The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 139 139 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Equities 379 315 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.53% 1.43% 1.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.90% 4.36% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 226 313
Average daily rate £550 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £401
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £525
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.00 -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7734 7218 8733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.25% 32.84% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5452 5033 5839
Average daily rate £450 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 227
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.15 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £52.80 £47.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Equities
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
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Vacancies
City of London +11 124 £550 - 55
Docklands, London -2 5 £488 -2.50% 1
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 332 (48.05%) Finance
2 309 (44.72%) Banking
3 278 (40.23%) Derivative
4 266 (38.49%) Front Office
5 230 (33.29%) Investment Banking
6 208 (30.10%) Fixed Income
7 190 (27.50%) SQL
8 166 (24.02%) Java
9 159 (23.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 125 (18.09%) UNIX
11 103 (14.91%) Project Management
12 83 (12.01%) Oracle
13 78 (11.29%) C#
14 74 (10.71%) Back Office
15 68 (9.84%) SQL Server
16 65 (9.41%) Equity Derivative
17 63 (9.12%) Business Analysis
18 62 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
18 62 (8.97%) Sybase
18 62 (8.97%) Low Latency
19 60 (8.68%) Electronic Trading
20 58 (8.39%) Algorithmic Trading
21 55 (7.96%) Perl
21 55 (7.96%) OO
22 54 (7.81%) Multithreading
23 53 (7.67%) Risk Management
24 52 (7.53%) Windows
25 51 (7.38%) Degree
26 50 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
26 50 (7.24%) C++

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (1.30%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.16%) Confluence
3 7 (1.01%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.87%) Oracle Coherence
5 5 (0.72%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.58%) GemFire
7 3 (0.43%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.14%) Lync
9 1 (0.14%) Node.js
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.14%) Zope
Applications
1 34 (4.92%) MS Office
1 34 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.03%) MS Project
3 11 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.72%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (2.60%) Markit EDM
2 13 (1.88%) Global One
3 6 (0.87%) LatentZero
4 5 (0.72%) Minerva
4 5 (0.72%) Salerio
5 3 (0.43%) Loanet
5 3 (0.43%) RMDS
5 3 (0.43%) Capstone
5 3 (0.43%) Tesseract
6 2 (0.29%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.29%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
7 1 (0.14%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.14%) Front Arena
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.74%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.59%) Firewall
3 9 (1.30%) VPN
4 6 (0.87%) Intranet
5 3 (0.43%) Multicast
5 3 (0.43%) LAN
5 3 (0.43%) WAN
5 3 (0.43%) HTTP
6 2 (0.29%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.29%) Network Security
6 2 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.18%) KDB
3 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.46%) Oracle Database
4 17 (2.46%) Relational Database
5 10 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.16%) DTS
7 8 (1.16%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.87%) MS Access
9 4 (0.58%) DB2
9 4 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.43%) Spotfire
10 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.29%) Sybase ASE
11 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (3.04%) JIRA
2 19 (2.75%) Subversion
3 10 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.16%) JUnit
4 8 (1.16%) Maven
5 6 (0.87%) QuickTest Pro
6 5 (0.72%) RequisitePro
6 5 (0.72%) IntelliJ
6 5 (0.72%) Axure RP
6 5 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.58%) Hudson
7 4 (0.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (0.58%) FitNesse
8 3 (0.43%) Selenium
8 3 (0.43%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.29%) Ant
9 2 (0.29%) Mockito
9 2 (0.29%) NUnit
9 2 (0.29%) CruiseControl
9 2 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 332 (48.05%) Finance
2 309 (44.72%) Banking
3 266 (38.49%) Front Office
4 230 (33.29%) Investment Banking
5 74 (10.71%) Back Office
6 31 (4.49%) Financial Institution
7 28 (4.05%) Retail
8 26 (3.76%) Legal
9 14 (2.03%) Advertising
10 9 (1.30%) General Ledger
11 8 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.87%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.58%) Private Banking
