Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 770 803 669
Rank change year-on-year +33 -134 +92
Contract jobs citing Dodd-Frank 109 85 218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.082% 0.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.84% 0.72% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 61 160
UK median daily rate £550 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £363 £450 £412
90th Percentile £700 £725 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - £500
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 13016 11803 13537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.73% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8498 7699 8557
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £387
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.55% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 417 479
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.78 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.46 £47.10 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dodd-Frank in the UK

Dodd-Frank
Top 6 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 20 November 2017. 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 +50 102 £550 -8.33% 6
London +6 101 £563 -6.25% 6
UK excluding London +38 7 £550 - 1
Scotland -14 5 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £575 -
South East - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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.

1 100 (91.74%) MiFID
2 98 (89.91%) EMIR
3 60 (55.05%) Banking
4 44 (40.37%) Finance
5 40 (36.70%) Derivative
6 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (27.52%) Investment Banking
8 27 (24.77%) Front Office
9 26 (23.85%) Business Analysis
10 25 (22.94%) OTC Derivatives
11 20 (18.35%) SQL
12 19 (17.43%) Scrum
12 19 (17.43%) QA
13 17 (15.60%) Java
14 16 (14.68%) Data Analysis
15 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (13.76%) XML
16 13 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 12 (11.01%) Fixed Income
17 12 (11.01%) Equities
18 11 (10.09%) FpML
19 10 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 10 (9.17%) JSON
19 10 (9.17%) Manual Testing
19 10 (9.17%) Investment Management
19 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
19 10 (9.17%) SDLC
19 10 (9.17%) Scenario Testing
20 9 (8.26%) User Stories
20 9 (8.26%) Legal

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 (0.92%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (6.42%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (3.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Summit
2 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg TOMS
2 2 (1.83%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (1.83%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.34%) Big Data
2 7 (6.42%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.50%) DB2
4 3 (2.75%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.83%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.83%) HBase
5 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.92%) Impala
6 1 (0.92%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Git (software)
1 7 (6.42%) Hudson
1 7 (6.42%) Jenkins
1 7 (6.42%) Maven
2 5 (4.59%) Ant
2 5 (4.59%) Gradle
3 4 (3.67%) JUnit
4 3 (2.75%) JIRA
5 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.83%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.83%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 60 (55.05%) Banking
2 44 (40.37%) Finance
3 30 (27.52%) Investment Banking
4 27 (24.77%) Front Office
5 9 (8.26%) Legal
6 7 (6.42%) Back Office
6 7 (6.42%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.67%) Private Banking
8 3 (2.75%) Law
9 2 (1.83%) French Language
10 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 67 (61.47%) Analyst
2 55 (50.46%) Business Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) MiFID Business Analyst
3 19 (17.43%) Regulatory Business Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Developer
4 11 (10.09%) Report Analyst
5 10 (9.17%) Project Manager
6 9 (8.26%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 9 (8.26%) Java Developer
7 8 (7.34%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Test Analyst
7 8 (7.34%) Test Leader
8 7 (6.42%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
8 7 (6.42%) QA Leader
8 7 (6.42%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) QA Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) XML
2 11 (10.09%) FpML
3 10 (9.17%) JSON
4 7 (6.42%) Spring
5 5 (4.59%) Kafka
5 5 (4.59%) Protocol Buffers
5 5 (4.59%) SOAP
6 3 (2.75%) .NET
6 3 (2.75%) Web Services
7 2 (1.83%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.83%) XSD
8 1 (0.92%) Akka
8 1 (0.92%) J2SE
8 1 (0.92%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.70%) Derivative
2 25 (22.94%) OTC Derivatives
3 12 (11.01%) Equities
3 12 (11.01%) Fixed Income
4 10 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (7.34%) Market Risk
6 7 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (4.59%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.75%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.75%) Reference Data
9 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (1.83%) PMI
10 1 (0.92%) Fintech
10 1 (0.92%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.92%) Replication
10 1 (0.92%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.42%) Unix
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
3 2 (1.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) Business Analysis
3 19 (17.43%) Scrum
4 16 (14.68%) Data Analysis
5 15 (13.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (11.93%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (9.17%) Investment Management
7 10 (9.17%) Manual Testing
7 10 (9.17%) Scenario Testing
7 10 (9.17%) SDLC
7 10 (9.17%) Test Automation
8 9 (8.26%) User Stories
9 8 (7.34%) Asset Management
10 7 (6.42%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 7 (6.42%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.42%) GAP Analysis
10 7 (6.42%) Risk Management
10 7 (6.42%) Trade Surveillance
11 6 (5.50%) Change Management
11 6 (5.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (18.35%) SQL
2 17 (15.60%) Java
3 4 (3.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.75%) C#
4 3 (2.75%) Scala
4 3 (2.75%) VBA
5 2 (1.83%) Perl
5 2 (1.83%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (4.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.83%) ISEB
2 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
2 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.92%) IIBA
3 1 (0.92%) PMP
3 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (91.74%) MiFID
2 98 (89.91%) EMIR
3 19 (17.43%) QA
4 8 (7.34%) Solvency II
5 5 (4.59%) GDPR
5 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (2.75%) AIFMD
7 2 (1.83%) Basel II
7 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.83%) FATCA
7 2 (1.83%) PMO
8 1 (0.92%) Basel III
8 1 (0.92%) UCITS
System Software
1 2 (1.83%) HDFS
2 1 (0.92%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) Murex
3 5 (4.59%) Perforce
4 4 (3.67%) Calypso
5 2 (1.83%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.83%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) EMC
6 1 (0.92%) Oracle