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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 18 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Equities 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.28% 3.00% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% 5.56% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £701 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
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
48 54 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 39.34% 54.00% 58.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 44 79
Average daily rate £470 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.05% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £220 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £725 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Derivative
4 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (30.00%) Back Office
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Sybase
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) Fidessa
4 3 (30.00%) Tcl
5 2 (20.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) KDB
6 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
6 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (60.00%) Front Office
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Fidessa Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Fidessa Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Senior SQL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Java Analyst Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Derivative
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) KYC
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Tcl
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Fidessa
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase