The table below looks at the statistics for Solvency II skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Solvency II
Rank 124 - 117
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.15% - 0.083%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.41% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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£750 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £438 £390
% change year-on-year
+18.28% +12.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
166 122 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 6.22% 5.40% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 69 85
Average daily rate £350 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 13
Average hourly rate £17.67 £10.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.70% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.50 £8.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £25.80 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

Solvency II
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Solvency II Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Solvency II
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Solvency II across the Yorkshire region.

Solvency II Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Solvency II
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) QMS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management

Solvency II
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Solvency II Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Release Management
1 2 (28.57%) QMS
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management