Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Credit Risk in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Credit Risk over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Credit Risk
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 642 459 482
Rank change year-on-year -183 +23 -102
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 256 488 466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.48% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 1.39% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 360 291
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% +15.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £369 £356 £325
90th Percentile £708 £763 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £383 £403
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.97% -5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Credit Risk is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,460 35,225 35,479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 34.08% 34.44% 34.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,381 23,306 23,202
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,082 1,069 1,227
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.21 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.91% +1.05% +5.10%
10th Percentile £12.14 £11.25 £11.66
90th Percentile £50.70 £48.05 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +7.89%

Credit Risk
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Credit Risk as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Credit Risk in the UK

Credit Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Credit Risk in the UK

Credit Risk
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Credit Risk over the 6 months to 20 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Credit Risk in the UK

Credit Risk
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Credit Risk in the UK

Credit Risk
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Credit Risk within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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
England -153 240 £611 +5.39% 42
London -130 200 £620 +4.42% 31
UK excluding London -76 55 £425 +11.11% 17
Midlands +14 26 £425 +4.62% 5
East Midlands +17 16 £388 -8.82% 4
Scotland -45 16 £350 -9.68% 5
West Midlands -10 10 £500 +36.99% 1
North of England -39 9 £650 +47.73% 2
North East - 5 £650 -
Yorkshire -16 3 £450 +2.27% 1
South East -26 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £550 - 1
North West -27 1 £395 -14.59% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Credit Risk also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Credit Risk.

1 143 (55.86%) Finance
2 121 (47.27%) Banking
3 104 (40.63%) SQL
4 80 (31.25%) C#
5 68 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (26.56%) Market Risk
6 63 (24.61%) .NET
7 59 (23.05%) SQL Server
8 55 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (20.70%) Investment Banking
10 44 (17.19%) Stress Testing
11 41 (16.02%) SAS
11 41 (16.02%) Front Office
12 39 (15.23%) JIRA
13 38 (14.84%) Fixed Income
13 38 (14.84%) WCF
14 37 (14.45%) WPF
14 37 (14.45%) Technical Analysis
15 35 (13.67%) T-SQL
16 33 (12.89%) Multithreading
17 32 (12.50%) Integration Testing
17 32 (12.50%) Degree
18 31 (12.11%) MVVM
19 30 (11.72%) MongoDB
19 30 (11.72%) NoSQL
19 30 (11.72%) Test Scripting
19 30 (11.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (11.72%) Subversion
20 29 (11.33%) Marketing
20 29 (11.33%) Java

Credit Risk
Co-occurring 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 41 (16.02%) SAS
2 7 (2.73%) Confluence
3 4 (1.56%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.17%) Apache
5 1 (0.39%) GemFire
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (5.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (4.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (3.52%) SPSS
4 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (2.34%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.78%) Summit
1 2 (0.78%) SunGard APT
2 1 (0.39%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.39%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.78%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.78%) Heroku
4 2 (0.78%) Serverless
5 1 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
5 1 (0.39%) NuGet
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.17%) Firewall
2 2 (0.78%) DNS
2 2 (0.78%) FTP
2 2 (0.78%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) SSL
2 2 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (23.05%) SQL Server
2 30 (11.72%) MongoDB
2 30 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 28 (10.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (5.47%) Big Data
5 13 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (2.34%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.56%) Redis
8 3 (1.17%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.17%) MySQL
8 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.78%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.78%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 39 (15.23%) JIRA
2 30 (11.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 30 (11.72%) Subversion
3 9 (3.52%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.73%) Cucumber
6 6 (2.34%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.56%) JMeter
7 4 (1.56%) Maven
7 4 (1.56%) Selenium
7 4 (1.56%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.56%) TestDirector
8 3 (1.17%) Visual Studio
8 3 (1.17%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.78%) GitLab
9 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.39%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.39%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 143 (55.86%) Finance
2 121 (47.27%) Banking
3 53 (20.70%) Investment Banking
4 41 (16.02%) Front Office
5 29 (11.33%) Marketing
6 17 (6.64%) Retail
6 17 (6.64%) Retail Banking
7 8 (3.13%) Financial Institution
8 6 (2.34%) Retail Finance
9 4 (1.56%) Advertising
9 4 (1.56%) Legal
10 3 (1.17%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.78%) Games
11 2 (0.78%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.78%) International Banking
11 2 (0.78%) Publishing
12 1 (0.39%) Billing
12 1 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (40.63%) Developer
2 75 (29.30%) Analyst
3 67 (26.17%) C# Developer
4 44 (17.19%) Credit Risk Developer
5 39 (15.23%) Risk Analyst
6 33 (12.89%) Business Analyst
7 30 (11.72%) C# WCF Developer
7 30 (11.72%) WCF Developer
8 28 (10.94%) Market Risk Developer
9 24 (9.38%) Credit Analyst
10 21 (8.20%) .NET Developer
10 21 (8.20%) Credit Risk Analyst
11 20 (7.81%) Risk Business Analyst
12 19 (7.42%) SQL Developer
13 18 (7.03%) Java Developer
14 16 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
15 15 (5.86%) Project Manager
15 15 (5.86%) Risk Manager
16 13 (5.08%) Data Analyst
17 12 (4.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (24.61%) .NET
2 38 (14.84%) WCF
3 37 (14.45%) WPF
4 29 (11.33%) .NET Framework
5 27 (10.55%) Reactive Extensions
5 27 (10.55%) Task Parallel Library
6 12 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 10 (3.91%) Web Services
8 9 (3.52%) XML
9 7 (2.73%) SOAP
10 6 (2.34%) AngularJS
10 6 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.34%) RESTful
10 6 (2.34%) Spring
11 5 (1.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.56%) Gherkin
12 4 (1.56%) Hibernate
12 4 (1.56%) REST
13 3 (1.17%) Django
13 3 (1.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 68 (26.56%) Market Risk
2 55 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (14.84%) Fixed Income
4 28 (10.94%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (9.38%) Derivative
6 15 (5.86%) Computer Science
7 10 (3.91%) Grid Computing
8 8 (3.13%) Credit Derivative
9 7 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.73%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
11 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.56%) Equities
11 4 (1.56%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.17%) Fintech
13 2 (0.78%) AS400
13 2 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
13 2 (0.78%) Social Media
13 2 (0.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.47%) Windows
2 6 (2.34%) Unix
3 5 (1.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.56%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (17.19%) Stress Testing
3 37 (14.45%) Technical Analysis
4 33 (12.89%) Multithreading
5 32 (12.50%) Integration Testing
6 31 (12.11%) MVVM
7 30 (11.72%) Test Scripting
8 28 (10.94%) Analytics
8 28 (10.94%) Risk Management
9 27 (10.55%) Problem-Solving
9 27 (10.55%) SOLID
10 22 (8.59%) Decision-Making
11 19 (7.42%) Project Management
12 17 (6.64%) Business Analysis
12 17 (6.64%) Software Engineering
12 17 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (6.64%) TDD
13 15 (5.86%) Migration
13 15 (5.86%) Risk Analysis
13 15 (5.86%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 104 (40.63%) SQL
2 80 (31.25%) C#
3 35 (13.67%) T-SQL
4 29 (11.33%) Java
5 18 (7.03%) Python
6 9 (3.52%) R
7 8 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 7 (2.73%) C++
9 5 (1.95%) Scala
9 5 (1.95%) VBA
10 4 (1.56%) Groovy
10 4 (1.56%) Kotlin
10 4 (1.56%) MATLAB
10 4 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.17%) VB
12 2 (0.78%) ES6
12 2 (0.78%) Java 8
12 2 (0.78%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.78%) Ruby
12 2 (0.78%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 32 (12.50%) Degree
2 8 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (3.13%) Master's Degree
3 3 (1.17%) PhD
3 3 (1.17%) PMP
4 2 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.55%) IFRS
2 26 (10.16%) IFRS 9
3 13 (5.08%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.17%) Basel III
4 3 (1.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.39%) FINREP
5 1 (0.39%) FRS 29
5 1 (0.39%) IAS 39
5 1 (0.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (3.13%) Docker
2 3 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.17%) Ansible
2 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.78%) Control-M
3 2 (0.78%) Marathon
3 2 (0.78%) Mesos
4 1 (0.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (8.20%) Oracle
2 14 (5.47%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.95%) Murex
4 4 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.17%) Algorithmics
5 3 (1.17%) Tableau
5 3 (1.17%) Teradata
5 3 (1.17%) VMware
6 2 (0.78%) Adobe
6 2 (0.78%) BT
6 2 (0.78%) Google
6 2 (0.78%) SunGard
7 1 (0.39%) Pega
7 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow