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 28 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 390 331 379
Rank change year-on-year
-59 +48
Contract jobs citing Equities 280 373 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.64% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.94% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 272 194
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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
17780 19182 18392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.28% 33.01% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11998 11144
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 816 800
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £44.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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 28 September 2016.

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 19 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 28 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
England -42 264 £550 - 59
London -50 260 £550 - 55
City of London +26 87 £610 +16.19% 19
Canary Wharf +2 8 £650 +8.33%
Glasgow +7 6 £431 +27.77%
Scotland -3 6 £431 -17.85%
Northern Ireland -6 5 £375 +114.28% 2
County Antrim -6 5 £375 +114.28% 2
Belfast -7 5 £375 +114.28% 2
South East +18 3 £325 - 3
Surrey - 3 £325 - 2
Docklands, London +9 2 £538 +13.15%
Bromley - 2 £501 - 2
Somerset +22 1 £650 -
South West +10 1 £650 - 1
Street +5 1 £650 -
Liverpool - 1 £650 -
Merseyside - 1 £650 -
North West - 1 £650 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Equities.

1 293 (54.97%) Finance
2 238 (44.65%) Fixed Income
3 233 (43.71%) Banking
4 185 (34.71%) Front Office
5 162 (30.39%) Investment Banking
6 157 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
6 157 (29.46%) SQL
7 134 (25.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 132 (24.77%) Java
9 131 (24.58%) Derivative
10 118 (22.14%) Asset Management
11 115 (21.58%) Unix
12 112 (21.01%) Financial Institution
13 101 (18.95%) Retail
14 100 (18.76%) Business Analysis
15 88 (16.51%) Linux
16 84 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
17 78 (14.63%) Project Management
18 74 (13.88%) C#
19 58 (10.88%) Oracle
19 58 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
20 54 (10.13%) SQL Server
21 52 (9.76%) MiFID
22 51 (9.57%) Back Office
23 50 (9.38%) Equity Derivative
24 48 (9.01%) Risk Management
25 47 (8.82%) Analytics
26 46 (8.63%) Multithreading
27 45 (8.44%) FIX Protocol
27 45 (8.44%) Data Management

