The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 294 267 291
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +24
Contract jobs citing Equities 308 307 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.70% 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.18% 2.22% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 227 193
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in England

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the England region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in England

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in England

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the England region.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in England

Equities
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -7 299 £550 - 96
South East - 2 £525 - 4
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 258 (45.34%) Front Office
2 241 (42.36%) Finance
3 239 (42.00%) Banking
4 238 (41.83%) Derivative
5 197 (34.62%) SQL
6 147 (25.83%) Java
6 147 (25.83%) Investment Banking
7 143 (25.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 138 (24.25%) Fixed Income
9 135 (23.73%) UNIX
10 107 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
11 86 (15.11%) C#
12 79 (13.88%) Oracle
13 75 (13.18%) C++
14 69 (12.13%) Linux
14 69 (12.13%) Equity Derivative
15 67 (11.78%) Multithreading
16 61 (10.72%) Risk Management
16 61 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
17 60 (10.54%) Sybase
17 60 (10.54%) FIX Protocol
18 59 (10.37%) Business Analysis
19 57 (10.02%) SQL Server
20 56 (9.84%) Project Management
21 55 (9.67%) Low Latency
22 54 (9.49%) Perl
23 51 (8.96%) VBA
24 47 (8.26%) .NET
24 47 (8.26%) Asset Management
25 43 (7.56%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.93%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.58%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.05%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (0.88%) Apache
5 4 (0.70%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.70%) Node.js
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.18%) Liferay
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) JBoss
7 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 27 (4.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.28%) MS Office
3 9 (1.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.23%) MS Project
5 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (4.39%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.93%) LatentZero
3 5 (0.88%) Summit
4 3 (0.53%) Salerio
4 3 (0.53%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.35%) Global One
6 1 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.18%) Findur
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.23%) Firewall
2 2 (0.35%) HTTP
2 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.35%) DNS
2 2 (0.35%) Internet
2 2 (0.35%) SSH
2 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.18%) Network Security
3 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.18%) LDAP
3 1 (0.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (10.02%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.10%) Relational Database
3 28 (4.92%) KDB
4 19 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.64%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.76%) Big Data
6 10 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.76%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.41%) DB2
7 8 (1.41%) MS Access
7 8 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.23%) QlikView
8 7 (1.23%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.05%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.88%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (0.88%) PowerMart
10 5 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.88%) Star Schema
11 4 (0.70%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (3.87%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.46%) Maven
3 13 (2.28%) Subversion
3 13 (2.28%) NUnit
3 13 (2.28%) JIRA
4 8 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.23%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.05%) Moq
7 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (0.88%) VisiBroker
7 5 (0.88%) Selenium
7 5 (0.88%) JUnit
8 4 (0.70%) CruiseControl
8 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.70%) Hudson
9 3 (0.53%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.53%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.35%) Grunt
10 2 (0.35%) ClearCase
General
1 258 (45.34%) Front Office
2 241 (42.36%) Finance
3 239 (42.00%) Banking
4 147 (25.83%) Investment Banking
5 43 (7.56%) Back Office
6 28 (4.92%) Financial Institution
7 13 (2.28%) Retail
8 9 (1.58%) Legal
9 4 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.53%) French Language
11 2 (0.35%) Billing
