Period
to 19 August 2018

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

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 648 838
Rank change year-on-year -170 +190 -162
Contract jobs citing EMIR 79 222 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.23% 0.076%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.66% 1.94% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 162 53
UK median daily rate £613 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.36% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £324
90th Percentile £785 £688 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EMIR 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 11,984 11,431 12,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.72% 11.85% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,599 7,418 7,879
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
10th Percentile £254 £250 £225
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +3.16% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 367 428
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +4.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.06 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.20 £50.00 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.84 £22.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -5.30% -3.30% +5.69%

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing EMIR as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing EMIR over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR within the UK over the 6 months to 19 August 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 -152 75 £625 +13.64% 9
London -142 74 £625 +13.64% 9
UK excluding London -41 5 £450 -
Scotland -59 4 £450 -
South East -16 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 67 (84.81%) MiFID
2 46 (58.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 44 (55.70%) Banking
4 29 (36.71%) Finance
5 23 (29.11%) SQL
5 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (24.05%) Investment Banking
7 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (17.72%) Scrum
8 14 (17.72%) Front Office
9 13 (16.46%) .NET
9 13 (16.46%) Python
9 13 (16.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (15.19%) Java
10 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
10 12 (15.19%) Data Mapping
11 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (13.92%) C#
11 11 (13.92%) T-SQL
11 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.92%) Unix
11 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (13.92%) TDD
12 10 (12.66%) Asset Management
12 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
13 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (10.13%) Electronic Trading
14 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (10.13%) Linux

EMIR
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 4 (5.06%) Apache
1 4 (5.06%) Apache Spark
1 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Summit
2 1 (1.27%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (13.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (10.13%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.06%) DB2
5 3 (3.80%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) OLAP
7 1 (1.27%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.27%) HBase
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Hudson
2 5 (6.33%) Maven
3 4 (5.06%) Ant
3 4 (5.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (5.06%) Gradle
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium
5 2 (2.53%) Concordion
5 2 (2.53%) JBehave
5 2 (2.53%) JIRA
5 2 (2.53%) JUnit
5 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) TestNG
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (55.70%) Banking
2 29 (36.71%) Finance
3 19 (24.05%) Investment Banking
4 14 (17.72%) Front Office
5 8 (10.13%) Back Office
6 6 (7.59%) Legal
7 4 (5.06%) Private Banking
8 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (45.57%) Analyst
2 27 (34.18%) Business Analyst
3 23 (29.11%) Developer
4 8 (10.13%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Business IT Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) IT Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) IT Business Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Senior Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Java Developer
5 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.59%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Python Developer
7 5 (6.33%) Report Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) MiFID Business Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Project Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Python Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Treasury Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 5 (6.33%) AngularJS
2 5 (6.33%) JSON
2 5 (6.33%) XML
3 4 (5.06%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (5.06%) FpML
3 4 (5.06%) Protocol Buffers
3 4 (5.06%) SOAP
3 4 (5.06%) Spring
4 3 (3.80%) React
5 2 (2.53%) Flash
6 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Fixed Income
4 6 (7.59%) Equities
5 5 (6.33%) Derivative
5 5 (6.33%) Grid Computing
6 4 (5.06%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.80%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.27%) ASIC
8 1 (1.27%) CUDA
8 1 (1.27%) DTCC
8 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
8 1 (1.27%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (1.27%) Robotics
8 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.27%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.27%) Synthetic Equity
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Unix
2 8 (10.13%) Linux
3 5 (6.33%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.99%) Stakeholder Management
3 14 (17.72%) Scrum
4 12 (15.19%) Business Analysis
4 12 (15.19%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (15.19%) Data Mapping
5 11 (13.92%) TDD
6 10 (12.66%) Asset Management
7 9 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (10.13%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.86%) Low Latency
10 6 (7.59%) BDD
10 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (7.59%) User Stories
11 5 (6.33%) Cash Management
11 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.33%) Functional Testing
11 5 (6.33%) Investment Management
11 5 (6.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.11%) SQL
2 13 (16.46%) Python
3 12 (15.19%) Java
4 11 (13.92%) C#
4 11 (13.92%) T-SQL
5 10 (12.66%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.59%) Perl
7 5 (6.33%) Scala
8 4 (5.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (5.06%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.53%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.53%) C++
10 1 (1.27%) C
10 1 (1.27%) Java 8
10 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) Degree
2 2 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.27%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.27%) PhD
3 1 (1.27%) PMP
3 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (1.27%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (84.81%) MiFID
2 46 (58.23%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (8.86%) QA
4 5 (6.33%) AIFMD
5 1 (1.27%) FATCA
5 1 (1.27%) GDPR
5 1 (1.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.27%) HDFS
Vendors
1 4 (5.06%) Perforce
1 4 (5.06%) Tableau
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.53%) Murex
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle
3 1 (1.27%) FIS
3 1 (1.27%) GoldenSource
3 1 (1.27%) Misys
3 1 (1.27%) SAP
3 1 (1.27%) Sonatype
3 1 (1.27%) Temenos
3 1 (1.27%) Wallstreet Suite