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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 306 265 358
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +93
Contract jobs citing Equities 365 479 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.87% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.26% 2.59% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 362 249
Median daily rate £525 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £439 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £415
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
16140 18486 18212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 33.39% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10434 11625 11534
Median daily rate £430 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 576 792 764
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.63 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% +21.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 4 December 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 20 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 4 December 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 -46 351 £535 -6.95% 56
London -39 346 £535 -6.95% 52
City of London -13 91 £575 +4.54% 23
Canary Wharf +10 11 £600 -
Northern Ireland -2 11 £375 -6.25%
Belfast +1 10 £375 -6.25%
County Antrim 0 10 £375 -6.25%
North West - 5 £650 - 1
Scotland +1 3 £325 -40.90%
Street - 3 £650 -
South West - 3 £650 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £650 -
Somerset - 3 £650 -
Bromley - 3 £501 -
Liverpool - 3 £650 -
Glasgow +7 2 £400 +8.47%
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Chester - 2 - -
Edinburgh +14 1 £250 -58.33%
Docklands, London -5 1 £600 +26.31%

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 369 (59.71%) Finance
2 273 (44.17%) Banking
3 258 (41.75%) Fixed Income
4 222 (35.92%) Front Office
5 193 (31.23%) Derivative
6 181 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
7 179 (28.96%) Investment Banking
8 172 (27.83%) SQL
9 158 (25.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 157 (25.40%) Java
11 130 (21.04%) Asset Management
12 111 (17.96%) Unix
13 102 (16.50%) Financial Institution
14 101 (16.34%) Linux
15 100 (16.18%) Business Analysis
16 91 (14.72%) Retail
17 85 (13.75%) Project Management
18 84 (13.59%) MiFID
19 77 (12.46%) C#
20 69 (11.17%) Risk Management
20 69 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
21 67 (10.84%) Back Office
22 63 (10.19%) Oracle
22 63 (10.19%) FIX Protocol
23 61 (9.87%) Multithreading
23 61 (9.87%) SQL Server
24 55 (8.90%) Equity Derivative
25 54 (8.74%) Data Management
26 52 (8.41%) Scrum
27 51 (8.25%) Microsoft

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 22 (3.56%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.75%) Apache Spark
3 11 (1.78%) Confluence
3 11 (1.78%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.46%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (0.81%) Apache
6 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.49%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.49%) SAS
7 3 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.32%) CMS
8 2 (0.32%) IIS
8 2 (0.32%) Jetty
8 2 (0.32%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
Applications
1 50 (8.09%) MS Excel
2 22 (3.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (2.10%) MS Office
5 10 (1.62%) MS Project
6 6 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.32%) InVision
7 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (1.62%) SimCorp Dimension
2 9 (1.46%) Sonata
3 8 (1.29%) thinkFolio
4 6 (0.97%) Minerva
5 5 (0.81%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.65%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.32%) Global One
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 2 (0.32%) SunGard APT
7 2 (0.32%) Tesseract
8 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.16%) IntelliMatch
8 1 (0.16%) RMDS
8 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (0.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.16%) SaaS
5 1 (0.16%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.78%) Intranet
2 9 (1.46%) Network Security
2 9 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.13%) Firewall
3 7 (1.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (0.97%) DSL
5 5 (0.81%) Unified Communications
5 5 (0.81%) VPN
6 3 (0.49%) FTP
6 3 (0.49%) Internet
6 3 (0.49%) ISDN
6 3 (0.49%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.49%) Skype
7 2 (0.32%) DNS
7 2 (0.32%) DWDM
7 2 (0.32%) HTTP
7 2 (0.32%) LAN
7 2 (0.32%) MPLS
7 2 (0.32%) WAN
7 2 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.87%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.66%) Big Data
3 29 (4.69%) Relational Database
4 26 (4.21%) Hadoop
5 20 (3.24%) KDB
5 20 (3.24%) MongoDB
5 20 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (3.07%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 17 (2.75%) Oracle Database
9 16 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.27%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (1.62%) Kdb+
13 9 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
13 9 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.13%) Couchbase
14 7 (1.13%) Tick Data
15 6 (0.97%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (7.44%) JIRA
2 32 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (4.21%) Git (software)
4 20 (3.24%) Subversion
5 16 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.43%) gulp
7 14 (2.27%) Selenium
8 11 (1.78%) Bower
8 11 (1.78%) Visual Studio
9 10 (1.62%) Mocha
9 10 (1.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (1.46%) Maven
10 9 (1.46%) Sinon.JS
11 8 (1.29%) Grunt
11 8 (1.29%) HP UFT
12 7 (1.13%) Karma Test Runner
12 7 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (1.13%) Protractor
