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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equity Derivatives
Rank 548 508 573
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +65
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 86 156 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.27% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.82% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 119 48
Median daily rate £563 £575 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £650 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £340 £425
% change year-on-year
+42.64% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -

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
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
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 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
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 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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 -41 71 £573 -3.57% 14
London -49 71 £573 -3.57% 14
City of London +16 19 £573 -4.58% 8
Glasgow +1 14 £450 +32.35% 1
Scotland 0 14 £450 +32.35% 1

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 147 (88.55%) Derivative
2 82 (49.40%) Banking
3 73 (43.98%) Front Office
4 64 (38.55%) Java
5 62 (37.35%) SQL
5 62 (37.35%) Investment Banking
6 59 (35.54%) Finance
7 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (28.92%) Equities
8 48 (28.92%) C#
9 46 (27.71%) Unix
10 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (19.28%) Linux
11 32 (19.28%) Sybase
12 31 (18.67%) Perl
13 29 (17.47%) OO
13 29 (17.47%) Fixed Income
14 27 (16.27%) HTML
14 27 (16.27%) OOD
15 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
16 23 (13.86%) Multithreading
16 23 (13.86%) Relational Database
16 23 (13.86%) SDLC
17 22 (13.25%) Spring
17 22 (13.25%) DB2
17 22 (13.25%) RDBMS
18 21 (12.65%) J2SE
18 21 (12.65%) TDD
18 21 (12.65%) HTML5
19 20 (12.05%) WPF

Equity Derivative
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 2 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.81%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Sophis RISQUE
2 2 (1.20%) RMDS
3 1 (0.60%) Kondor
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) BGP
1 2 (1.20%) Firewall
1 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.86%) Relational Database
2 22 (13.25%) DB2
2 22 (13.25%) RDBMS
3 12 (7.23%) KDB
4 9 (5.42%) SQL Server
5 8 (4.82%) Kdb+
6 7 (4.22%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (3.61%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.81%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.60%) Big Data
9 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.60%) QlikView
9 1 (0.60%) Spotfire
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (12.05%) JUnit
2 3 (1.81%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.81%) JIRA
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.81%) Subversion
2 3 (1.81%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.60%) NuGet
3 1 (0.60%) NUnit
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 82 (49.40%) Banking
2 73 (43.98%) Front Office
3 62 (37.35%) Investment Banking
4 59 (35.54%) Finance
5 13 (7.83%) Back Office
6 6 (3.61%) French Language
7 5 (3.01%) Legal
8 4 (2.41%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.81%) Retail
10 1 (0.60%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 105 (63.25%) Developer
2 35 (21.08%) Analyst
2 35 (21.08%) C# Developer
2 35 (21.08%) Java Developer
3 31 (18.67%) Business Analyst
4 12 (7.23%) C++ Developer
5 11 (6.63%) Derivatives Business Analyst
6 10 (6.02%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.02%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.42%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (5.42%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
8 8 (4.82%) HTML Developer
8 8 (4.82%) KDB Developer
8 8 (4.82%) Senior Developer
8 8 (4.82%) VBA Developer
9 7 (4.22%) C# WPF Developer
9 7 (4.22%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.22%) Risk Analyst
9 7 (4.22%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.22%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.27%) HTML
2 22 (13.25%) Spring
3 21 (12.65%) HTML5
3 21 (12.65%) J2SE
4 20 (12.05%) WPF
5 19 (11.45%) .NET
6 12 (7.23%) AngularJS
6 12 (7.23%) JMS
7 9 (5.42%) FIX Protocol
8 8 (4.82%) WCF
9 6 (3.61%) RequireJS
10 5 (3.01%) ASP.NET
10 5 (3.01%) Middleware
11 4 (2.41%) Node.js
11 4 (2.41%) WinForms
12 3 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.81%) Ajax
12 3 (1.81%) CSS
12 3 (1.81%) Rendezvous
12 3 (1.81%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 147 (88.55%) Derivative
2 48 (28.92%) Equities
3 35 (21.08%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (17.47%) Fixed Income
5 18 (10.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.01%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 5 (3.01%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.41%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.41%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.81%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.81%) Equity Risk
9 3 (1.81%) Fintech
9 3 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.81%) User Experience
10 2 (1.20%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.20%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 2 (1.20%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.20%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.71%) Unix
2 32 (19.28%) Linux
3 11 (6.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (17.47%) OO
3 27 (16.27%) OOD
4 23 (13.86%) Multithreading
4 23 (13.86%) SDLC
5 21 (12.65%) TDD
6 19 (11.45%) Business Analysis
7 18 (10.84%) Software Engineering
8 16 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
8 16 (9.64%) User Acceptance Testing
9 15 (9.04%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.23%) Database Tuning
11 11 (6.63%) Analytics
11 11 (6.63%) Migration
12 10 (6.02%) Project Management
13 9 (5.42%) Market Making
14 8 (4.82%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (4.82%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.82%) Data Modelling
14 8 (4.82%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 64 (38.55%) Java
2 62 (37.35%) SQL
3 48 (28.92%) C#
4 31 (18.67%) Perl
5 26 (15.66%) JavaScript
6 18 (10.84%) C++
7 15 (9.04%) VBA
8 13 (7.83%) Python
9 10 (6.02%) Scala
10 7 (4.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.81%) ANSI SQL
11 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.81%) VBScript
11 3 (1.81%) XAML
12 2 (1.20%) VB
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) Korn
13 1 (0.60%) R
13 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (7.83%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) PMP
2 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.42%) MiFID
2 7 (4.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.41%) SLA
4 3 (1.81%) EMIR
4 3 (1.81%) QA
5 2 (1.20%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.61%) Control-M
2 3 (1.81%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (1.20%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 32 (19.28%) Sybase
2 16 (9.64%) Oracle
3 10 (6.02%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.42%) Murex
4 9 (5.42%) Sophis
5 4 (2.41%) Reuters
6 3 (1.81%) BMC
6 3 (1.81%) Citrix
6 3 (1.81%) IBM
6 3 (1.81%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.20%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.20%) BT
7 2 (1.20%) Fidessa
7 2 (1.20%) Microgen
7 2 (1.20%) Radianz
8 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.60%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.60%) ION Trading
8 1 (0.60%) Perforce
8 1 (0.60%) Tableau
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