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 13 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.25%) Confluence
3 11 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.69%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.31%) Tomcat
6 6 (1.13%) IIS
7 3 (0.56%) Apache
7 3 (0.56%) CMS
7 3 (0.56%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.56%) SAS
7 3 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.38%) JBoss
8 2 (0.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
9 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.44%) MS Project
4 9 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.50%) MS Office
6 4 (0.75%) InVision
6 4 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.38%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.69%) Sonata
2 5 (0.94%) SimCorp Dimension
2 5 (0.94%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.56%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.38%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.19%) Eikon
5 1 (0.19%) Global One
5 1 (0.19%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.19%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 4 (0.75%) Trello
4 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.56%) Intranet
2 9 (1.69%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.31%) DSL
3 7 (1.31%) Internet
4 5 (0.94%) DNS
4 5 (0.94%) Network Security
5 4 (0.75%) Unified Communications
6 3 (0.56%) Firewall
6 3 (0.56%) FTP
6 3 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.56%) LAN
6 3 (0.56%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.56%) VPN
6 3 (0.56%) WAN
7 2 (0.38%) DWDM
7 2 (0.38%) ISDN
7 2 (0.38%) MPLS
7 2 (0.38%) Skype
7 2 (0.38%) Wireless
8 1 (0.19%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.44%) Relational Database
3 23 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (4.13%) Hadoop
5 21 (3.94%) Big Data
5 21 (3.94%) NoSQL
6 18 (3.38%) MongoDB
7 17 (3.19%) Oracle Database
8 16 (3.00%) KDB
8 16 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (2.63%) DB2
10 13 (2.44%) Kdb+
10 13 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 13 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.31%) Data Mart
15 6 (1.13%) QlikView
16 5 (0.94%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 40 (7.50%) JIRA
2 33 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (3.94%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.00%) Selenium
5 15 (2.81%) Bower
5 15 (2.81%) Subversion
6 14 (2.63%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.44%) gulp
8 12 (2.25%) JUnit
9 11 (2.06%) Grunt
9 11 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.50%) Visual Studio
10 8 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.31%) HP UFT
11 7 (1.31%) Mocha
11 7 (1.31%) Sinon.JS
11 7 (1.31%) Toad
12 6 (1.13%) JMeter
12 6 (1.13%) Maven
12 6 (1.13%) NuGet
General
1 293 (54.97%) Finance
2 233 (43.71%) Banking
3 185 (34.71%) Front Office
4 162 (30.39%) Investment Banking
5 112 (21.01%) Financial Institution
6 101 (18.95%) Retail
7 51 (9.57%) Back Office
8 36 (6.75%) Legal
9 17 (3.19%) Marketing
10 6 (1.13%) Publishing
11 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.56%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.38%) French Language
14 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 238 (44.65%) Analyst
2 180 (33.77%) Developer
3 137 (25.70%) Business Analyst
4 59 (11.07%) Java Developer
5 37 (6.94%) Project Manager
6 36 (6.75%) Banking Analyst
7 33 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
8 26 (4.88%) Senior Developer
8 26 (4.88%) Test Analyst
9 23 (4.32%) C# Developer
9 23 (4.32%) Front Office Developer
10 22 (4.13%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 21 (3.94%) IT Analyst
12 19 (3.56%) Analyst Developer
12 19 (3.56%) Senior Business Analyst
13 17 (3.19%) Support Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) Business IT Analyst
14 16 (3.00%) HTML Developer
14 16 (3.00%) IT Business Analyst
15 15 (2.81%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.44%) FIX Protocol
2 44 (8.26%) .NET
2 44 (8.26%) HTML
3 31 (5.82%) HTML5
4 30 (5.63%) Middleware
5 26 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.50%) Spring
6 24 (4.50%) XML
7 19 (3.56%) CSS
8 16 (3.00%) WPF
9 15 (2.81%) FpML
9 15 (2.81%) XSLT
10 12 (2.25%) J2SE
11 11 (2.06%) JMS
12 10 (1.88%) CSS3
12 10 (1.88%) Web Services
13 9 (1.69%) ASP.NET
13 9 (1.69%) Hibernate
14 8 (1.50%) J2EE
14 8 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 238 (44.65%) Fixed Income
2 134 (25.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 131 (24.58%) Derivative
4 84 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (9.38%) Equity Derivative
6 33 (6.19%) Management Information System
7 31 (5.82%) Fintech
8 22 (4.13%) Reference Data
9 19 (3.56%) Data Centre
9 19 (3.56%) Market Risk
10 18 (3.38%) Computer Science
10 18 (3.38%) User Experience
11 15 (2.81%) Mathematics
12 14 (2.63%) Visualisation
13 12 (2.25%) OTC Derivatives
14 11 (2.06%) Credit Risk
14 11 (2.06%) Data Structures
14 11 (2.06%) Virtual Team
15 9 (1.69%) Hedge funds
16 7 (1.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 115 (21.58%) Unix
2 88 (16.51%) Linux
3 42 (7.88%) Windows
4 17 (3.19%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (29.46%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (22.14%) Asset Management
3 100 (18.76%) Business Analysis
4 78 (14.63%) Project Management
5 58 (10.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 48 (9.01%) Risk Management
7 47 (8.82%) Analytics
8 46 (8.63%) Multithreading
9 45 (8.44%) Data Management
9 45 (8.44%) Low Latency
10 44 (8.26%) Data Analysis
11 42 (7.88%) SDLC
12 38 (7.13%) Electronic Trading
13 35 (6.57%) Change Management
14 34 (6.38%) TDD
15 32 (6.00%) Software Engineering
16 31 (5.82%) DevOps
16 31 (5.82%) Scrum
16 31 (5.82%) Test Scripting
17 29 (5.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 157 (29.46%) SQL
2 132 (24.77%) Java
3 74 (13.88%) C#
4 43 (8.07%) Perl
5 31 (5.82%) C++
5 31 (5.82%) Shell Script
6 27 (5.07%) JavaScript
7 26 (4.88%) Python
8 15 (2.81%) VB
9 14 (2.63%) Scala
10 12 (2.25%) C
11 11 (2.06%) PL/SQL
11 11 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 9 (1.69%) Tcl
13 8 (1.50%) Haskell
13 8 (1.50%) VBA
14 6 (1.13%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.13%) T-SQL
15 5 (0.94%) Clojure
15 5 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (7.32%) Degree
2 20 (3.75%) ISEB
3 16 (3.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.94%) APMP
7 4 (0.75%) CISM
7 4 (0.75%) CISSP
8 3 (0.56%) CNA
8 3 (0.56%) GCIA
8 3 (0.56%) GCIH
8 3 (0.56%) GIAC
8 3 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.56%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.56%) Novell Certification
8 3 (0.56%) PMP
8 3 (0.56%) SANS
9 2 (0.38%) CCNA
9 2 (0.38%) CCNP
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (9.76%) MiFID
2 43 (8.07%) QA
3 16 (3.00%) EMIR
4 12 (2.25%) Data Quality
5 10 (1.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 10 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.94%) SAS 70
6 5 (0.94%) SLA
7 4 (0.75%) GAAP
8 3 (0.56%) Basel III
9 2 (0.38%) FATCA
10 1 (0.19%) AIFMD
10 1 (0.19%) Basel II
10 1 (0.19%) COBIT
10 1 (0.19%) COREP
10 1 (0.19%) CRD IV
System Software
1 12 (2.25%) Docker
2 6 (1.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.56%) HDFS
4 2 (0.38%) SRDF
5 1 (0.19%) NFS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 25 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.50%) Puppet
3 6 (1.13%) Ansible
4 5 (0.94%) Nagios
4 5 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.38%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.38%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.19%) Control-M
7 1 (0.19%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.19%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.19%) Kibana
7 1 (0.19%) logstash
7 1 (0.19%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.19%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 58 (10.88%) Oracle
2 41 (7.69%) Sybase
3 33 (6.19%) Fidessa
4 26 (4.88%) Microsoft
5 22 (4.13%) Bloomberg
6 16 (3.00%) Tableau
7 14 (2.63%) MicroStrategy
7 14 (2.63%) Murex
8 10 (1.88%) Reuters
9 9 (1.69%) Charles River
10 8 (1.50%) GoldenSource
10 8 (1.50%) Serena
11 7 (1.31%) Informatica
12 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.13%) Splunk
13 5 (0.94%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.94%) HP
13 5 (0.94%) SimCorp
13 5 (0.94%) Sophis
14 4 (0.75%) StatPro
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £675 - £725 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Reuben Chase
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £550 per day + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £420.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago