The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FATCA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FATCA over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 569 529
Rank change year-on-year +5 -40  
Contract jobs citing FATCA 19 45 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.091% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.39% 0.83% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 55
Median daily rate £450 £453 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.55% -21.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £325 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £338 £419
% change year-on-year +33.33% -19.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FATCA 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 4859 5410 5853
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.68% 10.95% 11.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3209 3504 3587
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 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 182 168
Median hourly rate £19.00 £35.50 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.47% +32.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.83 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £58.20 £50.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

FATCA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for FATCA in England

FATCA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FATCA in England

FATCA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FATCA in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FATCA in England

FATCA
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 FATCA within the England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +4 15 £450 -10.00% 4
Yorkshire +14 2 - - 1
South East +11 1 £425 +30.76%
East Midlands - 1 £475 -
FATCA
UK

FATCA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FATCA 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 FATCA.

1 57 (67.86%) Banking
2 53 (63.10%) Finance
3 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (33.33%) Scrum
5 27 (32.14%) KYC
6 25 (29.76%) Java
7 24 (28.57%) Business Analysis
8 23 (27.38%) Investment Banking
8 23 (27.38%) MiFID
8 23 (27.38%) Linux
8 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
9 22 (26.19%) BDD
9 22 (26.19%) REST
9 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
9 22 (26.19%) TeamCity
9 22 (26.19%) Solace
9 22 (26.19%) JMS
9 22 (26.19%) SOAP
9 22 (26.19%) Web Services
9 22 (26.19%) Unix
9 22 (26.19%) Shell Script
9 22 (26.19%) Degree
9 22 (26.19%) Refactoring
9 22 (26.19%) Korn
9 22 (26.19%) TDD
10 21 (25.00%) JIRA
10 21 (25.00%) SQL
11 20 (23.81%) JUnit
11 20 (23.81%) JDBC
11 20 (23.81%) Maven

FATCA
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 2 (2.38%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Global One
1 1 (1.19%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) Big Data
2 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
3 6 (7.14%) Redis
4 2 (2.38%) Flink
4 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Jenkins
2 22 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 22 (26.19%) TeamCity
3 21 (25.00%) JIRA
4 20 (23.81%) JUnit
4 20 (23.81%) Maven
4 20 (23.81%) Mockito
4 20 (23.81%) Spock
5 16 (19.05%) Gradle
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium
6 1 (1.19%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (67.86%) Banking
2 53 (63.10%) Finance
3 23 (27.38%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.14%) Retail
5 5 (5.95%) Back Office
5 5 (5.95%) Legal
6 3 (3.57%) Private Banking
6 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.38%) Front Office
8 1 (1.19%) Advertising
8 1 (1.19%) French Language
8 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) Analyst
2 21 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Architect
4 15 (17.86%) Java Developer
5 14 (16.67%) Data Architect
6 11 (13.10%) Project Manager
7 10 (11.90%) Senior Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Data Business Analyst
9 7 (8.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
9 7 (8.33%) UI Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Business Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Product Consultant
11 4 (4.76%) Senior UI Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) JMS
1 22 (26.19%) REST
1 22 (26.19%) SOAP
1 22 (26.19%) Web Services
2 20 (23.81%) Gherkin
2 20 (23.81%) Hibernate
2 20 (23.81%) JDBC
2 20 (23.81%) Node.js
3 19 (22.62%) jQuery
4 17 (20.24%) HTML
4 17 (20.24%) Spring
5 16 (19.05%) CSS
5 16 (19.05%) CSS3
5 16 (19.05%) HTML5
6 15 (17.86%) JSON
6 15 (17.86%) XML
6 15 (17.86%) XSD
6 15 (17.86%) XSLT
7 14 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.67%) Meteor
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.62%) Reference Data
2 14 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (15.48%) User Experience
4 5 (5.95%) Derivative
4 5 (5.95%) Fintech
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Equities
5 2 (2.38%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Linux
2 22 (26.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (33.33%) Scrum
3 27 (32.14%) KYC
4 24 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 22 (26.19%) BDD
5 22 (26.19%) Refactoring
5 22 (26.19%) TDD
6 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (19.05%) Data Modelling
8 13 (15.48%) Analytics
8 13 (15.48%) Client Onboarding
8 13 (15.48%) Project Management
9 10 (11.90%) Data Architecture
9 10 (11.90%) Data Governance
10 9 (10.71%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 8 (9.52%) Data Management
11 8 (9.52%) Investment Management
11 8 (9.52%) Regulatory Compliance
11 8 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
12 7 (8.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 25 (29.76%) Java
2 22 (26.19%) Korn
2 22 (26.19%) Shell Script
3 21 (25.00%) SQL
4 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 15 (17.86%) XPath
6 6 (7.14%) ECMAScript
6 6 (7.14%) ES6
7 3 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) Python
8 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.38%) MiFID
2 18 (21.43%) EMIR
3 14 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.19%) AIFMD
4 1 (1.19%) IFRS
4 1 (1.19%) IFRS 9
4 1 (1.19%) PMO
4 1 (1.19%) QA
4 1 (1.19%) SEPA
4 1 (1.19%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Ansible
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (26.19%) Solace
2 10 (11.90%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.19%) Black Duck
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.19%) Murex
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.19%) Wallstreet Suite