Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 722 807 691
Rank change year-on-year +85 -116 +7
Contract jobs citing Dodd-Frank 128 76 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.071% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.08% 0.62% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 59 165
UK median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £410 £325 £413
90th Percentile £700 £690 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £350 £500
% change year-on-year +50.00% -30.00% +17.65%
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 11859 12209 13445
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.11% 11.36% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 7742 7902 8552
UK median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £231
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 366 439 466
UK median hourly rate £21.70 £23.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.66% +9.05% +7.75%
10th Percentile £10.62 £10.75 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.09 £47.10 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -21.57% +18.33% +7.75%

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 23 September 2017.

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 23 September 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 +81 115 £550 -4.35% 2
London +52 113 £550 -4.35% 2
UK excluding London +58 14 £525 +50.00%
Scotland +28 11 £525 -
North of England +69 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £575 -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 113 (88.28%) MiFID
2 106 (82.81%) EMIR
3 70 (54.69%) Banking
4 56 (43.75%) Finance
5 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (32.81%) Derivative
7 35 (27.34%) SQL
8 31 (24.22%) Front Office
8 31 (24.22%) Business Analysis
9 27 (21.09%) Scrum
10 26 (20.31%) Java
10 26 (20.31%) OTC Derivatives
11 24 (18.75%) XML
11 24 (18.75%) Investment Banking
12 20 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (13.28%) Data Analysis
13 17 (13.28%) QA
14 15 (11.72%) JSON
15 14 (10.94%) Investment Management
15 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
15 14 (10.94%) Legal
16 13 (10.16%) Maven
16 13 (10.16%) Unix
16 13 (10.16%) FpML
16 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
16 13 (10.16%) Test Automation
16 13 (10.16%) SDLC
17 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
17 12 (9.38%) Hudson
17 12 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing

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 5 (3.91%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.13%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.03%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (3.91%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Bloomberg TOMS
1 2 (1.56%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.78%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 11 (8.59%) DB2
3 9 (7.03%) Big Data
4 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.34%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.34%) HBase
7 2 (1.56%) MemSQL
7 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.78%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.78%) Impala
8 1 (0.78%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Jenkins
2 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 13 (10.16%) Maven
3 12 (9.38%) Hudson
4 10 (7.81%) Ant
4 10 (7.81%) Gradle
5 6 (4.69%) JIRA
6 5 (3.91%) JUnit
6 5 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.34%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.34%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.34%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.34%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.78%) Mockito
9 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 70 (54.69%) Banking
2 56 (43.75%) Finance
3 31 (24.22%) Front Office
4 24 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 14 (10.94%) Legal
6 7 (5.47%) Financial Institution
6 7 (5.47%) Private Banking
7 6 (4.69%) Back Office
8 3 (2.34%) Law
9 2 (1.56%) Advertising
10 1 (0.78%) French Language
Job Titles
1 75 (58.59%) Analyst
2 58 (45.31%) Business Analyst
3 22 (17.19%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 21 (16.41%) Developer
4 21 (16.41%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 20 (15.63%) Java Developer
6 12 (9.38%) Project Manager
7 11 (8.59%) Report Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Derivatives Business Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
10 7 (5.47%) OTC Derivatives Business Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
11 6 (4.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) XML
2 15 (11.72%) JSON
3 13 (10.16%) FpML
4 12 (9.38%) Spring
5 10 (7.81%) Protocol Buffers
5 10 (7.81%) SOAP
6 9 (7.03%) Kafka
7 4 (3.13%) Web Services
8 3 (2.34%) .NET
9 2 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.56%) XSD
10 1 (0.78%) Akka
10 1 (0.78%) HTML5
10 1 (0.78%) J2EE
10 1 (0.78%) J2SE
10 1 (0.78%) Murex MxML
10 1 (0.78%) Node.js
10 1 (0.78%) React
10 1 (0.78%) RxJS
10 1 (0.78%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.81%) Derivative
2 26 (20.31%) OTC Derivatives
3 12 (9.38%) Fixed Income
4 11 (8.59%) Equities
5 9 (7.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (6.25%) Market Risk
7 6 (4.69%) Credit Risk
8 5 (3.91%) PMI
9 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (2.34%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.56%) Fintech
10 2 (1.56%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.78%) Replication
11 1 (0.78%) Swaptions
11 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.78%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.16%) Unix
2 4 (3.13%) Linux
3 2 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (24.22%) Business Analysis
3 27 (21.09%) Scrum
4 20 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
5 17 (13.28%) Data Analysis
6 14 (10.94%) Investment Management
7 13 (10.16%) SDLC
7 13 (10.16%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Asset Management
9 11 (8.59%) OO
10 10 (7.81%) Data Modelling
10 10 (7.81%) Wealth Management
11 9 (7.03%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 9 (7.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (7.03%) OOA/OOD
11 9 (7.03%) User Stories
12 8 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (6.25%) Manual Testing
12 8 (6.25%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.34%) SQL
2 26 (20.31%) Java
3 9 (7.03%) Shell Script
4 3 (2.34%) Scala
5 2 (1.56%) C#
5 2 (1.56%) Perl
5 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.56%) VBA
6 1 (0.78%) Python
6 1 (0.78%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Degree
2 5 (3.91%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.13%) ISEB
3 4 (3.13%) PMP
4 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.78%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (88.28%) MiFID
2 106 (82.81%) EMIR
3 17 (13.28%) QA
4 8 (6.25%) Solvency II
5 5 (3.91%) GDPR
6 4 (3.13%) AIFMD
6 4 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.56%) Basel II
7 2 (1.56%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.56%) FATCA
7 2 (1.56%) IFRS
7 2 (1.56%) IFRS 9
7 2 (1.56%) PMO
8 1 (0.78%) Basel III
8 1 (0.78%) UCITS
System Software
1 3 (2.34%) HDFS
2 1 (0.78%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.56%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.78%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.78%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
1 10 (7.81%) Perforce
2 3 (2.34%) Murex
3 2 (1.56%) Bloomberg
3 2 (1.56%) Sybase
4 1 (0.78%) Calypso
4 1 (0.78%) EMC
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle