Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 710 652 528
Rank change year-on-year -58 -124 +10
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 118 200 282
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.65% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 152 233
England median daily rate £650 £625 £598
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.60% -0.42%
10th Percentile £431 £364 £438
90th Percentile £773 £824 £875
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £599
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.38% -0.21%
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 28,965 30,990 27,947
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.27% 33.46% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,080 20,549 18,227
England median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £291 £275 £263
90th Percentile £675 £663 £637
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 906 959 982
England median hourly rate £21.60 £21.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +4.88% -2.38%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.42 £52.50 £48.98
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +7.50% -5.53%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -43 118 £650 +4.00% 9
Market Risk
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (54.24%) Finance
2 50 (42.37%) Banking
3 44 (37.29%) Java
4 41 (34.75%) Front Office
5 37 (31.36%) Credit Risk
6 33 (27.97%) Risk Management
7 31 (26.27%) Apache Spark
8 27 (22.88%) C#
9 26 (22.03%) Stress Testing
10 24 (20.34%) Scala
11 23 (19.49%) SQL
12 22 (18.64%) Big Data
12 22 (18.64%) Investment Banking
13 21 (17.80%) .NET
14 19 (16.10%) Hadoop
14 19 (16.10%) Derivative
15 18 (15.25%) VBA
15 18 (15.25%) Data Modelling
15 18 (15.25%) Grid Computing
16 17 (14.41%) Python
16 17 (14.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (14.41%) Mathematics
17 16 (13.56%) Apache
17 16 (13.56%) C++
17 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
17 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Excel
18 15 (12.71%) Project Management
18 15 (12.71%) Analytics
19 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS

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 31 (26.27%) Apache Spark
2 16 (13.56%) Apache
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.54%) DataSynapse
4 3 (2.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (10.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.64%) Big Data
2 19 (16.10%) Hadoop
3 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.39%) MS Access
6 3 (2.54%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.69%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.69%) Impala
7 2 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.85%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.08%) Maven
2 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.69%) JIRA
3 1 (0.85%) ERwin
3 1 (0.85%) JMeter
3 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.85%) Subversion
3 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.85%) Toad
General
1 64 (54.24%) Finance
2 50 (42.37%) Banking
3 41 (34.75%) Front Office
4 22 (18.64%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.24%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.39%) Legal
7 2 (1.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (57.63%) Developer
2 30 (25.42%) Java Developer
3 24 (20.34%) Senior Developer
4 23 (19.49%) Market Risk Developer
5 16 (13.56%) Analyst
6 14 (11.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Market Risk Java Developer
7 10 (8.47%) Quantitative Developer
8 9 (7.63%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) Risk Analyst
8 9 (7.63%) Scala Developer
9 8 (6.78%) Risk Manager
10 7 (5.93%) C# Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Scala Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Architect
11 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
11 6 (5.08%) Risk Project Manager
11 6 (5.08%) SQL Developer
12 5 (4.24%) .NET Developer
12 5 (4.24%) Banking Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.80%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) Spring
3 7 (5.93%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.08%) WPF
5 5 (4.24%) WCF
6 4 (3.39%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.54%) JNI
7 3 (2.54%) Web Services
8 2 (1.69%) HTML
8 2 (1.69%) JSON
8 2 (1.69%) RESTful
9 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.85%) Java EE
9 1 (0.85%) Murex Flex
9 1 (0.85%) Murex MxML
9 1 (0.85%) Pandas
9 1 (0.85%) REST
9 1 (0.85%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 37 (31.36%) Credit Risk
2 19 (16.10%) Derivative
3 18 (15.25%) Grid Computing
4 17 (14.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 13 (11.02%) Greenfield Project
6 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (6.78%) Fixed Income
8 5 (4.24%) Equities
9 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
9 4 (3.39%) Data Structures
10 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (2.54%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.85%) NHS
12 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.85%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Unix
3 3 (2.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.97%) Risk Management
2 26 (22.03%) Stress Testing
3 18 (15.25%) Data Modelling
4 17 (14.41%) Mathematics
5 16 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (12.71%) Analytics
6 15 (12.71%) Project Management
7 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
8 12 (10.17%) Use Case
8 12 (10.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.32%) Multithreading
9 11 (9.32%) Workflow
10 10 (8.47%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (8.47%) SOA
11 9 (7.63%) PRINCE2
12 8 (6.78%) CRM
12 8 (6.78%) Data Architecture
12 8 (6.78%) ETL
12 8 (6.78%) Microservices
12 8 (6.78%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) Java
2 27 (22.88%) C#
3 24 (20.34%) Scala
4 23 (19.49%) SQL
5 18 (15.25%) VBA
6 17 (14.41%) Python
7 16 (13.56%) C++
8 7 (5.93%) Java 8
8 7 (5.93%) MATLAB
8 7 (5.93%) R
9 6 (5.08%) Haskell
10 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.54%) TypeScript
12 2 (1.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (1.69%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (9.32%) Degree
2 8 (6.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 7 (5.93%) CFA
4 2 (1.69%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.69%) PhD
5 1 (0.85%) MBA
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) PMO
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) HDFS
3 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.69%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 13 (11.02%) Oracle
2 10 (8.47%) Google
3 6 (5.08%) Sybase
4 4 (3.39%) Bloomberg
4 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.54%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.54%) Murex
5 3 (2.54%) Reuters
5 3 (2.54%) Solace
6 2 (1.69%) FactSet
7 1 (0.85%) Calypso
7 1 (0.85%) Cognos
7 1 (0.85%) Fiserv
7 1 (0.85%) IBM
7 1 (0.85%) Palantir
7 1 (0.85%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.85%) Tableau