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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 291 318 296
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -22
Contract jobs citing Equities 340 305 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.72% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 2.05% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 236 231
Average daily rate £575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £475
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average 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
15327 14891 14927
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.48% 31.62% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9364 9160
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 641 629
Average hourly rate £21.40 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £11.50 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 334 £575 +4.54% 112
West Midlands - 3 £375 -
South East +17 2 £425 -19.04%
South West +5 1 £425 +1.79% 1
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 401 (52.49%) Banking
2 378 (49.48%) Finance
3 319 (41.75%) Investment Banking
4 283 (37.04%) Front Office
5 258 (33.77%) Java
5 258 (33.77%) Derivative
6 243 (31.81%) SQL
7 235 (30.76%) Fixed Income
8 230 (30.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 159 (20.81%) Unix
10 151 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
11 108 (14.14%) C#
12 106 (13.87%) Linux
13 104 (13.61%) Multithreading
14 98 (12.83%) Business Analysis
15 95 (12.43%) FIX Protocol
16 93 (12.17%) Low Latency
17 85 (11.13%) Analytics
18 81 (10.60%) Oracle
19 79 (10.34%) JavaScript
20 78 (10.21%) Risk Management
21 77 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
22 76 (9.95%) Sybase
23 74 (9.69%) Windows
24 71 (9.29%) Equity Derivative
25 70 (9.16%) Electronic Trading
25 70 (9.16%) SQL Server
25 70 (9.16%) SDLC
26 66 (8.64%) Algorithmic Trading
26 66 (8.64%) Degree

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 19 (2.49%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.57%) Apache
3 11 (1.44%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 7 (0.92%) WebLogic
6 6 (0.79%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.79%) Node.js
7 5 (0.65%) MQSeries
7 5 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.52%) Mule
8 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.39%) IIS
9 3 (0.39%) JBoss
10 2 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.26%) GemFire
11 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.70%) MS Project
3 11 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.92%) MS Office
5 6 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.09%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.83%) Front Arena
3 11 (1.44%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (1.05%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.65%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.39%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 3 (0.39%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.26%) Eikon
7 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.26%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.26%) Minerva
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.26%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.13%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.96%) Multicast
3 14 (1.83%) Internet
4 5 (0.65%) Firewall
4 5 (0.65%) VPN
5 2 (0.26%) DWDM
5 2 (0.26%) LAN
5 2 (0.26%) MPLS
5 2 (0.26%) Network Security
5 2 (0.26%) NGN
5 2 (0.26%) Packet Switching
5 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.26%) Unicast
5 2 (0.26%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.26%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) Intranet
6 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.24%) MongoDB
3 36 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.70%) KDB
6 12 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (1.44%) Hazelcast
7 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database
7 11 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 10 (1.31%) Big Data
8 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.18%) DB2
9 9 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 9 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.79%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.79%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (4.58%) JIRA
2 25 (3.27%) Maven
3 19 (2.49%) Subversion
4 10 (1.31%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.31%) JUnit
5 9 (1.18%) Selenium
6 8 (1.05%) ClearCase
6 8 (1.05%) ClearQuest
6 8 (1.05%) HP UFT
6 8 (1.05%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.92%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.92%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.52%) EasyMock
9 4 (0.52%) Mockito
9 4 (0.52%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.39%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.39%) FitNesse
10 3 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 401 (52.49%) Banking
2 378 (49.48%) Finance
3 319 (41.75%) Investment Banking
4 283 (37.04%) Front Office
5 44 (5.76%) Back Office
6 38 (4.97%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.36%) Retail
8 12 (1.57%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.79%) General Ledger
9 6 (0.79%) Wholesale Banking
10 5 (0.65%) Legal
10 5 (0.65%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.13%) Marketing
12 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 343 (44.90%) Developer
2 276 (36.13%) Analyst
3 182 (23.82%) Java Developer
4 180 (23.56%) Business Analyst
5 53 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 51 (6.68%) IT Analyst
7 50 (6.54%) Business IT Analyst
7 50 (6.54%) IT Business Analyst
8 44 (5.76%) Banking Analyst
8 44 (5.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 44 (5.76%) Support Analyst
9 41 (5.37%) Applications Support
9 41 (5.37%) Front Office Developer
9 41 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 40 (5.24%) Risk Analyst
11 39 (5.10%) C# Developer
12 38 (4.97%) Risk Business Analyst
13 35 (4.58%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 26 (3.40%) Derivatives Business Analyst
14 26 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (12.43%) FIX Protocol
2 65 (8.51%) HTML
3 50 (6.54%) XML
4 47 (6.15%) AngularJS
5 36 (4.71%) J2EE
6 35 (4.58%) Spring
7 34 (4.45%) .NET
8 32 (4.19%) JMS
9 24 (3.14%) FpML
10 23 (3.01%) Hibernate
11 21 (2.75%) HTML5
11 21 (2.75%) Middleware
12 18 (2.36%) REST
13 17 (2.23%) WPF
14 15 (1.96%) JSON
15 14 (1.83%) J2SE
16 13 (1.70%) Ext JS
17 12 (1.57%) Akka
17 12 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (1.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 258 (33.77%) Derivative
2 235 (30.76%) Fixed Income
3 230 (30.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 77 (10.08%) Analytical Skills
5 71 (9.29%) Equity Derivative
6 54 (7.07%) Fintech
7 40 (5.24%) Market Risk
8 37 (4.84%) Data Structures
8 37 (4.84%) Hedge funds
9 27 (3.53%) Computer Science
10 22 (2.88%) Management Information System
10 22 (2.88%) Reference Data
11 16 (2.09%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.70%) Equity Risk
13 10 (1.31%) Credit Derivative
13 10 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (1.31%) Grid Computing
13 10 (1.31%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.18%) Credit Risk
15 8 (1.05%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 159 (20.81%) Unix
2 106 (13.87%) Linux
3 74 (9.69%) Windows
4 11 (1.44%) Solaris
5 10 (1.31%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.52%) AIX
7 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.26%) SUSE
8 2 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (19.76%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (13.61%) Multithreading
3 98 (12.83%) Business Analysis
4 93 (12.17%) Low Latency
5 85 (11.13%) Analytics
6 78 (10.21%) Risk Management
7 70 (9.16%) Electronic Trading
7 70 (9.16%) SDLC
8 66 (8.64%) Algorithmic Trading
9 58 (7.59%) Project Management
10 52 (6.81%) Data Management
11 50 (6.54%) User Acceptance Testing
12 46 (6.02%) Performance Tuning
13 42 (5.50%) Asset Management
14 40 (5.24%) Migration
15 38 (4.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (4.84%) Regression Testing
17 35 (4.58%) Mentoring
17 35 (4.58%) TDD
18 34 (4.45%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 258 (33.77%) Java
2 243 (31.81%) SQL
3 108 (14.14%) C#
4 79 (10.34%) JavaScript
5 63 (8.25%) Perl
6 59 (7.72%) Python
7 40 (5.24%) Scala
8 39 (5.10%) Shell Script
9 36 (4.71%) C++
10 27 (3.53%) Bash Shell
11 21 (2.75%) VBA
12 16 (2.09%) Tcl
13 15 (1.96%) C
14 14 (1.83%) T-SQL
15 13 (1.70%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.18%) R
17 6 (0.79%) VB
18 5 (0.65%) Korn
18 5 (0.65%) MATLAB
18 5 (0.65%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (8.64%) Degree
2 10 (1.31%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (0.65%) PhD
5 4 (0.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) ACCA
6 2 (0.26%) CFA
6 2 (0.26%) CIMA
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.26%) MBA
6 2 (0.26%) PMP
7 1 (0.13%) CCIE
7 1 (0.13%) CCNP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (8.12%) QA
2 39 (5.10%) MiFID
3 23 (3.01%) EMIR
4 18 (2.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.65%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.52%) Basel III
7 3 (0.39%) CRD IV
8 2 (0.26%) COREP
8 2 (0.26%) FATCA
8 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.13%) Basel II
9 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.39%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.26%) NFS
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.05%) Control-M
3 4 (0.52%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.52%) Nagios
3 4 (0.52%) Puppet
4 2 (0.26%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.26%) Kibana
4 2 (0.26%) logstash
4 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 81 (10.60%) Oracle
2 76 (9.95%) Sybase
3 58 (7.59%) Fidessa
4 18 (2.36%) Microsoft
5 17 (2.23%) Bloomberg
5 17 (2.23%) Reuters
6 14 (1.83%) Murex
7 13 (1.70%) DataSynapse
7 13 (1.70%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.57%) SimCorp
9 10 (1.31%) Informatica
10 9 (1.18%) Remedy
11 8 (1.05%) HP
11 8 (1.05%) IBM
12 7 (0.92%) Charles River
13 6 (0.79%) ION Trading
14 5 (0.65%) FactSet
14 5 (0.65%) ServiceNow
14 5 (0.65%) Solace
14 5 (0.65%) SunGard
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + on call allowance
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Aston Carter
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Posted: 3 days ago
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TEKsystems
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Hays Finance Technology
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £500 - £650 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
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Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per annum
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