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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 166 179 134
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -45
Contract jobs citing Equities 316 278 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.35% 1.21% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.81% 3.22% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 228 267
Average daily rate
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£575 £550 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
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
8290 8626 9188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.54% 37.64% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 5888 6257
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 145 204
Average hourly rate £19.72 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.04 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +6 94 £525 -4.54% 56
Canary Wharf -9 4 £525 -19.23%
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 314 (44.48%) Finance
2 287 (40.65%) Banking
3 263 (37.25%) Front Office
4 257 (36.40%) Derivative
5 230 (32.58%) Fixed Income
6 226 (32.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 224 (31.73%) SQL
8 211 (29.89%) Investment Banking
9 193 (27.34%) Java
10 159 (22.52%) UNIX
11 123 (17.42%) FIX Protocol
12 112 (15.86%) Low Latency
13 109 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
14 106 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
15 105 (14.87%) Linux
16 103 (14.59%) Multithreading
17 98 (13.88%) C#
18 94 (13.31%) Electronic Trading
19 86 (12.18%) Business Analysis
19 86 (12.18%) Project Management
20 85 (12.04%) Risk Management
21 82 (11.61%) SDLC
22 77 (10.91%) C++
23 76 (10.76%) Equity Derivative
24 75 (10.62%) SQL Server
25 71 (10.06%) Asset Management
26 69 (9.77%) Algorithmic Trading
27 64 (9.07%) Perl
28 59 (8.36%) Sybase
29 56 (7.93%) Degree

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (1.13%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (0.85%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.71%) Tomcat
3 5 (0.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.42%) Apache
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.28%) Node.js
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.28%) SmartSockets
6 1 (0.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.14%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) JBoss
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 38 (5.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.12%) MS Visio
3 12 (1.70%) MS Project
4 9 (1.27%) MS Office
5 3 (0.42%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 37 (5.24%) Markit EDM
2 20 (2.83%) thinkFolio
3 15 (2.12%) ION MarketView
4 11 (1.56%) LatentZero
5 6 (0.85%) SimCorp Dimension
6 5 (0.71%) Global One
7 4 (0.57%) Tesseract
7 4 (0.57%) Minerva
7 4 (0.57%) Sentinel
7 4 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
8 3 (0.42%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.14%) Algo Collateral
9 1 (0.14%) FINCAD Analytics
9 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.14%) SAP CO
9 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
9 1 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.12%) Firewall
3 9 (1.27%) VPN
4 8 (1.13%) Multicast
5 3 (0.42%) FTP
6 2 (0.28%) HTTP
6 2 (0.28%) DNS
6 2 (0.28%) DMZ
6 2 (0.28%) Intranet
6 2 (0.28%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.96%) Relational Database
3 33 (4.67%) KDB
4 31 (4.39%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.41%) RDBMS
7 17 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 14 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (1.70%) DTS
10 11 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.13%) Pentaho
13 7 (0.99%) DB2
14 6 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 6 (0.85%) QlikView
15 5 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
15 5 (0.71%) Big Data
15 5 (0.71%) Star Schema
15 5 (0.71%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 21 (2.97%) Subversion
2 14 (1.98%) Maven
2 14 (1.98%) JIRA
3 13 (1.84%) Eclipse
4 8 (1.13%) Visual Studio
5 7 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 6 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.85%) Selenium
6 6 (0.85%) HP UFT
7 5 (0.71%) SpecFlow
8 4 (0.57%) Cucumber
8 4 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.57%) ClearCase
8 4 (0.57%) NUnit
9 3 (0.42%) FitNesse
9 3 (0.42%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.42%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.42%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.28%) TestNG
10 2 (0.28%) TeamCity
General
1 314 (44.48%) Finance
2 287 (40.65%) Banking
3 263 (37.25%) Front Office
4 211 (29.89%) Investment Banking
5 54 (7.65%) Back Office
6 22 (3.12%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.55%) Retail
8 11 (1.56%) General Ledger
9 8 (1.13%) Legal
10 7 (0.99%) French Language
11 5 (0.71%) Advertising
12 3 (0.42%) Marketing
13 2 (0.28%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.14%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 281 (39.80%) Developer
2 277 (39.24%) Analyst
3 156 (22.10%) Business Analyst
4 114 (16.15%) Java Developer
5 59 (8.36%) Support Analyst
6 49 (6.94%) Applications Support
7 45 (6.37%) Senior Developer
7 45 (6.37%) Project Manager
8 41 (5.81%) C# Developer
9 38 (5.38%) C++ Developer
10 35 (4.96%) Applications Support Analyst
11 25 (3.54%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (2.83%) Senior Analyst
13 17 (2.41%) Banking Business Analyst
13 17 (2.41%) Lead Business Analyst
14 15 (2.12%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 15 (2.12%) Data Analyst
14 15 (2.12%) Programmer
15 14 (1.98%) Analyst Programmer
15 14 (1.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (17.42%) FIX Protocol
2 50 (7.08%) .NET
3 34 (4.82%) WPF
4 31 (4.39%) Middleware
5 29 (4.11%) XML
6 28 (3.97%) Spring
7 25 (3.54%) WinForms
8 18 (2.55%) HTML
8 18 (2.55%) J2SE
9 16 (2.27%) JMS
9 16 (2.27%) WCF
10 14 (1.98%) ASP.NET
11 13 (1.84%) Rendezvous
12 11 (1.56%) STL
13 10 (1.42%) CSS
13 10 (1.42%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 9 (1.27%) Spring Integration
14 9 (1.27%) JNI
15 8 (1.13%) Web Services
15 8 (1.13%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 257 (36.40%) Derivative
2 230 (32.58%) Fixed Income
3 226 (32.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 109 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (10.76%) Equity Derivative
6 31 (4.39%) Computer Science
6 31 (4.39%) Algorithms
7 26 (3.68%) Contract for Difference
7 26 (3.68%) Hedge funds
8 14 (1.98%) Reference Data
8 14 (1.98%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.84%) N-Tier
10 11 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.42%) Credit Derivative
12 9 (1.27%) PMI
12 9 (1.27%) ASIC
13 8 (1.13%) Credit Risk
14 7 (0.99%) Market Risk
14 7 (0.99%) SWIFT
14 7 (0.99%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 159 (22.52%) UNIX
2 105 (14.87%) Linux
3 38 (5.38%) Windows
4 7 (0.99%) Solaris
5 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (15.86%) Low Latency
2 106 (15.01%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (14.59%) Multithreading
4 94 (13.31%) Electronic Trading
5 86 (12.18%) Business Analysis
5 86 (12.18%) Project Management
6 85 (12.04%) Risk Management
7 82 (11.61%) SDLC
8 71 (10.06%) Asset Management
9 69 (9.77%) Algorithmic Trading
10 45 (6.37%) Stakeholder Management
10 45 (6.37%) OO
11 41 (5.81%) Investment Management
12 39 (5.52%) TDD
13 38 (5.38%) Migration
14 34 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 34 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 27 (3.82%) Change Management
16 24 (3.40%) ETL
17 23 (3.26%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 224 (31.73%) SQL
2 193 (27.34%) Java
3 98 (13.88%) C#
4 77 (10.91%) C++
5 64 (9.07%) Perl
6 52 (7.37%) Python
7 43 (6.09%) Shell Script
8 38 (5.38%) VBA
9 31 (4.39%) JavaScript
10 22 (3.12%) Scala
11 14 (1.98%) PL/SQL
12 10 (1.42%) C
12 10 (1.42%) T-SQL
12 10 (1.42%) VBScript
13 9 (1.27%) PowerShell
14 8 (1.13%) VB
14 8 (1.13%) Tcl
15 7 (0.99%) AWK
16 6 (0.85%) PHP
17 5 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (7.93%) Degree
2 13 (1.84%) ISEB
3 10 (1.42%) PMI Certification
4 8 (1.13%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (0.57%) PMP
6 4 (0.57%) IIBA
7 3 (0.42%) CBAP
8 2 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
9 1 (0.14%) CAPM
9 1 (0.14%) ACCA
9 1 (0.14%) CIMA
9 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.11%) QA
2 28 (3.97%) MiFID
2 28 (3.97%) EMIR
3 16 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.99%) FATCA
5 5 (0.71%) COREP
5 5 (0.71%) CRD IV
5 5 (0.71%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.28%) SLA
7 2 (0.28%) Basel III
8 1 (0.14%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.14%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.14%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.57%) Apache Flume
3 3 (0.42%) HDFS
4 1 (0.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.42%) Control-M
3 3 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.28%) CA Wily
4 2 (0.28%) Oozie
4 2 (0.28%) OpenView
4 2 (0.28%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.28%) Netcool
5 1 (0.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 59 (8.36%) Sybase
2 55 (7.79%) Oracle
3 36 (5.10%) Fidessa
4 33 (4.67%) Microsoft
5 24 (3.40%) TIBCO
6 16 (2.27%) Bloomberg
7 15 (2.12%) ION Trading
7 15 (2.12%) Business Objects
8 13 (1.84%) Charles River
9 11 (1.56%) Murex
10 9 (1.27%) HP
11 8 (1.13%) Informatica
11 8 (1.13%) Reuters
12 7 (0.99%) Citrix
12 7 (0.99%) Tableau
13 6 (0.85%) Portware
13 6 (0.85%) Greenplum
13 6 (0.85%) SimCorp
14 5 (0.71%) SAP
15 4 (0.57%) Cognos
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