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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 157 150 163
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing Equities 299 306 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.42% 1.42% 1.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.00% 3.78% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 226 188
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.66% -
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -26 76 £525 -4.54% 47
Canary Wharf +11 3 £525 -
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 258 (46.24%) Front Office
2 237 (42.47%) Banking
3 236 (42.29%) Derivative
4 235 (42.11%) Finance
5 192 (34.41%) SQL
6 145 (25.99%) Java
6 145 (25.99%) Investment Banking
7 143 (25.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 136 (24.37%) Fixed Income
9 134 (24.01%) UNIX
10 105 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
11 85 (15.23%) C#
12 77 (13.80%) Oracle
13 74 (13.26%) C++
14 69 (12.37%) Equity Derivative
15 68 (12.19%) Linux
16 67 (12.01%) Multithreading
17 61 (10.93%) Risk Management
17 61 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
18 60 (10.75%) Sybase
19 59 (10.57%) FIX Protocol
19 59 (10.57%) Business Analysis
20 56 (10.04%) SQL Server
20 56 (10.04%) Project Management
21 55 (9.86%) Low Latency
22 54 (9.68%) Perl
23 51 (9.14%) VBA
24 47 (8.42%) Asset Management
25 46 (8.24%) .NET
26 43 (7.71%) Python

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (1.97%) WebSphere
2 8 (1.43%) WebLogic
3 6 (1.08%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.90%) TIBCO EMS
4 5 (0.90%) Apache
5 4 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.72%) Node.js
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.18%) Liferay
7 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.18%) Confluence
7 1 (0.18%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
7 1 (0.18%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) Documentum
7 1 (0.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.33%) MS Office
3 9 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.25%) MS Project
5 4 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (4.48%) Markit EDM
2 11 (1.97%) LatentZero
3 5 (0.90%) Summit
4 3 (0.54%) Salerio
4 3 (0.54%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.36%) Global One
6 1 (0.18%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.18%) Algo Collateral
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.18%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.25%) Firewall
2 2 (0.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.36%) DNS
2 2 (0.36%) SSH
2 2 (0.36%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.18%) Network Security
3 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (0.18%) LDAP
3 1 (0.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (10.04%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.02%) KDB
2 28 (5.02%) Relational Database
3 16 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.51%) Oracle Database
5 10 (1.79%) Big Data
5 10 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (1.43%) MS Access
7 8 (1.43%) DB2
8 7 (1.25%) QlikView
8 7 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (1.25%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.08%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.90%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (0.90%) PowerMart
10 5 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.90%) Star Schema
11 4 (0.72%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 22 (3.94%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.51%) Maven
3 13 (2.33%) Subversion
3 13 (2.33%) JIRA
3 13 (2.33%) NUnit
4 8 (1.43%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.25%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (1.08%) Moq
7 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (0.90%) VisiBroker
7 5 (0.90%) Selenium
7 5 (0.90%) JUnit
8 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.54%) WebDriver
9 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.54%) Hudson
9 3 (0.54%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.36%) Grunt
10 2 (0.36%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.36%) ProC
General
1 258 (46.24%) Front Office
2 237 (42.47%) Banking
3 235 (42.11%) Finance
4 145 (25.99%) Investment Banking
5 42 (7.53%) Back Office
6 27 (4.84%) Financial Institution
7 12 (2.15%) Retail
8 9 (1.61%) Legal
9 4 (0.72%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.54%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
11 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.18%) International Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Marketing
