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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 68 117 107
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -10
Contract jobs citing Equities 91 86 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.61% 1.53% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.03% 4.12% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 82 99
Median daily rate £525 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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
1294 2086 2392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.07% 37.23% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1051 1601 1792
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £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 21 32 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £14.73 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £65.55 £45.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

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 1 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 1 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 99 (56.25%) Finance
2 97 (55.11%) Banking
3 73 (41.48%) Investment Banking
4 67 (38.07%) Fixed Income
4 67 (38.07%) SQL
5 66 (37.50%) Front Office
5 66 (37.50%) Derivative
6 53 (30.11%) Java
7 51 (28.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 49 (27.84%) Unix
9 35 (19.89%) Multithreading
10 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (17.61%) C#
12 29 (16.48%) Linux
13 25 (14.20%) FIX Protocol
14 24 (13.64%) SDLC
15 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (13.07%) Low Latency
15 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
16 22 (12.50%) Sybase
17 21 (11.93%) .NET
17 21 (11.93%) Electronic Trading
18 20 (11.36%) JIRA
19 19 (10.80%) Windows
20 18 (10.23%) Perl
20 18 (10.23%) Oracle
21 17 (9.66%) Scala
22 16 (9.09%) Shell Script
22 16 (9.09%) Fidessa
22 16 (9.09%) 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 (2.84%) MQSeries
1 5 (2.84%) Mule
1 5 (2.84%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.84%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.27%) MS Project
3 3 (1.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.70%) Eikon
3 2 (1.14%) MetaTrader
3 2 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.57%) Minerva
4 1 (0.57%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.57%) SunGard GMI
4 1 (0.57%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.27%) PuTTY
2 3 (1.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.14%) Multicast
3 2 (1.14%) SAN
3 2 (1.14%) Unicast
4 1 (0.57%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.68%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (4.55%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.84%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 4 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
7 4 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.70%) KDB
9 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.57%) Big Data
10 1 (0.57%) DB2
10 1 (0.57%) MS Access
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.36%) JIRA
2 11 (6.25%) Subversion
3 8 (4.55%) ClearCase
3 8 (4.55%) ClearQuest
4 6 (3.41%) Maven
5 5 (2.84%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.84%) EasyMock
5 5 (2.84%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.84%) JMeter
5 5 (2.84%) JUnit
5 5 (2.84%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.84%) Mockito
5 5 (2.84%) Selenium
6 4 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.70%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.57%) TestDirector
General
1 99 (56.25%) Finance
2 97 (55.11%) Banking
3 73 (41.48%) Investment Banking
4 66 (37.50%) Front Office
5 3 (1.70%) Back Office
5 3 (1.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
6 2 (1.14%) Retail
7 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 83 (47.16%) Developer
2 60 (34.09%) Analyst
3 31 (17.61%) Java Developer
4 26 (14.77%) Business Analyst
5 20 (11.36%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.23%) Front Office Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Applications Support
7 12 (6.82%) C# Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.25%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Banking Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Database Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Database Programmer
9 8 (4.55%) Programmer
9 8 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Sybase Developer
10 7 (3.98%) C# WPF Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Senior WPF Developer
10 7 (3.98%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.20%) FIX Protocol
2 21 (11.93%) .NET
3 15 (8.52%) HTML
4 13 (7.39%) XML
5 9 (5.11%) HTML5
5 9 (5.11%) J2EE
6 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 8 (4.55%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.55%) Reactive Extensions
6 8 (4.55%) WPF
7 7 (3.98%) CSS
7 7 (3.98%) JMS
7 7 (3.98%) Task Parallel Library
8 6 (3.41%) FIXML
8 6 (3.41%) FpML
8 6 (3.41%) Spring
8 6 (3.41%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (3.41%) XML Schema
9 5 (2.84%) Java EE
9 5 (2.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 67 (38.07%) Fixed Income
2 66 (37.50%) Derivative
3 51 (28.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.68%) Data Structures
6 9 (5.11%) Equity Derivative
6 9 (5.11%) Fintech
7 8 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.98%) Algorithms
9 4 (2.27%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.70%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.70%) VWAP
11 2 (1.14%) Credit Risk
11 2 (1.14%) Reference Data
11 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.57%) Contract for Difference
12 1 (0.57%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.57%) Equity Risk
12 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (27.84%) Unix
2 29 (16.48%) Linux
3 19 (10.80%) Windows
4 6 (3.41%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.84%) Solaris
6 3 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.14%) SUSE
7 2 (1.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.14%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.57%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (19.89%) Multithreading
2 33 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.64%) SDLC
4 23 (13.07%) Low Latency
5 21 (11.93%) Electronic Trading
6 16 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 16 (9.09%) Web Development
7 14 (7.95%) Analytics
7 14 (7.95%) Migration
7 14 (7.95%) TDD
8 13 (7.39%) Market Making
8 13 (7.39%) Project Management
8 13 (7.39%) Risk Management
9 11 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (6.25%) Data Analysis
9 11 (6.25%) ETL
9 11 (6.25%) UML
10 10 (5.68%) Configuration Management
10 10 (5.68%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.11%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 67 (38.07%) SQL
2 53 (30.11%) Java
3 31 (17.61%) C#
4 18 (10.23%) Perl
5 17 (9.66%) Scala
6 16 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 14 (7.95%) JavaScript
8 12 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 12 (6.82%) T-SQL
9 9 (5.11%) C++
10 8 (4.55%) VB
11 6 (3.41%) Python
12 5 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.70%) C
14 2 (1.14%) Ruby
14 2 (1.14%) VBA
15 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (7.39%) Degree
2 3 (1.70%) CCA
2 3 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (0.57%) MBA
3 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) QA
2 11 (6.25%) MiFID
3 2 (1.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (1.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.57%) Basel III
4 1 (0.57%) COREP
4 1 (0.57%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.57%) FATCA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) XenApp
2 2 (1.14%) NFS
2 2 (1.14%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (3.98%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.84%) Control-M
3 3 (1.70%) AppDNA
4 2 (1.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (12.50%) Sybase
2 18 (10.23%) Oracle
3 16 (9.09%) Fidessa
4 12 (6.82%) Reuters
5 10 (5.68%) Bloomberg
6 9 (5.11%) Microsoft
7 8 (4.55%) DataSynapse
8 6 (3.41%) DevExpress
9 5 (2.84%) Informatica
9 5 (2.84%) VMware
10 4 (2.27%) HP
10 4 (2.27%) Remedy
11 3 (1.70%) Citrix
11 3 (1.70%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.14%) Charles River
12 2 (1.14%) CQG
12 2 (1.14%) FactSet
12 2 (1.14%) SimCorp
12 2 (1.14%) Telerik
13 1 (0.57%) Trayport
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