Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 670 750
Rank change year-on-year -138 +80 -36
Contract jobs citing Dodd-Frank 74 166 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.58% 1.55% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 124 87
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +2.22% +2.27%
10th Percentile £388 £425 £375
90th Percentile £886 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £525 £340
% change year-on-year -14.29% +54.41% -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 12,836 10,678 12,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.69% 11.61% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,280 6,963 7,839
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 355 420
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £22.45 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.68% -6.90% +11.90%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.00 £12.02
90th Percentile £57.50 £54.20 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.78 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +15.26% -14.00% +13.68%

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 22 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Dodd-Frank in the UK

Dodd-Frank
Top 7 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 22 April 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 -121 69 £550 -4.35% 3
London -133 68 £575 - 3
UK excluding London -32 6 £450 -14.29% 1
Scotland -38 4 £450 -14.29% 1
North West -11 1 £325 -
North of England -12 1 £325 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £840 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dodd-Frank 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 Dodd-Frank.

1 67 (90.54%) MiFID
2 63 (85.14%) EMIR
3 53 (71.62%) Banking
4 36 (48.65%) Finance
5 27 (36.49%) Investment Banking
6 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (33.78%) SQL
8 18 (24.32%) XML
8 18 (24.32%) Scrum
9 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (21.62%) Java
10 15 (20.27%) Data Analysis
10 15 (20.27%) JSON
11 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
12 13 (17.57%) Change Management
12 13 (17.57%) Front Office
13 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 12 (16.22%) Maven
13 12 (16.22%) Unix
13 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
13 12 (16.22%) Hudson
13 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
14 11 (14.86%) Domain-Driven Design
14 11 (14.86%) Gradle
14 11 (14.86%) Protocol Buffers
14 11 (14.86%) Refactoring
14 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
14 11 (14.86%) Microservices
14 11 (14.86%) Blockchain
14 11 (14.86%) OOA/OOD

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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) Blockchain
1 11 (14.86%) DB2
1 11 (14.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.41%) Big Data
2 4 (5.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.05%) HBase
3 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Jenkins
2 12 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.22%) Hudson
2 12 (16.22%) Maven
3 11 (14.86%) Ant
3 11 (14.86%) Gradle
4 4 (5.41%) JIRA
5 3 (4.05%) ER Studio
5 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.35%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.35%) JUnit
7 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (71.62%) Banking
2 36 (48.65%) Finance
3 27 (36.49%) Investment Banking
4 13 (17.57%) Front Office
5 11 (14.86%) Back Office
6 3 (4.05%) Private Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.70%) French Language
7 2 (2.70%) Legal
8 1 (1.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (55.41%) Analyst
2 31 (41.89%) Business Analyst
3 14 (18.92%) Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Java Developer
5 11 (14.86%) MiFID Business Analyst
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Applications Support
8 7 (9.46%) Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (9.46%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Architect
9 6 (8.11%) FX Business Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Report Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
10 5 (6.76%) Regulatory Business Analyst
11 4 (5.41%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) XML
2 15 (20.27%) JSON
3 11 (14.86%) Protocol Buffers
3 11 (14.86%) SOAP
3 11 (14.86%) Spring
4 2 (2.70%) Flash
5 1 (1.35%) .NET
5 1 (1.35%) FpML
5 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
2 9 (12.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.11%) Market Risk
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.76%) Credit Risk
4 5 (6.76%) Equities
5 4 (5.41%) Derivative
6 3 (4.05%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.70%) Wiki
8 1 (1.35%) ASIC
8 1 (1.35%) DTCC
8 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.35%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.35%) Synthetic Equity
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.32%) Scrum
3 16 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (20.27%) Data Analysis
5 13 (17.57%) Change Management
6 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
6 12 (16.22%) Enterprise Architecture
7 11 (14.86%) Business Analysis
7 11 (14.86%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (14.86%) Microservices
7 11 (14.86%) OO
7 11 (14.86%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (14.86%) Refactoring
8 7 (9.46%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (9.46%) User Stories
9 6 (8.11%) ETL
9 6 (8.11%) GAP Analysis
9 6 (8.11%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.11%) SDLC
9 6 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (33.78%) SQL
2 16 (21.62%) Java
3 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
4 6 (8.11%) Python
5 5 (6.76%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.05%) C#
7 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.35%) C
8 1 (1.35%) Java 8
8 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.35%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (90.54%) MiFID
2 63 (85.14%) EMIR
3 4 (5.41%) QA
4 3 (4.05%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.35%) PMO
5 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) Dollar Universe
2 1 (1.35%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Perforce
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Murex
4 1 (1.35%) Calypso
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) Sonatype
4 1 (1.35%) Wallstreet Suite