The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 172 157 157
Rank change year-on-year
-15 0
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 23 64 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.40% 0.90% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 2.77% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 65
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£550 £550 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £604 £720
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £500 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.50% +60.00%
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
1741 2311 2417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.49% 32.66% 31.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1707 1862
Average daily rate £486 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.80% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 57 48
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £15.25 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.00%
Equity Derivative
London

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 July 2014.

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 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 66 (98.51%) Derivative
2 35 (52.24%) SQL
3 34 (50.75%) Front Office
4 29 (43.28%) Banking
5 19 (28.36%) Equities
6 18 (26.87%) Investment Banking
7 17 (25.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (23.88%) Java
8 16 (23.88%) Finance
9 15 (22.39%) Fixed Income
10 14 (20.90%) Back Office
11 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
12 10 (14.93%) TDD
12 10 (14.93%) C#
13 9 (13.43%) Oracle
14 8 (11.94%) .NET
14 8 (11.94%) EMIR
14 8 (11.94%) Dodd-Frank
15 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
15 7 (10.45%) Murex
15 7 (10.45%) Migration
16 6 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
16 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
16 6 (8.96%) Sybase
16 6 (8.96%) UNIX
16 6 (8.96%) WPF
17 5 (7.46%) WCF
17 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
17 5 (7.46%) Murex MxML

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.49%) Confluence
1 1 (1.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Office
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.49%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) Data Mart
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
2 2 (2.99%) JIRA
2 2 (2.99%) JUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.49%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.49%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.49%) JMeter
3 1 (1.49%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.49%) NUnit
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Maven
3 1 (1.49%) Hudson
3 1 (1.49%) Gradle
General
1 34 (50.75%) Front Office
2 29 (43.28%) Banking
3 18 (26.87%) Investment Banking
4 16 (23.88%) Finance
5 14 (20.90%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Legal
7 1 (1.49%) Advertising
7 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.49%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.49%) German Language
Job Titles
1 30 (44.78%) Analyst
2 27 (40.30%) Business Analyst
3 18 (26.87%) Developer
4 12 (17.91%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Murex Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Banking Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) IT Business Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.99%) Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Python Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Senior Murex Developer
8 2 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (2.99%) Test Leader
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Java Developer
9 1 (1.49%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) WPF
3 5 (7.46%) WCF
3 5 (7.46%) Murex MxML
3 5 (7.46%) Web Services
4 4 (5.97%) XML
5 3 (4.48%) WinForms
6 2 (2.99%) JMS
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.49%) Restlet
7 1 (1.49%) LINQ
7 1 (1.49%) jQuery
7 1 (1.49%) RESTful
7 1 (1.49%) FIXML
7 1 (1.49%) Spring
7 1 (1.49%) MFC
7 1 (1.49%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (98.51%) Derivative
2 19 (28.36%) Equities
3 17 (25.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (22.39%) Fixed Income
5 4 (5.97%) Market Risk
6 3 (4.48%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.48%) Credit Risk
6 3 (4.48%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.99%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.99%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.99%) Kindle
8 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.49%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.49%) DTCC
8 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.42%) Data Analysis
2 10 (14.93%) TDD
3 7 (10.45%) Migration
4 6 (8.96%) Risk Management
4 6 (8.96%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Software Engineering
5 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) OO
7 3 (4.48%) Project Management
7 3 (4.48%) Regression Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
7 3 (4.48%) Integration Testing
8 2 (2.99%) Test Management
8 2 (2.99%) Test Scripting
8 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.99%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) SQL
2 16 (23.88%) Java
3 10 (14.93%) C#
4 5 (7.46%) Perl
5 4 (5.97%) VBA
6 3 (4.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.48%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.49%) XPath
8 1 (1.49%) VC++
8 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.49%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) PMP
3 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.49%) ACCA
3 1 (1.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) EMIR
1 8 (11.94%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (4.48%) FATCA
3 2 (2.99%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.49%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Oracle
2 7 (10.45%) Murex
3 6 (8.96%) Sybase
4 5 (7.46%) TIBCO
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) Calypso
6 3 (4.48%) Reuters
7 2 (2.99%) Sophis
7 2 (2.99%) HP
8 1 (1.49%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.49%) Charles River
8 1 (1.49%) Fidessa
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