The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equity Derivatives
Rank 471 421 446
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +25
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 132 131 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.27% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 1.05% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 107 115
Average daily rate £575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £449
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £685 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14574 12419 14884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.35% 25.56% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 8982 7479 8630
Average daily rate £415 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 644 778
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.12 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -11.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -37 122 £600 +4.34% 29
London -37 121 £600 +4.34% 29
City of London 0 43 £550 +4.76% 15
Scotland -7 9 £400 -11.11%
Glasgow +11 8 £400 -11.11%
Berkeley - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
South West - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 221 (95.67%) Derivative
2 106 (45.89%) Front Office
3 100 (43.29%) Banking
4 89 (38.53%) SQL
5 78 (33.77%) Investment Banking
6 73 (31.60%) Java
7 71 (30.74%) Finance
8 65 (28.14%) Equities
9 63 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (18.61%) C#
11 41 (17.75%) UNIX
12 40 (17.32%) Oracle
13 36 (15.58%) Fixed Income
14 35 (15.15%) Sybase
14 35 (15.15%) OO
15 32 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
16 31 (13.42%) Business Analysis
17 30 (12.99%) Multithreading
18 29 (12.55%) WPF
18 29 (12.55%) TDD
19 26 (11.26%) EMIR
20 24 (10.39%) Dodd-Frank
20 24 (10.39%) Back Office
20 24 (10.39%) Python
20 24 (10.39%) Market Risk
21 23 (9.96%) SQL Server
22 22 (9.52%) Perl
23 20 (8.66%) Murex
23 20 (8.66%) Credit Derivative
24 19 (8.23%) Credit Risk

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (1.30%) IIS
2 2 (0.87%) GemFire
3 1 (0.43%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 12 (5.19%) MS Visio
2 10 (4.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (3.90%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.87%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.90%) Murex MxG2000
2 2 (0.87%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 8 (3.46%) RDBMS
4 7 (3.03%) Data Mart
5 6 (2.60%) DB2
5 6 (2.60%) Sybase IQ
6 4 (1.73%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (3.90%) JUnit
2 4 (1.73%) JIRA
3 3 (1.30%) Subversion
4 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.87%) Ant
4 2 (0.87%) Maven
4 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.43%) Hudson
5 1 (0.43%) Selenium
5 1 (0.43%) FitNesse
5 1 (0.43%) NUnit
5 1 (0.43%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 106 (45.89%) Front Office
2 100 (43.29%) Banking
3 78 (33.77%) Investment Banking
4 71 (30.74%) Finance
5 24 (10.39%) Back Office
6 3 (1.30%) Legal
7 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Retail
7 2 (0.87%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (0.87%) German Language
8 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
8 1 (0.43%) French Language
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.43%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (42.86%) Analyst
2 95 (41.13%) Developer
3 74 (32.03%) Business Analyst
4 28 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 23 (9.96%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 20 (8.66%) C# Developer
7 18 (7.79%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
8 13 (5.63%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.19%) Architect
9 12 (5.19%) Python Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.33%) Senior Developer
10 10 (4.33%) Banking Business Analyst
11 9 (3.90%) Murex Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (3.46%) Equity Analyst
12 8 (3.46%) Scala Developer
12 8 (3.46%) Agile Java Developer
13 7 (3.03%) IT Business Analyst
14 6 (2.60%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (12.55%) WPF
2 18 (7.79%) .NET
3 12 (5.19%) Spring
4 10 (4.33%) WCF
4 10 (4.33%) Murex MxML
5 9 (3.90%) XML
6 8 (3.46%) J2SE
7 7 (3.03%) LINQ
7 7 (3.03%) JMS
8 5 (2.16%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.16%) HTML
9 4 (1.73%) J2EE
9 4 (1.73%) Web Services
9 4 (1.73%) WinForms
10 3 (1.30%) Guice
10 3 (1.30%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (1.30%) Guava
10 3 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.30%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 221 (95.67%) Derivative
2 65 (28.14%) Equities
3 63 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (15.58%) Fixed Income
5 24 (10.39%) Market Risk
6 20 (8.66%) Credit Derivative
7 19 (8.23%) Credit Risk
8 16 (6.93%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.03%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.16%) Mathematics
11 4 (1.73%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 4 (1.73%) Index Arbitrage
12 3 (1.30%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.87%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.87%) Kindle
14 1 (0.43%) Inversion of Control
14 1 (0.43%) Data Integration
14 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
14 1 (0.43%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (17.75%) UNIX
2 15 (6.49%) Linux
3 8 (3.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (15.15%) OO
2 32 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (13.42%) Business Analysis
4 30 (12.99%) Multithreading
5 29 (12.55%) TDD
6 18 (7.79%) OOD
7 17 (7.36%) Scrum
7 17 (7.36%) Risk Management
7 17 (7.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (7.36%) Software Engineering
8 16 (6.93%) Unit Testing
9 15 (6.49%) MVVM
10 11 (4.76%) BDD
10 11 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
10 11 (4.76%) Pair Programming
10 11 (4.76%) Use Case
11 10 (4.33%) ATDD
12 9 (3.90%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.46%) Data Analysis
13 8 (3.46%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 89 (38.53%) SQL
2 73 (31.60%) Java
3 43 (18.61%) C#
4 24 (10.39%) Python
5 22 (9.52%) Perl
6 14 (6.06%) Scala
7 8 (3.46%) VBA
8 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
8 7 (3.03%) C++
9 5 (2.16%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.43%) F#
12 1 (0.43%) sed
12 1 (0.43%) Haskell
12 1 (0.43%) Ruby
12 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.43%) VC++
12 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (4.76%) Degree
2 6 (2.60%) ISEB
3 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.43%) CIMA
4 1 (0.43%) ACCA
4 1 (0.43%) PhD
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
4 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.26%) EMIR
2 24 (10.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (3.03%) QA
4 3 (1.30%) FATCA
5 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.43%) Basel III
6 1 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.43%) GCP
Systems Management
1 8 (3.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (17.32%) Oracle
2 35 (15.15%) Sybase
3 20 (8.66%) Murex
4 7 (3.03%) Sophis
5 5 (2.16%) Calypso
6 4 (1.73%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.30%) Reuters
7 3 (1.30%) IBM
7 3 (1.30%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.30%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.30%) HP
8 2 (0.87%) CA
8 2 (0.87%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.87%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.87%) Sencha
9 1 (0.43%) Thunderhead
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