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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 143 162 159
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -3
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 49 40 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.97% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.57% 1.76% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 34
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£579 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £525 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £598 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £385 £366
% change year-on-year
+23.37% +5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
1906 2278 2104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.62% 37.92% 36.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1484 1672 1644
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 51
Average hourly rate £16.75 £19.75 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.18% -5.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £15.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.66 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) Derivative
2 34 (50.00%) Banking
3 32 (47.06%) Front Office
4 28 (41.18%) Java
5 26 (38.24%) Finance
6 24 (35.29%) Equities
7 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (23.53%) SOA
9 15 (22.06%) VBA
10 14 (20.59%) Investment Banking
11 12 (17.65%) SQL
11 12 (17.65%) Maven
11 12 (17.65%) BDD
11 12 (17.65%) REST
12 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
13 10 (14.71%) HTML
13 10 (14.71%) RAD
13 10 (14.71%) Back Office
13 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
14 9 (13.24%) TDD
14 9 (13.24%) UNIX
14 9 (13.24%) Windows
14 9 (13.24%) .NET
14 9 (13.24%) Oracle
14 9 (13.24%) C#
14 9 (13.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (13.24%) JMS
15 8 (11.76%) HTML5
16 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
16 7 (10.29%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (7.35%) Node.js
2 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
1 1 (1.47%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SAN
1 1 (1.47%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Maven
2 3 (4.41%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) ProC
3 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) Artifactory
General
1 34 (50.00%) Banking
2 32 (47.06%) Front Office
3 26 (38.24%) Finance
4 14 (20.59%) Investment Banking
5 10 (14.71%) Back Office
6 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.47%) Retail
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.47%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Developer
2 16 (23.53%) Java Developer
3 13 (19.12%) Senior Developer
4 12 (17.65%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (10.29%) VBA Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Senior VBA Developer
6 6 (8.82%) Architect
6 6 (8.82%) Applications Support
7 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Scala Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Data Architect
9 3 (4.41%) Project Manager
9 3 (4.41%) .NET Developer
10 2 (2.94%) C++ Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Data Modeller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.65%) REST
2 10 (14.71%) HTML
3 9 (13.24%) .NET
3 9 (13.24%) JMS
4 8 (11.76%) HTML5
5 7 (10.29%) XML
6 6 (8.82%) WCF
6 6 (8.82%) WPF
7 5 (7.35%) .NET Framework
8 4 (5.88%) SOAP
8 4 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (4.41%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (4.41%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (4.41%) AngularJS
9 3 (4.41%) Web Services
9 3 (4.41%) JAXB
10 2 (2.94%) RESTful
10 2 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.94%) LINQ
11 1 (1.47%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 68 (100.00%) Derivative
2 24 (35.29%) Equities
3 9 (13.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.88%) Fixed Income
4 4 (5.88%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (5.88%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.41%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 3 (4.41%) Market Risk
5 3 (4.41%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.94%) Linked Data
6 2 (2.94%) Semantic Web
6 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.94%) Economics
7 1 (1.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.24%) UNIX
1 9 (13.24%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.53%) SOA
3 12 (17.65%) BDD
4 10 (14.71%) Integration Testing
4 10 (14.71%) RAD
5 9 (13.24%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 6 (8.82%) Release Management
7 5 (7.35%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (7.35%) Project Management
7 5 (7.35%) Workflow
7 5 (7.35%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Market Making
8 4 (5.88%) Change Management
8 4 (5.88%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (5.88%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.41%) Memory Management
9 3 (4.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 28 (41.18%) Java
2 15 (22.06%) VBA
3 12 (17.65%) SQL
4 11 (16.18%) JavaScript
5 9 (13.24%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) Python
7 4 (5.88%) C++
8 3 (4.41%) Perl
8 3 (4.41%) VBScript
8 3 (4.41%) Scala
9 2 (2.94%) XAML
9 2 (2.94%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) EMIR
1 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.24%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Sun
3 2 (2.94%) Murex
3 2 (2.94%) Infragistics
3 2 (2.94%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.47%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.47%) Sybase
4 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
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