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 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 480 518 444
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -74
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 131 75 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.72% 0.43% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 60 98
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£600 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £459 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £425 £475
% change year-on-year
-21.17% -10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average 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
18080 17436 16925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.69% 31.87% 33.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11387 10584 10034
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 691 668 744
Average hourly rate £19.69 £20.55 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.17% -6.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.51 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 July 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 28 July 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 +46 112 £600 +6.66% 15
England +19 112 £600 +6.66% 16
City of London +2 34 £600 +14.28% 5
Glasgow +15 17 £290 -31.76% 1
Scotland +9 17 £290 -28.39% 1
Docklands, London +1 7 £650 -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 263 (93.26%) Derivative
2 162 (57.45%) Banking
3 115 (40.78%) Front Office
4 108 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (38.30%) Investment Banking
5 104 (36.88%) Java
6 99 (35.11%) Finance
7 80 (28.37%) C#
8 70 (24.82%) .NET
9 69 (24.47%) SQL
9 69 (24.47%) Equities
10 66 (23.40%) TDD
11 56 (19.86%) UNIX
12 50 (17.73%) JavaScript
13 46 (16.31%) SDLC
14 39 (13.83%) HTML
14 39 (13.83%) Linux
15 38 (13.48%) Spring
15 38 (13.48%) Multithreading
16 36 (12.77%) OO
17 35 (12.41%) Oracle
17 35 (12.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 35 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
17 35 (12.41%) HTML5
18 33 (11.70%) Fixed Income
19 28 (9.93%) Scala
20 27 (9.57%) Workflow
20 27 (9.57%) Sybase
21 26 (9.22%) Software Engineering
22 24 (8.51%) WPF

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 13 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (1.06%) Node.js
3 3 (1.06%) Apache
4 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (2.13%) MS Office
2 4 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
1 1 (0.35%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.09%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.03%) RDBMS
5 13 (4.61%) DB2
5 13 (4.61%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.19%) Sybase IQ
7 8 (2.84%) Sybase ASE
7 8 (2.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.84%) Pentaho
8 7 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.06%) KDB
9 3 (1.06%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.35%) OLAP
10 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (4.96%) JUnit
1 14 (4.96%) JIRA
2 11 (3.90%) TeamCity
2 11 (3.90%) Maven
3 7 (2.48%) Subversion
4 6 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.77%) ProC
6 4 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.06%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.71%) jMock
8 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.35%) TestNG
9 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.35%) HP UFT
9 1 (0.35%) JBehave
9 1 (0.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 162 (57.45%) Banking
2 115 (40.78%) Front Office
3 108 (38.30%) Investment Banking
4 99 (35.11%) Finance
5 12 (4.26%) Back Office
6 9 (3.19%) Legal
7 5 (1.77%) French Language
8 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.06%) Retail
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (56.74%) Developer
2 72 (25.53%) Java Developer
3 58 (20.57%) Analyst
4 48 (17.02%) Business Analyst
5 39 (13.83%) C# Developer
6 34 (12.06%) Senior Developer
7 21 (7.45%) .NET Developer
8 20 (7.09%) Scala Developer
9 16 (5.67%) Project Manager
9 16 (5.67%) Senior Java Developer
10 13 (4.61%) Consultant
10 13 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
11 12 (4.26%) Senior C# Developer
12 9 (3.19%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
12 9 (3.19%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
13 8 (2.84%) Banking Business Analyst
14 7 (2.48%) SQL Developer
15 6 (2.13%) VBA Developer
15 6 (2.13%) Financial Business Analyst
15 6 (2.13%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (24.82%) .NET
2 39 (13.83%) HTML
3 38 (13.48%) Spring
4 35 (12.41%) HTML5
5 24 (8.51%) WPF
6 20 (7.09%) FIX Protocol
6 20 (7.09%) WCF
7 17 (6.03%) AngularJS
7 17 (6.03%) XML
8 16 (5.67%) J2EE
9 15 (5.32%) WinForms
10 12 (4.26%) .NET Framework
10 12 (4.26%) J2SE
10 12 (4.26%) JMS
11 9 (3.19%) SOAP
12 8 (2.84%) Drools
12 8 (2.84%) Spring Integration
13 7 (2.48%) RESTful
13 7 (2.48%) REST
13 7 (2.48%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 263 (93.26%) Derivative
2 69 (24.47%) Equities
3 35 (12.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 35 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (11.70%) Fixed Income
5 16 (5.67%) Credit Derivative
5 16 (5.67%) Computer Science
6 12 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.19%) Market Risk
8 8 (2.84%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 6 (2.13%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.13%) Swaptions
9 6 (2.13%) Contract for Difference
10 5 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
10 5 (1.77%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.42%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.42%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.06%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.06%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.86%) UNIX
2 39 (13.83%) Linux
3 7 (2.48%) Windows
4 2 (0.71%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.40%) TDD
3 46 (16.31%) SDLC
4 38 (13.48%) Multithreading
5 36 (12.77%) OO
6 27 (9.57%) Workflow
7 26 (9.22%) Software Engineering
8 22 (7.80%) Risk Management
9 21 (7.45%) Business Analysis
10 20 (7.09%) OOD
11 19 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (6.74%) BDD
12 17 (6.03%) Performance Tuning
13 16 (5.67%) SOA
13 16 (5.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 14 (4.96%) Project Management
14 14 (4.96%) Unit Testing
15 12 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
15 12 (4.26%) PRINCE2
16 11 (3.90%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 104 (36.88%) Java
2 80 (28.37%) C#
3 69 (24.47%) SQL
4 50 (17.73%) JavaScript
5 28 (9.93%) Scala
6 21 (7.45%) VBA
7 16 (5.67%) Shell Script
8 13 (4.61%) Perl
9 12 (4.26%) T-SQL
10 11 (3.90%) C++
10 11 (3.90%) Python
11 8 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.77%) C
13 4 (1.42%) VBScript
14 3 (1.06%) VB
14 3 (1.06%) Clojure
15 2 (0.71%) R
15 2 (0.71%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.71%) PHP
16 1 (0.35%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 22 (7.80%) Degree
2 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.71%) PhD
3 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.61%) Dodd-Frank
2 11 (3.90%) EMIR
3 7 (2.48%) QA
4 3 (1.06%) MiFID
5 2 (0.71%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.35%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.35%) Control-M
1 1 (0.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 35 (12.41%) Oracle
2 27 (9.57%) Sybase
3 15 (5.32%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.48%) Sophis
5 6 (2.13%) Infragistics
6 5 (1.77%) DevExpress
6 5 (1.77%) Murex
7 4 (1.42%) Calypso
7 4 (1.42%) Solace
8 3 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.06%) Reuters
8 3 (1.06%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.71%) SAP
9 2 (0.71%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.71%) DataSynapse
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