The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equity Derivatives
Rank 157 156 203
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +47
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 16 29 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.47% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 1.62% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 10
Median daily rate £488 £608 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% +10.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £538 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+22.79% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Equity Derivative
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
1407 1794 2186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.13% 38.65% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 1416 1579
Median daily rate £475 £475 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £377 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.53% +7.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 54
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.98 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.06% -2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £27.00 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.88%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Equity Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Equity Derivative
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 Equity Derivative across the City of London region.

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equity Derivative across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Equity Derivative
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 Equity Derivative across the City of London region.

Equity Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 32 (94.12%) Derivative
2 16 (47.06%) Front Office
3 15 (44.12%) SQL
4 14 (41.18%) Equities
5 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (32.35%) Unix
6 11 (32.35%) Banking
7 10 (29.41%) Finance
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (29.41%) HTML
8 9 (26.47%) TDD
9 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
9 8 (23.53%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) C#
10 7 (20.59%) Back Office
11 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
11 5 (14.71%) Data Management
11 5 (14.71%) MiFID
11 5 (14.71%) Algorithmic Trading
11 5 (14.71%) HTML5
11 5 (14.71%) Fintech
12 4 (11.76%) BDD
12 4 (11.76%) Degree
12 4 (11.76%) Project Management
13 3 (8.82%) Sophis
13 3 (8.82%) Sophis RISQUE
13 3 (8.82%) Workflow
13 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (8.82%) Change Management
13 3 (8.82%) Multithreading

Equity Derivative
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 1 (2.94%) Confluence
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Sophis RISQUE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 16 (47.06%) Front Office
2 11 (32.35%) Banking
3 10 (29.41%) Finance
4 8 (23.53%) Investment Banking
5 7 (20.59%) Back Office
6 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Applications Support
3 9 (26.47%) Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
5 6 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
7 4 (11.76%) Derivatives Business Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (8.82%) Equity Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
9 2 (5.88%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (14.71%) HTML5
3 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
3 3 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (8.82%) Node.js
4 2 (5.88%) .NET
4 2 (5.88%) WPF
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 32 (94.12%) Derivative
2 14 (41.18%) Equities
3 5 (14.71%) Fintech
3 5 (14.71%) Fixed Income
4 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.94%) Market Risk
6 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Unix
2 2 (5.88%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) TDD
3 5 (14.71%) Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (14.71%) Data Management
4 4 (11.76%) BDD
4 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Change Management
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.82%) Performance Optimisation
5 3 (8.82%) User Stories
5 3 (8.82%) Workflow
6 2 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.88%) Greeks
6 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
6 2 (5.88%) Scrum
6 2 (5.88%) SDLC
6 2 (5.88%) Use Case
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) SQL
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) Java
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) Korn
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) MiFID
2 2 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.94%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (2.94%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Sophis
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle