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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Market Risk
Rank 433 419 286
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -133
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 167 183 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.34% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 1.08% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 135 185
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£595 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £783 £575
% change year-on-year
-34.50% +36.08%
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
16804 16921 14747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.19% 31.06% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10336 10429 8788
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 653 673
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.54 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 18 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 27 April 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 -21 156 £600 +9.83% 21
London -31 152 £600 +10.59% 20
City of London -6 40 £600 +9.09% 6
Docklands, London +6 7 £605 - 3
Scotland +3 4 £400 -60.00%
Glasgow -2 4 £400 -
Canary Wharf -6 2 £550 -15.38%
South East - 2 £500 - 1
East Midlands -4 1 £550 -2.65%
Northampton -5 1 £550 -2.65%
Northamptonshire -9 1 £550 -2.65%
South Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
Redhill - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £500 -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 180 (54.05%) Banking
2 135 (40.54%) Investment Banking
3 132 (39.64%) SQL
4 131 (39.34%) Finance
5 115 (34.53%) Risk Management
6 79 (23.72%) Credit Risk
7 77 (23.12%) Stress Testing
8 70 (21.02%) Java
9 57 (17.12%) Data Modelling
10 54 (16.22%) Front Office
10 54 (16.22%) Degree
11 52 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (15.32%) C#
13 49 (14.71%) Project Management
14 44 (13.21%) Oracle
14 44 (13.21%) SQL Server
15 40 (12.01%) .NET
16 37 (11.11%) MS Excel
17 36 (10.81%) Business Analysis
18 32 (9.61%) Integration Testing
19 31 (9.31%) Derivative
20 30 (9.01%) Big Data
21 29 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
22 28 (8.41%) Hadoop
23 26 (7.81%) C++
23 26 (7.81%) Multithreading
24 24 (7.21%) Relational Database
25 23 (6.91%) VBA
25 23 (6.91%) OO
25 23 (6.91%) Microsoft

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (3.30%) Oracle Coherence
2 6 (1.80%) Node.js
3 5 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.50%) WebLogic
4 4 (1.20%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.90%) SAS
6 2 (0.60%) JBoss
6 2 (0.60%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.30%) GemFire
7 1 (0.30%) Apache
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.30%) CMS
7 1 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.30%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.40%) MS Office
4 7 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.10%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Summit
2 1 (0.30%) SAP Bank Analyzer
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (0.30%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.90%) FTP
2 1 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.01%) Big Data
3 28 (8.41%) Hadoop
4 24 (7.21%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.20%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.60%) RDBMS
7 11 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.40%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.40%) Impala
9 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.80%) MS Access
9 6 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.50%) HBase
11 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.90%) QlikView
12 3 (0.90%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 12 (3.60%) Maven
1 12 (3.60%) JIRA
2 11 (3.30%) Subversion
3 10 (3.00%) TeamCity
4 6 (1.80%) JUnit
5 5 (1.50%) CruiseControl
6 4 (1.20%) jMock
6 4 (1.20%) Mocha
6 4 (1.20%) Hudson
6 4 (1.20%) Jasmine
6 4 (1.20%) Grunt
7 2 (0.60%) Mockito
7 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.60%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.30%) Moq
8 1 (0.30%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.30%) Selenium
8 1 (0.30%) Ant
General
1 180 (54.05%) Banking
2 135 (40.54%) Investment Banking
3 131 (39.34%) Finance
4 54 (16.22%) Front Office
5 13 (3.90%) Retail
6 10 (3.00%) Legal
7 5 (1.50%) Games
7 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.20%) Back Office
9 2 (0.60%) French Language
10 1 (0.30%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 142 (42.64%) Analyst
2 110 (33.03%) Developer
3 106 (31.83%) Business Analyst
4 74 (22.22%) Market Risk Analyst
5 64 (19.22%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 61 (18.32%) Risk Analyst
7 42 (12.61%) Market Analyst
8 40 (12.01%) Banking Business Analyst
9 35 (10.51%) IT Business Analyst
10 33 (9.91%) Project Manager
11 27 (8.11%) Java Developer
12 22 (6.61%) Senior Developer
13 20 (6.01%) C# Developer
14 15 (4.50%) Risk Manager
15 14 (4.20%) Architect
16 11 (3.30%) Credit Risk Analyst
17 10 (3.00%) Scala Developer
18 9 (2.70%) .NET Developer
19 7 (2.10%) SQL Developer
19 7 (2.10%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.01%) .NET
2 16 (4.80%) HTML
2 16 (4.80%) HTML5
3 14 (4.20%) Spring
4 13 (3.90%) WPF
4 13 (3.90%) ASP.NET
5 12 (3.60%) J2EE
5 12 (3.60%) WCF
6 11 (3.30%) CSS
6 11 (3.30%) JMS
7 8 (2.40%) Web Services
7 8 (2.40%) Akka
8 7 (2.10%) Spring MVC
9 6 (1.80%) XBRL
9 6 (1.80%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (1.50%) REST
10 5 (1.50%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.20%) JDBC
11 4 (1.20%) XML
11 4 (1.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.72%) Credit Risk
2 31 (9.31%) Derivative
3 29 (8.71%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (6.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (6.31%) Fixed Income
5 14 (4.20%) Equities
6 12 (3.60%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.70%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (2.40%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.40%) Grid Computing
8 8 (2.40%) Management Information System
9 7 (2.10%) User Experience
10 5 (1.50%) Replication
10 5 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (0.90%) Economics
11 3 (0.90%) Physics
11 3 (0.90%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.60%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.60%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.60%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.20%) UNIX
2 13 (3.90%) Linux
3 12 (3.60%) Windows
4 4 (1.20%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.20%) Windows XP
4 4 (1.20%) Windows Vista
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (34.53%) Risk Management
2 77 (23.12%) Stress Testing
3 57 (17.12%) Data Modelling
4 52 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (14.71%) Project Management
6 36 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 32 (9.61%) Integration Testing
8 26 (7.81%) Multithreading
9 23 (6.91%) OO
10 20 (6.01%) UML
11 19 (5.71%) Analytics
12 18 (5.41%) Validation
13 16 (4.80%) MVC
13 16 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (4.20%) Monte Carlo Method
15 13 (3.90%) TDD
15 13 (3.90%) Data Management
16 12 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
17 11 (3.30%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 132 (39.64%) SQL
2 70 (21.02%) Java
3 51 (15.32%) C#
4 26 (7.81%) C++
5 23 (6.91%) VBA
6 17 (5.11%) JavaScript
7 16 (4.80%) Scala
8 10 (3.00%) Python
9 8 (2.40%) T-SQL
10 7 (2.10%) Perl
10 7 (2.10%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.80%) PHP
11 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.90%) Korn
12 3 (0.90%) C
13 2 (0.60%) XPath
13 2 (0.60%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.60%) VB
14 1 (0.30%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (16.22%) Degree
2 3 (0.90%) IIBA
3 2 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.30%) MCT
4 1 (0.30%) PhD
4 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.30%) PMP
4 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.30%) MBA
4 1 (0.30%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.70%) Basel III
2 8 (2.40%) QA
3 5 (1.50%) Basel II
3 5 (1.50%) COREP
3 5 (1.50%) FINREP
4 3 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.60%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.60%) EMIR
5 2 (0.60%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (2.10%) HDFS
2 6 (1.80%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.30%) GridGain
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (1.50%) Oozie
2 4 (1.20%) SCCM
3 3 (0.90%) Control-M
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.30%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 44 (13.21%) Oracle
2 23 (6.91%) Microsoft
3 14 (4.20%) Murex
4 13 (3.90%) Sybase
5 6 (1.80%) BT
6 3 (0.90%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (0.60%) Calypso
7 2 (0.60%) Informatica
7 2 (0.60%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.60%) Reuters
7 2 (0.60%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.60%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.60%) Tableau
7 2 (0.60%) Vertica
8 1 (0.30%) Hortonworks
8 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.30%) Datameer
8 1 (0.30%) Hadapt
8 1 (0.30%) MapR
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