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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 407 339 332
Rank change year-on-year
-68 -7
Contract jobs citing Equities 246 341 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.61% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.39% 1.91% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 264 264
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £700
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 - - -

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
17659 17863 17492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.27% 31.95% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11429 11116 10751
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 675 702
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.33 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £45.24 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

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 26 June 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 13 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 26 June 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 -67 229 £575 +4.54% 51
London -47 220 £600 +6.66% 47
City of London +1 47 £575 +9.52% 25
Scotland -9 17 £400 -5.88% 4
Glasgow +6 13 £400 +1.58% 3
South East - 8 £375 - 3
Kent - 7 £390 -
Edinburgh -10 4 - - 1
Canary Wharf +2 2 £613 +16.66%
East of England - 1 £600 -
Cambridge - 1 £600 -
Surrey - 1 £275 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 1 £600 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 290 (50.43%) Banking
2 283 (49.22%) Finance
3 221 (38.43%) Front Office
3 221 (38.43%) Fixed Income
4 213 (37.04%) Investment Banking
5 194 (33.74%) SQL
6 165 (28.70%) Derivative
7 158 (27.48%) Java
7 158 (27.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 141 (24.52%) Unix
9 135 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
10 104 (18.09%) Linux
11 103 (17.91%) C#
12 80 (13.91%) Asset Management
13 78 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
14 72 (12.52%) FIX Protocol
15 71 (12.35%) Project Management
16 70 (12.17%) Electronic Trading
17 68 (11.83%) Oracle
17 68 (11.83%) Business Analysis
18 67 (11.65%) Multithreading
19 66 (11.48%) Perl
19 66 (11.48%) Financial Institution
20 64 (11.13%) Windows
20 64 (11.13%) Retail
21 62 (10.78%) SDLC
22 58 (10.09%) SQL Server
23 57 (9.91%) Sybase
23 57 (9.91%) Low Latency
24 51 (8.87%) Risk 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 (2.26%) Tomcat
2 12 (2.09%) Confluence
3 8 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.22%) IIS
4 7 (1.22%) MQSeries
4 7 (1.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.04%) Apache Spark
6 5 (0.87%) Mule
6 5 (0.87%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.52%) CMS
7 3 (0.52%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.35%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 34 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.96%) MS Project
3 14 (2.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.04%) MS Office
5 6 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.35%) Mathematica
6 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.04%) Markit EDM
1 6 (1.04%) Sonata
2 5 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.70%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.52%) Global One
5 2 (0.35%) Front Arena
5 2 (0.35%) MetaTrader
6 1 (0.17%) Eikon
6 1 (0.17%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.17%) Minerva
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.17%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
6 1 (0.17%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.17%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (0.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.26%) Intranet
3 9 (1.57%) Firewall
4 6 (1.04%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.87%) Internet
6 4 (0.70%) DNS
6 4 (0.70%) Network Security
7 3 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (0.52%) Multicast
7 3 (0.52%) VPN
8 2 (0.35%) BGP
8 2 (0.35%) HTTP
8 2 (0.35%) LAN
8 2 (0.35%) NGN
8 2 (0.35%) SAN
8 2 (0.35%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.35%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) FCoE
9 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.48%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 19 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 17 (2.96%) KDB
7 14 (2.43%) DB2
7 14 (2.43%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.09%) Oracle Database
9 10 (1.74%) MongoDB
10 9 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
10 9 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (1.04%) Big Data
12 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
12 6 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (0.87%) Crystal Reports
13 5 (0.87%) Data Mining
14 4 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (6.26%) JIRA
2 19 (3.30%) JUnit
3 18 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (2.43%) Git (software)
4 14 (2.43%) Subversion
5 12 (2.09%) Selenium
6 11 (1.91%) Maven
7 10 (1.74%) TeamCity
8 9 (1.57%) Grunt
9 8 (1.39%) Bower
9 8 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.22%) Jenkins
11 6 (1.04%) gulp
11 6 (1.04%) JMeter
11 6 (1.04%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.87%) Cucumber
12 5 (0.87%) EasyMock
12 5 (0.87%) Mockito
12 5 (0.87%) NuGet
General
1 290 (50.43%) Banking
2 283 (49.22%) Finance
3 221 (38.43%) Front Office
4 213 (37.04%) Investment Banking
5 66 (11.48%) Financial Institution
6 64 (11.13%) Retail
7 37 (6.43%) Back Office
8 15 (2.61%) Legal
9 12 (2.09%) Marketing
10 5 (0.87%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.35%) Advertising
