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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 29 20 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +21
Contract jobs citing Equities 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.26% 1.02% 1.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 1.89% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £650 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
71 53 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.11% 54.08% 53.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 130
Average daily rate £475 £500 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £215 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £24.13 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Equities also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Equities.

1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 5 (55.56%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Derivative
3 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 4 (44.44%) Front Office
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (33.33%) Solace
5 2 (22.22%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) Maven
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) QA
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (22.22%) Migration

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Equities also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Back Office
5 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) MI Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Equity Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Core Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) J2SE
1 2 (22.22%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
4 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Multithreading
3 3 (33.33%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 1 (11.11%) Greeks
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
1 3 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
3 1 (11.11%) VBA
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Solace
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) DataSynapse