The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Canary Wharf region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 21 38 30
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Equities 3 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 1.95% 2.82% 5.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.84% 7.09% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 13
Average daily rate £525 £650 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £550 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £675 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £375 £525
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
62 141 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 40.26% 39.83% 36.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 108 96
Average daily rate £590 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £500 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £800 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £28.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Equities
London

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 18 April 2014.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Equities
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) ION Trading
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
2 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Python

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (25.00%) MI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Production Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
1 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
1 1 (25.00%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) ION Trading
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase