The median contractor rate for a Risk Analyst was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 342 313 251
Rank change year-on-year -29 -62  
Contract jobs requiring a Risk Analyst 66 127 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.34% 0.57% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.60% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 99 130
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.54% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £416 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £703
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -2.77% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Risk Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Risk Analyst in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 -4 14 £475 -13.63% 5
Docklands, London - 2 £375 -
Risk Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Risk Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Risk Analyst in the job title.

1 81 (50.94%) Finance
2 75 (47.17%) Banking
3 53 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 53 (33.33%) Market Risk
4 46 (28.93%) SQL
5 41 (25.79%) Risk Management
6 38 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (22.64%) Business Analysis
8 31 (19.50%) Investment Banking
9 30 (18.87%) Front Office
10 26 (16.35%) Analytics
11 24 (15.09%) Derivative
12 23 (14.47%) Mathematics
12 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (13.21%) Data Analysis
14 20 (12.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (12.58%) Python
15 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (10.69%) Risk Analytics
16 16 (10.06%) C++
17 15 (9.43%) C#
17 15 (9.43%) PnL Attribution
18 14 (8.81%) Validation
18 14 (8.81%) Change Management
19 13 (8.18%) PhD
19 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
19 13 (8.18%) Stress Testing
19 13 (8.18%) Quantitative Finance
20 12 (7.55%) QA
20 12 (7.55%) Oracle

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 9 (5.66%) SAS
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) MS Office
1 10 (6.29%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
3 5 (3.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Adaptiv
2 1 (0.63%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) IaaS
1 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.29%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.26%) Base SAS
3 2 (1.26%) Big Data
3 2 (1.26%) QlikView
4 1 (0.63%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.63%) DB2
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) JIRA
2 8 (5.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.52%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.89%) Cucumber
General
1 81 (50.94%) Finance
2 75 (47.17%) Banking
3 31 (19.50%) Investment Banking
4 30 (18.87%) Front Office
5 6 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.52%) French Language
6 4 (2.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.52%) Web Services
2 3 (1.89%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 53 (33.33%) Credit Risk
1 53 (33.33%) Market Risk
2 24 (15.09%) Derivative
3 23 (14.47%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (12.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (7.55%) Fixed Income
6 10 (6.29%) Equities
7 3 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.89%) Clustering
7 3 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
8 2 (1.26%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.26%) Taxonomies
8 2 (1.26%) User Experience
8 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.63%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.89%) Linux
1 3 (1.89%) Solaris
1 3 (1.89%) Unix
1 3 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.79%) Risk Management
2 38 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (22.64%) Business Analysis
4 26 (16.35%) Analytics
5 23 (14.47%) Mathematics
6 21 (13.21%) Data Analysis
7 17 (10.69%) Risk Analytics
7 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (9.43%) PnL Attribution
9 14 (8.81%) Change Management
9 14 (8.81%) Validation
10 13 (8.18%) Quantitative Finance
10 13 (8.18%) Stress Testing
11 12 (7.55%) Scrum
12 10 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (6.29%) Workflow
13 9 (5.66%) Credit Risk Management
13 9 (5.66%) Migration
13 9 (5.66%) Physics
14 8 (5.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (28.93%) SQL
2 20 (12.58%) Python
3 16 (10.06%) C++
4 15 (9.43%) C#
5 10 (6.29%) VBA
6 8 (5.03%) Java
7 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL
7 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.26%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (8.18%) PhD
2 9 (5.66%) Degree
3 3 (1.89%) CISM
3 3 (1.89%) CISSP
3 3 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.63%) CCFP
4 1 (0.63%) CISA
4 1 (0.63%) EnCE
4 1 (0.63%) GCFA
4 1 (0.63%) GCIA
4 1 (0.63%) GPEN
4 1 (0.63%) GREM
4 1 (0.63%) ISEB
4 1 (0.63%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 1 (0.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.55%) QA
2 10 (6.29%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (4.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.52%) Basel III
5 3 (1.89%) CRD IV
6 2 (1.26%) EMIR
6 2 (1.26%) IFRS
6 2 (1.26%) IFRS 9
6 2 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.26%) SLA
7 1 (0.63%) Basel II
7 1 (0.63%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.63%) MiFID
7 1 (0.63%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.63%) PMO
7 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.52%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (0.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle
3 11 (6.92%) Bloomberg
4 8 (5.03%) Reuters
5 3 (1.89%) Charles River
6 2 (1.26%) BT
6 2 (1.26%) CODA
6 2 (1.26%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) FactSet
7 1 (0.63%) Murex
7 1 (0.63%) SunGard
7 1 (0.63%) Tableau
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