Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Risk Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Management over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

Risk Management
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 81 83
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -10
Contract jobs citing Risk Management 232 192 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.29% 3.07% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.49% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 144 139
City of London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £325 £400 £373
90th Percentile £750 £738 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £575 £525
% change year-on-year - +9.52% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 - -
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 - £33.25

Risk Management is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,214 5,495 6,047
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.99% 87.82% 85.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,955 4,373 4,811
City of London median daily rate £505 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £332 £313 £288
90th Percentile £688 £668 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 50 56
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £21.13 £21.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.48% -2.57% +17.22%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.73 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £55.00 £52.75
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £21.43
% change year-on-year +6.58% -11.35% +19.97%

Risk Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Risk Management in the City of London

Risk Management
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 Risk Management in the City of London.

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

Risk Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Management in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Risk Management
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 Risk Management in the City of London.

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

Risk Management
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 Risk Management within the City of London region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 1 - -
Risk Management
Central London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Management 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 Risk Management.

1 148 (63.79%) Finance
2 72 (31.03%) SQL
2 72 (31.03%) Front Office
3 69 (29.74%) Banking
4 65 (28.02%) Java
5 57 (24.57%) Analytical Skills
6 52 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (19.83%) Project Management
8 34 (14.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 34 (14.66%) Investment Banking
9 33 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 31 (13.36%) Market Risk
11 30 (12.93%) Derivative
12 29 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
13 28 (12.07%) Microsoft
13 28 (12.07%) Multithreading
14 27 (11.64%) Linux
14 27 (11.64%) Analytics
15 25 (10.78%) SDLC
16 23 (9.91%) Information Security
16 23 (9.91%) Change Management
16 23 (9.91%) Degree
17 22 (9.48%) Equities
18 21 (9.05%) C#
19 19 (8.19%) C++
19 19 (8.19%) VBA
19 19 (8.19%) Business Analysis
20 18 (7.76%) Credit Risk
20 18 (7.76%) Relational Database
20 18 (7.76%) GDPR

Risk Management
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 9 (3.88%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.72%) nginx
2 4 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (0.86%) CMS
4 2 (0.86%) Confluence
4 2 (0.86%) JBoss
4 2 (0.86%) SAS
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) GemFire
5 1 (0.43%) Mongoose
5 1 (0.43%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.43%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (6.03%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (3.88%) Kondor
2 4 (1.72%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.29%) Summit
4 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.43%) MoSes
4 1 (0.43%) Murex MxG2000
4 1 (0.43%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.43%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.86%) Office 365
4 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.43%) IaaS
4 1 (0.43%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.43%) PaaS
4 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) Firewall
1 4 (1.72%) SMS
2 1 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.43%) Skype
2 1 (0.43%) snoop
2 1 (0.43%) SSH
2 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.76%) Relational Database
2 17 (7.33%) RDBMS
3 10 (4.31%) Hadoop
3 10 (4.31%) SQL Server
4 8 (3.45%) Big Data
5 6 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (1.72%) HBase
6 4 (1.72%) KDB
6 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
7 3 (1.29%) Data Mart
7 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.29%) Spark SQL
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.86%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (7.33%) JIRA
2 12 (5.17%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.74%) Maven
4 8 (3.45%) Subversion
5 6 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 5 (2.16%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.72%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.29%) JUnit
8 3 (1.29%) SonarQube
8 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.86%) ERwin
9 2 (0.86%) NUnit
9 2 (0.86%) Toad
9 2 (0.86%) Travis CI
10 1 (0.43%) GCC
10 1 (0.43%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.43%) Mockito
10 1 (0.43%) MSI
General
1 148 (63.79%) Finance
2 72 (31.03%) Front Office
3 69 (29.74%) Banking
4 34 (14.66%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.90%) Back Office
6 9 (3.88%) Legal
7 8 (3.45%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.59%) Marketing
9 5 (2.16%) Advertising
9 5 (2.16%) Retail
10 4 (1.72%) Law
11 2 (0.86%) Local Government
11 2 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.43%) International Banking
12 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (32.76%) Developer
2 46 (19.83%) Analyst
3 33 (14.22%) Java Developer
4 30 (12.93%) Business Analyst
5 29 (12.50%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.33%) Front Office Developer
7 14 (6.03%) C# Developer
7 14 (6.03%) Senior Developer
8 13 (5.60%) Risk Analyst
9 11 (4.74%) Consultant
10 10 (4.31%) IT Analyst
11 9 (3.88%) C++ Developer
11 9 (3.88%) Junior
12 8 (3.45%) Excel Developer
12 8 (3.45%) Excel VBA Developer
12 8 (3.45%) FX Business Analyst
12 8 (3.45%) Security Analyst
12 8 (3.45%) SQL Developer
12 8 (3.45%) VBA Developer
13 7 (3.02%) Risk Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.88%) AngularJS
2 8 (3.45%) HTML
3 7 (3.02%) .NET
3 7 (3.02%) HTML5
3 7 (3.02%) XML
4 6 (2.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (2.59%) RESTful
4 6 (2.59%) XSLT
5 5 (2.16%) CSS
5 5 (2.16%) CSS3
5 5 (2.16%) Gherkin
5 5 (2.16%) JMS
5 5 (2.16%) Middleware
5 5 (2.16%) Node.js
5 5 (2.16%) Spring
5 5 (2.16%) WPF
6 4 (1.72%) Akka
6 4 (1.72%) Apache Avro
6 4 (1.72%) Kafka
6 4 (1.72%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (24.57%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (14.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (13.36%) Market Risk
4 30 (12.93%) Derivative
5 22 (9.48%) Equities
6 18 (7.76%) Credit Risk
7 17 (7.33%) Management Information System
8 13 (5.60%) Computer Science
8 13 (5.60%) Fixed Income
9 8 (3.45%) Data Structures
9 8 (3.45%) Hedge funds
10 7 (3.02%) User Experience
11 6 (2.59%) Fintech
12 4 (1.72%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
12 4 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.72%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 4 (1.72%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.72%) Reinsurance
12 4 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (11.64%) Linux
2 11 (4.74%) Windows
3 10 (4.31%) Unix
4 4 (1.72%) Solaris
5 2 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (19.83%) Project Management
3 33 (14.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 28 (12.07%) Multithreading
5 27 (11.64%) Analytics
6 25 (10.78%) SDLC
7 23 (9.91%) Change Management
7 23 (9.91%) Information Security
8 19 (8.19%) Business Analysis
9 17 (7.33%) PRINCE2
10 13 (5.60%) Data Protection
10 13 (5.60%) Electronic Trading
10 13 (5.60%) Low Latency
11 12 (5.17%) DevOps
12 11 (4.74%) Cybersecurity
12 11 (4.74%) Integration Testing
12 11 (4.74%) Programme Management
12 11 (4.74%) Scrum
12 11 (4.74%) TDD
13 10 (4.31%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 72 (31.03%) SQL
2 65 (28.02%) Java
3 21 (9.05%) C#
4 19 (8.19%) C++
4 19 (8.19%) VBA
5 15 (6.47%) Python
5 15 (6.47%) Scala
6 9 (3.88%) JavaScript
7 8 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 6 (2.59%) Perl
9 5 (2.16%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.72%) AWK
10 4 (1.72%) Haskell
11 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.29%) ES6
12 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.86%) R
12 2 (0.86%) Ruby
12 2 (0.86%) SAS Macro
12 2 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (9.91%) Degree
2 10 (4.31%) CISSP
3 7 (3.02%) PhD
4 6 (2.59%) CISM
4 6 (2.59%) PMP
5 5 (2.16%) APMP
6 4 (1.72%) CISA
6 4 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.29%) CFA
7 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.86%) CCNA
8 2 (0.86%) CCSP
8 2 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.86%) CRISC
8 2 (0.86%) MBA
8 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.76%) GDPR
2 16 (6.90%) PMO
3 13 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (3.88%) QA
5 7 (3.02%) MiFID
5 7 (3.02%) Solvency II
6 5 (2.16%) ISAE 3402
6 5 (2.16%) PCI DSS
7 3 (1.29%) Basel III
7 3 (1.29%) EMIR
7 3 (1.29%) FATCA
8 2 (0.86%) COBIT
8 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.16%) HDFS
2 4 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.86%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Mesos
2 3 (1.29%) Ansible
2 3 (1.29%) SCCM
3 2 (0.86%) Capistrano
3 2 (0.86%) Control-M
3 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 28 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.74%) Oracle
3 10 (4.31%) Bloomberg
3 10 (4.31%) Murex
4 8 (3.45%) Sybase
5 7 (3.02%) Reuters
6 5 (2.16%) Splunk
7 4 (1.72%) Informatica
7 4 (1.72%) Misys
7 4 (1.72%) Sophis
7 4 (1.72%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.29%) Calypso
9 2 (0.86%) Ariba
9 2 (0.86%) Citrix
9 2 (0.86%) Cognos
9 2 (0.86%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.86%) Ivanti
9 2 (0.86%) Symantec
9 2 (0.86%) Tableau
9 2 (0.86%) VMware