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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 415 425 353
Rank change year-on-year +10 -72  
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 194 237 324
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.34% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 162 271
Median daily rate £500 £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £328 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15613 17659 17730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.21% 33.27% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10142 11576 11144
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 491 579 639
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +18.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.39 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Credit Risk
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Credit Risk as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 30 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 3 months to 26 June 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 +9 168 £550 +11.95% 31
London -4 128 £550 - 22
City of London +7 29 £575 -2.12% 6
Scotland +24 26 £380 -15.55% 9
Edinburgh +7 22 £338 -25.00% 9
Yorkshire +22 13 £438 +3.24%
South East +30 10 £363 +7.40% 4
West Yorkshire +11 10 £450 +6.50%
Berkshire - 8 £363 -
North West +16 7 £503 +25.23% 1
South West +2 6 £288 -4.16% 2
Halifax +1 6 £443 +4.73%
Reading - 6 £363 -
Cheshire +24 4 £500 +25.00% 1
Chester +17 4 £500 +24.61% 1
Glasgow +8 4 £400 -
Wiltshire - 4 £375 -
Swindon - 4 £375 -
Sheffield +13 3 £410 -18.00%
South Yorkshire +9 3 £410 -18.00%
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
East of England -5 3 - -
Leeds +24 2 £451 +28.92%
Canary Wharf +4 2 £575 +58.62%
Hatfield -5 2 - -
Bristol -5 2 £288 -39.94% 2
Docklands, London - 2 £575 -
Nottingham -1 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -5 1 - - 1
East Midlands -8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Credit Risk 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 Credit Risk.

1 206 (56.28%) Finance
2 183 (50.00%) Banking
3 103 (28.14%) SQL
4 88 (24.04%) Market Risk
5 79 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (20.77%) SAS
6 76 (20.77%) Analytics
7 74 (20.22%) Risk Management
8 63 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
9 62 (16.94%) Java
10 61 (16.67%) Investment Banking
11 57 (15.57%) Retail
12 56 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
13 53 (14.48%) Degree
14 52 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 51 (13.93%) SQL Server
16 46 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
17 41 (11.20%) C#
17 41 (11.20%) Big Data
18 40 (10.93%) Microsoft
19 37 (10.11%) Migration
19 37 (10.11%) Mathematics
20 36 (9.84%) Marketing
20 36 (9.84%) IFRS
21 35 (9.56%) IFRS 9
22 33 (9.02%) Oracle
22 33 (9.02%) Python
23 32 (8.74%) .NET
23 32 (8.74%) Retail Banking
24 31 (8.47%) Derivative

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 76 (20.77%) SAS
2 16 (4.37%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.09%) Apache
3 4 (1.09%) DataSynapse
3 4 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (0.82%) JBoss
4 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.27%) GemFire
5 1 (0.27%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 46 (12.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (6.28%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (4.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (4.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.27%) EViews
6 1 (0.27%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.55%) Office 365
1 2 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) Internet
1 2 (0.55%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.27%) LAN
2 1 (0.27%) SMS
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.27%) WAN
2 1 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.93%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.20%) Big Data
3 24 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (6.01%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.55%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 12 (3.28%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.01%) BusinessObjects
8 10 (2.73%) Base SAS
8 10 (2.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 10 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.64%) Data Mining
10 6 (1.64%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.64%) OLAP
10 6 (1.64%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.64%) QlikView
10 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.37%) HBase
11 5 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 20 (5.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (4.92%) JIRA
3 13 (3.55%) Jenkins
4 9 (2.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 6 (1.64%) Subversion
6 5 (1.37%) NUnit
6 5 (1.37%) SpecFlow
7 4 (1.09%) ClearCase
7 4 (1.09%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.82%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.55%) Maven
9 2 (0.55%) ProC
9 2 (0.55%) Selenium
10 1 (0.27%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.27%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.27%) JUnit
10 1 (0.27%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
General
1 206 (56.28%) Finance
2 183 (50.00%) Banking
3 61 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 57 (15.57%) Retail
5 36 (9.84%) Marketing
6 32 (8.74%) Retail Banking
