Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 2019 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
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 741 802 626
Rank change year-on-year +61 -176 +171
Contract jobs citing EMIR 58 73 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.071% 0.078% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.69% 0.69% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 162
England median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £348 £325 £363
90th Percentile £700 £750 £688
UK median daily rate £625 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England 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 8,358 10,594 10,669
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.23% 11.28% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,213 6,753 6,987
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £235 £260 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £447
% change year-on-year - +0.67% +8.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 351 318
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.38% +17.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £10.80 £11.25 £10.72
90th Percentile £55.10 £51.00 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £22.25 £21.90
% change year-on-year -1.11% +1.59% -2.67%

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 +39 48 £625 +4.17% 2
North West - 8 £563 -
North of England - 8 £563 -
South East +39 2 - -
EMIR
UK

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 54 (93.10%) MiFID
2 32 (55.17%) Finance
3 25 (43.10%) Banking
4 18 (31.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (24.14%) SQL
6 14 (24.14%) Investment Management
7 12 (20.69%) Financial Institution
7 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
8 11 (18.97%) Derivative
9 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (17.24%) Data Mapping
9 10 (17.24%) Project Management
10 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
11 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
11 8 (13.79%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (12.07%) AIFMD
12 7 (12.07%) TDD
12 7 (12.07%) OO
13 6 (10.34%) Java
13 6 (10.34%) Equities
13 6 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
13 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
13 6 (10.34%) QA
13 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.34%) Data Development

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 5 (8.62%) Apache Spark
1 5 (8.62%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (15.52%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.45%) Big Data
5 2 (3.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.72%) DTS
6 1 (1.72%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.45%) Maven
1 2 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 32 (55.17%) Finance
2 25 (43.10%) Banking
3 12 (20.69%) Financial Institution
4 8 (13.79%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.62%) Front Office
6 4 (6.90%) Legal
7 2 (3.45%) Back Office
8 1 (1.72%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Business Analyst
3 15 (25.86%) Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Report Analyst
5 8 (13.79%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
7 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
7 6 (10.34%) Report Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Programmer
9 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Python Developer
9 4 (6.90%) Report Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Change Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Compliance Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Test Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 2 (3.45%) MiFID Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) Spring
1 5 (8.62%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 2 (3.45%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) JMS
3 2 (3.45%) Middleware
3 2 (3.45%) REST
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
3 2 (3.45%) Spring Integration
3 2 (3.45%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.72%) .NET
4 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.72%) Kafka
4 1 (1.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Derivative
2 8 (13.79%) OTC Derivatives
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.34%) Equities
4 5 (8.62%) ASIC
5 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.45%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.45%) Tandem
7 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.72%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (1.72%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.72%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.72%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Investment Management
3 12 (20.69%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (18.97%) Business Analysis
5 10 (17.24%) Data Mapping
5 10 (17.24%) Project Management
6 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
7 7 (12.07%) OO
7 7 (12.07%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) Data Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Data Development
8 6 (10.34%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (8.62%) Decision-Making
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
10 4 (6.90%) Programme Delivery
11 3 (5.17%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (5.17%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) Python
4 2 (3.45%) Java 8
4 2 (3.45%) Scala
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (93.10%) MiFID
2 18 (31.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (12.07%) AIFMD
4 6 (10.34%) QA
5 4 (6.90%) UCITS
6 2 (3.45%) Basel III
6 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
6 2 (3.45%) FATCA
7 1 (1.72%) ISO 20022
7 1 (1.72%) PMO
7 1 (1.72%) SEPA
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Tableau
2 3 (5.17%) GoldenSource
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) MuleSoft
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.72%) Charles River
4 1 (1.72%) Murex
4 1 (1.72%) SimCorp
4 1 (1.72%) Tradeweb