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 3 months to 23 June 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.

European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 488 607 521
Rank change year-on-year +119 -86  
Contract jobs citing EMIR 114 36 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.067% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.09% 0.58% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 97
Median daily rate £550 £550 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £308 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £655 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

EMIR is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5450 6177 6537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.64% 11.48% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 3981 4196
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 217 206
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +19.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

EMIR
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing EMIR as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing EMIR.

Contractor hourly rate trend for EMIR in the UK

EMIR
Top 12 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +98 102 £550 - 19
London +71 100 £550 - 19
City of London +16 22 £475 -17.39% 8
Scotland - 12 £450 - 3
Glasgow - 8 £400 - 3
Edinburgh - 4 £450 -
Chester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £525 -
Docklands, London - 1 £700 -
North West - 1 - -
South East - 1 £525 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing EMIR 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 EMIR.

1 175 (77.43%) MiFID
2 137 (60.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 136 (60.18%) Banking
4 95 (42.04%) Finance
5 77 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (29.65%) SQL
7 59 (26.11%) Derivative
8 54 (23.89%) Investment Banking
9 52 (23.01%) Scrum
10 50 (22.12%) Business Analysis
11 48 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
12 47 (20.80%) XML
13 44 (19.47%) Java
14 37 (16.37%) Unix
15 36 (15.93%) Relational Database
16 35 (15.49%) Change Management
17 34 (15.04%) DB2
17 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
17 34 (15.04%) Git (software)
17 34 (15.04%) OTC Derivatives
18 32 (14.16%) Spring
18 32 (14.16%) JSON
19 31 (13.72%) Maven
19 31 (13.72%) Front Office
20 29 (12.83%) OOA/OOD
20 29 (12.83%) OO
20 29 (12.83%) Microservices
21 28 (12.39%) Gradle
21 28 (12.39%) Jenkins
21 28 (12.39%) SOAP

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 1 (0.44%) Apache
1 1 (0.44%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.44%) MTS
Applications
1 7 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.44%) BondVision
2 1 (0.44%) CA PPM
2 1 (0.44%) Global One
2 1 (0.44%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.44%) Loan IQ
2 1 (0.44%) Summit
2 1 (0.44%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (15.93%) Relational Database
2 34 (15.04%) DB2
3 10 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.65%) Big Data
6 5 (2.21%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.88%) HBase
8 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.44%) KDB
9 1 (0.44%) MS Access
9 1 (0.44%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.44%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.44%) QlikView
9 1 (0.44%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 34 (15.04%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.72%) Maven
3 28 (12.39%) Ant
3 28 (12.39%) Gradle
3 28 (12.39%) Hudson
3 28 (12.39%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.08%) JUnit
5 13 (5.75%) Concordion
5 13 (5.75%) Cucumber
5 13 (5.75%) JBehave
6 12 (5.31%) JIRA
7 11 (4.87%) Selenium
8 7 (3.10%) Toad
9 4 (1.77%) Mockito
9 4 (1.77%) Subversion
10 3 (1.33%) FitNesse
10 3 (1.33%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.44%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.44%) NUnit
General
1 136 (60.18%) Banking
2 95 (42.04%) Finance
3 54 (23.89%) Investment Banking
4 31 (13.72%) Front Office
5 24 (10.62%) Back Office
6 15 (6.64%) Legal
7 9 (3.98%) Private Banking
8 8 (3.54%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.44%) Advertising
9 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
9 1 (0.44%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (50.44%) Analyst
2 110 (48.67%) Business Analyst
3 45 (19.91%) Developer
3 45 (19.91%) MiFID Business Analyst
4 33 (14.60%) Java Developer
5 30 (13.27%) Project Manager
6 29 (12.83%) Regulatory Business Analyst
7 17 (7.52%) Report Analyst
8 14 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
10 12 (5.31%) Derivatives Business Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Banking Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
11 10 (4.42%) Report Manager
11 10 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (3.98%) MiFID Project Manager
12 9 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
13 8 (3.54%) Banking Business Analyst
13 8 (3.54%) Business IT Analyst
13 8 (3.54%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (20.80%) XML
2 32 (14.16%) JSON
2 32 (14.16%) Spring
3 28 (12.39%) SOAP
4 21 (9.29%) Protocol Buffers
5 18 (7.96%) FpML
6 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.77%) .NET
7 4 (1.77%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (1.33%) CSS
8 3 (1.33%) HTML
8 3 (1.33%) HTML5
8 3 (1.33%) Node.js
8 3 (1.33%) React
8 3 (1.33%) RxJS
9 2 (0.88%) J2EE
9 2 (0.88%) Kafka
10 1 (0.44%) EJB
10 1 (0.44%) Middleware
10 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (26.11%) Derivative
2 34 (15.04%) OTC Derivatives
3 24 (10.62%) Fixed Income
4 23 (10.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (7.08%) Equities
6 7 (3.10%) Fintech
7 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.21%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.21%) PMI
7 5 (2.21%) Reference Data
8 4 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 4 (1.77%) Swaptions
9 2 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.44%) ASIC
10 1 (0.44%) Contract for Difference
10 1 (0.44%) DTCC
10 1 (0.44%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.37%) Unix
2 4 (1.77%) Windows
3 3 (1.33%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (23.01%) Scrum
3 50 (22.12%) Business Analysis
4 48 (21.24%) Stakeholder Management
5 35 (15.49%) Change Management
6 29 (12.83%) Microservices
6 29 (12.83%) OO
6 29 (12.83%) OOA/OOD
7 27 (11.95%) Asset Management
7 27 (11.95%) Domain-Driven Design
8 26 (11.50%) Investment Management
9 25 (11.06%) Data Analysis
10 20 (8.85%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (8.85%) SDLC
11 19 (8.41%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 18 (7.96%) Test Automation
13 17 (7.52%) Project Management
14 15 (6.64%) PRINCE2
14 15 (6.64%) Refactoring
15 14 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (29.65%) SQL
2 44 (19.47%) Java
3 34 (15.04%) Shell Script
4 11 (4.87%) PL/SQL
5 7 (3.10%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.21%) C#
7 3 (1.33%) Python
7 3 (1.33%) Ruby
8 2 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) Perl
9 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (8.85%) Degree
2 13 (5.75%) PMI Certification
2 13 (5.75%) PMP
3 5 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.77%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.88%) ISEB
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.44%) CAPM
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.44%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (77.43%) MiFID
2 137 (60.62%) Dodd-Frank
3 16 (7.08%) FATCA
4 7 (3.10%) QA
5 6 (2.65%) AIFMD
5 6 (2.65%) Solvency II
6 3 (1.33%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.44%) Basel II
7 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.44%) GDPR
7 1 (0.44%) PMO
7 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.44%) UCITS
System Software
1 13 (5.75%) Docker
2 2 (0.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Perforce
2 11 (4.87%) Oracle
3 8 (3.54%) Microsoft
4 6 (2.65%) SunGard
5 3 (1.33%) Murex
6 2 (0.88%) Sybase
7 1 (0.44%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.44%) CA
7 1 (0.44%) Calypso
7 1 (0.44%) Charles River
7 1 (0.44%) eSpeed
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) MarketAxess
7 1 (0.44%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.44%) Tradeweb
7 1 (0.44%) Twitter
7 1 (0.44%) Wallstreet Suite
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