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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Derivatives
Rank 425 452 431
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -21
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 147 122 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.78% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 92 85
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £634 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £366
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +9.21%
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
15377 15592 13859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 30.63% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9545 9499 8334
Average daily rate £425 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 621 797
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.91 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +20 133 £564 +2.59% 20
England +14 133 £564 +2.59% 21
City of London +7 33 £551 +0.22% 8
Scotland -2 13 £475 +18.75%
Glasgow +4 9 £475 +18.75%
Edinburgh -1 3 £475 +5.55%
Manchester - - - -
Essex - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -
North West - - - -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 252 (95.09%) Derivative
2 135 (50.94%) Banking
3 119 (44.91%) Front Office
4 106 (40.00%) Finance
5 90 (33.96%) Java
5 90 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
6 87 (32.83%) Investment Banking
7 76 (28.68%) Equities
8 61 (23.02%) SQL
9 54 (20.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 48 (18.11%) TDD
11 43 (16.23%) UNIX
12 39 (14.72%) C#
13 38 (14.34%) .NET
14 37 (13.96%) Data Modelling
15 36 (13.58%) SOA
15 36 (13.58%) OO
15 36 (13.58%) Oracle
16 35 (13.21%) Linux
16 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
17 34 (12.83%) XML
18 33 (12.45%) Workflow
19 31 (11.70%) Fixed Income
19 31 (11.70%) Credit Derivative
20 29 (10.94%) Spring
20 29 (10.94%) Maven
20 29 (10.94%) VBA
21 28 (10.57%) JavaScript
21 28 (10.57%) Python
21 28 (10.57%) REST

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 9 (3.40%) Tomcat
1 9 (3.40%) Node.js
2 7 (2.64%) Apache
3 6 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.51%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.13%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (1.51%) MS Office
2 3 (1.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
3 2 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Global One
1 2 (0.75%) thinkFolio
1 2 (0.75%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.38%) Murex MxG2000
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) SAN
2 1 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.81%) Relational Database
2 21 (7.92%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.92%) DB2
2 21 (7.92%) RDBMS
3 12 (4.53%) Oracle Database
4 8 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.89%) Star Schema
5 5 (1.89%) BusinessObjects XI
5 5 (1.89%) KDB
5 5 (1.89%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.75%) Pentaho
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.75%) QlikView
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) MS Access
8 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.38%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (10.94%) Maven
2 17 (6.42%) JIRA
2 17 (6.42%) JUnit
3 12 (4.53%) Subversion
4 9 (3.40%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.40%) ProC
5 7 (2.64%) jMock
5 7 (2.64%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.51%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.75%) ClearCase
7 2 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.75%) Hudson
7 2 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.75%) Ant
7 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.38%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.38%) JBehave
8 1 (0.38%) CruiseControl
General
1 135 (50.94%) Banking
2 119 (44.91%) Front Office
3 106 (40.00%) Finance
4 87 (32.83%) Investment Banking
5 19 (7.17%) Back Office
5 19 (7.17%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.64%) French Language
6 7 (2.64%) Legal
7 3 (1.13%) Retail
8 2 (0.75%) Billing
8 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 131 (49.43%) Developer
2 70 (26.42%) Analyst
3 60 (22.64%) Java Developer
4 48 (18.11%) Business Analyst
5 24 (9.06%) C# Developer
6 22 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.66%) Applications Support
8 13 (4.91%) Support Analyst
8 13 (4.91%) Data Modeller
8 13 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (4.91%) Scala Developer
9 12 (4.53%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
10 11 (4.15%) RAD Developer
11 10 (3.77%) VBA Developer
11 10 (3.77%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.02%) Applications Support Analyst
12 8 (3.02%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.02%) Banking Business Analyst
13 7 (2.64%) .NET Developer
13 7 (2.64%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (14.34%) .NET
2 34 (12.83%) XML
3 29 (10.94%) Spring
4 28 (10.57%) REST
5 24 (9.06%) WCF
6 22 (8.30%) WPF
6 22 (8.30%) JMS
7 21 (7.92%) SOAP
8 20 (7.55%) Web Services
9 18 (6.79%) HTML
10 14 (5.28%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.91%) Hibernate
11 13 (4.91%) HTML5
12 10 (3.77%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (3.77%) WinForms
13 9 (3.40%) JSON
13 9 (3.40%) J2EE
13 9 (3.40%) RESTful
14 8 (3.02%) J2SE
15 7 (2.64%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 252 (95.09%) Derivative
2 76 (28.68%) Equities
3 54 (20.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 35 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (11.70%) Fixed Income
5 31 (11.70%) Credit Derivative
6 16 (6.04%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 11 (4.15%) Computer Science
8 10 (3.77%) Management Information System
8 10 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
9 9 (3.40%) Credit Risk
10 7 (2.64%) Market Risk
10 7 (2.64%) Mathematics
11 6 (2.26%) Reference Data
11 6 (2.26%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.89%) SWIFT
13 4 (1.51%) User Experience
14 3 (1.13%) Contract for Difference
14 3 (1.13%) Swaptions
15 2 (0.75%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.23%) UNIX
2 35 (13.21%) Linux
3 15 (5.66%) Windows
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (33.96%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (18.11%) TDD
3 37 (13.96%) Data Modelling
4 36 (13.58%) OO
4 36 (13.58%) SOA
5 33 (12.45%) Workflow
6 24 (9.06%) Analytics
7 21 (7.92%) Risk Management
7 21 (7.92%) Multithreading
8 20 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (7.17%) RAD
10 18 (6.79%) Migration
11 17 (6.42%) OOD
11 17 (6.42%) Data Architecture
11 17 (6.42%) BDD
12 16 (6.04%) UML
13 15 (5.66%) Release Management
13 15 (5.66%) Unit Testing
14 14 (5.28%) Project Management
15 13 (4.91%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 90 (33.96%) Java
2 61 (23.02%) SQL
3 39 (14.72%) C#
4 29 (10.94%) VBA
5 28 (10.57%) Python
5 28 (10.57%) JavaScript
6 25 (9.43%) Perl
7 15 (5.66%) C++
8 14 (5.28%) Scala
9 6 (2.26%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.26%) VBScript
10 5 (1.89%) VB
11 4 (1.51%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.13%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.75%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.75%) XAML
13 2 (0.75%) VC++
13 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.75%) C
13 2 (0.75%) R
Qualifications
1 18 (6.79%) Degree
2 2 (0.75%) VCP4
2 2 (0.75%) PhD
2 2 (0.75%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.15%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) EMIR
2 6 (2.26%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.75%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.75%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (13.58%) Oracle
2 18 (6.79%) Sybase
3 10 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.40%) Infragistics
5 8 (3.02%) Murex
6 6 (2.26%) Informatica
6 6 (2.26%) TIBCO
6 6 (2.26%) Greenplum
6 6 (2.26%) Tableau
7 5 (1.89%) Sun
8 4 (1.51%) Sophis
8 4 (1.51%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.13%) Calypso
10 2 (0.75%) SmartStream
10 2 (0.75%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.75%) RIMES
11 1 (0.38%) Perforce
11 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.38%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.38%) Mantas
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