The table below looks at the statistics 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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Risk Analytics
Rank 605 600 569
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 21 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.023% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.030% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Average daily rate £550 £550 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +49.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £438 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £655 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £368
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +5.44%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41792 40196 38042
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.24% 77.62% 76.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27320 25624 23044
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1199 1072 1163
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.25 £52.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

Risk Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Analytics
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Risk Analytics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Risk Analytics
Top 5 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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +18 19 £600 +6.66% 9
England +7 19 £600 +9.09% 10
Scotland -5 2 £420 -6.66% 1
Edinburgh -15 2 £420 -6.66% 1
City of London - 2 £600 - 2

Risk Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (100.00%) Analytics
2 45 (84.91%) Finance
3 30 (56.60%) Credit Risk
4 19 (35.85%) SAS
5 18 (33.96%) SQL
5 18 (33.96%) Banking
5 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (32.08%) Risk Management
6 17 (32.08%) Degree
7 14 (26.42%) Oracle
7 14 (26.42%) Hadoop
7 14 (26.42%) Apache Spark
8 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
8 13 (24.53%) C#
9 12 (22.64%) Teradata
10 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
10 11 (20.75%) Market Risk
10 11 (20.75%) Stress Testing
11 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (18.87%) Statistics
11 10 (18.87%) Unix
11 10 (18.87%) Tivoli
11 10 (18.87%) Project Management
12 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (16.98%) SPSS
12 9 (16.98%) Java
12 9 (16.98%) C++
12 9 (16.98%) SAP
12 9 (16.98%) Operations Research
12 9 (16.98%) Economics

Risk Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (35.85%) SAS
2 14 (26.42%) Apache Spark
3 9 (16.98%) Apache Pig
4 4 (7.55%) GemFire
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.89%) Confluence
6 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (16.98%) SPSS
2 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Adaptiv
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.42%) Hadoop
2 9 (16.98%) Apache Hive
2 9 (16.98%) BusinessObjects
2 9 (16.98%) Impala
3 5 (9.43%) OLAP
4 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.66%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Hudson
General
1 45 (84.91%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Banking
3 8 (15.09%) Financial Institution
4 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 5 (9.43%) Retail
5 4 (7.55%) Front Office
6 3 (5.66%) Legal
7 2 (3.77%) Marketing
8 1 (1.89%) Publishing
8 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.89%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Analyst
2 17 (32.08%) Risk Analyst
3 14 (26.42%) Developer
4 12 (22.64%) SAS Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Credit Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 11 (20.75%) Data Analyst
6 7 (13.21%) C# Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) C++ Developer
7 5 (9.43%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.43%) Quantitative Developer
7 5 (9.43%) SAS Data Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) SAS Risk Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Strategy Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) C# Quant Developer
8 4 (7.55%) Market Risk Java Developer
8 4 (7.55%) SAS Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.55%) Spring
2 3 (5.66%) WCF
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
3 2 (3.77%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) JSP
3 2 (3.77%) Servlets
3 2 (3.77%) XML
4 1 (1.89%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.89%) HTML
4 1 (1.89%) HTML5
4 1 (1.89%) MDX
4 1 (1.89%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (56.60%) Credit Risk
2 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (24.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (20.75%) Market Risk
4 11 (20.75%) Mathematics
5 10 (18.87%) Statistics
6 9 (16.98%) Economics
7 8 (15.09%) Hedge funds
8 5 (9.43%) Physics
9 4 (7.55%) Derivative
9 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
10 3 (5.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
12 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.89%) Equities
12 1 (1.89%) Grid Computing
12 1 (1.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Unix
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (32.08%) Risk Management
3 11 (20.75%) Stress Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 10 (18.87%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (16.98%) Operations Research
6 8 (15.09%) Migration
7 7 (13.21%) Data Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (9.43%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.43%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (9.43%) Data Management
9 5 (9.43%) Greeks
9 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.55%) Monte Carlo Method
10 4 (7.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 13 (24.53%) C#
3 9 (16.98%) C++
3 9 (16.98%) Java
4 8 (15.09%) R
5 6 (11.32%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) MATLAB
6 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 1 (1.89%) Haskell
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 3 (5.66%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.89%) Basel II
3 1 (1.89%) CRD IV
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Oracle
2 12 (22.64%) Teradata
3 9 (16.98%) SAP
4 4 (7.55%) Algorithmics
5 2 (3.77%) BEA
5 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.89%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.89%) Murex
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