Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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.

Regulatory Compliance
UK
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 682 713 707
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 +71
Contract jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 201 165 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 103 144
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.06% +3.72%
10th Percentile £363 £309 £313
90th Percentile £675 £668 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £459
% change year-on-year +0.59% -7.95% +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
UK median hourly rate £36.25 - £37.50
10th Percentile £22.70 - £23.64
90th Percentile £39.41 - £45.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 - £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 87300 86207 93084
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.55% 83.96% 82.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 58318 56952 60427
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.80% +4.38%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +0.63% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2337 2766
UK median hourly rate £24.02 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.08% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £49.30 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +18.75%

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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Regulatory Compliance in the UK

Regulatory Compliance
Top 14 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 11 December 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 +40 178 £500 +5.26% 34
London -4 108 £550 +10.00% 14
UK excluding London +28 93 £425 +0.59% 21
South West +8 23 £405 +1.25% 4
Scotland 0 20 £450 +5.88% 1
Midlands +25 14 £410 +9.33% 2
South East -17 13 £550 +15.79% 8
North of England +44 12 £403 -3.01% 3
West Midlands +27 11 £410 +9.33% 2
East of England -13 9 £475 +46.15% 3
Yorkshire +21 7 £405 +8.58% 2
North West +16 5 £375 -5.06% 1
East Midlands - 4 £520 -
Wales - 3 £355 -

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 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 Regulatory Compliance.

1 92 (45.77%) Finance
2 80 (39.80%) Banking
3 70 (34.83%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (20.40%) GDPR
6 32 (15.92%) Project Management
7 30 (14.93%) Business Analysis
8 29 (14.43%) Risk Management
9 28 (13.93%) Migration
9 28 (13.93%) Data Protection
10 26 (12.94%) Information Security
11 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (11.44%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (9.95%) Test Scripting
13 20 (9.95%) Degree
13 20 (9.95%) Defect Management
13 20 (9.95%) Scenario Testing
14 19 (9.45%) Investment Banking
15 17 (8.46%) Requirements Management
15 17 (8.46%) Validation
15 17 (8.46%) Scrum
15 17 (8.46%) QA
16 16 (7.96%) Waterfall
16 16 (7.96%) Change Management
17 15 (7.46%) SQL
17 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
18 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
18 14 (6.97%) Legal
18 14 (6.97%) JIRA
18 14 (6.97%) Analytics

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 9 (4.48%) Confluence
2 5 (2.49%) CMS
3 3 (1.49%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.00%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.50%) IIS
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (7.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.49%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Summit
2 3 (1.49%) Maximo
2 3 (1.49%) Social Studio
2 3 (1.49%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.50%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.50%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.49%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.49%) SaaS
2 3 (1.49%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.50%) GitHub
4 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.50%) IaaS
4 1 (0.50%) PaaS
4 1 (0.50%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.47%) Firewall
2 10 (4.98%) LAN
2 10 (4.98%) Network Security
2 10 (4.98%) WAN
3 9 (4.48%) BGP
3 9 (4.48%) WLAN
4 8 (3.98%) EIGRP
4 8 (3.98%) HSRP
4 8 (3.98%) IPv6
4 8 (3.98%) MPLS
4 8 (3.98%) NGN
4 8 (3.98%) OSPF
4 8 (3.98%) SNMP
4 8 (3.98%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (3.98%) TACACS
4 8 (3.98%) VRRP
5 4 (1.99%) Internet
6 3 (1.49%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.49%) PABX
6 3 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.99%) Big Data
2 4 (1.99%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.99%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.00%) QlikView
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.50%) DataStage
5 1 (0.50%) DB2
5 1 (0.50%) HBase
5 1 (0.50%) Impala
5 1 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.97%) JIRA
2 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.50%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.50%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (45.77%) Finance
2 80 (39.80%) Banking
3 19 (9.45%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.97%) Legal
5 12 (5.97%) Marketing
6 10 (4.98%) Retail Banking
7 9 (4.48%) Front Office
8 8 (3.98%) Law
9 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.49%) Financial Institution
11 4 (1.99%) Retail
12 3 (1.49%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.50%) Automotive
13 1 (0.50%) Back Office
13 1 (0.50%) Billing
13 1 (0.50%) Games
13 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.50%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (38.81%) Analyst
2 44 (21.89%) Business Analyst
3 30 (14.93%) Project Manager
4 29 (14.43%) Banking Analyst
5 18 (8.96%) Test Analyst
6 16 (7.96%) Architect
6 16 (7.96%) Compliance Manager
7 12 (5.97%) IT Manager
7 12 (5.97%) Regulatory Compliance Manager
8 10 (4.98%) Consultant
8 10 (4.98%) GDPR Project Manager
9 9 (4.48%) Banking Business Analyst
9 9 (4.48%) Compliance Project Manager
9 9 (4.48%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 8 (3.98%) Network Manager
11 7 (3.48%) Compliance Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) IT Analyst
11 7 (3.48%) Regulatory Compliance Project Manager
12 6 (2.99%) Cloud Architect
12 6 (2.99%) Regulatory Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.99%) Middleware
2 5 (2.49%) JSON
2 5 (2.49%) REST
3 3 (1.49%) CSS
3 3 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (1.49%) FpML
3 3 (1.49%) HTML
4 2 (1.00%) Web Services
5 1 (0.50%) J2EE
5 1 (0.50%) scikit-learn
5 1 (0.50%) SOAP
5 1 (0.50%) Velocity
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.47%) Virtual Team
3 8 (3.98%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (3.48%) Derivative
5 6 (2.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.49%) User Experience
7 4 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.99%) Equities
7 4 (1.99%) Market Risk
7 4 (1.99%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (1.49%) CCTV
8 3 (1.49%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.49%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.49%) Fintech
8 3 (1.49%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.49%) SCADA
8 3 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.00%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.98%) Linux
2 5 (2.49%) Solaris
2 5 (2.49%) Unix
2 5 (2.49%) Windows
3 4 (1.99%) AIX
3 4 (1.99%) HPUX
3 4 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.50%) Android
4 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.83%) Stakeholder Management
2 67 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (15.92%) Project Management
4 30 (14.93%) Business Analysis
5 29 (14.43%) Risk Management
6 28 (13.93%) Data Protection
6 28 (13.93%) Migration
7 26 (12.94%) Information Security
8 23 (11.44%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (9.95%) Defect Management
9 20 (9.95%) Scenario Testing
9 20 (9.95%) Test Scripting
10 17 (8.46%) Requirements Management
10 17 (8.46%) Scrum
10 17 (8.46%) Validation
11 16 (7.96%) Change Management
11 16 (7.96%) Waterfall
12 14 (6.97%) Analytics
12 14 (6.97%) Data Privacy
13 13 (6.47%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.46%) SQL
2 5 (2.49%) C
2 5 (2.49%) VBA
3 4 (1.99%) Java
4 3 (1.49%) C++
5 2 (1.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.00%) Python
5 2 (1.00%) VB
6 1 (0.50%) C#
6 1 (0.50%) F#
6 1 (0.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (9.95%) Degree
2 10 (4.98%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.99%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.49%) ISEB
4 3 (1.49%) PMP
4 3 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.00%) CISSP
5 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.50%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.50%) CAPM
6 1 (0.50%) CCIE
6 1 (0.50%) CCNP
6 1 (0.50%) CFA
6 1 (0.50%) CISA
6 1 (0.50%) CISM
6 1 (0.50%) OSCP
6 1 (0.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.40%) GDPR
2 17 (8.46%) QA
3 13 (6.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (5.97%) MiFID
5 10 (4.98%) PCI DSS
6 8 (3.98%) EMIR
6 8 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (2.99%) SLA
8 5 (2.49%) Data Quality
8 5 (2.49%) PMO
9 4 (1.99%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (1.99%) FATCA
9 4 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (1.99%) PSD2
10 3 (1.49%) Basel II
11 2 (1.00%) Basel III
11 2 (1.00%) COREP
11 2 (1.00%) CRD IV
11 2 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.50%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.50%) Control-M
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.50%) Nessus
2 1 (0.50%) Nmap
2 1 (0.50%) RSA Archer
2 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (6.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.97%) SAP
3 10 (4.98%) Cisco
4 9 (4.48%) CheckPoint
4 9 (4.48%) HP
4 9 (4.48%) Riverbed
4 9 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (4.48%) SolarWinds
5 8 (3.98%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 5 (2.49%) CyberArk
7 4 (1.99%) Calypso
7 4 (1.99%) Google
7 4 (1.99%) Murex
7 4 (1.99%) Oracle
8 3 (1.49%) Cognos
8 3 (1.49%) IBM
9 2 (1.00%) Adobe
9 2 (1.00%) Software AG
9 2 (1.00%) Sybase
9 2 (1.00%) webMethods