The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 22 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.79% 5.03% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 9.30% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Median daily rate £613 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £410 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £580 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Equities
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 86 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 33.93% 54.09% 49.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 34
Median daily rate £513 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £26.00 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the Canary Wharf region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Equities.

1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Fidessa
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Tcl
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Back Office
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Sybase
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit
4 1 (16.67%) JDBC
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) Servlets
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) JAXB
4 1 (16.67%) Log4j
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) UniData
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Log4j
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
1 1 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (50.00%) Back Office
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Front Office
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Fidessa Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior Fidessa Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior SQL Developer
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) GWT
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) HornetQ
3 1 (16.67%) J2EE
3 1 (16.67%) JAXB
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
3 1 (16.67%) JMS
3 1 (16.67%) JMX
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) JSTL
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XMLBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Collateral Management
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Tcl
3 2 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (16.67%) EMIR
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Fidessa
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Sencha
2 1 (16.67%) Sophis
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase