The first table below looks at the demand for Risk Analytics skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Risk Analytics over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analytics
Rank 540 496 524
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +28
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 47 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.088% 0.093%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 25
Average daily rate £575 £400 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £350 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £663 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
40055 34550 41999
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.38% 72.44% 69.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24990 20571 23942
Average daily rate £400 £408 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1138 1039 1411
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%

Risk Analytics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analytics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Risk Analytics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Risk Analytics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Risk Analytics within the UK.

Risk Analytics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Analytics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Risk Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Risk Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Analytics
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 47 £575 +43.75% 5
London -9 45 £575 +43.75% 2
City of London +3 15 £550 +29.41%
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Edinburgh - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -

Risk Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Risk Analytics 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 Risk Analytics.

1 69 (100.00%) Analytics
2 51 (73.91%) SQL
2 51 (73.91%) Finance
3 44 (63.77%) Banking
4 43 (62.32%) Credit Risk
5 41 (59.42%) Investment Banking
6 39 (56.52%) C#
7 35 (50.72%) .NET
8 31 (44.93%) TDD
9 30 (43.48%) Oracle
10 29 (42.03%) Risk Management
10 29 (42.03%) Oracle Database
11 26 (37.68%) Derivative
12 20 (28.99%) Credit Derivative
12 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
13 19 (27.54%) Front Office
14 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (23.19%) WCF
16 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
17 13 (18.84%) Market Risk
17 13 (18.84%) MSMQ
18 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
19 10 (14.49%) Computer Science
19 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
20 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
20 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
20 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
21 8 (11.59%) DataSynapse
21 8 (11.59%) QA

Risk Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Risk Analytics 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 Risk Analytics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.90%) SAS
1 2 (2.90%) GemFire
2 1 (1.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 1 (1.45%) FileNet
2 1 (1.45%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.45%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.45%) MS Project
2 1 (1.45%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (42.03%) Oracle Database
2 20 (28.99%) SQL Server
3 14 (20.29%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (13.04%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (10.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.90%) Base SAS
8 2 (2.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (2.90%) MS Access
9 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.45%) Big Data
9 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.14%) CruiseControl
2 7 (10.14%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
3 1 (1.45%) Selenium
3 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (73.91%) Finance
2 44 (63.77%) Banking
3 41 (59.42%) Investment Banking
4 19 (27.54%) Front Office
5 4 (5.80%) Legal
6 2 (2.90%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Developer
2 27 (39.13%) Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) C# Developer
4 12 (17.39%) Business Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 9 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (10.14%) Test Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Java Developer
7 5 (7.25%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.25%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (7.25%) Tools Developer
7 5 (7.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (5.80%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) QA Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.35%) Software Engineer
9 3 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 3 (4.35%) Test Specialist
9 3 (4.35%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (50.72%) .NET
2 16 (23.19%) WCF
3 13 (18.84%) MSMQ
4 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.04%) .NET Framework
6 8 (11.59%) WPF
7 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (8.70%) Apache Camel
8 6 (8.70%) Spring
9 5 (7.25%) HTML5
9 5 (7.25%) HTML
9 5 (7.25%) RESTful
10 4 (5.80%) Web Services
11 3 (4.35%) XML
11 3 (4.35%) WinForms
12 2 (2.90%) LINQ
13 1 (1.45%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 43 (62.32%) Credit Risk
2 26 (37.68%) Derivative
3 20 (28.99%) Credit Derivative
4 13 (18.84%) Market Risk
5 10 (14.49%) Computer Science
6 7 (10.14%) Equities
6 7 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (8.70%) Visualisation
8 4 (5.80%) Hedge funds
8 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
8 4 (5.80%) Mathematics
9 3 (4.35%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.90%) Reference Data
11 1 (1.45%) Data Integration
11 1 (1.45%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.45%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (100.00%) Analytics
2 31 (44.93%) TDD
3 29 (42.03%) Risk Management
4 17 (24.64%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (20.29%) Test Automation
6 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
7 8 (11.59%) Automated Testing
7 8 (11.59%) Project Management
7 8 (11.59%) Validation
8 7 (10.14%) MVC
8 7 (10.14%) OO
8 7 (10.14%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.25%) Manual Testing
9 5 (7.25%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.80%) Time Management
10 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
10 4 (5.80%) Migration
11 3 (4.35%) ETL
11 3 (4.35%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 51 (73.91%) SQL
2 39 (56.52%) C#
3 8 (11.59%) Java
4 7 (10.14%) PL/SQL
5 6 (8.70%) C++
6 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
7 4 (5.80%) VBA
8 2 (2.90%) Python
8 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.90%) MBA
2 2 (2.90%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.59%) QA
2 6 (8.70%) Basel III
3 5 (7.25%) CRD IV
4 3 (4.35%) Basel II
5 1 (1.45%) SLA
5 1 (1.45%) EMIR
5 1 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (43.48%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) DataSynapse
3 5 (7.25%) Sybase
4 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.90%) CA
5 2 (2.90%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.45%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.45%) HP