix
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