Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 606 777 662
Rank change year-on-year +171 -115 -61
Contract jobs citing EMIR 207 93 192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.24% 0.092% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.03% 0.83% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 58 145
England median daily rate £569 £550 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.41% -5.98% +1.74%
10th Percentile £413 £313 £463
90th Percentile £688 £691 £725
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £575
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 10190 11252 11965
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.65% 11.09% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 6656 7338 7682
England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £256 £228 £225
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +6.71% +2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 381 369
England median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.86
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -9.09% +2.09% +7.75%

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in England

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMIR in England

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMIR in England over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor 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 23 July 2017. 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 +125 204 £569 +3.41% 14
South East +35 2 £550 - 1
North of England +56 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1
EMIR
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 England region with a requirement for EMIR.

1 158 (76.33%) MiFID
2 109 (52.66%) Banking
3 108 (52.17%) Dodd-Frank
4 84 (40.58%) Finance
5 62 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (27.05%) Derivative
7 55 (26.57%) SQL
8 51 (24.64%) Investment Banking
9 47 (22.71%) Business Analysis
10 37 (17.87%) OTC Derivatives
11 34 (16.43%) Scrum
12 33 (15.94%) Front Office
13 31 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (14.49%) XML
15 28 (13.53%) Investment Management
15 28 (13.53%) Data Analysis
15 28 (13.53%) Asset Management
16 26 (12.56%) Change Management
17 25 (12.08%) Back Office
18 22 (10.63%) Java
19 21 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 21 (10.14%) Fixed Income
20 20 (9.66%) Degree
20 20 (9.66%) SDLC
21 19 (9.18%) Waterfall
21 19 (9.18%) FpML
22 17 (8.21%) PRINCE2
22 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
22 17 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
22 17 (8.21%) Relational Database

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.48%) Apache
1 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.45%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.48%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.48%) Global One
2 1 (0.48%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.48%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.48%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.48%) Summit
2 1 (0.48%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.21%) Relational Database
2 14 (6.76%) DB2
3 12 (5.80%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (4.83%) SQL Server
5 8 (3.86%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.90%) Big Data
7 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.45%) Apache Hive
8 3 (1.45%) HBase
8 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.48%) MS Access
10 1 (0.48%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.48%) QlikView
10 1 (0.48%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 14 (6.76%) Maven
3 13 (6.28%) JIRA
4 11 (5.31%) Hudson
4 11 (5.31%) Jenkins
5 10 (4.83%) Ant
5 10 (4.83%) Gradle
5 10 (4.83%) JUnit
6 6 (2.90%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.90%) Toad
7 5 (2.42%) Selenium
8 4 (1.93%) Concordion
8 4 (1.93%) JBehave
8 4 (1.93%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.45%) Mockito
9 3 (1.45%) Subversion
9 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.97%) MSTest
10 2 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 109 (52.66%) Banking
2 84 (40.58%) Finance
3 51 (24.64%) Investment Banking
4 33 (15.94%) Front Office
5 25 (12.08%) Back Office
6 14 (6.76%) Financial Institution
6 14 (6.76%) Legal
7 8 (3.86%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.48%) French Language
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (56.04%) Analyst
2 108 (52.17%) Business Analyst
3 45 (21.74%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 33 (15.94%) Developer
5 28 (13.53%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 26 (12.56%) Project Manager
7 18 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 18 (8.70%) Report Analyst
8 12 (5.80%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 11 (5.31%) Banking Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
10 10 (4.83%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (4.35%) Business IT Analyst
11 9 (4.35%) IT Analyst
11 9 (4.35%) IT Business Analyst
11 9 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) Consultant
12 8 (3.86%) Project Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.49%) XML
2 19 (9.18%) FpML
3 16 (7.73%) JSON
4 14 (6.76%) Spring
5 10 (4.83%) SOAP
6 8 (3.86%) Protocol Buffers
7 6 (2.90%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.42%) WCF
9 4 (1.93%) .NET
9 4 (1.93%) WinForms
9 4 (1.93%) WPF
10 3 (1.45%) CSS
10 3 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.45%) HTML
10 3 (1.45%) HTML5
10 3 (1.45%) Kafka
10 3 (1.45%) Node.js
10 3 (1.45%) React
10 3 (1.45%) RxJS
11 2 (0.97%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.05%) Derivative
2 37 (17.87%) OTC Derivatives
3 21 (10.14%) Fixed Income
3 21 (10.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (7.25%) Equities
5 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Fintech
5 6 (2.90%) PMI
6 5 (2.42%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.93%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.93%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.97%) DTCC
8 2 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.97%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.48%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.48%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.48%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.48%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.73%) Unix
2 5 (2.42%) Windows
3 4 (1.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.71%) Business Analysis
3 34 (16.43%) Scrum
4 31 (14.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (13.53%) Asset Management
5 28 (13.53%) Data Analysis
5 28 (13.53%) Investment Management
6 26 (12.56%) Change Management
7 20 (9.66%) SDLC
8 19 (9.18%) Waterfall
9 17 (8.21%) PRINCE2
9 17 (8.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (7.25%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.76%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 13 (6.28%) Data Modelling
12 13 (6.28%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (5.80%) TDD
13 12 (5.80%) Test Scripting
13 12 (5.80%) Wealth Management
14 11 (5.31%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (26.57%) SQL
2 22 (10.63%) Java
3 14 (6.76%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.31%) PL/SQL
5 8 (3.86%) C#
6 7 (3.38%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.45%) Python
7 3 (1.45%) Ruby
8 2 (0.97%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (9.66%) Degree
2 14 (6.76%) PMI Certification
3 13 (6.28%) PMP
4 6 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.93%) ISEB
5 4 (1.93%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.48%) CAPM
7 1 (0.48%) IIBA
7 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 158 (76.33%) MiFID
2 108 (52.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (6.28%) QA
4 12 (5.80%) FATCA
5 8 (3.86%) Solvency II
6 7 (3.38%) AIFMD
7 3 (1.45%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.97%) GDPR
8 2 (0.97%) PMO
9 1 (0.48%) Basel II
9 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.48%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (2.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (5.31%) Oracle
2 10 (4.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.83%) Perforce
3 6 (2.90%) SunGard
4 4 (1.93%) Murex
5 2 (0.97%) Calypso
5 2 (0.97%) Sybase
5 2 (0.97%) Thunderhead
6 1 (0.48%) CA
6 1 (0.48%) Charles River
6 1 (0.48%) Twitter
6 1 (0.48%) Wallstreet Suite
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: From £500 to £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago