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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 287 254 342
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +88
Contract jobs citing Equities 351 459 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.76% 0.90% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.34% 2.70% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 352 239
Median daily rate £535 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £500 £415
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Equities
UK

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
15027 16985 16611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.59% 33.46% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9781 10836 10688
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 726 701
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the England region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -48 347 £535 -6.95% 42
North West - 4 £575 -
South West - 2 £575 - 1
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 England region with a requirement for Equities.

1 360 (59.50%) Finance
2 258 (42.64%) Banking
3 250 (41.32%) Fixed Income
4 225 (37.19%) Front Office
5 190 (31.40%) Derivative
6 177 (29.26%) Investment Banking
7 175 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
8 164 (27.11%) SQL
9 158 (26.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 147 (24.30%) Java
11 130 (21.49%) Asset Management
12 107 (17.69%) Unix
13 102 (16.86%) Financial Institution
14 98 (16.20%) Linux
14 98 (16.20%) Business Analysis
15 91 (15.04%) Retail
16 86 (14.21%) Project Management
17 85 (14.05%) MiFID
18 76 (12.56%) C#
19 68 (11.24%) Risk Management
20 66 (10.91%) Back Office
21 64 (10.58%) SQL Server
21 64 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
21 64 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
22 62 (10.25%) Oracle
23 61 (10.08%) Multithreading
24 54 (8.93%) Scrum
25 53 (8.76%) Data Management
26 52 (8.60%) .NET
26 52 (8.60%) Microsoft

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 22 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.81%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.49%) Confluence
4 9 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.66%) Apache Pig
5 4 (0.66%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.50%) Apache
6 3 (0.50%) MS Exchange
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.50%) SAS
6 3 (0.50%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.33%) CMS
7 2 (0.33%) IIS
7 2 (0.33%) Jetty
7 2 (0.33%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.48%) MS Visio
4 12 (1.98%) MS Office
5 10 (1.65%) MS Project
6 6 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.33%) InVision
7 2 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.65%) SimCorp Dimension
2 9 (1.49%) Sonata
3 8 (1.32%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.99%) Minerva
5 5 (0.83%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.66%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.33%) Global One
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.33%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.33%) SunGard APT
7 2 (0.33%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.17%) RMDS
8 1 (0.17%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.50%) Office 365
4 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.82%) Intranet
2 9 (1.49%) Network Security
2 9 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.16%) Firewall
3 7 (1.16%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (0.99%) DSL
5 5 (0.83%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.83%) VPN
6 3 (0.50%) FTP
6 3 (0.50%) Internet
6 3 (0.50%) ISDN
6 3 (0.50%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.50%) Skype
7 2 (0.33%) DNS
7 2 (0.33%) DWDM
7 2 (0.33%) HTTP
7 2 (0.33%) LAN
7 2 (0.33%) MPLS
7 2 (0.33%) WAN
7 2 (0.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.79%) Big Data
3 26 (4.30%) Hadoop
4 23 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 23 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (3.31%) KDB
5 20 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 19 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 19 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 18 (2.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (2.64%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.65%) Kdb+
10 10 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
12 7 (1.16%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.16%) Tick Data
13 6 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 44 (7.27%) JIRA
2 34 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (3.97%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.47%) Subversion
5 15 (2.48%) gulp
6 14 (2.31%) Selenium
6 14 (2.31%) TeamCity
7 11 (1.82%) Bower
7 11 (1.82%) Visual Studio
8 10 (1.65%) Mocha
8 10 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 9 (1.49%) Maven
9 9 (1.49%) Sinon.JS
10 8 (1.32%) Grunt
10 8 (1.32%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (1.16%) Protractor
11 7 (1.16%) Toad
12 6 (0.99%) Gradle
General
1 360 (59.50%) Finance
2 258 (42.64%) Banking
3 225 (37.19%) Front Office
4 177 (29.26%) Investment Banking
5 102 (16.86%) Financial Institution
6 91 (15.04%) Retail
7 66 (10.91%) Back Office
8 39 (6.45%) Legal
9 12 (1.98%) Publishing
10 11 (1.82%) Marketing
11 8 (1.32%) Prime Brokerage
12 7 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.50%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.50%) German Language
13 3 (0.50%) Law
13 3 (0.50%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.33%) Games
14 2 (0.33%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.17%) French Language
15 1 (0.17%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 268 (44.30%) Analyst
2 212 (35.04%) Developer
3 160 (26.45%) Business Analyst
4 88 (14.55%) Java Developer
5 44 (7.27%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 37 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 36 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 36 (5.95%) Senior Analyst
8 35 (5.79%) Front Office Developer
9 30 (4.96%) Senior Developer
10 28 (4.63%) Banking Analyst
11 26 (4.30%) Senior Business Analyst
12 23 (3.80%) Analyst Developer
13 22 (3.64%) IT Analyst
14 21 (3.47%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 21 (3.47%) Test Analyst
15 20 (3.31%) C# Developer
15 20 (3.31%) Senior Java Developer
16 19 (3.14%) IT Business Analyst
16 19 (3.14%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (8.60%) .NET
3 46 (7.60%) HTML
4 33 (5.45%) AngularJS
4 33 (5.45%) HTML5
5 30 (4.96%) Middleware
6 29 (4.79%) XML
7 22 (3.64%) CSS
8 18 (2.98%) Spring
9 17 (2.81%) XSLT
10 16 (2.64%) jQuery
11 15 (2.48%) Web Services
11 15 (2.48%) WPF
12 14 (2.31%) FpML
12 14 (2.31%) RESTful
13 13 (2.15%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.15%) JMS
14 12 (1.98%) CSS3
15 11 (1.82%) ASP.NET
15 11 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 250 (41.32%) Fixed Income
2 190 (31.40%) Derivative
3 158 (26.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 64 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (8.43%) Equity Derivative
6 45 (7.44%) Fintech
7 36 (5.95%) Management Information System
8 27 (4.46%) Market Risk
9 25 (4.13%) Mathematics
10 22 (3.64%) Computer Science
11 21 (3.47%) OTC Derivatives
11 21 (3.47%) Reference Data
12 18 (2.98%) Data Centre
13 16 (2.64%) User Experience
14 14 (2.31%) Data Structures
14 14 (2.31%) Virtual Team
15 11 (1.82%) Algorithms
15 11 (1.82%) Credit Risk
15 11 (1.82%) Hedge funds
16 10 (1.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 107 (17.69%) Unix
2 98 (16.20%) Linux
3 49 (8.10%) Windows
4 11 (1.82%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) SUSE
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (21.49%) Asset Management
3 98 (16.20%) Business Analysis
4 86 (14.21%) Project Management
5 68 (11.24%) Risk Management
6 61 (10.08%) Multithreading
7 54 (8.93%) Scrum
8 53 (8.76%) Data Management
9 52 (8.60%) Analytics
10 47 (7.77%) SDLC
11 45 (7.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (7.27%) TDD
13 43 (7.11%) Low Latency
14 40 (6.61%) Electronic Trading
14 40 (6.61%) User Acceptance Testing
15 39 (6.45%) Change Management
15 39 (6.45%) Investment Management
16 38 (6.28%) OO
17 33 (5.45%) Test Scripting
18 30 (4.96%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 164 (27.11%) SQL
2 147 (24.30%) Java
3 76 (12.56%) C#
4 45 (7.44%) C++
5 35 (5.79%) JavaScript
6 30 (4.96%) Perl
7 29 (4.79%) Shell Script
8 24 (3.97%) Python
8 24 (3.97%) Scala
9 20 (3.31%) C
10 14 (2.31%) Haskell
10 14 (2.31%) VBA
11 13 (2.15%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.49%) PL/SQL
13 8 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.32%) R
13 8 (1.32%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.16%) Tcl
15 6 (0.99%) VB
16 5 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (7.60%) Degree
2 19 (3.14%) ISEB
3 16 (2.64%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.32%) CISM
5 8 (1.32%) CISSP
6 7 (1.16%) CNA
6 7 (1.16%) GCIA
6 7 (1.16%) GCIH
6 7 (1.16%) GIAC
6 7 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.16%) Novell Certification
6 7 (1.16%) SANS
7 4 (0.66%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.50%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.33%) APMP
9 2 (0.33%) CCNA
9 2 (0.33%) CCNP
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (14.05%) MiFID
2 47 (7.77%) QA
3 23 (3.80%) EMIR
4 15 (2.48%) Dodd-Frank
5 12 (1.98%) SLA
6 10 (1.65%) COBIT
7 8 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.99%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.66%) Basel III
9 4 (0.66%) GAAP
9 4 (0.66%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.50%) FATCA
11 2 (0.33%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.17%) Basel II
12 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.49%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.49%) Docker
2 3 (0.50%) HDFS
3 2 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 24 (3.97%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (1.16%) Ansible
3 7 (1.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.16%) Puppet
4 4 (0.66%) Control-M
4 4 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.33%) Nagios
6 2 (0.33%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.17%) Kibana
7 1 (0.17%) logstash
7 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 62 (10.25%) Oracle
2 52 (8.60%) Microsoft
3 47 (7.77%) Sybase
4 45 (7.44%) Fidessa
5 26 (4.30%) Bloomberg
6 12 (1.98%) MicroStrategy
6 12 (1.98%) Reuters
6 12 (1.98%) Tableau
7 10 (1.65%) Informatica
7 10 (1.65%) Serena
7 10 (1.65%) SimCorp
8 7 (1.16%) Charles River
8 7 (1.16%) Sun
9 6 (0.99%) GoldenSource
10 5 (0.83%) IBM
10 5 (0.83%) Murex
11 4 (0.66%) HP
11 4 (0.66%) Solace
11 4 (0.66%) StatPro
11 4 (0.66%) TIBCO
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