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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Market Risk
Rank 395 320 239
Rank change year-on-year
-75 -81
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 222 300 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.39% 0.57% 0.82%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.26% 1.83% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 215 375
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £700 £398
% change year-on-year
-39.28% +76.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £85.00 -
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
17586 16390 17257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.53% 31.06% 29.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10697 10107 9986
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 732 670 874
Average hourly rate £18.73 £18.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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 19 September 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 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 19 September 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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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 -79 218 £550 - 39
London -27 216 £550 - 34
City of London -2 76 £550 - 17
Canary Wharf +27 5 £400 +6.66%
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £425 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
North East - - - - 1
South East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Northern Ireland - - - -

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 250 (60.39%) Banking
2 190 (45.89%) Investment Banking
3 165 (39.86%) SQL
4 153 (36.96%) Credit Risk
5 143 (34.54%) Finance
6 122 (29.47%) Risk Management
7 101 (24.40%) Front Office
8 93 (22.46%) C#
9 90 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
10 72 (17.39%) Java
11 70 (16.91%) Business Analysis
12 67 (16.18%) Oracle
13 60 (14.49%) .NET
13 60 (14.49%) Data Modelling
14 59 (14.25%) Degree
15 56 (13.53%) Derivative
15 56 (13.53%) Stress Testing
16 45 (10.87%) SQL Server
17 41 (9.90%) Analytics
18 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
19 36 (8.70%) Multithreading
19 36 (8.70%) Project Management
20 35 (8.45%) Spring
21 33 (7.97%) Maven
21 33 (7.97%) VBA
22 32 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
22 32 (7.73%) Oracle Database
23 31 (7.49%) Windows
23 31 (7.49%) MVC
24 30 (7.25%) TDD

Market Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (1.21%) IIS
2 5 (1.21%) MQSeries
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (0.97%) Node.js
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.48%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.24%) Apache
6 1 (0.24%) SAS
6 1 (0.24%) GemFire
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (4.83%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.66%) MS Office
3 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.45%) MS Project
4 5 (1.21%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (1.93%) Adaptiv
2 5 (1.21%) Oracle BPM
3 4 (0.97%) Summit
4 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.24%) Endur
4 1 (0.24%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.24%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.24%) Algo Collateral
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.97%) SAN
2 2 (0.48%) NAS
2 2 (0.48%) SSL
2 2 (0.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 32 (7.73%) Oracle Database
3 28 (6.76%) Data Warehouse
4 24 (5.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 16 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (3.14%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (2.42%) QlikView
8 10 (2.42%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (2.17%) OLAP
10 7 (1.69%) MongoDB
10 7 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (0.97%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.97%) Big Data
12 4 (0.97%) Sybase IQ
12 4 (0.97%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 33 (7.97%) Maven
2 21 (5.07%) JUnit
3 20 (4.83%) TeamCity
4 19 (4.59%) JIRA
4 19 (4.59%) Subversion
5 18 (4.35%) CruiseControl
6 11 (2.66%) Mockito
6 11 (2.66%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.45%) jMock
8 4 (0.97%) Hudson
8 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.72%) Grunt
9 3 (0.72%) Mocha
10 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.48%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.48%) XMLSpy
10 2 (0.48%) Toad
10 2 (0.48%) Ant
11 1 (0.24%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 250 (60.39%) Banking
2 190 (45.89%) Investment Banking
3 143 (34.54%) Finance
4 101 (24.40%) Front Office
5 15 (3.62%) Back Office
6 10 (2.42%) Financial Institution
7 9 (2.17%) Legal
8 8 (1.93%) Retail
9 7 (1.69%) Advertising
10 3 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Games
11 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 168 (40.58%) Analyst
