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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 541 409 398
Rank change year-on-year
-132 -11
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 59 166 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.31% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 1.19% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 116 169
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £410 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £700 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £438 £360
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +21.52%
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
14168 13901 14711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.49% 26.05% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8470 8528 8544
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 621 614 806
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+10.23% -39.00%

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 August 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 9 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 August 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
England -113 53 £538 -2.27% 13
London -99 52 £550 - 13
City of London -21 15 £550 - 10
Glasgow -14 5 £425 -5.55%
Scotland -28 5 £425 -5.55%
Docklands, London +11 2 £425 -30.61%
Catterick Garrison - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 162 (94.74%) Derivative
2 77 (45.03%) Front Office
3 66 (38.60%) Banking
4 62 (36.26%) Finance
5 56 (32.75%) Equities
6 55 (32.16%) SQL
7 49 (28.65%) Java
8 44 (25.73%) OO
9 43 (25.15%) Investment Banking
10 38 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 37 (21.64%) TDD
12 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 32 (18.71%) Fixed Income
14 28 (16.37%) C#
15 25 (14.62%) Python
15 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
16 24 (14.04%) Unit Testing
16 24 (14.04%) Oracle
17 23 (13.45%) Scrum
18 22 (12.87%) BDD
18 22 (12.87%) Data Analysis
18 22 (12.87%) Pair Programming
18 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
19 21 (12.28%) ATDD
20 20 (11.70%) Functional Programming
20 20 (11.70%) Business Analysis
20 20 (11.70%) .NET
20 20 (11.70%) OOD
21 19 (11.11%) XML
22 18 (10.53%) SQL Server

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (2.92%) IIS
2 1 (0.58%) Confluence
2 1 (0.58%) GemFire
Applications
1 9 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.75%) MS Project
3 2 (1.17%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.85%) Relational Database
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (4.09%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.51%) DB2
4 6 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (2.34%) Sybase IQ
5 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 9 (5.26%) JUnit
2 6 (3.51%) JIRA
3 4 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.75%) Maven
5 2 (1.17%) Ant
5 2 (1.17%) Subversion
5 2 (1.17%) Selenium
5 2 (1.17%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.58%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.58%) JMeter
6 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.58%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.58%) RSpec
6 1 (0.58%) Mockito
6 1 (0.58%) Cucumber
General
1 77 (45.03%) Front Office
2 66 (38.60%) Banking
3 62 (36.26%) Finance
4 43 (25.15%) Investment Banking
5 17 (9.94%) Back Office
6 5 (2.92%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (1.17%) French Language
8 1 (0.58%) German Language
8 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.58%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (39.77%) Developer
2 57 (33.33%) Analyst
3 50 (29.24%) Business Analyst
4 22 (12.87%) Java Developer
5 16 (9.36%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
6 13 (7.60%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.02%) Agile Java Developer
8 11 (6.43%) Python Developer
8 11 (6.43%) .NET Developer
9 10 (5.85%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Scala Developer
10 8 (4.68%) Architect
10 8 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (4.68%) IT Business Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Banking Business Analyst
13 5 (2.92%) Technical Specialist
13 5 (2.92%) C# .NET Developer
14 4 (2.34%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.70%) .NET
2 19 (11.11%) XML
3 12 (7.02%) WPF
4 11 (6.43%) WCF
5 10 (5.85%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.26%) LINQ
7 7 (4.09%) Spring
7 7 (4.09%) JMS
7 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
8 6 (3.51%) J2SE
8 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.92%) WinForms
9 5 (2.92%) MSMQ
9 5 (2.92%) Web Services
10 4 (2.34%) HTML
11 2 (1.17%) J2EE
11 2 (1.17%) FpML
11 2 (1.17%) jQuery
11 2 (1.17%) REST
12 1 (0.58%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 162 (94.74%) Derivative
2 56 (32.75%) Equities
3 38 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 32 (18.71%) Fixed Income
5 22 (12.87%) Computer Science
6 18 (10.53%) Market Risk
7 11 (6.43%) Credit Risk
7 11 (6.43%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (2.92%) Reference Data
9 4 (2.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 3 (1.75%) DTCC
10 3 (1.75%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.75%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.17%) Index Arbitrage
11 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.17%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (0.58%) Applied Mathematics
12 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.19%) UNIX
2 10 (5.85%) Linux
3 8 (4.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.73%) OO
2 37 (21.64%) TDD
3 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (14.62%) Software Engineering
5 24 (14.04%) Unit Testing
6 23 (13.45%) Scrum
7 22 (12.87%) Data Analysis
7 22 (12.87%) Pair Programming
7 22 (12.87%) BDD
8 21 (12.28%) ATDD
9 20 (11.70%) Business Analysis
9 20 (11.70%) OOD
9 20 (11.70%) Functional Programming
10 18 (10.53%) Risk Management
11 16 (9.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (8.77%) Migration
13 14 (8.19%) Project Management
13 14 (8.19%) Analytics
14 8 (4.68%) MVC
14 8 (4.68%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.16%) SQL
2 49 (28.65%) Java
3 28 (16.37%) C#
4 25 (14.62%) Python
5 13 (7.60%) Scala
6 8 (4.68%) VBA
7 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.09%) Perl
7 7 (4.09%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.51%) C++
9 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.58%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) XPath
11 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Clojure
11 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.58%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (1.75%) PhD
3 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) PMP
3 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ACCA
3 1 (0.58%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.60%) EMIR
2 11 (6.43%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (2.34%) FATCA
4 3 (1.75%) QA
5 1 (0.58%) Basel III
5 1 (0.58%) GCP
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 6 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (14.04%) Oracle
2 16 (9.36%) Sybase
3 6 (3.51%) CA
3 6 (3.51%) Reuters
4 5 (2.92%) IBM
4 5 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.34%) Calypso
6 2 (1.17%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.17%) Murex
6 2 (1.17%) Sophis
6 2 (1.17%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.58%) Sencha
7 1 (0.58%) Splunk
7 1 (0.58%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.58%) Charles River
7 1 (0.58%) Fidessa
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