The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MiFID skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MiFID over the 6 months to 29 November 2020 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.
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID)
MiFID is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
Central London median daily rate
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
Median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
MiFID Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London
Job postings citing MiFID as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.
MiFID Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing MiFID in the City of London.
MiFID Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London
Daily rate distribution for jobs citing MiFID in the City of London over the 6 months to 29 November 2020.
MiFID Contract Job Locations in the City of London
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MiFID within the City of London region over the 6 months to 29 November 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
Rank Change on Same Period Last Year
Matching Contract IT Job Ads
Median Daily Rate Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate % Change on Same Period Last Year
MiFID Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London
For the 6 months to 29 November 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MiFID 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 MiFID.
MiFID 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: