Period
to 18 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Market Risk
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 215 196
Rank change year-on-year -10 -19 -15
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 17 46 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.26% 0.65% 0.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 1.60% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 40
City of London median daily rate £650 £613 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.12% +4.26% -9.62%
10th Percentile £450 £525 £456
90th Percentile £772 £744 £725
Central London median daily rate £650 £613 £588
% change year-on-year +6.12% +4.26% -12.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,146 2,868 2,683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.25% 40.73% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,594 2,182 2,016
City of London median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £313 £313
90th Percentile £688 £725 £688
Central London median daily rate £525 £515 £525
% change year-on-year +1.94% -1.90% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 56 29
City of London median hourly rate £20.83 £19.75 £21.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% -6.64% +11.34%
10th Percentile £11.25 £14.53 £12.80
90th Percentile £56.10 £42.88 £33.47
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +7.69% +2.63% +2.98%

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Market Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in the City of London

Market Risk
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 Market Risk in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in the City of London

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in the City of London

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Market Risk in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Market Risk.

1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 7 (41.18%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) Python
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Stress Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 5 (29.41%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) Derivative
6 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk
6 4 (23.53%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) CSS
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
7 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
7 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
7 3 (17.65%) React
7 3 (17.65%) ES6
7 3 (17.65%) HTML5
7 3 (17.65%) R
7 3 (17.65%) CSS3
7 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
8 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark

Market Risk
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Big Data
2 2 (11.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Full Stack Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Web Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
3 2 (11.76%) .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Market Risk Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
3 2 (11.76%) VBA Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) Angular 2
1 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) CSS3
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
1 3 (17.65%) HTML5
1 3 (17.65%) React
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.88%) NumPy
3 1 (5.88%) Pandas
3 1 (5.88%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (23.53%) Credit Risk
2 4 (23.53%) Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (5.88%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (35.29%) Stress Testing
2 5 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Greeks
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Backtesting
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Management
5 1 (5.88%) Domain Models
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Physics
5 1 (5.88%) Prototyping
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Java
1 7 (41.18%) Python
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) ES6
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) R
3 3 (17.65%) TypeScript
4 2 (11.76%) C++
4 2 (11.76%) Scala
4 2 (11.76%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree