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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 397 314 242
Rank change year-on-year
-83 -72
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 229 312 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.40% 0.59% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 1.89% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 225 365
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£550 £550 £551
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £638 £575
% change year-on-year
-29.41% +10.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £85.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.64% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 -

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
17525 16502 17427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.63% 31.32% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10232 10133
Average daily rate £413 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 720 646 880
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.81 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -27.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 1 October 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 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 1 October 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 -77 225 £550 - 32
London -36 223 £550 - 32
City of London 0 75 £550 - 14
Glasgow - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
North East - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 260 (60.89%) Banking
2 195 (45.67%) Investment Banking
3 165 (38.64%) SQL
4 153 (35.83%) Finance
5 151 (35.36%) Credit Risk
6 123 (28.81%) Risk Management
7 98 (22.95%) Front Office
8 96 (22.48%) C#
9 88 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
10 74 (17.33%) Java
11 71 (16.63%) Business Analysis
12 67 (15.69%) Oracle
13 66 (15.46%) .NET
14 61 (14.29%) Stress Testing
15 58 (13.58%) Degree
16 56 (13.11%) Data Modelling
17 54 (12.65%) Derivative
18 47 (11.01%) SQL Server
19 43 (10.07%) Analytics
19 43 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
20 36 (8.43%) Multithreading
20 36 (8.43%) VBA
20 36 (8.43%) Project Management
21 34 (7.96%) Spring
22 33 (7.73%) Windows
23 32 (7.49%) Maven
23 32 (7.49%) MVC
23 32 (7.49%) Oracle Database
24 31 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
25 30 (7.03%) TDD

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (2.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.17%) IIS
2 5 (1.17%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.94%) Node.js
4 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
6 1 (0.23%) Apache
6 1 (0.23%) GemFire
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.58%) MS Office
3 7 (1.64%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.41%) MS Project
5 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.87%) Adaptiv
2 6 (1.41%) Summit
3 5 (1.17%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.23%) Endur
4 1 (0.23%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.23%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.23%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.23%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.94%) SAN
2 2 (0.47%) NAS
2 2 (0.47%) SSL
2 2 (0.47%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (11.01%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.49%) Oracle Database
3 30 (7.03%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (5.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 17 (3.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 11 (2.58%) OLAP
9 10 (2.34%) QlikView
9 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.87%) MongoDB
11 6 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 5 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.94%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
13 4 (0.94%) Big Data
14 3 (0.70%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.70%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 32 (7.49%) Maven
2 22 (5.15%) Subversion
3 20 (4.68%) JUnit
3 20 (4.68%) TeamCity
4 18 (4.22%) CruiseControl
4 18 (4.22%) JIRA
5 11 (2.58%) Mockito
5 11 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.17%) jMock
7 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.70%) Mocha
8 3 (0.70%) Hudson
8 3 (0.70%) Grunt
9 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.47%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.47%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.47%) Ant
9 2 (0.47%) XMLSpy
9 2 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.47%) Toad
General
1 260 (60.89%) Banking
2 195 (45.67%) Investment Banking
3 153 (35.83%) Finance
4 98 (22.95%) Front Office
5 15 (3.51%) Back Office
6 11 (2.58%) Retail
7 10 (2.34%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.11%) Legal
9 7 (1.64%) Advertising
10 3 (0.70%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.23%) Games
11 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 167 (39.11%) Analyst