14 1 (0.14%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) International Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 276 (39.94%) Analyst
2 219 (31.69%) Developer
3 196 (28.36%) Business Analyst
4 79 (11.43%) Java Developer
5 70 (10.13%) Project Manager
6 34 (4.92%) C# Developer
7 27 (3.91%) Support Analyst
8 25 (3.62%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (2.75%) Test Manager
9 19 (2.75%) Business Manager
10 18 (2.60%) Business Project Manager
10 18 (2.60%) Test Analyst
10 18 (2.60%) Consultant
10 18 (2.60%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 16 (2.32%) Senior Developer
11 16 (2.32%) Python Developer
12 15 (2.17%) IT Business Analyst
12 15 (2.17%) Senior Business Analyst
13 14 (2.03%) Banking Business Analyst
14 13 (1.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (7.09%) .NET
2 39 (5.64%) FIX Protocol
3 30 (4.34%) XML
4 29 (4.20%) WPF
5 25 (3.62%) Middleware
6 24 (3.47%) Spring
7 18 (2.60%) WCF
7 18 (2.60%) HTML
8 15 (2.17%) Hibernate
9 14 (2.03%) JMS
10 13 (1.88%) JSP
10 13 (1.88%) Struts
11 11 (1.59%) Web Services
11 11 (1.59%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.59%) CSS
11 11 (1.59%) WinForms
12 9 (1.30%) Servlets
13 8 (1.16%) J2SE
14 7 (1.01%) Rendezvous
15 6 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 278 (40.23%) Derivative
2 208 (30.10%) Fixed Income
3 159 (23.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 65 (9.41%) Equity Derivative
5 44 (6.37%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.05%) Credit Risk
7 27 (3.91%) Reference Data
8 24 (3.47%) Hedge funds
9 19 (2.75%) Credit Derivative
10 13 (1.88%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.45%) Market Risk
12 8 (1.16%) Data Integration
12 8 (1.16%) SWIFT
13 7 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.87%) Mainframe
15 5 (0.72%) VWAP
15 5 (0.72%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.72%) TWAP
15 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
16 4 (0.58%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 125 (18.09%) UNIX
2 52 (7.53%) Windows
3 37 (5.35%) Linux
4 17 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 12 (1.74%) Windows XP
6 5 (0.72%) Solaris
7 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (14.91%) Project Management
2 63 (9.12%) Business Analysis
3 62 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (8.97%) Low Latency
4 60 (8.68%) Electronic Trading
5 58 (8.39%) Algorithmic Trading
6 55 (7.96%) OO
7 54 (7.81%) Multithreading
8 53 (7.67%) Risk Management
9 50 (7.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 48 (6.95%) Asset Management
11 41 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
12 37 (5.35%) TDD
13 34 (4.92%) Workflow
14 30 (4.34%) Data Analysis
15 27 (3.91%) Migration
15 27 (3.91%) Change Management
16 24 (3.47%) Investment Management
16 24 (3.47%) Root Cause Analysis
17 23 (3.33%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 190 (27.50%) SQL
2 166 (24.02%) Java
3 78 (11.29%) C#
4 55 (7.96%) Perl
5 50 (7.24%) C++
6 45 (6.51%) Python
7 26 (3.76%) VBA
8 22 (3.18%) T-SQL
9 19 (2.75%) Shell Script
10 18 (2.60%) Scala
11 11 (1.59%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.45%) JavaScript
13 9 (1.30%) Tcl
14 7 (1.01%) C
14 7 (1.01%) VB
14 7 (1.01%) AWK
14 7 (1.01%) C-shell
15 6 (0.87%) XPath
15 6 (0.87%) VBScript
16 5 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (7.38%) Degree
2 12 (1.74%) ISEB
3 7 (1.01%) CIMA
3 7 (1.01%) ISTQB
4 4 (0.58%) PMI Certification
4 4 (0.58%) ACCA
5 3 (0.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.29%) CISSP
6 2 (0.29%) CNA
6 2 (0.29%) Novell Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.29%) PMP
6 2 (0.29%) PhD
6 2 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (0.29%) GIAC
6 2 (0.29%) GCIA
6 2 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.14%) MBA
7 1 (0.14%) HNC
7 1 (0.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (6.51%) QA
2 44 (6.37%) EMIR
3 39 (5.64%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (1.74%) Basel III
5 9 (1.30%) FATCA
6 6 (0.87%) CRD IV
6 6 (0.87%) MiFID
6 6 (0.87%) SLA
7 4 (0.58%) Basel II
8 2 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.14%) GAAP
9 1 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.14%) COREP
9 1 (0.14%) FINREP
System Software
1 9 (1.30%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.58%) Control-M
3 3 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (12.01%) Oracle
2 62 (8.97%) Sybase
3 50 (7.24%) Fidessa
4 42 (6.08%) Bloomberg
5 30 (4.34%) Microsoft
6 19 (2.75%) TIBCO
6 19 (2.75%) Reuters
7 12 (1.74%) ION Trading
7 12 (1.74%) Tradeweb
8 10 (1.45%) thinkFolio
8 10 (1.45%) Murex
9 8 (1.16%) Calypso
9 8 (1.16%) Actimize
10 7 (1.01%) SunGard
10 7 (1.01%) Business Objects
10 7 (1.01%) Thunderhead
10 7 (1.01%) Sophis
11 5 (0.72%) Charles River
11 5 (0.72%) Adobe
11 5 (0.72%) Fiserv
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