Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 783 817 829
Rank change year-on-year +34 +12 -19
Contract jobs citing Risk Analytics 104 74 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.084% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 44 45
UK median daily rate £625 £550 £535
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +2.80% -4.89%
10th Percentile £430 £425 £375
90th Percentile £725 £925 £683
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £488 £413
% change year-on-year -13.85% +18.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £60.00

Risk Analytics 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 87085 88317 92969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 84.46% 83.90% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 58028 58368 60222
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £281 £263 £263
90th Percentile £631 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2061 2366 2748
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £23.89 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.17% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.28
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year - +1.05% +18.75%

Risk Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Risk Analytics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Risk Analytics in the UK

Risk Analytics
Top 9 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 6 months to 23 November 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 +49 101 £625 +13.64% 11
London +15 95 £625 +13.64% 7
UK excluding London +35 9 £420 -13.85% 5
North of England +63 3 £385 -30.00%
Scotland -4 3 £525 +10.53% 1
Midlands - 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
North West +22 1 £420 -23.64%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Analytics
2 43 (41.35%) Finance
2 43 (41.35%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (37.50%) C#
4 38 (36.54%) Python
4 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (31.73%) Derivative
6 32 (30.77%) C++
7 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Excel
8 26 (25.00%) Fixed Income
9 25 (24.04%) Windows
10 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
10 23 (22.12%) .NET
11 21 (20.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (20.19%) Banking
11 21 (20.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 21 (20.19%) Quantitative Research
11 21 (20.19%) Spreadsheet
12 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (19.23%) Front Office
13 19 (18.27%) Scrum
14 18 (17.31%) Kanban
14 18 (17.31%) Hadoop
15 17 (16.35%) Machine Learning
15 17 (16.35%) D3.js
15 17 (16.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 16 (15.38%) JIRA
16 16 (15.38%) Risk Management
17 15 (14.42%) XML

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 14 (13.46%) CMS
2 6 (5.77%) SAS
3 3 (2.88%) nginx
4 1 (0.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (25.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (20.19%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) Hadoop
2 15 (14.42%) Big Data
3 14 (13.46%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (13.46%) MongoDB
4 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.92%) QlikView
5 2 (1.92%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.96%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.96%) DB2
6 1 (0.96%) HBase
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 4 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (3.85%) Mocha
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.96%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.96%) yacc
General
1 43 (41.35%) Finance
2 21 (20.19%) Banking
3 20 (19.23%) Front Office
4 6 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.85%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.88%) Retail
7 2 (1.92%) Electronics
7 2 (1.92%) International Banking
7 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.96%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (62.50%) Developer
2 28 (26.92%) C++ Developer
3 25 (24.04%) Analytics Developer
4 20 (19.23%) C++ Pricing Developer
4 20 (19.23%) Pricing Developer
4 20 (19.23%) Quantitative Developer
5 19 (18.27%) Analyst
6 15 (14.42%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 14 (13.46%) Delivery Manager
8 13 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
9 11 (10.58%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 10 (9.62%) C# Developer
11 9 (8.65%) Business Analyst
12 8 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (5.77%) Risk Analyst
14 5 (4.81%) Python Developer
14 5 (4.81%) Risk Analytics Developer
14 5 (4.81%) Senior Analyst
15 4 (3.85%) Project Manager
15 4 (3.85%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) .NET
2 17 (16.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 17 (16.35%) D3.js
3 16 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 15 (14.42%) XML
5 14 (13.46%) JSON
5 14 (13.46%) STL
6 8 (7.69%) React
6 8 (7.69%) REST
7 4 (3.85%) Angular 2
7 4 (3.85%) Backbone.js
7 4 (3.85%) CSS
7 4 (3.85%) HTML
7 4 (3.85%) HTML5
7 4 (3.85%) LESS
7 4 (3.85%) Node.js
7 4 (3.85%) Redux
7 4 (3.85%) Sass
7 4 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (2.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (41.35%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (31.73%) Derivative
3 26 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 21 (20.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (20.19%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 14 (13.46%) Swaptions
6 6 (5.77%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.88%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.88%) Market Risk
9 2 (1.92%) Equities
10 1 (0.96%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.96%) Digital Signage
10 1 (0.96%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.96%) OTC Derivatives
10 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.04%) Windows
2 14 (13.46%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (100.00%) Analytics
2 38 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (20.19%) Quantitative Research
4 20 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (18.27%) Scrum
6 18 (17.31%) Kanban
7 17 (16.35%) Machine Learning
8 16 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 14 (13.46%) Data Visualisation
9 14 (13.46%) Personalization
9 14 (13.46%) Visualisation
10 13 (12.50%) Data Governance
11 11 (10.58%) Investment Management
12 10 (9.62%) Mathematics
13 7 (6.73%) Experimental Design
13 7 (6.73%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.73%) OO
13 7 (6.73%) Predictive Analytics
13 7 (6.73%) Statistics
14 5 (4.81%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.50%) C#
2 38 (36.54%) Python
3 32 (30.77%) C++
4 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.62%) SQL
6 8 (7.69%) Java
7 4 (3.85%) ES6
8 3 (2.88%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.88%) VBA
9 1 (0.96%) C++/CLI
9 1 (0.96%) R
9 1 (0.96%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.58%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.88%) Master's Degree
5 3 (2.88%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (1.92%) PhD
7 1 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.96%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) IFRS
1 3 (2.88%) Solvency II
1 3 (2.88%) UCITS
2 2 (1.92%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.92%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Vendors
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft
1 14 (13.46%) SAP
2 4 (3.85%) Tableau
3 3 (2.88%) Bloomberg
3 3 (2.88%) FactSet
4 2 (1.92%) Perforce
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase