The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 128 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -20
Contract jobs citing Equities 65 138 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.13% 1.95% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.72% 6.01% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 110 153
Average daily rate
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£525 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £650 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1745 2295 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.28% 32.38% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1254 1654 1883
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 64 49
Average hourly rate £18.75 £21.40 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £48.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
Equities
London

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 76 (43.68%) Banking
2 73 (41.95%) Derivative
3 70 (40.23%) Finance
4 64 (36.78%) SQL
5 58 (33.33%) Front Office
6 53 (30.46%) Investment Banking
7 45 (25.86%) Fixed Income
8 43 (24.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 37 (21.26%) UNIX
10 25 (14.37%) Project Management
11 24 (13.79%) Java
12 21 (12.07%) Back Office
13 18 (10.34%) Business Analysis
13 18 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
13 18 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
14 16 (9.20%) Asset Management
14 16 (9.20%) Oracle
15 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
15 14 (8.05%) Electronic Trading
16 13 (7.47%) Data Analysis
16 13 (7.47%) Perl
16 13 (7.47%) C#
16 13 (7.47%) Windows
16 13 (7.47%) Risk Management
17 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (6.90%) Algorithmic Trading
17 12 (6.90%) Markit EDM
18 11 (6.32%) Investment Management
19 10 (5.75%) Migration
19 10 (5.75%) Legal

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.15%) GemFire
2 1 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.57%) Apache
2 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.57%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (4.60%) MS Office
2 4 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.15%) MS Project
3 2 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (6.90%) Markit EDM
2 6 (3.45%) Global One
3 2 (1.15%) Salerio
4 1 (0.57%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.57%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.57%) Minerva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Firewall
1 4 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.72%) VPN
3 1 (0.57%) SSH
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
3 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.02%) DTS
5 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.30%) KDB
7 3 (1.72%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.87%) JIRA
2 4 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.15%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.57%) Selenium
4 1 (0.57%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.57%) Maven
4 1 (0.57%) Subversion
4 1 (0.57%) WinRunner
4 1 (0.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 76 (43.68%) Banking
2 70 (40.23%) Finance
3 58 (33.33%) Front Office
4 53 (30.46%) Investment Banking
5 21 (12.07%) Back Office
6 10 (5.75%) Legal
7 8 (4.60%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.72%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.57%) Billing
9 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (40.80%) Analyst
2 54 (31.03%) Business Analyst
3 53 (30.46%) Developer
4 13 (7.47%) Java Developer
5 11 (6.32%) Project Manager
5 11 (6.32%) Test Manager
6 10 (5.75%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 7 (4.02%) Support Analyst
8 7 (4.02%) Test Analyst
8 7 (4.02%) Senior Business Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Credit Risk Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Python Developer
9 5 (2.87%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (2.87%) Applications Support
10 4 (2.30%) Fidessa Developer
10 4 (2.30%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
10 4 (2.30%) Market Analyst
11 3 (1.72%) Perl Developer
11 3 (1.72%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.34%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (4.60%) .NET
3 7 (4.02%) XML
4 6 (3.45%) Spring
4 6 (3.45%) WPF
5 5 (2.87%) WCF
5 5 (2.87%) Hibernate
6 4 (2.30%) WinForms
7 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.15%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.15%) XSL
8 2 (1.15%) JMS
9 1 (0.57%) Silverlight
9 1 (0.57%) LINQ
9 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.57%) JAXB
9 1 (0.57%) XML Schema
9 1 (0.57%) J2SE
9 1 (0.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 73 (41.95%) Derivative
2 45 (25.86%) Fixed Income
3 43 (24.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (10.34%) Equity Derivative
5 8 (4.60%) Credit Risk
5 8 (4.60%) Reference Data
6 3 (1.72%) Market Risk
6 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.72%) Visualisation
7 2 (1.15%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.57%) Exotic Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.57%) Statistics
8 1 (0.57%) Tandem
8 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.57%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.57%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 37 (21.26%) UNIX
2 13 (7.47%) Windows
3 10 (5.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.37%) Project Management
2 18 (10.34%) Business Analysis
3 16 (9.20%) Asset Management
4 14 (8.05%) Electronic Trading
5 13 (7.47%) Data Analysis
5 13 (7.47%) Risk Management
6 12 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.90%) Algorithmic Trading
7 11 (6.32%) Investment Management
8 10 (5.75%) Migration
8 10 (5.75%) ETL
8 10 (5.75%) TDD
8 10 (5.75%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.17%) Data Management
9 9 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (5.17%) Multithreading
9 9 (5.17%) OO
10 8 (4.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (4.60%) Stress Testing
11 7 (4.02%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.78%) SQL
2 24 (13.79%) Java
3 13 (7.47%) Perl
3 13 (7.47%) C#
4 10 (5.75%) C++
4 10 (5.75%) Python
5 8 (4.60%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.60%) VBA
6 6 (3.45%) C-shell
6 6 (3.45%) AWK
7 3 (1.72%) XPath
8 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.15%) Korn
9 1 (0.57%) Tcl
9 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (3.45%) Degree
2 4 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.15%) PhD
3 2 (1.15%) ISEB
4 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.57%) PMP
4 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.57%) HNC
4 1 (0.57%) HND
4 1 (0.57%) MBA
4 1 (0.57%) CIMA
4 1 (0.57%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.17%) QA
2 7 (4.02%) EMIR
3 6 (3.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 4 (2.30%) FATCA
5 2 (1.15%) CRD IV
5 2 (1.15%) Basel III
5 2 (1.15%) SLA
6 1 (0.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.15%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.15%) BMC Marimba
2 1 (0.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.20%) Oracle
2 8 (4.60%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.60%) Sybase
3 7 (4.02%) Fidessa
4 5 (2.87%) Charles River
4 5 (2.87%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.30%) Reuters
5 4 (2.30%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.30%) SunGard
6 3 (1.72%) thinkFolio
6 3 (1.72%) MarketAxess
6 3 (1.72%) Informatica
6 3 (1.72%) Thunderhead
6 3 (1.72%) Fiserv
7 2 (1.15%) Remedy
7 2 (1.15%) VMware
7 2 (1.15%) Citrix
7 2 (1.15%) Calypso
7 2 (1.15%) Trayport
7 2 (1.15%) Syncfusion
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Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
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