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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 146 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £448 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.73% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
837 549 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.65% 23.09% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 344 339
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 57 61
Average hourly rate £26.50 £22.75 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.48% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equities across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) J2SE
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Murex
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Findur
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Findur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) J2SE
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Murex