The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Basel II
UK
Rank 584 619 592
Rank change year-on-year +35 -27  
Contract jobs citing Basel II 12 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.23% 0.39% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 21
Median daily rate £423 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.35% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £455 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £500 £500
% change year-on-year -18.75% -  
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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5286 5939 6240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.21% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 3779 3778
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 199 175
Median hourly rate £19.95 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% +56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

Basel II
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Basel II
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Basel II in the UK

Basel II
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Basel II over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Basel II in the UK

Basel II
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Basel II.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Basel II in the UK

Basel II
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +21 10 £434 -13.20% 3
Gloucestershire +11 5 £400 -15.78%
South West -1 5 £400 -20.00%
Gloucester - 4 £417 -
London +15 3 £588 +18.09% 2
Glasgow - 2 £170 -
Scotland - 2 £170 -
West Midlands - 2 £431 -
City of London +5 1 - - 1
Atherstone - 1 £450 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
Warwickshire - 1 £450 -

Basel II
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 with a requirement for Basel II.

1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Banking
3 12 (70.59%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (58.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 9 (52.94%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
7 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
7 7 (41.18%) Unix
8 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (29.41%) SDLC
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (23.53%) Teradata
10 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
10 4 (23.53%) SAS
10 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
10 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
11 3 (17.65%) Degree
12 2 (11.76%) Project Management
12 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
12 2 (11.76%) E-business
12 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
12 2 (11.76%) ISEB
12 2 (11.76%) Unisys
12 2 (11.76%) ISO 9000
12 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
12 2 (11.76%) IBM

Basel II
Top Related IT Skills 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 (23.53%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (23.53%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) Data Mart
3 2 (11.76%) DB2
3 2 (11.76%) Informix
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (88.24%) Finance
2 13 (76.47%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Back Office
4 1 (5.88%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Business Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
3 2 (11.76%) Teradata Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Protection Act
2 4 (23.53%) Mainframe
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (11.76%) Reference Data
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.76%) Dimensional Modelling
5 2 (11.76%) E-business
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
5 2 (11.76%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (11.76%) Basel III
2 2 (11.76%) ISO 9000
3 1 (5.88%) CRD IV
3 1 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (5.88%) EMIR
3 1 (5.88%) FATCA
3 1 (5.88%) IFRS
3 1 (5.88%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Teradata
3 2 (11.76%) Cognos
3 2 (11.76%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Informatica
3 2 (11.76%) Netezza
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 2 (11.76%) Unisys
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