Period
to 19 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Risk Analyst
England > London
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 433 378
Rank change year-on-year -64 -55 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 116 195 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 137 177
London median daily rate £550 £550 £550
10th Percentile £325 £325 £358
90th Percentile £704 £938 £738
England median daily rate £550 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
London median hourly rate £29.36 - -
England median hourly rate £29.36 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,493 42,034 42,552
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.60% 95.00% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,431 30,163 30,559
London median daily rate £500 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 524 503
London median hourly rate £19.25 £21.02 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.40% +9.28% -0.70%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.52 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.38 £48.47 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% -1.58% +5.67%

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Risk Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Risk Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analyst in London over the 6 months to 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analyst in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Risk Analyst in London

Risk Analyst
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 Risk Analyst within the London region over the 6 months to 19 September 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 -37 6 £650 +18.18% 4
East London -13 3 - - 1
Risk Analyst
England

Risk Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 40 (34.48%) Risk Management
3 35 (30.17%) Credit Risk
4 33 (28.45%) Market Risk
4 33 (28.45%) Banking
5 32 (27.59%) SQL
6 29 (25.00%) Front Office
7 21 (18.10%) Validation
8 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (17.24%) Business Analysis
9 18 (15.52%) Stress Testing
9 18 (15.52%) Investment Banking
10 17 (14.66%) GDPR
11 16 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 16 (13.79%) Degree
12 14 (12.07%) CRISC
12 14 (12.07%) CISSP
12 14 (12.07%) CISA
12 14 (12.07%) CISM
13 13 (11.21%) VBA
14 12 (10.34%) Data Analysis
15 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (8.62%) Oracle
16 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
16 10 (8.62%) Derivative
16 10 (8.62%) Investment Management
17 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
17 9 (7.76%) JIRA
17 9 (7.76%) Fixed Income

Risk Analyst Skill Set
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 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.59%) Confluence
3 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.72%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.59%) Office 365
2 2 (1.72%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.72%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.86%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) Blockchain
2 4 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 4 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.59%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.72%) OLAP
4 2 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
4 2 (1.72%) Oracle OLAP
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.86%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.86%) Presto
5 1 (0.86%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (7.76%) JIRA
2 4 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.45%) TestDirector
3 1 (0.86%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 33 (28.45%) Banking
3 29 (25.00%) Front Office
4 18 (15.52%) Investment Banking
5 9 (7.76%) Back Office
6 4 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.59%) Legal
8 1 (0.86%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Retail
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.86%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.45%) Gherkin
2 2 (1.72%) Kafka
2 2 (1.72%) MDX
2 2 (1.72%) XML
2 2 (1.72%) XSD
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
3 1 (0.86%) Angular 2
3 1 (0.86%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.86%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) HTML
3 1 (0.86%) HTML5
3 1 (0.86%) RESTful
3 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (30.17%) Credit Risk
2 33 (28.45%) Market Risk
3 16 (13.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (8.62%) Derivative
5 9 (7.76%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.17%) Equities
7 5 (4.31%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (3.45%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.59%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.86%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.86%) Fintech
11 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.86%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.86%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.86%) Unix
1 1 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.48%) Risk Management
2 21 (18.10%) Validation
3 20 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (17.24%) Business Analysis
4 18 (15.52%) Stress Testing
5 12 (10.34%) Data Analysis
6 10 (8.62%) Investment Management
6 10 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.76%) Regression Testing
7 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
7 9 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 8 (6.90%) Scenario Testing
9 7 (6.03%) Change Management
9 7 (6.03%) Data Mapping
9 7 (6.03%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.03%) Migration
9 7 (6.03%) System Testing
10 6 (5.17%) Project Management
11 5 (4.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (27.59%) SQL
2 13 (11.21%) VBA
3 9 (7.76%) MATLAB
4 7 (6.03%) Python
5 4 (3.45%) C#
6 3 (2.59%) C++
6 3 (2.59%) Java
6 3 (2.59%) R
7 2 (1.72%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.72%) XMLA
8 1 (0.86%) C
8 1 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (13.79%) Degree
2 14 (12.07%) CISA
2 14 (12.07%) CISM
2 14 (12.07%) CISSP
2 14 (12.07%) CRISC
3 2 (1.72%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.86%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (14.66%) GDPR
2 4 (3.45%) Basel III
3 3 (2.59%) IFRS
3 3 (2.59%) IFRS 9
3 3 (2.59%) QA
4 2 (1.72%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.72%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (0.86%) Basel II
5 1 (0.86%) COBIT
5 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.86%) EMIR
5 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.86%) MiFID
5 1 (0.86%) PMO
5 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.62%) Oracle
2 4 (3.45%) FactSet
2 4 (3.45%) Murex
2 4 (3.45%) OpenLink
3 3 (2.59%) Algorithmics
3 3 (2.59%) Tableau
4 2 (1.72%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.72%) Informatica
4 2 (1.72%) Splunk
4 2 (1.72%) SunGard
5 1 (0.86%) Cognos
5 1 (0.86%) Microsoft