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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 437 387 407
Rank change year-on-year -50 +20  
Contract jobs citing Credit Risk 173 265 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 1.59% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 191 184
Median daily rate £517 £501 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +0.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -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 14408 16675 16347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 31.12% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9314 10891 9856
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 £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 564 695
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.84 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.46% +21.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

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 28 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 28 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 -41 157 £525 - 38
London -35 113 £550 -4.34% 22
City of London -11 25 £595 +8.18% 7
Scotland +12 13 £388 -13.88% 3
Edinburgh +10 10 £388 -13.88%
West Midlands +17 9 £339 -20.23% 2
East Midlands -1 9 £425 -39.28% 2
North West +22 7 £413 -8.33% 1
Northamptonshire +7 6 £560 -20.00% 1
West Yorkshire +4 6 £507 +11.01% 5
Yorkshire +4 6 £507 +2.32% 7
Northampton 0 6 £560 -20.00%
South East +5 5 £550 +15.78% 3
Berkshire - 5 £550 -
Reading - 5 £550 -
Wolverhampton +4 4 £365 -3.44%
Halifax -1 4 £515 +20.46%
Coventry - 4 - -
East of England - 4 £450 -
South West - 4 £344 -
Cheshire +25 3 £414 -17.15%
Chester +12 3 £414 -17.15%
Glasgow +7 3 £386 +28.75% 3
Manchester +5 3 £425 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £368 -
Nottingham - 3 £368 -
Wales - 3 £425 - 2
Cardiff - 3 £425 - 2
South Wales - 3 £425 - 2
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -

Credit Risk
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 213 (52.46%) Finance
2 156 (38.42%) Analytics
3 149 (36.70%) Banking
4 141 (34.73%) SQL
5 118 (29.06%) Business Intelligence
6 109 (26.85%) Marketing
7 100 (24.63%) Big Data
8 97 (23.89%) Web Analytics
9 91 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
10 86 (21.18%) Market Risk
11 80 (19.70%) SAS
11 80 (19.70%) Java
12 69 (17.00%) Risk Management
13 63 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
14 61 (15.02%) Degree
15 59 (14.53%) Python
16 56 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
17 55 (13.55%) Oracle
18 45 (11.08%) Investment Banking
18 45 (11.08%) SQL Server
19 44 (10.84%) Business Analysis
20 43 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
21 42 (10.34%) Migration
22 40 (9.85%) Hadoop
23 38 (9.36%) Mathematics
23 38 (9.36%) C++
24 37 (9.11%) Unix
24 37 (9.11%) Retail
25 36 (8.87%) Apache Spark
26 35 (8.62%) Continuous Integration

