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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 403 346 367
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +21
Contract jobs citing Equities 265 332 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 1.80% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 252 202
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 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
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
18114 18488 17728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.54% 32.39% 32.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11702 11634 10717
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 £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £610 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 741 710
Median hourly rate £20.83 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.09% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.16 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 July 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 14 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 July 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 -59 251 £600 +9.09% 51
London -35 240 £600 +9.09% 49
City of London +13 60 £600 +14.28% 24
South East - 11 £336 - 2
Scotland -2 10 £400 -11.11%
Kent - 7 £390 -
Glasgow +10 6 £400 +14.28%
Edinburgh +2 4 - -
Surrey - 4 £325 - 2
Belfast -12 2 £260 +48.57%
County Antrim -12 2 £260 +48.57%
Northern Ireland -14 2 £260 +48.57%
Docklands, London +13 1 £475 -5.00%
Canary Wharf - 1 £700 -

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 305 (51.61%) Finance
2 283 (47.88%) Banking
3 238 (40.27%) Fixed Income
4 217 (36.72%) Front Office
5 206 (34.86%) Investment Banking
6 191 (32.32%) SQL
7 157 (26.57%) Java
8 153 (25.89%) Derivative
9 148 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
10 139 (23.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 132 (22.34%) Unix
12 109 (18.44%) Asset Management
13 107 (18.10%) Linux
14 98 (16.58%) C#
15 97 (16.41%) Financial Institution
16 95 (16.07%) Retail
17 88 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
18 86 (14.55%) Project Management
19 82 (13.87%) Business Analysis
20 72 (12.18%) Oracle
21 66 (11.17%) Multithreading
22 65 (11.00%) Electronic Trading
22 65 (11.00%) FIX Protocol
23 61 (10.32%) SQL Server
23 61 (10.32%) Perl
24 60 (10.15%) Low Latency
25 58 (9.81%) SDLC
26 57 (9.64%) Windows
26 57 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
27 54 (9.14%) 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 14 (2.37%) Confluence
1 14 (2.37%) Tomcat
2 11 (1.86%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.86%) WebSphere
3 8 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 8 (1.35%) IIS
4 6 (1.02%) MQSeries
5 5 (0.85%) Mule
5 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.51%) CMS
6 3 (0.51%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.34%) JBoss
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.17%) Apache
8 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.21%) MS Project
3 15 (2.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.35%) MS Office
4 8 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.51%) InVision
6 3 (0.51%) OmniGraffle
7 2 (0.34%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Sonata
2 6 (1.02%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.68%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.51%) Global One
4 3 (0.51%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.34%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Internet Expenses
6 1 (0.17%) Eikon
6 1 (0.17%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.17%) Minerva
6 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.17%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.68%) Trello
3 3 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 17 (2.88%) Intranet
3 7 (1.18%) Firewall
4 6 (1.02%) Internet
4 6 (1.02%) PuTTY
5 5 (0.85%) DNS
6 4 (0.68%) Network Security
6 4 (0.68%) VPN
7 3 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.34%) BGP
8 2 (0.34%) HTTP
8 2 (0.34%) LAN
8 2 (0.34%) SAN
8 2 (0.34%) tcpdump
8 2 (0.34%) Unified Communications
8 2 (0.34%) WAN
9 1 (0.17%) FCoE
9 1 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.32%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.77%) Relational Database
3 26 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
4 23 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.05%) KDB
5 18 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 16 (2.71%) Oracle Database
7 15 (2.54%) RDBMS
8 14 (2.37%) DB2
9 13 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 12 (2.03%) Big Data
10 12 (2.03%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
12 8 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
14 5 (0.85%) Data Mart
14 5 (0.85%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 37 (6.26%) JIRA
2 29 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (3.21%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.21%) JUnit
4 15 (2.54%) Subversion
5 13 (2.20%) TeamCity
6 12 (2.03%) Bower
6 12 (2.03%) Selenium
7 11 (1.86%) Grunt
8 10 (1.69%) gulp
8 10 (1.69%) Maven
8 10 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (1.35%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.18%) Visual Studio
10 7 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 6 (1.02%) NuGet
12 5 (0.85%) EasyMock
12 5 (0.85%) Mocha
12 5 (0.85%) Mockito
General
1 305 (51.61%) Finance
2 283 (47.88%) Banking
3 217 (36.72%) Front Office
4 206 (34.86%) Investment Banking
5 97 (16.41%) Financial Institution
6 95 (16.07%) Retail
7 51 (8.63%) Back Office
8 23 (3.89%) Legal
9 16 (2.71%) Marketing
10 5 (0.85%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.85%) Publishing
11 3 (0.51%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
12 2 (0.34%) French Language
Job Titles
1 234 (39.59%) Analyst
2 221 (37.39%) Developer
3 120 (20.30%) Business Analyst
4 66 (11.17%) Java Developer
5 54 (9.14%) Project Manager
6 37 (6.26%) C# Developer
7 36 (6.09%) Senior Developer
8 33 (5.58%) Applications Support
9 32 (5.41%) Front Office Developer
10 31 (5.25%) Support Analyst
11 29 (4.91%) Banking Analyst
12 27 (4.57%) Test Analyst
13 25 (4.23%) IT Analyst
13 25 (4.23%) SQL Developer
14 24 (4.06%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (3.89%) Analyst Developer
16 22 (3.72%) Risk Analyst
17 21 (3.55%) Business IT Analyst
17 21 (3.55%) C++ Developer
17 21 (3.55%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.00%) FIX Protocol
2 53 (8.97%) .NET
3 41 (6.94%) HTML
4 31 (5.25%) XML
5 25 (4.23%) HTML5
5 25 (4.23%) Spring
6 24 (4.06%) AngularJS
6 24 (4.06%) Middleware
7 23 (3.89%) WPF
8 21 (3.55%) CSS
9 20 (3.38%) JMS
10 14 (2.37%) WebSphere MQ
11 13 (2.20%) ASP.NET
11 13 (2.20%) XSLT
12 12 (2.03%) Hibernate
13 11 (1.86%) J2EE
13 11 (1.86%) J2SE
14 10 (1.69%) .NET Framework
14 10 (1.69%) Reactive Extensions
14 10 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 238 (40.27%) Fixed Income
2 153 (25.89%) Derivative
3 139 (23.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 88 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (7.95%) Equity Derivative
6 34 (5.75%) Management Information System
7 22 (3.72%) Data Centre
8 21 (3.55%) Market Risk
9 17 (2.88%) Reference Data
9 17 (2.88%) User Experience
10 16 (2.71%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.71%) Credit Risk
11 12 (2.03%) Fintech
11 12 (2.03%) OTC Derivatives
11 12 (2.03%) SWIFT
12 11 (1.86%) Algorithms
13 10 (1.69%) N-Tier
14 9 (1.52%) Hedge funds
14 9 (1.52%) Mathematics
14 9 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (22.34%) Unix
2 107 (18.10%) Linux
3 57 (9.64%) Windows
4 23 (3.89%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (1.52%) Solaris
7 8 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (18.44%) Asset Management
3 86 (14.55%) Project Management
4 82 (13.87%) Business Analysis
5 66 (11.17%) Multithreading
6 65 (11.00%) Electronic Trading
7 60 (10.15%) Low Latency
8 58 (9.81%) SDLC
9 57 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 54 (9.14%) Risk Management
11 48 (8.12%) Data Analysis
12 43 (7.28%) Analytics
13 37 (6.26%) Data Modelling
14 35 (5.92%) TDD
15 33 (5.58%) Software Engineering
16 32 (5.41%) Migration
17 30 (5.08%) Scrum
18 29 (4.91%) Change Management
18 29 (4.91%) ITIL
18 29 (4.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 191 (32.32%) SQL
2 157 (26.57%) Java
3 98 (16.58%) C#
4 61 (10.32%) Perl
5 52 (8.80%) Shell Script
6 41 (6.94%) C++
7 40 (6.77%) JavaScript
8 36 (6.09%) Python
9 20 (3.38%) Bash Shell
10 19 (3.21%) VB
11 18 (3.05%) Scala
12 17 (2.88%) PL/SQL
12 17 (2.88%) PowerShell
13 14 (2.37%) Tcl
14 12 (2.03%) VBA
15 10 (1.69%) MATLAB
16 9 (1.52%) T-SQL
17 6 (1.02%) C
18 4 (0.68%) Haskell
18 4 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (5.92%) Degree
2 14 (2.37%) PMI Certification
3 12 (2.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (1.86%) ISTQB
5 10 (1.69%) ISEB
6 7 (1.18%) PMP
7 6 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.85%) APMP
9 4 (0.68%) CISM
9 4 (0.68%) CISSP
10 3 (0.51%) CCA
10 3 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.51%) CNA
10 3 (0.51%) GCIA
10 3 (0.51%) GCIH
10 3 (0.51%) GIAC
10 3 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (0.51%) Novell Certification
10 3 (0.51%) SANS
11 2 (0.34%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.09%) QA
2 32 (5.41%) MiFID
3 13 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (1.52%) EMIR
4 9 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.85%) SAS 70
5 5 (0.85%) SLA
6 1 (0.17%) Basel III
6 1 (0.17%) COREP
6 1 (0.17%) CRD IV
6 1 (0.17%) FATCA
6 1 (0.17%) GAAP
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.18%) Docker
2 4 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.51%) XenApp
4 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.17%) HDFS
5 1 (0.17%) NFS
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 18 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.35%) Nagios
3 7 (1.18%) Control-M
4 5 (0.85%) Ansible
4 5 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.85%) Puppet
5 4 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.51%) AppDNA
6 3 (0.51%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (0.51%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.34%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.17%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.17%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (12.18%) Oracle
2 49 (8.29%) Sybase
3 41 (6.94%) Microsoft
4 40 (6.77%) Fidessa
5 29 (4.91%) Bloomberg
6 15 (2.54%) Murex
7 13 (2.20%) Reuters
8 12 (2.03%) Charles River
9 10 (1.69%) Informatica
10 8 (1.35%) HP
10 8 (1.35%) Sophis
10 8 (1.35%) Tableau
11 7 (1.18%) GoldenSource
11 7 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
11 7 (1.18%) Serena
12 6 (1.02%) Citrix
12 6 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.02%) SimCorp
12 6 (1.02%) Splunk
12 6 (1.02%) VMware
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