Period
to 20 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 546 507 443
Rank change year-on-year -39 -64 -19
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 352 344 514
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 1.12% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 256 366
UK median daily rate £560 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
10th Percentile £375 £325 £356
90th Percentile £713 £675 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £413 £450
% change year-on-year - -8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 34,110 30,649 35,487
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.87% 33.75% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,317 19,868 23,148
UK median daily rate £451 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,065 1,091 1,184
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +17.55%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £53.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.21 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year +14.62% -11.90% +20.00%

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 May 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 14 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 May 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 -36 332 £575 +9.52% 30
London -12 265 £600 +9.09% 24
UK excluding London -60 87 £413 - 11
Midlands +7 45 £394 +5.00% 1
East Midlands +22 38 £400 - 1
Scotland -44 18 £414 +3.44% 4
North of England -25 13 £475 +11.44% 3
Yorkshire -22 8 £488 +14.37% 2
West Midlands -18 7 £375 +10.62%
North West -20 5 £413 -5.77% 1
South East -23 5 £356 -13.70% 1
South West -5 3 £553 +52.69%
Wales -2 2 £388 -8.82% 1
East of England -8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 May 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.

1 176 (50.00%) Finance
2 155 (44.03%) Banking
3 109 (30.97%) SQL
4 77 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
5 76 (21.59%) Java
6 70 (19.89%) Front Office
7 68 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
8 64 (18.18%) Risk Management
9 62 (17.61%) SAS
10 58 (16.48%) Stress Testing
11 53 (15.06%) Market Risk
12 52 (14.77%) Analytics
13 50 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 49 (13.92%) Investment Banking
15 47 (13.35%) Degree
16 44 (12.50%) Retail
16 44 (12.50%) Python
17 42 (11.93%) Oracle
18 41 (11.65%) C#
19 35 (9.94%) Business Analysis
20 34 (9.66%) Data Analysis
20 34 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
20 34 (9.66%) Project Management
21 33 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
22 32 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
22 32 (9.09%) Data Quality
22 32 (9.09%) Decision-Making
23 31 (8.81%) IFRS
24 30 (8.52%) Multithreading
25 29 (8.24%) Microsoft

