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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 203 146 144
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -2
Contract jobs citing Equities 244 381 363
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.02% 1.52% 1.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.34% 4.72% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 294 290
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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 £640 £696 £676
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7310 8071 8222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.49% 32.27% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4846 5560 5618
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £628 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 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 28 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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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 -33 65 £500 -9.09% 51
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 254 (45.77%) Banking
2 227 (40.90%) Front Office
3 203 (36.58%) Finance
4 201 (36.22%) Derivative
5 189 (34.05%) Investment Banking
6 168 (30.27%) SQL
7 155 (27.93%) Fixed Income
8 144 (25.95%) UNIX
9 139 (25.05%) Java
10 119 (21.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 94 (16.94%) C#
12 77 (13.87%) Oracle
13 61 (10.99%) Windows
14 60 (10.81%) Low Latency
15 59 (10.63%) Business Analysis
16 58 (10.45%) Fidessa
17 56 (10.09%) Python
18 55 (9.91%) Perl
18 55 (9.91%) Electronic Trading
19 54 (9.73%) Sybase
20 53 (9.55%) OO
20 53 (9.55%) Equity Derivative
20 53 (9.55%) FIX Protocol
21 51 (9.19%) C++
22 49 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
22 49 (8.83%) Project Management
22 49 (8.83%) Back Office
23 45 (8.11%) Risk Management
24 43 (7.75%) Linux
25 41 (7.39%) SQL Server

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 8 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.26%) Confluence
3 4 (0.72%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.54%) Apache
4 3 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (0.36%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.18%) GemFire
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 24 (4.32%) MS Office
2 19 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.44%) MS Project
5 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 26 (4.68%) Markit EDM
2 7 (1.26%) Salerio
3 6 (1.08%) Global One
4 2 (0.36%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.36%) RMDS
4 2 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.36%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.78%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.80%) Firewall
2 10 (1.80%) Intranet
3 7 (1.26%) SSH
3 7 (1.26%) VPN
4 6 (1.08%) Multicast
5 2 (0.36%) Internet
5 2 (0.36%) DNS
5 2 (0.36%) LDAP
6 1 (0.18%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.18%) Network Security
6 1 (0.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 18 (3.24%) Oracle Database
4 15 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.80%) KDB
6 7 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.08%) DTS
8 5 (0.90%) MySQL
9 4 (0.72%) MS Access
9 4 (0.72%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.54%) Big Data
11 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.18%) QlikView
12 1 (0.18%) Sybase ASE
12 1 (0.18%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 21 (3.78%) Subversion
2 17 (3.06%) JIRA
3 6 (1.08%) Git (software)
3 6 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 5 (0.90%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (0.72%) Eclipse
6 3 (0.54%) JUnit
6 3 (0.54%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.36%) Grunt
7 2 (0.36%) LoadRunner
7 2 (0.36%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.36%) Maven
7 2 (0.36%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.18%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.18%) Selenium
8 1 (0.18%) Log4j
8 1 (0.18%) NUnit
8 1 (0.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.18%) Ant
General
1 254 (45.77%) Banking
2 227 (40.90%) Front Office
3 203 (36.58%) Finance
4 189 (34.05%) Investment Banking
5 49 (8.83%) Back Office
6 37 (6.67%) Financial Institution
7 17 (3.06%) Retail
8 13 (2.34%) Legal
9 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.72%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.54%) French Language
11 3 (0.54%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 2 (0.36%) International Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Marketing
13 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 210 (37.84%) Analyst
2 196 (35.32%) Developer
3 134 (24.14%) Business Analyst
4 59 (10.63%) Java Developer
5 34 (6.13%) Support Analyst
6 32 (5.77%) Project Manager
7 29 (5.23%) C# Developer
8 25 (4.50%) Fidessa Developer
9 17 (3.06%) Consultant
9 17 (3.06%) Python Developer
10 16 (2.88%) Test Manager
10 16 (2.88%) Applications Support
11 14 (2.52%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.34%) Senior Analyst
13 12 (2.16%) Data Analyst
14 11 (1.98%) Senior Developer
15 10 (1.80%) Architect
15 10 (1.80%) Senior Business Analyst
15 10 (1.80%) Excel Developer
16 9 (1.62%) Credit Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (9.55%) FIX Protocol
2 30 (5.41%) .NET
3 24 (4.32%) WPF
4 18 (3.24%) XML
5 17 (3.06%) WinForms
6 16 (2.88%) HTML
7 14 (2.52%) Middleware
8 13 (2.34%) WCF
9 11 (1.98%) CSS
10 10 (1.80%) Spring
10 10 (1.80%) Rendezvous
11 9 (1.62%) HTML5
12 6 (1.08%) Ext JS
12 6 (1.08%) ASP.NET
13 5 (0.90%) Hibernate
14 4 (0.72%) Web Services
14 4 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
15 3 (0.54%) AngularJS
15 3 (0.54%) jQuery
15 3 (0.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 201 (36.22%) Derivative
2 155 (27.93%) Fixed Income
3 119 (21.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 53 (9.55%) Equity Derivative
5 41 (7.39%) Computer Science
6 31 (5.59%) Credit Risk
7 21 (3.78%) Management Information System
8 19 (3.42%) Market Risk
9 17 (3.06%) Hedge funds
10 16 (2.88%) Credit Derivative
11 12 (2.16%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.80%) Tandem
13 7 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (1.08%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.08%) SWIFT
14 6 (1.08%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.90%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.90%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.72%) Visualisation
17 3 (0.54%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 144 (25.95%) UNIX
2 61 (10.99%) Windows
3 43 (7.75%) Linux
4 14 (2.52%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.44%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.72%) Solaris
6 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.54%) SUSE
8 2 (0.36%) Android
8 2 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (10.81%) Low Latency
2 59 (10.63%) Business Analysis
3 55 (9.91%) Electronic Trading
4 53 (9.55%) OO
5 49 (8.83%) Project Management
5 49 (8.83%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (8.11%) Risk Management
7 39 (7.03%) TDD
7 39 (7.03%) Asset Management
8 37 (6.67%) Data Analysis
8 37 (6.67%) Multithreading
9 32 (5.77%) Migration
10 30 (5.41%) Unit Testing
10 30 (5.41%) Investment Management
11 29 (5.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 28 (5.05%) Algorithmic Trading
13 26 (4.68%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (4.68%) Scrum
13 26 (4.68%) Software Engineering
14 23 (4.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 168 (30.27%) SQL
2 139 (25.05%) Java
3 94 (16.94%) C#
4 56 (10.09%) Python
5 55 (9.91%) Perl
6 51 (9.19%) C++
7 28 (5.05%) VBA
8 22 (3.96%) C
9 20 (3.60%) Tcl
10 18 (3.24%) Shell Script
11 15 (2.70%) JavaScript
12 13 (2.34%) AWK
12 13 (2.34%) C-shell
13 11 (1.98%) Scala
14 9 (1.62%) VB
14 9 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 7 (1.26%) Ruby
16 6 (1.08%) PL/SQL
17 5 (0.90%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (5.23%) Degree
2 6 (1.08%) ISEB
3 5 (0.90%) ISTQB
3 5 (0.90%) CIMA
4 4 (0.72%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.54%) PhD
6 2 (0.36%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 2 (0.36%) HNC
6 2 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.18%) ACCA
7 1 (0.18%) CISSP
7 1 (0.18%) CNA
7 1 (0.18%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.18%) PMP
7 1 (0.18%) MBA
7 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.18%) GIAC
7 1 (0.18%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (5.77%) EMIR
2 27 (4.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 25 (4.50%) QA
4 12 (2.16%) Basel III
5 5 (0.90%) FATCA
6 3 (0.54%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.36%) MiFID
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) Basel II
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (1.98%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.54%) NFS
3 2 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.18%) XenApp
4 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 10 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (0.54%) Puppet
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.36%) BMC Marimba
5 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 77 (13.87%) Oracle
2 58 (10.45%) Fidessa
3 54 (9.73%) Sybase
4 22 (3.96%) Microsoft
5 21 (3.78%) Bloomberg
6 20 (3.60%) Reuters
7 12 (2.16%) Charles River
8 11 (1.98%) TIBCO
9 8 (1.44%) Fiserv
10 7 (1.26%) Sencha
10 7 (1.26%) thinkFolio
10 7 (1.26%) Perforce
11 6 (1.08%) SunGard
11 6 (1.08%) 29West
12 4 (0.72%) Informatica
12 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 4 (0.72%) Business Objects
12 4 (0.72%) Syncfusion
12 4 (0.72%) ION Trading
13 3 (0.54%) CQG
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