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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Risk Analytics
Rank 539 530 530
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 51 43 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.084% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.12% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 35
Average daily rate
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£550 £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £338 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £720 £750 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £310 £475
% change year-on-year
+33.06% -34.73%
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
40487 37295 40755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.10% 72.93% 70.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25009 22626 23492
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1153 1056 1466
Average hourly rate £23.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £12.50 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £45.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -

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 1 August 2014.

Risk Analytics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Risk Analytics
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 Risk Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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 +2 49 £550 -15.38% 14
London +13 48 £550 -15.38% 6
City of London +25 8 £538 -17.30% 4
Yorkshire - 1 £413 - 2
East of England - - - - 1
North West - - - - 3
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Watford - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -

Risk Analytics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 99 (100.00%) Analytics
2 75 (75.76%) Finance
3 68 (68.69%) SQL
4 60 (60.61%) Banking
5 58 (58.59%) Credit Risk
6 55 (55.56%) Investment Banking
7 47 (47.47%) Risk Management
8 43 (43.43%) TDD
8 43 (43.43%) C#
9 40 (40.40%) Oracle
10 38 (38.38%) Derivative
10 38 (38.38%) Oracle Database
11 35 (35.35%) .NET
12 29 (29.29%) Credit Derivative
13 25 (25.25%) Front Office
14 23 (23.23%) Market Risk
15 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
16 17 (17.17%) VBA
16 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (17.17%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (15.15%) XML
18 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
19 14 (14.14%) MSMQ
20 13 (13.13%) OO
21 12 (12.12%) Java
21 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
21 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
22 11 (11.11%) Equities
22 11 (11.11%) C++

Risk Analytics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (10.10%) SAS
2 3 (3.03%) GemFire
3 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.01%) Documentum
4 1 (1.01%) FileNet
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
3 1 (1.01%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.01%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.38%) Oracle Database
2 20 (20.20%) SQL Server
3 17 (17.17%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (17.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.01%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.01%) Big Data
8 1 (1.01%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 11 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 6 (6.06%) CruiseControl
4 3 (3.03%) Subversion
5 1 (1.01%) XMLSpy
General
1 75 (75.76%) Finance
2 60 (60.61%) Banking
3 55 (55.56%) Investment Banking
4 25 (25.25%) Front Office
5 8 (8.08%) Marketing
6 5 (5.05%) Back Office
7 3 (3.03%) Legal
8 1 (1.01%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.01%) Games
8 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (56.57%) Analyst
2 40 (40.40%) Developer
3 21 (21.21%) Business Analyst
4 19 (19.19%) C# Developer
5 17 (17.17%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
7 9 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 9 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (8.08%) Customer Analyst
8 8 (8.08%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Test Analyst
9 7 (7.07%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) QA Specialist
10 6 (6.06%) Risk Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Data Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Java Developer
10 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
11 5 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 5 (5.05%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.05%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (35.35%) .NET
2 15 (15.15%) XML
3 14 (14.14%) MSMQ
4 10 (10.10%) WCF
5 7 (7.07%) .NET Framework
5 7 (7.07%) WPF
5 7 (7.07%) LINQ
6 6 (6.06%) Apache Camel
6 6 (6.06%) Spring
7 5 (5.05%) FpML
7 5 (5.05%) HTML
7 5 (5.05%) RESTful
7 5 (5.05%) HTML5
8 2 (2.02%) WinForms
8 2 (2.02%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.01%) XSD
9 1 (1.01%) XSLT
9 1 (1.01%) SOAP
9 1 (1.01%) REST
9 1 (1.01%) AppFabric
Miscellaneous
1 58 (58.59%) Credit Risk
2 38 (38.38%) Derivative
3 29 (29.29%) Credit Derivative
4 23 (23.23%) Market Risk
5 11 (11.11%) Equities
5 11 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 8 (8.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (7.07%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (7.07%) Hedge funds
8 6 (6.06%) Visualisation
9 5 (5.05%) Computer Science
10 4 (4.04%) SWIFT
11 3 (3.03%) Fixed Income
11 3 (3.03%) Physics
12 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 1 (1.01%) Grid Computing
12 1 (1.01%) Economics
12 1 (1.01%) Exotic Derivative
12 1 (1.01%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) UNIX
3 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Analytics
2 47 (47.47%) Risk Management
3 43 (43.43%) TDD
4 16 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
6 13 (13.13%) OO
7 12 (12.12%) Automated Testing
8 11 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 10 (10.10%) Data Modelling
10 9 (9.09%) Manual Testing
11 8 (8.08%) Multithreading
11 8 (8.08%) Validation
12 7 (7.07%) Project Management
12 7 (7.07%) OOD
12 7 (7.07%) Business Analysis
12 7 (7.07%) Dependency Management
13 6 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
13 6 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (6.06%) Migration
14 5 (5.05%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (68.69%) SQL
2 43 (43.43%) C#
3 17 (17.17%) VBA
4 12 (12.12%) Java
5 11 (11.11%) C++
5 11 (11.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.05%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.03%) MATLAB
7 3 (3.03%) Python
7 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) R
8 2 (2.02%) VB
9 1 (1.01%) Perl
9 1 (1.01%) VB6
9 1 (1.01%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) CFA
2 2 (2.02%) MBA
3 1 (1.01%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) QA
1 10 (10.10%) Basel III
2 4 (4.04%) EMIR
2 4 (4.04%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (3.03%) CRD IV
4 2 (2.02%) Basel II
5 1 (1.01%) SLA
Vendors
1 40 (40.40%) Oracle
2 8 (8.08%) Teradata
3 7 (7.07%) CA
3 7 (7.07%) Sybase
3 7 (7.07%) DataSynapse
4 5 (5.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.05%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.01%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.01%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.01%) Tableau
5 1 (1.01%) Altova