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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 494 573 525
Rank change year-on-year +79 -48  
Contract jobs citing EMIR 86 58 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.74% 1.04% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 35 63
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £690 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 4947 5589 5803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.54% 10.88% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3240 3672 3555
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 180 172
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.56% +2.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.24 £12.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £52.50 £47.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing EMIR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMIR in England

EMIR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 84 £575 - 15
North West - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 £575 -
EMIR
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 130 (74.71%) MiFID
2 119 (68.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 99 (56.90%) Banking
4 83 (47.70%) Finance
5 58 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (28.74%) SQL
7 48 (27.59%) Derivative
8 41 (23.56%) Investment Banking
9 38 (21.84%) Scrum
9 38 (21.84%) Java
10 33 (18.97%) Business Analysis
11 31 (17.82%) Front Office
12 29 (16.67%) XML
12 29 (16.67%) Microservices
13 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 28 (16.09%) Change Management
14 27 (15.52%) Unix
15 26 (14.94%) Shell Script
15 26 (14.94%) Relational Database
16 25 (14.37%) DB2
16 25 (14.37%) Git (software)
17 23 (13.22%) Domain-Driven Design
17 23 (13.22%) Maven
18 22 (12.64%) SDLC
19 21 (12.07%) Spring
20 20 (11.49%) JSON
20 20 (11.49%) OOA/OOD
20 20 (11.49%) OO
20 20 (11.49%) Fixed Income
21 19 (10.92%) Perforce

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 (0.57%) Apache
1 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.57%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.57%) BondVision
2 1 (0.57%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.57%) Global One
2 1 (0.57%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.57%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.94%) Relational Database
2 25 (14.37%) DB2
3 9 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (4.02%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.87%) Big Data
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.15%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.15%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.15%) HBase
7 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.57%) KDB
8 1 (0.57%) MS Access
8 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.57%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (14.37%) Git (software)
2 23 (13.22%) Maven
3 19 (10.92%) Ant
3 19 (10.92%) Gradle
3 19 (10.92%) Hudson
3 19 (10.92%) Jenkins
4 17 (9.77%) Concordion
4 17 (9.77%) Cucumber
4 17 (9.77%) JBehave
5 16 (9.20%) JUnit
6 11 (6.32%) Selenium
7 10 (5.75%) JIRA
8 8 (4.60%) Toad
9 7 (4.02%) FitNesse
10 6 (3.45%) TestComplete
11 5 (2.87%) Mockito
11 5 (2.87%) Subversion
12 4 (2.30%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 99 (56.90%) Banking
2 83 (47.70%) Finance
3 41 (23.56%) Investment Banking
4 31 (17.82%) Front Office
5 18 (10.34%) Back Office
6 6 (3.45%) Legal
7 3 (1.72%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Advertising
9 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.57%) Marketing
9 1 (0.57%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (45.98%) Analyst
2 74 (42.53%) Business Analyst
3 40 (22.99%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 39 (22.41%) Developer
5 27 (15.52%) Java Developer
6 24 (13.79%) Project Manager
7 23 (13.22%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 14 (8.05%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.47%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (6.32%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.32%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) Derivatives Business Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) Report Analyst
11 10 (5.75%) SQL Developer
12 9 (5.17%) Report Manager
13 8 (4.60%) Oracle Developer
14 7 (4.02%) Business IT Analyst
14 7 (4.02%) Front Office Business Analyst
14 7 (4.02%) IT Business Analyst
14 7 (4.02%) PL/SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.67%) XML
2 21 (12.07%) Spring
3 20 (11.49%) JSON
4 19 (10.92%) SOAP
5 12 (6.90%) Protocol Buffers
6 7 (4.02%) AngularJS
6 7 (4.02%) FpML
7 4 (2.30%) CSS
7 4 (2.30%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (2.30%) HTML
7 4 (2.30%) HTML5
7 4 (2.30%) Node.js
7 4 (2.30%) React
7 4 (2.30%) RxJS
8 3 (1.72%) .NET
9 1 (0.57%) EJB
9 1 (0.57%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.57%) J2EE
9 1 (0.57%) Middleware
9 1 (0.57%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 48 (27.59%) Derivative
2 20 (11.49%) Fixed Income
3 18 (10.34%) Equities
3 18 (10.34%) OTC Derivatives
4 14 (8.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (4.02%) Reference Data
6 6 (3.45%) Fintech
7 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.87%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (2.87%) Swaptions
8 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.72%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.72%) PMI
9 2 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.15%) Market Risk
10 1 (0.57%) ASIC
10 1 (0.57%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.57%) DTCC
10 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Unix
2 2 (1.15%) Linux
2 2 (1.15%) Windows
3 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (21.84%) Scrum
3 33 (18.97%) Business Analysis
4 29 (16.67%) Microservices
5 28 (16.09%) Change Management
5 28 (16.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (13.22%) Domain-Driven Design
7 22 (12.64%) SDLC
8 20 (11.49%) OO
8 20 (11.49%) OOA/OOD
9 18 (10.34%) Investment Management
10 14 (8.05%) Asset Management
10 14 (8.05%) Data Analysis
10 14 (8.05%) Project Management
10 14 (8.05%) TDD
11 12 (6.90%) Automated Testing
11 12 (6.90%) Waterfall
12 11 (6.32%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (6.32%) Refactoring
13 10 (5.75%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (28.74%) SQL
2 38 (21.84%) Java
3 26 (14.94%) Shell Script
4 12 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.30%) C#
7 3 (1.72%) Python
8 2 (1.15%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.15%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) Scala
9 1 (0.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (8.05%) Degree
2 7 (4.02%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.02%) PMP
3 3 (1.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.15%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.57%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (74.71%) MiFID
2 119 (68.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (6.32%) FATCA
4 8 (4.60%) QA
5 6 (3.45%) AIFMD
6 5 (2.87%) Solvency II
7 3 (1.72%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.57%) Basel II
8 1 (0.57%) Basel III
8 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (10.34%) Docker
2 2 (1.15%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.30%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (10.92%) Perforce
2 11 (6.32%) Oracle
3 4 (2.30%) GoldenSource
3 4 (2.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.72%) SunGard
5 2 (1.15%) Charles River
5 2 (1.15%) Murex
6 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.57%) CA
6 1 (0.57%) eSpeed
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) MarketAxess
6 1 (0.57%) Sybase
6 1 (0.57%) Tradeweb
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.57%) Wallstreet Suite
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