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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 84 110 144
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +34
Contract jobs citing Equities 87 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.53% 1.71% 1.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.20% 4.38% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 65 56
Median daily rate £610 £525 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £635 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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
1403 1827 2138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.86% 38.96% 36.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1443 1538
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 30 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £25.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 87 (64.44%) Finance
2 63 (46.67%) Fixed Income
2 63 (46.67%) Banking
3 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (36.30%) Investment Banking
5 47 (34.81%) SQL
6 46 (34.07%) Financial Institution
7 40 (29.63%) Front Office
7 40 (29.63%) Asset Management
8 39 (28.89%) Unix
9 38 (28.15%) Retail
9 38 (28.15%) Derivative
10 30 (22.22%) Java
10 30 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (19.26%) Project Management
12 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
13 24 (17.78%) Fintech
14 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (15.56%) Business Analysis
16 20 (14.81%) Analytics
17 19 (14.07%) Data Management
18 18 (13.33%) Degree
18 18 (13.33%) Linux
19 17 (12.59%) .NET
19 17 (12.59%) MiFID
19 17 (12.59%) Multithreading
20 16 (11.85%) Hadoop
20 16 (11.85%) Big Data
20 16 (11.85%) C#
20 16 (11.85%) Risk Management

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 8 (5.93%) Apache Spark
2 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.96%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.48%) Apache
4 2 (1.48%) Confluence
4 2 (1.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.48%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.74%) IIS
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.96%) MS Project
2 2 (1.48%) InVision
2 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.48%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (1.48%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.74%) Eikon
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) Intranet
2 4 (2.96%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.22%) FTP
3 3 (2.22%) LAN
3 3 (2.22%) Network Security
3 3 (2.22%) VPN
3 3 (2.22%) WAN
4 2 (1.48%) DWDM
4 2 (1.48%) Internet
4 2 (1.48%) ISDN
4 2 (1.48%) MPLS
4 2 (1.48%) Skype
4 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.48%) Wireless
5 1 (0.74%) DNS
5 1 (0.74%) Firewall
5 1 (0.74%) HTTP
5 1 (0.74%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.74%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) Big Data
2 16 (11.85%) Hadoop
3 12 (8.89%) MongoDB
4 9 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (5.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (4.44%) KDB
6 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
7 5 (3.70%) Couchbase
7 5 (3.70%) Data Mart
7 5 (3.70%) Kdb+
7 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.22%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.22%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.22%) BigTable
9 2 (1.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.93%) JIRA
3 6 (4.44%) Bower
3 6 (4.44%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.70%) gulp
4 5 (3.70%) JMeter
4 5 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 5 (3.70%) Mocha
4 5 (3.70%) Protractor
4 5 (3.70%) Sinon.JS
4 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.96%) Subversion
5 4 (2.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.48%) Gradle
6 2 (1.48%) JUnit
6 2 (1.48%) Maven
6 2 (1.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.74%) NuGet
General
1 87 (64.44%) Finance
2 63 (46.67%) Banking
3 49 (36.30%) Investment Banking
4 46 (34.07%) Financial Institution
5 40 (29.63%) Front Office
6 38 (28.15%) Retail
7 13 (9.63%) Legal
8 7 (5.19%) Back Office
9 5 (3.70%) Marketing
10 1 (0.74%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 52 (38.52%) Developer
2 51 (37.78%) Analyst
3 27 (20.00%) Business Analyst
4 19 (14.07%) Java Developer
5 15 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
6 14 (10.37%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Front Office Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (5.19%) C# Developer
9 7 (5.19%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 7 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.44%) Scrum Master
10 6 (4.44%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.44%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Applications Support
11 5 (3.70%) Consultant
11 5 (3.70%) Senior Business Analyst
11 5 (3.70%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.59%) .NET
2 15 (11.11%) FIX Protocol
3 10 (7.41%) Middleware
4 8 (5.93%) HTML
5 6 (4.44%) XML
6 5 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.70%) Chai
6 5 (3.70%) CSS
6 5 (3.70%) CSS3
6 5 (3.70%) Gherkin
6 5 (3.70%) HTML5
6 5 (3.70%) LINQ
6 5 (3.70%) RESTful
6 5 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (2.96%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (2.96%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.96%) Web Services
7 4 (2.96%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.96%) WPF
7 4 (2.96%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 63 (46.67%) Fixed Income
2 38 (28.15%) Derivative
3 30 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 24 (17.78%) Fintech
5 23 (17.04%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (10.37%) Equity Derivative
7 13 (9.63%) Computer Science
7 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
8 11 (8.15%) Market Risk
8 11 (8.15%) Mathematics
9 8 (5.93%) User Experience
10 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
11 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
12 3 (2.22%) Data Centre
12 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
13 2 (1.48%) Credit Risk
13 2 (1.48%) IVR
13 2 (1.48%) Statistics
13 2 (1.48%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.89%) Unix
2 18 (13.33%) Linux
3 10 (7.41%) Windows
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.63%) Asset Management
3 26 (19.26%) Project Management
4 21 (15.56%) Business Analysis
5 20 (14.81%) Analytics
6 19 (14.07%) Data Management
7 17 (12.59%) Multithreading
8 16 (11.85%) Risk Management
9 15 (11.11%) Service Design
9 15 (11.11%) TDD
10 14 (10.37%) ETL
10 14 (10.37%) Low Latency
10 14 (10.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (9.63%) Electronic Trading
11 13 (9.63%) Scrum
12 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (8.15%) Data Governance
13 10 (7.41%) DevOps
13 10 (7.41%) Information Security
14 9 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.81%) SQL
2 30 (22.22%) Java
3 16 (11.85%) C#
4 11 (8.15%) Shell Script
5 10 (7.41%) Perl
6 8 (5.93%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.93%) Scala
7 7 (5.19%) Python
7 7 (5.19%) VB
8 6 (4.44%) Haskell
9 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.22%) R
11 2 (1.48%) C++
11 2 (1.48%) Clojure
11 2 (1.48%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.74%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (2.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.48%) APMP
3 2 (1.48%) CCNA
3 2 (1.48%) CCNP
3 2 (1.48%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.48%) PhD
4 1 (0.74%) CFA
4 1 (0.74%) CISM
4 1 (0.74%) CISSP
4 1 (0.74%) CNA
4 1 (0.74%) GCIA
4 1 (0.74%) GIAC
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) MBA
4 1 (0.74%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.74%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) MiFID
2 7 (5.19%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.48%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.74%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.74%) Basel II
4 1 (0.74%) Basel III
4 1 (0.74%) EMIR
4 1 (0.74%) FATCA
System Software
1 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.22%) Docker
2 3 (2.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) Ansible
2 1 (0.74%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (0.74%) Nagios
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.37%) Oracle
2 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.67%) Tableau
4 8 (5.93%) Bloomberg
4 8 (5.93%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (5.19%) Sybase
6 6 (4.44%) Murex
7 5 (3.70%) Fidessa
8 4 (2.96%) Serena
9 3 (2.22%) Charles River
9 3 (2.22%) Google
10 2 (1.48%) Cisco
10 2 (1.48%) DevExpress
10 2 (1.48%) Polycom
10 2 (1.48%) Reuters
10 2 (1.48%) Sonus
11 1 (0.74%) HP
11 1 (0.74%) IBM
11 1 (0.74%) Solace
11 1 (0.74%) Splunk
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