The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 126 141 130
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Equities 387 356 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.74% 1.53% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.89% 4.06% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 276 232
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 £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7920 8766 8163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.61% 37.59% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 5403 6152 5739
Average daily rate £464 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.05% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 164 163
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +0.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in London

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the London region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in London

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in London

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the London region.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in London

Equities
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the London region over the 3 months to 1 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
City of London -18 80 £525 -4.54% 40
Canary Wharf +6 5 £463 -11.90%
Mayfair - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (42.96%) Finance
2 274 (41.02%) Banking
3 265 (39.67%) Derivative
4 262 (39.22%) Front Office
5 208 (31.14%) SQL
6 196 (29.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 193 (28.89%) Java
8 191 (28.59%) Fixed Income
9 175 (26.20%) Investment Banking
10 141 (21.11%) UNIX
11 116 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
12 93 (13.92%) C#
13 92 (13.77%) FIX Protocol
14 90 (13.47%) C++
15 88 (13.17%) Low Latency
16 83 (12.43%) Linux
16 83 (12.43%) Equity Derivative
16 83 (12.43%) Multithreading
17 82 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
18 76 (11.38%) Oracle
18 76 (11.38%) Project Management
19 72 (10.78%) Asset Management
20 69 (10.33%) SQL Server
21 66 (9.88%) Business Analysis
22 62 (9.28%) Back Office
22 62 (9.28%) Risk Management
23 59 (8.83%) Perl
24 58 (8.68%) Sybase
25 57 (8.53%) VBA
26 54 (8.08%) Electronic Trading

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (1.65%) WebSphere
2 9 (1.35%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 7 (1.05%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.60%) Node.js
5 4 (0.60%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.60%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.45%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Liferay
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (4.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.25%) MS Office
3 11 (1.65%) MS Project
4 10 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.05%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (5.24%) Markit EDM
2 20 (2.99%) thinkFolio
3 13 (1.95%) LatentZero
4 12 (1.80%) ION MarketView
5 7 (1.05%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.75%) Summit
7 4 (0.60%) Global One
8 3 (0.45%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FI/CO
9 1 (0.15%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.15%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.15%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.50%) Firewall
2 9 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.75%) VPN
4 3 (0.45%) FTP
4 3 (0.45%) HTTP
5 2 (0.30%) Multicast
5 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.30%) Intranet
5 2 (0.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (10.33%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
3 28 (4.19%) KDB
4 18 (2.69%) Oracle Database
5 17 (2.54%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 14 (2.10%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (1.65%) Big Data
9 10 (1.50%) QlikView
10 9 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
11 8 (1.20%) Pentaho
12 7 (1.05%) MS Access
12 7 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (1.05%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.90%) BusinessObjects XI
13 6 (0.90%) RDBMS
13 6 (0.90%) DTS
13 6 (0.90%) DB2
14 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (3.29%) Subversion
2 19 (2.84%) Maven
3 17 (2.54%) Visual Studio
3 17 (2.54%) JIRA
4 11 (1.65%) NUnit
5 9 (1.35%) Eclipse
5 9 (1.35%) Selenium
6 8 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 6 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (0.75%) Moq
8 5 (0.75%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (0.75%) Git (software)
9 4 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.45%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.45%) VisiBroker
10 3 (0.45%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.45%) Hudson
11 2 (0.30%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 287 (42.96%) Finance
2 274 (41.02%) Banking
3 262 (39.22%) Front Office
4 175 (26.20%) Investment Banking
5 62 (9.28%) Back Office
6 26 (3.89%) Financial Institution
7 21 (3.14%) Retail
8 9 (1.35%) Legal
9 6 (0.90%) French Language
10 5 (0.75%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.45%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.45%) Marketing
12 2 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.30%) Billing
12 2 (0.30%) Advertising
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 303 (45.36%) Developer
2 232 (34.73%) Analyst
3 134 (20.06%) Business Analyst
4 120 (17.96%) Java Developer
5 49 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 45 (6.74%) C++ Developer
7 42 (6.29%) Applications Support
8 39 (5.84%) Senior Developer
9 38 (5.69%) C# Developer
10 33 (4.94%) Project Manager
11 26 (3.89%) Applications Support Analyst
12 25 (3.74%) Senior Java Developer
13 16 (2.40%) Excel Developer
13 16 (2.40%) VBA Developer
14 15 (2.25%) FIX Analyst
14 15 (2.25%) Banking Business Analyst
15 14 (2.10%) .NET Developer
16 13 (1.95%) Senior Analyst
16 13 (1.95%) Senior Business Analyst
17 11 (1.65%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (13.77%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (7.78%) .NET
3 36 (5.39%) XML
4 32 (4.79%) WPF
5 31 (4.64%) Spring
6 30 (4.49%) Middleware
6 30 (4.49%) HTML
7 18 (2.69%) WCF
7 18 (2.69%) JMS
8 17 (2.54%) WinForms
9 16 (2.40%) Spring Integration
10 15 (2.25%) HTML5
11 14 (2.10%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.65%) SOAP
12 11 (1.65%) ASP.NET
12 11 (1.65%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.65%) REST
13 10 (1.50%) Web Services
13 10 (1.50%) XSLT
14 9 (1.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 265 (39.67%) Derivative
2 196 (29.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 191 (28.59%) Fixed Income
4 83 (12.43%) Equity Derivative
5 82 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (3.14%) Computer Science
7 20 (2.99%) Hedge funds
8 19 (2.84%) Market Risk
8 19 (2.84%) Reference Data
9 18 (2.69%) Contract for Difference
10 17 (2.54%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.40%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.95%) SWIFT
13 12 (1.80%) Mathematics
14 11 (1.65%) Credit Derivative
15 10 (1.50%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.50%) N-Tier
16 6 (0.90%) Data Structures
17 5 (0.75%) User Experience
18 4 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 141 (21.11%) UNIX
2 83 (12.43%) Linux
3 38 (5.69%) Windows
4 5 (0.75%) Solaris
5 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Android
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (17.37%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (13.17%) Low Latency
3 83 (12.43%) Multithreading
4 76 (11.38%) Project Management
5 72 (10.78%) Asset Management
6 66 (9.88%) Business Analysis
7 62 (9.28%) Risk Management
8 54 (8.08%) Electronic Trading
9 44 (6.59%) Algorithmic Trading
10 41 (6.14%) Data Modelling
11 39 (5.84%) Data Analysis
12 38 (5.69%) OO
13 37 (5.54%) Migration
14 36 (5.39%) TDD
15 33 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (4.64%) Change Management
17 27 (4.04%) Investment Management
17 27 (4.04%) Data Management
18 25 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
19 22 (3.29%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 208 (31.14%) SQL
2 193 (28.89%) Java
3 93 (13.92%) C#
4 90 (13.47%) C++
5 59 (8.83%) Perl
6 57 (8.53%) VBA
7 42 (6.29%) Python
8 37 (5.54%) Shell Script
9 35 (5.24%) JavaScript
10 21 (3.14%) Scala
11 17 (2.54%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.65%) T-SQL
13 10 (1.50%) C
14 9 (1.35%) VBScript
15 8 (1.20%) AWK
15 8 (1.20%) VB
16 7 (1.05%) C-shell
17 6 (0.90%) Korn
18 5 (0.75%) Tcl
18 5 (0.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (6.74%) Degree
2 8 (1.20%) ISEB
3 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PMP
6 1 (0.15%) ACCA
6 1 (0.15%) CIMA
6 1 (0.15%) IIBA
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) CFA
6 1 (0.15%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.49%) QA
2 17 (2.54%) EMIR
3 11 (1.65%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (1.50%) FATCA
5 7 (1.05%) MiFID
6 3 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.45%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.30%) COREP
8 1 (0.15%) SLA
8 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.15%) UCITS
8 1 (0.15%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.15%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (1.05%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.30%) HDFS
4 1 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.95%) Control-M
2 10 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.75%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.45%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.30%) Oozie
6 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (11.38%) Oracle
2 58 (8.68%) Sybase
3 31 (4.64%) Fidessa
4 26 (3.89%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.14%) Bloomberg
5 21 (3.14%) TIBCO
6 13 (1.95%) Charles River
7 12 (1.80%) ION Trading
7 12 (1.80%) Informatica
8 9 (1.35%) Reuters
9 8 (1.20%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.05%) Murex
10 7 (1.05%) SimCorp
10 7 (1.05%) Tableau
11 6 (0.90%) Greenplum
11 6 (0.90%) Sophis
11 6 (0.90%) SAP
12 5 (0.75%) Cognos
12 5 (0.75%) Calypso
12 5 (0.75%) MKS
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