Period
to 23 July 2018

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 6 months to 23 July 2018 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.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 565 400 521
Rank change year-on-year -165 +121 -100
Contract jobs citing EMIR 80 204 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.49% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.48% 4.03% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 154 55
London median daily rate £600 £569 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.49% +3.41% -5.98%
10th Percentile £325 £413 £313
90th Percentile £750 £688 £695
England median daily rate £600 £569 £550
% change year-on-year +5.49% +3.41% -5.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5,396 5,063 4,895
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.71% 12.10% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,829 3,578 3,490
London median daily rate £490 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.89% -
10th Percentile £302 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £415
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 62 50
London median hourly rate £25.25 £20.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.25% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £13.45
90th Percentile £68.58 £49.75 £43.83
England median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +31.58% -15.56% +4.65%

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing EMIR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 23 July 2018.

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 6 months to 23 July 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
Central London -73 11 £425 -26.09% 3
EMIR
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR 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 London region with a requirement for EMIR.

1 67 (83.75%) MiFID
2 52 (65.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 48 (60.00%) Banking
4 29 (36.25%) SQL
5 28 (35.00%) Finance
6 24 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (21.25%) Java
9 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (17.50%) Front Office
10 14 (17.50%) Unix
10 14 (17.50%) Business Analysis
11 13 (16.25%) Data Mapping
12 12 (15.00%) Scrum
12 12 (15.00%) .NET
13 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
13 11 (13.75%) C#
13 11 (13.75%) Python
13 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (12.50%) QA
14 10 (12.50%) VB.NET
14 10 (12.50%) XML
14 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
15 9 (11.25%) OO
15 9 (11.25%) Back Office
15 9 (11.25%) Asset Management
15 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Architecture

EMIR
Co-occurring 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 (1.25%) Apache
1 1 (1.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.25%) Confluence
1 1 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (11.25%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (8.75%) DB2
5 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.50%) Big Data
6 2 (2.50%) Blockchain
6 2 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.25%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.25%) HBase
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (11.25%) Jenkins
2 8 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.00%) Hudson
2 8 (10.00%) Maven
3 7 (8.75%) Ant
3 7 (8.75%) Gradle
4 4 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 2 (2.50%) Concordion
6 2 (2.50%) JBehave
6 2 (2.50%) JIRA
6 2 (2.50%) JUnit
6 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.25%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.25%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.25%) TestNG
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (60.00%) Banking
2 28 (35.00%) Finance
3 24 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 14 (17.50%) Front Office
5 9 (11.25%) Back Office
6 5 (6.25%) Legal
6 5 (6.25%) Private Banking
7 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (51.25%) Analyst
2 27 (33.75%) Business Analyst
3 24 (30.00%) Developer
4 13 (16.25%) Banking Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
7 8 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 8 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 6 (7.50%) Business IT Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) FX Business Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) IT Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) IT Business Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) Project Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) Business Manager
10 5 (6.25%) Business Project Manager
10 5 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) .NET
2 10 (12.50%) XML
3 8 (10.00%) JSON
4 7 (8.75%) Protocol Buffers
4 7 (8.75%) SOAP
4 7 (8.75%) Spring
5 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.75%) FpML
6 2 (2.50%) Flash
7 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.25%) React
7 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.75%) Derivative
3 7 (8.75%) Equities
3 7 (8.75%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.75%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.50%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.25%) ASIC
6 1 (1.25%) CUDA
6 1 (1.25%) DTCC
6 1 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.25%) Robotics
6 1 (1.25%) Synthetic Equity
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.50%) Unix
2 8 (10.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (1.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (17.50%) Business Analysis
4 13 (16.25%) Data Mapping
5 12 (15.00%) Scrum
6 10 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (11.25%) Asset Management
7 9 (11.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 9 (11.25%) OO
8 8 (10.00%) TDD
8 8 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.75%) Domain-Driven Design
9 7 (8.75%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (8.75%) Microservices
9 7 (8.75%) OOA/OOD
9 7 (8.75%) Refactoring
10 6 (7.50%) Data Modelling
10 6 (7.50%) Project Management
10 6 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 6 (7.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.25%) SQL
2 17 (21.25%) Java
3 11 (13.75%) C#
3 11 (13.75%) Python
3 11 (13.75%) T-SQL
4 10 (12.50%) VB.NET
5 7 (8.75%) Shell Script
6 6 (7.50%) Perl
7 4 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.75%) C++
9 2 (2.50%) Scala
10 1 (1.25%) C
10 1 (1.25%) Java 8
10 1 (1.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.50%) ISEB
2 2 (2.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.50%) PhD
3 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.25%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (83.75%) MiFID
2 52 (65.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (12.50%) QA
4 6 (7.50%) AIFMD
5 2 (2.50%) GDPR
6 1 (1.25%) Basel III
6 1 (1.25%) FATCA
6 1 (1.25%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.25%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (8.75%) Perforce
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Murex
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle
3 1 (1.25%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.25%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.25%) Tableau
3 1 (1.25%) Wallstreet Suite