Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 572 400 533
Rank change year-on-year -172 +133 -153
Contract jobs citing EMIR 57 230 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.51% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.18% 4.00% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 157 56
London median daily rate £700 £550 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -4.35% -
10th Percentile £425 £363 £382
90th Percentile £750 £705 £725
England median daily rate £700 £550 £575
% change year-on-year +27.27% -4.35% -
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 4,820 5,750 4,936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.42% 12.64% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,408 4,144 3,460
London median daily rate £475 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.04% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £275 £306 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £640
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 64 68
London median hourly rate £25.50 £19.75 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.11% +3.50% -4.59%
10th Percentile £11.03 £12.16 £12.43
90th Percentile £57.50 £47.00 £56.47
England median hourly rate £22.33 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +11.66% -11.77% +5.19%

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 October 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 October 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 -61 10 £588 +6.82% 3
South London -25 4 £550 +10.00%
EMIR
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 53 (92.98%) MiFID
2 30 (52.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 28 (49.12%) Banking
4 21 (36.84%) Finance
5 17 (29.82%) SQL
6 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (19.30%) Front Office
8 11 (19.30%) Python
8 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
8 11 (19.30%) .NET
8 11 (19.30%) C#
8 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (19.30%) Data Mapping
9 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
9 10 (17.54%) TDD
9 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
11 8 (14.04%) BDD
12 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
12 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
13 6 (10.53%) QA
13 6 (10.53%) Scrum
13 6 (10.53%) Java

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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) Apache Spark
1 5 (8.77%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Summit
1 1 (1.75%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.53%) NoSQL
4 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.02%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (5.26%) Big Data
7 2 (3.51%) OLAP
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.75%) DB2
8 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.75%) HBase
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Cucumber
2 3 (5.26%) Concordion
2 3 (5.26%) JBehave
2 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 3 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (1.75%) ER Studio
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.75%) TestNG
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (49.12%) Banking
2 21 (36.84%) Finance
3 11 (19.30%) Front Office
4 10 (17.54%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.77%) Back Office
6 4 (7.02%) Private Banking
7 3 (5.26%) Legal
8 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Business Analyst
2 18 (31.58%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Python Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Banking Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Cash Management Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Report Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Python Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Treasury Business Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) MiFID Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 5 (8.77%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (7.02%) React
5 3 (5.26%) FpML
6 1 (1.75%) JSON
6 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Equities
3 5 (8.77%) Grid Computing
4 3 (5.26%) Derivative
4 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.26%) OTC Derivatives
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.75%) ASIC
6 1 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (19.30%) Data Mapping
3 11 (19.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (17.54%) TDD
5 8 (14.04%) BDD
5 8 (14.04%) Business Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
6 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
6 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (10.53%) Scrum
8 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.77%) Functional Testing
8 5 (8.77%) High Availability
8 5 (8.77%) Wealth Management
9 4 (7.02%) Cash Management
9 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.02%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (7.02%) Investment Management
9 4 (7.02%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) C#
2 11 (19.30%) Python
2 11 (19.30%) T-SQL
3 10 (17.54%) VB.NET
4 6 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) Scala
5 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.75%) C++
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.75%) PhD
2 1 (1.75%) PMP
2 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (92.98%) MiFID
2 30 (52.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (10.53%) QA
4 4 (7.02%) AIFMD
5 2 (3.51%) Solvency II
6 1 (1.75%) FATCA
6 1 (1.75%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) HDFS
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Tableau
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.75%) Murex
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Temenos