7 31 (8.47%) Front Office
8 8 (2.19%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.91%) Legal
9 7 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.37%) Back Office
10 5 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.82%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 144 (39.34%) Analyst
2 123 (33.61%) Developer
3 72 (19.67%) Risk Analyst
4 62 (16.94%) Credit Analyst
5 58 (15.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 49 (13.39%) Business Analyst
7 36 (9.84%) Java Developer
8 30 (8.20%) Risk Business Analyst
8 30 (8.20%) Test Analyst
9 24 (6.56%) Credit Risk Developer
10 22 (6.01%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 20 (5.46%) Risk Manager
12 19 (5.19%) Banking Analyst
12 19 (5.19%) Project Manager
12 19 (5.19%) SAS Analyst
13 18 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
14 17 (4.64%) Data Analyst
15 16 (4.37%) Architect
15 16 (4.37%) C# Developer
15 16 (4.37%) Credit Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (8.74%) .NET
2 18 (4.92%) Web Services
3 15 (4.10%) Spring
4 9 (2.46%) HTML
4 9 (2.46%) WCF
5 8 (2.19%) AngularJS
5 8 (2.19%) ASP.NET
6 7 (1.91%) CSS
6 7 (1.91%) WPF
7 6 (1.64%) RESTful
8 5 (1.37%) WF
9 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (1.09%) SOAP
10 3 (0.82%) HTML5
10 3 (0.82%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (0.82%) REST
11 2 (0.55%) JavaFX
11 2 (0.55%) MDX
11 2 (0.55%) Spring MVC
11 2 (0.55%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 88 (24.04%) Market Risk
2 63 (17.21%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (8.47%) Derivative
4 24 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 18 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (4.37%) Grid Computing
7 8 (2.19%) Equities
7 8 (2.19%) Hedge funds
8 6 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
8 6 (1.64%) Fixed Income
8 6 (1.64%) Mainframe
8 6 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.64%) User Experience
9 5 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.09%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.82%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.82%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.10%) Unix
2 13 (3.55%) Linux
2 13 (3.55%) Windows
3 2 (0.55%) AIX
3 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (0.55%) Windows 8
3 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.27%) Android
4 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.27%) OS/400
4 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.58%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (20.77%) Analytics
3 74 (20.22%) Risk Management
4 56 (15.30%) Business Intelligence
5 52 (14.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 37 (10.11%) Mathematics
6 37 (10.11%) Migration
7 31 (8.47%) TDD
8 30 (8.20%) Business Analysis
8 30 (8.20%) Data Modelling
9 28 (7.65%) ETL
9 28 (7.65%) Web Analytics
10 27 (7.38%) Project Management
11 26 (7.10%) Credit Risk Modelling
12 23 (6.28%) Scrum
13 22 (6.01%) Data Management
14 21 (5.74%) Credit Risk Management
14 21 (5.74%) Stress Testing
14 21 (5.74%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (5.74%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 103 (28.14%) SQL
2 62 (16.94%) Java
3 41 (11.20%) C#
4 33 (9.02%) Python
5 29 (7.92%) VBA
6 22 (6.01%) C++
7 17 (4.64%) Scala
8 9 (2.46%) R
9 7 (1.91%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.64%) Delphi
10 6 (1.64%) MATLAB
10 6 (1.64%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.64%) SAS Macro
11 3 (0.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.82%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.55%) C
12 2 (0.55%) JCL
12 2 (0.55%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.55%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (14.48%) Degree
2 18 (4.92%) Numerate Degree
3 14 (3.83%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.28%) PhD
5 7 (1.91%) CFA
6 4 (1.09%) MBA
6 4 (1.09%) SAS Certification
7 3 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.55%) ACCA
8 2 (0.55%) CIMA
8 2 (0.55%) ISEB
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.27%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.84%) IFRS
2 35 (9.56%) IFRS 9
3 20 (5.46%) Data Quality
4 14 (3.83%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (3.55%) QA
6 12 (3.28%) Basel II
7 6 (1.64%) Basel III
8 5 (1.37%) IAS 39
9 2 (0.55%) CRD IV
9 2 (0.55%) EMIR
9 2 (0.55%) MiFID
9 2 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.55%) SLA
10 1 (0.27%) COREP
10 1 (0.27%) FATCA
10 1 (0.27%) FINREP
10 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.55%) GridGain
2 1 (0.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.27%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (1.37%) Dollar Universe
2 3 (0.82%) BladeLogic
2 3 (0.82%) Control-M
2 3 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Mesos
3 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (10.93%) Microsoft
2 33 (9.02%) Oracle
3 12 (3.28%) IBM
4 8 (2.19%) Murex
5 7 (1.91%) SAP
6 6 (1.64%) Teradata
7 3 (0.82%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.82%) BT
7 3 (0.82%) Calypso
7 3 (0.82%) Cloudera
7 3 (0.82%) Pega
7 3 (0.82%) Remedy
8 2 (0.55%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.55%) Informatica
8 2 (0.55%) Wallstreet Suite
9 1 (0.27%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.27%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.27%) Perforce
9 1 (0.27%) Reuters
9 1 (0.27%) Trillium
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