12 7 (1.13%) Toad
13 6 (0.97%) Gradle
General
1 369 (59.71%) Finance
2 273 (44.17%) Banking
3 222 (35.92%) Front Office
4 179 (28.96%) Investment Banking
5 102 (16.50%) Financial Institution
6 91 (14.72%) Retail
7 67 (10.84%) Back Office
8 39 (6.31%) Legal
9 12 (1.94%) Publishing
10 11 (1.78%) Marketing
11 8 (1.29%) Prime Brokerage
12 7 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
13 3 (0.49%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.49%) German Language
13 3 (0.49%) Law
13 3 (0.49%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Games
14 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 273 (44.17%) Analyst
2 218 (35.28%) Developer
3 165 (26.70%) Business Analyst
4 95 (15.37%) Java Developer
5 44 (7.12%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 39 (6.31%) Project Manager
7 37 (5.99%) Support Analyst
8 36 (5.83%) Front Office Developer
8 36 (5.83%) Senior Analyst
9 34 (5.50%) Senior Developer
10 29 (4.69%) Banking Analyst
11 26 (4.21%) Senior Business Analyst
12 25 (4.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 23 (3.72%) Analyst Developer
14 22 (3.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
14 22 (3.56%) IT Analyst
15 21 (3.40%) Test Analyst
16 19 (3.07%) IT Business Analyst
16 19 (3.07%) SQL Analyst
17 18 (2.91%) Derivatives Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (10.19%) FIX Protocol
2 49 (7.93%) .NET
3 48 (7.77%) HTML
4 35 (5.66%) AngularJS
4 35 (5.66%) HTML5
5 31 (5.02%) Middleware
6 29 (4.69%) XML
7 22 (3.56%) CSS
8 21 (3.40%) Spring
9 18 (2.91%) jQuery
10 17 (2.75%) XSLT
11 15 (2.43%) Web Services
12 14 (2.27%) FpML
12 14 (2.27%) RESTful
13 13 (2.10%) JMS
13 13 (2.10%) WPF
14 12 (1.94%) .NET Framework
14 12 (1.94%) CSS3
15 11 (1.78%) Hibernate
15 11 (1.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 258 (41.75%) Fixed Income
2 193 (31.23%) Derivative
3 158 (25.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 69 (11.17%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (8.90%) Equity Derivative
6 45 (7.28%) Fintech
7 37 (5.99%) Management Information System
8 26 (4.21%) Market Risk
9 24 (3.88%) Mathematics
10 23 (3.72%) Reference Data
11 22 (3.56%) Computer Science
12 21 (3.40%) OTC Derivatives
13 20 (3.24%) Data Centre
14 16 (2.59%) User Experience
15 14 (2.27%) Data Structures
15 14 (2.27%) Virtual Team
16 11 (1.78%) Algorithms
16 11 (1.78%) Credit Risk
16 11 (1.78%) Hedge funds
16 11 (1.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 111 (17.96%) Unix
2 101 (16.34%) Linux
3 49 (7.93%) Windows
4 11 (1.78%) Windows Server
5 8 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.32%) SUSE
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (29.29%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (21.04%) Asset Management
3 100 (16.18%) Business Analysis
4 85 (13.75%) Project Management
5 69 (11.17%) Risk Management
6 61 (9.87%) Multithreading
7 54 (8.74%) Data Management
8 52 (8.41%) Scrum
9 49 (7.93%) Analytics
9 49 (7.93%) TDD
10 46 (7.44%) SDLC
11 45 (7.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (7.12%) User Acceptance Testing
13 43 (6.96%) Change Management
14 42 (6.80%) Low Latency
15 38 (6.15%) Electronic Trading
16 37 (5.99%) Investment Management
16 37 (5.99%) OO
17 33 (5.34%) Test Scripting
18 30 (4.85%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 172 (27.83%) SQL
2 157 (25.40%) Java
3 77 (12.46%) C#
4 45 (7.28%) C++
5 35 (5.66%) JavaScript
6 31 (5.02%) Perl
7 30 (4.85%) Shell Script
8 26 (4.21%) Python
9 24 (3.88%) Scala
10 18 (2.91%) C
11 14 (2.27%) VBA
12 13 (2.10%) Haskell
13 11 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 10 (1.62%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.29%) R
16 7 (1.13%) Bash Shell
16 7 (1.13%) Tcl
16 7 (1.13%) T-SQL
17 6 (0.97%) VB
18 5 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (7.44%) Degree
2 19 (3.07%) ISEB
3 16 (2.59%) ISTQB
4 11 (1.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 8 (1.29%) CISM
5 8 (1.29%) CISSP
6 7 (1.13%) CNA
6 7 (1.13%) GCIA
6 7 (1.13%) GCIH
6 7 (1.13%) GIAC
6 7 (1.13%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (1.13%) Novell Certification
6 7 (1.13%) SANS
7 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (0.32%) APMP
9 2 (0.32%) CCNA
9 2 (0.32%) CCNP
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (13.59%) MiFID
2 49 (7.93%) QA
3 23 (3.72%) EMIR
4 15 (2.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.78%) SLA
6 10 (1.62%) COBIT
7 8 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.97%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.65%) Basel III
9 4 (0.65%) GAAP
9 4 (0.65%) SAS 70
10 3 (0.49%) FATCA
11 2 (0.32%) AIFMD
12 1 (0.16%) Basel II
12 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (1.46%) Active Directory
1 9 (1.46%) Docker
2 3 (0.49%) HDFS
3 2 (0.32%) SRDF
3 2 (0.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 24 (3.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.29%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (1.13%) Ansible
3 7 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.13%) Puppet
4 4 (0.65%) Control-M
4 4 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.16%) Ganglia
7 1 (0.16%) Kibana
7 1 (0.16%) logstash
7 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.16%) Thomson Reuters DACS
7 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 63 (10.19%) Oracle
2 51 (8.25%) Microsoft
3 48 (7.77%) Sybase
4 45 (7.28%) Fidessa
5 25 (4.05%) Bloomberg
6 12 (1.94%) MicroStrategy
6 12 (1.94%) Tableau
7 11 (1.78%) Reuters
8 10 (1.62%) Informatica
8 10 (1.62%) Serena
8 10 (1.62%) SimCorp
9 7 (1.13%) Charles River
9 7 (1.13%) GoldenSource
9 7 (1.13%) Sun
10 5 (0.81%) IBM
10 5 (0.81%) Murex
11 4 (0.65%) HP
11 4 (0.65%) Solace
11 4 (0.65%) StatPro
11 4 (0.65%) TIBCO
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