2 161 (38.89%) Developer
3 123 (29.71%) Business Analyst
4 73 (17.63%) Market Risk Analyst
5 67 (16.18%) Market Risk Business Analyst
6 63 (15.22%) Risk Analyst
7 43 (10.39%) Market Analyst
8 36 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 36 (8.70%) C# Developer
9 33 (7.97%) IT Business Analyst
10 30 (7.25%) Java Developer
11 27 (6.52%) Banking Business Analyst
12 22 (5.31%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 20 (4.83%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
13 20 (4.83%) .NET Developer
14 17 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
15 14 (3.38%) SQL Developer
15 14 (3.38%) Risk Manager
16 13 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (3.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (14.49%) .NET
2 35 (8.45%) Spring
3 24 (5.80%) Web Services
4 22 (5.31%) WCF
5 19 (4.59%) XML
6 18 (4.35%) JDBC
6 18 (4.35%) J2EE
6 18 (4.35%) WPF
7 17 (4.11%) ASP.NET
8 15 (3.62%) Spring MVC
8 15 (3.62%) HTML5
8 15 (3.62%) HTML
9 14 (3.38%) Hibernate
10 13 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (2.66%) MDX
11 11 (2.66%) .NET Framework
12 8 (1.93%) AngularJS
12 8 (1.93%) JMS
12 8 (1.93%) STL
13 7 (1.69%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 153 (36.96%) Credit Risk
2 56 (13.53%) Derivative
3 37 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (6.52%) Computer Science
5 26 (6.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (5.31%) Fixed Income
7 21 (5.07%) Equities
8 16 (3.86%) Equity Derivative
9 14 (3.38%) Mathematics
10 11 (2.66%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.42%) Reference Data
11 10 (2.42%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (2.17%) User Experience
13 8 (1.93%) Economics
14 7 (1.69%) Grid Computing
14 7 (1.69%) Wiki
15 6 (1.45%) Hedge funds
16 5 (1.21%) iSeries
17 4 (0.97%) Statistics
18 3 (0.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.49%) Windows
2 24 (5.80%) UNIX
3 19 (4.59%) Linux
4 7 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.21%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.48%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (29.47%) Risk Management
2 90 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (16.91%) Business Analysis
4 60 (14.49%) Data Modelling
5 56 (13.53%) Stress Testing
6 41 (9.90%) Analytics
7 36 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 36 (8.70%) Project Management
8 32 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (7.49%) MVC
10 30 (7.25%) TDD
11 26 (6.28%) Low Latency
11 26 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (6.04%) ETL
13 24 (5.80%) Unit Testing
13 24 (5.80%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (5.07%) Scrum
15 21 (5.07%) Data Analysis
16 20 (4.83%) OO
Programming Languages
1 165 (39.86%) SQL
2 93 (22.46%) C#
3 72 (17.39%) Java
4 33 (7.97%) VBA
5 30 (7.25%) C++
6 24 (5.80%) PL/SQL
7 16 (3.86%) Python
8 14 (3.38%) JavaScript
9 9 (2.17%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.93%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.45%) VB
12 5 (1.21%) RPG
12 5 (1.21%) C
12 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.72%) XPath
13 3 (0.72%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.24%) XQuery
14 1 (0.24%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 59 (14.25%) Degree
2 6 (1.45%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.97%) PMP
3 4 (0.97%) PhD
4 3 (0.72%) MBA
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.48%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.24%) CCA
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.24%) IIBA
6 1 (0.24%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.59%) Basel III
2 18 (4.35%) QA
3 8 (1.93%) Basel II
4 5 (1.21%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.97%) EMIR
5 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.48%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.48%) SLA
7 1 (0.24%) COREP
7 1 (0.24%) FINREP
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) HDFS
1 2 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.24%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.72%) Control-M
3 2 (0.48%) Puppet
3 2 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 67 (16.18%) Oracle
2 20 (4.83%) Sybase
3 13 (3.14%) Business Objects
4 9 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 8 (1.93%) SunGard
5 8 (1.93%) Bloomberg
6 5 (1.21%) Reuters
6 5 (1.21%) CA
7 4 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (0.72%) Cognos
8 3 (0.72%) Pegasus
8 3 (0.72%) Tableau
8 3 (0.72%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.48%) Altova
9 2 (0.48%) Vertica
9 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.48%) Citrix
9 2 (0.48%) Murex
10 1 (0.24%) SAP
10 1 (0.24%) Calypso
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Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
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Huxley Associates
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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