The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for EMIR skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited EMIR over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
England / London
Rank 299 378 357
Rank change year-on-year +79 -21  
Contract jobs citing EMIR 107 58 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.26% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.56% 2.41% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 35 44
Median daily rate £575 £576 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.08% +4.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £355 £504
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £900 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £563 £340 £400
% change year-on-year +65.44% -15.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EMIR 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 London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2349 2411 2370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.20% 10.89% 11.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1661 1697 1664
Median daily rate £500 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £278 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £624
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 17
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% +1.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in London

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing EMIR in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for EMIR in London

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMIR in London over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMIR in London

EMIR
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +10 15 £593 -1.25% 3
Canary Wharf - 4 £525 -
EMIR
England

EMIR
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR 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 London region with a requirement for EMIR.

1 142 (79.78%) MiFID
2 133 (74.72%) Dodd-Frank
3 101 (56.74%) Banking
4 93 (52.25%) Finance
5 59 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (25.28%) Derivative
7 44 (24.72%) SQL
8 43 (24.16%) Scrum
9 42 (23.60%) Java
10 41 (23.03%) Investment Banking
11 38 (21.35%) Business Analysis
12 36 (20.22%) Front Office
13 32 (17.98%) Microservices
14 31 (17.42%) XML
14 31 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
14 31 (17.42%) Change Management
15 29 (16.29%) Relational Database
16 28 (15.73%) DB2
17 26 (14.61%) Shell Script
17 26 (14.61%) Unix
17 26 (14.61%) Domain-Driven Design
18 24 (13.48%) Spring
19 23 (12.92%) Maven
19 23 (12.92%) JSON
19 23 (12.92%) Git (software)
20 22 (12.36%) OO
20 22 (12.36%) Fixed Income
20 22 (12.36%) Gradle
20 22 (12.36%) Jenkins
21 21 (11.80%) SDLC

EMIR
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (0.56%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS Project
3 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BondVision
1 1 (0.56%) CA PPM
1 1 (0.56%) Global One
1 1 (0.56%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) DSL
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.29%) Relational Database
2 28 (15.73%) DB2
3 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.69%) Big Data
4 3 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.56%) HBase
6 1 (0.56%) KDB
6 1 (0.56%) MS Access
6 1 (0.56%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.56%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 23 (12.92%) Git (software)
1 23 (12.92%) Maven
2 22 (12.36%) Gradle
2 22 (12.36%) Jenkins
3 20 (11.24%) Concordion
3 20 (11.24%) Cucumber
3 20 (11.24%) JBehave
4 19 (10.67%) Ant
4 19 (10.67%) Hudson
5 15 (8.43%) JUnit
6 11 (6.18%) Selenium
7 10 (5.62%) FitNesse
8 7 (3.93%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.37%) TestComplete
10 5 (2.81%) Subversion
11 4 (2.25%) Mockito
12 3 (1.69%) Toad
13 2 (1.12%) JIRA
14 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
14 1 (0.56%) NUnit
General
1 101 (56.74%) Banking
2 93 (52.25%) Finance
3 41 (23.03%) Investment Banking
4 36 (20.22%) Front Office
5 19 (10.67%) Back Office
6 7 (3.93%) Legal
7 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.69%) Private Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) German Language
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
9 1 (0.56%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 81 (45.51%) Analyst
2 74 (41.57%) Business Analyst
3 45 (25.28%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 33 (18.54%) Developer
5 29 (16.29%) Java Developer
6 27 (15.17%) Project Manager
7 25 (14.04%) Regulatory Business Analyst
8 13 (7.30%) Report Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Report Manager
12 9 (5.06%) Business IT Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) IT Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) IT Business Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) MiFID Project Manager
13 8 (4.49%) Front Office Business Analyst
14 7 (3.93%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.42%) XML
2 24 (13.48%) Spring
3 23 (12.92%) JSON
4 19 (10.67%) SOAP
5 12 (6.74%) Protocol Buffers
6 8 (4.49%) FpML
7 6 (3.37%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (2.81%) AngularJS
8 5 (2.81%) HTML
9 3 (1.69%) CSS
9 3 (1.69%) Guice
9 3 (1.69%) HTML5
9 3 (1.69%) Lambda Expressions
9 3 (1.69%) Node.js
9 3 (1.69%) React
9 3 (1.69%) REST
9 3 (1.69%) RxJS
10 1 (0.56%) JavaFX
10 1 (0.56%) jQuery
10 1 (0.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 45 (25.28%) Derivative
2 22 (12.36%) Fixed Income
3 20 (11.24%) Equities
4 14 (7.87%) OTC Derivatives
5 13 (7.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (6.18%) Reference Data
7 6 (3.37%) Fintech
8 5 (2.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 5 (2.81%) Swaptions
9 4 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
10 3 (1.69%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.12%) ASIC
11 2 (1.12%) PMI
11 2 (1.12%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.56%) Contract for Difference
12 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.61%) Unix
2 2 (1.12%) Windows
3 1 (0.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (33.15%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (24.16%) Scrum
3 38 (21.35%) Business Analysis
4 32 (17.98%) Microservices
5 31 (17.42%) Change Management
5 31 (17.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (14.61%) Domain-Driven Design
7 22 (12.36%) OO
8 21 (11.80%) SDLC
9 20 (11.24%) OOA/OOD
10 16 (8.99%) Investment Management
10 16 (8.99%) Project Management
11 14 (7.87%) TDD
12 12 (6.74%) Automated Testing
13 11 (6.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 11 (6.18%) Client Onboarding
13 11 (6.18%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (6.18%) Refactoring
14 10 (5.62%) Asset Management
14 10 (5.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 44 (24.72%) SQL
2 42 (23.60%) Java
3 26 (14.61%) Shell Script
4 5 (2.81%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.25%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.12%) C#
7 1 (0.56%) Python
7 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (7.87%) Degree
2 6 (3.37%) PMI Certification
2 6 (3.37%) PMP
3 3 (1.69%) ISEB
4 2 (1.12%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.56%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (79.78%) MiFID
2 133 (74.72%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (10.11%) FATCA
4 9 (5.06%) QA
5 8 (4.49%) AIFMD
6 4 (2.25%) Solvency II
7 3 (1.69%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.56%) Basel II
8 1 (0.56%) Basel III
8 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (11.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.69%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (10.67%) Perforce
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle
3 4 (2.25%) GoldenSource
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.12%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.12%) Murex
5 1 (0.56%) CA
5 1 (0.56%) Charles River
5 1 (0.56%) eSpeed
5 1 (0.56%) FXall
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) MarketAxess
5 1 (0.56%) SunGard
5 1 (0.56%) Sybase
5 1 (0.56%) Tradeweb
5 1 (0.56%) Twitter
5 1 (0.56%) Wallstreet Suite