The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
UK
Rank 305 300 329
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +29
Contract jobs citing Equities 314 358 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.72% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.15% 2.19% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 277 240
Median daily rate £550 £583 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% +5.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
-9.68% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14575 16366 15633
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.49% 32.73% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9302 10380 9770
Median daily rate £438 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 692 654
Median hourly rate £20.50 £21.98 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £50.99 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Equities
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities within the UK.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Equities
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equities within the UK.

Equities Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Equities
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
England -12 308 £550 -5.57% 63
London -20 306 £550 -6.38% 62
City of London -15 62 £575 +4.54% 31
Northern Ireland - 6 £361 -
Belfast - 5 £360 -
County Antrim - 5 £360 -
Canary Wharf +2 3 £650 +73.33%
Chester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Equities.

1 362 (57.64%) Finance
2 271 (43.15%) Front Office
3 268 (42.68%) Banking
4 256 (40.76%) Fixed Income
5 207 (32.96%) Derivative
6 186 (29.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 181 (28.82%) Java
8 180 (28.66%) Investment Banking
9 170 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
10 155 (24.68%) SQL
11 109 (17.36%) Unix
12 107 (17.04%) Linux
13 100 (15.92%) Asset Management
14 98 (15.61%) MiFID
15 93 (14.81%) Multithreading
16 92 (14.65%) C#
17 81 (12.90%) C++
18 77 (12.26%) Project Management
19 72 (11.46%) Business Analysis
20 69 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
21 68 (10.83%) Risk Management
21 68 (10.83%) Financial Institution
22 61 (9.71%) FIX Protocol
23 60 (9.55%) Low Latency
24 59 (9.39%) Data Management
25 58 (9.24%) Equity Derivative
25 58 (9.24%) Electronic Trading
26 57 (9.08%) Back Office
27 56 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
27 56 (8.92%) QA

