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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 168 211 150
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -61
Contract jobs citing Equities 309 233 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.30% 0.97% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 2.61% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 170 295
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £650 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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
8650 8942 9644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.50% 37.34% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5968 5979 6584
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 183 190
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 81 £525 +5.00% 46
Canary Wharf - 3 £525 -
Docklands, London - 1 £500 - 1
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 313 (48.01%) Finance
2 299 (45.86%) Banking
3 264 (40.49%) Front Office
4 261 (40.03%) Derivative
5 232 (35.58%) Investment Banking
6 216 (33.13%) SQL
7 214 (32.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 214 (32.82%) Fixed Income
8 174 (26.69%) Java
9 136 (20.86%) UNIX
10 114 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
11 108 (16.56%) FIX Protocol
12 107 (16.41%) Linux
13 106 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
14 101 (15.49%) Risk Management
15 100 (15.34%) C#
16 99 (15.18%) Low Latency
17 95 (14.57%) Multithreading
18 94 (14.42%) Business Analysis
19 83 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
20 82 (12.58%) Project Management
21 72 (11.04%) SDLC
22 71 (10.89%) Equity Derivative
23 70 (10.74%) Algorithmic Trading
24 59 (9.05%) SQL Server
25 58 (8.90%) Perl
25 58 (8.90%) Asset Management
26 57 (8.74%) C++
27 54 (8.28%) Sybase
28 52 (7.98%) Back Office

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (0.92%) WebSphere
1 6 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
2 5 (0.77%) WebLogic
2 5 (0.77%) Apache
2 5 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.61%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.46%) MQSeries
4 3 (0.46%) Node.js
4 3 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.31%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.31%) JBoss
5 2 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (0.31%) SmartSockets
6 1 (0.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.23%) MS Project
4 6 (0.92%) MS Office
5 4 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.46%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (3.68%) Markit EDM
2 19 (2.91%) thinkFolio
3 11 (1.69%) LatentZero
4 7 (1.07%) SimCorp Dimension
5 5 (0.77%) Eagle PACE
5 5 (0.77%) ION MarketView
6 4 (0.61%) Tesseract
6 4 (0.61%) Minerva
6 4 (0.61%) Sentinel
6 4 (0.61%) Global One
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.31%) Algo Collateral
7 2 (0.31%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.15%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.15%) SunGard Martini
8 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
8 1 (0.15%) Summit
8 1 (0.15%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.30%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.99%) Firewall
3 8 (1.23%) Multicast
4 7 (1.07%) VPN
5 2 (0.31%) DNS
5 2 (0.31%) DMZ
5 2 (0.31%) LDAP
5 2 (0.31%) Internet
6 1 (0.15%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (9.05%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.44%) Relational Database
3 26 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.53%) KDB
5 22 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.76%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.53%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.38%) Big Data
11 9 (1.38%) DTS
12 7 (1.07%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
14 5 (0.77%) Data Mart
14 5 (0.77%) Impala
15 4 (0.61%) QlikView
15 4 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (2.91%) Subversion
1 19 (2.91%) JIRA
2 12 (1.84%) Maven
3 10 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 9 (1.38%) Eclipse
5 7 (1.07%) NUnit
5 7 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 5 (0.77%) SpecFlow
7 4 (0.61%) FitNesse
7 4 (0.61%) JUnit
8 3 (0.46%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.46%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (0.31%) Moq
9 2 (0.31%) Gradle
9 2 (0.31%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.31%) TestNG
General
1 313 (48.01%) Finance
2 299 (45.86%) Banking
3 264 (40.49%) Front Office
4 232 (35.58%) Investment Banking
5 52 (7.98%) Back Office
6 23 (3.53%) Retail
7 18 (2.76%) Financial Institution
8 12 (1.84%) General Ledger
9 9 (1.38%) Legal
10 5 (0.77%) Advertising
11 4 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
12 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 272 (41.72%) Analyst
2 227 (34.82%) Developer
