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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 119 135 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Contract jobs citing Equities 85 65 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.57% 1.12% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 3.10% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 57 117
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£525 £500 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £690 £610 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
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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
2065 2100 2804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.11% 36.10% 38.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1477 2067
Average daily rate £475 £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 45 64
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 79 (47.88%) Finance
2 77 (46.67%) SQL
2 77 (46.67%) Derivative
3 76 (46.06%) Banking
4 74 (44.85%) Front Office
5 56 (33.94%) Investment Banking
6 55 (33.33%) Fixed Income
7 43 (26.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 42 (25.45%) Risk Management
9 39 (23.64%) Java
10 34 (20.61%) Multithreading
11 30 (18.18%) C#
11 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (17.58%) SDLC
13 28 (16.97%) FIX Protocol
14 26 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (15.76%) UNIX
15 25 (15.15%) Equity Derivative
16 22 (13.33%) Business Analysis
17 21 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
17 21 (12.73%) Relational Database
18 20 (12.12%) .NET
19 19 (11.52%) RDBMS
20 17 (10.30%) Linux
21 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
22 14 (8.48%) TDD
22 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
22 14 (8.48%) QA
23 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
23 13 (7.88%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
1 1 (0.61%) JBoss
1 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
1 1 (0.61%) Node.js
1 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (4.24%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.42%) MS Office
3 2 (1.21%) MS Project
4 1 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.64%) Markit EDM
2 4 (2.42%) Global One
2 4 (2.42%) thinkFolio
3 2 (1.21%) Algo Collateral
3 2 (1.21%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.21%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.21%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.61%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.61%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.61%) PolarLake
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 19 (11.52%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.48%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.24%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.42%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.42%) Apache Hive
6 4 (2.42%) Impala
7 3 (1.82%) Big Data
8 2 (1.21%) HBase
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.21%) KDB
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.21%) OLAP
8 2 (1.21%) MS Access
9 1 (0.61%) DTS
9 1 (0.61%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.61%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 9 (5.45%) JIRA
2 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.42%) NUnit
3 4 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.21%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.21%) Moq
5 2 (1.21%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.21%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.61%) JUnit
6 1 (0.61%) Selenium
6 1 (0.61%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Maven
6 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 79 (47.88%) Finance
2 76 (46.06%) Banking
3 74 (44.85%) Front Office
4 56 (33.94%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.88%) Back Office
6 5 (3.03%) Retail
7 4 (2.42%) Advertising
8 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.61%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (49.70%) Analyst
2 43 (26.06%) Developer
3 41 (24.85%) Business Analyst
4 16 (9.70%) Analyst Programmer
4 16 (9.70%) Programmer
4 16 (9.70%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 16 (9.70%) Java Programmer
5 15 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Support Analyst
7 11 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 11 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 11 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Consultant
9 7 (4.24%) IT Business Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) QA Analyst
10 6 (3.64%) Lead Business Analyst
11 5 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (3.03%) C++ Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Senior C# Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.97%) FIX Protocol
2 20 (12.12%) .NET
3 9 (5.45%) WinForms
4 8 (4.85%) XML
4 8 (4.85%) WPF
5 7 (4.24%) WCF
6 5 (3.03%) Akka
7 4 (2.42%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.42%) FIXML
7 4 (2.42%) FpML
7 4 (2.42%) Web Services
8 3 (1.82%) HTML
8 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.21%) STL
9 2 (1.21%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (1.21%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.21%) J2SE
9 2 (1.21%) Middleware
9 2 (1.21%) MDX
9 2 (1.21%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 77 (46.67%) Derivative
2 55 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 43 (26.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 26 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (15.15%) Equity Derivative
6 10 (6.06%) Market Risk
7 7 (4.24%) Contract for Difference
8 6 (3.64%) Credit Derivative
9 4 (2.42%) Client/Server
9 4 (2.42%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.82%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.82%) PMI
10 3 (1.82%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.21%) Replication
11 2 (1.21%) Index Arbitrage
11 2 (1.21%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.61%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.76%) UNIX
2 17 (10.30%) Linux
3 12 (7.27%) Windows
4 2 (1.21%) Solaris
4 2 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (25.45%) Risk Management
2 34 (20.61%) Multithreading
3 30 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (17.58%) SDLC
5 22 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 21 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
7 16 (9.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.48%) TDD
9 13 (7.88%) Asset Management
10 11 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
10 11 (6.67%) Low Latency
11 10 (6.06%) OO
11 10 (6.06%) Project Management
12 9 (5.45%) BDD
13 8 (4.85%) Data Analysis
14 7 (4.24%) Investment Management
14 7 (4.24%) Test Automation
15 6 (3.64%) Test Scripting
15 6 (3.64%) Data Modelling
16 5 (3.03%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.67%) SQL
2 39 (23.64%) Java
3 30 (18.18%) C#
4 9 (5.45%) C++
5 8 (4.85%) VBA
6 7 (4.24%) Scala
7 6 (3.64%) Python
7 6 (3.64%) Perl
8 5 (3.03%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.82%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.82%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.21%) VB
11 1 (0.61%) C-shell
11 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.61%) AWK
11 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.61%) Tcl
11 1 (0.61%) VBScript
11 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.82%) PMI Certification
1 3 (1.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) ISEB
2 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.48%) QA
2 5 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.42%) EMIR
3 4 (2.42%) MiFID
4 3 (1.82%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Apache Flume
1 4 (2.42%) HDFS
2 1 (0.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.82%) Oozie
3 2 (1.21%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.61%) Control-M
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (5.45%) Oracle
2 6 (3.64%) Sybase
2 6 (3.64%) Fidessa
2 6 (3.64%) HP
2 6 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.03%) Murex
4 4 (2.42%) TIBCO
4 4 (2.42%) Bloomberg
5 3 (1.82%) SAP
5 3 (1.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.21%) Charles River
6 2 (1.21%) Informatica
6 2 (1.21%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.61%) Rogue Wave
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) FactSet
7 1 (0.61%) SmartCo
7 1 (0.61%) Actian
7 1 (0.61%) Remedy
7 1 (0.61%) ION Trading
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