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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 189 137 132
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -5
Contract jobs citing Equities 263 385 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.12% 1.59% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 4.90% 5.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 286 338
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £681 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7175 7861 8139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.58% 32.38% 30.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4788 5398 5500
Average daily rate £450 £451 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.16% -4.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 169 213
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 -31 65 £525 - 46
Docklands, London +6 2 £513 -2.38%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 277 (45.19%) Banking
2 242 (39.48%) Front Office
3 235 (38.34%) Finance
4 226 (36.87%) Derivative
5 206 (33.61%) Investment Banking
6 183 (29.85%) Fixed Income
6 183 (29.85%) SQL
7 142 (23.16%) UNIX
8 138 (22.51%) Java
9 125 (20.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 89 (14.52%) C#
11 79 (12.89%) Oracle
12 66 (10.77%) Windows
12 66 (10.77%) Project Management
13 63 (10.28%) Perl
14 61 (9.95%) C++
14 61 (9.95%) Electronic Trading
15 60 (9.79%) Python
15 60 (9.79%) Low Latency
16 58 (9.46%) Back Office
16 58 (9.46%) Business Analysis
17 57 (9.30%) Sybase
17 57 (9.30%) Fidessa
18 56 (9.14%) Equity Derivative
19 53 (8.65%) SQL Server
20 52 (8.48%) FIX Protocol
21 50 (8.16%) OO
21 50 (8.16%) Risk Management
22 49 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
23 45 (7.34%) Linux

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (1.47%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.14%) Confluence
3 3 (0.49%) WebSphere
3 3 (0.49%) Apache
4 2 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (0.33%) GemFire
4 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.16%) Node.js
5 1 (0.16%) Lync
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.16%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.16%) CMS
5 1 (0.16%) Zope
5 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 28 (4.57%) MS Office
2 23 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.79%) MS Project
4 10 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.16%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 28 (4.57%) Markit EDM
2 9 (1.47%) Global One
3 5 (0.82%) Salerio
4 3 (0.49%) RMDS
5 2 (0.33%) Eagle PACE
5 2 (0.33%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.33%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.16%) Minerva
6 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.16%) Advent Geneva
6 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.16%) Loanet
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (1.79%) Intranet
3 10 (1.63%) Firewall
4 8 (1.31%) Multicast
5 7 (1.14%) VPN
6 5 (0.82%) SSH
7 3 (0.49%) LAN
7 3 (0.49%) WAN
8 2 (0.33%) DNS
8 2 (0.33%) HTTP
8 2 (0.33%) Internet
8 2 (0.33%) LDAP
9 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.16%) Network Security
9 1 (0.16%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 26 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (2.77%) Oracle Database
5 14 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (1.63%) KDB
8 9 (1.47%) DTS
9 8 (1.31%) MS Access
10 7 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.14%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.65%) MySQL
12 3 (0.49%) Big Data
13 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
14 1 (0.16%) QlikView
14 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.16%) OLTP
14 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (3.43%) Subversion
2 19 (3.10%) JIRA
3 6 (0.98%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
5 4 (0.65%) WinRunner
6 3 (0.49%) JUnit
7 2 (0.33%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.33%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.33%) FitNesse
7 2 (0.33%) Maven
7 2 (0.33%) Grunt
8 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.16%) RIATest
8 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.16%) NUnit
8 1 (0.16%) Selenium
8 1 (0.16%) StyleCop
General
1 277 (45.19%) Banking
2 242 (39.48%) Front Office
3 235 (38.34%) Finance
4 206 (33.61%) Investment Banking
5 58 (9.46%) Back Office
6 35 (5.71%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.94%) Retail
8 17 (2.77%) Legal
9 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.49%) International Banking
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
12 2 (0.33%) Billing
13 1 (0.16%) German Language
13 1 (0.16%) Marketing
13 1 (0.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 228 (37.19%) Analyst
2 209 (34.09%) Developer
3 153 (24.96%) Business Analyst
4 57 (9.30%) Java Developer
5 44 (7.18%) Project Manager
6 29 (4.73%) Support Analyst
7 27 (4.40%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.08%) Fidessa Developer
9 21 (3.43%) Consultant
10 20 (3.26%) Test Manager
10 20 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (2.77%) Python Developer
12 14 (2.28%) Test Analyst
12 14 (2.28%) Credit Risk Analyst
13 12 (1.96%) Data Analyst
13 12 (1.96%) Senior Developer
13 12 (1.96%) Senior Business Analyst
13 12 (1.96%) Applications Support
14 10 (1.63%) Architect
14 10 (1.63%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (8.48%) FIX Protocol
2 29 (4.73%) .NET
3 23 (3.75%) XML
4 22 (3.59%) WPF
5 17 (2.77%) Middleware
6 16 (2.61%) HTML
7 15 (2.45%) WinForms
8 13 (2.12%) CSS
9 12 (1.96%) WCF
9 12 (1.96%) Spring
10 11 (1.79%) HTML5
10 11 (1.79%) Rendezvous
11 7 (1.14%) Ext JS
11 7 (1.14%) Hibernate
12 6 (0.98%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.82%) Web Services
14 4 (0.65%) JMS
14 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.65%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 226 (36.87%) Derivative
2 183 (29.85%) Fixed Income
3 125 (20.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 56 (9.14%) Equity Derivative
5 43 (7.01%) Computer Science
6 35 (5.71%) Credit Risk
7 20 (3.26%) Reference Data
8 19 (3.10%) Market Risk
8 19 (3.10%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.61%) Hedge funds
10 15 (2.45%) Credit Derivative
11 8 (1.31%) Tandem
12 7 (1.14%) Blackberry
13 6 (0.98%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.98%) Graphic Design
14 5 (0.82%) SWIFT
14 5 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.82%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.65%) Grid Computing
15 4 (0.65%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 142 (23.16%) UNIX
2 66 (10.77%) Windows
3 45 (7.34%) Linux
4 17 (2.77%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.12%) Windows XP
6 6 (0.98%) Solaris
7 3 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.33%) SUSE
8 2 (0.33%) Android
8 2 (0.33%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (10.77%) Project Management
2 61 (9.95%) Electronic Trading
3 60 (9.79%) Low Latency
4 58 (9.46%) Business Analysis
5 50 (8.16%) OO
5 50 (8.16%) Risk Management
6 49 (7.99%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (7.01%) Asset Management
8 40 (6.53%) Data Analysis
9 39 (6.36%) TDD
10 37 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (5.87%) Migration
12 33 (5.38%) Investment Management
13 31 (5.06%) Multithreading
13 31 (5.06%) Unit Testing
14 28 (4.57%) User Acceptance Testing
14 28 (4.57%) Software Engineering
15 27 (4.40%) Algorithmic Trading
16 25 (4.08%) Scrum
16 25 (4.08%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 183 (29.85%) SQL
2 138 (22.51%) Java
3 89 (14.52%) C#
4 63 (10.28%) Perl
5 61 (9.95%) C++
6 60 (9.79%) Python
7 34 (5.55%) VBA
8 24 (3.92%) Tcl
9 23 (3.75%) C
10 19 (3.10%) Shell Script
11 17 (2.77%) JavaScript
12 16 (2.61%) T-SQL
12 16 (2.61%) Scala
13 13 (2.12%) C-shell
13 13 (2.12%) AWK
14 11 (1.79%) VB
15 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.98%) VBScript
16 6 (0.98%) Ruby
17 5 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 32 (5.22%) Degree
2 7 (1.14%) ISEB
3 6 (0.98%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.82%) CIMA
5 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
5 4 (0.65%) PhD
6 2 (0.33%) HNC
6 2 (0.33%) HND
6 2 (0.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.16%) GCIA
7 1 (0.16%) GIAC
7 1 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.16%) MBA
7 1 (0.16%) ACCA
7 1 (0.16%) PMP
7 1 (0.16%) CISSP
7 1 (0.16%) CNA
7 1 (0.16%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.71%) EMIR
2 29 (4.73%) QA
2 29 (4.73%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (1.79%) Basel III
4 7 (1.14%) FATCA
5 3 (0.49%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.33%) SLA
6 2 (0.33%) MiFID
7 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.16%) Basel II
System Software
1 14 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.49%) NFS
3 2 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.16%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.82%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.49%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.33%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.16%) SCCM
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.16%) Control-M
Vendors
1 79 (12.89%) Oracle
2 57 (9.30%) Sybase
2 57 (9.30%) Fidessa
3 31 (5.06%) Microsoft
4 26 (4.24%) Bloomberg
5 21 (3.43%) Reuters
6 15 (2.45%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.79%) Charles River
8 8 (1.31%) Sencha
9 7 (1.14%) Perforce
9 7 (1.14%) SunGard
10 6 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.98%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.98%) Tradeweb
10 6 (0.98%) thinkFolio
10 6 (0.98%) ION Trading
10 6 (0.98%) 29West
10 6 (0.98%) Fiserv
11 5 (0.82%) Thunderhead
12 4 (0.65%) CQG
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