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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 257 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.020% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.070% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £501 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.33% +5.88%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2844 2305 1972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.05% 27.03% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1568 1229 902
Average daily rate £375 £351 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.83% +0.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 133 187
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 December 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
Surrey - 2 £525 -
Equities
England

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) JNDI
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Rogue Wave
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CruiseControl
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JDBC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSD
1 1 (33.33%) JMS
1 1 (33.33%) Rendezvous
1 1 (33.33%) JNDI
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
1 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VC++
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (33.33%) Rogue Wave