The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Basel II skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Basel II over the 3 months to 25 April 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.

Basel II
England / South West
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 142 141
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Contract jobs citing Basel II 3 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% 0.034% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.91% 0.25% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Median daily rate £400 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £500 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £500 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Basel II 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 the South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 328 404 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.50% 13.54% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 252 265
Median daily rate £398 £375 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 39 18
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.00 £36.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.61% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £23.20 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

Basel II
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Basel II as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for Basel II in the South West

Basel II
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Basel II in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Basel II in the South West

Basel II
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Basel II within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 -
Basel II
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Basel II 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 South West region with a requirement for Basel II.

1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 2 (33.33%) Unisys
6 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
6 1 (16.67%) SAS
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (16.67%) ISEB
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (16.67%) Teradata
6 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy

Basel II
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (16.67%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle BI Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Financials Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PL/SQL
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Unisys
3 1 (16.67%) Teradata