Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for SEPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SEPA over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA)
UK > England
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 569 749 817
Rank change year-on-year +180 +68 -88
Contract jobs citing SEPA 16 70 47
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.039% 0.085% 0.051%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.40% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 37 35
Median daily rate £524 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.75% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £375
90th Percentile £619 £675 £623
UK median daily rate £524 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +4.75% - -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

SEPA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance 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 quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4,019 8,609 11,220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 9.87% 10.40% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,400 5,346 7,230
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £250 £250 £263
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 330 323
Median hourly rate £27.30 £22.83 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -2.84% +17.50%
10th Percentile £12.82 £10.75 £12.29
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.55 £51.15
Median hourly rate £25.60 £23.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year +11.28% -2.13% +6.82%

SEPA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SEPA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SEPA in England

SEPA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SEPA in England.

Daily rate trend for SEPA in England

SEPA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SEPA in England over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SEPA in England

SEPA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SEPA in England.

Hourly rate trend for SEPA in England

SEPA
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 SEPA within the England region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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 +135 16 £524 +2.20%
SEPA
UK

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing SEPA 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 SEPA.

1 8 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 7 (43.75%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) EFT
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle iProcurement
3 6 (37.50%) Cash Management
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Cash Management
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 6 (37.50%) Record to Report
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 3 (18.75%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (12.50%) PSD2
6 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 2 (12.50%) TARGET2
6 2 (12.50%) ISO 20022
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Trading

SEPA
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:

Business Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Cash Management
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle iProcurement
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (6.25%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) General Ledger
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) Retail
5 1 (6.25%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle P2P Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Oracle Functional Consultant
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Business Consultant
6 2 (12.50%) Payments Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Payments Architect
6 2 (12.50%) Payments Consultant
7 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Payments Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 6 (37.50%) EFT
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Cash Management
2 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
2 6 (37.50%) Procure-to-Pay
2 6 (37.50%) Record to Report
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Requirements Gathering
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Project Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Attestation
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) ISO 20022
1 2 (12.50%) PSD2
1 2 (12.50%) TARGET2
2 1 (6.25%) FATCA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle