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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 462 453 419
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -34
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 138 117 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.23% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.73% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 100
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£550 £543 £553
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -1.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £399 £469
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £678
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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
15988 16019 14133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.80% 30.86% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9780 9821 8497
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 635 727
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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 11 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 27 March 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 +15 123 £575 +4.54% 28
England +5 123 £575 +4.54% 30
City of London +8 33 £575 +4.54% 9
Scotland -1 14 £475 +18.75%
Glasgow +1 10 £475 +18.75%
Edinburgh -6 3 £475 +5.55%
Canary Wharf +4 1 £550 +4.76%
East of England - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Essex - - - -
North West - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 272 (95.10%) Derivative
2 156 (54.55%) Banking
3 122 (42.66%) Front Office
4 108 (37.76%) Finance
5 106 (37.06%) Investment Banking
6 103 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
7 96 (33.57%) Java
8 88 (30.77%) Equities
9 61 (21.33%) SQL
10 60 (20.98%) TDD
11 57 (19.93%) C#
12 53 (18.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 50 (17.48%) .NET
14 44 (15.38%) UNIX
15 41 (14.34%) SOA
16 40 (13.99%) OO
16 40 (13.99%) Oracle
16 40 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
17 39 (13.64%) JavaScript
17 39 (13.64%) Linux
18 38 (13.29%) Data Modelling
19 35 (12.24%) Workflow
19 35 (12.24%) Spring
20 34 (11.89%) XML
21 32 (11.19%) Fixed Income
22 30 (10.49%) VBA
22 30 (10.49%) Maven
23 29 (10.14%) Credit Derivative
23 29 (10.14%) Python
24 27 (9.44%) WCF

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (4.20%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (3.15%) Node.js
3 8 (2.80%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.45%) Apache
5 4 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
7 2 (0.70%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.40%) MS Office
1 4 (1.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Global One
1 2 (0.70%) thinkFolio
1 2 (0.70%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.39%) Relational Database
3 21 (7.34%) DB2
4 20 (6.99%) RDBMS
5 17 (5.94%) Oracle Database
6 14 (4.90%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (2.80%) Pentaho
8 6 (2.10%) KDB
9 5 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.75%) BusinessObjects XI
9 5 (1.75%) Star Schema
9 5 (1.75%) DB2 UDB
10 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.70%) QlikView
11 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.35%) MS Access
12 1 (0.35%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (10.49%) Maven
2 20 (6.99%) JUnit
3 19 (6.64%) JIRA
4 14 (4.90%) Subversion
5 11 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.85%) ProC
6 7 (2.45%) jMock
6 7 (2.45%) Cucumber
7 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.70%) JBehave
8 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.70%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.70%) Hudson
8 2 (0.70%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.35%) Ant
9 1 (0.35%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.35%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 156 (54.55%) Banking
2 122 (42.66%) Front Office
3 108 (37.76%) Finance
4 106 (37.06%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.64%) Financial Institution
6 18 (6.29%) Back Office
7 8 (2.80%) Legal
8 6 (2.10%) French Language
9 2 (0.70%) Retail
9 2 (0.70%) Billing
10 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.35%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 150 (52.45%) Developer
2 70 (24.48%) Java Developer
3 66 (23.08%) Analyst
4 47 (16.43%) Business Analyst
5 30 (10.49%) C# Developer
6 27 (9.44%) Senior Developer
7 17 (5.94%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (4.90%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.90%) Applications Support
9 13 (4.55%) Data Modeller
9 13 (4.55%) Scala Developer
10 12 (4.20%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
10 12 (4.20%) Support Analyst
11 11 (3.85%) RAD Developer
12 10 (3.50%) Project Manager
12 10 (3.50%) VBA Developer
13 8 (2.80%) Architect
13 8 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.80%) Front Office Developer
14 7 (2.45%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (17.48%) .NET
2 35 (12.24%) Spring
3 34 (11.89%) XML
4 27 (9.44%) WCF
4 27 (9.44%) WPF
4 27 (9.44%) REST
5 26 (9.09%) HTML
6 22 (7.69%) JMS
6 22 (7.69%) SOAP
7 21 (7.34%) HTML5
8 18 (6.29%) Web Services
9 17 (5.94%) .NET Framework
10 13 (4.55%) Hibernate
11 12 (4.20%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (4.20%) RESTful
11 12 (4.20%) AngularJS
12 11 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
12 11 (3.85%) WinForms
13 10 (3.50%) JSON
14 9 (3.15%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 272 (95.10%) Derivative
2 88 (30.77%) Equities
3 53 (18.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (11.19%) Fixed Income
6 29 (10.14%) Credit Derivative
7 16 (5.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 16 (5.59%) Computer Science
8 12 (4.20%) Inversion of Control
9 10 (3.50%) Management Information System
10 9 (3.15%) Credit Risk
11 8 (2.80%) Mathematics
12 7 (2.45%) N-Tier
13 6 (2.10%) Market Risk
14 5 (1.75%) Reference Data
15 4 (1.40%) SWIFT
15 4 (1.40%) User Experience
16 3 (1.05%) Swaptions
16 3 (1.05%) Physics
16 3 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.38%) UNIX
2 39 (13.64%) Linux
3 14 (4.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (36.01%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (20.98%) TDD
3 41 (14.34%) SOA
4 40 (13.99%) OO
5 38 (13.29%) Data Modelling
6 35 (12.24%) Workflow
7 24 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (8.39%) Multithreading
8 22 (7.69%) Risk Management
8 22 (7.69%) RAD
9 21 (7.34%) BDD
9 21 (7.34%) Analytics
10 18 (6.29%) OOD
11 17 (5.94%) Unit Testing
11 17 (5.94%) Data Architecture
11 17 (5.94%) Release Management
12 16 (5.59%) UML
13 15 (5.24%) Software Engineering
14 14 (4.90%) Migration
14 14 (4.90%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.57%) Java
2 61 (21.33%) SQL
3 57 (19.93%) C#
4 39 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 30 (10.49%) VBA
6 29 (10.14%) Python
7 21 (7.34%) Perl
8 17 (5.94%) Scala
9 12 (4.20%) C++
10 6 (2.10%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.10%) VBScript
11 5 (1.75%) VB
11 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.05%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.05%) R
12 3 (1.05%) C
13 2 (0.70%) Golang
13 2 (0.70%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.70%) Clojure
13 2 (0.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (8.39%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) PhD
3 2 (0.70%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.70%) CFA
4 1 (0.35%) CAPM
4 1 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.85%) QA
2 8 (2.80%) EMIR
3 5 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.35%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (2.10%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 40 (13.99%) Oracle
2 15 (5.24%) Sybase
3 11 (3.85%) Infragistics
4 10 (3.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.80%) TIBCO
5 8 (2.80%) Sophis
6 6 (2.10%) Greenplum
6 6 (2.10%) Informatica
6 6 (2.10%) Tableau
7 5 (1.75%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.75%) DevExpress
7 5 (1.75%) Murex
8 3 (1.05%) Calypso
8 3 (1.05%) Reuters
8 3 (1.05%) Sun
9 2 (0.70%) SmartStream
9 2 (0.70%) RIMES
10 1 (0.35%) Mantas
10 1 (0.35%) Actimize
10 1 (0.35%) Perforce
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £625.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £580 - £620 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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