Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 510 388
Rank change year-on-year +97 -122 +85
Contract jobs citing EMIR 217 109 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.47% 0.24% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.59% 2.14% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 66 163
London median daily rate £550 £600 £585
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.56% +6.36%
10th Percentile £363 £438 £413
90th Percentile £750 £725 £700
England median daily rate £550 £600 £588
% change year-on-year -8.33% +2.13% +6.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £25.00
England median hourly rate - - £21.00

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 6047 5100 5569
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.99% 11.27% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4322 3578 3885
London median daily rate £475 £461 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +2.50% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £260
90th Percentile £675 £646 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 66 65
London median hourly rate £20.00 £19.62 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.96% -8.77% +13.16%
10th Percentile £12.16 £12.38 £13.50
90th Percentile £49.10 £60.79 £72.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +38 46 £550 +4.76% 1
East London -9 5 £450 -30.77%
South London - 4 £500 -
West London - 3 - -
EMIR
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 186 (85.71%) MiFID
2 104 (47.93%) Finance
3 91 (41.94%) Dodd-Frank
4 90 (41.47%) Banking
5 66 (30.41%) Derivative
6 58 (26.73%) Front Office
7 54 (24.88%) Business Analysis
8 50 (23.04%) Investment Banking
9 49 (22.58%) SQL
10 47 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
11 38 (17.51%) OTC Derivatives
12 32 (14.75%) Fixed Income
13 31 (14.29%) Project Management
13 31 (14.29%) QA
14 29 (13.36%) Back Office
14 29 (13.36%) Asset Management
15 28 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (12.90%) Equities
16 26 (11.98%) Financial Institution
16 26 (11.98%) Data Analysis
17 25 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
18 23 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 20 (9.22%) Scrum
19 20 (9.22%) Test Scripting
20 18 (8.29%) Investment Management
21 16 (7.37%) Waterfall
21 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
21 16 (7.37%) XML
22 15 (6.91%) OO
23 14 (6.45%) FpML

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 2 (0.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.46%) Confluence
2 1 (0.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (4.15%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.30%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.30%) Markit EDM
1 5 (2.30%) Summit
2 3 (1.38%) SAP FSCM
3 1 (0.46%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.38%) DSL
2 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.15%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.69%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.84%) DB2
5 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.92%) Big Data
6 2 (0.92%) Blockchain
6 2 (0.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.92%) QlikView
6 2 (0.92%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.46%) HBase
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.76%) Hudson
2 6 (2.76%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.76%) Maven
3 5 (2.30%) MSTest
4 4 (1.84%) Ant
4 4 (1.84%) Gradle
4 4 (1.84%) JUnit
5 3 (1.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.38%) JIRA
6 2 (0.92%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.92%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.46%) Selenium
7 1 (0.46%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.46%) TestNG
General
1 104 (47.93%) Finance
2 90 (41.47%) Banking
3 58 (26.73%) Front Office
4 50 (23.04%) Investment Banking
5 29 (13.36%) Back Office
6 26 (11.98%) Financial Institution
7 10 (4.61%) Legal
8 4 (1.84%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.84%) Private Banking
9 2 (0.92%) Electronics
9 2 (0.92%) Marketing
9 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.46%) Advertising
10 1 (0.46%) French Language
10 1 (0.46%) Law
Job Titles
1 124 (57.14%) Analyst
2 96 (44.24%) Business Analyst
3 35 (16.13%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 30 (13.82%) Developer
5 25 (11.52%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 24 (11.06%) Project Manager
7 15 (6.91%) Report Analyst
8 14 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 14 (6.45%) Test Analyst
9 13 (5.99%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (5.07%) Consultant
11 10 (4.61%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.61%) SQL Analyst
11 10 (4.61%) Test Leader
12 9 (4.15%) Asset Management Analyst
12 9 (4.15%) Derivatives Business Analyst
12 9 (4.15%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.69%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.69%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.37%) XML
2 14 (6.45%) FpML
3 10 (4.61%) JSON
4 9 (4.15%) WCF
4 9 (4.15%) WinForms
5 8 (3.69%) .NET
6 7 (3.23%) Spring
6 7 (3.23%) WPF
7 5 (2.30%) Web Services
8 4 (1.84%) Protocol Buffers
8 4 (1.84%) SOAP
9 3 (1.38%) .NET Core
9 3 (1.38%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (1.38%) Kafka
10 2 (0.92%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.92%) HTML
10 2 (0.92%) QuickFIX
10 2 (0.92%) Spring Integration
10 2 (0.92%) Spring MVC
10 2 (0.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.41%) Derivative
2 38 (17.51%) OTC Derivatives
3 32 (14.75%) Fixed Income
4 28 (12.90%) Equities
5 23 (10.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (7.37%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (2.76%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 6 (2.76%) Market Risk
8 6 (2.76%) Swaptions
9 5 (2.30%) DTCC
9 5 (2.30%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.84%) Fintech
11 3 (1.38%) Reference Data
12 2 (0.92%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.92%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.92%) Wiki
13 1 (0.46%) ASIC
13 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
13 1 (0.46%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.15%) Windows
2 6 (2.76%) Linux
3 5 (2.30%) Unix
4 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.88%) Business Analysis
2 47 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.29%) Project Management
4 29 (13.36%) Asset Management
5 28 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (11.98%) Data Analysis
7 25 (11.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (9.22%) Scrum
8 20 (9.22%) Test Scripting
9 18 (8.29%) Investment Management
10 16 (7.37%) Waterfall
11 15 (6.91%) OO
12 14 (6.45%) Data Modelling
13 13 (5.99%) Change Management
14 12 (5.53%) Scenario Testing
14 12 (5.53%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.53%) Test Strategy
15 11 (5.07%) Manual Testing
15 11 (5.07%) Market Surveillance
16 10 (4.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (22.58%) SQL
2 14 (6.45%) C#
2 14 (6.45%) Java
3 10 (4.61%) C++
3 10 (4.61%) T-SQL
4 8 (3.69%) Ruby
5 6 (2.76%) Python
6 4 (1.84%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.92%) Perl
8 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.92%) VBA
9 1 (0.46%) C
9 1 (0.46%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.46%) XPath
9 1 (0.46%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (4.15%) PhD
2 6 (2.76%) Degree
3 5 (2.30%) ISEB
3 5 (2.30%) PMI Certification
4 4 (1.84%) PMP
5 3 (1.38%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.46%) IIBA
7 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (85.71%) MiFID
2 91 (41.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 31 (14.29%) QA
4 11 (5.07%) AIFMD
4 11 (5.07%) Solvency II
5 10 (4.61%) FATCA
6 9 (4.15%) GDPR
7 3 (1.38%) PMO
8 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.46%) Basel II
9 1 (0.46%) UCITS
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (4.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.15%) Murex
3 6 (2.76%) Calypso
4 5 (2.30%) SAP
5 4 (1.84%) Oracle
5 4 (1.84%) Perforce
6 3 (1.38%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.38%) FXall
6 3 (1.38%) Informatica
6 3 (1.38%) Reuters
7 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.92%) Sybase
7 2 (0.92%) Thunderhead
8 1 (0.46%) Charles River
8 1 (0.46%) EMC
8 1 (0.46%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.46%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.46%) SunGard