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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 399 355 393
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +38
Contract jobs citing Equities 251 334 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.57% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 1.76% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 252 189
Median daily rate £574 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.31% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £402 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
17815 18938 18474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.48% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11513 11873 11053
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 776 774
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.47 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -45 240 £575 +4.54% 71
London -48 229 £579 +5.18% 69
City of London +27 75 £605 +15.23% 23
South East - 11 £336 - 1
Kent - 7 £390 -
Glasgow +12 4 £463 +37.03% 1
Scotland -4 4 £463 -11.90% 1
Surrey - 4 £325 -
Belfast -12 2 £260 +48.57%
Northern Ireland -12 2 £260 +48.57%
County Antrim -12 2 £260 +48.57%
Docklands, London +11 1 £475 -5.00%
Canary Wharf -2 1 £700 +33.33%

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 263 (51.77%) Finance
2 222 (43.70%) Banking
3 209 (41.14%) Fixed Income
4 187 (36.81%) Front Office
5 160 (31.50%) Investment Banking
6 148 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
7 146 (28.74%) SQL
8 134 (26.38%) Java
9 116 (22.83%) Derivative
10 114 (22.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 112 (22.05%) Asset Management
12 107 (21.06%) Financial Institution
13 105 (20.67%) Unix
14 98 (19.29%) Retail
15 87 (17.13%) Business Analysis
16 84 (16.54%) C#
17 80 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
18 77 (15.16%) Linux
18 77 (15.16%) Project Management
19 55 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
19 55 (10.83%) Multithreading
20 54 (10.63%) SQL Server
21 53 (10.43%) Oracle
22 50 (9.84%) Risk Management
23 49 (9.65%) .NET
24 48 (9.45%) Equity Derivative
25 47 (9.25%) Electronic Trading
26 46 (9.06%) FIX Protocol
27 45 (8.86%) Low Latency
28 44 (8.66%) Data Analysis

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 (2.56%) Apache Spark
1 13 (2.56%) Confluence
2 12 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.97%) WebSphere
4 9 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 6 (1.18%) IIS
6 3 (0.59%) Apache
6 3 (0.59%) CMS
6 3 (0.59%) NServiceBus
6 3 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.39%) JBoss
7 2 (0.39%) MQSeries
7 2 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.20%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.20%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (2.56%) MS Project
4 8 (1.57%) MS Office
4 8 (1.57%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.79%) InVision
5 4 (0.79%) OmniGraffle
5 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.39%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 9 (1.77%) Sonata
2 4 (0.79%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.79%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.39%) Global One
3 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.20%) Eikon
4 1 (0.20%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 4 (0.79%) Trello
3 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.74%) Intranet
2 15 (2.95%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.38%) Internet
4 5 (0.98%) DNS
4 5 (0.98%) Firewall
4 5 (0.98%) Network Security
5 3 (0.59%) FTP
5 3 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.59%) LAN
5 3 (0.59%) Unified Communications
5 3 (0.59%) VPN
5 3 (0.59%) WAN
6 2 (0.39%) BGP
6 2 (0.39%) DWDM
6 2 (0.39%) MPLS
6 2 (0.39%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.39%) Wireless
7 1 (0.20%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.20%) NGN
7 1 (0.20%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (10.63%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 21 (4.13%) Hadoop
3 21 (4.13%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.94%) Big Data
5 19 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (3.35%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.95%) KDB
8 15 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 14 (2.76%) DB2
10 12 (2.36%) Kdb+
11 11 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (1.38%) Data Mart
15 5 (0.98%) Couchbase
15 5 (0.98%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (6.89%) JIRA
2 32 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (4.13%) Git (software)
4 15 (2.95%) Bower
5 14 (2.76%) Subversion
6 13 (2.56%) JUnit
6 13 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 12 (2.36%) gulp
8 11 (2.17%) Selenium
9 10 (1.97%) Grunt
9 10 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 7 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.38%) Mocha
11 7 (1.38%) Sinon.JS
11 7 (1.38%) Visual Studio
12 6 (1.18%) NuGet
13 5 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (0.98%) Protractor
13 5 (0.98%) SonarQube
General
1 263 (51.77%) Finance
2 222 (43.70%) Banking
3 187 (36.81%) Front Office
4 160 (31.50%) Investment Banking
5 107 (21.06%) Financial Institution
6 98 (19.29%) Retail
7 43 (8.46%) Back Office
8 28 (5.51%) Legal
9 17 (3.35%) Marketing
10 5 (0.98%) Publishing
11 3 (0.59%) General Ledger
11 3 (0.59%) Private Banking
12 2 (0.39%) French Language
13 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 208 (40.94%) Analyst
2 184 (36.22%) Developer
3 113 (22.24%) Business Analyst
4 55 (10.83%) Java Developer
5 48 (9.45%) Project Manager
6 31 (6.10%) Banking Analyst
6 31 (6.10%) C# Developer
7 25 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 23 (4.53%) Front Office Developer
8 23 (4.53%) Test Analyst
9 20 (3.94%) Analyst Developer
9 20 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
10 18 (3.54%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.15%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 16 (3.15%) IT Analyst
12 15 (2.95%) Applications Support
12 15 (2.95%) Data Analyst
12 15 (2.95%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 15 (2.95%) Risk Analyst
12 15 (2.95%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (9.65%) .NET
2 46 (9.06%) FIX Protocol
3 29 (5.71%) HTML
4 24 (4.72%) XML
5 23 (4.53%) Middleware
6 21 (4.13%) HTML5
6 21 (4.13%) WPF
7 20 (3.94%) AngularJS
8 19 (3.74%) Spring
9 16 (3.15%) CSS
10 14 (2.76%) XSLT
11 12 (2.36%) J2SE
12 11 (2.17%) JMS
13 10 (1.97%) Reactive Extensions
13 10 (1.97%) WCF
14 9 (1.77%) Web Services
15 8 (1.57%) ASP.NET
15 8 (1.57%) CSS3
15 8 (1.57%) IBM Integration Bus
15 8 (1.57%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 209 (41.14%) Fixed Income
2 116 (22.83%) Derivative
3 114 (22.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 80 (15.75%) Analytical Skills
5 48 (9.45%) Equity Derivative
6 34 (6.69%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.74%) Data Centre
7 19 (3.74%) Market Risk
7 19 (3.74%) User Experience
8 17 (3.35%) Fintech
9 15 (2.95%) Computer Science
9 15 (2.95%) Reference Data
10 14 (2.76%) Mathematics
11 13 (2.56%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
13 8 (1.57%) Algorithms
13 8 (1.57%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.57%) Virtual Team
13 8 (1.57%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 105 (20.67%) Unix
2 77 (15.16%) Linux
3 36 (7.09%) Windows
4 17 (3.35%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (22.05%) Asset Management
3 87 (17.13%) Business Analysis
4 77 (15.16%) Project Management
5 55 (10.83%) Multithreading
5 55 (10.83%) User Acceptance Testing
6 50 (9.84%) Risk Management
7 47 (9.25%) Electronic Trading
8 45 (8.86%) Low Latency
9 44 (8.66%) Data Analysis
10 43 (8.46%) Analytics
11 40 (7.87%) SDLC
12 35 (6.89%) TDD
13 33 (6.50%) Scrum
14 31 (6.10%) Change Management
14 31 (6.10%) Data Modelling
14 31 (6.10%) Software Engineering
15 29 (5.71%) DevOps
16 27 (5.31%) Algorithmic Trading
16 27 (5.31%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 146 (28.74%) SQL
2 134 (26.38%) Java
3 84 (16.54%) C#
4 44 (8.66%) Perl
5 33 (6.50%) Shell Script
6 30 (5.91%) C++
7 26 (5.12%) JavaScript
7 26 (5.12%) Python
8 18 (3.54%) Scala
9 16 (3.15%) PowerShell
9 16 (3.15%) VB
10 9 (1.77%) PL/SQL
10 9 (1.77%) Tcl
11 8 (1.57%) C
12 7 (1.38%) Haskell
13 5 (0.98%) Bash Shell
13 5 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.98%) VBA
14 4 (0.79%) MATLAB
14 4 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 36 (7.09%) Degree
2 16 (3.15%) ISEB
3 14 (2.76%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.97%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.98%) APMP
6 5 (0.98%) CISM
6 5 (0.98%) CISSP
6 5 (0.98%) PMP
7 3 (0.59%) CNA
7 3 (0.59%) GCIA
7 3 (0.59%) GCIH
7 3 (0.59%) GIAC
7 3 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (0.59%) Novell Certification
7 3 (0.59%) SANS
8 2 (0.39%) CISA
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.39%) CRISC
8 2 (0.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.69%) QA
2 33 (6.50%) MiFID
3 12 (2.36%) Data Quality
4 10 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (1.18%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.98%) EMIR
6 5 (0.98%) SAS 70
6 5 (0.98%) SLA
7 2 (0.39%) Basel III
8 1 (0.20%) COBIT
8 1 (0.20%) COREP
8 1 (0.20%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.20%) GAAP
8 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (1.77%) Docker
2 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.59%) HDFS
4 1 (0.20%) NFS
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (3.94%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.18%) Ansible
2 6 (1.18%) Puppet
3 5 (0.98%) Nagios
3 5 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.59%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (0.59%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.39%) Control-M
5 2 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.20%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.20%) Ganglia
6 1 (0.20%) Kibana
6 1 (0.20%) logstash
6 1 (0.20%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 53 (10.43%) Oracle
2 37 (7.28%) Sybase
3 30 (5.91%) Fidessa
4 26 (5.12%) Microsoft
5 24 (4.72%) Bloomberg
6 15 (2.95%) Murex
7 13 (2.56%) Tableau
8 12 (2.36%) MicroStrategy
9 11 (2.17%) Charles River
10 10 (1.97%) Reuters
11 8 (1.57%) Serena
12 7 (1.38%) GoldenSource
13 6 (1.18%) DevExpress
13 6 (1.18%) Informatica
13 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
13 6 (1.18%) Sophis
13 6 (1.18%) Splunk
14 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.98%) HP
14 5 (0.98%) Solace
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 6months
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Rate: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Excellent Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £700 - £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Volt
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
Computer Recruitment Services
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago