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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 203 146 142
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -4
Contract jobs citing Equities 252 389 402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.03% 1.55% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 4.12% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 299 315
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
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
8732 9444 9739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.66% 37.52% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5946 6553 6587
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 176 257
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £13.13 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £47.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014. 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 -36 65 £494 -10.22% 50
Docklands, London +12 2 - -
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

1 243 (44.34%) Banking
2 222 (40.51%) Front Office
3 198 (36.13%) Derivative
4 197 (35.95%) Finance
5 177 (32.30%) Investment Banking
6 172 (31.39%) SQL
7 149 (27.19%) UNIX
8 142 (25.91%) Java
8 142 (25.91%) Fixed Income
9 115 (20.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 97 (17.70%) C#
11 91 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
12 74 (13.50%) Oracle
13 71 (12.96%) Low Latency
14 65 (11.86%) Business Analysis
15 64 (11.68%) Python
16 62 (11.31%) C++
17 58 (10.58%) Fidessa
18 56 (10.22%) Windows
19 55 (10.04%) Sybase
20 54 (9.85%) OO
21 52 (9.49%) Linux
21 52 (9.49%) Equity Derivative
22 49 (8.94%) Multithreading
22 49 (8.94%) Perl
22 49 (8.94%) Risk Management
23 48 (8.76%) FIX Protocol
24 47 (8.58%) Project Management
25 45 (8.21%) Electronic Trading
25 45 (8.21%) Analytical Skills

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 (1.46%) Confluence
2 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.73%) Apache
5 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.18%) GemFire
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Documentum
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (3.28%) MS Office
2 12 (2.19%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.09%) MS Project
3 6 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 29 (5.29%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.46%) Salerio
3 2 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (0.36%) RMDS
3 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.64%) Firewall
3 7 (1.28%) SSH
4 6 (1.09%) Intranet
4 6 (1.09%) Multicast
5 4 (0.73%) VPN
6 3 (0.55%) DNS
7 2 (0.36%) LDAP
7 2 (0.36%) HTTP
7 2 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.36%) Network Security
7 2 (0.36%) Internet
8 1 (0.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (6.93%) Relational Database
2 36 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.10%) KDB
4 16 (2.92%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.91%) DTS
8 5 (0.91%) MySQL
8 5 (0.91%) MS Access
9 4 (0.73%) Big Data
10 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.36%) DB2
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (3.83%) Subversion
2 16 (2.92%) JIRA
3 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 4 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.73%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.55%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.36%) Grunt
7 2 (0.36%) VisiBroker
7 2 (0.36%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
7 2 (0.36%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.36%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.36%) NUnit
7 2 (0.36%) JUnit
8 1 (0.18%) Ant
8 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
General
1 243 (44.34%) Banking
2 222 (40.51%) Front Office
3 197 (35.95%) Finance
4 177 (32.30%) Investment Banking
5 40 (7.30%) Financial Institution
6 36 (6.57%) Back Office
7 18 (3.28%) Retail
8 13 (2.37%) Legal
9 4 (0.73%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.55%) French Language
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.36%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Law
12 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 216 (39.42%) Analyst
2 201 (36.68%) Developer
3 126 (22.99%) Business Analyst
4 64 (11.68%) Java Developer
5 44 (8.03%) Support Analyst
6 31 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 30 (5.47%) C# Developer
8 24 (4.38%) Fidessa Developer
9 21 (3.83%) Applications Support
10 16 (2.92%) Test Analyst
10 16 (2.92%) Python Developer
11 15 (2.74%) Consultant
12 14 (2.55%) Data Analyst
13 10 (1.82%) Applications Support Analyst
13 10 (1.82%) C++ Developer
13 10 (1.82%) Architect
13 10 (1.82%) Market Risk Analyst
13 10 (1.82%) Market Risk Business Analyst
13 10 (1.82%) Scala Developer
14 9 (1.64%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (8.76%) FIX Protocol
2 30 (5.47%) .NET
3 24 (4.38%) WPF
4 21 (3.83%) XML
5 18 (3.28%) WinForms
6 17 (3.10%) HTML
7 15 (2.74%) WCF
8 13 (2.37%) Middleware
9 12 (2.19%) CSS
10 11 (2.01%) Rendezvous
11 9 (1.64%) Spring
11 9 (1.64%) HTML5
12 7 (1.28%) Ext JS
13 6 (1.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (1.09%) ASP.NET
14 5 (0.91%) STL
14 5 (0.91%) Web Services
15 4 (0.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (0.73%) jQuery
16 3 (0.55%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 198 (36.13%) Derivative
2 142 (25.91%) Fixed Income
3 115 (20.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 52 (9.49%) Equity Derivative
5 45 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
6 39 (7.12%) Computer Science
7 33 (6.02%) Credit Risk
8 28 (5.11%) Management Information System
9 22 (4.01%) Market Risk
10 18 (3.28%) Reference Data
11 16 (2.92%) Credit Derivative
12 14 (2.55%) Tandem
12 14 (2.55%) Hedge funds
13 11 (2.01%) Mathematics
14 7 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
14 7 (1.28%) N-Tier
15 6 (1.09%) User Experience
16 5 (0.91%) Graphic Design
16 5 (0.91%) Visualisation
17 3 (0.55%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 149 (27.19%) UNIX
2 56 (10.22%) Windows
3 52 (9.49%) Linux
4 8 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.73%) Solaris
5 4 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.55%) SUSE
7 2 (0.36%) Android
7 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (12.96%) Low Latency
3 65 (11.86%) Business Analysis
4 54 (9.85%) OO
5 49 (8.94%) Risk Management
5 49 (8.94%) Multithreading
6 47 (8.58%) Project Management
7 45 (8.21%) Electronic Trading
8 42 (7.66%) Data Analysis
9 41 (7.48%) TDD
10 37 (6.75%) Asset Management
11 34 (6.20%) Migration
11 34 (6.20%) Algorithmic Trading
12 31 (5.66%) Analytics
12 31 (5.66%) Software Engineering
13 29 (5.29%) Investment Management
14 28 (5.11%) Unit Testing
15 27 (4.93%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (4.74%) Scrum
17 23 (4.20%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 172 (31.39%) SQL
2 142 (25.91%) Java
3 97 (17.70%) C#
4 64 (11.68%) Python
5 62 (11.31%) C++
6 49 (8.94%) Perl
7 26 (4.74%) VBA
8 22 (4.01%) C
9 19 (3.47%) Tcl
10 18 (3.28%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.74%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.01%) Scala
13 9 (1.64%) C-shell
13 9 (1.64%) AWK
13 9 (1.64%) T-SQL
14 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
14 7 (1.28%) VB
14 7 (1.28%) Ruby
15 5 (0.91%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 27 (4.93%) Degree
2 7 (1.28%) ISEB
3 4 (0.73%) CIMA
4 3 (0.55%) PhD
5 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (0.36%) GIAC
5 2 (0.36%) GCIA
5 2 (0.36%) CISSP
5 2 (0.36%) CNA
5 2 (0.36%) Novell Certification
5 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.18%) HNC
6 1 (0.18%) HND
6 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.47%) EMIR
2 24 (4.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 22 (4.01%) QA
4 14 (2.55%) Basel III
5 5 (0.91%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
7 2 (0.36%) FATCA
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) NFS
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.46%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.55%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (13.50%) Oracle
2 58 (10.58%) Fidessa
3 55 (10.04%) Sybase
4 19 (3.47%) Reuters
5 17 (3.10%) Bloomberg
6 16 (2.92%) Microsoft
7 14 (2.55%) TIBCO
8 12 (2.19%) Charles River
9 9 (1.64%) Fiserv
10 7 (1.28%) 29West
10 7 (1.28%) Perforce
10 7 (1.28%) Informatica
11 6 (1.09%) thinkFolio
11 6 (1.09%) Sencha
12 4 (0.73%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.73%) GoldenSource
13 3 (0.55%) Sophis
13 3 (0.55%) Hyperion
13 3 (0.55%) SmartStream
13 3 (0.55%) Sun
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