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 28 June 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.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 402 327
Rank change year-on-year +80 -75  
Contract jobs citing EMIR 100 32 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.15% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.07% 1.34% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 26 87
Median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £308 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £663 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
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 2457 2386 2607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.83% 10.99% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1730 1695 1894
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £627 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 29
Median hourly rate £41.25 £20.87 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.69% -13.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.35 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £42.65 £104.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +17 21 £475 -13.63% 9
Docklands, London - 1 £700 -
EMIR
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 157 (76.21%) MiFID
2 123 (59.71%) Banking
3 122 (59.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 84 (40.78%) Finance
5 69 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (29.13%) SQL
7 56 (27.18%) Derivative
8 51 (24.76%) Investment Banking
9 44 (21.36%) Business Analysis
9 44 (21.36%) Scrum
10 37 (17.96%) XML
11 34 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 33 (16.02%) Java
12 33 (16.02%) OTC Derivatives
13 30 (14.56%) Change Management
13 30 (14.56%) Front Office
14 27 (13.11%) Unix
14 27 (13.11%) Relational Database
15 25 (12.14%) DB2
15 25 (12.14%) Shell Script
15 25 (12.14%) Git (software)
16 24 (11.65%) Data Analysis
16 24 (11.65%) Back Office
16 24 (11.65%) Microservices
17 23 (11.17%) Fixed Income
17 23 (11.17%) Spring
17 23 (11.17%) Asset Management
17 23 (11.17%) JSON
17 23 (11.17%) Domain-Driven Design
17 23 (11.17%) Investment Management

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 (0.49%) Apache
1 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.49%) MTS
Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.49%) BondVision
2 1 (0.49%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.49%) Global One
2 1 (0.49%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.49%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.49%) Summit
2 1 (0.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.97%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.11%) Relational Database
2 25 (12.14%) DB2
3 9 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.40%) SQL Server
6 5 (2.43%) Big Data
7 3 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.97%) HBase
8 2 (0.97%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.49%) KDB
9 1 (0.49%) MS Access
9 1 (0.49%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.49%) QlikView
9 1 (0.49%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 25 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.68%) Maven
3 19 (9.22%) Ant
3 19 (9.22%) Gradle
3 19 (9.22%) Hudson
3 19 (9.22%) Jenkins
4 17 (8.25%) JUnit
5 13 (6.31%) Cucumber
5 13 (6.31%) JIRA
6 12 (5.83%) Concordion
6 12 (5.83%) JBehave
6 12 (5.83%) Selenium
7 7 (3.40%) Toad
8 4 (1.94%) Mockito
8 4 (1.94%) Subversion
9 3 (1.46%) FitNesse
9 3 (1.46%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.46%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.49%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.49%) NUnit
General
1 123 (59.71%) Banking
2 84 (40.78%) Finance
3 51 (24.76%) Investment Banking
4 30 (14.56%) Front Office
5 24 (11.65%) Back Office
6 14 (6.80%) Legal
7 9 (4.37%) Financial Institution
7 9 (4.37%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.49%) French Language
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 105 (50.97%) Analyst
2 101 (49.03%) Business Analyst
3 40 (19.42%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 35 (16.99%) Developer
5 28 (13.59%) Project Manager
6 26 (12.62%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 22 (10.68%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.77%) Report Analyst
9 12 (5.83%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Report Manager
10 10 (4.85%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) Banking Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) MiFID Project Manager
11 9 (4.37%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
11 9 (4.37%) Senior Business Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Asset Management Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Asset Management Business Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Finance Business Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) Front Office Business Analyst
12 8 (3.88%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (17.96%) XML
2 23 (11.17%) JSON
2 23 (11.17%) Spring
3 19 (9.22%) FpML
3 19 (9.22%) SOAP
4 12 (5.83%) Protocol Buffers
5 6 (2.91%) AngularJS
6 4 (1.94%) .NET
6 4 (1.94%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.46%) CSS
7 3 (1.46%) HTML
7 3 (1.46%) HTML5
7 3 (1.46%) Node.js
7 3 (1.46%) React
7 3 (1.46%) RxJS
8 2 (0.97%) Kafka
8 2 (0.97%) WCF
9 1 (0.49%) jQuery
9 1 (0.49%) LINQ
9 1 (0.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (27.18%) Derivative
2 33 (16.02%) OTC Derivatives
3 23 (11.17%) Fixed Income
4 22 (10.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (7.28%) Equities
6 6 (2.91%) Fintech
7 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.43%) PMI
7 5 (2.43%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.46%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (1.46%) Swaptions
10 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.97%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.49%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.49%) DTCC
11 1 (0.49%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.49%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.11%) Unix
2 4 (1.94%) Windows
3 2 (0.97%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.50%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.36%) Business Analysis
2 44 (21.36%) Scrum
3 34 (16.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 30 (14.56%) Change Management
5 24 (11.65%) Data Analysis
5 24 (11.65%) Microservices
6 23 (11.17%) Asset Management
6 23 (11.17%) Domain-Driven Design
6 23 (11.17%) Investment Management
7 20 (9.71%) OOA/OOD
8 19 (9.22%) OO
9 18 (8.74%) SDLC
9 18 (8.74%) Test Automation
10 16 (7.77%) Waterfall
11 15 (7.28%) PRINCE2
11 15 (7.28%) Project Management
11 15 (7.28%) TDD
12 14 (6.80%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 13 (6.31%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (29.13%) SQL
2 33 (16.02%) Java
3 25 (12.14%) Shell Script
4 11 (5.34%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.40%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.91%) C#
7 3 (1.46%) Ruby
8 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.49%) Perl
9 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (9.22%) Degree
2 13 (6.31%) PMI Certification
2 13 (6.31%) PMP
3 5 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.94%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) CAPM
6 1 (0.49%) ISEB
6 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (76.21%) MiFID
2 122 (59.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (4.37%) FATCA
4 7 (3.40%) QA
5 5 (2.43%) AIFMD
5 5 (2.43%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.46%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.49%) Basel II
7 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.49%) PMO
7 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (5.83%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Perforce
2 12 (5.83%) Oracle
3 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.91%) SunGard
5 3 (1.46%) Murex
6 2 (0.97%) Sybase
7 1 (0.49%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.49%) CA
7 1 (0.49%) Calypso
7 1 (0.49%) Charles River
7 1 (0.49%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.49%) Google
7 1 (0.49%) MarketAxess
7 1 (0.49%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.49%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.49%) Twitter
7 1 (0.49%) Wallstreet Suite
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bromley, Kent
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £500 - £544 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
EPAM Systems
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 days ago