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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equity Derivatives
Rank 142 138 164
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 19 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.61% 0.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.51% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 42
Median daily rate £575 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £519 £454
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £725 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £600 £425
% change year-on-year
-35.83% +41.17%
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
1291 1389 2224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.62% 40.05% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1073 1723
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 40
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.00 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.00 £22.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 37 (94.87%) Derivative
2 22 (56.41%) Banking
3 21 (53.85%) Front Office
4 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 18 (46.15%) Equities
5 13 (33.33%) Finance
6 12 (30.77%) Java
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
8 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.64%) HTML
9 9 (23.08%) Unix
9 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 7 (17.95%) Back Office
11 6 (15.38%) Scrum
11 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
11 6 (15.38%) HTML5
11 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
12 5 (12.82%) Fintech
12 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
12 5 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (12.82%) Migration
12 5 (12.82%) Sophis
12 5 (12.82%) Sophis RISQUE
12 5 (12.82%) Data Management
13 4 (10.26%) CSS
13 4 (10.26%) C#
13 4 (10.26%) Degree
13 4 (10.26%) MiFID
13 4 (10.26%) CSS3

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 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Sophis RISQUE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 22 (56.41%) Banking
2 21 (53.85%) Front Office
3 18 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 13 (33.33%) Finance
5 7 (17.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Applications Support
4 8 (20.51%) Business Analyst
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 6 (15.38%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (12.82%) HTML Developer
8 4 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (7.69%) C# Developer
9 3 (7.69%) Equity Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) MiFID Business Analyst
9 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Agile Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Agile Java Developer
10 2 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
10 2 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
11 1 (2.56%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) HTML
2 6 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.38%) HTML5
3 4 (10.26%) CSS
3 4 (10.26%) CSS3
4 2 (5.13%) .NET
4 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.56%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 37 (94.87%) Derivative
2 18 (46.15%) Equities
3 5 (12.82%) Fintech
4 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
4 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.56%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.56%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) TDD
3 6 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 6 (15.38%) Scrum
4 5 (12.82%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (12.82%) Data Management
4 5 (12.82%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (10.26%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) SDLC
6 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.13%) Use Case
7 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
2 11 (28.21%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C#
4 4 (10.26%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) Korn
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) MiFID
2 3 (7.69%) QA
3 2 (5.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (5.13%) EMIR
4 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Sophis
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.56%) Reuters