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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 178 140 164
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Contract jobs citing Equities 295 372 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.24% 1.52% 1.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.56% 4.07% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 264 210
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
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
8291 9146 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.92% 37.42% 37.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5905 6455 5674
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 157 216
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £21.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £49.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -28 87 £550 -4.34% 27
Docklands, London +11 2 - - 2
Mayfair - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 258 (47.87%) Banking
2 241 (44.71%) Front Office
3 228 (42.30%) Finance
4 194 (35.99%) SQL
4 194 (35.99%) Derivative
5 171 (31.73%) Investment Banking
6 135 (25.05%) Java
7 126 (23.38%) UNIX
8 124 (23.01%) Fixed Income
9 121 (22.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 105 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
11 103 (19.11%) C#
12 78 (14.47%) Oracle
13 73 (13.54%) C++
14 70 (12.99%) Business Analysis
15 64 (11.87%) Multithreading
15 64 (11.87%) Low Latency
16 62 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
16 62 (11.50%) Linux
17 60 (11.13%) Risk Management
18 59 (10.95%) FIX Protocol
19 51 (9.46%) Sybase
20 49 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
21 46 (8.53%) Perl
22 45 (8.35%) Project Management
22 45 (8.35%) Asset Management
23 43 (7.98%) .NET
24 42 (7.79%) SQL Server
24 42 (7.79%) VBA
25 40 (7.42%) Python

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (1.11%) Tomcat
1 6 (1.11%) WebSphere
2 5 (0.93%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (0.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.56%) Apache
5 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.37%) Node.js
6 1 (0.19%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.19%) Liferay
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.19%) CMS
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.19%) Documentum
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.19%) GemFire
Applications
1 22 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.97%) MS Office
3 10 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.48%) MS Project
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.19%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 25 (4.64%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.93%) Summit
3 4 (0.74%) Salerio
3 4 (0.74%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.37%) Global One
4 2 (0.37%) RMDS
4 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.19%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.19%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.48%) Firewall
3 7 (1.30%) SSH
4 4 (0.74%) Multicast
4 4 (0.74%) Intranet
5 3 (0.56%) Internet
5 3 (0.56%) DNS
6 2 (0.37%) HTTP
6 2 (0.37%) LDAP
6 2 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.37%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.37%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (7.79%) SQL Server
2 30 (5.57%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.34%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.15%) KDB
5 13 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.11%) Big Data
7 6 (1.11%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (0.93%) Hadoop
8 5 (0.93%) PowerMart
8 5 (0.93%) MS Access
8 5 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.56%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.56%) HBase
10 2 (0.37%) ObjectStore
10 2 (0.37%) MySQL
10 2 (0.37%) DB2
10 2 (0.37%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 22 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.53%) Subversion
3 13 (2.41%) JIRA
4 12 (2.23%) NUnit
5 11 (2.04%) Maven
6 7 (1.30%) Rhino Mocks
7 6 (1.11%) Moq
7 6 (1.11%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.93%) VisiBroker
8 5 (0.93%) JUnit
9 4 (0.74%) Grunt
9 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (0.74%) Selenium
9 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.56%) TeamCity
10 3 (0.56%) Hudson
10 3 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.56%) WinRunner
11 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
General
1 258 (47.87%) Banking
2 241 (44.71%) Front Office
3 228 (42.30%) Finance
4 171 (31.73%) Investment Banking
5 33 (6.12%) Back Office
6 32 (5.94%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.53%) Retail
8 15 (2.78%) Legal
9 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) International Banking
10 3 (0.56%) French Language
11 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.19%) Games
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 227 (42.12%) Developer
2 199 (36.92%) Analyst
3 113 (20.96%) Business Analyst
4 77 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 49 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 44 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 34 (6.31%) Applications Support
8 27 (5.01%) C++ Developer
9 20 (3.71%) Project Manager
10 18 (3.34%) Applications Support Analyst
11 15 (2.78%) Senior Developer
12 14 (2.60%) WPF Developer
13 12 (2.23%) Data Analyst
14 11 (2.04%) Market Risk Business Analyst
14 11 (2.04%) VBA Developer
14 11 (2.04%) Market Risk Analyst
14 11 (2.04%) Front Office Developer
15 10 (1.86%) Test Analyst
15 10 (1.86%) Senior Java Developer
15 10 (1.86%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.95%) FIX Protocol
2 43 (7.98%) .NET
3 33 (6.12%) XML
4 31 (5.75%) HTML
4 31 (5.75%) WPF
5 23 (4.27%) WinForms
6 20 (3.71%) Spring
7 18 (3.34%) WCF
7 18 (3.34%) HTML5
8 16 (2.97%) Middleware
9 13 (2.41%) Web Services
10 11 (2.04%) .NET Framework
10 11 (2.04%) Hibernate
10 11 (2.04%) CSS
11 10 (1.86%) AngularJS
11 10 (1.86%) FpML
12 9 (1.67%) Rendezvous
12 9 (1.67%) JMS
12 9 (1.67%) REST
13 8 (1.48%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 194 (35.99%) Derivative
2 124 (23.01%) Fixed Income
3 121 (22.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 62 (11.50%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (9.09%) Equity Derivative
6 28 (5.19%) Market Risk
7 26 (4.82%) Credit Risk
8 22 (4.08%) Reference Data
9 20 (3.71%) Mathematics
10 19 (3.53%) Management Information System
11 16 (2.97%) Computer Science
12 14 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
12 14 (2.60%) Hedge funds
13 11 (2.04%) N-Tier
13 11 (2.04%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.86%) Algorithms
15 8 (1.48%) Tandem
16 7 (1.30%) SWIFT
17 5 (0.93%) Visualisation
17 5 (0.93%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 126 (23.38%) UNIX
2 62 (11.50%) Linux
3 38 (7.05%) Windows
4 6 (1.11%) Solaris
4 6 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (0.93%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.56%) SUSE
7 2 (0.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.37%) Android
8 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (12.99%) Business Analysis
3 64 (11.87%) Multithreading
3 64 (11.87%) Low Latency
4 60 (11.13%) Risk Management
5 45 (8.35%) Project Management
5 45 (8.35%) Asset Management
6 40 (7.42%) Data Analysis
7 37 (6.86%) Electronic Trading
8 34 (6.31%) OO
8 34 (6.31%) Migration
9 33 (6.12%) TDD
10 32 (5.94%) Analytics
11 30 (5.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (5.57%) Algorithmic Trading
11 30 (5.57%) Investment Management
12 27 (5.01%) Data Modelling
13 19 (3.53%) Automated Testing
13 19 (3.53%) Test Scripting
14 18 (3.34%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 194 (35.99%) SQL
2 135 (25.05%) Java
3 103 (19.11%) C#
4 73 (13.54%) C++
5 46 (8.53%) Perl
6 42 (7.79%) VBA
7 40 (7.42%) Python
8 26 (4.82%) JavaScript
9 18 (3.34%) Shell Script
10 13 (2.41%) T-SQL
11 12 (2.23%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.30%) Scala
12 7 (1.30%) C
12 7 (1.30%) VB
13 6 (1.11%) Korn
13 6 (1.11%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.93%) R
15 4 (0.74%) AWK
15 4 (0.74%) C-shell
16 3 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 39 (7.24%) Degree
2 8 (1.48%) ISEB
3 2 (0.37%) CISSP
3 2 (0.37%) CNA
3 2 (0.37%) Novell Certification
3 2 (0.37%) PhD
3 2 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (0.37%) GIAC
3 2 (0.37%) GCIA
3 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.19%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.19%) CFA
4 1 (0.19%) CIMA
4 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.27%) QA
2 16 (2.97%) EMIR
3 10 (1.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 10 (1.86%) Basel III
4 3 (0.56%) Basel II
4 3 (0.56%) CRD IV
5 2 (0.37%) MiFID
6 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (0.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.56%) NFS
3 2 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.19%) XenApp
4 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.19%) Squid
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 9 (1.67%) Control-M
2 5 (0.93%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.74%) ITRS Geneos
3 4 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.56%) Puppet
5 2 (0.37%) BMC Marimba
Vendors
1 78 (14.47%) Oracle
2 51 (9.46%) Sybase
3 37 (6.86%) Fidessa
4 22 (4.08%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.90%) TIBCO
6 18 (3.34%) Reuters
7 17 (3.15%) Bloomberg
8 13 (2.41%) thinkFolio
8 13 (2.41%) Charles River
9 10 (1.86%) Informatica
10 7 (1.30%) 29West
10 7 (1.30%) Calypso
11 6 (1.11%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.11%) SmartStream
11 6 (1.11%) Typemock
12 5 (0.93%) Fiserv
12 5 (0.93%) GoldenSource
12 5 (0.93%) MKS
13 4 (0.74%) Murex
13 4 (0.74%) Mantas
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £650 - £695 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £675.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £600 to £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £585 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £535.00 - £588.50 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago