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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 135 99 82
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -17
Contract jobs citing Equities 65 143 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.11% 1.99% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.21% 5.30% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 122 131
Average daily rate
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£494 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2027 2700 2982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.57% 37.55% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 2000 2185
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 56 69
Average hourly rate £17.93 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £48.00 £39.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 56 (39.72%) Banking
2 55 (39.01%) Finance
3 52 (36.88%) SQL
4 51 (36.17%) Derivative
5 41 (29.08%) Front Office
6 40 (28.37%) Investment Banking
7 37 (26.24%) UNIX
8 33 (23.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 32 (22.70%) Fixed Income
10 25 (17.73%) Java
11 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (13.48%) Business Analysis
12 16 (11.35%) FIX Protocol
12 16 (11.35%) Project Management
13 14 (9.93%) Multithreading
14 13 (9.22%) Electronic Trading
14 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
14 13 (9.22%) Equity Derivative
14 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
14 13 (9.22%) Markit EDM
15 12 (8.51%) C#
15 12 (8.51%) Windows
15 12 (8.51%) Linux
15 12 (8.51%) Oracle
15 12 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
16 11 (7.80%) Asset Management
16 11 (7.80%) OO
16 11 (7.80%) Back Office
16 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
16 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.71%) GemFire
2 1 (0.71%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.96%) MS Office
2 3 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (9.22%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.42%) Salerio
3 1 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.71%) Advent Geneva
3 1 (0.71%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.13%) Firewall
2 2 (1.42%) SSH
2 2 (1.42%) VPN
3 1 (0.71%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.55%) DTS
6 3 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.13%) KDB
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.42%) MS Access
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) OLAP
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.71%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos Query Studio
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos Analysis Studio
8 1 (0.71%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
1 2 (1.42%) Eclipse
1 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.71%) Ant
2 1 (0.71%) JUnit
2 1 (0.71%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Maven
2 1 (0.71%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Selenium
2 1 (0.71%) FitNesse
General
1 56 (39.72%) Banking
2 55 (39.01%) Finance
3 41 (29.08%) Front Office
4 40 (28.37%) Investment Banking
5 11 (7.80%) Back Office
6 8 (5.67%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.55%) Legal
8 3 (2.13%) Retail
9 1 (0.71%) Billing
9 1 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Law
9 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 57 (40.43%) Analyst
2 48 (34.04%) Developer
3 39 (27.66%) Business Analyst
4 16 (11.35%) Java Developer
5 8 (5.67%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.67%) Test Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
6 7 (4.96%) Applications Support
7 6 (4.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 5 (3.55%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) C++ Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Fidessa Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Python Developer
9 4 (2.84%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
10 3 (2.13%) Credit Risk Analyst
10 3 (2.13%) Market Analyst
10 3 (2.13%) Market Data Engineer
10 3 (2.13%) C# Developer
10 3 (2.13%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.35%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (5.67%) .NET
3 7 (4.96%) WPF
4 5 (3.55%) XML
4 5 (3.55%) WinForms
5 3 (2.13%) Spring
5 3 (2.13%) WCF
5 3 (2.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.42%) J2SE
6 2 (1.42%) JMS
6 2 (1.42%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.71%) Akka
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Commons
7 1 (0.71%) LINQ
7 1 (0.71%) RESTful
7 1 (0.71%) BlazeDS
7 1 (0.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.71%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 51 (36.17%) Derivative
2 33 (23.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 32 (22.70%) Fixed Income
4 13 (9.22%) Equity Derivative
5 11 (7.80%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.96%) Reference Data
7 5 (3.55%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.55%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.42%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.71%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.71%) Exotic Derivative
11 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (0.71%) Statistics
11 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
11 1 (0.71%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.24%) UNIX
2 12 (8.51%) Windows
2 12 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.48%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (13.48%) Business Analysis
2 16 (11.35%) Project Management
3 14 (9.93%) Multithreading
4 13 (9.22%) Electronic Trading
4 13 (9.22%) Data Analysis
5 12 (8.51%) Algorithmic Trading
6 11 (7.80%) Asset Management
6 11 (7.80%) OO
7 10 (7.09%) Migration
8 9 (6.38%) Low Latency
9 8 (5.67%) ETL
9 8 (5.67%) TDD
9 8 (5.67%) Investment Management
10 7 (4.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (4.96%) Data Management
10 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.26%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.55%) OOD
12 5 (3.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (36.88%) SQL
2 25 (17.73%) Java
3 12 (8.51%) C#
4 10 (7.09%) Perl
5 9 (6.38%) C++
5 9 (6.38%) Python
6 6 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 6 (4.26%) VBA
7 5 (3.55%) AWK
7 5 (3.55%) C-shell
8 3 (2.13%) Korn
9 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
9 2 (1.42%) C
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.71%) XPath
10 1 (0.71%) Groovy
10 1 (0.71%) Scala
10 1 (0.71%) Tcl
10 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) ISEB
2 2 (1.42%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.71%) HNC
3 1 (0.71%) HND
3 1 (0.71%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.55%) EMIR
2 4 (2.84%) QA
2 4 (2.84%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.42%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.71%) Basel III
4 1 (0.71%) FATCA
4 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.42%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (8.51%) Oracle
2 10 (7.09%) Sybase
3 7 (4.96%) Fidessa
4 6 (4.26%) Reuters
4 6 (4.26%) Charles River
5 5 (3.55%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.84%) Informatica
6 4 (2.84%) thinkFolio
7 3 (2.13%) GoldenSource
7 3 (2.13%) MarketAxess
7 3 (2.13%) Trayport
7 3 (2.13%) Fiserv
7 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.42%) Murex
8 2 (1.42%) Calypso
8 2 (1.42%) SmartStream
8 2 (1.42%) Citrix
8 2 (1.42%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.42%) Remedy
8 2 (1.42%) VMware
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