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 62 (17.61%) SAS
2 14 (3.98%) Apache Spark
3 12 (3.41%) Apache
4 11 (3.13%) Confluence
5 8 (2.27%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.14%) DataSynapse
7 4 (1.14%) nginx
7 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.57%) WordPress
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.28%) PegaRULES
9 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 32 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (2.56%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Summit
2 1 (0.28%) Capstone
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (2.27%) Heroku
3 4 (1.14%) IBM Blueworks
4 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.57%) Office 365
5 2 (0.57%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.28%) Google Compute Engine
6 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.84%) DNS
1 10 (2.84%) FTP
1 10 (2.84%) HTTP
2 8 (2.27%) SSL
2 8 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.99%) SMS
4 4 (1.14%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) DSL
5 1 (0.28%) Firewall
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
5 1 (0.28%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.66%) Data Warehouse
2 24 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 18 (5.11%) Hazelcast
4 17 (4.83%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.83%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.26%) NoSQL
6 12 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (3.13%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.84%) Redis
9 7 (1.99%) MS Access
9 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (1.70%) Base SAS
10 6 (1.70%) Oracle Reports
11 5 (1.42%) Big Data
11 5 (1.42%) Data Mining
11 5 (1.42%) DB2
11 5 (1.42%) OLAP
12 4 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 24 (6.82%) JIRA
2 13 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 10 (2.84%) GitLab
4 7 (1.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.99%) Subversion
5 6 (1.70%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.14%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.85%) Maven
8 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.57%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
8 2 (0.57%) SonarQube
8 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.28%) FxCop
9 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.28%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.28%) T4 Templates
General
1 176 (50.00%) Finance
2 155 (44.03%) Banking
3 70 (19.89%) Front Office
4 49 (13.92%) Investment Banking
5 44 (12.50%) Retail
6 28 (7.95%) Marketing
7 12 (3.41%) Corporate Banking
7 12 (3.41%) Retail Banking
8 9 (2.56%) Retail Finance
9 8 (2.27%) Financial Institution
9 8 (2.27%) Legal
10 3 (0.85%) Back Office
10 3 (0.85%) Games
10 3 (0.85%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.57%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 119 (33.81%) Developer
2 109 (30.97%) Analyst
3 70 (19.89%) Risk Analyst
4 60 (17.05%) Business Analyst
5 50 (14.20%) Credit Analyst
5 50 (14.20%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 44 (12.50%) Senior Developer
7 42 (11.93%) Java Developer
8 38 (10.80%) Credit Risk Developer
9 36 (10.23%) Risk Business Analyst
10 29 (8.24%) C# Developer
10 29 (8.24%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
11 28 (7.95%) Senior Java Developer
12 25 (7.10%) Credit Risk Java Developer
13 23 (6.53%) Senior Credit Risk Java Developer
14 22 (6.25%) Project Manager
15 18 (5.11%) Qualitative Analyst
15 18 (5.11%) Quantitative Analyst
16 16 (4.55%) Data Analyst
16 16 (4.55%) Market Risk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (6.53%) .NET
2 18 (5.11%) HTML
3 15 (4.26%) CSS
4 14 (3.98%) AngularJS
4 14 (3.98%) Kafka
4 14 (3.98%) REST
5 13 (3.69%) HTML5
6 12 (3.41%) WCF
7 10 (2.84%) OAuth
7 10 (2.84%) OAuth2
7 10 (2.84%) RabbitMQ
7 10 (2.84%) React
7 10 (2.84%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (2.84%) SOAP
7 10 (2.84%) XML
8 9 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.56%) WPF
9 7 (1.99%) Reactive Extensions
9 7 (1.99%) Task Parallel Library
9 7 (1.99%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (15.06%) Market Risk
3 23 (6.53%) Derivative
4 20 (5.68%) Fixed Income
5 15 (4.26%) Computer Science
6 11 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.84%) Fintech
7 10 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (2.84%) Management Information System
8 8 (2.27%) Grid Computing
8 8 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (1.99%) Equities
10 6 (1.70%) Data Structures
11 5 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (0.85%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.85%) OTC Derivatives
13 2 (0.57%) Podcast
13 2 (0.57%) Robotics
13 2 (0.57%) Social Media
13 2 (0.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.83%) Linux
1 17 (4.83%) Unix
2 2 (0.57%) CentOS
2 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (0.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (0.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 58 (16.48%) Stress Testing
4 52 (14.77%) Analytics
5 50 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (9.94%) Business Analysis
7 34 (9.66%) Data Analysis
7 34 (9.66%) Project Management
8 33 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (9.09%) Decision-Making
10 30 (8.52%) Multithreading
11 29 (8.24%) Validation
12 27 (7.67%) Functional Programming
13 26 (7.39%) Data Modelling
13 26 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (7.10%) ETL
15 23 (6.53%) Electronic Trading
16 21 (5.97%) Credit Risk Modelling
17 19 (5.40%) Data Management
17 19 (5.40%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 109 (30.97%) SQL
2 76 (21.59%) Java
3 44 (12.50%) Python
4 41 (11.65%) C#
5 26 (7.39%) VBA
6 24 (6.82%) C++
7 20 (5.68%) MATLAB
8 18 (5.11%) Clojure
9 15 (4.26%) JavaScript
10 10 (2.84%) ES6
10 10 (2.84%) R
10 10 (2.84%) Ruby
10 10 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 9 (2.56%) Java 8
12 7 (1.99%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.42%) C
13 5 (1.42%) PHP
14 4 (1.14%) XMLA
15 3 (0.85%) Perl
15 3 (0.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 47 (13.35%) Degree
2 11 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.27%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (1.14%) ACCA
5 3 (0.85%) PhD
5 3 (0.85%) SAS Certification
5 3 (0.85%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.57%) CCA
6 2 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.57%) PMP
7 1 (0.28%) CIMA
7 1 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.28%) MBA
7 1 (0.28%) MCSA
7 1 (0.28%) MCSE
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.09%) Data Quality
2 31 (8.81%) IFRS
3 26 (7.39%) IFRS 9
4 8 (2.27%) Basel II
4 8 (2.27%) PMO
5 7 (1.99%) QA
5 7 (1.99%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (1.14%) Basel III
7 4 (1.14%) GDPR
7 4 (1.14%) MiFID
8 3 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
8 3 (0.85%) EMIR
8 3 (0.85%) FATCA
8 3 (0.85%) GCP
9 2 (0.57%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.28%) COREP
10 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.28%) UCITS
System Software
1 11 (3.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.28%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (2.84%) Mesos
2 8 (2.27%) Marathon
3 7 (1.99%) Control-M
4 3 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.57%) Ansible
5 2 (0.57%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (11.93%) Oracle
2 29 (8.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.98%) Informatica
4 11 (3.13%) Ab Initio
4 11 (3.13%) Cloudera
5 8 (2.27%) Cognos
6 5 (1.42%) Google
6 5 (1.42%) Sybase
7 4 (1.14%) Murex
8 3 (0.85%) Calypso
8 3 (0.85%) Sophis
9 2 (0.57%) Algorithmics
9 2 (0.57%) Facebook
9 2 (0.57%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.57%) Twitter
10 1 (0.28%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.28%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.28%) Tableau
10 1 (0.28%) Talend