The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 333 230 236
Rank change year-on-year
-103 +6
Contract jobs citing Equities 266 394 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.54% 0.85% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 3.16% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 295 341
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
Equities
UK

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -47 264 £550 - 89
West Midlands -19 2 £450 -
East of England - - - - 2
South East - - - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 280 (45.02%) Banking
2 245 (39.39%) Front Office
3 239 (38.42%) Finance
4 230 (36.98%) Derivative
5 205 (32.96%) Investment Banking
6 189 (30.39%) SQL
7 185 (29.74%) Fixed Income
8 147 (23.63%) UNIX
9 142 (22.83%) Java
10 132 (21.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 92 (14.79%) C#
12 82 (13.18%) Oracle
13 73 (11.74%) Project Management
14 66 (10.61%) Windows
15 65 (10.45%) Electronic Trading
15 65 (10.45%) Low Latency
16 64 (10.29%) Perl
17 63 (10.13%) C++
17 63 (10.13%) Sybase
18 60 (9.65%) Python
19 59 (9.49%) Back Office
20 58 (9.32%) Fidessa
21 57 (9.16%) Business Analysis
22 56 (9.00%) Risk Management
23 55 (8.84%) Equity Derivative
24 54 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
25 53 (8.52%) SQL Server
26 51 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
27 50 (8.04%) OO
28 48 (7.72%) Linux

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 9 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.13%) Confluence
3 3 (0.48%) Apache
3 3 (0.48%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.32%) GemFire
4 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.16%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) Zope
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.16%) Node.js
5 1 (0.16%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (4.82%) MS Office
2 28 (4.50%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.77%) MS Project
4 10 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 28 (4.50%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.45%) Global One
3 5 (0.80%) Salerio
4 3 (0.48%) RMDS
5 2 (0.32%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.32%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.32%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.16%) Minerva
6 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.16%) Loanet
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.38%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.77%) Intranet
3 10 (1.61%) Firewall
4 8 (1.29%) Multicast
5 7 (1.13%) VPN
6 5 (0.80%) SSH
7 3 (0.48%) LAN
7 3 (0.48%) WAN
8 2 (0.32%) LDAP
8 2 (0.32%) DNS
8 2 (0.32%) HTTP
8 2 (0.32%) Internet
9 1 (0.16%) BGP
9 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.18%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.73%) Oracle Database
5 15 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.45%) DTS
7 9 (1.45%) MS Access
7 9 (1.45%) KDB
8 8 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.13%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.64%) MySQL
11 2 (0.32%) Big Data
11 2 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.16%) OLTP
12 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.16%) DB2
12 1 (0.16%) QlikView
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 21 (3.38%) Subversion
2 19 (3.05%) JIRA
3 7 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.80%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 4 (0.64%) Eclipse
6 4 (0.64%) WinRunner
7 3 (0.48%) JUnit
8 2 (0.32%) Grunt
8 2 (0.32%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.32%) Maven
8 2 (0.32%) Ant
8 2 (0.32%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.32%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.16%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.16%) Log4j
9 1 (0.16%) NUnit
General
1 280 (45.02%) Banking
2 245 (39.39%) Front Office
3 239 (38.42%) Finance
4 205 (32.96%) Investment Banking
5 59 (9.49%) Back Office
6 36 (5.79%) Financial Institution
7 23 (3.70%) Retail
8 19 (3.05%) Legal
9 6 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.64%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.48%) International Banking
12 2 (0.32%) Billing
12 2 (0.32%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 232 (37.30%) Analyst
2 209 (33.60%) Developer
3 152 (24.44%) Business Analyst
4 58 (9.32%) Java Developer
5 48 (7.72%) Project Manager
6 29 (4.66%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.34%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.02%) Fidessa Developer
9 22 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (3.54%) Consultant
10 20 (3.22%) Test Manager
11 17 (2.73%) Python Developer
12 14 (2.25%) Credit Risk Analyst
12 14 (2.25%) Data Analyst
12 14 (2.25%) Test Analyst
12 14 (2.25%) Senior Business Analyst
13 13 (2.09%) Senior Developer
14 11 (1.77%) SQL Developer
14 11 (1.77%) Applications Support
15 10 (1.61%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (8.20%) FIX Protocol
2 29 (4.66%) .NET
3 23 (3.70%) XML
4 22 (3.54%) WPF
5 17 (2.73%) Middleware
6 16 (2.57%) HTML
7 15 (2.41%) WinForms
8 13 (2.09%) CSS
9 12 (1.93%) Spring
10 11 (1.77%) Rendezvous
10 11 (1.77%) HTML5
10 11 (1.77%) WCF
11 7 (1.13%) ASP.NET
11 7 (1.13%) Hibernate
11 7 (1.13%) Ext JS
12 5 (0.80%) Web Services
13 4 (0.64%) AngularJS
13 4 (0.64%) jQuery
13 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (0.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 230 (36.98%) Derivative
2 185 (29.74%) Fixed Income
3 132 (21.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 55 (8.84%) Equity Derivative
5 43 (6.91%) Computer Science
6 38 (6.11%) Credit Risk
7 21 (3.38%) Management Information System
8 20 (3.22%) Market Risk
8 20 (3.22%) Reference Data
9 15 (2.41%) Hedge funds
10 14 (2.25%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (1.29%) Tandem
12 7 (1.13%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.96%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.96%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.80%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.80%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.64%) Grid Computing
16 3 (0.48%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 147 (23.63%) UNIX
2 66 (10.61%) Windows
3 48 (7.72%) Linux
4 17 (2.73%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.09%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.96%) Solaris
7 3 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.32%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.32%) Android
8 2 (0.32%) SUSE
8 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (11.74%) Project Management
2 65 (10.45%) Electronic Trading
2 65 (10.45%) Low Latency
3 57 (9.16%) Business Analysis
4 56 (9.00%) Risk Management
5 54 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (8.04%) OO
7 44 (7.07%) Asset Management
8 42 (6.75%) Data Analysis
9 40 (6.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 39 (6.27%) TDD
11 38 (6.11%) Migration
12 33 (5.31%) Investment Management
13 31 (4.98%) Unit Testing
13 31 (4.98%) Multithreading
14 30 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 28 (4.50%) Scrum
15 28 (4.50%) Software Engineering
16 27 (4.34%) Algorithmic Trading
17 25 (4.02%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 189 (30.39%) SQL
2 142 (22.83%) Java
3 92 (14.79%) C#
4 64 (10.29%) Perl
5 63 (10.13%) C++
6 60 (9.65%) Python
7 33 (5.31%) VBA
8 24 (3.86%) Tcl
9 23 (3.70%) C
10 21 (3.38%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.89%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.57%) Scala
12 16 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 13 (2.09%) AWK
13 13 (2.09%) C-shell
14 11 (1.77%) VB
15 7 (1.13%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.96%) Ruby
16 6 (0.96%) VBScript
17 5 (0.80%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (4.98%) Degree
2 7 (1.13%) ISEB
3 6 (0.96%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.80%) CIMA
5 4 (0.64%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.48%) PhD
7 2 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 2 (0.32%) HNC
7 2 (0.32%) HND
8 1 (0.16%) PMP
8 1 (0.16%) CISSP
8 1 (0.16%) CNA
8 1 (0.16%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) GIAC
8 1 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.16%) MBA
8 1 (0.16%) ACCA
8 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.63%) EMIR
2 30 (4.82%) QA
3 29 (4.66%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.77%) Basel III
5 7 (1.13%) FATCA
6 5 (0.80%) CRD IV
7 3 (0.48%) SLA
7 3 (0.48%) Basel II
8 2 (0.32%) MiFID
9 1 (0.16%) GAAP
9 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (2.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) NFS
3 2 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 11 (1.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.80%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.48%) Puppet
4 2 (0.32%) BMC Marimba
4 2 (0.32%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (13.18%) Oracle
2 63 (10.13%) Sybase
3 58 (9.32%) Fidessa
4 33 (5.31%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.34%) Bloomberg
6 21 (3.38%) Reuters
7 16 (2.57%) TIBCO
8 11 (1.77%) Charles River
9 8 (1.29%) Sencha
10 7 (1.13%) SunGard
10 7 (1.13%) Perforce
10 7 (1.13%) thinkFolio
11 6 (0.96%) 29West
11 6 (0.96%) Fiserv
11 6 (0.96%) Tradeweb
11 6 (0.96%) ION Trading
11 6 (0.96%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.80%) Thunderhead
13 4 (0.64%) Syncfusion
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