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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 260 267 260
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing Equities 398 368 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.79% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.56% 2.30% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 295 219
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £405 £406
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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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
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
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 £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 393 £550 - 98
East Midlands - 3 £500 -
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 310 (43.97%) Finance
2 280 (39.72%) Front Office
3 278 (39.43%) Banking
4 271 (38.44%) Derivative
5 217 (30.78%) SQL
6 211 (29.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 203 (28.79%) Fixed Income
8 196 (27.80%) Java
9 188 (26.67%) Investment Banking
10 147 (20.85%) UNIX
11 118 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
12 104 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
13 96 (13.62%) C#
13 96 (13.62%) Low Latency
14 95 (13.48%) Linux
15 92 (13.05%) Multithreading
16 91 (12.91%) C++
16 91 (12.91%) Project Management
17 87 (12.34%) Equity Derivative
18 86 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
19 78 (11.06%) Asset Management
20 74 (10.50%) SQL Server
21 69 (9.79%) Business Analysis
22 66 (9.36%) Back Office
23 65 (9.22%) Risk Management
23 65 (9.22%) Oracle
24 64 (9.08%) Electronic Trading
25 61 (8.65%) VBA
26 59 (8.37%) Perl
27 55 (7.80%) Sybase

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.70%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
3 7 (0.99%) WebLogic
4 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
5 4 (0.57%) Node.js
5 4 (0.57%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
6 3 (0.43%) Apache
6 3 (0.43%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.14%) JBoss
8 1 (0.14%) IIS
8 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.14%) SmartSockets
8 1 (0.14%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.99%) MS Project
2 14 (1.99%) MS Office
3 10 (1.42%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 37 (5.25%) Markit EDM
2 21 (2.98%) thinkFolio
3 16 (2.27%) LatentZero
4 14 (1.99%) ION MarketView
5 7 (0.99%) SimCorp Dimension
6 4 (0.57%) Global One
7 3 (0.43%) Tesseract
7 3 (0.43%) Minerva
7 3 (0.43%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.43%) Eagle PACE
7 3 (0.43%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.14%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
8 1 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.14%) Findur
8 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.55%) Firewall
2 14 (1.99%) TCP/IP
3 7 (0.99%) VPN
3 7 (0.99%) Multicast
4 3 (0.43%) FTP
4 3 (0.43%) HTTP
5 2 (0.28%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.28%) DMZ
5 2 (0.28%) Intranet
5 2 (0.28%) Internet
5 2 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 36 (5.11%) KDB
3 31 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.41%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (1.70%) Hadoop
7 12 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (1.56%) Big Data
9 10 (1.42%) QlikView
10 9 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (1.13%) DTS
11 8 (1.13%) Pentaho
12 7 (0.99%) MS Access
12 7 (0.99%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.85%) DB2
13 6 (0.85%) BusinessObjects XI
14 5 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 23 (3.26%) Subversion
2 15 (2.13%) Maven
3 14 (1.99%) JIRA
4 12 (1.70%) Eclipse
5 10 (1.42%) Visual Studio
6 8 (1.13%) NUnit
7 7 (0.99%) Selenium
7 7 (0.99%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (0.71%) Git (software)
8 5 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
9 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.57%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.43%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.43%) ClearCase
10 3 (0.43%) Moq
11 2 (0.28%) Hudson
11 2 (0.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 310 (43.97%) Finance
2 280 (39.72%) Front Office
3 278 (39.43%) Banking
4 188 (26.67%) Investment Banking
5 66 (9.36%) Back Office
6 28 (3.97%) Financial Institution
7 23 (3.26%) Retail
8 8 (1.13%) Legal
9 6 (0.85%) French Language
9 6 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
10 3 (0.43%) Marketing
10 3 (0.43%) Advertising
11 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.28%) German Language
11 2 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (44.82%) Developer
2 248 (35.18%) Analyst
3 142 (20.14%) Business Analyst
4 127 (18.01%) Java Developer
5 54 (7.66%) Support Analyst
6 48 (6.81%) Senior Developer
7 47 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 46 (6.52%) C++ Developer
9 40 (5.67%) Project Manager
10 37 (5.25%) C# Developer
11 31 (4.40%) Applications Support Analyst
12 26 (3.69%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (2.84%) VBA Developer
13 20 (2.84%) Excel Developer
14 17 (2.41%) .NET Developer
15 16 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
16 15 (2.13%) FIX Analyst
17 14 (1.99%) Data Analyst
17 14 (1.99%) Banking Business Analyst
18 13 (1.84%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (14.75%) FIX Protocol
2 50 (7.09%) .NET
3 34 (4.82%) Middleware
4 33 (4.68%) XML
5 31 (4.40%) WPF
6 29 (4.11%) Spring
7 26 (3.69%) HTML
8 20 (2.84%) WinForms
9 17 (2.41%) JMS
10 15 (2.13%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.13%) Spring Integration
11 14 (1.99%) HTML5
11 14 (1.99%) WCF
12 11 (1.56%) TIBCO EMS
12 11 (1.56%) Rendezvous
13 10 (1.42%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.42%) Web Services
14 9 (1.28%) JNI
14 9 (1.28%) XSLT
14 9 (1.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 271 (38.44%) Derivative
2 211 (29.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 203 (28.79%) Fixed Income
4 87 (12.34%) Equity Derivative
5 86 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 24 (3.40%) Hedge funds
7 22 (3.12%) Algorithms
8 19 (2.70%) Management Information System
9 18 (2.55%) Reference Data
9 18 (2.55%) Contract for Difference
10 14 (1.99%) Market Risk
11 11 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
11 11 (1.56%) N-Tier
12 10 (1.42%) SWIFT
13 9 (1.28%) Credit Risk
13 9 (1.28%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.28%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.71%) ASIC
14 5 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 147 (20.85%) UNIX
2 95 (13.48%) Linux
3 33 (4.68%) Windows
4 6 (0.85%) Solaris
5 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.14%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (16.74%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (13.62%) Low Latency
3 92 (13.05%) Multithreading
4 91 (12.91%) Project Management
5 78 (11.06%) Asset Management
6 69 (9.79%) Business Analysis
7 65 (9.22%) Risk Management
8 64 (9.08%) Electronic Trading
9 55 (7.80%) Algorithmic Trading
10 41 (5.82%) OO
11 40 (5.67%) TDD
11 40 (5.67%) Data Modelling
12 38 (5.39%) Data Analysis
13 37 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
14 35 (4.96%) Investment Management
14 35 (4.96%) Migration
15 33 (4.68%) Change Management
16 31 (4.40%) Data Management
17 26 (3.69%) ETL
17 26 (3.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 217 (30.78%) SQL
2 196 (27.80%) Java
3 96 (13.62%) C#
4 91 (12.91%) C++
5 61 (8.65%) VBA
6 59 (8.37%) Perl
7 45 (6.38%) Python
8 43 (6.10%) Shell Script
9 32 (4.54%) JavaScript
10 20 (2.84%) Scala
11 17 (2.41%) PL/SQL
12 12 (1.70%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.56%) C
13 11 (1.56%) VB
14 9 (1.28%) VBScript
15 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.99%) AWK
15 7 (0.99%) Tcl
16 5 (0.71%) Korn
16 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (5.82%) Degree
2 9 (1.28%) ISEB
3 6 (0.85%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) CAPM
7 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) CIMA
7 1 (0.14%) ACCA
7 1 (0.14%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.14%) PMP
7 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.14%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.26%) QA
2 17 (2.41%) EMIR
3 12 (1.70%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (1.56%) FATCA
5 8 (1.13%) MiFID
6 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.28%) COREP
9 1 (0.14%) SLA
9 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.14%) UCITS
9 1 (0.14%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.14%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (0.99%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.28%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (0.99%) Control-M
3 3 (0.43%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.28%) Oozie
4 2 (0.28%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.14%) OpenView
5 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.14%) Netcool
5 1 (0.14%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 65 (9.22%) Oracle
2 55 (7.80%) Sybase
3 34 (4.82%) Fidessa
4 31 (4.40%) Microsoft
5 28 (3.97%) TIBCO
6 21 (2.98%) Bloomberg
7 15 (2.13%) Charles River
8 14 (1.99%) ION Trading
9 8 (1.13%) Informatica
9 8 (1.13%) Murex
9 8 (1.13%) Business Objects
10 7 (0.99%) SimCorp
10 7 (0.99%) Portware
10 7 (0.99%) Reuters
10 7 (0.99%) Tableau
11 6 (0.85%) Solace
11 6 (0.85%) SAP
11 6 (0.85%) Greenplum
11 6 (0.85%) Sophis
11 6 (0.85%) Actimize
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