The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
London / City of London
Rank 100 59 110
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +51
Contract jobs citing Equities 54 103 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.83% 3.28% 1.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.25% 8.63% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 88 75
Median daily rate £600 £538 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £425 £431
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.33% -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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1028 1194 1906
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.86% 38.04% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 922 1492
Median daily rate £510 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 27 31
Median hourly rate £20.38 £19.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% +9.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £31.12 £26.21
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the City of London region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the City of London region.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 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 City of London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 89 (59.33%) Finance
2 73 (48.67%) Banking
3 67 (44.67%) Front Office
4 62 (41.33%) Fixed Income
5 55 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
6 49 (32.67%) Investment Banking
7 48 (32.00%) Derivative
8 46 (30.67%) Java
9 44 (29.33%) SQL
10 39 (26.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 36 (24.00%) Asset Management
12 34 (22.67%) Unix
13 32 (21.33%) Financial Institution
14 30 (20.00%) Multithreading
15 27 (18.00%) Retail
16 25 (16.67%) Project Management
16 25 (16.67%) Linux
17 24 (16.00%) MiFID
18 23 (15.33%) Data Management
18 23 (15.33%) Risk Management
19 20 (13.33%) Fintech
20 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (12.00%) Analytics
21 18 (12.00%) Scrum
21 18 (12.00%) Business Analysis
22 17 (11.33%) Degree
22 17 (11.33%) Electronic Trading
23 15 (10.00%) Low Latency
24 14 (9.33%) FIX Protocol
24 14 (9.33%) Mathematics

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (7.33%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.00%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.33%) Confluence
4 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.33%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.67%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.00%) Minerva
2 5 (3.33%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (2.67%) Sentinel
4 2 (1.33%) Global One
4 2 (1.33%) Tesseract
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.67%) TCP/IP
2 6 (4.00%) Firewall
2 6 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (4.00%) Network Security
3 4 (2.67%) HTTP
4 2 (1.33%) ISDN
4 2 (1.33%) Skype
4 2 (1.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.67%) Multicast
5 1 (0.67%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.00%) Big Data
2 12 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (7.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (6.67%) Hadoop
5 7 (4.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.67%) Relational Database
5 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.33%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.67%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.67%) SSDT
8 3 (2.00%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.33%) Couchbase
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.67%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 10 (6.67%) JIRA
2 8 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.67%) Subversion
4 3 (2.00%) gulp
4 3 (2.00%) Mocha
5 2 (1.33%) Bower
5 2 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.33%) Protractor
5 2 (1.33%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.67%) Ant
6 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.67%) ERwin
6 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.67%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.67%) JUnit
6 1 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 89 (59.33%) Finance
2 73 (48.67%) Banking
3 67 (44.67%) Front Office
4 49 (32.67%) Investment Banking
5 32 (21.33%) Financial Institution
6 27 (18.00%) Retail
7 11 (7.33%) Legal
8 5 (3.33%) Back Office
8 5 (3.33%) Prime Brokerage
9 2 (1.33%) Games
9 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (42.00%) Developer
2 45 (30.00%) Analyst
3 34 (22.67%) Java Developer
4 22 (14.67%) Business Analyst
5 18 (12.00%) Front Office Developer
6 14 (9.33%) Senior Developer
7 13 (8.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (7.33%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 10 (6.67%) Architect
9 10 (6.67%) Support Analyst
10 9 (6.00%) Market Risk Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Market Risk Java Developer
10 9 (6.00%) Project Manager
10 9 (6.00%) Senior Market Risk Java Developer
11 8 (5.33%) Agile Coach
12 7 (4.67%) Analyst Developer
12 7 (4.67%) Banking Analyst
13 6 (4.00%) C++ Developer
13 6 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 6 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.33%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (8.00%) .NET
3 11 (7.33%) XML
4 8 (5.33%) Middleware
5 5 (3.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.33%) HTML
5 5 (3.33%) XSLT
6 4 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (2.67%) FpML
6 4 (2.67%) HTML5
7 3 (2.00%) CSS
7 3 (2.00%) REST
7 3 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.00%) XSD
8 2 (1.33%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.33%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (1.33%) LINQ
8 2 (1.33%) WCF
8 2 (1.33%) Web Services
8 2 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 62 (41.33%) Fixed Income
2 48 (32.00%) Derivative
3 39 (26.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (13.33%) Fintech
5 19 (12.67%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (9.33%) Equity Derivative
6 14 (9.33%) Market Risk
7 12 (8.00%) Management Information System
8 11 (7.33%) Computer Science
9 10 (6.67%) Virtual Team
10 7 (4.67%) User Experience
11 6 (4.00%) Data Centre
11 6 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
12 5 (3.33%) Credit Derivative
13 4 (2.67%) OTC Derivatives
14 3 (2.00%) Taxonomies
15 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
15 2 (1.33%) e-Learning
15 2 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
15 2 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.67%) Unix
2 25 (16.67%) Linux
3 14 (9.33%) Windows
4 3 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.33%) SUSE
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.00%) Asset Management
3 30 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 25 (16.67%) Project Management
5 23 (15.33%) Data Management
5 23 (15.33%) Risk Management
6 18 (12.00%) Analytics
6 18 (12.00%) Business Analysis
6 18 (12.00%) Scrum
7 17 (11.33%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (10.00%) Low Latency
9 14 (9.33%) Mathematics
10 13 (8.67%) Release Management
11 10 (6.67%) DevOps
11 10 (6.67%) Investment Management
12 9 (6.00%) Change Management
12 9 (6.00%) Concurrent Programming
12 9 (6.00%) SDLC
13 8 (5.33%) Migration
13 8 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (30.67%) Java
2 44 (29.33%) SQL
3 14 (9.33%) C#
4 11 (7.33%) C++
4 11 (7.33%) Scala
5 9 (6.00%) Haskell
5 9 (6.00%) Python
6 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
8 6 (4.00%) Perl
9 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.00%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.00%) C
12 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.67%) Clojure
13 1 (0.67%) R
13 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (11.33%) Degree
2 6 (4.00%) CISM
2 6 (4.00%) CISSP
2 6 (4.00%) CNA
2 6 (4.00%) GCIA
2 6 (4.00%) GCIH
2 6 (4.00%) GIAC
2 6 (4.00%) Network+ Certification
2 6 (4.00%) Novell Certification
2 6 (4.00%) SANS
3 3 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (0.67%) CFA
4 1 (0.67%) IIBA
4 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.00%) MiFID
2 8 (5.33%) QA
3 2 (1.33%) AIFMD
3 2 (1.33%) COBIT
3 2 (1.33%) EMIR
3 2 (1.33%) FATCA
4 1 (0.67%) Basel II
4 1 (0.67%) Basel III
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.67%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.67%) ISO20022
4 1 (0.67%) SLA
4 1 (0.67%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (4.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.33%) Control-M
2 2 (1.33%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (1.33%) Puppet
3 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.67%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (8.00%) Fidessa
1 12 (8.00%) Oracle
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Sybase
3 6 (4.00%) Sun
4 5 (3.33%) Bloomberg
4 5 (3.33%) SimCorp
5 3 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.00%) Serena
6 2 (1.33%) Cisco
6 2 (1.33%) Murex
6 2 (1.33%) Polycom
6 2 (1.33%) Remedy
6 2 (1.33%) Sonus
6 2 (1.33%) Veritas
7 1 (0.67%) Fixnetix
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Solace
7 1 (0.67%) Splunk
7 1 (0.67%) Tableau
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