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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 157 165 152
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing Equities 320 299 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.43% 1.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.29% 3.94% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 233 223
Average daily rate £579 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
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
7455 7583 8329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.16% 37.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5209 5328 5647
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 143 165
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.20 £51.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +55 94 £550 +4.26% 47
Canary Wharf +4 4 £701 +33.42%
Docklands, London - 2 £575 - 1
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 390 (52.42%) Banking
2 363 (48.79%) Finance
3 311 (41.80%) Investment Banking
4 273 (36.69%) Front Office
5 253 (34.01%) Java
6 244 (32.80%) Derivative
7 233 (31.32%) SQL
8 225 (30.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 225 (30.24%) Fixed Income
9 154 (20.70%) Unix
10 148 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
11 104 (13.98%) C#
12 102 (13.71%) Linux
12 102 (13.71%) Multithreading
13 99 (13.31%) Business Analysis
14 95 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
15 93 (12.50%) Low Latency
16 84 (11.29%) Analytics
17 79 (10.62%) JavaScript
18 78 (10.48%) Oracle
19 76 (10.22%) Risk Management
20 74 (9.95%) Sybase
21 73 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
22 72 (9.68%) Windows
23 70 (9.41%) Equity Derivative
24 68 (9.14%) SDLC
25 66 (8.87%) Electronic Trading
25 66 (8.87%) Algorithmic Trading
25 66 (8.87%) SQL Server
26 63 (8.47%) HTML

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 19 (2.55%) Tomcat
2 12 (1.61%) Apache
3 8 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 8 (1.08%) WebSphere
4 7 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 6 (0.81%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.81%) Node.js
6 5 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.54%) Mule
8 3 (0.40%) IIS
8 3 (0.40%) JBoss
8 3 (0.40%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.27%) GemFire
9 2 (0.27%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.61%) MS Project
3 11 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.81%) MS Office
5 5 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.40%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (2.02%) Markit EDM
2 14 (1.88%) Front Arena
3 11 (1.48%) SimCorp Dimension
4 8 (1.08%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.67%) LatentZero
6 3 (0.40%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 3 (0.40%) Sentinel
6 3 (0.40%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.27%) Eikon
7 2 (0.27%) IntelliMatch
7 2 (0.27%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.27%) Minerva
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 2 (0.27%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
8 1 (0.13%) Tesseract
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.76%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.02%) Multicast
3 14 (1.88%) Internet
4 5 (0.67%) Firewall
4 5 (0.67%) VPN
5 2 (0.27%) DWDM
5 2 (0.27%) LAN
5 2 (0.27%) MPLS
5 2 (0.27%) Network Security
5 2 (0.27%) NGN
5 2 (0.27%) Packet Switching
5 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.27%) Unicast
5 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
5 2 (0.27%) WAN
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.13%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.38%) MongoDB
3 35 (4.70%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (1.75%) KDB
6 11 (1.48%) Hazelcast
6 11 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (1.34%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.34%) RDBMS
7 10 (1.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.21%) Big Data
8 9 (1.21%) NoSQL
9 8 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (0.94%) DB2
10 7 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.81%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 34 (4.57%) JIRA
2 25 (3.36%) Maven
3 18 (2.42%) Subversion
4 10 (1.34%) Git (software)
4 10 (1.34%) JUnit
5 9 (1.21%) Selenium
6 8 (1.08%) ClearCase
6 8 (1.08%) ClearQuest
6 8 (1.08%) HP UFT
7 7 (0.94%) Cucumber
7 7 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.54%) EasyMock
10 4 (0.54%) Mockito
10 4 (0.54%) TeamCity
11 3 (0.40%) Eclipse
11 3 (0.40%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.27%) Ant
12 2 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 390 (52.42%) Banking
2 363 (48.79%) Finance
3 311 (41.80%) Investment Banking
4 273 (36.69%) Front Office
5 39 (5.24%) Back Office
5 39 (5.24%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.42%) Retail
7 11 (1.48%) Corporate Banking
8 6 (0.81%) General Ledger
8 6 (0.81%) Wholesale Banking
9 5 (0.67%) Legal
9 5 (0.67%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.13%) Marketing
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (45.56%) Developer
2 268 (36.02%) Analyst
3 182 (24.46%) Java Developer
4 178 (23.92%) Business Analyst
5 52 (6.99%) IT Analyst
5 52 (6.99%) Project Manager
6 51 (6.85%) Business IT Analyst
6 51 (6.85%) IT Business Analyst
7 44 (5.91%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 41 (5.51%) Banking Analyst
8 41 (5.51%) Support Analyst
9 40 (5.38%) Applications Support
9 40 (5.38%) Front Office Developer
10 39 (5.24%) Risk Analyst
10 39 (5.24%) Senior Developer
11 37 (4.97%) C# Developer
11 37 (4.97%) Risk Business Analyst
12 35 (4.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 26 (3.49%) Derivatives Business Analyst
13 26 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (12.77%) FIX Protocol
2 63 (8.47%) HTML
3 47 (6.32%) AngularJS
4 45 (6.05%) XML
5 35 (4.70%) Spring
6 34 (4.57%) J2EE
7 33 (4.44%) .NET
8 32 (4.30%) JMS
9 23 (3.09%) FpML
9 23 (3.09%) Hibernate
10 21 (2.82%) HTML5
11 20 (2.69%) Middleware
12 18 (2.42%) REST
13 16 (2.15%) WPF
14 15 (2.02%) JSON
15 14 (1.88%) J2SE
16 13 (1.75%) Ext JS
17 12 (1.61%) Akka
18 11 (1.48%) Ehcache
18 11 (1.48%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 244 (32.80%) Derivative
2 225 (30.24%) Fixed Income
2 225 (30.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 73 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (9.41%) Equity Derivative
5 51 (6.85%) Fintech
6 38 (5.11%) Market Risk
7 37 (4.97%) Hedge funds
8 36 (4.84%) Data Structures
9 26 (3.49%) Computer Science
10 23 (3.09%) Management Information System
11 21 (2.82%) Reference Data
12 16 (2.15%) Algorithms
13 13 (1.75%) Equity Risk
14 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.34%) Grid Computing
15 9 (1.21%) Mathematics
16 8 (1.08%) Credit Derivative
16 8 (1.08%) Credit Risk
17 7 (0.94%) Contract for Difference
Operating Systems
1 154 (20.70%) Unix
2 102 (13.71%) Linux
3 72 (9.68%) Windows
4 10 (1.34%) Solaris
4 10 (1.34%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.40%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.27%) AIX
6 2 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.27%) SUSE
6 2 (0.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.13%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (19.89%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (13.71%) Multithreading
3 99 (13.31%) Business Analysis
4 93 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 84 (11.29%) Analytics
6 76 (10.22%) Risk Management
7 68 (9.14%) SDLC
8 66 (8.87%) Algorithmic Trading
8 66 (8.87%) Electronic Trading
9 57 (7.66%) Project Management
10 48 (6.45%) Data Management
11 47 (6.32%) User Acceptance Testing
12 45 (6.05%) Performance Tuning
13 41 (5.51%) Asset Management
13 41 (5.51%) Migration
14 37 (4.97%) Regression Testing
15 36 (4.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 35 (4.70%) Mentoring
17 34 (4.57%) TDD
18 31 (4.17%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 253 (34.01%) Java
2 233 (31.32%) SQL
3 104 (13.98%) C#
4 79 (10.62%) JavaScript
5 60 (8.06%) Perl
6 59 (7.93%) Python
7 40 (5.38%) Scala
8 37 (4.97%) Shell Script
9 35 (4.70%) C++
10 27 (3.63%) Bash Shell
11 19 (2.55%) VBA
12 16 (2.15%) Tcl
13 15 (2.02%) C
14 13 (1.75%) PL/SQL
14 13 (1.75%) T-SQL
15 9 (1.21%) R
16 5 (0.67%) Korn
16 5 (0.67%) MATLAB
16 5 (0.67%) PHP
16 5 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (8.33%) Degree
2 9 (1.21%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (0.54%) ISEB
4 4 (0.54%) PhD
5 2 (0.27%) ACCA
5 2 (0.27%) CFA
5 2 (0.27%) CIMA
5 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.27%) MBA
5 2 (0.27%) PMP
6 1 (0.13%) CCIE
6 1 (0.13%) CCNP
6 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.13%) CISM
6 1 (0.13%) CISSP
6 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.20%) QA
2 40 (5.38%) MiFID
3 23 (3.09%) EMIR
4 19 (2.55%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.54%) Basel III
5 4 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.40%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) Basel II
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.13%) SLA
8 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (0.40%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (0.27%) NFS
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.81%) Control-M
3 4 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.54%) Nagios
3 4 (0.54%) Puppet
4 2 (0.27%) Ganglia
4 2 (0.27%) Kibana
4 2 (0.27%) logstash
4 2 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.13%) Foglight
Vendors
1 78 (10.48%) Oracle
2 74 (9.95%) Sybase
3 59 (7.93%) Fidessa
4 17 (2.28%) Microsoft
5 16 (2.15%) Reuters
6 15 (2.02%) Bloomberg
7 13 (1.75%) DataSynapse
7 13 (1.75%) Murex
7 13 (1.75%) TIBCO
8 12 (1.61%) SimCorp
9 9 (1.21%) Remedy
10 8 (1.08%) HP
11 7 (0.94%) Informatica
12 6 (0.81%) ION Trading
13 5 (0.67%) Charles River
13 5 (0.67%) FactSet
13 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.67%) Solace
13 5 (0.67%) SunGard
14 4 (0.54%) Trayport
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + on call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £440.00 - £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day + excellent daily based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £575 - £625 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £750 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £700 - £701 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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London
Huxley
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
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City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £425.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
iKas International
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iKas International
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
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City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
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