The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Solvency II skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Solvency II over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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.

Solvency II
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 554 453
Rank change year-on-year +15 -101  
Contract jobs citing Solvency II 37 70 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.75% 1.28% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 60 111
Median daily rate £550 £519 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £337 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £725 £500
% change year-on-year -13.79% +45.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Solvency II is in the quality assurance and compliance 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 quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4941 5469 5825
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.77% 10.95% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3262 3549 3582
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 178 166
Median hourly rate £19.70 £35.00 £25.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.71% +39.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.72 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £60.27 £48.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

Solvency II
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Solvency II as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Solvency II in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Solvency II in England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Solvency II in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Solvency II in England

Solvency II
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 Solvency II within the England region over the 3 months to 30 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 +7 25 £550 +12.82% 3
South East +26 9 £600 -5.88% 1
West Midlands - 2 £625 -
Solvency II
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Solvency II 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 Solvency II.

1 57 (56.44%) Finance
2 23 (22.77%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
3 19 (18.81%) Data Quality
4 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (17.82%) Business Analysis
5 14 (13.86%) Banking
6 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (12.87%) Data Analysis
6 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (11.88%) Data Management
7 12 (11.88%) SQL
7 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (10.89%) Project Management
9 10 (9.90%) Asset Management
9 10 (9.90%) Data Governance
9 10 (9.90%) MiFID
9 10 (9.90%) Investment Management
10 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (7.92%) Retail
11 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
11 8 (7.92%) GAP Analysis
11 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
11 8 (7.92%) Sybase
11 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
11 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (7.92%) Data Extraction
12 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (6.93%) ETL

Solvency II
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 4 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.98%) Confluence
3 2 (1.98%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.98%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.98%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.99%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.96%) Big Data
5 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.98%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) Subversion
2 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.99%) ERwin
General
1 57 (56.44%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Banking
3 8 (7.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.97%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Front Office
6 2 (1.98%) Private Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (63.37%) Analyst
2 45 (44.55%) Business Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Data Analyst
3 15 (14.85%) Solvency II Business Analyst
4 14 (13.86%) Project Manager
5 10 (9.90%) Data Quality Analyst
5 10 (9.90%) Quality Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Excel Analyst
6 9 (8.91%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 7 (6.93%) Architect
7 7 (6.93%) Report Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Data Business Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Solvency II Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) Finance Business Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Financial Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) Middleware
1 3 (2.97%) SAP PI
2 2 (1.98%) .NET
2 2 (1.98%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.98%) Flash
3 1 (0.99%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (0.99%) FpML
3 1 (0.99%) MDX
3 1 (0.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.95%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (3.96%) Market Risk
3 4 (3.96%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.96%) Reinsurance
4 3 (2.97%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.97%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.97%) SCADA
4 3 (2.97%) Social Media
5 2 (1.98%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.98%) Derivative
5 2 (1.98%) Equities
5 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Data Modelling
2 18 (17.82%) Business Analysis
2 18 (17.82%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (12.87%) Data Analysis
3 13 (12.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (11.88%) Data Management
5 11 (10.89%) Project Management
6 10 (9.90%) Asset Management
6 10 (9.90%) Data Governance
6 10 (9.90%) Investment Management
7 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (7.92%) Data Extraction
8 8 (7.92%) GAP Analysis
8 8 (7.92%) PRINCE2
8 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
9 7 (6.93%) ETL
9 7 (6.93%) UML
9 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.93%) Validation
10 6 (5.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.88%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.97%) VBA
4 2 (1.98%) C#
4 2 (1.98%) C++
4 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.98%) Python
4 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 3 (2.97%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.97%) PMP
3 2 (1.98%) IIBA
3 2 (1.98%) ISEB
3 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.99%) AAT
4 1 (0.99%) ACCA
4 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (18.81%) Data Quality
2 10 (9.90%) MiFID
3 6 (5.94%) IFRS
4 5 (4.95%) EMIR
4 5 (4.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.97%) IFRS 9
6 2 (1.98%) AIFMD
6 2 (1.98%) Basel III
6 2 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.98%) QA
7 1 (0.99%) Basel II
7 1 (0.99%) FATCA
7 1 (0.99%) GDPR
7 1 (0.99%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.99%) PMO
Vendors
1 8 (7.92%) Sybase
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) SAP
3 3 (2.97%) Cloudera
3 3 (2.97%) Guidewire
3 3 (2.97%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) Pega
3 3 (2.97%) Tableau
4 2 (1.98%) Algorithmics
4 2 (1.98%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.98%) Cognos
4 2 (1.98%) Informatica
4 2 (1.98%) Perforce
5 1 (0.99%) Epicor
5 1 (0.99%) Microgen
5 1 (0.99%) Murex
5 1 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (0.99%) Sage
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