11 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 248 (43.59%) Developer
2 214 (37.61%) Analyst
3 117 (20.56%) Business Analyst
4 81 (14.24%) Java Developer
5 61 (10.72%) Support Analyst
6 46 (8.08%) Applications Support
7 37 (6.50%) C++ Developer
7 37 (6.50%) C# Developer
8 26 (4.57%) Applications Support Analyst
9 21 (3.69%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.34%) Senior Developer
11 15 (2.64%) Banking Business Analyst
11 15 (2.64%) VBA Developer
12 12 (2.11%) Front Office Developer
13 11 (1.93%) WPF Developer
14 10 (1.76%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (1.58%) FIX Analyst
15 9 (1.58%) Excel Developer
16 8 (1.41%) Market Risk Analyst
16 8 (1.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (10.54%) FIX Protocol
2 47 (8.26%) .NET
3 34 (5.98%) XML
4 30 (5.27%) WPF
5 27 (4.75%) HTML
6 26 (4.57%) Spring
7 18 (3.16%) JMS
7 18 (3.16%) Middleware
7 18 (3.16%) WinForms
8 17 (2.99%) WCF
8 17 (2.99%) Hibernate
9 16 (2.81%) HTML5
10 14 (2.46%) Web Services
11 13 (2.28%) .NET Framework
12 12 (2.11%) REST
13 11 (1.93%) XSLT
14 10 (1.76%) SOAP
14 10 (1.76%) FpML
14 10 (1.76%) LINQ
15 9 (1.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 238 (41.83%) Derivative
2 143 (25.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 138 (24.25%) Fixed Income
4 69 (12.13%) Equity Derivative
5 61 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.22%) Market Risk
7 20 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 20 (3.51%) Reference Data
8 18 (3.16%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.81%) Credit Derivative
10 15 (2.64%) Credit Risk
11 14 (2.46%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.46%) Computer Science
12 12 (2.11%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.76%) Contract for Difference
13 10 (1.76%) SWIFT
14 9 (1.58%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.23%) Tandem
15 7 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.05%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 135 (23.73%) UNIX
2 69 (12.13%) Linux
3 38 (6.68%) Windows
4 6 (1.05%) Solaris
5 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (18.80%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (11.78%) Multithreading
3 61 (10.72%) Risk Management
4 59 (10.37%) Business Analysis
5 56 (9.84%) Project Management
6 55 (9.67%) Low Latency
7 47 (8.26%) Asset Management
8 41 (7.21%) Data Analysis
9 34 (5.98%) OO
9 34 (5.98%) TDD
10 32 (5.62%) Algorithmic Trading
11 31 (5.45%) Migration
12 28 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (4.75%) Data Modelling
14 26 (4.57%) Analytics
15 25 (4.39%) Electronic Trading
16 22 (3.87%) Change Management
17 21 (3.69%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (3.34%) Investment Management
18 19 (3.34%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 197 (34.62%) SQL
2 147 (25.83%) Java
3 86 (15.11%) C#
4 75 (13.18%) C++
5 54 (9.49%) Perl
6 51 (8.96%) VBA
7 43 (7.56%) Python
8 24 (4.22%) JavaScript
9 23 (4.04%) Shell Script
10 19 (3.34%) PL/SQL
11 13 (2.28%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.11%) Scala
13 8 (1.41%) VB
14 7 (1.23%) Korn
14 7 (1.23%) VBScript
15 5 (0.88%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.88%) C
16 3 (0.53%) R
16 3 (0.53%) C-shell
16 3 (0.53%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (5.98%) Degree
2 3 (0.53%) ISEB
3 2 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) CFA
4 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.18%) GCIA
4 1 (0.18%) GIAC
4 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.18%) CIMA
4 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.18%) PhD
4 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.18%) CISSP
4 1 (0.18%) CNA
4 1 (0.18%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.39%) QA
2 14 (2.46%) EMIR
3 11 (1.93%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.23%) Basel III
5 4 (0.70%) FATCA
6 2 (0.35%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.35%) Basel II
6 2 (0.35%) MiFID
6 2 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.70%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) XenApp
3 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.28%) Control-M
2 6 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.88%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.53%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (13.88%) Oracle
2 60 (10.54%) Sybase
3 36 (6.33%) Fidessa
4 20 (3.51%) thinkFolio
5 18 (3.16%) Bloomberg
6 17 (2.99%) Microsoft
7 15 (2.64%) TIBCO
7 15 (2.64%) Informatica
8 11 (1.93%) Charles River
9 9 (1.58%) Murex
10 8 (1.41%) Tableau
11 7 (1.23%) Reuters
11 7 (1.23%) Calypso
12 6 (1.05%) SmartStream
12 6 (1.05%) Greenplum
12 6 (1.05%) Typemock
13 5 (0.88%) GoldenSource
13 5 (0.88%) MKS
13 5 (0.88%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.88%) IBM
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