Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Dodd-Frank skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dodd-Frank over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 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.

Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 771 726 682
Rank change year-on-year -45 -44 +48
Contract jobs citing Dodd-Frank 84 127 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.084% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.64% 1.14% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 90 136
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £566
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +5.96% -1.52%
10th Percentile £363 £425 £399
90th Percentile £773 £727 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 - £389
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £17.00

Dodd-Frank is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,065 11,127 12,934
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.04% 11.48% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,575 7,281 8,103
UK median daily rate £445 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £258 £228 £230
90th Percentile £638 £623 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 399 479
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.64% -6.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.79 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.78 £47.50 £53.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

Dodd-Frank
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dodd-Frank as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dodd-Frank in the UK

Dodd-Frank
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dodd-Frank in the UK

Dodd-Frank
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Dodd-Frank over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dodd-Frank in the UK

Dodd-Frank
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dodd-Frank within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 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 -44 80 £550 -8.33% 9
London -76 79 £550 -8.33% 9
UK excluding London +3 5 £575 - 1
Scotland -17 2 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £575 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £840 -
North of England - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 £325 -

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dodd-Frank 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 Dodd-Frank.

1 77 (91.67%) MiFID
2 70 (83.33%) EMIR
3 49 (58.33%) Banking
4 37 (44.05%) Finance
5 32 (38.10%) Investment Banking
6 22 (26.19%) Derivative
6 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (26.19%) Front Office
7 21 (25.00%) SQL
8 16 (19.05%) Business Analysis
9 15 (17.86%) QA
10 14 (16.67%) Fixed Income
10 14 (16.67%) Java
10 14 (16.67%) XML
11 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (14.29%) Back Office
13 11 (13.10%) Change Management
13 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
14 10 (11.90%) Equities
14 10 (11.90%) Data Analysis
14 10 (11.90%) Market Risk
14 10 (11.90%) OTC Derivatives
15 9 (10.71%) Blockchain
15 9 (10.71%) JSON
16 8 (9.52%) Murex
16 8 (9.52%) Scrum
16 8 (9.52%) SDLC
16 8 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
17 7 (8.33%) Relational Database

Dodd-Frank
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 1 (1.19%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) Blockchain
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.14%) Big Data
3 6 (7.14%) DB2
4 5 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 4 (4.76%) Apache Hive
5 4 (4.76%) HBase
6 3 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.19%) Impala
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.14%) Hudson
2 6 (7.14%) Maven
3 5 (5.95%) Ant
3 5 (5.95%) Gradle
4 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 2 (2.38%) JUnit
5 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (58.33%) Banking
2 37 (44.05%) Finance
3 32 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 22 (26.19%) Front Office
5 12 (14.29%) Back Office
6 3 (3.57%) Law
6 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.19%) French Language
8 1 (1.19%) International Banking
8 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (52.38%) Analyst
2 34 (40.48%) Business Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 11 (13.10%) Report Analyst
5 10 (11.90%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 9 (10.71%) Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
8 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.33%) QA Leader
8 7 (8.33%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (5.95%) Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.76%) Coordinator
10 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.76%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) XML
2 9 (10.71%) JSON
3 6 (7.14%) Spring
4 5 (5.95%) Protocol Buffers
4 5 (5.95%) SOAP
5 3 (3.57%) .NET
5 3 (3.57%) Web Services
6 2 (2.38%) FpML
6 2 (2.38%) XSD
7 1 (1.19%) Akka
7 1 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.19%) J2SE
7 1 (1.19%) Kafka
7 1 (1.19%) Murex MxML
7 1 (1.19%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Derivative
2 14 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 10 (11.90%) Equities
3 10 (11.90%) Market Risk
3 10 (11.90%) OTC Derivatives
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Credit Risk
5 4 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.57%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.19%) PMI
8 1 (1.19%) Replication
8 1 (1.19%) Swaptions
8 1 (1.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.05%) Business Analysis
3 13 (15.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (13.10%) Change Management
4 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.90%) Data Analysis
6 8 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (9.52%) Scrum
6 8 (9.52%) SDLC
7 7 (8.33%) ETL
7 7 (8.33%) Manual Testing
8 6 (7.14%) OO
9 5 (5.95%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.95%) Data Protection
9 5 (5.95%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (5.95%) Migration
9 5 (5.95%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (5.95%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.95%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (16.67%) Java
3 5 (5.95%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (4.76%) C#
4 4 (4.76%) Python
5 3 (3.57%) VBA
6 2 (2.38%) Scala
6 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.19%) Perl
7 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.19%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.19%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.19%) PMP
2 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (91.67%) MiFID
2 70 (83.33%) EMIR
3 15 (17.86%) QA
4 5 (5.95%) GDPR
4 5 (5.95%) Solvency II
5 4 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (2.38%) Basel II
6 2 (2.38%) PMO
7 1 (1.19%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) HDFS
2 1 (1.19%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.19%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (1.19%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Murex
2 5 (5.95%) Perforce
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.57%) Calypso
5 1 (1.19%) EMC
5 1 (1.19%) Sybase