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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 402 297 286
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -11
Contract jobs citing Equities 233 359 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.47% 0.73% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 2.25% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 265 278
Median daily rate £588 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
16269 15926 15600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.02% 32.35% 32.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 10656 9864 9740
Median daily rate £430 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 640 698
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £11.86 £11.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -76 229 £600 +9.09% 73
South East - 2 £500 - 1
East of England - 1 £600 -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 292 (50.00%) Banking
2 288 (49.32%) Finance
3 236 (40.41%) Front Office
4 225 (38.53%) Fixed Income
5 219 (37.50%) Investment Banking
6 191 (32.71%) SQL
7 179 (30.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 166 (28.42%) Derivative
9 163 (27.91%) Java
10 132 (22.60%) Unix
11 123 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
12 102 (17.47%) C#
13 91 (15.58%) Linux
14 83 (14.21%) FIX Protocol
15 76 (13.01%) Multithreading
15 76 (13.01%) Electronic Trading
16 70 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
17 67 (11.47%) Low Latency
18 63 (10.79%) Oracle
19 62 (10.62%) Project Management
19 62 (10.62%) Asset Management
20 59 (10.10%) Perl
20 59 (10.10%) Windows
21 55 (9.42%) Financial Institution
22 54 (9.25%) SQL Server
23 53 (9.08%) Sybase
24 52 (8.90%) Risk Management
25 51 (8.73%) Business Analysis
25 51 (8.73%) Analytics
26 46 (7.88%) JavaScript

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 15 (2.57%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.54%) MQSeries
3 8 (1.37%) Confluence
4 7 (1.20%) WebSphere
5 5 (0.86%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.86%) IIS
5 5 (0.86%) Mule
5 5 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.86%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.34%) JBoss
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
7 1 (0.17%) GemFire
7 1 (0.17%) Node.js
Applications
1 31 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (2.57%) MS Project
4 6 (1.03%) MS Office
4 6 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.17%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (1.54%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.03%) Front Arena
3 5 (0.86%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.68%) thinkFolio
5 3 (0.51%) Eikon
5 3 (0.51%) Global One
6 2 (0.34%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
7 1 (0.17%) Minerva
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
7 1 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
7 1 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.51%) Trello
2 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.54%) Firewall
3 6 (1.03%) Intranet
4 5 (0.86%) Multicast
4 5 (0.86%) Network Security
5 4 (0.68%) Internet
5 4 (0.68%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.68%) VPN
6 3 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.51%) LAN
6 3 (0.51%) NGN
6 3 (0.51%) WAN
7 2 (0.34%) BGP
7 2 (0.34%) DWDM
7 2 (0.34%) HTTP
7 2 (0.34%) MPLS
7 2 (0.34%) Packet Switching
7 2 (0.34%) SAN
7 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.74%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.88%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.37%) KDB
9 7 (1.20%) Big Data
9 7 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.03%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.86%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.86%) DB2
11 5 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (0.68%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (0.68%) Data Mart
12 4 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 32 (5.48%) JIRA
2 15 (2.57%) Maven
3 12 (2.05%) JUnit
4 11 (1.88%) Selenium
4 11 (1.88%) Subversion
5 9 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.20%) ClearCase
6 7 (1.20%) ClearQuest
6 7 (1.20%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.03%) JMeter
7 6 (1.03%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.86%) Bower
8 5 (0.86%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.86%) EasyMock
8 5 (0.86%) Grunt
8 5 (0.86%) Mockito
9 4 (0.68%) Log4j
10 3 (0.51%) TestDirector
General
1 292 (50.00%) Banking
2 288 (49.32%) Finance
3 236 (40.41%) Front Office
4 219 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 55 (9.42%) Financial Institution
6 44 (7.53%) Retail
7 33 (5.65%) Back Office
8 10 (1.71%) Legal
9 6 (1.03%) Marketing
10 4 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 237 (40.58%) Developer
2 211 (36.13%) Analyst
3 104 (17.81%) Business Analyst
4 90 (15.41%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.22%) Front Office Developer
6 46 (7.88%) Project Manager
7 42 (7.19%) Senior Developer
8 37 (6.34%) Support Analyst
