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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 22 20 23
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.69% 3.31% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.28% 8.33% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £701 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
61 48 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 51.69% 39.67% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 43 42
Median daily rate £575 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £343 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £649 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%

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 19 February 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (83.33%) Fixed Income
3 7 (58.33%) MiFID
3 7 (58.33%) Reference Data
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (50.00%) EMIR
4 6 (50.00%) DTCC
4 6 (50.00%) Legal
4 6 (50.00%) Middleware
4 6 (50.00%) ASIC
4 6 (50.00%) DSL
4 6 (50.00%) FpML
5 4 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) Derivative
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 2 (16.67%) Prime Brokerage
7 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (16.67%) Front Office
7 2 (16.67%) Back Office
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Unix
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 1 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (8.33%) Sybase
8 1 (8.33%) DB2
8 1 (8.33%) JUnit

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Legal
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Front Office
3 2 (16.67%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (8.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Business Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Report Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) MiFID Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) FpML
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) J2SE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (83.33%) Fixed Income
3 7 (58.33%) Reference Data
4 6 (50.00%) ASIC
4 6 (50.00%) DTCC
5 3 (25.00%) Derivative
6 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) MiFID
2 6 (50.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Informatica
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase