The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for EMIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMIR over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
London / City of London
Rank 139 149 185
Rank change year-on-year +10 +36  
Contract jobs citing EMIR 15 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.50% 0.27% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.46% 2.46% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 5
Median daily rate £593 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £551 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £740 £673 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +65.44% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EMIR is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 434 366 542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.50% 11.00% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 270 393
Median daily rate £500 £475 £439
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £301 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 1
Median hourly rate £13.75 £26.75 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.59% +39.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing EMIR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in the City of London

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EMIR in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for EMIR in the City of London

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMIR in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMIR in the City of London

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for EMIR.

1 18 (66.67%) MiFID
2 15 (55.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Banking
5 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) Derivative
7 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
7 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
7 5 (18.52%) Change Management
7 5 (18.52%) Front Office
8 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 4 (14.81%) TestComplete
9 3 (11.11%) FATCA
9 3 (11.11%) QA
9 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
10 2 (7.41%) Validation
10 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
10 2 (7.41%) Equities
10 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
10 2 (7.41%) PMP
10 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
10 2 (7.41%) FpML

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.70%) MS Project
1 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Mockito
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Toad
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 11 (40.74%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Front Office
3 5 (18.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (3.70%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Analyst
1 10 (37.04%) Business Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Project Manager
3 7 (25.93%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) MiFID Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Report Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Report Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) FpML
1 2 (7.41%) XML
2 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.70%) CSS
2 1 (3.70%) HTML
2 1 (3.70%) HTML5
2 1 (3.70%) Node.js
2 1 (3.70%) React
2 1 (3.70%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Derivative
2 5 (18.52%) Fixed Income
3 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.41%) Equities
4 2 (7.41%) Fintech
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
5 1 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.70%) Market Risk
5 1 (3.70%) PMI
5 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Business Analysis
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Asset Management
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (7.41%) Investment Management
5 2 (7.41%) Programme Management
5 2 (7.41%) Regulatory Compliance
5 2 (7.41%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (3.70%) Client Onboarding
6 1 (3.70%) KYC
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) PMI Certification
1 2 (7.41%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (66.67%) MiFID
2 15 (55.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (11.11%) FATCA
3 3 (11.11%) QA
4 2 (7.41%) CRD IV
5 1 (3.70%) AIFMD
5 1 (3.70%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) GoldenSource
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle
2 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.70%) Charles River