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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equity Derivatives
Rank 548 519 536
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 90 124 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 91 82
Median daily rate £573 £575 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.43% -6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £489
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
- +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median 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
17770 17952 17408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.23% 31.98% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11474 11202 10660
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 676 708
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+31.42% -16.66%

Equity Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 78 £575 - 10
London -37 78 £575 - 10
City of London +13 17 £575 +1.09% 4
Glasgow -4 11 £393 +4.66% 1
Scotland -24 11 £393 +4.66% 1
Docklands, London +11 2 £550 -8.33%
Canary Wharf +3 2 £600 +9.09%

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 133 (90.48%) Derivative
2 67 (45.58%) Front Office
3 63 (42.86%) Banking
4 57 (38.78%) Java
4 57 (38.78%) SQL
5 54 (36.73%) Finance
6 50 (34.01%) Investment Banking
7 47 (31.97%) Equities
8 46 (31.29%) C#
9 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (23.81%) Fixed Income
11 34 (23.13%) Unix
12 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (19.05%) Sybase
14 27 (18.37%) Perl
14 27 (18.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 24 (16.33%) OO
16 23 (15.65%) OOD
16 23 (15.65%) Multithreading
17 22 (14.97%) Linux
17 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
17 22 (14.97%) HTML
18 21 (14.29%) TDD
19 20 (13.61%) SDLC
19 20 (13.61%) Relational Database
20 19 (12.93%) C++
21 18 (12.24%) WPF
22 17 (11.56%) Business Analysis
22 17 (11.56%) .NET
23 16 (10.88%) RDBMS

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.72%) Confluence
2 2 (1.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Markit EDM
2 2 (1.36%) RMDS
3 1 (0.68%) Algo Collateral
3 1 (0.68%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.68%) Kondor
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) Firewall
1 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.36%) BGP
2 2 (1.36%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.61%) Relational Database
2 16 (10.88%) RDBMS
3 15 (10.20%) DB2
4 12 (8.16%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.44%) KDB
6 7 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.72%) NoSQL
8 3 (2.04%) Data Mart
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (9.52%) JUnit
2 5 (3.40%) JIRA
2 5 (3.40%) Subversion
3 3 (2.04%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.04%) ClearQuest
3 3 (2.04%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (1.36%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.68%) EasyMock
5 1 (0.68%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.68%) Mockito
5 1 (0.68%) NuGet
5 1 (0.68%) NUnit
5 1 (0.68%) RSpec
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 67 (45.58%) Front Office
2 63 (42.86%) Banking
3 54 (36.73%) Finance
4 50 (34.01%) Investment Banking
5 11 (7.48%) Back Office
6 8 (5.44%) French Language
7 5 (3.40%) Legal
8 3 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.04%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.68%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 90 (61.22%) Developer
2 38 (25.85%) Analyst
3 33 (22.45%) Business Analyst
3 33 (22.45%) Java Developer
4 31 (21.09%) C# Developer
5 11 (7.48%) C++ Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 11 (7.48%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 9 (6.12%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.44%) VBA Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Equity Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Excel Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Excel VBA Developer
9 6 (4.08%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Risk Business Analyst
9 6 (4.08%) Senior Java Developer
10 5 (3.40%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (14.97%) HTML
2 18 (12.24%) WPF
3 17 (11.56%) .NET
4 16 (10.88%) HTML5
5 14 (9.52%) J2SE
5 14 (9.52%) Spring
6 12 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
7 10 (6.80%) JMS
8 9 (6.12%) AngularJS
9 7 (4.76%) Middleware
10 6 (4.08%) WCF
11 5 (3.40%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET
12 4 (2.72%) RequireJS
12 4 (2.72%) WinForms
13 3 (2.04%) Ajax
13 3 (2.04%) CSS
13 3 (2.04%) Node.js
13 3 (2.04%) Rendezvous
13 3 (2.04%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 133 (90.48%) Derivative
2 47 (31.97%) Equities
3 35 (23.81%) Fixed Income
4 29 (19.73%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (18.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.76%) Market Risk
7 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.72%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.72%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.72%) N-Tier
9 3 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.04%) User Experience
9 3 (2.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.36%) Contract for Difference
10 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.36%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.68%) Economics
11 1 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.13%) Unix
2 22 (14.97%) Linux
3 9 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (16.33%) OO
3 23 (15.65%) Multithreading
3 23 (15.65%) OOD
4 21 (14.29%) TDD
5 20 (13.61%) SDLC
6 17 (11.56%) Business Analysis
7 14 (9.52%) Software Engineering
8 13 (8.84%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (8.16%) Migration
9 12 (8.16%) Risk Management
10 11 (7.48%) Analytics
10 11 (7.48%) Database Tuning
10 11 (7.48%) Market Making
11 9 (6.12%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (5.44%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (5.44%) Low Latency
12 8 (5.44%) Project Management
13 7 (4.76%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.78%) Java
1 57 (38.78%) SQL
2 46 (31.29%) C#
3 27 (18.37%) Perl
4 22 (14.97%) JavaScript
5 19 (12.93%) C++
6 14 (9.52%) Python
7 9 (6.12%) VBA
8 7 (4.76%) Scala
9 3 (2.04%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.04%) XAML
10 2 (1.36%) C
10 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.36%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.36%) VBScript
11 1 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
11 1 (0.68%) Clojure
11 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.68%) PMP
2 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.20%) MiFID
2 5 (3.40%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (3.40%) EMIR
3 2 (1.36%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (1.36%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) Control-M
1 3 (2.04%) ITRS Geneos
1 3 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 28 (19.05%) Sybase
2 15 (10.20%) Oracle
3 11 (7.48%) Microsoft
4 8 (5.44%) Murex
5 7 (4.76%) Sophis
6 6 (4.08%) Reuters
7 4 (2.72%) DataSynapse
7 4 (2.72%) TIBCO
8 3 (2.04%) Bloomberg
8 3 (2.04%) BT
8 3 (2.04%) Fidessa
8 3 (2.04%) Radianz
9 2 (1.36%) IBM
10 1 (0.68%) BMC
10 1 (0.68%) Calypso
10 1 (0.68%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.68%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.68%) Microgen
10 1 (0.68%) Perforce
10 1 (0.68%) SunGard
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