Period
to 17 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Market Risk in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Market Risk over the 6 months to 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Market Risk
UK > England
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 692 667 474
Rank change year-on-year -25 -193 +171
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 118 194 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.63% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 160 278
England median daily rate £625 £620 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +3.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £476 £424 £406
90th Percentile £786 £828 £756
UK median daily rate £625 £620 £598
% change year-on-year +0.81% +3.77% -4.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 27,007 30,901 29,305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.48% 32.83% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,581 20,095 19,087
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £280 £275 £268
90th Percentile £675 £669 £650
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 958 936
England median hourly rate £21.50 £21.33 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.82% +6.63% -
10th Percentile £11.74 £12.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.25 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £21.46 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.18% +5.00% -

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Market Risk in England

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Market Risk in England

Market Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Market Risk in England over the 6 months to 17 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Market Risk in England

Market Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Market Risk in England

Market Risk
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 Market Risk within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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 -20 114 £625 +0.40% 8
South East +26 4 £500 +5.26%
Market Risk
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 62 (52.54%) Finance
2 53 (44.92%) Front Office
3 51 (43.22%) Banking
4 48 (40.68%) Python
5 36 (30.51%) SQL
5 36 (30.51%) Risk Management
5 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (27.97%) Credit Risk
7 32 (27.12%) Investment Banking
8 31 (26.27%) Java
9 29 (24.58%) C#
10 26 (22.03%) C++
10 26 (22.03%) Stress Testing
11 24 (20.34%) Analytics
12 21 (17.80%) Big Data
12 21 (17.80%) Apache Spark
13 20 (16.95%) Scala
14 19 (16.10%) Grid Computing
15 18 (15.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (14.41%) .NET
16 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (14.41%) Google Cloud Platform
16 17 (14.41%) Data Protection
16 17 (14.41%) Derivative
17 16 (13.56%) R
18 15 (12.71%) Data Protection Act
19 14 (11.86%) Validation
20 13 (11.02%) Oracle
20 13 (11.02%) Apache
20 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills

Market Risk
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 21 (17.80%) Apache Spark
2 13 (11.02%) Apache
3 7 (5.93%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.69%) Confluence
4 2 (1.69%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.85%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (14.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.80%) Big Data
2 12 (10.17%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
4 7 (5.93%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.24%) MS Access
5 5 (4.24%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.69%) Apache Kudu
8 2 (1.69%) Impala
8 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.85%) Apache Ignite
9 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.85%) Power BI
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (8.47%) JIRA
2 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
General
1 62 (52.54%) Finance
2 53 (44.92%) Front Office
3 51 (43.22%) Banking
4 32 (27.12%) Investment Banking
5 10 (8.47%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.54%) Back Office
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Developer
2 28 (23.73%) Analyst
3 21 (17.80%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.41%) Risk Analyst
5 15 (12.71%) Market Risk Developer
6 14 (11.86%) Business Analyst
7 13 (11.02%) Python Developer
8 12 (10.17%) Java Developer
9 11 (9.32%) C# Developer
10 9 (7.63%) C++ Developer
10 9 (7.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 9 (7.63%) Quantitative Developer
11 8 (6.78%) Market Risk Analyst
11 8 (6.78%) Risk Business Analyst
12 7 (5.93%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Risk Manager
12 7 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (5.93%) SQL Developer
13 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
13 6 (5.08%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (6.78%) AngularJS
4 7 (5.93%) React
5 6 (5.08%) WCF
5 6 (5.08%) WPF
6 5 (4.24%) .NET Core
7 4 (3.39%) Flask
7 4 (3.39%) Pandas
8 3 (2.54%) Angular 2
8 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (2.54%) CSS
8 3 (2.54%) CSS3
8 3 (2.54%) HTML
8 3 (2.54%) HTML5
9 2 (1.69%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.69%) JNI
9 2 (1.69%) Spring
10 1 (0.85%) Murex MxML
10 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.97%) Credit Risk
2 19 (16.10%) Grid Computing
3 18 (15.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (14.41%) Derivative
5 15 (12.71%) Data Protection Act
6 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (8.47%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (6.78%) Fixed Income
9 6 (5.08%) Hedge funds
10 5 (4.24%) Reference Data
11 4 (3.39%) Equities
12 3 (2.54%) Algorithms
12 3 (2.54%) Data Structures
13 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Cloud
13 2 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
14 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
14 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
14 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.24%) Linux
2 4 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (30.51%) Risk Management
2 26 (22.03%) Stress Testing
3 24 (20.34%) Analytics
4 17 (14.41%) Data Protection
5 14 (11.86%) Validation
6 12 (10.17%) Data Analysis
6 12 (10.17%) Data Analytics
6 12 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.17%) Project Management
7 11 (9.32%) Mathematics
8 10 (8.47%) Software Engineering
8 10 (8.47%) Use Case
8 10 (8.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.63%) Scrum
9 9 (7.63%) SDLC
10 8 (6.78%) Performance Optimisation
11 7 (5.93%) Architecture Roadmap
11 7 (5.93%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 48 (40.68%) Python
2 36 (30.51%) SQL
3 31 (26.27%) Java
4 29 (24.58%) C#
5 26 (22.03%) C++
6 20 (16.95%) Scala
7 16 (13.56%) R
8 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
8 12 (10.17%) VBA
9 7 (5.93%) MATLAB
10 6 (5.08%) TypeScript
11 4 (3.39%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (3.39%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.54%) ES6
12 3 (2.54%) Haskell
12 3 (2.54%) Java 8
13 2 (1.69%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.85%) ABAP
14 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.78%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) PhD
3 1 (0.85%) CFA
3 1 (0.85%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.85%) MBA
3 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.85%) PMP
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.08%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) CRD IV
System Software
1 11 (9.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) Google
3 9 (7.63%) Sybase
4 5 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.24%) Murex
5 3 (2.54%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.54%) Reuters
6 2 (1.69%) Solace
7 1 (0.85%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.85%) Calypso
7 1 (0.85%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.85%) Palantir
7 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) SAP
7 1 (0.85%) Tableau