The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank - - 238
Contract jobs citing Equities 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.00
Equities
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2785 2427 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.85% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1455 1306 1000
Average daily rate £375 £345 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 152 138
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.50 £22.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.75% -9.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.50 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the South East region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the South East region.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (50.00%) JNDI
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Rogue Wave
2 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) MSBuild

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) JNDI
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) JDBC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Rogue Wave
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) TIBCO