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 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 194 151 138
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -13
Contract jobs citing Equities 258 382 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.05% 1.51% 1.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.92% 4.00% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 293 316
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £698 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -15.62%
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
8844 9541 9813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.03% 37.78% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 6098 6627 6689
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 177 253
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.38 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

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 September 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 30 September 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 -38 65 £500 -9.09% 37
Docklands, London +18 2 - - 1
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
Mayfair - - - -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 245 (45.29%) Banking
2 229 (42.33%) Front Office
3 196 (36.23%) Finance
4 188 (34.75%) Derivative
5 178 (32.90%) Investment Banking
6 172 (31.79%) SQL
7 144 (26.62%) UNIX
8 139 (25.69%) Fixed Income
9 137 (25.32%) Java
10 113 (20.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 98 (18.11%) C#
12 92 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (13.49%) Oracle
14 70 (12.94%) Low Latency
15 68 (12.57%) Business Analysis
16 63 (11.65%) C++
17 62 (11.46%) Python
18 56 (10.35%) Sybase
18 56 (10.35%) Fidessa
19 55 (10.17%) Windows
20 54 (9.98%) OO
21 52 (9.61%) Multithreading
22 51 (9.43%) Equity Derivative
23 49 (9.06%) Linux
23 49 (9.06%) Risk Management
24 47 (8.69%) Perl
25 46 (8.50%) Project Management
25 46 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
26 44 (8.13%) Electronic Trading
27 43 (7.95%) FIX Protocol

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 6 (1.11%) Confluence
2 5 (0.92%) Tomcat
2 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.55%) Apache
4 2 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.18%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.18%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.18%) GemFire
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.18%) CMS
5 1 (0.18%) Documentum
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.18%) MQSeries
Applications
1 18 (3.33%) MS Office
2 12 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.11%) MS Project
5 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.18%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 26 (4.81%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.11%) Salerio
3 2 (0.37%) RMDS
3 2 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.18%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.18%) Advent Geneva
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.29%) Firewall
2 7 (1.29%) SSH
3 6 (1.11%) Intranet
3 6 (1.11%) Multicast
4 3 (0.55%) DNS
5 2 (0.37%) Internet
5 2 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.37%) Network Security
5 2 (0.37%) VPN
5 2 (0.37%) LDAP
5 2 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.18%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (6.84%) Relational Database
2 34 (6.28%) SQL Server
3 16 (2.96%) KDB
4 14 (2.59%) Oracle Database
5 11 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.92%) MS Access
9 4 (0.74%) MySQL
9 4 (0.74%) DTS
9 4 (0.74%) Big Data
10 3 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.37%) DB2
11 2 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 21 (3.88%) Subversion
2 14 (2.59%) JIRA
3 9 (1.66%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.74%) JUnit
4 4 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.74%) NUnit
4 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.55%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (0.55%) WinRunner
5 3 (0.55%) Grunt
6 2 (0.37%) Moq
6 2 (0.37%) VisiBroker
6 2 (0.37%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.37%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.37%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.37%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.18%) Ant
7 1 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 245 (45.29%) Banking
2 229 (42.33%) Front Office
3 196 (36.23%) Finance
4 178 (32.90%) Investment Banking
5 38 (7.02%) Financial Institution
6 35 (6.47%) Back Office
7 18 (3.33%) Retail
8 13 (2.40%) Legal
9 3 (0.55%) Publishing
9 3 (0.55%) French Language
9 3 (0.55%) International Banking
10 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 2 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Games
11 1 (0.18%) Marketing
11 1 (0.18%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 212 (39.19%) Analyst
2 201 (37.15%) Developer
3 124 (22.92%) Business Analyst
4 64 (11.83%) Java Developer
5 46 (8.50%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.10%) Project Manager
7 32 (5.91%) C# Developer
8 23 (4.25%) Fidessa Developer
9 22 (4.07%) Applications Support
10 16 (2.96%) Python Developer
11 14 (2.59%) Test Analyst
12 13 (2.40%) Consultant
12 13 (2.40%) Data Analyst
13 12 (2.22%) C++ Developer
14 11 (2.03%) Applications Support Analyst
14 11 (2.03%) Market Risk Analyst
14 11 (2.03%) Senior Developer
14 11 (2.03%) Market Risk Business Analyst
15 10 (1.85%) WPF Developer
15 10 (1.85%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.95%) FIX Protocol
2 31 (5.73%) .NET
3 27 (4.99%) WPF
4 20 (3.70%) XML
4 20 (3.70%) WinForms
5 16 (2.96%) HTML
6 15 (2.77%) WCF
7 13 (2.40%) Middleware
8 11 (2.03%) Rendezvous
8 11 (2.03%) CSS
9 10 (1.85%) Spring
9 10 (1.85%) HTML5
10 6 (1.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (1.11%) Ext JS
10 6 (1.11%) Web Services
11 5 (0.92%) STL
11 5 (0.92%) JMS
12 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
12 4 (0.74%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.74%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 188 (34.75%) Derivative
2 139 (25.69%) Fixed Income
3 113 (20.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 51 (9.43%) Equity Derivative
5 46 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (6.84%) Computer Science
7 30 (5.55%) Credit Risk
8 27 (4.99%) Management Information System
9 26 (4.81%) Algorithms
10 23 (4.25%) Market Risk
11 17 (3.14%) Reference Data
12 14 (2.59%) Tandem
12 14 (2.59%) Credit Derivative
13 13 (2.40%) Mathematics
13 13 (2.40%) Hedge funds
14 11 (2.03%) Data Structures
15 8 (1.48%) N-Tier
16 6 (1.11%) User Experience
17 5 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
17 5 (0.92%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 144 (26.62%) UNIX
2 55 (10.17%) Windows
3 49 (9.06%) Linux
4 7 (1.29%) Windows 7
5 5 (0.92%) Solaris
6 4 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.55%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.55%) SUSE
8 2 (0.37%) Android
8 2 (0.37%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (17.01%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (12.94%) Low Latency
3 68 (12.57%) Business Analysis
4 54 (9.98%) OO
5 52 (9.61%) Multithreading
6 49 (9.06%) Risk Management
7 46 (8.50%) Project Management
8 44 (8.13%) Electronic Trading
9 42 (7.76%) TDD
9 42 (7.76%) Asset Management
10 41 (7.58%) Data Analysis
11 35 (6.47%) Algorithmic Trading
11 35 (6.47%) Migration
12 32 (5.91%) Analytics
13 31 (5.73%) Investment Management
14 30 (5.55%) Software Engineering
15 27 (4.99%) Unit Testing
16 26 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
16 26 (4.81%) Scrum
17 22 (4.07%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 172 (31.79%) SQL
2 137 (25.32%) Java
3 98 (18.11%) C#
4 63 (11.65%) C++
5 62 (11.46%) Python
6 47 (8.69%) Perl
7 24 (4.44%) VBA
8 21 (3.88%) C
9 18 (3.33%) Tcl
10 16 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 14 (2.59%) JavaScript
12 11 (2.03%) Scala
13 10 (1.85%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.66%) C-shell
14 9 (1.66%) AWK
15 7 (1.29%) PL/SQL
15 7 (1.29%) VB
16 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
17 4 (0.74%) R
17 4 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 31 (5.73%) Degree
2 7 (1.29%) ISEB
3 4 (0.74%) CIMA
4 2 (0.37%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (0.37%) GIAC
4 2 (0.37%) GCIA
4 2 (0.37%) CISSP
4 2 (0.37%) CNA
4 2 (0.37%) Novell Certification
4 2 (0.37%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.37%) PhD
4 2 (0.37%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.18%) HNC
5 1 (0.18%) HND
5 1 (0.18%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (4.99%) EMIR
2 21 (3.88%) Dodd-Frank
3 20 (3.70%) QA
4 13 (2.40%) Basel III
5 5 (0.92%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.55%) Basel II
7 2 (0.37%) MiFID
7 2 (0.37%) FATCA
8 1 (0.18%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.18%) SLA
8 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.18%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (1.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.55%) NFS
3 2 (0.37%) 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 8 (1.48%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (1.48%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.55%) Puppet
3 2 (0.37%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.37%) BMC Marimba
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
Vendors
1 73 (13.49%) Oracle
2 56 (10.35%) Sybase
2 56 (10.35%) Fidessa
3 18 (3.33%) Reuters
4 16 (2.96%) Bloomberg
4 16 (2.96%) TIBCO
5 15 (2.77%) Microsoft
6 13 (2.40%) Charles River
7 9 (1.66%) thinkFolio
8 7 (1.29%) 29West
8 7 (1.29%) Fiserv
8 7 (1.29%) Perforce
8 7 (1.29%) Informatica
9 5 (0.92%) Sencha
10 4 (0.74%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.74%) Calypso
10 4 (0.74%) GoldenSource
11 3 (0.55%) Sophis
11 3 (0.55%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.55%) SmartStream
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