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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 184 159 159
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 15 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.80% 0.81%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 2.47% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 46 61
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £463 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.52%
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
1735 2344 2530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.41% 32.34% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1216 1716 1907
Average daily rate £475 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 61 58
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.85 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £44.15 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 43 (97.73%) Derivative
2 24 (54.55%) Front Office
3 23 (52.27%) Banking
4 19 (43.18%) SQL
5 15 (34.09%) Equities
6 12 (27.27%) Investment Banking
6 12 (27.27%) Back Office
7 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
7 10 (22.73%) Finance
7 10 (22.73%) Fixed Income
8 8 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (15.91%) Java
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) C#
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) .NET
11 5 (11.36%) TDD
12 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 4 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
12 4 (9.09%) WCF
12 4 (9.09%) Oracle
12 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
12 4 (9.09%) VBA
12 4 (9.09%) XML
12 4 (9.09%) OO
12 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
12 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (9.09%) EMIR

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.82%) JIRA
3 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Gradle
4 1 (2.27%) JMeter
4 1 (2.27%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.27%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.27%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) FitNesse
4 1 (2.27%) Maven
General
1 24 (54.55%) Front Office
2 23 (52.27%) Banking
3 12 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 12 (27.27%) Back Office
4 10 (22.73%) Finance
5 3 (6.82%) Legal
6 1 (2.27%) Advertising
6 1 (2.27%) German Language
6 1 (2.27%) Wholesale Banking
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Analyst
2 20 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 11 (25.00%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
4 8 (18.18%) Developer
5 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (4.55%) Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Market Risk Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Sophis Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Agile Business Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (2.27%) Tester
6 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) WCF
2 4 (9.09%) XML
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 3 (6.82%) WPF
3 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.55%) WinForms
4 2 (4.55%) LINQ
5 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Restlet
5 1 (2.27%) FIXML
5 1 (2.27%) JMS
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (97.73%) Derivative
2 15 (34.09%) Equities
3 10 (22.73%) Fixed Income
4 8 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (6.82%) Market Risk
6 2 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (4.55%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
7 1 (2.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (2.27%) DTCC
7 1 (2.27%) Applied Mathematics
7 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.27%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) Data Analysis
2 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 5 (11.36%) Project Management
3 5 (11.36%) TDD
4 4 (9.09%) Software Engineering
4 4 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) OO
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) Pair Programming
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.55%) Refactoring
6 2 (4.55%) OOD
6 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.55%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) SQL
2 7 (15.91%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 4 (9.09%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) CIMA
2 1 (2.27%) ACCA
2 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.27%) PMP
2 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) EMIR
1 4 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (4.55%) FATCA
3 1 (2.27%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.55%) Reuters
3 2 (4.55%) DevExpress
4 1 (2.27%) Charles River
4 1 (2.27%) Sybase
4 1 (2.27%) Murex
4 1 (2.27%) Calypso
4 1 (2.27%) Fidessa
4 1 (2.27%) Sophis