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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 216 145 162
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +17
Contract jobs citing Equities 236 351 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.07% 1.57% 1.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.93% 4.34% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 255 271
Median daily rate £600 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
8049 8088 8570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.49% 36.28% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5745 5552 6023
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £640 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 154
Median hourly rate £21.17 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.61% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £42.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the London region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 52 £600 +13.74% 35
Canary Wharf -1 2 £613 +22.50%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 282 (49.56%) Banking
2 271 (47.63%) Finance
3 231 (40.60%) Front Office
4 218 (38.31%) Fixed Income
5 211 (37.08%) Investment Banking
6 186 (32.69%) SQL
7 172 (30.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 159 (27.94%) Derivative
9 157 (27.59%) Java
10 128 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
11 126 (22.14%) Unix
12 101 (17.75%) C#
13 89 (15.64%) Linux
14 84 (14.76%) FIX Protocol
15 75 (13.18%) Multithreading
16 72 (12.65%) Electronic Trading
17 68 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
18 66 (11.60%) Asset Management
18 66 (11.60%) Project Management
19 64 (11.25%) Low Latency
20 63 (11.07%) Oracle
21 61 (10.72%) Windows
22 58 (10.19%) Financial Institution
23 53 (9.31%) SQL Server
23 53 (9.31%) Perl
23 53 (9.31%) Business Analysis
24 51 (8.96%) Sybase
25 50 (8.79%) Analytics
26 49 (8.61%) Risk Management
27 48 (8.44%) JavaScript

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (2.81%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.58%) Confluence
3 7 (1.23%) MQSeries
4 6 (1.05%) IIS
5 5 (0.88%) Apache Spark
5 5 (0.88%) Mule
5 5 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.88%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.35%) JBoss
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) CMS
8 1 (0.18%) GemFire
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
8 1 (0.18%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 30 (5.27%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 16 (2.81%) MS Project
3 6 (1.05%) MS Office
3 6 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
5 1 (0.18%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (1.41%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.88%) Front Arena
2 5 (0.88%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.70%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.53%) Eikon
4 3 (0.53%) Global One
5 2 (0.35%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.18%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.18%) Minerva
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.18%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.18%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.18%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.18%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.04%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.58%) Firewall
3 8 (1.41%) Intranet
4 5 (0.88%) Network Security
5 4 (0.70%) Internet
5 4 (0.70%) Multicast
5 4 (0.70%) PuTTY
5 4 (0.70%) VPN
6 3 (0.53%) DNS
6 3 (0.53%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.53%) LAN
6 3 (0.53%) NGN
6 3 (0.53%) WAN
7 2 (0.35%) BGP
7 2 (0.35%) DWDM
7 2 (0.35%) HTTP
7 2 (0.35%) MPLS
7 2 (0.35%) Packet Switching
7 2 (0.35%) SAN
7 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (9.31%) SQL Server
2 34 (5.98%) Relational Database
3 24 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 11 (1.93%) Oracle Database
7 10 (1.76%) RDBMS
8 8 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (1.41%) KDB
8 8 (1.41%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.05%) Big Data
10 6 (1.05%) Data Mining
11 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
11 5 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 4 (0.70%) BusinessObjects XI
12 4 (0.70%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 31 (5.45%) JIRA
2 15 (2.64%) Maven
3 12 (2.11%) JUnit
3 12 (2.11%) Selenium
4 11 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (1.76%) Subversion
6 9 (1.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (1.58%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.05%) Bower
7 6 (1.05%) ClearCase
7 6 (1.05%) ClearQuest
7 6 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.88%) Cucumber
8 5 (0.88%) EasyMock
8 5 (0.88%) Grunt
8 5 (0.88%) JMeter
8 5 (0.88%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.88%) Mockito
9 4 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 282 (49.56%) Banking
2 271 (47.63%) Finance
3 231 (40.60%) Front Office
4 211 (37.08%) Investment Banking
5 58 (10.19%) Financial Institution
6 48 (8.44%) Retail
7 33 (5.80%) Back Office
8 10 (1.76%) Legal
9 9 (1.58%) Marketing
10 4 (0.70%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Advertising
12 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 230 (40.42%) Developer
2 205 (36.03%) Analyst
3 102 (17.93%) Business Analyst
