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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 249 271 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Contract jobs citing Equities 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.036% 0.010% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.032% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2563 3086 2785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.76% 31.24% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1468 1761 1507
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £235 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 180 165
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% +23.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.41 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 3 £325 - 2
Equities
England

Equities
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Equities.

1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Defect Management
2 9 (81.82%) Sonata
2 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
2 9 (81.82%) JIRA
3 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
4 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (36.36%) Banking
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Back Office
8 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead
8 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
8 1 (9.09%) MS Office
8 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
8 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 1 (9.09%) Reuters
8 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
8 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Sonata
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) JIRA
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Analyst
1 10 (90.91%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) UAT Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Pricing Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Defect Management
3 7 (63.64%) Investment Management
4 6 (54.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 1 (9.09%) Fund Management
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB
1 9 (81.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Reuters
1 1 (9.09%) Thunderhead