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 80 (19.70%) SAS
2 36 (8.87%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.72%) Oracle Coherence
5 6 (1.48%) JBoss
5 6 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 4 (0.99%) Apache
7 3 (0.74%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.74%) DataSynapse
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.49%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) GemFire
9 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (4.19%) MS Office
2 12 (2.96%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.23%) SPSS
4 2 (0.49%) EViews
5 1 (0.25%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Sprinklr
2 2 (0.49%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.25%) FastStats
3 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.96%) GitHub
2 9 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.22%) Google Analytics
3 8 (1.97%) Adobe Analytics
4 5 (1.23%) IBM Blueworks
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.49%) Office 365
5 2 (0.49%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.25%) PaaS
6 1 (0.25%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.69%) Kerberos
1 15 (3.69%) LDAP
2 4 (0.99%) Firewall
3 2 (0.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (24.63%) Big Data
2 45 (11.08%) SQL Server
3 43 (10.59%) Data Warehouse
4 40 (9.85%) Hadoop
5 19 (4.68%) Apache Hive
6 17 (4.19%) Base SAS
7 13 (3.20%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 12 (2.96%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 11 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.22%) NoSQL
11 9 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.97%) HBase
12 8 (1.97%) OLAP
12 8 (1.97%) QlikView
12 8 (1.97%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.72%) OLAP Cube
14 6 (1.48%) Oracle Database
14 6 (1.48%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 32 (7.88%) Jenkins
2 18 (4.43%) Git (software)
3 15 (3.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (3.45%) JIRA
4 14 (3.45%) Maven
5 13 (3.20%) Subversion
6 7 (1.72%) NUnit
7 6 (1.48%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.48%) CruiseControl
7 6 (1.48%) Selenium
8 4 (0.99%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.74%) Hudson
9 3 (0.74%) PHPUnit
9 3 (0.74%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.49%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.49%) Gerrit
10 2 (0.49%) JMeter
10 2 (0.49%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 213 (52.46%) Finance
2 149 (36.70%) Banking
3 109 (26.85%) Marketing
4 45 (11.08%) Investment Banking
5 37 (9.11%) Retail
6 24 (5.91%) Front Office
7 12 (2.96%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.46%) Retail Banking
9 8 (1.97%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.48%) Games
11 5 (1.23%) Back Office
11 5 (1.23%) Legal
12 4 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.99%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.49%) International Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Advertising
14 1 (0.25%) Automotive
14 1 (0.25%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 142 (34.98%) Analyst
2 112 (27.59%) Developer
3 70 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 66 (16.26%) Risk Analyst
5 50 (12.32%) Credit Analyst
5 50 (12.32%) Credit Risk Analyst
6 42 (10.34%) Risk Business Analyst
7 32 (7.88%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
8 31 (7.64%) Java Developer
9 30 (7.39%) Architect
10 24 (5.91%) Consultant
11 22 (5.42%) Credit Risk Developer
12 21 (5.17%) SAS Analyst
13 19 (4.68%) Data Analyst
13 19 (4.68%) Project Manager
14 17 (4.19%) Credit Risk Java Developer
15 16 (3.94%) C# Developer
15 16 (3.94%) DevOps Engineer
15 16 (3.94%) Market Risk Analyst
16 15 (3.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (5.91%) Web Services
2 20 (4.93%) .NET
3 14 (3.45%) Spring
4 10 (2.46%) WCF
5 7 (1.72%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.72%) WPF
5 7 (1.72%) XML
6 6 (1.48%) SOAP
7 5 (1.23%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.23%) HTML
7 5 (1.23%) MDX
8 4 (0.99%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.99%) CSS
8 4 (0.99%) J2EE
8 4 (0.99%) JMS
8 4 (0.99%) jQuery
8 4 (0.99%) JSP
8 4 (0.99%) WF
9 3 (0.74%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 86 (21.18%) Market Risk
2 63 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.40%) Computer Science
4 19 (4.68%) Algorithms
5 18 (4.43%) Derivative
5 18 (4.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (3.45%) Grid Computing
7 9 (2.22%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.97%) Equities
8 8 (1.97%) Mainframe
9 7 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 7 (1.72%) OTC Derivatives
9 7 (1.72%) Social Media
10 6 (1.48%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.23%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (1.23%) Reference Data
12 4 (0.99%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.99%) FMCG
13 3 (0.74%) User Experience
14 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.11%) Unix
2 29 (7.14%) Linux
3 15 (3.69%) Windows
4 3 (0.74%) AIX
5 2 (0.49%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.49%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.25%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.25%) OS/400
6 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (38.42%) Analytics
2 118 (29.06%) Business Intelligence
3 97 (23.89%) Web Analytics
4 91 (22.41%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (17.00%) Risk Management
6 56 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 44 (10.84%) Business Analysis
8 42 (10.34%) Migration
9 38 (9.36%) Mathematics
10 35 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (8.62%) Data Analysis
11 34 (8.37%) ETL
12 33 (8.13%) Project Management
13 32 (7.88%) Data Modelling
13 32 (7.88%) DevOps
14 30 (7.39%) Data Management
15 28 (6.90%) Change Management
16 26 (6.40%) Machine Learning
17 24 (5.91%) Risk Analytics
18 23 (5.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 141 (34.73%) SQL
2 80 (19.70%) Java
3 59 (14.53%) Python
4 38 (9.36%) C++
5 33 (8.13%) C#
6 32 (7.88%) Scala
7 31 (7.64%) R
8 17 (4.19%) JavaScript
9 14 (3.45%) VBA
10 12 (2.96%) Bash Shell
11 9 (2.22%) MATLAB
12 5 (1.23%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.23%) SAS Macro
13 4 (0.99%) PHP
13 4 (0.99%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.99%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.99%) VB
14 3 (0.74%) Go
14 3 (0.74%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (15.02%) Degree
2 13 (3.20%) PhD
3 4 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.74%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.74%) ISEB
4 3 (0.74%) SAS Certification
5 2 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) CFA
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) PMP
6 1 (0.25%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.65%) Data Quality
2 22 (5.42%) IFRS
3 21 (5.17%) IFRS 9
4 17 (4.19%) QA
5 12 (2.96%) Basel III
5 12 (2.96%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (2.96%) MiFID
6 4 (0.99%) IAS 39
7 3 (0.74%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.74%) EMIR
7 3 (0.74%) SLA
8 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.49%) GDPR
8 2 (0.49%) PMO
8 2 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.49%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.25%) COREP
9 1 (0.25%) FATCA
9 1 (0.25%) FINREP
System Software
1 3 (0.74%) Docker
2 2 (0.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.49%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.49%) vCloud
2 2 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.25%) HDFS
3 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (4.19%) Ansible
2 15 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (3.20%) Puppet
4 5 (1.23%) Dollar Universe
4 5 (1.23%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.74%) Kibana
5 3 (0.74%) logstash
6 2 (0.49%) Grafana
6 2 (0.49%) Mesos
6 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.25%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.25%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (13.55%) Oracle
2 27 (6.65%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.20%) Hortonworks
4 12 (2.96%) Teradata
5 10 (2.46%) IBM
6 9 (2.22%) Google
6 9 (2.22%) Informatica
7 6 (1.48%) Ab Initio
7 6 (1.48%) Adobe
7 6 (1.48%) Sybase
7 6 (1.48%) Tableau
8 5 (1.23%) Murex
9 4 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
9 4 (0.99%) SAP
10 3 (0.74%) Brandwatch
10 3 (0.74%) Omniture
10 3 (0.74%) Pega
10 3 (0.74%) Talend
11 2 (0.49%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.49%) Cloudera
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