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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 19 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +18
Contract jobs citing Equities 4 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.54% 2.08% 1.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.35% 4.21% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
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£563 - £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £508 - £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
63 95 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 55.75% 49.48% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 125
Average daily rate £425 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £375 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £1,000 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (40.00%) Derivative
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Scala
4 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
4 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
4 1 (20.00%) Basel III
4 1 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (20.00%) REST

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (20.00%) HBase
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) Impala
1 1 (20.00%) QlikView
1 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) OLAP
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) Akka
1 1 (20.00%) Play Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) XML Messaging
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (60.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (40.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (40.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) DTCC
3 1 (20.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (20.00%) Replication
3 1 (20.00%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Greeks
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CFA
2 1 (20.00%) Postgraduate
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (20.00%) Basel III
2 1 (20.00%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center