The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 508 427 434
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +7
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 72 144 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 1.06% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 99 121
Average daily rate
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£550 £563 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £680 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £475 £313
% change year-on-year
-14.73% +52.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13575 13529 14275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.54% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8238 8164 8195
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 546 610 770
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Equity Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK.

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Equity Derivative
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Equity Derivative Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Equity Derivative
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK.

Equity Derivative Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -60 65 £563 - 22
England -77 65 £563 - 22
City of London -8 22 £538 -2.27% 13
Scotland -26 6 £385 -18.94% 2
Glasgow -11 3 £375 -21.05% 2
Canary Wharf - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Equity Derivative.

1 197 (95.63%) Derivative
2 90 (43.69%) Front Office
3 76 (36.89%) SQL
4 69 (33.50%) Banking
5 65 (31.55%) Java
6 64 (31.07%) Finance
7 58 (28.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 56 (27.18%) Equities
9 47 (22.82%) OO
10 46 (22.33%) Investment Banking
11 44 (21.36%) TDD
12 38 (18.45%) Fixed Income
13 37 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
14 33 (16.02%) C#
15 32 (15.53%) Oracle
16 29 (14.08%) Software Engineering
17 28 (13.59%) Risk Management
18 26 (12.62%) Scrum
18 26 (12.62%) UNIX
18 26 (12.62%) Unit Testing
19 25 (12.14%) Python
20 24 (11.65%) Sybase
20 24 (11.65%) .NET
21 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
22 22 (10.68%) Market Risk
22 22 (10.68%) Pair Programming
22 22 (10.68%) OOD
22 22 (10.68%) BDD
23 21 (10.19%) ATDD
23 21 (10.19%) Business Analysis

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Equity Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.43%) IIS
2 2 (0.97%) GemFire
3 1 (0.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (0.49%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.97%) MS Project
4 2 (0.97%) MS Office
5 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.37%) Murex MxG2000
2 5 (2.43%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.34%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.37%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 7 (3.40%) Data Mart
5 7 (3.40%) RDBMS
6 6 (2.91%) DB2
7 5 (2.43%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (4.85%) JUnit
2 6 (2.91%) JIRA
3 4 (1.94%) Subversion
3 4 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.46%) Maven
5 2 (0.97%) Ant
5 2 (0.97%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.97%) Selenium
5 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
5 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.97%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.49%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.49%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.49%) JMeter
6 1 (0.49%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.49%) NUnit
6 1 (0.49%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.49%) RSpec
General
1 90 (43.69%) Front Office
2 69 (33.50%) Banking
3 64 (31.07%) Finance
4 46 (22.33%) Investment Banking
5 19 (9.22%) Back Office
6 5 (2.43%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.97%) French Language
7 2 (0.97%) German Language
8 1 (0.49%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (42.72%) Developer
2 68 (33.01%) Analyst
3 63 (30.58%) Business Analyst
4 27 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 17 (8.25%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
6 16 (7.77%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.80%) Agile Java Developer
8 13 (6.31%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 12 (5.83%) C# Developer
9 12 (5.83%) Python Developer
10 11 (5.34%) Scala Developer
11 10 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 10 (4.85%) Senior Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Murex Developer
12 9 (4.37%) Banking Business Analyst
13 8 (3.88%) IT Business Analyst
13 8 (3.88%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (3.88%) Architect
14 7 (3.40%) Technical Specialist
15 6 (2.91%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (11.65%) .NET
2 19 (9.22%) XML
3 16 (7.77%) WPF
4 13 (6.31%) WCF
5 11 (5.34%) .NET Framework
6 10 (4.85%) LINQ
6 10 (4.85%) Murex MxML
7 8 (3.88%) J2SE
7 8 (3.88%) JMS
8 7 (3.40%) Web Services
8 7 (3.40%) WinForms
8 7 (3.40%) Spring
9 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (2.91%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.43%) HTML
10 5 (2.43%) MSMQ
11 4 (1.94%) J2EE
12 2 (0.97%) CSS
12 2 (0.97%) HTML5
12 2 (0.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 197 (95.63%) Derivative
2 58 (28.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 56 (27.18%) Equities
4 38 (18.45%) Fixed Income
5 23 (11.17%) Computer Science
6 22 (10.68%) Market Risk
7 16 (7.77%) Credit Risk
8 15 (7.28%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (2.91%) Reference Data
10 4 (1.94%) Index Arbitrage
10 4 (1.94%) Mathematics
10 4 (1.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.97%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 1 (0.49%) DTCC
13 1 (0.49%) Hybrid Derivative
13 1 (0.49%) Applied Mathematics
13 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.62%) UNIX
2 11 (5.34%) Linux
3 7 (3.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (22.82%) OO
2 44 (21.36%) TDD
3 37 (17.96%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (14.08%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.59%) Risk Management
6 26 (12.62%) Scrum
6 26 (12.62%) Unit Testing
7 22 (10.68%) BDD
7 22 (10.68%) Pair Programming
7 22 (10.68%) OOD
8 21 (10.19%) Data Analysis
8 21 (10.19%) Business Analysis
8 21 (10.19%) ATDD
9 16 (7.77%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (7.28%) Multithreading
10 15 (7.28%) Migration
11 14 (6.80%) Analytics
12 10 (4.85%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (4.85%) Project Management
12 10 (4.85%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 76 (36.89%) SQL
2 65 (31.55%) Java
3 33 (16.02%) C#
4 25 (12.14%) Python
5 16 (7.77%) Perl
6 14 (6.80%) Scala
7 9 (4.37%) VBA
8 8 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.88%) JavaScript
9 5 (2.43%) C++
9 5 (2.43%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.43%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.49%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.49%) Ruby
10 1 (0.49%) XPath
10 1 (0.49%) Clojure
10 1 (0.49%) sed
10 1 (0.49%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.49%) VC++
10 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (6.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) PhD
2 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.49%) PMP
2 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.49%) ACCA
2 1 (0.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) EMIR
2 13 (6.31%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (2.43%) FATCA
4 2 (0.97%) QA
5 1 (0.49%) Basel III
5 1 (0.49%) GCP
5 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 7 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (15.53%) Oracle
2 24 (11.65%) Sybase
3 13 (6.31%) Murex
4 7 (3.40%) CA
4 7 (3.40%) Reuters
4 7 (3.40%) Microsoft
5 5 (2.43%) TIBCO
5 5 (2.43%) IBM
6 4 (1.94%) Sophis
7 2 (0.97%) DataSynapse
7 2 (0.97%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.97%) Sencha
7 2 (0.97%) Calypso
8 1 (0.49%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.49%) Charles River
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