12 1 (0.18%) Advertising
12 1 (0.18%) Publishing
12 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 244 (43.73%) Developer
2 209 (37.46%) Analyst
3 112 (20.07%) Business Analyst
4 79 (14.16%) Java Developer
5 61 (10.93%) Support Analyst
6 46 (8.24%) Applications Support
7 36 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 36 (6.45%) C# Developer
8 26 (4.66%) Applications Support Analyst
9 21 (3.76%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.41%) Senior Developer
11 15 (2.69%) Banking Business Analyst
11 15 (2.69%) VBA Developer
12 12 (2.15%) Front Office Developer
13 11 (1.97%) WPF Developer
14 10 (1.79%) Senior Java Developer
15 9 (1.61%) FIX Analyst
15 9 (1.61%) Excel Developer
16 8 (1.43%) Market Risk Analyst
16 8 (1.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (10.57%) FIX Protocol
2 46 (8.24%) .NET
3 32 (5.73%) XML
4 30 (5.38%) WPF
5 27 (4.84%) HTML
6 25 (4.48%) Spring
7 18 (3.23%) WinForms
7 18 (3.23%) Middleware
8 17 (3.05%) WCF
8 17 (3.05%) JMS
8 17 (3.05%) Hibernate
9 16 (2.87%) HTML5
10 13 (2.33%) .NET Framework
10 13 (2.33%) Web Services
11 12 (2.15%) REST
12 11 (1.97%) XSLT
13 10 (1.79%) SOAP
13 10 (1.79%) FpML
13 10 (1.79%) LINQ
14 9 (1.61%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 236 (42.29%) Derivative
2 143 (25.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 136 (24.37%) Fixed Income
4 69 (12.37%) Equity Derivative
5 61 (10.93%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (4.30%) Market Risk
7 20 (3.58%) Mathematics
7 20 (3.58%) Reference Data
8 18 (3.23%) Management Information System
9 16 (2.87%) Credit Derivative
10 15 (2.69%) Credit Risk
11 14 (2.51%) Computer Science
11 14 (2.51%) Algorithms
12 12 (2.15%) Hedge funds
13 10 (1.79%) Contract for Difference
14 9 (1.61%) SWIFT
14 9 (1.61%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.25%) Tandem
15 7 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 134 (24.01%) UNIX
2 68 (12.19%) Linux
3 38 (6.81%) Windows
4 6 (1.08%) Solaris
5 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.18%) Android
7 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.18%) SUSE
7 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (12.01%) Multithreading
3 61 (10.93%) Risk Management
4 59 (10.57%) Business Analysis
5 56 (10.04%) Project Management
6 55 (9.86%) Low Latency
7 47 (8.42%) Asset Management
8 41 (7.35%) Data Analysis
9 33 (5.91%) OO
10 32 (5.73%) TDD
10 32 (5.73%) Algorithmic Trading
11 30 (5.38%) Migration
12 27 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (4.84%) Data Modelling
13 26 (4.66%) Analytics
14 25 (4.48%) Electronic Trading
15 22 (3.94%) Change Management
16 20 (3.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (3.41%) Investment Management
18 18 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 192 (34.41%) SQL
2 145 (25.99%) Java
3 85 (15.23%) C#
4 74 (13.26%) C++
5 54 (9.68%) Perl
6 51 (9.14%) VBA
7 43 (7.71%) Python
8 23 (4.12%) Shell Script
8 23 (4.12%) JavaScript
9 17 (3.05%) PL/SQL
10 12 (2.15%) Scala
11 11 (1.97%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.43%) VB
13 7 (1.25%) Korn
13 7 (1.25%) VBScript
14 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.90%) C
15 3 (0.54%) R
15 3 (0.54%) C-shell
15 3 (0.54%) VB6
Qualifications
1 34 (6.09%) Degree
2 3 (0.54%) ISEB
3 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) CFA
4 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.18%) GCIA
4 1 (0.18%) GIAC
4 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (0.18%) CIMA
4 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.18%) PhD
4 1 (0.18%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.18%) CISSP
4 1 (0.18%) CNA
4 1 (0.18%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.48%) QA
2 14 (2.51%) EMIR
3 11 (1.97%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (1.25%) Basel III
5 4 (0.72%) FATCA
6 2 (0.36%) CRD IV
6 2 (0.36%) Basel II
6 2 (0.36%) MiFID
6 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.72%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) XenApp
3 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (2.33%) Control-M
2 6 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.90%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (13.80%) Oracle
2 60 (10.75%) Sybase
3 36 (6.45%) Fidessa
4 20 (3.58%) thinkFolio
5 18 (3.23%) Bloomberg
6 17 (3.05%) Microsoft
7 15 (2.69%) Informatica
8 14 (2.51%) TIBCO
9 11 (1.97%) Charles River
10 8 (1.43%) Murex
10 8 (1.43%) Tableau
11 7 (1.25%) Calypso
11 7 (1.25%) Reuters
12 6 (1.08%) SmartStream
12 6 (1.08%) Greenplum
12 6 (1.08%) Typemock
13 5 (0.90%) GoldenSource
13 5 (0.90%) MKS
14 4 (0.72%) IBM
14 4 (0.72%) Business Objects
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