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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Market Risk
UK / England
Rank 451 471 436
Rank change year-on-year +20 -35  
Contract jobs citing Market Risk 132 148 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.97% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 99 130
Median daily rate £600 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £1,100 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £623 £500 £425
% change year-on-year +24.50% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 13406 15228 14690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.07% 31.17% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8669 10047 9002
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 505 520 610
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.54 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.17% +18.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.40 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 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 +20 131 £600 -4.00% 15
Yorkshire +12 1 £500 -9.09%
Market Risk
UK

Market Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 179 (64.39%) Finance
2 128 (46.04%) Banking
3 83 (29.86%) Credit Risk
4 82 (29.50%) Risk Management
5 80 (28.78%) Java
6 70 (25.18%) C++
7 69 (24.82%) Mathematics
8 64 (23.02%) C#
9 59 (21.22%) SQL
10 57 (20.50%) Investment Banking
11 55 (19.78%) Front Office
12 54 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
13 53 (19.06%) Derivative
14 39 (14.03%) Analytics
15 37 (13.31%) OO
15 37 (13.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 36 (12.95%) Oracle
17 35 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
18 34 (12.23%) Degree
19 33 (11.87%) Big Data
20 31 (11.15%) SQL Server
20 31 (11.15%) Python
21 26 (9.35%) PnL Attribution
22 25 (8.99%) Business Analysis
22 25 (8.99%) .NET
22 25 (8.99%) Multithreading
23 24 (8.63%) Project Management
24 23 (8.27%) Scrum
24 23 (8.27%) MATLAB
24 23 (8.27%) Subversion

Market Risk
Top Related 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 20 (7.19%) Apache Spark
2 12 (4.32%) Oracle Coherence
3 6 (2.16%) JBoss
3 6 (2.16%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.80%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.80%) DataSynapse
4 5 (1.80%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.08%) SAS
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) GemFire
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 18 (6.47%) MS Office
2 13 (4.68%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.44%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.36%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.36%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.36%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.36%) Sylvan
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.36%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (0.36%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.36%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.87%) Big Data
2 31 (11.15%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.55%) Hadoop
4 11 (3.96%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.88%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (2.52%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (2.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (2.16%) Data Lake
7 6 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.16%) Hazelcast
7 6 (2.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.44%) Data Mart
8 4 (1.44%) Power BI
8 4 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.72%) HBase
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.36%) QlikView
10 1 (0.36%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 23 (8.27%) Subversion
2 20 (7.19%) JIRA
3 11 (3.96%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.44%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.44%) JSUnit
5 4 (1.44%) JUnit
5 4 (1.44%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio
6 3 (1.08%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.08%) Mocha
7 2 (0.72%) Maven
7 2 (0.72%) NUnit
7 2 (0.72%) webpack
8 1 (0.36%) Grunt
8 1 (0.36%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.36%) SpecFlow
General
1 179 (64.39%) Finance
2 128 (46.04%) Banking
3 57 (20.50%) Investment Banking
4 55 (19.78%) Front Office
5 16 (5.76%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.60%) Retail
7 8 (2.88%) Back Office
8 4 (1.44%) French Language
8 4 (1.44%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Marketing
9 2 (0.72%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 132 (47.48%) Developer
2 78 (28.06%) Analyst
3 53 (19.06%) Risk Analyst
4 44 (15.83%) Business Analyst
5 42 (15.11%) Market Risk Analyst
6 35 (12.59%) Java Developer
7 34 (12.23%) Architect
7 34 (12.23%) Market Risk Developer
8 33 (11.87%) Quantitative Developer
9 29 (10.43%) C++ Developer
9 29 (10.43%) Risk Business Analyst
10 26 (9.35%) C# Developer
11 24 (8.63%) Senior Developer
11 24 (8.63%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (7.55%) Market Risk Business Analyst
13 20 (7.19%) Market Risk Java Developer
14 17 (6.12%) MATLAB Developer
15 14 (5.04%) Market Analyst
15 14 (5.04%) Qualitative Analyst
15 14 (5.04%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.99%) .NET
2 12 (4.32%) Web Services
3 10 (3.60%) WCF
4 8 (2.88%) STL
5 7 (2.52%) Spring
5 7 (2.52%) WPF
6 6 (2.16%) J2EE
7 5 (1.80%) RESTful
8 4 (1.44%) AngularJS
8 4 (1.44%) CSS
8 4 (1.44%) HTML
8 4 (1.44%) HTML5
8 4 (1.44%) Node.js
8 4 (1.44%) WF
8 4 (1.44%) XML
9 3 (1.08%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.08%) CORBA
9 3 (1.08%) SOAP
9 3 (1.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (1.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 83 (29.86%) Credit Risk
2 53 (19.06%) Derivative
3 37 (13.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (12.59%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (7.55%) Equities
6 18 (6.47%) Fixed Income
7 12 (4.32%) Management Information System
8 11 (3.96%) Computer Science
9 10 (3.60%) Algorithms
10 9 (3.24%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (2.52%) Grid Computing
11 7 (2.52%) Taxonomies
11 7 (2.52%) Virtual Team
12 6 (2.16%) User Experience
13 4 (1.44%) OTC Derivatives
14 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
14 2 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
15 1 (0.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 1 (0.36%) PMI
15 1 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (6.83%) Unix
2 10 (3.60%) Linux
3 7 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.50%) Risk Management
2 69 (24.82%) Mathematics
3 54 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (14.03%) Analytics
5 37 (13.31%) OO
6 26 (9.35%) PnL Attribution
7 25 (8.99%) Business Analysis
7 25 (8.99%) Multithreading
8 24 (8.63%) Project Management
9 23 (8.27%) Scrum
9 23 (8.27%) SDLC
10 22 (7.91%) Stress Testing
10 22 (7.91%) Validation
11 21 (7.55%) Physics
11 21 (7.55%) Quantitative Finance
12 20 (7.19%) Mathematical Modelling
13 19 (6.83%) Data Modelling
14 18 (6.47%) OOP
15 17 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.78%) Java
2 70 (25.18%) C++
3 64 (23.02%) C#
4 59 (21.22%) SQL
5 31 (11.15%) Python
6 23 (8.27%) MATLAB
7 20 (7.19%) Scala
8 19 (6.83%) VBA
9 9 (3.24%) Korn
10 8 (2.88%) C
10 8 (2.88%) Haskell
11 7 (2.52%) PowerShell
12 6 (2.16%) Perl
12 6 (2.16%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
13 3 (1.08%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.72%) ES6
14 2 (0.72%) R
15 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (12.23%) Degree
2 15 (5.40%) PhD
3 3 (1.08%) CBAP
3 3 (1.08%) ISEB
3 3 (1.08%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.36%) CFA
4 1 (0.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.68%) MiFID
2 10 (3.60%) Data Quality
2 10 (3.60%) Dodd-Frank
2 10 (3.60%) QA
3 8 (2.88%) Basel III
4 6 (2.16%) PMO
5 4 (1.44%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.08%) EMIR
6 3 (1.08%) SLA
7 2 (0.72%) IFRS
7 2 (0.72%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.36%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.80%) Control-M
2 3 (1.08%) Dollar Universe
3 2 (0.72%) Puppet
4 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (12.95%) Oracle
2 21 (7.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (4.32%) Sybase
4 8 (2.88%) Murex
5 7 (2.52%) Algorithmics
6 5 (1.80%) Cloudera
6 5 (1.80%) Sophis
7 4 (1.44%) Calypso
8 3 (1.08%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.72%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.72%) Perforce
9 2 (0.72%) SAP
9 2 (0.72%) Vertica
10 1 (0.36%) Ab Initio
10 1 (0.36%) BISAM
10 1 (0.36%) FactSet
10 1 (0.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.36%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.36%) Solace
10 1 (0.36%) StatPro
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