Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 691 482 617
Rank change year-on-year -209 +135 -137
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 187 425 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.20% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 1.32% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 309 179
England median daily rate £650 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £455 £450 £448
90th Percentile £754 £938 £913
UK median daily rate £650 £650 £625
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
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 31,877 32,099 31,709
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.45% 33.79% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,282 21,549 20,799
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £284 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 943 911 1,122
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.78 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.59% +3.91% +5.10%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 -165 185 £650 - 17
East of England - 1 - -
Market Risk
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 95 (50.80%) Banking
2 91 (48.66%) Finance
3 74 (39.57%) Credit Risk
4 72 (38.50%) C#
5 63 (33.69%) SQL
6 62 (33.16%) Investment Banking
7 60 (32.09%) Stress Testing
8 58 (31.02%) .NET
8 58 (31.02%) Front Office
9 56 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
10 51 (27.27%) SQL Server
11 49 (26.20%) Fixed Income
12 47 (25.13%) Risk Management
13 44 (23.53%) Java
14 36 (19.25%) Derivative
15 35 (18.72%) WCF
16 34 (18.18%) WPF
16 34 (18.18%) JIRA
17 32 (17.11%) MVVM
18 30 (16.04%) Test Scripting
18 30 (16.04%) T-SQL
19 29 (15.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 29 (15.51%) .NET Framework
19 29 (15.51%) Integration Testing
20 28 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 28 (14.97%) MongoDB
20 28 (14.97%) NoSQL
20 28 (14.97%) Subversion
20 28 (14.97%) Enterprise Software
20 28 (14.97%) Technical Analysis

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 22 (11.76%) Apache Spark
2 15 (8.02%) Oracle Coherence
3 13 (6.95%) Apache
4 7 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.60%) Confluence
6 2 (1.07%) SAS
7 1 (0.53%) GemFire
Applications
1 12 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.07%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.53%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.53%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.97%) MongoDB
2 28 (14.97%) NoSQL
2 28 (14.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (12.83%) Big Data
4 11 (5.88%) Hadoop
5 10 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.74%) Riak
6 7 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.60%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.07%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.07%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.53%) Base SAS
10 1 (0.53%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.53%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (18.18%) JIRA
2 28 (14.97%) Subversion
3 27 (14.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (3.74%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.14%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.14%) Maven
5 4 (2.14%) TestDirector
6 3 (1.60%) JMeter
6 3 (1.60%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.53%) ERwin
7 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.53%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.53%) Toad
7 1 (0.53%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 95 (50.80%) Banking
2 91 (48.66%) Finance
3 62 (33.16%) Investment Banking
4 58 (31.02%) Front Office
5 4 (2.14%) Legal
6 3 (1.60%) Back Office
6 3 (1.60%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.53%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (63.64%) Developer
2 58 (31.02%) Market Risk Developer
3 54 (28.88%) C# Developer
4 37 (19.79%) Analyst
5 30 (16.04%) Senior Developer
6 28 (14.97%) Credit Risk Developer
7 27 (14.44%) Java Developer
8 26 (13.90%) C# WCF Developer
8 26 (13.90%) WCF Developer
9 23 (12.30%) Business Analyst
10 22 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
11 18 (9.63%) Quantitative Developer
12 13 (6.95%) Senior Java Developer
13 12 (6.42%) Python Developer
13 12 (6.42%) Risk Business Analyst
14 11 (5.88%) Murex Analyst
14 11 (5.88%) Murex Business Analyst
14 11 (5.88%) Scala Developer
14 11 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
14 11 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (31.02%) .NET
2 35 (18.72%) WCF
3 34 (18.18%) WPF
4 29 (15.51%) .NET Framework
5 27 (14.44%) Reactive Extensions
5 27 (14.44%) Task Parallel Library
6 7 (3.74%) Spring
7 5 (2.67%) Java EE
8 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.14%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.14%) RESTful
8 4 (2.14%) Web Services
9 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.60%) HTML
9 3 (1.60%) JSON
10 2 (1.07%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.07%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (1.07%) Murex Flex
10 2 (1.07%) Murex MxML
10 2 (1.07%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 74 (39.57%) Credit Risk
2 49 (26.20%) Fixed Income
3 36 (19.25%) Derivative
4 29 (15.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (14.97%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (5.35%) Equities
6 10 (5.35%) Grid Computing
7 7 (3.74%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (3.74%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 7 (3.74%) OTC Derivatives
8 6 (3.21%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.21%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.07%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
12 1 (0.53%) Reference Data
12 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.21%) Linux
2 5 (2.67%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (32.09%) Stress Testing
2 56 (29.95%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (25.13%) Risk Management
4 32 (17.11%) MVVM
5 30 (16.04%) Test Scripting
6 29 (15.51%) Integration Testing
7 28 (14.97%) Technical Analysis
8 27 (14.44%) SOLID
9 19 (10.16%) Analytics
10 18 (9.63%) Multithreading
11 17 (9.09%) Migration
11 17 (9.09%) OO
11 17 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 16 (8.56%) Mathematics
13 15 (8.02%) Data Modelling
13 15 (8.02%) Project Management
13 15 (8.02%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (7.49%) BDD
14 14 (7.49%) Workflow
15 12 (6.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 72 (38.50%) C#
2 63 (33.69%) SQL
3 44 (23.53%) Java
4 30 (16.04%) T-SQL
5 24 (12.83%) Python
6 22 (11.76%) Scala
7 19 (10.16%) VBA
8 16 (8.56%) C++
9 7 (3.74%) Haskell
9 7 (3.74%) R
10 6 (3.21%) Java 8
11 3 (1.60%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.07%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 7 (3.74%) Degree
3 4 (2.14%) CFA
4 2 (1.07%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) IFRS
2 1 (0.53%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.53%) MiFID
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (6.42%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (10.70%) Oracle
2 15 (8.02%) Murex
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.07%) Algorithmics
4 2 (1.07%) OpenLink
4 2 (1.07%) SunGard
5 1 (0.53%) Cognos
5 1 (0.53%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Tableau