The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Risk Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Risk Analytics over the 3 months to 27 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.

Risk Analytics
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 635 616
Rank change year-on-year +94 -19  
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 69 19 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.035% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.042% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 7 17
Median daily rate £625 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £488 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £680 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £396 £450
% change year-on-year +3.53% -12.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Risk Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 39792 44999 44543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 84.45% 83.35% 80.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25913 29844 28605
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1055 1094 1232
Median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.07% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.58 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £48.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Risk Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Risk Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Risk Analytics in the UK

Risk Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Risk Analytics in the UK

Risk Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Risk Analytics over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analytics in the UK

Risk Analytics
Top 19 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Risk Analytics within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 +59 54 £625 +4.16% 15
London +29 42 £625 +4.16% 13
Scotland +46 13 £550 -
Edinburgh +34 13 £550 -
North West - 5 £410 -
Cheshire - 3 £410 -
Chester - 3 £410 -
Yorkshire - 3 £390 - 1
City of London -1 2 £625 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £300 - 1
Belfast - 2 - -
County Antrim - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £395 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £395 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £300 - 1
Northern Ireland - 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £638 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £385 -
Sheffield - 1 £385 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Risk Analytics 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 Risk Analytics.

1 99 (100.00%) Analytics
2 48 (48.48%) Finance
3 40 (40.40%) Analytical Skills
4 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (32.32%) Python
6 27 (27.27%) C#
7 26 (26.26%) Machine Learning
8 23 (23.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 23 (23.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 23 (23.23%) Banking
9 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
10 21 (21.21%) SAS
10 21 (21.21%) C++
10 21 (21.21%) .NET
11 18 (18.18%) Fixed Income
11 18 (18.18%) Derivative
11 18 (18.18%) Windows
11 18 (18.18%) STL
11 18 (18.18%) Mathematics
12 17 (17.17%) Visualisation
12 17 (17.17%) Big Data
13 16 (16.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 16 (16.16%) Hadoop
13 16 (16.16%) Swaptions
13 16 (16.16%) XML
13 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Excel
13 16 (16.16%) MATLAB
13 16 (16.16%) CMS
13 16 (16.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 16 (16.16%) Degree

Risk Analytics
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 21 (21.21%) SAS
2 16 (16.16%) CMS
3 3 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.01%) Confluence
4 1 (1.01%) nginx
Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (14.14%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SMS
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.17%) Big Data
2 16 (16.16%) Hadoop
3 13 (13.13%) BusinessObjects
3 13 (13.13%) MongoDB
4 12 (12.12%) SQL Server
5 8 (8.08%) Spotfire
6 7 (7.07%) QlikView
7 6 (6.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (2.02%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.02%) HBase
9 2 (2.02%) MySQL
10 1 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.01%) NoSQL
10 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.01%) Power BI
10 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) JIRA
2 5 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.02%) Subversion
4 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (48.48%) Finance
2 23 (23.23%) Banking
3 11 (11.11%) Front Office
3 11 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 10 (10.10%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
5 4 (4.04%) Marketing
6 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Electronics
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Developer
2 22 (22.22%) Analyst
3 19 (19.19%) C++ Developer
4 15 (15.15%) Quantitative Developer
5 14 (14.14%) .NET Developer
5 14 (14.14%) C++ Pricing Developer
6 13 (13.13%) C# Developer
6 13 (13.13%) Delivery Manager
7 12 (12.12%) Python Developer
8 11 (11.11%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 11 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
9 10 (10.10%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (9.09%) Analytics Manager
10 9 (9.09%) C# Pricing Developer
10 9 (9.09%) C# Quant Developer
10 9 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
11 8 (8.08%) Project Manager
12 7 (7.07%) Risk Manager
13 6 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
14 5 (5.05%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.21%) .NET
2 18 (18.18%) STL
3 16 (16.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 16 (16.16%) XML
4 13 (13.13%) D3.js
4 13 (13.13%) JSON
5 5 (5.05%) WCF
5 5 (5.05%) WF
6 2 (2.02%) ADO
6 2 (2.02%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.02%) Flash
7 1 (1.01%) Django
7 1 (1.01%) jQuery
7 1 (1.01%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (1.01%) REST
7 1 (1.01%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 40 (40.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (23.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (18.18%) Derivative
3 18 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 16 (16.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 16 (16.16%) Swaptions
5 14 (14.14%) Credit Risk
6 9 (9.09%) Market Risk
7 5 (5.05%) Grid Computing
8 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
9 3 (3.03%) Management Information System
10 2 (2.02%) Algorithms
10 2 (2.02%) Equities
10 2 (2.02%) Fintech
11 1 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (1.01%) N-Tier
11 1 (1.01%) PMI
11 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
11 1 (1.01%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.18%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Unix
2 7 (7.07%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (100.00%) Analytics
2 39 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (26.26%) Machine Learning
4 23 (23.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (18.18%) Mathematics
6 17 (17.17%) Visualisation
7 16 (16.16%) Scrum
8 15 (15.15%) Statistics
9 14 (14.14%) Quantitative Research
9 14 (14.14%) Risk Management
10 13 (13.13%) Data Governance
10 13 (13.13%) Data Visualisation
10 13 (13.13%) Kanban
10 13 (13.13%) Personalization
10 13 (13.13%) Regulatory Compliance
11 12 (12.12%) Applied Mathematics
11 12 (12.12%) Data Management
12 10 (10.10%) Predictive Analytics
13 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (32.32%) Python
2 27 (27.27%) C#
3 21 (21.21%) C++
4 16 (16.16%) MATLAB
5 15 (15.15%) SQL
6 13 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 10 (10.10%) R
8 8 (8.08%) Java
9 6 (6.06%) VBA
10 4 (4.04%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.02%) Scala
12 1 (1.01%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (16.16%) Degree
2 9 (9.09%) PhD
3 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (4.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.02%) Master's Degree
5 2 (2.02%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.01%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.01%) CFA
6 1 (1.01%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.11%) IFRS
1 11 (11.11%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.02%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.02%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.01%) GDPR
3 1 (1.01%) IAS 39
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.01%) MiFID
3 1 (1.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.02%) HDFS
Vendors
1 22 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.14%) SAP
3 8 (8.08%) Tableau
4 3 (3.03%) Oracle
5 2 (2.02%) Algorithmics
5 2 (2.02%) Perforce
5 2 (2.02%) Sybase
5 2 (2.02%) Teradata
6 1 (1.01%) Google
6 1 (1.01%) HP
6 1 (1.01%) IBM
6 1 (1.01%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.01%) Palantir
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