Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 463 441 380
Rank change year-on-year -22 -61 +91
Contract jobs citing EMIR 172 151 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.38% 0.36% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.86% 3.11% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 98 151
London median daily rate £550 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +2.13% +6.82%
10th Percentile £395 £421 £413
90th Percentile £763 £731 £725
England median daily rate £550 £600 £600
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
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 6,013 4,855 5,219
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.13% 11.70% 11.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,302 3,387 3,526
London median daily rate £488 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.41% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £305 £277 £263
90th Percentile £675 £651 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 71 65
London median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.56% +1.74% +16.39%
10th Percentile £12.55 £12.15 £12.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £50.00 £52.00
England median hourly rate £20.60 £23.34 £24.23
% change year-on-year -11.74% -3.67% +21.15%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +10 48 £550 +4.76% 1
East London -18 4 £450 -28.00%
West London - 3 - - 1
South London - 2 £500 -
EMIR
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 136 (79.07%) MiFID
2 97 (56.40%) Finance
3 76 (44.19%) Banking
4 67 (38.95%) Dodd-Frank
5 56 (32.56%) Front Office
6 47 (27.33%) Derivative
7 45 (26.16%) Investment Banking
8 40 (23.26%) Business Analysis
9 36 (20.93%) SQL
10 34 (19.77%) Project Management
11 33 (19.19%) Fixed Income
12 26 (15.12%) Asset Management
13 25 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (14.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 24 (13.95%) Equities
15 23 (13.37%) Back Office
15 23 (13.37%) QA
16 21 (12.21%) OO
17 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
19 18 (10.47%) Financial Institution
19 18 (10.47%) C++
19 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
19 18 (10.47%) OTC Derivatives
19 18 (10.47%) Quantitative Research
20 16 (9.30%) Change Management
20 16 (9.30%) C#
21 15 (8.72%) Java
21 15 (8.72%) XML
22 14 (8.14%) Python

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 (1.16%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) MQSeries
2 1 (0.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (3.49%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (5.23%) Summit
2 6 (3.49%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.74%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) DSL
1 1 (0.58%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.81%) Blockchain
2 8 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.49%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.91%) DB2
4 5 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.33%) Big Data
5 4 (2.33%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.74%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.74%) HBase
7 2 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.16%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.58%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (3.49%) Git (software)
1 6 (3.49%) Hudson
1 6 (3.49%) Jenkins
1 6 (3.49%) Maven
2 5 (2.91%) Ant
2 5 (2.91%) Gradle
2 5 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.74%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.74%) MSTest
4 2 (1.16%) JIRA
5 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.58%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 97 (56.40%) Finance
2 76 (44.19%) Banking
3 56 (32.56%) Front Office
4 45 (26.16%) Investment Banking
5 23 (13.37%) Back Office
6 18 (10.47%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.33%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.16%) Electronics
8 2 (1.16%) Legal
8 2 (1.16%) Marketing
8 2 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) International Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (52.91%) Analyst
2 61 (35.47%) Business Analyst
3 28 (16.28%) Developer
4 18 (10.47%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 17 (9.88%) Project Manager
6 16 (9.30%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 16 (9.30%) Report Analyst
7 14 (8.14%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.56%) C# Developer
9 11 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (5.81%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) Asset Management Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) QA Leader
11 8 (4.65%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.65%) Senior SQL Developer
11 8 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) SQL Developer
11 8 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
11 8 (4.65%) T-SQL Developer
12 7 (4.07%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.72%) XML
2 10 (5.81%) JSON
3 8 (4.65%) .NET
4 5 (2.91%) FpML
4 5 (2.91%) Protocol Buffers
4 5 (2.91%) SOAP
4 5 (2.91%) Spring
4 5 (2.91%) WCF
4 5 (2.91%) WinForms
5 3 (1.74%) .NET Core
5 3 (1.74%) COM
5 3 (1.74%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (1.74%) Web Services
5 3 (1.74%) WPF
6 2 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.16%) HTML
6 2 (1.16%) QuickFIX
6 2 (1.16%) XSD
7 1 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.58%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.33%) Derivative
2 33 (19.19%) Fixed Income
3 25 (14.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (13.95%) Equities
5 20 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (10.47%) OTC Derivatives
7 11 (6.40%) Market Risk
8 6 (3.49%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.49%) Swaptions
9 5 (2.91%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.91%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.74%) DTCC
10 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.74%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.16%) Fintech
11 2 (1.16%) Wiki
12 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.07%) Linux
2 6 (3.49%) Unix
2 6 (3.49%) Windows
3 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (23.26%) Business Analysis
2 34 (19.77%) Project Management
3 26 (15.12%) Asset Management
4 25 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (12.21%) OO
6 19 (11.05%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (10.47%) Quantitative Research
7 18 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (9.30%) Change Management
9 14 (8.14%) Data Analysis
10 13 (7.56%) Analytics
10 13 (7.56%) Investment Management
11 12 (6.98%) Data Modelling
11 12 (6.98%) Mathematics
11 12 (6.98%) Physics
11 12 (6.98%) Stochastic Calculus
12 9 (5.23%) ETL
12 9 (5.23%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.65%) Process Improvement
13 8 (4.65%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.93%) SQL
2 18 (10.47%) C++
3 16 (9.30%) C#
4 15 (8.72%) Java
5 14 (8.14%) Python
6 10 (5.81%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.65%) Ruby
8 5 (2.91%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.91%) VBA
9 4 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
11 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
11 1 (0.58%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (8.14%) PhD
2 4 (2.33%) Degree
3 2 (1.16%) ISEB
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (79.07%) MiFID
2 67 (38.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 23 (13.37%) QA
4 9 (5.23%) Solvency II
5 7 (4.07%) AIFMD
5 7 (4.07%) GDPR
6 6 (3.49%) FATCA
7 3 (1.74%) Basel III
8 2 (1.16%) PMO
9 1 (0.58%) Basel II
9 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.58%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 9 (5.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (6.98%) Murex
2 9 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.65%) Calypso
4 5 (2.91%) Perforce
4 5 (2.91%) SAP
5 3 (1.74%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.74%) FXall
5 3 (1.74%) Informatica
5 3 (1.74%) Oracle
5 3 (1.74%) Reuters
5 3 (1.74%) Sophis
6 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.58%) Charles River
7 1 (0.58%) EMC
7 1 (0.58%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.58%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.58%) SunGard