Equities
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (2.87%) Apache Spark
2 16 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (1.11%) Confluence
5 6 (0.96%) Apache Pig
6 5 (0.80%) Apache
6 5 (0.80%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.48%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.32%) Jetty
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.32%) SAS
8 2 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 48 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.75%) MS Office
5 5 (0.80%) MS Project
5 5 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) InVision
6 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (1.75%) thinkFolio
2 7 (1.11%) ION MarketView
2 7 (1.11%) SimCorp Dimension
3 6 (0.96%) Minerva
4 4 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.64%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.32%) Global One
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.32%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.32%) Tesseract
6 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.16%) RMDS
6 1 (0.16%) Sonata
6 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.48%) Office 365
3 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.16%) GitHub
4 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.43%) Network Security
2 8 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.11%) Firewall
3 7 (1.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.11%) Multicast
3 7 (1.11%) tcpdump
4 6 (0.96%) DSL
5 4 (0.64%) HTTP
5 4 (0.64%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.48%) Intranet
6 3 (0.48%) ISDN
6 3 (0.48%) Skype
6 3 (0.48%) VPN
7 2 (0.32%) FTP
7 2 (0.32%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.16%) AMQP
8 1 (0.16%) CTI
8 1 (0.16%) Internet
8 1 (0.16%) LAN
8 1 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.37%) Big Data
3 36 (5.73%) Relational Database
4 28 (4.46%) Hadoop
5 21 (3.34%) Oracle Database
6 20 (3.18%) RDBMS
6 20 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 18 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 16 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.23%) KDB
9 14 (2.23%) MongoDB
10 13 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
11 11 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.59%) Tick Data
13 6 (0.96%) Couchbase
13 6 (0.96%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 4 (0.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 36 (5.73%) JIRA
2 21 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 13 (2.07%) Selenium
5 12 (1.91%) Subversion
6 11 (1.75%) gulp
7 9 (1.43%) Maven
8 8 (1.27%) HP UFT
8 8 (1.27%) TeamCity
8 8 (1.27%) Visual Studio
9 7 (1.11%) JUnit
9 7 (1.11%) Mocha
10 6 (0.96%) Bower
10 6 (0.96%) Gradle
10 6 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (0.96%) Protractor
10 6 (0.96%) Sinon.JS
11 5 (0.80%) Grunt
11 5 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (0.48%) Toad
General
1 362 (57.64%) Finance
2 271 (43.15%) Front Office
3 268 (42.68%) Banking
4 180 (28.66%) Investment Banking
5 68 (10.83%) Financial Institution
6 57 (9.08%) Back Office
7 53 (8.44%) Retail
8 32 (5.10%) Legal
9 11 (1.75%) Publishing
10 10 (1.59%) Prime Brokerage
11 8 (1.27%) Corporate Banking
12 7 (1.11%) Marketing
13 4 (0.64%) German Language
13 4 (0.64%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.48%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.48%) Law
15 2 (0.32%) Games
15 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
16 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
16 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 246 (39.17%) Developer
2 240 (38.22%) Analyst
3 158 (25.16%) Business Analyst
4 127 (20.22%) Java Developer
5 58 (9.24%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 48 (7.64%) Front Office Developer
7 41 (6.53%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.25%) Support Analyst
9 30 (4.78%) Project Manager
9 30 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
10 29 (4.62%) C++ Developer
11 28 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
12 27 (4.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 25 (3.98%) C# Developer
13 25 (3.98%) Senior Business Analyst
14 24 (3.82%) Banking Analyst
15 21 (3.34%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 20 (3.18%) IT Analyst
16 20 (3.18%) SQL Developer
17 18 (2.87%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (9.71%) FIX Protocol
2 46 (7.32%) .NET
3 38 (6.05%) HTML
4 29 (4.62%) AngularJS
5 28 (4.46%) HTML5
6 27 (4.30%) Middleware
6 27 (4.30%) Spring
7 23 (3.66%) XML
8 18 (2.87%) JMS
9 15 (2.39%) CSS
9 15 (2.39%) WPF
10 14 (2.23%) jQuery
11 13 (2.07%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.07%) FpML
11 13 (2.07%) RESTful
12 11 (1.75%) CSS3
12 11 (1.75%) Hibernate
13 10 (1.59%) XSLT
14 9 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (1.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 256 (40.76%) Fixed Income
2 207 (32.96%) Derivative
3 186 (29.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 69 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (9.24%) Equity Derivative
6 50 (7.96%) Fintech
7 26 (4.14%) Computer Science
7 26 (4.14%) Management Information System
8 25 (3.98%) Mathematics
9 24 (3.82%) Market Risk
10 22 (3.50%) Reference Data
11 21 (3.34%) OTC Derivatives
11 21 (3.34%) Virtual Team
12 16 (2.55%) Algorithms
12 16 (2.55%) Data Structures
13 14 (2.23%) Data Centre
13 14 (2.23%) User Experience
14 13 (2.07%) Hedge funds
15 11 (1.75%) N-Tier
16 9 (1.43%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.36%) Unix
2 107 (17.04%) Linux
3 51 (8.12%) Windows
4 9 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.32%) SUSE
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.32%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.92%) Asset Management
3 93 (14.81%) Multithreading
4 77 (12.26%) Project Management
5 72 (11.46%) Business Analysis
6 68 (10.83%) Risk Management
7 60 (9.55%) Low Latency
8 59 (9.39%) Data Management
9 58 (9.24%) Electronic Trading
10 56 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (8.60%) SDLC
12 52 (8.28%) Scrum
13 49 (7.80%) OO
14 45 (7.17%) Analytics
15 43 (6.85%) TDD
16 41 (6.53%) Investment Management
17 38 (6.05%) Test Scripting
18 33 (5.25%) Change Management
18 33 (5.25%) GAP Analysis
19 31 (4.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 181 (28.82%) Java
2 155 (24.68%) SQL
3 92 (14.65%) C#
4 81 (12.90%) C++
5 38 (6.05%) Perl
6 33 (5.25%) JavaScript
7 29 (4.62%) Python
8 27 (4.30%) Scala
9 26 (4.14%) C
10 25 (3.98%) Shell Script
11 19 (3.03%) VBA
12 13 (2.07%) Haskell
12 13 (2.07%) PowerShell
13 12 (1.91%) Bash Shell
14 11 (1.75%) VB
15 8 (1.27%) PHP
16 7 (1.11%) PL/SQL
16 7 (1.11%) R
17 6 (0.96%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.80%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 52 (8.28%) Degree
2 17 (2.71%) ISEB
3 10 (1.59%) CISSP
4 9 (1.43%) ISTQB
5 8 (1.27%) CISM
6 7 (1.11%) CNA
6 7 (1.11%) GCIA
6 7 (1.11%) GCIH
6 7 (1.11%) GIAC
6 7 (1.11%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.11%) Novell Certification
6 7 (1.11%) SANS
7 3 (0.48%) CISA
7 3 (0.48%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.32%) ACCA
8 2 (0.32%) CIMA
8 2 (0.32%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) CCNA
9 1 (0.16%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (15.61%) MiFID
2 56 (8.92%) QA
3 27 (4.30%) EMIR
4 19 (3.03%) Dodd-Frank
5 14 (2.23%) SLA
6 10 (1.59%) COBIT
7 6 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (0.64%) Basel III
8 4 (0.64%) GAAP
8 4 (0.64%) IFRS
9 3 (0.48%) FATCA
10 2 (0.32%) AIFMD
11 1 (0.16%) Basel II
11 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 1 (0.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 9 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.11%) Docker
3 2 (0.32%) HDFS
3 2 (0.32%) SRDF
3 2 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 17 (2.71%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.39%) ITRS Geneos
3 8 (1.27%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 7 (1.11%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 5 (0.80%) Ansible
5 5 (0.80%) Puppet
6 4 (0.64%) Control-M
7 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.16%) Kibana
8 1 (0.16%) logstash
8 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
8 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (8.60%) Oracle
1 54 (8.60%) Sybase
2 48 (7.64%) Fidessa
3 46 (7.32%) Microsoft
4 24 (3.82%) Bloomberg
5 14 (2.23%) Reuters
6 13 (2.07%) TIBCO
7 9 (1.43%) Informatica
7 9 (1.43%) ION Trading
7 9 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 8 (1.27%) Tableau
9 7 (1.11%) MicroStrategy
9 7 (1.11%) SimCorp
9 7 (1.11%) Sun
10 6 (0.96%) Citrix
11 5 (0.80%) Charles River
11 5 (0.80%) Cisco
11 5 (0.80%) GoldenSource
11 5 (0.80%) IBM
11 5 (0.80%) Murex
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