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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 264 277 285
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +8
Contract jobs citing Equities 353 308 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.42% 2.12% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 231 206
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
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
14586 14503 12911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.58% 31.45% 31.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9093 8989 7897
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 590 721
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.68 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+4.63% -11.60%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +10 349 £550 - 95
South East - 2 £525 - 7
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 287 (43.75%) Finance
2 266 (40.55%) Derivative
3 265 (40.40%) Front Office
4 256 (39.02%) Banking
5 215 (32.77%) SQL
6 184 (28.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 176 (26.83%) Java
8 170 (25.91%) Fixed Income
9 153 (23.32%) Investment Banking
10 140 (21.34%) UNIX
11 116 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
12 94 (14.33%) C++
13 93 (14.18%) C#
14 81 (12.35%) Oracle
15 79 (12.04%) FIX Protocol
15 79 (12.04%) Multithreading
16 78 (11.89%) Equity Derivative
17 71 (10.82%) Low Latency
18 70 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
18 70 (10.67%) Linux
19 66 (10.06%) SQL Server
20 64 (9.76%) Risk Management
21 63 (9.60%) Business Analysis
22 62 (9.45%) Asset Management
23 61 (9.30%) Project Management
24 59 (8.99%) Perl
25 57 (8.69%) VBA
26 55 (8.38%) Sybase
27 54 (8.23%) .NET
28 53 (8.08%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 12 (1.83%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.37%) WebLogic
3 7 (1.07%) TIBCO EMS
4 6 (0.91%) Tomcat
5 5 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (0.61%) Node.js
6 4 (0.61%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
7 3 (0.46%) Apache
8 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.15%) Confluence
9 1 (0.15%) Liferay
9 1 (0.15%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 30 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.29%) MS Office
3 11 (1.68%) MS Project
4 9 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (4.88%) Markit EDM
2 22 (3.35%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.83%) LatentZero
4 10 (1.52%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.76%) Summit
6 3 (0.46%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.46%) Global One
7 2 (0.30%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.15%) Salerio
8 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.15%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.15%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.37%) Firewall
2 4 (0.61%) HTTP
3 3 (0.46%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.46%) FTP
4 2 (0.30%) VPN
4 2 (0.30%) Intranet
4 2 (0.30%) Internet
4 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
5 1 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.15%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.57%) KDB
3 27 (4.12%) Relational Database
4 24 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (2.74%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.68%) Hadoop
9 10 (1.52%) Big Data
10 8 (1.22%) MS Access
11 7 (1.07%) QlikView
11 7 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (1.07%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.07%) DB2
12 6 (0.91%) BusinessObjects XI
13 5 (0.76%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.76%) HBase
13 5 (0.76%) DB2 UDB
13 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (0.76%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 23 (3.51%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.59%) Subversion
3 16 (2.44%) Maven
4 15 (2.29%) JIRA
5 13 (1.98%) NUnit
6 9 (1.37%) Selenium
7 8 (1.22%) Cucumber
8 7 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
9 6 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
9 6 (0.91%) Moq
10 5 (0.76%) VisiBroker
10 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 5 (0.76%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.76%) Eclipse
10 5 (0.76%) JUnit
11 4 (0.61%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.61%) Hudson
12 3 (0.46%) WebDriver
12 3 (0.46%) Git (software)
13 2 (0.30%) ProC
General
1 287 (43.75%) Finance
2 265 (40.40%) Front Office
3 256 (39.02%) Banking
4 153 (23.32%) Investment Banking
5 53 (8.08%) Back Office
6 30 (4.57%) Financial Institution
7 19 (2.90%) Retail
8 10 (1.52%) Legal
9 4 (0.61%) French Language
10 3 (0.46%) Marketing
10 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.30%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Billing
11 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.15%) International Banking
12 1 (0.15%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 295 (44.97%) Developer
2 240 (36.59%) Analyst
3 133 (20.27%) Business Analyst
4 109 (16.62%) Java Developer
5 58 (8.84%) Support Analyst
6 46 (7.01%) C++ Developer
6 46 (7.01%) Applications Support
7 40 (6.10%) C# Developer
8 31 (4.73%) Senior Developer
9 29 (4.42%) Project Manager
10 28 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (2.74%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (2.74%) Banking Business Analyst
12 16 (2.44%) VBA Developer
13 15 (2.29%) FIX Analyst
14 14 (2.13%) Front Office Developer
15 13 (1.98%) Excel Developer
15 13 (1.98%) .NET Developer
16 11 (1.68%) Python Developer
16 11 (1.68%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (12.04%) FIX Protocol
2 54 (8.23%) .NET
3 39 (5.95%) XML
4 33 (5.03%) HTML
4 33 (5.03%) WPF
5 29 (4.42%) Spring
6 24 (3.66%) Middleware
7 21 (3.20%) JMS
8 19 (2.90%) WCF
9 17 (2.59%) HTML5
9 17 (2.59%) Hibernate
10 16 (2.44%) WinForms
11 14 (2.13%) Web Services
11 14 (2.13%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.13%) Spring Integration
12 12 (1.83%) CSS
12 12 (1.83%) REST
13 11 (1.68%) LINQ
13 11 (1.68%) ASP.NET
13 11 (1.68%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 266 (40.55%) Derivative
2 184 (28.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 170 (25.91%) Fixed Income
4 78 (11.89%) Equity Derivative
5 70 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.35%) Market Risk
6 22 (3.35%) Reference Data
7 21 (3.20%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.74%) Computer Science
9 17 (2.59%) Mathematics
10 16 (2.44%) Hedge funds
10 16 (2.44%) Algorithms
11 14 (2.13%) SWIFT
12 13 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
12 13 (1.98%) Contract for Difference
12 13 (1.98%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.22%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.07%) Tandem
15 5 (0.76%) User Experience
16 4 (0.61%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 140 (21.34%) UNIX
2 70 (10.67%) Linux
3 44 (6.71%) Windows
4 6 (0.91%) Solaris
5 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (17.68%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (12.04%) Multithreading
3 71 (10.82%) Low Latency
4 64 (9.76%) Risk Management
5 63 (9.60%) Business Analysis
6 62 (9.45%) Asset Management
7 61 (9.30%) Project Management
8 43 (6.55%) Data Analysis
9 39 (5.95%) Electronic Trading
9 39 (5.95%) Algorithmic Trading
10 38 (5.79%) TDD
11 37 (5.64%) OO
11 37 (5.64%) Data Modelling
12 35 (5.34%) Migration
13 30 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (4.27%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (3.96%) Change Management
16 24 (3.66%) Investment Management
16 24 (3.66%) Analytics
17 20 (3.05%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 215 (32.77%) SQL
2 176 (26.83%) Java
3 94 (14.33%) C++
4 93 (14.18%) C#
5 59 (8.99%) Perl
6 57 (8.69%) VBA
7 48 (7.32%) Python
8 38 (5.79%) JavaScript
9 31 (4.73%) Shell Script
10 23 (3.51%) PL/SQL
11 19 (2.90%) Scala
12 16 (2.44%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.37%) VBScript
13 9 (1.37%) C
14 8 (1.22%) VB
15 7 (1.07%) Korn
15 7 (1.07%) AWK
16 6 (0.91%) C-shell
17 5 (0.76%) R
18 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (6.86%) Degree
2 10 (1.52%) VCP4
3 4 (0.61%) ISEB
4 3 (0.46%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.15%) GCIA
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.15%) IIBA
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) CISSP
6 1 (0.15%) CNA
6 1 (0.15%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.57%) QA
2 16 (2.44%) EMIR
3 9 (1.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.22%) FATCA
5 5 (0.76%) MiFID
6 3 (0.46%) Basel III
6 3 (0.46%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.30%) Basel II
7 2 (0.30%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.98%) Control-M
2 7 (1.07%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.76%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) Oozie
Vendors
1 81 (12.35%) Oracle
2 55 (8.38%) Sybase
3 29 (4.42%) Fidessa
4 22 (3.35%) Microsoft
5 20 (3.05%) Bloomberg
6 19 (2.90%) TIBCO
7 13 (1.98%) Informatica
8 11 (1.68%) Charles River
9 10 (1.52%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.22%) Reuters
10 8 (1.22%) Murex
11 7 (1.07%) Tableau
11 7 (1.07%) Calypso
12 6 (0.91%) Business Objects
12 6 (0.91%) IBM
12 6 (0.91%) SmartStream
12 6 (0.91%) Greenplum
12 6 (0.91%) Typemock
13 5 (0.76%) Sophis
13 5 (0.76%) Cognos
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