9 33 (5.65%) Applications Support
10 32 (5.48%) C# Developer
11 29 (4.97%) IT Analyst
12 27 (4.62%) Business IT Analyst
12 27 (4.62%) IT Business Analyst
13 24 (4.11%) Banking Analyst
13 24 (4.11%) SQL Developer
14 23 (3.94%) C++ Developer
15 22 (3.77%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 21 (3.60%) Risk Analyst
17 20 (3.42%) Test Analyst
18 19 (3.25%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (14.21%) FIX Protocol
2 42 (7.19%) HTML
3 40 (6.85%) .NET
4 34 (5.82%) XML
5 27 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.11%) J2EE
7 21 (3.60%) WPF
8 20 (3.42%) Spring
9 19 (3.25%) HTML5
10 17 (2.91%) JMS
11 15 (2.57%) FpML
11 15 (2.57%) Hibernate
11 15 (2.57%) Middleware
12 11 (1.88%) CSS
13 10 (1.71%) JSON
13 10 (1.71%) WebSphere MQ
14 9 (1.54%) ASP.NET
14 9 (1.54%) JAXB
14 9 (1.54%) JSP
14 9 (1.54%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 225 (38.53%) Fixed Income
2 179 (30.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 166 (28.42%) Derivative
4 70 (11.99%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.34%) Equity Derivative
6 22 (3.77%) Hedge funds
7 21 (3.60%) Data Structures
7 21 (3.60%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.91%) Fintech
8 17 (2.91%) Market Risk
9 16 (2.74%) Data Centre
10 15 (2.57%) Computer Science
11 14 (2.40%) Credit Risk
12 12 (2.05%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.05%) OTC Derivatives
13 11 (1.88%) Reference Data
13 11 (1.88%) SWIFT
14 10 (1.71%) User Experience
15 9 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (1.54%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 132 (22.60%) Unix
2 91 (15.58%) Linux
3 59 (10.10%) Windows
4 16 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.05%) Solaris
6 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.51%) AIX
7 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (21.06%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (13.01%) Electronic Trading
2 76 (13.01%) Multithreading
3 67 (11.47%) Low Latency
4 62 (10.62%) Asset Management
4 62 (10.62%) Project Management
5 52 (8.90%) Risk Management
6 51 (8.73%) Analytics
6 51 (8.73%) Business Analysis
7 44 (7.53%) SDLC
8 43 (7.36%) Algorithmic Trading
9 39 (6.68%) Migration
10 37 (6.34%) Data Analysis
11 34 (5.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 32 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
13 31 (5.31%) TDD
14 28 (4.79%) Data Modelling
15 26 (4.45%) Investment Management
16 25 (4.28%) Market Making
17 23 (3.94%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 191 (32.71%) SQL
2 163 (27.91%) Java
3 102 (17.47%) C#
4 59 (10.10%) Perl
5 46 (7.88%) JavaScript
6 44 (7.53%) Shell Script
7 36 (6.16%) Python
8 35 (5.99%) C++
9 29 (4.97%) Scala
10 19 (3.25%) VB
11 18 (3.08%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.91%) VBA
13 16 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 14 (2.40%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.40%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.05%) Tcl
16 8 (1.37%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.20%) C
18 6 (1.03%) PHP
19 5 (0.86%) R
Qualifications
1 41 (7.02%) Degree
2 11 (1.88%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.03%) ISEB
5 5 (0.86%) CISM
5 5 (0.86%) CISSP
5 5 (0.86%) PMP
6 3 (0.51%) APMP
6 3 (0.51%) CCA
6 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.51%) CNA
6 3 (0.51%) GCIA
6 3 (0.51%) GCIH
6 3 (0.51%) GIAC
6 3 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.51%) Novell Certification
6 3 (0.51%) SANS
7 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (7.88%) QA
2 28 (4.79%) MiFID
3 9 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.54%) EMIR
4 7 (1.20%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) Basel III
6 2 (0.34%) FATCA
6 2 (0.34%) SLA
7 1 (0.17%) COREP
7 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.17%) SAS 70
System Software
1 4 (0.68%) Docker
2 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.51%) XenApp
3 2 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (1.88%) Control-M
2 10 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (0.86%) Nagios
4 4 (0.68%) Puppet
5 3 (0.51%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.34%) Ansible
6 2 (0.34%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.34%) Kibana
6 2 (0.34%) logstash
6 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.17%) Foglight
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 63 (10.79%) Oracle
2 53 (9.08%) Sybase
3 44 (7.53%) Fidessa
4 27 (4.62%) Microsoft
5 22 (3.77%) Bloomberg
6 14 (2.40%) Reuters
7 12 (2.05%) Informatica
7 12 (2.05%) Murex
8 11 (1.88%) Charles River
9 10 (1.71%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.54%) DataSynapse
11 7 (1.20%) Citrix
11 7 (1.20%) HP
11 7 (1.20%) ServiceNow
12 6 (1.03%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.03%) Splunk
12 6 (1.03%) Trayport
12 6 (1.03%) VMware
13 5 (0.86%) SimCorp
13 5 (0.86%) Solace
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Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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