Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 538 414 454
Rank change year-on-year -124 +40 -2
Contract jobs citing EMIR 102 172 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.77% 3.63% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 132 99
London median daily rate £575 £575 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £388 £413 £420
90th Percentile £798 £675 £730
England median daily rate £575 £575 £600
% change year-on-year - -4.17% +9.09%
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 5,765 4,742 4,974
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.53% 11.92% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,027 3,329 3,485
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £300 £263
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £410
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 65 54
London median hourly rate £21.90 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.45% -2.22% +14.85%
10th Percentile £13.35 £12.29 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.00 £40.88
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year +4.65% -8.51% +9.05%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -58 21 £575 +9.57% 6
EMIR
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 77 (75.49%) MiFID
2 62 (60.78%) Banking
3 59 (57.84%) Dodd-Frank
4 56 (54.90%) Finance
5 34 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 30 (29.41%) Front Office
7 25 (24.51%) SQL
8 22 (21.57%) Java
8 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (19.61%) OO
11 19 (18.63%) XML
12 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (17.65%) Business Analysis
13 16 (15.69%) JSON
13 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (15.69%) Unix
13 16 (15.69%) Project Management
14 15 (14.71%) Python
14 15 (14.71%) Back Office
14 15 (14.71%) Fixed Income
15 14 (13.73%) Change Management
15 14 (13.73%) Scrum
16 13 (12.75%) C++
16 13 (12.75%) Enterprise Architecture
17 12 (11.76%) Derivative
17 12 (11.76%) Microservices
17 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
17 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
17 12 (11.76%) Hudson

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 (0.98%) Confluence
1 1 (0.98%) MQSeries
1 1 (0.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.96%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Summit
2 2 (1.96%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.78%) Blockchain
1 11 (10.78%) DB2
1 11 (10.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.88%) Big Data
2 6 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Hive
3 4 (3.92%) HBase
4 2 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.98%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 12 (11.76%) Hudson
1 12 (11.76%) Jenkins
1 12 (11.76%) Maven
2 11 (10.78%) Ant
2 11 (10.78%) Gradle
3 4 (3.92%) ER Studio
4 2 (1.96%) FitNesse
4 2 (1.96%) JIRA
4 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.98%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.98%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.98%) JUnit
5 1 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.98%) Subversion
General
1 62 (60.78%) Banking
2 56 (54.90%) Finance
3 34 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 30 (29.41%) Front Office
5 15 (14.71%) Back Office
6 12 (11.76%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.92%) Legal
8 3 (2.94%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.96%) French Language
10 1 (0.98%) International Banking
10 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (52.94%) Analyst
2 33 (32.35%) Business Analyst
3 22 (21.57%) Developer
4 16 (15.69%) Senior Developer
5 13 (12.75%) Java Developer
6 12 (11.76%) Banking Analyst
7 11 (10.78%) Senior Java Developer
8 10 (9.80%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 10 (9.80%) Report Analyst
8 10 (9.80%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 8 (7.84%) Regulatory Business Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) FX Business Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.88%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.88%) Banking Business Analyst
11 6 (5.88%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 6 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) C# Developer
12 5 (4.90%) IT Business Analyst
12 5 (4.90%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) XML
2 16 (15.69%) JSON
3 11 (10.78%) Protocol Buffers
3 11 (10.78%) SOAP
3 11 (10.78%) Spring
4 3 (2.94%) COM
5 2 (1.96%) Flash
5 2 (1.96%) FpML
6 1 (0.98%) .NET
6 1 (0.98%) Web Services
6 1 (0.98%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (15.69%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (14.71%) Fixed Income
4 12 (11.76%) Derivative
5 7 (6.86%) Equities
5 7 (6.86%) Market Risk
6 6 (5.88%) Management Information System
7 5 (4.90%) Credit Risk
7 5 (4.90%) Hedge funds
8 4 (3.92%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (3.92%) OTC Derivatives
9 2 (1.96%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.96%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.98%) CUDA
10 1 (0.98%) DTCC
10 1 (0.98%) Grid Computing
10 1 (0.98%) Swaptions
10 1 (0.98%) Synthetic Equity
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.69%) Unix
2 7 (6.86%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (19.61%) OO
3 18 (17.65%) Business Analysis
3 18 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 16 (15.69%) Project Management
5 14 (13.73%) Change Management
5 14 (13.73%) Scrum
6 13 (12.75%) Enterprise Architecture
7 12 (11.76%) Microservices
7 12 (11.76%) Quantitative Research
8 11 (10.78%) Asset Management
8 11 (10.78%) Data Analysis
8 11 (10.78%) Domain-Driven Design
8 11 (10.78%) Mathematics
8 11 (10.78%) OOA/OOD
8 11 (10.78%) Refactoring
8 11 (10.78%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (9.80%) Data Modelling
9 10 (9.80%) Stochastic Calculus
10 9 (8.82%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 25 (24.51%) SQL
2 22 (21.57%) Java
3 15 (14.71%) Python
4 13 (12.75%) C++
5 11 (10.78%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.84%) C#
7 5 (4.90%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.92%) Perl
8 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.92%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.94%) VBA
10 2 (1.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.98%) C
11 1 (0.98%) Java 8
11 1 (0.98%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.82%) PhD
2 4 (3.92%) Degree
3 3 (2.94%) ISEB
3 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.98%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (75.49%) MiFID
2 59 (57.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (7.84%) QA
4 4 (3.92%) AIFMD
4 4 (3.92%) Basel III
4 4 (3.92%) Solvency II
5 3 (2.94%) FATCA
6 2 (1.96%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (10.78%) Perforce
2 7 (6.86%) Murex
3 4 (3.92%) Calypso
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Sophis
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.98%) Sonatype
5 1 (0.98%) Wallstreet Suite