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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 430 451 433
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -18
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 154 102 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.21% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.69% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 74 80
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£575 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+23.37% +6.20%
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
15251 14775 13370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.89% 30.68% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9638 9110 7984
Average daily rate £425 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 606 589 811
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.69 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
London +42 146 £578 +5.00% 19
England +28 146 £578 +5.00% 21
City of London +22 48 £579 +5.18% 10
Scotland -6 7 £475 +23.37%
Glasgow -3 5 £475 +23.37%
Canary Wharf - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 225 (95.74%) Derivative
2 120 (51.06%) Banking
3 109 (46.38%) Front Office
4 100 (42.55%) Finance
5 82 (34.89%) Java
6 78 (33.19%) Investment Banking
7 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (30.21%) Equities
9 55 (23.40%) SQL
10 42 (17.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 41 (17.45%) UNIX
11 41 (17.45%) TDD
12 34 (14.47%) Linux
13 32 (13.62%) Data Modelling
13 32 (13.62%) SOA
14 31 (13.19%) XML
14 31 (13.19%) Fixed Income
15 30 (12.77%) C#
15 30 (12.77%) OO
15 30 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
16 29 (12.34%) .NET
16 29 (12.34%) Oracle
17 28 (11.91%) Credit Derivative
18 27 (11.49%) Maven
19 26 (11.06%) Workflow
20 25 (10.64%) JavaScript
20 25 (10.64%) Perl
20 25 (10.64%) Python
20 25 (10.64%) Analytics
20 25 (10.64%) REST

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (3.40%) Tomcat
1 8 (3.40%) Node.js
2 6 (2.55%) Apache
3 4 (1.70%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.85%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.43%) Jetty
Applications
1 3 (1.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.85%) MS Project
2 2 (0.85%) MS Office
2 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Global One
1 2 (0.85%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.43%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) NAS
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.09%) DB2
1 19 (8.09%) Relational Database
2 18 (7.66%) SQL Server
3 17 (7.23%) RDBMS
4 9 (3.83%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.13%) DB2 UDB
6 5 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
6 5 (2.13%) KDB
6 5 (2.13%) Star Schema
7 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.85%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.85%) QlikView
9 1 (0.43%) HBase
9 1 (0.43%) Big Data
9 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.43%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.43%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 27 (11.49%) Maven
2 15 (6.38%) JUnit
3 12 (5.11%) JIRA
4 9 (3.83%) ProC
5 8 (3.40%) Subversion
6 6 (2.55%) jMock
6 6 (2.55%) Cucumber
7 5 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (1.28%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.85%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.85%) Ant
9 2 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.85%) Hudson
10 1 (0.43%) JBehave
10 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
General
1 120 (51.06%) Banking
2 109 (46.38%) Front Office
3 100 (42.55%) Finance
4 78 (33.19%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.81%) Back Office
5 16 (6.81%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.13%) French Language
7 4 (1.70%) Legal
8 3 (1.28%) Retail
9 2 (0.85%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.85%) Billing
10 1 (0.43%) International Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (46.81%) Developer
2 63 (26.81%) Analyst
3 49 (20.85%) Java Developer
4 39 (16.60%) Business Analyst
5 23 (9.79%) Senior Developer
6 16 (6.81%) Applications Support
6 16 (6.81%) C# Developer
7 15 (6.38%) Support Analyst
8 13 (5.53%) Scala Developer
8 13 (5.53%) Data Modeller
8 13 (5.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (4.26%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
9 10 (4.26%) VBA Developer
10 9 (3.83%) Applications Support Analyst
10 9 (3.83%) RAD Developer
10 9 (3.83%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.40%) Banking Business Analyst
11 8 (3.40%) Quantitative Developer
12 7 (2.98%) Architect
12 7 (2.98%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.19%) XML
2 29 (12.34%) .NET
3 25 (10.64%) REST
4 22 (9.36%) Spring
5 20 (8.51%) JMS
6 18 (7.66%) Web Services
6 18 (7.66%) WCF
6 18 (7.66%) WPF
7 17 (7.23%) HTML
7 17 (7.23%) SOAP
8 13 (5.53%) .NET Framework
9 12 (5.11%) HTML5
10 10 (4.26%) Unity DI Container
11 9 (3.83%) Hibernate
12 8 (3.40%) J2EE
12 8 (3.40%) JSON
13 7 (2.98%) RESTful
13 7 (2.98%) J2SE
14 6 (2.55%) JAXB
14 6 (2.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 225 (95.74%) Derivative
2 71 (30.21%) Equities
3 42 (17.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (13.19%) Fixed Income
5 30 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (11.91%) Credit Derivative
7 15 (6.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 10 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
9 8 (3.40%) Credit Risk
9 8 (3.40%) Computer Science
10 7 (2.98%) Market Risk
11 6 (2.55%) Mathematics
12 5 (2.13%) Reference Data
12 5 (2.13%) N-Tier
12 5 (2.13%) Management Information System
13 4 (1.70%) User Experience
13 4 (1.70%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.85%) DTCC
14 2 (0.85%) Economics
14 2 (0.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.45%) UNIX
2 34 (14.47%) Linux
3 16 (6.81%) Windows
4 2 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (17.45%) TDD
3 32 (13.62%) Data Modelling
3 32 (13.62%) SOA
4 30 (12.77%) OO
5 26 (11.06%) Workflow
6 25 (10.64%) Analytics
7 18 (7.66%) Migration
8 17 (7.23%) Risk Management
8 17 (7.23%) RAD
9 16 (6.81%) Project Management
9 16 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (6.81%) Data Architecture
10 15 (6.38%) BDD
10 15 (6.38%) Release Management
10 15 (6.38%) UML
10 15 (6.38%) OOD
11 13 (5.53%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.11%) Business Analysis
12 12 (5.11%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 82 (34.89%) Java
2 55 (23.40%) SQL
3 30 (12.77%) C#
4 25 (10.64%) JavaScript
4 25 (10.64%) Perl
4 25 (10.64%) Python
5 23 (9.79%) VBA
6 14 (5.96%) C++
6 14 (5.96%) Scala
7 6 (2.55%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.13%) VBScript
9 4 (1.70%) VB
10 3 (1.28%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.85%) XAML
11 2 (0.85%) VC++
12 1 (0.43%) R
12 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.43%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (6.38%) Degree
2 2 (0.85%) PhD
2 2 (0.85%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.68%) QA
2 5 (2.13%) EMIR
2 5 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (2.13%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.85%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (12.34%) Oracle
2 16 (6.81%) Sybase
3 9 (3.83%) Infragistics
4 8 (3.40%) Murex
5 7 (2.98%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.55%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.55%) Informatica
6 6 (2.55%) Greenplum
6 6 (2.55%) Tableau
7 5 (2.13%) Sun
8 3 (1.28%) DevExpress
8 3 (1.28%) Calypso
9 2 (0.85%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.85%) SmartStream
9 2 (0.85%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.85%) RIMES
10 1 (0.43%) Splunk
10 1 (0.43%) Sophis
10 1 (0.43%) Mantas
10 1 (0.43%) Actimize
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