3 167 (25.61%) Business Analyst
4 86 (13.19%) Java Developer
5 51 (7.82%) Applications Support
6 50 (7.67%) Support Analyst
7 47 (7.21%) C# Developer
8 40 (6.13%) Project Manager
9 35 (5.37%) Senior Developer
10 30 (4.60%) C++ Developer
11 29 (4.45%) Applications Support Analyst
12 23 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
13 18 (2.76%) Programmer
13 18 (2.76%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 18 (2.76%) Lead Business Analyst
14 17 (2.61%) Analyst Programmer
14 17 (2.61%) Senior Java Developer
15 16 (2.45%) Java Programmer
15 16 (2.45%) Java Analyst Programmer
15 16 (2.45%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (16.56%) FIX Protocol
2 48 (7.36%) .NET
3 37 (5.67%) XML
4 36 (5.52%) Middleware
5 30 (4.60%) WPF
6 26 (3.99%) WinForms
7 23 (3.53%) Spring
8 22 (3.37%) J2SE
9 15 (2.30%) HTML
10 14 (2.15%) WCF
11 13 (1.99%) JMS
12 11 (1.69%) STL
12 11 (1.69%) Web Services
13 10 (1.53%) FpML
13 10 (1.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (1.23%) Akka
14 8 (1.23%) Rendezvous
15 7 (1.07%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (1.07%) ASP.NET
16 6 (0.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 261 (40.03%) Derivative
2 214 (32.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 214 (32.82%) Fixed Income
3 114 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (10.89%) Equity Derivative
5 33 (5.06%) Computer Science
6 32 (4.91%) Algorithms
7 23 (3.53%) Contract for Difference
7 23 (3.53%) Hedge funds
8 22 (3.37%) Market Risk
9 18 (2.76%) Reference Data
10 16 (2.45%) N-Tier
11 13 (1.99%) Management Information System
12 11 (1.69%) Credit Risk
12 11 (1.69%) Mathematics
12 11 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 10 (1.53%) PMI
13 10 (1.53%) ASIC
14 9 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
15 8 (1.23%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 136 (20.86%) UNIX
2 107 (16.41%) Linux
3 31 (4.75%) Windows
4 10 (1.53%) Solaris
5 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (16.26%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (15.49%) Risk Management
3 99 (15.18%) Low Latency
4 95 (14.57%) Multithreading
5 94 (14.42%) Business Analysis
6 83 (12.73%) Electronic Trading
7 82 (12.58%) Project Management
8 72 (11.04%) SDLC
9 70 (10.74%) Algorithmic Trading
10 58 (8.90%) Asset Management
11 49 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
12 41 (6.29%) User Acceptance Testing
13 40 (6.13%) Investment Management
13 40 (6.13%) OO
14 36 (5.52%) TDD
15 30 (4.60%) Migration
16 25 (3.83%) Analytics
17 24 (3.68%) Data Analysis
18 22 (3.37%) Data Modelling
19 21 (3.22%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 216 (33.13%) SQL
2 174 (26.69%) Java
3 100 (15.34%) C#
4 58 (8.90%) Perl
5 57 (8.74%) C++
6 49 (7.52%) Python
7 35 (5.37%) Shell Script
8 21 (3.22%) VBA
9 20 (3.07%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.45%) Scala
11 12 (1.84%) PowerShell
12 8 (1.23%) PHP
12 8 (1.23%) T-SQL
12 8 (1.23%) Tcl
13 6 (0.92%) C
13 6 (0.92%) VB
14 4 (0.61%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.46%) MATLAB
15 3 (0.46%) AWK
15 3 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 50 (7.67%) Degree
2 12 (1.84%) ISEB
2 12 (1.84%) PMI Certification
3 6 (0.92%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.77%) PMP
5 3 (0.46%) PhD
5 3 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.46%) IIBA
5 3 (0.46%) CBAP
6 2 (0.31%) CRISC
6 2 (0.31%) CISA
6 2 (0.31%) CISM
6 2 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.31%) CISSP
7 1 (0.15%) ACCA
7 1 (0.15%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.37%) EMIR
2 33 (5.06%) QA
3 31 (4.75%) MiFID
4 24 (3.68%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (1.23%) COREP
5 8 (1.23%) CRD IV
6 6 (0.92%) Basel III
7 3 (0.46%) Solvency II
7 3 (0.46%) FATCA
7 3 (0.46%) SLA
8 2 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.15%) Basel II
9 1 (0.15%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 6 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.77%) HDFS
3 4 (0.61%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 15 (2.30%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.92%) Control-M
2 6 (0.92%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.46%) Oozie
3 3 (0.46%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (0.31%) Netcool
4 2 (0.31%) OpenView
4 2 (0.31%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
5 1 (0.15%) WSUS
5 1 (0.15%) MOM
Vendors
1 54 (8.28%) Sybase
2 49 (7.52%) Oracle
3 41 (6.29%) Fidessa
4 33 (5.06%) Microsoft
5 22 (3.37%) Murex
6 21 (3.22%) TIBCO
7 17 (2.61%) Bloomberg
8 13 (1.99%) HP
8 13 (1.99%) Charles River
9 8 (1.23%) Citrix
10 7 (1.07%) Informatica
10 7 (1.07%) Reuters
10 7 (1.07%) ION Trading
10 7 (1.07%) SimCorp
10 7 (1.07%) Solace
11 6 (0.92%) SAP
12 5 (0.77%) IBM
12 5 (0.77%) Remedy
13 4 (0.61%) Perforce
13 4 (0.61%) Portware
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