4 86 (15.11%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.44%) Front Office Developer
6 47 (8.26%) Project Manager
7 42 (7.38%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.80%) Support Analyst
9 32 (5.62%) Applications Support
10 31 (5.45%) C# Developer
11 28 (4.92%) IT Analyst
12 26 (4.57%) Business IT Analyst
12 26 (4.57%) IT Business Analyst
13 23 (4.04%) SQL Developer
14 22 (3.87%) C++ Developer
14 22 (3.87%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 20 (3.51%) Banking Analyst
15 20 (3.51%) Test Analyst
16 18 (3.16%) Risk Analyst
16 18 (3.16%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.76%) FIX Protocol
2 42 (7.38%) HTML
3 41 (7.21%) .NET
4 31 (5.45%) XML
5 29 (5.10%) AngularJS
6 21 (3.69%) J2EE
6 21 (3.69%) WPF
7 20 (3.51%) HTML5
7 20 (3.51%) Spring
8 17 (2.99%) JMS
9 16 (2.81%) Middleware
10 15 (2.64%) Hibernate
11 14 (2.46%) FpML
12 12 (2.11%) CSS
13 11 (1.93%) ASP.NET
14 9 (1.58%) .NET Framework
14 9 (1.58%) JAXB
14 9 (1.58%) JSON
14 9 (1.58%) JSP
14 9 (1.58%) Reactive Extensions
Miscellaneous
1 218 (38.31%) Fixed Income
2 172 (30.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 159 (27.94%) Derivative
4 68 (11.95%) Analytical Skills
5 37 (6.50%) Equity Derivative
6 21 (3.69%) Hedge funds
7 20 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 18 (3.16%) Data Structures
9 16 (2.81%) Data Centre
9 16 (2.81%) Market Risk
10 14 (2.46%) Computer Science
11 13 (2.28%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.11%) Credit Risk
12 12 (2.11%) OTC Derivatives
12 12 (2.11%) SWIFT
12 12 (2.11%) User Experience
13 11 (1.93%) Fintech
13 11 (1.93%) Reference Data
14 9 (1.58%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.58%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 126 (22.14%) Unix
2 89 (15.64%) Linux
3 61 (10.72%) Windows
4 18 (3.16%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.11%) Solaris
6 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.35%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (13.18%) Multithreading
3 72 (12.65%) Electronic Trading
4 66 (11.60%) Asset Management
4 66 (11.60%) Project Management
5 64 (11.25%) Low Latency
6 53 (9.31%) Business Analysis
7 50 (8.79%) Analytics
8 49 (8.61%) Risk Management
9 44 (7.73%) SDLC
10 41 (7.21%) Algorithmic Trading
11 38 (6.68%) Migration
12 37 (6.50%) Data Analysis
13 34 (5.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 30 (5.27%) TDD
15 29 (5.10%) Data Modelling
15 29 (5.10%) Performance Tuning
16 24 (4.22%) ITIL
16 24 (4.22%) Market Making
17 22 (3.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 186 (32.69%) SQL
2 157 (27.59%) Java
3 101 (17.75%) C#
4 53 (9.31%) Perl
5 48 (8.44%) JavaScript
6 41 (7.21%) Shell Script
7 34 (5.98%) Python
8 33 (5.80%) C++
9 29 (5.10%) Scala
10 19 (3.34%) VB
11 18 (3.16%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.99%) PowerShell
13 16 (2.81%) VBA
14 14 (2.46%) PL/SQL
14 14 (2.46%) T-SQL
15 13 (2.28%) Tcl
16 9 (1.58%) MATLAB
17 8 (1.41%) C
18 6 (1.05%) PHP
18 6 (1.05%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (6.68%) Degree
2 11 (1.93%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.05%) ISEB
5 5 (0.88%) CISM
5 5 (0.88%) CISSP
5 5 (0.88%) PMP
6 3 (0.53%) APMP
6 3 (0.53%) CCA
6 3 (0.53%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.53%) CNA
6 3 (0.53%) GCIA
6 3 (0.53%) GCIH
6 3 (0.53%) GIAC
6 3 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (0.53%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (0.53%) Novell Certification
6 3 (0.53%) SANS
7 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.73%) QA
2 28 (4.92%) MiFID
3 9 (1.58%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.58%) EMIR
4 7 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.35%) Basel III
6 2 (0.35%) FATCA
6 2 (0.35%) SLA
7 1 (0.18%) COREP
7 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.18%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.18%) SAS 70
System Software
1 5 (0.88%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.53%) XenApp
3 2 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.18%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (1.76%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.58%) Control-M
3 6 (1.05%) Nagios
4 5 (0.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 5 (0.88%) Puppet
5 3 (0.53%) Ansible
5 3 (0.53%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.53%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.53%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.35%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.35%) Kibana
6 2 (0.35%) logstash
7 1 (0.18%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.18%) Foglight
7 1 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 63 (11.07%) Oracle
2 51 (8.96%) Sybase
3 46 (8.08%) Fidessa
4 27 (4.75%) Microsoft
5 20 (3.51%) Bloomberg
6 13 (2.28%) Reuters
7 12 (2.11%) Murex
8 10 (1.76%) Informatica
9 9 (1.58%) Charles River
9 9 (1.58%) TIBCO
10 8 (1.41%) DataSynapse
11 7 (1.23%) Citrix
11 7 (1.23%) HP
11 7 (1.23%) ServiceNow
11 7 (1.23%) Splunk
12 6 (1.05%) DevExpress
12 6 (1.05%) Trayport
12 6 (1.05%) VMware
13 5 (0.88%) Remedy
13 5 (0.88%) SimCorp
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Rate: £550.00 - £595.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Posted: 1 hour ago
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Rate: £600 per annum
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: 375-425 GBP/day negotiable
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