Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for EMIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMIR over the 6 months to 2 June 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.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 570 800 766
Rank change year-on-year +230 -34 -154
Contract jobs citing EMIR 15 19 98
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.023% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.37% 0.22% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 62
Median daily rate £598 £540 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.65% -1.82% -4.35%
10th Percentile £434 £325 £325
90th Percentile £680 £663 £763
UK median daily rate £598 £520 £550
% change year-on-year +14.90% -5.45% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

EMIR 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,019 8,609 11,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 9.87% 10.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,400 5,346 7,230
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 330 323
Median hourly rate £27.30 £22.83 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -2.84% +17.50%
10th Percentile £12.82 £10.75 £12.29
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.55 £51.15
Median hourly rate £25.60 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.28% -2.13% +6.82%

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing EMIR as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in England

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing EMIR in England.

Daily rate trend for EMIR in England

EMIR
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing EMIR in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for EMIR in England

EMIR
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR within the England region over the 6 months to 2 June 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.

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
London +182 13 £613 +22.50% 1
North of England +75 2 £525 -3.67%
North West +49 2 £525 -3.67%
EMIR
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR 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 England region with a requirement for EMIR.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) MiFID
2 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Legal
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) Front Office
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Derivative
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) Technology Roadmap
7 2 (13.33%) WCF
7 2 (13.33%) WPF
7 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
7 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (13.33%) DevExpress
7 2 (13.33%) BDD
7 2 (13.33%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Workflow
7 2 (13.33%) Change Management
7 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis

EMIR
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
1 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Legal
4 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 3 (20.00%) Front Office
6 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Report Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Compliance Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (13.33%) FpML
1 2 (13.33%) WCF
1 2 (13.33%) WPF
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
2 1 (6.67%) LINQ
2 1 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.67%) Equities
4 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (13.33%) BDD
4 2 (13.33%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Backlog Refinement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Strategic Roadmap
5 1 (6.67%) Trade Surveillance
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) MiFID
2 3 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) DevExpress
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Progress