2 165 (38.64%) Developer
3 124 (29.04%) Business Analyst
4 75 (17.56%) Market Risk Analyst
5 69 (16.16%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (14.75%) Risk Analyst
7 44 (10.30%) Market Analyst
8 36 (8.43%) Project Manager
9 35 (8.20%) C# Developer
10 32 (7.49%) IT Business Analyst
11 29 (6.79%) Java Developer
12 28 (6.56%) Banking Business Analyst
13 24 (5.62%) Credit Risk Analyst
14 21 (4.92%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
14 21 (4.92%) .NET Developer
15 19 (4.45%) C# .NET Developer
16 15 (3.51%) Senior Developer
17 14 (3.28%) Risk Manager
18 13 (3.04%) SQL Developer
18 13 (3.04%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (15.46%) .NET
2 34 (7.96%) Spring
3 24 (5.62%) Web Services
4 23 (5.39%) WCF
5 19 (4.45%) WPF
5 19 (4.45%) ASP.NET
5 19 (4.45%) XML
6 17 (3.98%) JDBC
6 17 (3.98%) J2EE
7 15 (3.51%) HTML
7 15 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (3.51%) HTML5
8 14 (3.28%) Spring MVC
8 14 (3.28%) Hibernate
9 13 (3.04%) MDX
10 12 (2.81%) .NET Framework
11 8 (1.87%) AngularJS
11 8 (1.87%) STL
12 7 (1.64%) JMS
12 7 (1.64%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 151 (35.36%) Credit Risk
2 54 (12.65%) Derivative
3 43 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (6.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (6.32%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.39%) Equities
6 23 (5.39%) Fixed Income
7 18 (4.22%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.51%) Mathematics
9 14 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
10 11 (2.58%) Management Information System
10 11 (2.58%) Reference Data
11 10 (2.34%) Credit Derivative
12 8 (1.87%) User Experience
12 8 (1.87%) Economics
13 7 (1.64%) Grid Computing
13 7 (1.64%) Wiki
14 6 (1.41%) Hedge funds
15 5 (1.17%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.17%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.73%) Windows
2 22 (5.15%) UNIX
3 19 (4.45%) Linux
4 7 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.17%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.47%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.81%) Risk Management
2 88 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.63%) Business Analysis
4 61 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 56 (13.11%) Data Modelling
6 43 (10.07%) Analytics
7 36 (8.43%) Multithreading
7 36 (8.43%) Project Management
8 32 (7.49%) MVC
9 31 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (7.03%) TDD
11 29 (6.79%) Stakeholder Management
12 27 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (6.32%) ETL
13 26 (6.09%) Low Latency
14 24 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (5.39%) Unit Testing
16 21 (4.92%) OO
16 21 (4.92%) Migration
17 20 (4.68%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 165 (38.64%) SQL
2 96 (22.48%) C#
3 74 (17.33%) Java
4 36 (8.43%) VBA
5 30 (7.03%) C++
6 25 (5.85%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.75%) Python
8 14 (3.28%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.11%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.87%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.64%) VB
12 5 (1.17%) C
12 5 (1.17%) RPG
13 4 (0.94%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.70%) XPath
15 1 (0.23%) NATURAL
15 1 (0.23%) XQuery
15 1 (0.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (13.58%) Degree
2 6 (1.41%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.94%) PhD
3 4 (0.94%) PMP
3 4 (0.94%) ISEB
4 3 (0.70%) MBA
5 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.23%) CCA
6 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.23%) IIBA
6 1 (0.23%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.68%) Basel III
2 17 (3.98%) QA
3 6 (1.41%) Basel II
4 5 (1.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.94%) EMIR
5 4 (0.94%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.94%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.70%) SLA
7 1 (0.23%) COREP
7 1 (0.23%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.47%) HDFS
1 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (2.34%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.70%) Control-M
3 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.47%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (15.69%) Oracle
2 20 (4.68%) Sybase
3 14 (3.28%) Business Objects
4 10 (2.34%) Bloomberg
5 9 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.87%) SunGard
7 5 (1.17%) Reuters
7 5 (1.17%) CA
8 4 (0.94%) Murex
8 4 (0.94%) MicroStrategy
9 3 (0.70%) Cognos
9 3 (0.70%) Tableau
10 2 (0.47%) Altova
10 2 (0.47%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.47%) Vertica
10 2 (0.47%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.47%) Informatica
10 2 (0.47%) Citrix
11 1 (0.23%) IBM
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £11.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
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iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
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