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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 384 392 317
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -75
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 203 176 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.35% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.29% 1.13% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 129 154
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£575 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £460 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £750 £641
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.86% +2.06%
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
15713 15522 13882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.91% 30.65% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9718 9471 8323
Average daily rate £425 £407 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 616 780
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.65 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.65 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 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 16 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 4 March 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 +12 191 £575 -4.16% 32
London +5 190 £575 -4.16% 30
City of London -10 43 £550 -8.33% 16
Scotland -1 10 £400 +8.10%
Glasgow +2 9 £400 +8.10%
Edinburgh - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £500 -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 197 (53.24%) Banking
2 155 (41.89%) SQL
3 151 (40.81%) Finance
4 146 (39.46%) Investment Banking
5 123 (33.24%) Risk Management
6 96 (25.95%) Stress Testing
7 95 (25.68%) Credit Risk
8 74 (20.00%) Java
9 69 (18.65%) Front Office
10 68 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
11 66 (17.84%) Data Modelling
12 64 (17.30%) C#
13 60 (16.22%) .NET
14 53 (14.32%) Degree
15 51 (13.78%) Oracle
16 48 (12.97%) Business Analysis
17 45 (12.16%) SQL Server
18 44 (11.89%) Project Management
19 38 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (9.73%) Integration Testing
20 36 (9.73%) Derivative
21 33 (8.92%) MS Excel
22 29 (7.84%) Multithreading
23 27 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
24 26 (7.03%) VBA
25 25 (6.76%) Big Data
26 24 (6.49%) Fixed Income
27 23 (6.22%) Analytics
27 23 (6.22%) Relational Database
28 22 (5.95%) Hadoop

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 13 (3.51%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (0.81%) JBoss
3 2 (0.54%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.54%) SAS
3 2 (0.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (0.54%) Node.js
3 2 (0.54%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.27%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) CMS
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 8 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.89%) MS Office
5 6 (1.62%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.35%) Summit
2 2 (0.54%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.27%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.27%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 25 (6.76%) Big Data
3 23 (6.22%) Relational Database
4 22 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 19 (5.14%) Oracle Database
6 15 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.16%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.62%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.35%) Impala
10 5 (1.35%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.35%) QlikView
10 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.35%) OLAP
10 5 (1.35%) MS Access
11 4 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
12 3 (0.81%) HBase
12 3 (0.81%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (4.59%) CruiseControl
2 14 (3.78%) Subversion
3 12 (3.24%) Maven
3 12 (3.24%) JIRA
4 11 (2.97%) TeamCity
5 10 (2.70%) Hudson
6 7 (1.89%) Ant
6 7 (1.89%) JUnit
7 6 (1.62%) jMock
7 6 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.08%) NUnit
10 3 (0.81%) Mockito
10 3 (0.81%) ClearCase
11 2 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.54%) Mocha
11 2 (0.54%) Grunt
11 2 (0.54%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.27%) Artifactory
General
1 197 (53.24%) Banking
2 151 (40.81%) Finance
3 146 (39.46%) Investment Banking
4 69 (18.65%) Front Office
5 16 (4.32%) Retail
6 10 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.89%) Legal
8 6 (1.62%) Back Office
9 5 (1.35%) Games
10 2 (0.54%) Advertising
10 2 (0.54%) French Language
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 163 (44.05%) Analyst
2 131 (35.41%) Business Analyst
3 125 (33.78%) Developer
4 89 (24.05%) Market Risk Analyst
5 79 (21.35%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 68 (18.38%) Risk Analyst
7 53 (14.32%) Market Analyst
8 45 (12.16%) Banking Business Analyst
9 40 (10.81%) IT Business Analyst
10 31 (8.38%) Java Developer
11 26 (7.03%) C# Developer
12 24 (6.49%) Project Manager
13 23 (6.22%) Senior Developer
14 17 (4.59%) Architect
14 17 (4.59%) Credit Risk Analyst
15 16 (4.32%) .NET Developer
16 12 (3.24%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
17 11 (2.97%) C# .NET Developer
17 11 (2.97%) Risk Manager
18 10 (2.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (16.22%) .NET
2 18 (4.86%) WPF
3 17 (4.59%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.32%) WCF
5 14 (3.78%) Spring
6 13 (3.51%) J2EE
7 12 (3.24%) HTML
7 12 (3.24%) HTML5
8 11 (2.97%) CSS
8 11 (2.97%) JMS
9 10 (2.70%) Web Services
10 9 (2.43%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (2.43%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.89%) REST
11 7 (1.89%) Spring MVC
11 7 (1.89%) JDBC
12 6 (1.62%) Akka
13 5 (1.35%) Hibernate
13 5 (1.35%) XML
14 4 (1.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 95 (25.68%) Credit Risk
2 38 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (9.73%) Derivative
4 27 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (6.49%) Fixed Income
6 22 (5.95%) Equities
7 12 (3.24%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.70%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.70%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.70%) User Experience
9 8 (2.16%) Grid Computing
10 7 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (1.89%) Economics
11 6 (1.62%) Reference Data
12 5 (1.35%) Client/Server
13 4 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 4 (1.08%) Replication
14 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
14 2 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.51%) UNIX
2 12 (3.24%) Windows
3 8 (2.16%) Linux
4 4 (1.08%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.08%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.54%) Solaris
5 2 (0.54%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (33.24%) Risk Management
2 96 (25.95%) Stress Testing
3 68 (18.38%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (17.84%) Data Modelling
5 48 (12.97%) Business Analysis
6 44 (11.89%) Project Management
7 36 (9.73%) Integration Testing
8 29 (7.84%) Multithreading
9 23 (6.22%) Analytics
10 22 (5.95%) UML
11 21 (5.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (5.41%) OO
12 20 (5.41%) ETL
13 19 (5.14%) MVC
14 18 (4.86%) Validation
15 17 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (4.59%) Monte Carlo Method
16 16 (4.32%) Migration
17 15 (4.05%) Data Management
18 14 (3.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 155 (41.89%) SQL
2 74 (20.00%) Java
3 64 (17.30%) C#
4 26 (7.03%) VBA
5 19 (5.14%) C++
6 15 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 14 (3.78%) Scala
8 10 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.43%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.35%) C
11 4 (1.08%) Korn
12 3 (0.81%) Python
12 3 (0.81%) VB
12 3 (0.81%) Perl
13 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.27%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (14.32%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) ISEB
2 2 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (0.54%) IIBA
2 2 (0.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) VCP4
3 1 (0.27%) MBA
3 1 (0.27%) CFA
3 1 (0.27%) PhD
3 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.27%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.70%) Basel III
2 5 (1.35%) QA
3 4 (1.08%) Basel II
4 3 (0.81%) EMIR
4 3 (0.81%) CRD IV
4 3 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.08%) Apache Flume
1 4 (1.08%) HDFS
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (0.54%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Control-M
2 4 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.08%) SCCM
3 3 (0.81%) Oozie
4 2 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (0.54%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 51 (13.78%) Oracle
2 21 (5.68%) Sybase
3 16 (4.32%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.32%) Murex
4 8 (2.16%) Business Objects
5 7 (1.89%) Informatica
6 5 (1.35%) Bloomberg
7 4 (1.08%) BT
8 3 (0.81%) Reuters
9 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.54%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.54%) Tableau
10 1 (0.27%) Platfora
10 1 (0.27%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.27%) Cloudera
10 1 (0.27%) Splunk
10 1 (0.27%) Vertica
10 1 (0.27%) Datameer
10 1 (0.27%) Hadapt
10 1 (0.27%) MapR
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iKonnect
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Rate: £575 - £610 per day
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £700.00 per day
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Rate: £450.00 - £525.00 per day
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