Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Regulatory Compliance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Regulatory Compliance over the 6 months to 24 February 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.

Regulatory Compliance
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 684 688 663
Rank change year-on-year +4 -25 +125
Contract jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 194 169 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 101 162
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £371 £350 £313
90th Percentile £660 £631 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +5.88% -10.53% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 5
UK median hourly rate £25.50 £160.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.06% +326.67% -
10th Percentile £16.59 £140.00 £23.64
90th Percentile £38.96 £180.00 £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 - £37.50

Regulatory Compliance is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 85,333 80,386 89,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.78% 83.83% 82.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,948 53,293 58,214
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £288 £264 £263
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,056 2,207 2,618
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +0.30% +24.63%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.43 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.29 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -2.84% -3.85% +23.81%

Regulatory Compliance
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regulatory Compliance over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Regulatory Compliance over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Regulatory Compliance within the UK over the 6 months to 24 February 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 0 175 £520 +14.29% 44
London +3 100 £540 +2.86% 16
UK excluding London +8 92 £450 +5.88% 30
South West +11 19 £390 -2.50% 2
North of England +30 18 £421 -8.92% 5
Scotland -11 18 £425 - 2
South East -23 17 £578 +21.68% 14
Midlands +19 15 £450 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +12 13 £463 +23.33% 1
North West +17 9 £506 +2.53% 1
Yorkshire +7 9 £405 -6.90% 4
East of England -14 4 £525 +40.00% 6
East Midlands - 3 £520 -
North East +59 1 £733 -3.87%
Wales - 1 £355 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 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 Regulatory Compliance.

1 82 (42.27%) Finance
2 61 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (30.41%) Banking
4 58 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
5 46 (23.71%) GDPR
6 43 (22.16%) Project Management
7 32 (16.49%) Business Analysis
8 31 (15.98%) Risk Management
9 30 (15.46%) Data Protection
10 28 (14.43%) Legal
11 27 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
12 26 (13.40%) Information Security
13 24 (12.37%) Validation
14 20 (10.31%) Migration
14 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 20 (10.31%) JIRA
14 20 (10.31%) QA
15 19 (9.79%) Analytics
15 19 (9.79%) Scrum
16 18 (9.28%) Investment Banking
17 17 (8.76%) SQL
17 17 (8.76%) Waterfall
17 17 (8.76%) Degree
18 16 (8.25%) Data Management
19 15 (7.73%) Change Management
19 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
20 14 (7.22%) Requirements Management
21 13 (6.70%) Unix
21 13 (6.70%) Management Information System
22 12 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley

Regulatory Compliance
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 11 (5.67%) Confluence
2 5 (2.58%) CMS
2 5 (2.58%) SAS
3 3 (1.55%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.03%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
5 1 (0.52%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Project
3 7 (3.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Summit
2 3 (1.55%) Maximo
2 3 (1.55%) Social Studio
2 3 (1.55%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.52%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Google Analytics
1 3 (1.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 2 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.58%) Firewall
1 5 (2.58%) SAN
2 3 (1.55%) Internet
2 3 (1.55%) IP Telephony
2 3 (1.55%) Network Security
2 3 (1.55%) PABX
2 3 (1.55%) Structured Cabling
3 2 (1.03%) DHCP
3 2 (1.03%) DMZ
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
3 2 (1.03%) HTTP
3 2 (1.03%) IPsec
3 2 (1.03%) LAN
3 2 (1.03%) WAN
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) SMTP
4 1 (0.52%) SNMP
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
4 1 (0.52%) VoIP
4 1 (0.52%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.12%) Big Data
2 5 (2.58%) Base SAS
2 5 (2.58%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.06%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.03%) ObjectStore
5 2 (1.03%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.03%) QlikView
5 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.52%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.52%) DataStage
6 1 (0.52%) DB2
6 1 (0.52%) HBase
6 1 (0.52%) Impala
6 1 (0.52%) KDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.52%) Pivotal Tracker
2 1 (0.52%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (42.27%) Finance
2 59 (30.41%) Banking
3 28 (14.43%) Legal
4 18 (9.28%) Investment Banking
5 12 (6.19%) Marketing
6 9 (4.64%) Retail Banking
6 9 (4.64%) Telecoms
7 8 (4.12%) Retail
8 7 (3.61%) Front Office
9 5 (2.58%) Law
10 2 (1.03%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.52%) Automotive
11 1 (0.52%) Back Office
11 1 (0.52%) Billing
11 1 (0.52%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.52%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (32.47%) Analyst
2 37 (19.07%) Business Analyst
3 35 (18.04%) Project Manager
4 15 (7.73%) Banking Analyst
5 14 (7.22%) Architect
6 12 (6.19%) IT Manager
7 10 (5.15%) Developer
7 10 (5.15%) GDPR Project Manager
7 10 (5.15%) Test Analyst
8 9 (4.64%) Compliance Manager
8 9 (4.64%) Consultant
9 8 (4.12%) GDPR Business Analyst
9 8 (4.12%) IT Project Manager
10 7 (3.61%) Compliance Project Manager
11 6 (3.09%) Compliance Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Data Analyst
11 6 (3.09%) Regulatory Compliance Manager
11 6 (3.09%) Risk Manager
11 6 (3.09%) Security Architect
12 5 (2.58%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.06%) HTML
1 4 (2.06%) JSON
1 4 (2.06%) Middleware
2 3 (1.55%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (1.03%) REST
4 1 (0.52%) .NET
4 1 (0.52%) FpML
4 1 (0.52%) HTML5
4 1 (0.52%) J2EE
4 1 (0.52%) scikit-learn
4 1 (0.52%) Spring
4 1 (0.52%) Velocity
4 1 (0.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.15%) Derivative
3 10 (5.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.12%) Credit Risk
4 8 (4.12%) Equities
5 7 (3.61%) User Experience
6 6 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 5 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (2.06%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 4 (2.06%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.06%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.06%) PMI
9 3 (1.55%) CCTV
9 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.55%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.55%) SCADA
9 3 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.70%) Unix
2 10 (5.15%) Linux
3 9 (4.64%) Windows
4 6 (3.09%) AIX
4 6 (3.09%) HPUX
4 6 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.09%) Solaris
5 3 (1.55%) CentOS
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (31.44%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (29.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 43 (22.16%) Project Management
4 32 (16.49%) Business Analysis
5 31 (15.98%) Risk Management
6 30 (15.46%) Data Protection
7 26 (13.40%) Information Security
8 24 (12.37%) Validation
9 20 (10.31%) Migration
10 19 (9.79%) Analytics
10 19 (9.79%) Scrum
11 17 (8.76%) Waterfall
12 16 (8.25%) Data Management
13 15 (7.73%) Change Management
14 14 (7.22%) Requirements Management
15 11 (5.67%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (5.15%) Data Governance
16 10 (5.15%) Information Governance
16 10 (5.15%) Resource Management
16 10 (5.15%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.76%) SQL
2 11 (5.67%) VBA
3 9 (4.64%) Java
4 7 (3.61%) Python
5 6 (3.09%) C++
6 5 (2.58%) MATLAB
6 5 (2.58%) R
7 3 (1.55%) C
7 3 (1.55%) C#
7 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.55%) VB
8 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.52%) F#
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (8.76%) Degree
2 10 (5.15%) CISSP
3 7 (3.61%) CISA
4 6 (3.09%) CRISC
5 5 (2.58%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.58%) PMP
5 5 (2.58%) SANS
6 4 (2.06%) ISACA
7 3 (1.55%) GIAC
7 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.03%) SAFe Agilist
9 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.52%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (0.52%) CISM
9 1 (0.52%) CISMP
9 1 (0.52%) IISP
9 1 (0.52%) ISSEP
9 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.52%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (23.71%) GDPR
2 20 (10.31%) QA
3 12 (6.19%) PCI DSS
3 12 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (5.67%) Data Quality
5 8 (4.12%) IFRS
6 7 (3.61%) MiFID
6 7 (3.61%) PMO
6 7 (3.61%) SLA
7 6 (3.09%) IFRS 9
7 6 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 5 (2.58%) Basel II
8 5 (2.58%) EMIR
9 4 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (2.06%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (1.55%) COBIT
10 3 (1.55%) HIPAA
11 2 (1.03%) COREP
11 2 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (1.03%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.52%) HDFS
1 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Control-M
1 1 (0.52%) Nessus
1 1 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 15 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.67%) Oracle
2 11 (5.67%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (4.12%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
4 5 (2.58%) Google
4 5 (2.58%) IBM
5 4 (2.06%) Calypso
5 4 (2.06%) Murex
6 3 (1.55%) CyberArk
6 3 (1.55%) HP
6 3 (1.55%) Informatica
6 3 (1.55%) Sybase
7 2 (1.03%) Cisco
7 2 (1.03%) Cognos
7 2 (1.03%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.52%) CA
8 1 (0.52%) EMC
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
8 1 (0.52%) WorldPay