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 3 months to 27 June 2017 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 423 505 442
Rank change year-on-year +82 -63  
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 179 118 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.41% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% 0.71% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 92 160
Median daily rate £575 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £500 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £750 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £500 £538
% change year-on-year -17.50% -6.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Market Risk is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14509 16515 16170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.55% 33.30% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9503 10997 10406
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 539 561
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.07 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Market Risk
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Market Risk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 +55 174 £575 -8.00% 14
East Midlands - 5 £413 -
Market Risk
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Market Risk 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 Market Risk.

1 178 (57.61%) Finance
2 149 (48.22%) Banking
3 109 (35.28%) Java
4 103 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 96 (31.07%) SQL
6 93 (30.10%) Investment Banking
7 88 (28.48%) Credit Risk
8 84 (27.18%) Front Office
9 68 (22.01%) C#
9 68 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (19.09%) C++
11 54 (17.48%) Mathematics
12 51 (16.50%) Big Data
13 46 (14.89%) Analytics
14 45 (14.56%) Python
15 42 (13.59%) SQL Server
16 41 (13.27%) Hadoop
17 40 (12.94%) VBA
18 39 (12.62%) Stress Testing
19 38 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
19 38 (12.30%) Derivative
20 37 (11.97%) Oracle
21 34 (11.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 33 (10.68%) .NET
23 31 (10.03%) Business Analysis
23 31 (10.03%) Microsoft
23 31 (10.03%) Computer Science
24 30 (9.71%) JIRA
25 29 (9.39%) Linux
26 28 (9.06%) Unix

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 19 (6.15%) Apache Spark
2 10 (3.24%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (2.91%) Apache Pig
4 8 (2.59%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (1.29%) DataSynapse
6 3 (0.97%) Apache
6 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) GemFire
7 2 (0.65%) JBoss
7 2 (0.65%) SAS
7 2 (0.65%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (8.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (7.12%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Sylvan
2 1 (0.32%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.32%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.32%) Summit
2 1 (0.32%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.32%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.97%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.50%) Big Data
2 42 (13.59%) SQL Server
3 41 (13.27%) Hadoop
4 24 (7.77%) Relational Database
5 16 (5.18%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.88%) HBase
7 11 (3.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (3.24%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.91%) Data Mining
10 8 (2.59%) Hazelcast
10 8 (2.59%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.59%) MySQL
11 7 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.29%) Data Mart
14 3 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 2 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.65%) MS Access
15 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (9.71%) JIRA
2 13 (4.21%) Jenkins
2 13 (4.21%) Subversion
2 13 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.59%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.29%) Maven
5 4 (1.29%) SpecFlow
6 3 (0.97%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.97%) FitNesse
6 3 (0.97%) JSUnit
6 3 (0.97%) JUnit
6 3 (0.97%) Mocha
6 3 (0.97%) PHPUnit
7 2 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.65%) webpack
8 1 (0.32%) Ant
8 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.32%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.32%) Selenium
General
1 178 (57.61%) Finance
2 149 (48.22%) Banking
3 93 (30.10%) Investment Banking
4 84 (27.18%) Front Office
5 22 (7.12%) Back Office
6 20 (6.47%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.29%) French Language
7 4 (1.29%) Retail
8 3 (0.97%) Legal
9 2 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 146 (47.25%) Developer
2 92 (29.77%) Analyst
3 60 (19.42%) Risk Analyst
4 50 (16.18%) Java Developer
5 49 (15.86%) Business Analyst
6 43 (13.92%) Market Risk Analyst
7 37 (11.97%) Risk Business Analyst
8 33 (10.68%) Architect
9 32 (10.36%) Quantitative Developer
10 27 (8.74%) C++ Developer
11 26 (8.41%) Market Risk Business Analyst
12 21 (6.80%) C# Developer
12 21 (6.80%) Senior Developer
13 20 (6.47%) Solutions Architect
14 19 (6.15%) Market Risk Developer
15 18 (5.83%) Front Office Developer
15 18 (5.83%) Python Developer
16 16 (5.18%) IT Analyst
16 16 (5.18%) IT Risk Analyst
17 15 (4.85%) Market Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (10.68%) .NET
2 19 (6.15%) HTML
2 19 (6.15%) Web Services
3 15 (4.85%) WCF
4 14 (4.53%) CSS
5 13 (4.21%) AngularJS
6 12 (3.88%) Spring
6 12 (3.88%) WPF
7 9 (2.91%) HTML5
7 9 (2.91%) REST
8 8 (2.59%) Kafka
8 8 (2.59%) XML-RPC
9 7 (2.27%) Node.js
10 5 (1.62%) ASP.NET
10 5 (1.62%) CSS3
10 5 (1.62%) J2EE
10 5 (1.62%) LINQ
10 5 (1.62%) React
10 5 (1.62%) STL
10 5 (1.62%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (28.48%) Credit Risk
2 38 (12.30%) Analytical Skills
2 38 (12.30%) Derivative
3 34 (11.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (10.03%) Computer Science
5 20 (6.47%) Fixed Income
6 17 (5.50%) Equities
7 10 (3.24%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.24%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.59%) Fintech
9 7 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 6 (1.94%) Grid Computing
10 6 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.62%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.62%) User Experience
12 4 (1.29%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
14 2 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
14 2 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.39%) Linux
2 28 (9.06%) Unix
3 18 (5.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 68 (22.01%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (17.48%) Mathematics
4 46 (14.89%) Analytics
5 39 (12.62%) Stress Testing
6 31 (10.03%) Business Analysis
7 27 (8.74%) Data Analysis
7 27 (8.74%) TDD
8 26 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
9 25 (8.09%) Multithreading
10 24 (7.77%) Scrum
11 22 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (7.12%) PnL Attribution
12 21 (6.80%) Data Modelling
12 21 (6.80%) Machine Learning
13 20 (6.47%) Validation
14 17 (5.50%) SDLC
15 15 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (4.53%) Asset Management
17 13 (4.21%) Credit Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (35.28%) Java
2 96 (31.07%) SQL
3 68 (22.01%) C#
4 59 (19.09%) C++
5 45 (14.56%) Python
6 40 (12.94%) VBA
7 28 (9.06%) Scala
8 17 (5.50%) JavaScript
9 16 (5.18%) R
10 13 (4.21%) PowerShell
11 10 (3.24%) Korn
12 7 (2.27%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.94%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.94%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.62%) C
15 4 (1.29%) Perl
16 3 (0.97%) ES6
16 3 (0.97%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.65%) VB.NET
18 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (9.06%) Degree
2 14 (4.53%) PhD
3 10 (3.24%) Numerate Degree
4 8 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.97%) CFA
5 3 (0.97%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.50%) Data Quality
2 13 (4.21%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (3.24%) MiFID
4 4 (1.29%) COREP
5 3 (0.97%) Basel II
5 3 (0.97%) QA
6 2 (0.65%) Basel III
6 2 (0.65%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.32%) EMIR
7 1 (0.32%) FATCA
7 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.94%) Docker
2 3 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.27%) Control-M
2 5 (1.62%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (11.97%) Oracle
2 31 (10.03%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.50%) Murex
4 16 (5.18%) Sybase
5 10 (3.24%) Calypso
6 9 (2.91%) Cloudera
7 8 (2.59%) Sophis
8 4 (1.29%) SAP
9 3 (0.97%) Remedy
10 2 (0.65%) Algorithmics
10 2 (0.65%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.65%) BISAM
10 2 (0.65%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.65%) FactSet
10 2 (0.65%) Perforce
10 2 (0.65%) StatPro
10 2 (0.65%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.65%) Vertica
10 2 (0.65%) Wallstreet Suite
11 1 (0.32%) Solace
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