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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 163 188 134
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -54
Contract jobs citing Equities 309 262 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.31% 1.11% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.65% 2.96% 4.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 202 290
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £676
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
8464 8852 9457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.53% 38.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5922 5973 6417
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 164 207
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +22 98 £525 - 56
Docklands, London -5 1 £500 +7.23%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 330 (46.94%) Finance
2 283 (40.26%) Banking
3 264 (37.55%) Front Office
4 251 (35.70%) Derivative
5 236 (33.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 228 (32.43%) SQL
7 223 (31.72%) Fixed Income
8 208 (29.59%) Investment Banking
9 196 (27.88%) Java
10 152 (21.62%) UNIX
11 128 (18.21%) FIX Protocol
12 117 (16.64%) Low Latency
12 117 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
13 110 (15.65%) Multithreading
14 105 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
14 105 (14.94%) Linux
15 101 (14.37%) C#
16 98 (13.94%) Electronic Trading
17 92 (13.09%) Project Management
18 91 (12.94%) Risk Management
19 89 (12.66%) Business Analysis
20 77 (10.95%) SDLC
21 76 (10.81%) Algorithmic Trading
22 71 (10.10%) Asset Management
23 70 (9.96%) C++
24 65 (9.25%) Equity Derivative
25 64 (9.10%) SQL Server
26 60 (8.53%) Oracle
27 57 (8.11%) Perl
27 57 (8.11%) Degree

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
2 7 (1.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (0.85%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
4 5 (0.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (0.71%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.43%) Apache
5 3 (0.43%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.28%) Node.js
6 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.28%) JBoss
6 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.28%) SmartSockets
6 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 39 (5.55%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.56%) MS Project
4 8 (1.14%) MS Office
5 3 (0.43%) PowerPivot
5 3 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (4.98%) Markit EDM
2 20 (2.84%) thinkFolio
3 15 (2.13%) ION MarketView
4 9 (1.28%) LatentZero
5 8 (1.14%) SimCorp Dimension
6 6 (0.85%) Eagle PACE
7 5 (0.71%) Global One
8 4 (0.57%) Tesseract
8 4 (0.57%) Minerva
8 4 (0.57%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.28%) SAP CO
9 2 (0.28%) SAP FI
9 2 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.28%) Algo Collateral
10 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
10 1 (0.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.13%) Firewall
3 9 (1.28%) VPN
4 8 (1.14%) Multicast
5 3 (0.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.28%) HTTP
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) DMZ
6 2 (0.28%) Intranet
6 2 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (9.10%) SQL Server
2 41 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 31 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (3.84%) KDB
5 21 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (2.99%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.28%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.28%) Oracle Database
8 13 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.71%) DTS
10 11 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (1.28%) Big Data
13 8 (1.14%) Pentaho
14 7 (1.00%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 6 (0.85%) Impala
16 5 (0.71%) Apache Hive
17 4 (0.57%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 20 (2.84%) Subversion
2 15 (2.13%) JIRA
3 13 (1.85%) Maven
4 12 (1.71%) Eclipse
5 8 (1.14%) Visual Studio
6 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.71%) Selenium
7 5 (0.71%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.71%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.57%) NUnit
9 3 (0.43%) JUnit
9 3 (0.43%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.43%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.43%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.28%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.28%) Moq
10 2 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.28%) TestNG
General
1 330 (46.94%) Finance
2 283 (40.26%) Banking
3 264 (37.55%) Front Office
4 208 (29.59%) Investment Banking
5 53 (7.54%) Back Office
6 24 (3.41%) Retail
7 23 (3.27%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.71%) General Ledger
9 10 (1.42%) Legal
10 7 (1.00%) French Language
11 5 (0.71%) Advertising
12 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.28%) Marketing
13 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 286 (40.68%) Analyst
2 262 (37.27%) Developer
3 164 (23.33%) Business Analyst
4 116 (16.50%) Java Developer
5 55 (7.82%) Support Analyst
5 55 (7.82%) Applications Support
6 47 (6.69%) Project Manager
7 44 (6.26%) C# Developer
8 42 (5.97%) Senior Developer
9 35 (4.98%) C++ Developer
10 34 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
11 24 (3.41%) Senior Java Developer
12 22 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
14 17 (2.42%) Data Analyst
14 17 (2.42%) Programmer
15 16 (2.28%) Analyst Programmer
15 16 (2.28%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 15 (2.13%) Senior Business Analyst
16 15 (2.13%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (18.21%) FIX Protocol
2 53 (7.54%) .NET
3 40 (5.69%) Middleware
4 31 (4.41%) XML
4 31 (4.41%) WPF
5 25 (3.56%) Spring
6 22 (3.13%) WinForms
7 20 (2.84%) J2SE
8 18 (2.56%) HTML
9 17 (2.42%) WCF
10 14 (1.99%) JMS
11 13 (1.85%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.85%) Rendezvous
12 12 (1.71%) STL
13 11 (1.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (1.42%) Akka
14 10 (1.42%) CSS
14 10 (1.42%) Web Services
15 9 (1.28%) JNI
15 9 (1.28%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 251 (35.70%) Derivative
2 236 (33.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 223 (31.72%) Fixed Income
4 117 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (9.25%) Equity Derivative
6 35 (4.98%) Computer Science
7 32 (4.55%) Algorithms
8 29 (4.13%) Hedge funds
9 26 (3.70%) Contract for Difference
10 15 (2.13%) Reference Data
10 15 (2.13%) Management Information System
11 13 (1.85%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.85%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.56%) Market Risk
12 11 (1.56%) ASIC
12 11 (1.56%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
14 9 (1.28%) PMI
14 9 (1.28%) SWIFT
15 7 (1.00%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 152 (21.62%) UNIX
2 105 (14.94%) Linux
3 37 (5.26%) Windows
4 7 (1.00%) Solaris
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (16.64%) Low Latency
2 110 (15.65%) Multithreading
3 105 (14.94%) Agile Software Development
4 98 (13.94%) Electronic Trading
5 92 (13.09%) Project Management
6 91 (12.94%) Risk Management
7 89 (12.66%) Business Analysis
8 77 (10.95%) SDLC
9 76 (10.81%) Algorithmic Trading
10 71 (10.10%) Asset Management
11 50 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (6.26%) OO
13 42 (5.97%) Investment Management
14 38 (5.41%) TDD
15 37 (5.26%) Migration
16 31 (4.41%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (4.27%) Data Modelling
18 26 (3.70%) Change Management
18 26 (3.70%) Data Analysis
19 24 (3.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 228 (32.43%) SQL
2 196 (27.88%) Java
3 101 (14.37%) C#
4 70 (9.96%) C++
5 57 (8.11%) Perl
6 51 (7.25%) Python
7 39 (5.55%) Shell Script
8 30 (4.27%) JavaScript
9 28 (3.98%) VBA
10 23 (3.27%) Scala
11 12 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.28%) C
14 8 (1.14%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.14%) Tcl
15 7 (1.00%) VBScript
15 7 (1.00%) AWK
16 6 (0.85%) VB
16 6 (0.85%) PHP
17 4 (0.57%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 57 (8.11%) Degree
2 13 (1.85%) ISEB
3 11 (1.56%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.14%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.71%) PMP
6 4 (0.57%) IIBA
7 3 (0.43%) CBAP
7 3 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.28%) CISSP
8 2 (0.28%) CRISC
8 2 (0.28%) CISA
8 2 (0.28%) CISM
8 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) CAPM
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.84%) EMIR
2 31 (4.41%) MiFID
3 26 (3.70%) QA
4 22 (3.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (1.00%) CRD IV
5 7 (1.00%) FATCA
6 6 (0.85%) COREP
7 5 (0.71%) Basel III
8 4 (0.57%) SLA
9 3 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 3 (0.43%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.14%) Basel II
10 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.71%) Apache Flume
2 5 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.00%) Control-M
3 5 (0.71%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.57%) Oozie
5 3 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
6 2 (0.28%) Netcool
6 2 (0.28%) OpenView
6 2 (0.28%) Unicenter
6 2 (0.28%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.14%) WSUS
7 1 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 60 (8.53%) Oracle
2 50 (7.11%) Sybase
3 37 (5.26%) Fidessa
4 35 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 27 (3.84%) TIBCO
6 16 (2.28%) ION Trading
7 14 (1.99%) Bloomberg
7 14 (1.99%) Charles River
7 14 (1.99%) Murex
8 9 (1.28%) HP
8 9 (1.28%) Reuters
9 8 (1.14%) SimCorp
10 7 (1.00%) Citrix
10 7 (1.00%) Solace
11 6 (0.85%) Portware
11 6 (0.85%) SAP
12 4 (0.57%) Informatica
12 4 (0.57%) IBM
12 4 (0.57%) Remedy
12 4 (0.57%) ServiceNow
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £700 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago