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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 479 456 449
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 121 125 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.70% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 98 101
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£600 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £250
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
17390 16344 15219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.15% 31.57% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11141 10201 8877
Average daily rate £410 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.61% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £234 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 680 680 844
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.07% +1.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.48 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.35% -2.50%

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 28 November 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 15 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 28 November 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
London 0 115 £600 +9.09% 20
England -59 115 £600 +9.09% 20
City of London +16 44 £600 +4.34% 13
Scotland -7 5 £425 -
Glasgow -4 3 £425 -
Birmingham - - - -
Catterick Garrison - - - -
North East - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 173 (96.11%) Derivative
2 86 (47.78%) Banking
3 83 (46.11%) Finance
4 69 (38.33%) Front Office
5 63 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (31.67%) Java
7 51 (28.33%) Investment Banking
8 49 (27.22%) Equities
9 40 (22.22%) SQL
10 33 (18.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 32 (17.78%) TDD
12 29 (16.11%) C#
13 26 (14.44%) .NET
13 26 (14.44%) XML
14 25 (13.89%) SOA
15 24 (13.33%) UNIX
15 24 (13.33%) OO
16 23 (12.78%) Oracle
17 22 (12.22%) Maven
18 21 (11.67%) REST
18 21 (11.67%) Analytics
19 19 (10.56%) Credit Derivative
19 19 (10.56%) Linux
19 19 (10.56%) Project Management
19 19 (10.56%) Fixed Income
20 18 (10.00%) Migration
20 18 (10.00%) JavaScript
21 17 (9.44%) JMS
21 17 (9.44%) Risk Management
21 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 6 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (3.33%) Node.js
2 4 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.11%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.56%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) MS Project
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Global One
1 2 (1.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.56%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.67%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) NAS
2 1 (0.56%) SAN
2 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.22%) Oracle Database
2 12 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.11%) RDBMS
4 10 (5.56%) DB2
4 10 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.89%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Big Data
10 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.56%) HBase
10 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 22 (12.22%) Maven
2 12 (6.67%) JIRA
3 11 (6.11%) JUnit
4 6 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.78%) Subversion
5 5 (2.78%) ProC
6 4 (2.22%) jMock
6 4 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.11%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.11%) Ant
7 2 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.11%) Hudson
8 1 (0.56%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) RSpec
8 1 (0.56%) Mockito
8 1 (0.56%) EasyMock
8 1 (0.56%) Selenium
8 1 (0.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 86 (47.78%) Banking
2 83 (46.11%) Finance
3 69 (38.33%) Front Office
4 51 (28.33%) Investment Banking
5 15 (8.33%) Back Office
6 7 (3.89%) Legal
6 7 (3.89%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.67%) French Language
8 2 (1.11%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) International Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 80 (44.44%) Developer
2 46 (25.56%) Analyst
3 36 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 34 (18.89%) Business Analyst
5 15 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 15 (8.33%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.22%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.67%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
8 10 (5.56%) Scala Developer
9 9 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
9 9 (5.00%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.89%) Data Modeller
11 6 (3.33%) Architect
11 6 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
12 5 (2.78%) IT Business Analyst
12 5 (2.78%) Quantitative Developer
12 5 (2.78%) Support Analyst
12 5 (2.78%) Applications Support
13 4 (2.22%) Murex Business Analyst
14 3 (1.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.44%) .NET
1 26 (14.44%) XML
2 21 (11.67%) REST
3 17 (9.44%) JMS
4 14 (7.78%) Web Services
4 14 (7.78%) Spring
5 13 (7.22%) WPF
5 13 (7.22%) HTML
6 12 (6.67%) SOAP
6 12 (6.67%) WCF
6 12 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 11 (6.11%) HTML5
8 7 (3.89%) LINQ
8 7 (3.89%) J2EE
9 6 (3.33%) WinForms
9 6 (3.33%) J2SE
9 6 (3.33%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (3.33%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
10 5 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 173 (96.11%) Derivative
2 49 (27.22%) Equities
3 33 (18.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (10.56%) Credit Derivative
4 19 (10.56%) Fixed Income
5 17 (9.44%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (5.56%) Credit Risk
6 10 (5.56%) Market Risk
6 10 (5.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 8 (4.44%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.89%) Mathematics
9 6 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
9 6 (3.33%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.22%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.22%) Reference Data
11 3 (1.67%) User Experience
11 3 (1.67%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.67%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.11%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.33%) UNIX
2 19 (10.56%) Linux
3 10 (5.56%) Windows
4 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (17.78%) TDD
3 25 (13.89%) SOA
4 24 (13.33%) OO
5 21 (11.67%) Analytics
6 19 (10.56%) Project Management
7 18 (10.00%) Migration
8 17 (9.44%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.89%) OOD
10 15 (8.33%) BDD
11 13 (7.22%) Business Analysis
11 13 (7.22%) Workflow
12 12 (6.67%) Data Modelling
12 12 (6.67%) Integration Testing
13 11 (6.11%) Data Analysis
14 9 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (5.00%) Multithreading
15 8 (4.44%) UML
15 8 (4.44%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (31.67%) Java
2 40 (22.22%) SQL
3 29 (16.11%) C#
4 18 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (8.33%) C++
6 14 (7.78%) Perl
7 11 (6.11%) Scala
8 9 (5.00%) Python
9 6 (3.33%) VBA
10 4 (2.22%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.67%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.11%) VC++
12 2 (1.11%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.11%) Clojure
13 1 (0.56%) R
13 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.56%) Korn
13 1 (0.56%) VB6
13 1 (0.56%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (6.67%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.33%) EMIR
1 6 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 2 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (1.11%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (2.78%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (12.78%) Oracle
2 11 (6.11%) Sybase
3 8 (4.44%) Murex
4 5 (2.78%) Sun
4 5 (2.78%) Infragistics
5 4 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.22%) CA
6 2 (1.11%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.11%) Calypso
6 2 (1.11%) SmartStream
6 2 (1.11%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.11%) RIMES
7 1 (0.56%) Splunk
7 1 (0.56%) Mantas
7 1 (0.56%) Actimize
7 1 (0.56%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.56%) GoldenSource
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) IBM
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Docklands
iKonnect
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £607.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - London
Rate: £600 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £600 - £660 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £550.00 - £607.00 per day
Posted: 25 days ago