The 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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 543 420 421
Rank change year-on-year
-123 +1
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 63 175 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 1.07% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 127 163
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£550 £550 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £675 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
17563 16365 17616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.55% 30.98% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10675 10082 10211
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 654 892
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -30.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

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 16 September 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 16 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 16 September 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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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
England -107 55 £550 - 31
London -88 54 £556 +1.13% 27
City of London -27 11 £550 - 12
Scotland -17 7 £425 -5.55%
Glasgow -19 7 £425 -5.55%
Docklands, London +11 1 £425 -30.61%
North East - - - - 1
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Sheffield - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - - 1
Catterick Garrison - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 162 (94.74%) Derivative
2 76 (44.44%) Front Office
3 68 (39.77%) Finance
4 66 (38.60%) Banking
5 61 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (32.75%) SQL
7 53 (30.99%) Java
8 51 (29.82%) Equities
9 44 (25.73%) OO
10 40 (23.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 40 (23.39%) Investment Banking
11 34 (19.88%) TDD
12 29 (16.96%) Fixed Income
13 26 (15.20%) Python
13 26 (15.20%) Software Engineering
14 25 (14.62%) Unit Testing
15 24 (14.04%) C#
16 23 (13.45%) Oracle
16 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
17 22 (12.87%) Data Analysis
17 22 (12.87%) BDD
18 21 (12.28%) ATDD
18 21 (12.28%) Pair Programming
18 21 (12.28%) Scrum
19 20 (11.70%) Business Analysis
19 20 (11.70%) Functional Programming
20 19 (11.11%) Migration
20 19 (11.11%) XML
20 19 (11.11%) UNIX
20 19 (11.11%) OOD

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (2.34%) IIS
2 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.58%) Jetty
3 1 (0.58%) Confluence
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.34%) MS Project
3 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.17%) MS Office
5 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) RMDS
2 1 (0.58%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) HTTP
1 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.58%) SAN
1 1 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.68%) DB2
5 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (2.34%) Sybase IQ
8 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (6.43%) JUnit
2 7 (4.09%) JIRA
3 5 (2.92%) Maven
4 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (1.75%) Ant
6 2 (1.17%) Subversion
6 2 (1.17%) Selenium
6 2 (1.17%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
7 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.58%) JMeter
7 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.58%) jMock
7 1 (0.58%) EasyMock
7 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.58%) RSpec
7 1 (0.58%) Mockito
General
1 76 (44.44%) Front Office
2 68 (39.77%) Finance
3 66 (38.60%) Banking
4 40 (23.39%) Investment Banking
5 16 (9.36%) Back Office
6 5 (2.92%) Legal
7 4 (2.34%) French Language
8 2 (1.17%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 67 (39.18%) Developer
2 58 (33.92%) Analyst
3 49 (28.65%) Business Analyst
4 23 (13.45%) Java Developer
5 15 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.77%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
6 11 (6.43%) Python Developer
6 11 (6.43%) Agile Java Developer
7 10 (5.85%) .NET Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Scala Developer
9 8 (4.68%) Architect
9 8 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (4.68%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.68%) IT Business Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (2.92%) Quantitative Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Technical Specialist
11 5 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.11%) XML
2 18 (10.53%) .NET
3 10 (5.85%) Spring
3 10 (5.85%) WCF
4 9 (5.26%) WPF
4 9 (5.26%) .NET Framework
5 8 (4.68%) JMS
5 8 (4.68%) Web Services
5 8 (4.68%) LINQ
6 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.51%) J2SE
7 5 (2.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.34%) WinForms
8 4 (2.34%) REST
8 4 (2.34%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.75%) SOAP
10 2 (1.17%) Servlets
10 2 (1.17%) J2EE
10 2 (1.17%) FpML
10 2 (1.17%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 162 (94.74%) Derivative
2 51 (29.82%) Equities
3 40 (23.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 29 (16.96%) Fixed Income
5 23 (13.45%) Computer Science
6 17 (9.94%) Market Risk
7 14 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (7.02%) Credit Risk
8 12 (7.02%) Credit Derivative
9 6 (3.51%) Reference Data
10 4 (2.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.75%) DTCC
11 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.58%) User Experience
13 1 (0.58%) Applied Mathematics
13 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.11%) UNIX
2 14 (8.19%) Linux
3 10 (5.85%) Windows
4 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.67%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.73%) OO
3 34 (19.88%) TDD
4 26 (15.20%) Software Engineering
5 25 (14.62%) Unit Testing
6 22 (12.87%) Data Analysis
6 22 (12.87%) BDD
7 21 (12.28%) ATDD
7 21 (12.28%) Pair Programming
7 21 (12.28%) Scrum
8 20 (11.70%) Business Analysis
8 20 (11.70%) Functional Programming
9 19 (11.11%) Migration
9 19 (11.11%) OOD
10 18 (10.53%) Analytics
11 17 (9.94%) Project Management
12 16 (9.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (8.77%) Risk Management
14 9 (5.26%) Workflow
15 8 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 56 (32.75%) SQL
2 53 (30.99%) Java
3 26 (15.20%) Python
4 24 (14.04%) C#
5 11 (6.43%) C++
6 10 (5.85%) Perl
6 10 (5.85%) Scala
7 8 (4.68%) VBA
8 6 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.92%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.58%) Ruby
10 1 (0.58%) XPath
10 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.58%) Clojure
10 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.58%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (6.43%) Degree
2 2 (1.17%) PhD
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ACCA
3 1 (0.58%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) EMIR
2 10 (5.85%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.75%) FATCA
4 1 (0.58%) GCP
4 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.58%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (0.58%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (2.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (13.45%) Oracle
2 18 (10.53%) Sybase
3 6 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.51%) Murex
3 6 (3.51%) Reuters
4 5 (2.92%) CA
4 5 (2.92%) IBM
5 4 (2.34%) Calypso
6 3 (1.75%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.17%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.17%) Sophis
7 2 (1.17%) Sun
8 1 (0.58%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.58%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.58%) GoldenSource
8 1 (0.58%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.58%) Charles River
8 1 (0.58%) Splunk
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