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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 114 120 94
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -26
Contract jobs citing Equities 94 74 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 1.29% 1.86%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.31% 3.43% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 67 99
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£525 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £660
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
2182 2157 2632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.40% 37.47% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1739 1604 1979
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 39 28 63
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.44 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.75% -8.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.70 £29.75 £53.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 84 (48.00%) SQL
2 77 (44.00%) Banking
3 74 (42.29%) Derivative
3 74 (42.29%) Front Office
4 72 (41.14%) Finance
5 59 (33.71%) Fixed Income
6 55 (31.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 50 (28.57%) Investment Banking
8 40 (22.86%) UNIX
9 35 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 34 (19.43%) Java
10 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (17.71%) FIX Protocol
12 29 (16.57%) C#
12 29 (16.57%) SDLC
13 28 (16.00%) Multithreading
14 27 (15.43%) Equity Derivative
15 25 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
16 22 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
16 22 (12.57%) .NET
17 19 (10.86%) SQL Server
17 19 (10.86%) Linux
18 18 (10.29%) Windows
18 18 (10.29%) Business Analysis
19 17 (9.71%) Back Office
20 16 (9.14%) VBA
20 16 (9.14%) Relational Database
21 15 (8.57%) Oracle
21 15 (8.57%) TDD
21 15 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (1.14%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.14%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.57%) Node.js
2 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.57%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.57%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.43%) MS Office
3 4 (2.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.29%) Global One
1 4 (2.29%) thinkFolio
1 4 (2.29%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.71%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.57%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.57%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.57%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.57%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.57%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.14%) Relational Database
3 14 (8.00%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.14%) Impala
5 2 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.14%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.14%) Big Data
5 2 (1.14%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) QlikView
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) KDB
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 5 (2.86%) Selenium
3 4 (2.29%) NUnit
4 3 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.71%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (1.14%) Moq
5 2 (1.14%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.14%) JIRA
6 1 (0.57%) JUnit
6 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.57%) Subversion
6 1 (0.57%) Maven
6 1 (0.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.57%) SoapUI
General
1 77 (44.00%) Banking
2 74 (42.29%) Front Office
3 72 (41.14%) Finance
4 50 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 17 (9.71%) Back Office
6 4 (2.29%) Advertising
7 3 (1.71%) Retail
8 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (46.29%) Analyst
2 49 (28.00%) Developer
3 34 (19.43%) Business Analyst
4 22 (12.57%) Support Analyst
5 17 (9.71%) Applications Support
6 15 (8.57%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 14 (8.00%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.43%) Analyst Programmer
8 13 (7.43%) Programmer
8 13 (7.43%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 13 (7.43%) Java Programmer
9 11 (6.29%) Consultant
9 11 (6.29%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
11 6 (3.43%) QA Analyst
11 6 (3.43%) IT Business Analyst
11 6 (3.43%) C++ Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.71%) FIX Protocol
2 22 (12.57%) .NET
3 10 (5.71%) WinForms
3 10 (5.71%) WPF
4 7 (4.00%) WCF
5 5 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 5 (2.86%) XML
6 4 (2.29%) Web Services
6 4 (2.29%) Akka
7 3 (1.71%) LINQ
7 3 (1.71%) ASP.NET
7 3 (1.71%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (1.14%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.14%) MSMQ
8 2 (1.14%) J2SE
8 2 (1.14%) JMS
8 2 (1.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.14%) Middleware
8 2 (1.14%) HTML
8 2 (1.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 74 (42.29%) Derivative
2 59 (33.71%) Fixed Income
3 55 (31.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 27 (15.43%) Equity Derivative
5 22 (12.57%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.43%) Contract for Difference
6 6 (3.43%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.29%) SWIFT
8 4 (2.29%) PMI
9 3 (1.71%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.71%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.71%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.71%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.14%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.57%) Tandem
11 1 (0.57%) Index Arbitrage
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) UNIX
2 19 (10.86%) Linux
3 18 (10.29%) Windows
4 3 (1.71%) Solaris
5 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 34 (19.43%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (16.57%) SDLC
4 28 (16.00%) Multithreading
5 25 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 18 (10.29%) Business Analysis
7 15 (8.57%) TDD
7 15 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
8 14 (8.00%) Asset Management
9 13 (7.43%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.86%) Algorithmic Trading
11 10 (5.71%) OO
12 9 (5.14%) Change Management
13 8 (4.57%) Project Management
14 7 (4.00%) BDD
15 6 (3.43%) Service Management
15 6 (3.43%) OOD
15 6 (3.43%) Investment Management
16 5 (2.86%) Test Automation
16 5 (2.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (48.00%) SQL
2 34 (19.43%) Java
3 29 (16.57%) C#
4 16 (9.14%) VBA
5 13 (7.43%) C++
6 8 (4.57%) Perl
6 8 (4.57%) VBScript
7 7 (4.00%) Python
8 6 (3.43%) Scala
9 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
10 4 (2.29%) Shell Script
10 4 (2.29%) AWK
10 4 (2.29%) C-shell
11 3 (1.71%) VB
11 3 (1.71%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.14%) XAML
13 1 (0.57%) Tcl
13 1 (0.57%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 5 (2.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) QA
2 5 (2.86%) MiFID
3 4 (2.29%) EMIR
3 4 (2.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.14%) Apache Flume
1 2 (1.14%) HDFS
2 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Oozie
2 1 (0.57%) Control-M
2 1 (0.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (8.57%) Oracle
2 7 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.43%) Fidessa
3 6 (3.43%) Business Objects
3 6 (3.43%) TIBCO
4 5 (2.86%) Sybase
5 4 (2.29%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.71%) IBM
6 3 (1.71%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.14%) SAP
7 2 (1.14%) HP
7 2 (1.14%) Charles River
7 2 (1.14%) webMethods
8 1 (0.57%) Reuters
8 1 (0.57%) VMware
8 1 (0.57%) Dell
8 1 (0.57%) Citrix
8 1 (0.57%) Cognos
8 1 (0.57%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.57%) GUPTA
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