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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 107 115 120
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Equities 52 78 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 3.93% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 74 93
Median daily rate £575 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £698 £614 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1263 1987 2335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.19% 36.69% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1042 1552 1785
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 32 28
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.90 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £61.70 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016, 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 94 (57.32%) Finance
2 89 (54.27%) Banking
3 72 (43.90%) SQL
4 66 (40.24%) Investment Banking
5 65 (39.63%) Fixed Income
6 64 (39.02%) Derivative
7 59 (35.98%) Front Office
8 50 (30.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 48 (29.27%) Unix
10 45 (27.44%) Java
11 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (19.51%) Multithreading
13 30 (18.29%) C#
14 26 (15.85%) FIX Protocol
15 25 (15.24%) Linux
16 23 (14.02%) Sybase
17 22 (13.41%) SDLC
18 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (12.80%) Electronic Trading
18 21 (12.80%) .NET
19 19 (11.59%) Windows
19 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
19 19 (11.59%) JIRA
20 17 (10.37%) Oracle
20 17 (10.37%) Perl
21 16 (9.76%) Shell Script
21 16 (9.76%) Low Latency
22 15 (9.15%) Scala
22 15 (9.15%) Business Analysis
22 15 (9.15%) Web Development

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 5 (3.05%) MQSeries
1 5 (3.05%) Mule
1 5 (3.05%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.83%) MS Project
3 2 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.27%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.83%) Eikon
3 2 (1.22%) MetaTrader
3 2 (1.22%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.61%) Minerva
4 1 (0.61%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.61%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.61%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.22%) SAN
3 1 (0.61%) LAN
3 1 (0.61%) NGN
3 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.61%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (4.88%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (2.44%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.83%) Data Mart
6 3 (1.83%) KDB
7 2 (1.22%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.61%) DB2
8 1 (0.61%) MS Access
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.59%) JIRA
2 7 (4.27%) ClearCase
2 7 (4.27%) ClearQuest
2 7 (4.27%) Subversion
3 5 (3.05%) Cucumber
3 5 (3.05%) EasyMock
3 5 (3.05%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.05%) JMeter
3 5 (3.05%) JUnit
3 5 (3.05%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.05%) Maven
3 5 (3.05%) Mockito
3 5 (3.05%) Selenium
4 4 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.61%) TestDirector
General
1 94 (57.32%) Finance
2 89 (54.27%) Banking
3 66 (40.24%) Investment Banking
4 59 (35.98%) Front Office
5 4 (2.44%) Back Office
6 3 (1.83%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.22%) Advertising
7 2 (1.22%) Retail
8 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 77 (46.95%) Developer
2 56 (34.15%) Analyst
3 26 (15.85%) Java Developer
4 23 (14.02%) Business Analyst
5 21 (12.80%) Senior Developer
6 19 (11.59%) Front Office Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.71%) Test Analyst
9 10 (6.10%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Banking Analyst
11 8 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Consultant
12 7 (4.27%) Database Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Database Programmer
12 7 (4.27%) Programmer
12 7 (4.27%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (4.27%) SQL Developer
12 7 (4.27%) Sybase Developer
12 7 (4.27%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (15.85%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (12.80%) .NET
3 14 (8.54%) HTML
3 14 (8.54%) XML
4 9 (5.49%) J2EE
5 8 (4.88%) AngularJS
5 8 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.88%) HTML5
5 8 (4.88%) Reactive Extensions
5 8 (4.88%) WPF
6 7 (4.27%) CSS
6 7 (4.27%) FpML
6 7 (4.27%) Task Parallel Library
7 6 (3.66%) FIXML
7 6 (3.66%) Spring
7 6 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
7 6 (3.66%) XML Schema
8 5 (3.05%) ActiveMQ
8 5 (3.05%) Java EE
8 5 (3.05%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (39.63%) Fixed Income
2 64 (39.02%) Derivative
3 50 (30.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (12.80%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.88%) Data Structures
5 8 (4.88%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.05%) Fintech
7 5 (3.05%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.44%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.83%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.83%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.22%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.22%) VWAP
11 1 (0.61%) Contract for Difference
11 1 (0.61%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.61%) Statistical Arbitrage
11 1 (0.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 48 (29.27%) Unix
2 25 (15.24%) Linux
3 19 (11.59%) Windows
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.05%) Solaris
6 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.61%) AIX
7 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.73%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.51%) Multithreading
3 22 (13.41%) SDLC
4 21 (12.80%) Electronic Trading
5 16 (9.76%) Low Latency
6 15 (9.15%) Business Analysis
6 15 (9.15%) Web Development
7 14 (8.54%) Market Making
7 14 (8.54%) TDD
8 13 (7.93%) Analytics
8 13 (7.93%) Risk Management
9 12 (7.32%) Data Analysis
9 12 (7.32%) Migration
10 11 (6.71%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (6.71%) ETL
10 11 (6.71%) UML
11 10 (6.10%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.88%) MVC
12 8 (4.88%) Project Management
12 8 (4.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (43.90%) SQL
2 45 (27.44%) Java
3 30 (18.29%) C#
4 17 (10.37%) Perl
5 16 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 15 (9.15%) Scala
7 13 (7.93%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.71%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.49%) Bash Shell
10 8 (4.88%) VB
11 6 (3.66%) C++
12 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
12 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.83%) Python
14 2 (1.22%) VBA
15 1 (0.61%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.10%) Degree
2 3 (1.83%) CCA
2 3 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.61%) MBA
3 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
2 11 (6.71%) MiFID
3 3 (1.83%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.22%) EMIR
5 1 (0.61%) Basel III
5 1 (0.61%) COREP
5 1 (0.61%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.61%) FATCA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.83%) XenApp
2 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.27%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.05%) Control-M
3 3 (1.83%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Sybase
2 17 (10.37%) Oracle
3 13 (7.93%) Fidessa
4 11 (6.71%) Reuters
5 10 (6.10%) Bloomberg
6 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
7 7 (4.27%) DataSynapse
8 6 (3.66%) DevExpress
9 5 (3.05%) Informatica
9 5 (3.05%) VMware
10 4 (2.44%) HP
10 4 (2.44%) Remedy
11 3 (1.83%) Citrix
11 3 (1.83%) Murex
12 2 (1.22%) Charles River
12 2 (1.22%) CQG
12 2 (1.22%) FactSet
12 2 (1.22%) SimCorp
12 2 (1.22%) Telerik
13 1 (0.61%) ServiceNow
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