Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 765 695 746
Rank change year-on-year -70 +51 -51
Contract jobs citing Regulatory Compliance 132 204 165
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 112 103
UK median daily rate £460 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -5.06%
10th Percentile £284 £363 £309
90th Percentile £698 £673 £668
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £425 £423
% change year-on-year -1.18% +0.59% -7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median hourly rate - £36.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.25 -

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 91,311 88,763 88,177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 86.72% 85.89% 85.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,478 59,188 58,099
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £300 £278 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,339 2,077 2,491
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £24.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.25 £48.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +11.11% -

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 12 December 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
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 12 December 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 -53 118 £468 -6.50% 57
UK excluding London -47 68 £420 -1.18% 46
London -42 62 £550 - 19
South East -10 17 £500 -13.04% 8
South West -35 17 £415 +2.47% 5
North of England -25 14 £410 +1.86% 12
Scotland -16 13 £460 +2.22% 5
North West -15 8 £415 +10.67% 3
Yorkshire -19 6 £332 -18.02% 8
Midlands -20 4 £425 +3.66% 9
West Midlands -23 3 £600 +46.34% 3
East of England -13 2 - - 4
Wales -13 2 £400 +12.68% 2
East Midlands +6 1 £250 -51.92% 6

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 57 (43.18%) Finance
2 34 (25.76%) Banking
3 25 (18.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (18.94%) GDPR
4 23 (17.42%) QA
5 19 (14.39%) Information Security
6 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (13.64%) Risk Management
6 18 (13.64%) SQL
7 16 (12.12%) Project Management
7 16 (12.12%) Business Analysis
7 16 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (12.12%) Analytics
8 15 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (10.61%) Data Protection
9 14 (10.61%) Mathematics
10 13 (9.85%) Degree
11 12 (9.09%) Validation
11 12 (9.09%) CISSP
11 12 (9.09%) Python
11 12 (9.09%) Machine Learning
11 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (8.33%) Data Quality
12 11 (8.33%) PCI DSS
12 11 (8.33%) CISM
12 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
13 10 (7.58%) Data Security
13 10 (7.58%) Windows

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 5 (3.79%) Confluence
2 3 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 3 (2.27%) SAS
3 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) IIS
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.76%) SAP PLM
1 1 (0.76%) SAP S/4HANA
1 1 (0.76%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) Wireless
2 2 (1.52%) DNS
2 2 (1.52%) Firewall
2 2 (1.52%) HTTP
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.76%) DHCP
3 1 (0.76%) FTP
3 1 (0.76%) LAN
3 1 (0.76%) Network Security
3 1 (0.76%) SMTP
3 1 (0.76%) SNMP
3 1 (0.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) Telnet
3 1 (0.76%) VoIP
3 1 (0.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.82%) Big Data
1 9 (6.82%) Hadoop
1 9 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.06%) HBase
2 8 (6.06%) MongoDB
2 8 (6.06%) Sqoop
3 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.27%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.52%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.52%) DTS
6 2 (1.52%) MySQL
6 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.76%) Impala
7 1 (0.76%) MS Access
7 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (4.55%) JIRA
2 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.03%) Subversion
4 3 (2.27%) ERwin
4 3 (2.27%) Selenium
4 3 (2.27%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
5 2 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.52%) Protractor
5 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.76%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.76%) ER Studio
6 1 (0.76%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.76%) Pivotal Tracker
6 1 (0.76%) TestPartner
General
1 57 (43.18%) Finance
2 34 (25.76%) Banking
3 7 (5.30%) Legal
4 6 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.03%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (3.03%) Retail
6 3 (2.27%) Front Office
6 3 (2.27%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.52%) Billing
7 2 (1.52%) Law
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Electronics
8 1 (0.76%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.76%) Publishing
8 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (27.27%) Analyst
2 17 (12.88%) Consultant
3 16 (12.12%) Business Analyst
4 12 (9.09%) Security Consultant
5 10 (7.58%) Project Manager
6 9 (6.82%) Banking Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Banking Business Analyst
6 9 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
7 7 (5.30%) Architect
7 7 (5.30%) Data Analyst
7 7 (5.30%) Data Scientist
8 6 (4.55%) Developer
8 6 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Validation Consultant
9 5 (3.79%) Programme Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Service Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.03%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.03%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.06%) Kafka
1 8 (6.06%) Natural Language Processing
2 4 (3.03%) .NET
3 3 (2.27%) Velocity
4 2 (1.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.52%) REST
5 1 (0.76%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.76%) FpML
5 1 (0.76%) JSON
5 1 (0.76%) PySpark
5 1 (0.76%) SAP Fiori
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) XML
5 1 (0.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.30%) Algorithms
4 7 (5.30%) Derivative
5 6 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
5 6 (4.55%) Robotics
6 5 (3.79%) NHS
7 2 (1.52%) FMCG
7 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 2 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.76%) Blog
8 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.76%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.76%) RIA
8 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.76%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.58%) Windows
2 5 (3.79%) Linux
3 4 (3.03%) Unix
4 2 (1.52%) Solaris
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (14.39%) Information Security
3 18 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 16 (12.12%) Analytics
4 16 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 16 (12.12%) Project Management
5 15 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
6 14 (10.61%) Data Protection
6 14 (10.61%) Mathematics
7 12 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (9.09%) Machine Learning
7 12 (9.09%) Validation
8 10 (7.58%) Data Security
8 10 (7.58%) Mentoring
8 10 (7.58%) SIEM
9 9 (6.82%) Change Management
9 9 (6.82%) Statistics
9 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.64%) SQL
2 12 (9.09%) Python
3 9 (6.82%) R
4 8 (6.06%) MATLAB
5 4 (3.03%) C#
5 4 (3.03%) Java
6 3 (2.27%) C
6 3 (2.27%) Perl
7 2 (1.52%) C++
7 2 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.52%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.52%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) Degree
2 12 (9.09%) CISSP
3 11 (8.33%) CISM
4 8 (6.06%) PhD
5 6 (4.55%) CISA
6 3 (2.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.27%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (1.52%) CRISC
7 2 (1.52%) ISEB
7 2 (1.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.52%) MBA
7 2 (1.52%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.76%) ACCA
8 1 (0.76%) CCA
8 1 (0.76%) CIMA
8 1 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.76%) IISP
8 1 (0.76%) SANS
8 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (18.94%) GDPR
2 23 (17.42%) QA
3 16 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (8.33%) Data Quality
4 11 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 9 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (5.30%) PSD2
7 6 (4.55%) GxP
7 6 (4.55%) SLA
8 5 (3.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 4 (3.03%) PMO
10 3 (2.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 3 (2.27%) COBIT
10 3 (2.27%) GMP
10 3 (2.27%) MiFID
11 2 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials
11 2 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (1.52%) EMIR
12 1 (0.76%) ISO 13485
12 1 (0.76%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Apache Flume
2 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.52%) Docker
3 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.76%) HDFS
4 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.76%) KVM
4 1 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.76%) vSphere
4 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Ansible
1 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.52%) Puppet
1 2 (1.52%) SCOM
1 2 (1.52%) Terraform
2 1 (0.76%) Kibana
2 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.76%) logstash
2 1 (0.76%) Nessus
2 1 (0.76%) QRadar
2 1 (0.76%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (6.82%) SAP
2 8 (6.06%) Hortonworks
3 6 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.79%) CA
5 3 (2.27%) Cisco
6 2 (1.52%) Blue Prism
6 2 (1.52%) CA Agile Central
6 2 (1.52%) Google
6 2 (1.52%) HP
6 2 (1.52%) Oracle
6 2 (1.52%) Siemens
6 2 (1.52%) Tableau
6 2 (1.52%) VMware
7 1 (0.76%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.76%) Dell
7 1 (0.76%) EMC
7 1 (0.76%) IDERA
7 1 (0.76%) Pega
7 1 (0.76%) Qualys
7 1 (0.76%) ServiceNow