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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
UK
Rank 320 325 322
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Equities 296 337 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.65% 0.66% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.11% 2.13% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 269 271
Median daily rate £550 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.33% -21.05%
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
14008 15787 15511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.89% 30.86% 30.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8998 10203 9585
Median daily rate £440 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 556 569 636
Median hourly rate £19.05 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.39% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.34 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £53.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 -10 282 £550 -4.34% 87
London -17 280 £550 -4.34% 86
City of London -41 54 £600 +11.62% 36
Northern Ireland - 11 £413 -
Belfast - 9 £415 -
County Antrim - 9 £415 -
Docklands, London -1 2 £475 -17.39%
Canary Wharf -2 2 - -
Chester - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - - 1
Scotland +19 1 £675 +100.00% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £675 - 1

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 358 (55.59%) Finance
2 298 (46.27%) Front Office
3 282 (43.79%) Banking
4 243 (37.73%) Fixed Income
5 204 (31.68%) Derivative
6 202 (31.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 185 (28.73%) Java
7 185 (28.73%) Investment Banking
8 157 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
9 149 (23.14%) SQL
10 113 (17.55%) Unix
11 110 (17.08%) Linux
12 109 (16.93%) MiFID
13 105 (16.30%) Multithreading
14 94 (14.60%) C++
15 92 (14.29%) C#
16 91 (14.13%) Asset Management
17 79 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
18 78 (12.11%) Low Latency
19 77 (11.96%) FIX Protocol
20 76 (11.80%) Project Management
21 70 (10.87%) Electronic Trading
22 66 (10.25%) Business Analysis
23 61 (9.47%) Data Management
24 59 (9.16%) Risk Management
24 59 (9.16%) SDLC
25 56 (8.70%) OO
25 56 (8.70%) QA
26 55 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
27 54 (8.39%) Scrum

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 19 (2.95%) Confluence
2 16 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 14 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.93%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.47%) Apache
7 3 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.31%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.31%) Jetty
8 2 (0.31%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.31%) SAS
8 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) JBoss
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.40%) MS Office
5 5 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (1.86%) thinkFolio
2 9 (1.40%) ION MarketView
3 6 (0.93%) Minerva
3 6 (0.93%) SimCorp Dimension
4 4 (0.62%) Sentinel
5 3 (0.47%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.47%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.31%) Global One
6 2 (0.31%) Tesseract
7 1 (0.16%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.16%) RMDS
7 1 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.16%) GitHub
2 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.40%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.24%) Network Security
3 7 (1.09%) Firewall
3 7 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (1.09%) Multicast
3 7 (1.09%) tcpdump
4 6 (0.93%) DSL
5 4 (0.62%) HTTP
6 2 (0.31%) FIX Connectivity
6 2 (0.31%) ISDN
6 2 (0.31%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.31%) Skype
6 2 (0.31%) Unified Communications
6 2 (0.31%) VPN
7 1 (0.16%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (7.76%) SQL Server
2 35 (5.43%) Big Data
2 35 (5.43%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.11%) Hadoop
3 20 (3.11%) Oracle Database
3 20 (3.11%) RDBMS
4 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (2.33%) KDB
7 14 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.55%) Tick Data
10 7 (1.09%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.93%) Data Lake
11 6 (0.93%) NoSQL
12 5 (0.78%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.62%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 43 (6.68%) JIRA
2 17 (2.64%) Git (software)
3 15 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (1.86%) Subversion
5 11 (1.71%) TestRail
6 9 (1.40%) gulp
6 9 (1.40%) Selenium
7 8 (1.24%) Maven
7 8 (1.24%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.09%) Grunt
8 7 (1.09%) JUnit
9 5 (0.78%) Mocha
9 5 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 4 (0.62%) Gradle
10 4 (0.62%) HP UFT
10 4 (0.62%) Mockito
10 4 (0.62%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.62%) webpack
11 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
General
1 358 (55.59%) Finance
2 298 (46.27%) Front Office
3 282 (43.79%) Banking
4 185 (28.73%) Investment Banking
5 52 (8.07%) Back Office
6 50 (7.76%) Financial Institution
7 39 (6.06%) Retail
8 30 (4.66%) Legal
9 10 (1.55%) Prime Brokerage
10 9 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
10 9 (1.40%) Publishing
11 8 (1.24%) Marketing
12 4 (0.62%) German Language
12 4 (0.62%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Law
14 2 (0.31%) Games
14 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
14 2 (0.31%) Telecoms
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 265 (41.15%) Developer
2 232 (36.02%) Analyst
3 155 (24.07%) Business Analyst
4 132 (20.50%) Java Developer
5 62 (9.63%) MiFID Business Analyst
6 50 (7.76%) Front Office Developer
7 45 (6.99%) Senior Developer
8 37 (5.75%) C++ Developer
9 33 (5.12%) Support Analyst
10 31 (4.81%) Senior Java Developer
11 30 (4.66%) Project Manager
12 29 (4.50%) Senior Analyst
13 27 (4.19%) C# Developer
14 26 (4.04%) Senior Business Analyst
15 22 (3.42%) Investment Banking Java Developer
16 21 (3.26%) Banking Analyst
16 21 (3.26%) Electronic Trading Developer
17 20 (3.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 20 (3.11%) SQL Developer
18 19 (2.95%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (11.96%) FIX Protocol
2 43 (6.68%) HTML
3 42 (6.52%) .NET
4 33 (5.12%) HTML5
5 31 (4.81%) AngularJS
6 26 (4.04%) XML
7 23 (3.57%) Spring
8 22 (3.42%) Middleware
9 19 (2.95%) JMS
10 17 (2.64%) CSS
11 16 (2.48%) jQuery
12 15 (2.33%) WPF
13 14 (2.17%) .NET Framework
13 14 (2.17%) FpML
14 11 (1.71%) CSS3
15 10 (1.55%) JNI
15 10 (1.55%) React
15 10 (1.55%) REST
15 10 (1.55%) RESTful
16 9 (1.40%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 243 (37.73%) Fixed Income
2 204 (31.68%) Derivative
3 202 (31.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 79 (12.27%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (8.39%) Equity Derivative
6 53 (8.23%) Fintech
7 24 (3.73%) Hedge funds
7 24 (3.73%) Virtual Team
8 22 (3.42%) Computer Science
9 21 (3.26%) Management Information System
9 21 (3.26%) Reference Data
10 20 (3.11%) Market Risk
11 19 (2.95%) OTC Derivatives
12 17 (2.64%) Algorithms
12 17 (2.64%) Data Structures
13 15 (2.33%) User Experience
14 13 (2.02%) Data Centre
15 11 (1.71%) N-Tier
16 9 (1.40%) e-Learning
17 8 (1.24%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 113 (17.55%) Unix
2 110 (17.08%) Linux
3 49 (7.61%) Windows
4 9 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.31%) SUSE
5 2 (0.31%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.31%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (24.38%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (16.30%) Multithreading
3 91 (14.13%) Asset Management
4 78 (12.11%) Low Latency
5 76 (11.80%) Project Management
6 70 (10.87%) Electronic Trading
7 66 (10.25%) Business Analysis
8 61 (9.47%) Data Management
9 59 (9.16%) Risk Management
9 59 (9.16%) SDLC
10 56 (8.70%) OO
11 55 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 54 (8.39%) Scrum
13 44 (6.83%) Investment Management
14 41 (6.37%) TDD
15 38 (5.90%) Analytics
16 35 (5.43%) GAP Analysis
17 34 (5.28%) Test Scripting
18 32 (4.97%) User Acceptance Testing
19 31 (4.81%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 185 (28.73%) Java
2 149 (23.14%) SQL
3 94 (14.60%) C++
4 92 (14.29%) C#
5 41 (6.37%) JavaScript
6 39 (6.06%) Perl
7 30 (4.66%) Python
8 27 (4.19%) C
9 24 (3.73%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.42%) Scala
11 21 (3.26%) VBA
12 13 (2.02%) VB
13 12 (1.86%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.86%) PowerShell
14 11 (1.71%) Haskell
15 10 (1.55%) PHP
16 9 (1.40%) PL/SQL
17 7 (1.09%) ES6
17 7 (1.09%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.78%) R
Qualifications
1 50 (7.76%) Degree
2 20 (3.11%) ISEB
3 9 (1.40%) CISSP
4 7 (1.09%) CISM
4 7 (1.09%) CNA
4 7 (1.09%) GCIA
4 7 (1.09%) GCIH
4 7 (1.09%) GIAC
4 7 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
4 7 (1.09%) Novell Certification
4 7 (1.09%) SANS
5 5 (0.78%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.47%) ISEB Practitioner
6 3 (0.47%) MBA
7 2 (0.31%) ACCA
7 2 (0.31%) CIMA
7 2 (0.31%) CISA
7 2 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.31%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (16.93%) MiFID
2 56 (8.70%) QA
3 28 (4.35%) EMIR
4 20 (3.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 13 (2.02%) SLA
6 9 (1.40%) COBIT
7 5 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.47%) Basel III
8 3 (0.47%) FATCA
8 3 (0.47%) GAAP
8 3 (0.47%) IFRS
9 2 (0.31%) AIFMD
9 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.16%) Basel II
10 1 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.16%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (0.78%) Active Directory
1 5 (0.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.31%) SRDF
2 2 (0.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 14 (2.17%) ITRS Geneos
2 12 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 7 (1.09%) Thomson Reuters DACS
4 4 (0.62%) Ansible
4 4 (0.62%) Control-M
4 4 (0.62%) Puppet
5 2 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.16%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.16%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 54 (8.39%) Oracle
2 49 (7.61%) Sybase
3 47 (7.30%) Fidessa
4 42 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 23 (3.57%) Bloomberg
6 12 (1.86%) Reuters
6 12 (1.86%) TIBCO
7 11 (1.71%) ION Trading
8 9 (1.40%) Informatica
8 9 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 8 (1.24%) Citrix
9 8 (1.24%) Fixnetix
9 8 (1.24%) Sun
10 7 (1.09%) Charles River
11 6 (0.93%) SimCorp
12 4 (0.62%) Cisco
12 4 (0.62%) IBM
12 4 (0.62%) Murex
12 4 (0.62%) Tableau
13 3 (0.47%) Solace
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