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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 165 160 205
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +45
Contract jobs citing Equities 295 328 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 1.38% 0.99%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.71% 3.70% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 237 160
Average daily rate
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£550 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £644 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 £23.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+342.10% -
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
7959 8860 7699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.97% 37.23% 36.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5700 6161 5336
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 159 199
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.84 £20.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +15.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -24 89 £550 -4.34% 30
Canary Wharf +7 4 £563 -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - - 1
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 256 (46.63%) Banking
2 244 (44.44%) Front Office
3 243 (44.26%) Finance
4 210 (38.25%) Derivative
5 190 (34.61%) SQL
6 161 (29.33%) Investment Banking
7 141 (25.68%) Java
8 130 (23.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 123 (22.40%) Fixed Income
10 120 (21.86%) UNIX
11 106 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (16.76%) C#
13 76 (13.84%) Oracle
14 72 (13.11%) C++
14 72 (13.11%) Multithreading
15 69 (12.57%) Risk Management
16 67 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
17 64 (11.66%) Linux
18 63 (11.48%) Business Analysis
19 61 (11.11%) Low Latency
20 58 (10.56%) Equity Derivative
21 55 (10.02%) Project Management
22 53 (9.65%) Sybase
23 52 (9.47%) FIX Protocol
24 46 (8.38%) Data Analysis
25 44 (8.01%) Perl
25 44 (8.01%) VBA
26 42 (7.65%) .NET
26 42 (7.65%) Python
26 42 (7.65%) Asset Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 9 (1.64%) WebSphere
2 7 (1.28%) WebLogic
2 7 (1.28%) Apache
2 7 (1.28%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (0.73%) Node.js
5 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.18%) Liferay
6 1 (0.18%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.18%) Documentum
Applications
1 25 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.91%) MS Office
3 11 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.46%) MS Project
5 5 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 23 (4.19%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.28%) LatentZero
3 5 (0.91%) Summit
4 3 (0.55%) Salerio
5 2 (0.36%) RMDS
5 2 (0.36%) Global One
5 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.46%) Firewall
2 7 (1.28%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.73%) SSH
4 3 (0.55%) DNS
4 3 (0.55%) Internet
4 3 (0.55%) Multicast
5 2 (0.36%) LDAP
5 2 (0.36%) HTTP
5 2 (0.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.36%) Network Security
5 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.65%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.83%) KDB
4 18 (3.28%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.64%) Big Data
7 8 (1.46%) Hadoop
7 8 (1.46%) RDBMS
8 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (1.28%) MS Access
9 5 (0.91%) PowerMart
9 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (0.73%) HBase
10 4 (0.73%) QlikView
11 3 (0.55%) OLAP
11 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.36%) ObjectStore
12 2 (0.36%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (3.83%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.73%) Subversion
2 15 (2.73%) JIRA
3 13 (2.37%) NUnit
4 12 (2.19%) Maven
5 7 (1.28%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.28%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.09%) Moq
7 5 (0.91%) VisiBroker
7 5 (0.91%) Selenium
7 5 (0.91%) JUnit
7 5 (0.91%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.73%) TeamCity
8 4 (0.73%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.73%) Grunt
9 3 (0.55%) Hudson
9 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 3 (0.55%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.36%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 256 (46.63%) Banking
2 244 (44.44%) Front Office
3 243 (44.26%) Finance
4 161 (29.33%) Investment Banking
5 39 (7.10%) Back Office
6 32 (5.83%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.10%) Retail
8 14 (2.55%) Legal
9 5 (0.91%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.73%) Billing
11 3 (0.55%) International Banking
11 3 (0.55%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Law
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 235 (42.81%) Developer
2 202 (36.79%) Analyst
3 118 (21.49%) Business Analyst
4 83 (15.12%) Java Developer
5 49 (8.93%) Support Analyst
6 41 (7.47%) C# Developer
7 37 (6.74%) Applications Support
8 32 (5.83%) C++ Developer
9 19 (3.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 19 (3.46%) Project Manager
10 15 (2.73%) Senior Developer
11 13 (2.37%) VBA Developer
12 12 (2.19%) Banking Business Analyst
12 12 (2.19%) Market Risk Business Analyst
12 12 (2.19%) Market Risk Analyst
12 12 (2.19%) WPF Developer
13 10 (1.82%) Front Office Developer
13 10 (1.82%) Data Analyst
14 9 (1.64%) Test Analyst
14 9 (1.64%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (9.47%) FIX Protocol
2 42 (7.65%) .NET
3 33 (6.01%) XML
4 31 (5.65%) HTML
5 29 (5.28%) WPF
6 23 (4.19%) Spring
7 19 (3.46%) WinForms
8 18 (3.28%) HTML5
9 17 (3.10%) Middleware
10 15 (2.73%) WCF
11 14 (2.55%) Hibernate
12 12 (2.19%) Web Services
13 11 (2.00%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.82%) FpML
14 10 (1.82%) JMS
14 10 (1.82%) REST
15 9 (1.64%) AngularJS
15 9 (1.64%) CSS
16 8 (1.46%) SOAP
16 8 (1.46%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 210 (38.25%) Derivative
2 130 (23.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 123 (22.40%) Fixed Income
4 67 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (10.56%) Equity Derivative
6 32 (5.83%) Market Risk
7 28 (5.10%) Credit Risk
8 22 (4.01%) Reference Data
8 22 (4.01%) Management Information System
9 19 (3.46%) Mathematics
10 18 (3.28%) Credit Derivative
11 14 (2.55%) Computer Science
12 13 (2.37%) N-Tier
13 12 (2.19%) Hedge funds
14 11 (2.00%) Data Structures
14 11 (2.00%) Algorithms
15 9 (1.64%) SWIFT
16 8 (1.46%) Contract for Difference
16 8 (1.46%) Tandem
17 6 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 120 (21.86%) UNIX
2 64 (11.66%) Linux
3 36 (6.56%) Windows
4 6 (1.09%) Solaris
4 6 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.91%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.55%) SUSE
7 2 (0.36%) Android
7 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (19.31%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (13.11%) Multithreading
3 69 (12.57%) Risk Management
4 63 (11.48%) Business Analysis
5 61 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 55 (10.02%) Project Management
7 46 (8.38%) Data Analysis
8 42 (7.65%) Asset Management
9 37 (6.74%) OO
10 34 (6.19%) Algorithmic Trading
11 33 (6.01%) TDD
11 33 (6.01%) Electronic Trading
12 32 (5.83%) Migration
13 29 (5.28%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (5.28%) Analytics
14 26 (4.74%) Data Modelling
15 22 (4.01%) Investment Management
16 20 (3.64%) Change Management
17 19 (3.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (3.46%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (34.61%) SQL
2 141 (25.68%) Java
3 92 (16.76%) C#
4 72 (13.11%) C++
5 44 (8.01%) Perl
5 44 (8.01%) VBA
6 42 (7.65%) Python
7 24 (4.37%) JavaScript
8 19 (3.46%) Shell Script
9 12 (2.19%) PL/SQL
10 11 (2.00%) T-SQL
10 11 (2.00%) Scala
11 7 (1.28%) Korn
12 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
12 6 (1.09%) C
12 6 (1.09%) VB
13 3 (0.55%) R
13 3 (0.55%) AWK
13 3 (0.55%) C-shell
13 3 (0.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (6.38%) Degree
2 6 (1.09%) ISEB
3 3 (0.55%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.36%) PhD
4 2 (0.36%) CISSP
4 2 (0.36%) CNA
4 2 (0.36%) Novell Certification
4 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.36%) GIAC
4 2 (0.36%) GCIA
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (0.18%) CFA
5 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.18%) CIMA
5 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.64%) QA
2 16 (2.91%) EMIR
3 13 (2.37%) Dodd-Frank
4 11 (2.00%) Basel III
5 4 (0.73%) FATCA
6 3 (0.55%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
7 2 (0.36%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) NFS
3 2 (0.36%) Apache Flume
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 9 (1.64%) Control-M
2 5 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.91%) Vagrant
3 3 (0.55%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.55%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 76 (13.84%) Oracle
2 53 (9.65%) Sybase
3 35 (6.38%) Fidessa
4 20 (3.64%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.46%) Bloomberg
6 18 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 16 (2.91%) Reuters
7 16 (2.91%) thinkFolio
8 10 (1.82%) Charles River
9 9 (1.64%) Informatica
10 7 (1.28%) Calypso
11 6 (1.09%) SmartStream
11 6 (1.09%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.09%) Typemock
12 5 (0.91%) GoldenSource
12 5 (0.91%) MKS
13 4 (0.73%) Sophis
13 4 (0.73%) Murex
13 4 (0.73%) SAP
13 4 (0.73%) Mantas
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