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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 141 154 159
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Contract jobs citing Equities 335 310 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.58% 1.40% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.45% 3.75% 3.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 232 201
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£550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £674 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £475 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
7534 8260 7521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.47% 37.35% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5222 5650 5334
Average daily rate £450 £450 £455
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 170 156
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.67 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.50% +12.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £51.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.32 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -8.40%

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 2 March 2015.

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 2 March 2015. 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 -11 78 £525 -4.54% 42
Canary Wharf - 2 £513 -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

1 276 (43.81%) Finance
2 262 (41.59%) Derivative
3 260 (41.27%) Front Office
4 246 (39.05%) Banking
5 204 (32.38%) SQL
6 179 (28.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 172 (27.30%) Java
8 167 (26.51%) Fixed Income
9 147 (23.33%) Investment Banking
10 133 (21.11%) UNIX
11 113 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
12 89 (14.13%) C#
13 88 (13.97%) C++
14 79 (12.54%) Multithreading
15 76 (12.06%) Equity Derivative
15 76 (12.06%) Oracle
16 73 (11.59%) FIX Protocol
17 69 (10.95%) Low Latency
18 67 (10.63%) Linux
19 66 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
20 63 (10.00%) Risk Management
21 62 (9.84%) SQL Server
21 62 (9.84%) Business Analysis
22 60 (9.52%) Asset Management
23 59 (9.37%) Project Management
24 58 (9.21%) Perl
25 55 (8.73%) VBA
26 53 (8.41%) Sybase
27 52 (8.25%) .NET
28 51 (8.10%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (1.90%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.27%) WebLogic
3 6 (0.95%) Tomcat
3 6 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (0.63%) Node.js
4 4 (0.63%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.48%) Apache
5 3 (0.48%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.16%) CMS
7 1 (0.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.16%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.16%) Documentum
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.16%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.16%) Liferay
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.38%) MS Office
3 11 (1.75%) MS Project
4 9 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (5.08%) Markit EDM
2 22 (3.49%) thinkFolio
3 12 (1.90%) LatentZero
4 9 (1.43%) ION MarketView
5 5 (0.79%) Summit
6 3 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
6 3 (0.48%) Global One
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.16%) FINCAD Analytics
7 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
7 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
7 1 (0.16%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.16%) Salerio
7 1 (0.16%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.16%) Algo Collateral
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.11%) Firewall
2 4 (0.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.48%) FTP
4 2 (0.32%) tcpdump
4 2 (0.32%) Intranet
4 2 (0.32%) Internet
5 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.16%) DNS
5 1 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.76%) KDB
3 25 (3.97%) Relational Database
4 21 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (2.38%) Oracle Database
6 13 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.75%) Hadoop
8 10 (1.59%) Big Data
9 8 (1.27%) MS Access
10 7 (1.11%) RDBMS
10 7 (1.11%) DB2
10 7 (1.11%) QlikView
11 6 (0.95%) BusinessObjects XI
12 5 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 5 (0.79%) HBase
12 5 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (0.79%) DB2 UDB
12 5 (0.79%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 23 (3.65%) Visual Studio
2 17 (2.70%) Subversion
3 16 (2.54%) Maven
4 15 (2.38%) JIRA
5 13 (2.06%) NUnit
6 8 (1.27%) Selenium
6 8 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
8 6 (0.95%) Moq
8 6 (0.95%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.79%) JUnit
9 5 (0.79%) Eclipse
9 5 (0.79%) VisiBroker
9 5 (0.79%) TeamCity
9 5 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 3 (0.48%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.48%) Hudson
10 3 (0.48%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.48%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.32%) ProC
General
1 276 (43.81%) Finance
2 260 (41.27%) Front Office
3 246 (39.05%) Banking
4 147 (23.33%) Investment Banking
5 51 (8.10%) Back Office
6 29 (4.60%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.86%) Retail
8 10 (1.59%) Legal
9 4 (0.63%) French Language
10 3 (0.48%) Marketing
10 3 (0.48%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.32%) Billing
11 2 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.16%) International Banking
12 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.16%) Advertising
12 1 (0.16%) Law
Job Titles
1 285 (45.24%) Developer
2 230 (36.51%) Analyst
3 125 (19.84%) Business Analyst
4 107 (16.98%) Java Developer
5 57 (9.05%) Support Analyst
6 46 (7.30%) Applications Support
7 42 (6.67%) C++ Developer
8 39 (6.19%) C# Developer
9 29 (4.60%) Senior Developer
10 28 (4.44%) Project Manager
10 28 (4.44%) Applications Support Analyst
11 18 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (2.70%) Banking Business Analyst
13 16 (2.54%) VBA Developer
14 14 (2.22%) FIX Analyst
14 14 (2.22%) Front Office Developer
15 13 (2.06%) Excel Developer
16 11 (1.75%) Python Developer
16 11 (1.75%) .NET Developer
17 10 (1.59%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (11.59%) FIX Protocol
2 52 (8.25%) .NET
3 37 (5.87%) XML
4 33 (5.24%) WPF
5 32 (5.08%) HTML
6 28 (4.44%) Spring
7 23 (3.65%) Middleware
8 21 (3.33%) WCF
9 20 (3.17%) JMS
10 17 (2.70%) Hibernate
11 16 (2.54%) WinForms
11 16 (2.54%) HTML5
12 14 (2.22%) .NET Framework
13 13 (2.06%) Web Services
13 13 (2.06%) Spring Integration
14 12 (1.90%) REST
15 11 (1.75%) LINQ
15 11 (1.75%) XSLT
16 10 (1.59%) SOAP
16 10 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 262 (41.59%) Derivative
2 179 (28.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 167 (26.51%) Fixed Income
4 76 (12.06%) Equity Derivative
5 66 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.65%) Market Risk
7 21 (3.33%) Reference Data
7 21 (3.33%) Management Information System
8 18 (2.86%) Mathematics
9 17 (2.70%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.54%) Algorithms
11 15 (2.38%) Hedge funds
12 13 (2.06%) SWIFT
12 13 (2.06%) Contract for Difference
12 13 (2.06%) Credit Risk
12 13 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
13 8 (1.27%) N-Tier
14 7 (1.11%) Tandem
15 4 (0.63%) Graphic Design
15 4 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 133 (21.11%) UNIX
2 67 (10.63%) Linux
3 42 (6.67%) Windows
4 6 (0.95%) Solaris
5 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (17.94%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (12.54%) Multithreading
3 69 (10.95%) Low Latency
4 63 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 62 (9.84%) Business Analysis
6 60 (9.52%) Asset Management
7 59 (9.37%) Project Management
8 43 (6.83%) Data Analysis
9 37 (5.87%) Algorithmic Trading
9 37 (5.87%) Data Modelling
10 36 (5.71%) TDD
10 36 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
11 35 (5.56%) OO
12 34 (5.40%) Migration
13 28 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 26 (4.13%) Change Management
14 26 (4.13%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (3.97%) Investment Management
16 24 (3.81%) Analytics
17 20 (3.17%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (32.38%) SQL
2 172 (27.30%) Java
3 89 (14.13%) C#
4 88 (13.97%) C++
5 58 (9.21%) Perl
6 55 (8.73%) VBA
7 46 (7.30%) Python
8 33 (5.24%) JavaScript
9 31 (4.92%) Shell Script
10 21 (3.33%) PL/SQL
11 19 (3.02%) Scala
12 14 (2.22%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.43%) VBScript
14 8 (1.27%) VB
14 8 (1.27%) C
15 7 (1.11%) AWK
16 6 (0.95%) Korn
16 6 (0.95%) C-shell
17 4 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (6.83%) Degree
2 7 (1.11%) VCP4
3 4 (0.63%) ISEB
4 3 (0.48%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.16%) IIBA
6 1 (0.16%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.16%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.16%) ACCA
6 1 (0.16%) CIMA
6 1 (0.16%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.16%) GIAC
6 1 (0.16%) GCIA
6 1 (0.16%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.16%) CFA
6 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.16%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.60%) QA
2 14 (2.22%) EMIR
3 9 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.95%) FATCA
5 5 (0.79%) MiFID
6 3 (0.48%) Basel III
6 3 (0.48%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.32%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.32%) Basel II
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.79%) Apache Flume
2 4 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (2.06%) Control-M
2 6 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.79%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.16%) Oozie
4 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.16%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 76 (12.06%) Oracle
2 53 (8.41%) Sybase
3 29 (4.60%) Fidessa
4 22 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 19 (3.02%) Bloomberg
6 18 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 14 (2.22%) Informatica
8 11 (1.75%) Charles River
9 9 (1.43%) ION Trading
10 8 (1.27%) Reuters
11 7 (1.11%) Murex
11 7 (1.11%) Calypso
11 7 (1.11%) Tableau
12 6 (0.95%) Typemock
12 6 (0.95%) Greenplum
12 6 (0.95%) SmartStream
13 5 (0.79%) Cognos
13 5 (0.79%) Business Objects
13 5 (0.79%) Sophis
13 5 (0.79%) MKS
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