11 2 (0.35%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.35%) Publishing
12 1 (0.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 228 (39.65%) Developer
2 225 (39.13%) Analyst
3 111 (19.30%) Business Analyst
4 73 (12.70%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.35%) Project Manager
6 41 (7.13%) Senior Developer
7 39 (6.78%) Front Office Developer
8 38 (6.61%) Support Analyst
9 35 (6.09%) C# Developer
10 34 (5.91%) Applications Support
11 26 (4.52%) Banking Analyst
11 26 (4.52%) IT Analyst
12 25 (4.35%) SQL Developer
13 24 (4.17%) C++ Developer
13 24 (4.17%) Test Analyst
14 23 (4.00%) Business IT Analyst
14 23 (4.00%) IT Business Analyst
14 23 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (3.48%) Risk Analyst
16 19 (3.30%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (12.52%) FIX Protocol
2 49 (8.52%) .NET
3 46 (8.00%) HTML
4 32 (5.57%) XML
5 30 (5.22%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.17%) HTML5
6 24 (4.17%) WPF
7 23 (4.00%) Spring
8 22 (3.83%) JMS
9 18 (3.13%) CSS
10 17 (2.96%) Middleware
11 14 (2.43%) ASP.NET
12 12 (2.09%) J2EE
13 11 (1.91%) .NET Framework
13 11 (1.91%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.91%) J2SE
13 11 (1.91%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (1.74%) JSON
14 10 (1.74%) Reactive Extensions
14 10 (1.74%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 221 (38.43%) Fixed Income
2 165 (28.70%) Derivative
3 158 (27.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 78 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (8.35%) Equity Derivative
6 25 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.83%) Data Centre
8 20 (3.48%) Market Risk
9 16 (2.78%) Credit Risk
10 15 (2.61%) User Experience
11 14 (2.43%) Hedge funds
12 13 (2.26%) Computer Science
12 13 (2.26%) Reference Data
13 12 (2.09%) SWIFT
14 11 (1.91%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.91%) OTC Derivatives
15 10 (1.74%) Virtual Team
16 9 (1.57%) Data Structures
16 9 (1.57%) Fintech
16 9 (1.57%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 141 (24.52%) Unix
2 104 (18.09%) Linux
3 64 (11.13%) Windows
4 23 (4.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.91%) Solaris
6 9 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (23.48%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (13.91%) Asset Management
3 71 (12.35%) Project Management
4 70 (12.17%) Electronic Trading
5 68 (11.83%) Business Analysis
6 67 (11.65%) Multithreading
7 62 (10.78%) SDLC
8 57 (9.91%) Low Latency
9 51 (8.87%) Risk Management
10 47 (8.17%) Analytics
10 47 (8.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (7.83%) Data Analysis
12 37 (6.43%) Migration
13 34 (5.91%) Algorithmic Trading
13 34 (5.91%) TDD
14 30 (5.22%) Data Modelling
15 29 (5.04%) Investment Management
16 27 (4.70%) Performance Tuning
17 26 (4.52%) OO
18 25 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 194 (33.74%) SQL
2 158 (27.48%) Java
3 103 (17.91%) C#
4 66 (11.48%) Perl
5 46 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 44 (7.65%) Shell Script
7 41 (7.13%) C++
8 34 (5.91%) Python
9 26 (4.52%) Scala
10 20 (3.48%) VB
11 19 (3.30%) Bash Shell
12 17 (2.96%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.43%) VBA
14 13 (2.26%) PL/SQL
14 13 (2.26%) Tcl
15 12 (2.09%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.74%) MATLAB
17 9 (1.57%) C
18 6 (1.04%) PHP
19 5 (0.87%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 34 (5.91%) Degree
2 11 (1.91%) PMI Certification
3 9 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (1.39%) ISTQB
4 8 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.04%) ISEB
6 5 (0.87%) PMP
7 4 (0.70%) CISM
7 4 (0.70%) CISSP
8 3 (0.52%) APMP
8 3 (0.52%) CCA
8 3 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.52%) CNA
8 3 (0.52%) GCIA
8 3 (0.52%) GCIH
8 3 (0.52%) GIAC
8 3 (0.52%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (0.52%) Novell Certification
8 3 (0.52%) SANS
9 2 (0.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.61%) QA
2 26 (4.52%) MiFID
3 9 (1.57%) Data Quality
4 8 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.39%) EMIR
5 6 (1.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.52%) Basel III
7 2 (0.35%) COREP
7 2 (0.35%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.35%) FATCA
7 2 (0.35%) SAS 70
7 2 (0.35%) SLA
8 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.04%) Docker
2 3 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.52%) XenApp
3 2 (0.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.17%) NFS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (2.61%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.39%) Control-M
3 7 (1.22%) Nagios
4 4 (0.70%) Ansible
4 4 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
4 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.70%) Puppet
4 4 (0.70%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.52%) AppDNA
5 3 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
7 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 68 (11.83%) Oracle
2 57 (9.91%) Sybase
3 41 (7.13%) Fidessa
4 33 (5.74%) Microsoft
5 23 (4.00%) Bloomberg
6 14 (2.43%) Murex
7 12 (2.09%) Reuters
8 10 (1.74%) Charles River
8 10 (1.74%) Informatica
9 7 (1.22%) Citrix
9 7 (1.22%) HP
9 7 (1.22%) TIBCO
10 6 (1.04%) DevExpress
10 6 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 6 (1.04%) Sophis
10 6 (1.04%) Trayport
10 6 (1.04%) VMware
11 5 (0.87%) SimCorp
11 5 (0.87%) Splunk
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0 - £100 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £650 to £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Development and Infrastructure
Rate: £550 - 650 per day
Posted: 24 days ago