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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 453 468 418
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -50
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 149 127 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.75% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 96 114
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £668
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -23.80%
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
16926 16915 15102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.33% 31.05% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10398 10470 9012
Average daily rate £425 £405 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 656 657
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.91 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +4.65%

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 1 May 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 7 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 1 May 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 +17 132 £575 -8.00% 13
England +9 132 £575 -8.00% 13
City of London +2 39 £575 +4.54% 4
Scotland +5 16 £450 +12.50%
Glasgow -2 13 £425 +6.25%
Canary Wharf - 4 £550 -
Edinburgh +5 2 £475 +5.55%

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 286 (94.70%) Derivative
2 167 (55.30%) Banking
3 129 (42.72%) Front Office
4 115 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (36.42%) Finance
6 108 (35.76%) Investment Banking
7 106 (35.10%) Java
8 89 (29.47%) Equities
9 68 (22.52%) TDD
10 66 (21.85%) SQL
11 65 (21.52%) C#
12 56 (18.54%) UNIX
13 55 (18.21%) .NET
14 54 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 47 (15.56%) Linux
16 45 (14.90%) OO
16 45 (14.90%) JavaScript
17 42 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (13.25%) SOA
19 38 (12.58%) Oracle
19 38 (12.58%) Spring
20 37 (12.25%) Data Modelling
21 35 (11.59%) VBA
22 33 (10.93%) Workflow
23 32 (10.60%) XML
24 31 (10.26%) Fixed Income
24 31 (10.26%) Credit Derivative
24 31 (10.26%) Multithreading
25 30 (9.93%) HTML
26 29 (9.60%) SQL Server

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.97%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (2.98%) Node.js
3 6 (1.99%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.99%) Apache
4 5 (1.66%) Oracle Coherence
5 4 (1.32%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
2 4 (1.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Global One
1 2 (0.66%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.66%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.28%) Relational Database
3 22 (7.28%) DB2
4 21 (6.95%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.30%) Oracle Database
6 13 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (2.65%) Pentaho
7 8 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (1.99%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.99%) KDB
10 5 (1.66%) BusinessObjects XI
10 5 (1.66%) Sybase ASE
10 5 (1.66%) DB2 UDB
10 5 (1.66%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.66%) Sybase IQ
11 2 (0.66%) QlikView
12 1 (0.33%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.33%) MS Access
12 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (9.27%) Maven
2 21 (6.95%) JUnit
3 16 (5.30%) JIRA
4 15 (4.97%) TeamCity
5 12 (3.97%) Subversion
6 10 (3.31%) ProC
7 6 (1.99%) Cucumber
7 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
7 6 (1.99%) jMock
8 5 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.66%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.66%) JBehave
9 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.33%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.33%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.33%) Hudson
10 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 167 (55.30%) Banking
2 129 (42.72%) Front Office
3 110 (36.42%) Finance
4 108 (35.76%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.96%) Financial Institution
6 17 (5.63%) Back Office
7 7 (2.32%) Legal
8 6 (1.99%) French Language
9 3 (0.99%) Retail
10 2 (0.66%) Billing
10 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (54.64%) Developer
2 76 (25.17%) Java Developer
3 67 (22.19%) Analyst
4 46 (15.23%) Business Analyst
5 35 (11.59%) Senior Developer
6 34 (11.26%) C# Developer
7 17 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
8 14 (4.64%) Applications Support
8 14 (4.64%) Support Analyst
8 14 (4.64%) .NET Developer
8 14 (4.64%) VBA Developer
9 13 (4.30%) Data Modeller
9 13 (4.30%) RAD Developer
10 11 (3.64%) Project Manager
11 10 (3.31%) Scala Developer
12 9 (2.98%) Front Office Developer
12 9 (2.98%) Architect
13 8 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (2.65%) Excel Developer
13 8 (2.65%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (18.21%) .NET
2 38 (12.58%) Spring
3 32 (10.60%) XML
4 30 (9.93%) HTML
5 26 (8.61%) WPF
6 25 (8.28%) WCF
7 24 (7.95%) HTML5
7 24 (7.95%) REST
8 23 (7.62%) JMS
9 18 (5.96%) SOAP
10 17 (5.63%) .NET Framework
11 16 (5.30%) FIX Protocol
12 15 (4.97%) J2EE
12 15 (4.97%) AngularJS
13 14 (4.64%) Web Services
14 13 (4.30%) J2SE
15 11 (3.64%) RESTful
16 10 (3.31%) Unity DI Container
16 10 (3.31%) Hibernate
16 10 (3.31%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 286 (94.70%) Derivative
2 89 (29.47%) Equities
3 54 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 42 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (10.26%) Fixed Income
5 31 (10.26%) Credit Derivative
6 19 (6.29%) Computer Science
7 16 (5.30%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 12 (3.97%) Management Information System
9 11 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (2.98%) Credit Risk
10 9 (2.98%) Market Risk
11 8 (2.65%) N-Tier
12 7 (2.32%) Swaptions
13 5 (1.66%) Mathematics
13 5 (1.66%) Contract for Difference
13 5 (1.66%) Reference Data
14 4 (1.32%) SWIFT
14 4 (1.32%) User Experience
15 3 (0.99%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 56 (18.54%) UNIX
2 47 (15.56%) Linux
3 13 (4.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.08%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (22.52%) TDD
3 45 (14.90%) OO
4 40 (13.25%) SOA
5 37 (12.25%) Data Modelling
6 33 (10.93%) Workflow
7 31 (10.26%) Multithreading
8 27 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (8.28%) RAD
9 25 (8.28%) BDD
10 23 (7.62%) Risk Management
11 21 (6.95%) OOD
11 21 (6.95%) Analytics
12 19 (6.29%) Software Engineering
13 18 (5.96%) Release Management
13 18 (5.96%) UML
14 17 (5.63%) Data Architecture
15 16 (5.30%) Unit Testing
15 16 (5.30%) Project Management
16 15 (4.97%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (35.10%) Java
2 66 (21.85%) SQL
3 65 (21.52%) C#
4 45 (14.90%) JavaScript
5 35 (11.59%) VBA
6 28 (9.27%) Python
7 21 (6.95%) Perl
8 17 (5.63%) Scala
9 14 (4.64%) C++
10 11 (3.64%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.65%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.65%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.32%) VBScript
13 5 (1.66%) VB
14 3 (0.99%) C
14 3 (0.99%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.99%) R
15 2 (0.66%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.66%) Clojure
15 2 (0.66%) Go
Qualifications
1 26 (8.61%) Degree
2 3 (0.99%) PhD
3 2 (0.66%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.66%) CFA
4 1 (0.33%) CAPM
4 1 (0.33%) ISEB
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.31%) EMIR
1 10 (3.31%) QA
2 8 (2.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.66%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 38 (12.58%) Oracle
2 24 (7.95%) Sybase
3 12 (3.97%) Microsoft
4 10 (3.31%) Infragistics
5 8 (2.65%) Sophis
6 7 (2.32%) TIBCO
7 6 (1.99%) Tableau
7 6 (1.99%) Informatica
7 6 (1.99%) Greenplum
8 5 (1.66%) Calypso
8 5 (1.66%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.32%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.99%) Murex
10 3 (0.99%) Reuters
11 2 (0.66%) Solace
11 2 (0.66%) SmartStream
11 2 (0.66%) DataSynapse
12 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.33%) Perforce
12 1 (0.33%) RIMES
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