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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 261 265 254
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing Equities 379 346 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.78% 0.73% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 2.31% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 267 227
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£550 £550 £543
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £660 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £475 £340
% change year-on-year
-27.36% +39.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
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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
14780 14978 13086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.40% 31.67% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9334 8055
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 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 610 676
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 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 27 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 +18 377 £550 - 110
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 6
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 294 (43.11%) Finance
2 273 (40.03%) Banking
3 272 (39.88%) Derivative
4 267 (39.15%) Front Office
5 213 (31.23%) SQL
6 199 (29.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 198 (29.03%) Java
8 188 (27.57%) Fixed Income
9 175 (25.66%) Investment Banking
10 140 (20.53%) UNIX
11 119 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
12 96 (14.08%) C#
13 94 (13.78%) C++
14 91 (13.34%) FIX Protocol
15 87 (12.76%) Low Latency
16 86 (12.61%) Multithreading
17 84 (12.32%) Equity Derivative
18 82 (12.02%) Linux
18 82 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
19 78 (11.44%) Oracle
20 74 (10.85%) Project Management
21 72 (10.56%) Asset Management
22 71 (10.41%) SQL Server
23 65 (9.53%) Business Analysis
24 64 (9.38%) Back Office
25 61 (8.94%) Risk Management
26 60 (8.80%) VBA
27 59 (8.65%) Perl
28 56 (8.21%) Sybase
29 55 (8.06%) .NET

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (1.76%) WebSphere
2 10 (1.47%) TIBCO EMS
3 9 (1.32%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 4 (0.59%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.59%) Node.js
6 3 (0.44%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.29%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) JBoss
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.15%) Liferay
Applications
1 31 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.05%) MS Office
3 11 (1.61%) MS Project
4 10 (1.47%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (5.13%) Markit EDM
2 22 (3.23%) thinkFolio
3 13 (1.91%) LatentZero
4 12 (1.76%) ION MarketView
5 7 (1.03%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.73%) Summit
7 4 (0.59%) Global One
8 3 (0.44%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.15%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.15%) Findur
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.32%) Firewall
2 8 (1.17%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.59%) VPN
4 3 (0.44%) FTP
4 3 (0.44%) HTTP
5 2 (0.29%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.29%) Multicast
5 2 (0.29%) Intranet
5 2 (0.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 31 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.11%) KDB
4 19 (2.79%) Oracle Database
4 19 (2.79%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 14 (2.05%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.61%) Big Data
9 10 (1.47%) QlikView
10 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.17%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.03%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.03%) MS Access
13 6 (0.88%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.88%) DTS
13 6 (0.88%) DB2
13 6 (0.88%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (0.73%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 22 (3.23%) Subversion
2 20 (2.93%) Maven
3 18 (2.64%) Visual Studio
4 17 (2.49%) JIRA
5 12 (1.76%) NUnit
6 9 (1.32%) Selenium
6 9 (1.32%) Eclipse
7 8 (1.17%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.73%) Moq
9 5 (0.73%) Git (software)
9 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.59%) TeamCity
10 4 (0.59%) Hudson
10 4 (0.59%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.44%) JUnit
11 3 (0.44%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.44%) VisiBroker
12 2 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 294 (43.11%) Finance
2 273 (40.03%) Banking
3 267 (39.15%) Front Office
4 175 (25.66%) Investment Banking
5 64 (9.38%) Back Office
6 26 (3.81%) Financial Institution
7 21 (3.08%) Retail
8 8 (1.17%) Legal
9 6 (0.88%) French Language
10 5 (0.73%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.44%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.44%) Marketing
12 2 (0.29%) German Language
12 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
13 1 (0.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 312 (45.75%) Developer
2 238 (34.90%) Analyst
3 139 (20.38%) Business Analyst
4 123 (18.04%) Java Developer
5 50 (7.33%) Support Analyst
6 46 (6.74%) C++ Developer
7 43 (6.30%) Applications Support
8 40 (5.87%) Senior Developer
8 40 (5.87%) C# Developer
9 34 (4.99%) Project Manager
10 27 (3.96%) Applications Support Analyst
11 25 (3.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (2.35%) VBA Developer
12 16 (2.35%) Excel Developer
12 16 (2.35%) Banking Business Analyst
13 15 (2.20%) FIX Analyst
14 14 (2.05%) .NET Developer
15 13 (1.91%) Senior Analyst
15 13 (1.91%) Senior Business Analyst
16 11 (1.61%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (13.34%) FIX Protocol
2 55 (8.06%) .NET
3 39 (5.72%) XML
4 33 (4.84%) Spring
5 32 (4.69%) HTML
5 32 (4.69%) WPF
6 30 (4.40%) Middleware
7 21 (3.08%) JMS
8 18 (2.64%) WCF
9 17 (2.49%) HTML5
9 17 (2.49%) Spring Integration
9 17 (2.49%) WinForms
10 15 (2.20%) Hibernate
11 12 (1.76%) .NET Framework
11 12 (1.76%) Web Services
11 12 (1.76%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.61%) SOAP
12 11 (1.61%) XSLT
12 11 (1.61%) REST
13 10 (1.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 272 (39.88%) Derivative
2 199 (29.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 188 (27.57%) Fixed Income
4 84 (12.32%) Equity Derivative
5 82 (12.02%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.93%) Market Risk
7 20 (2.93%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.79%) Reference Data
9 18 (2.64%) Contract for Difference
10 16 (2.35%) Management Information System
11 15 (2.20%) Algorithms
12 14 (2.05%) SWIFT
13 13 (1.91%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
15 10 (1.47%) Credit Risk
16 9 (1.32%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.88%) Data Structures
18 5 (0.73%) User Experience
19 4 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 140 (20.53%) UNIX
2 82 (12.02%) Linux
3 39 (5.72%) Windows
4 5 (0.73%) Solaris
5 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (17.45%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (12.76%) Low Latency
3 86 (12.61%) Multithreading
4 74 (10.85%) Project Management
5 72 (10.56%) Asset Management
6 65 (9.53%) Business Analysis
7 61 (8.94%) Risk Management
8 51 (7.48%) Electronic Trading
9 43 (6.30%) Algorithmic Trading
10 41 (6.01%) Data Modelling
11 39 (5.72%) OO
11 39 (5.72%) Data Analysis
11 39 (5.72%) TDD
12 37 (5.43%) Migration
13 34 (4.99%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (4.40%) Change Management
15 28 (4.11%) Investment Management
16 27 (3.96%) Data Management
17 26 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (3.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 213 (31.23%) SQL
2 198 (29.03%) Java
3 96 (14.08%) C#
4 94 (13.78%) C++
5 60 (8.80%) VBA
6 59 (8.65%) Perl
7 45 (6.60%) Python
8 38 (5.57%) JavaScript
9 37 (5.43%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.08%) Scala
11 19 (2.79%) PL/SQL
12 13 (1.91%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.47%) C
14 9 (1.32%) VBScript
15 8 (1.17%) VB
16 7 (1.03%) AWK
17 6 (0.88%) Korn
17 6 (0.88%) C-shell
18 5 (0.73%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (6.74%) Degree
2 7 (1.03%) ISEB
3 5 (0.73%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.29%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) CAPM
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) IIBA
6 1 (0.15%) ACCA
6 1 (0.15%) CIMA
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.55%) QA
2 17 (2.49%) EMIR
3 11 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.47%) FATCA
5 6 (0.88%) MiFID
6 3 (0.44%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.15%) UCITS
8 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (1.03%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.29%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.91%) Control-M
2 9 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.73%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.29%) Oozie
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 78 (11.44%) Oracle
2 56 (8.21%) Sybase
3 30 (4.40%) Fidessa
4 26 (3.81%) Microsoft
5 23 (3.37%) TIBCO
6 22 (3.23%) Bloomberg
7 14 (2.05%) Charles River
8 12 (1.76%) ION Trading
8 12 (1.76%) Informatica
9 9 (1.32%) Murex
9 9 (1.32%) Reuters
10 8 (1.17%) Business Objects
11 7 (1.03%) SimCorp
11 7 (1.03%) Tableau
12 6 (0.88%) Sophis
12 6 (0.88%) Greenplum
12 6 (0.88%) SAP
12 6 (0.88%) Calypso
13 5 (0.73%) Cognos
13 5 (0.73%) MKS
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