The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing Equities 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
815 731 743
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.39% 24.15% 25.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 482 447
Median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £218 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 62 57
Median hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.24 £46.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Equities
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 West region with a requirement for Equities.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing