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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equity Derivatives
Rank 549 470 484
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +14
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 77 142 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.88% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 111 77
Average daily rate £598 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £630 £616
UK excluding London average daily rate - £475 £400
% change year-on-year
- +18.75%
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
16596 16129 15942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.26% 31.14% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 10700 10027 9635
Average daily rate £425 £415 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 663 688 665
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 4 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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -44 77 £598 +5.89% 12
England -56 77 £598 +5.89% 12
City of London +13 19 £625 +13.63% 4
Docklands, London +7 1 £550 +5.26%

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 244 (96.44%) Derivative
2 127 (50.20%) Front Office
3 124 (49.01%) Finance
4 117 (46.25%) Banking
5 100 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (35.18%) Investment Banking
6 89 (35.18%) Java
7 86 (33.99%) C#
8 75 (29.64%) Equities
9 74 (29.25%) SQL
10 59 (23.32%) Fixed Income
11 57 (22.53%) TDD
12 55 (21.74%) .NET
12 55 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 39 (15.42%) Business Analysis
14 35 (13.83%) Risk Management
15 34 (13.44%) Degree
16 33 (13.04%) JavaScript
17 31 (12.25%) HTML
18 30 (11.86%) Multithreading
19 27 (10.67%) SQL Server
19 27 (10.67%) Unix
20 26 (10.28%) Market Risk
20 26 (10.28%) Analytics
21 21 (8.30%) Perl
22 20 (7.91%) Sybase
22 20 (7.91%) WPF
23 19 (7.51%) Python
23 19 (7.51%) HTML5
24 18 (7.11%) Analytical Skills

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (5.53%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (3.16%) Node.js
3 4 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.40%) Apache
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.37%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (5.53%) Front Arena
2 8 (3.16%) Markit EDM
3 4 (1.58%) Algo Collateral
4 2 (0.79%) RMDS
5 1 (0.40%) Adaptiv
5 1 (0.40%) Summit
5 1 (0.40%) SunGard Martini
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.79%) Multicast
2 1 (0.40%) Firewall
2 1 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.32%) NoSQL
3 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.56%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (3.16%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (1.19%) DB2
8 2 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.79%) Big Data
8 2 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.79%) KDB
8 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.40%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.40%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.14%) JIRA
2 11 (4.35%) Subversion
3 10 (3.95%) Maven
4 9 (3.56%) JUnit
5 8 (3.16%) ClearCase
5 8 (3.16%) ClearQuest
6 7 (2.77%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.58%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.58%) jMock
8 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Blend
8 4 (1.58%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (1.19%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.79%) EasyMock
10 2 (0.79%) JBehave
10 2 (0.79%) Mockito
10 2 (0.79%) RSpec
10 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 127 (50.20%) Front Office
2 124 (49.01%) Finance
3 117 (46.25%) Banking
4 89 (35.18%) Investment Banking
5 17 (6.72%) Back Office
6 7 (2.77%) Legal
7 2 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.40%) French Language
Job Titles
1 134 (52.96%) Developer
2 81 (32.02%) Analyst
3 71 (28.06%) Business Analyst
4 57 (22.53%) C# Developer
5 37 (14.62%) Java Developer
6 36 (14.23%) Derivatives Business Analyst
7 32 (12.65%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
8 26 (10.28%) Risk Analyst
9 23 (9.09%) Risk Business Analyst
10 21 (8.30%) Senior Developer
11 18 (7.11%) Banking Analyst
12 16 (6.32%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 15 (5.93%) Front Office Developer
14 13 (5.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (4.74%) .NET Developer
15 12 (4.74%) Financial Analyst
15 12 (4.74%) Project Manager
15 12 (4.74%) Service Analyst
15 12 (4.74%) Technical Analyst
15 12 (4.74%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (21.74%) .NET
2 31 (12.25%) HTML
3 20 (7.91%) WPF
4 19 (7.51%) HTML5
5 18 (7.11%) .NET Framework
6 16 (6.32%) FIX Protocol
7 14 (5.53%) WCF
7 14 (5.53%) WinForms
8 13 (5.14%) Spring
8 13 (5.14%) XML
9 12 (4.74%) AngularJS
10 11 (4.35%) LINQ
10 11 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (3.56%) RequireJS
12 8 (3.16%) ActiveMQ
13 6 (2.37%) J2EE
13 6 (2.37%) MDX
13 6 (2.37%) Memcached
14 5 (1.98%) JMS
14 5 (1.98%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 244 (96.44%) Derivative
2 75 (29.64%) Equities
3 59 (23.32%) Fixed Income
4 55 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 26 (10.28%) Market Risk
6 18 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (6.32%) Hedge funds
8 14 (5.53%) Equity Risk
9 13 (5.14%) Management Information System
10 12 (4.74%) Visualisation
11 9 (3.56%) User Experience
12 8 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (2.77%) Credit Risk
13 7 (2.77%) Grid Computing
13 7 (2.77%) Physics
14 6 (2.37%) Mathematics
15 5 (1.98%) Contract for Difference
15 5 (1.98%) Data Structures
15 5 (1.98%) Reference Data
16 4 (1.58%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.67%) Unix
2 16 (6.32%) Linux
3 5 (1.98%) Windows
4 2 (0.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (22.53%) TDD
3 39 (15.42%) Business Analysis
4 35 (13.83%) Risk Management
5 30 (11.86%) Multithreading
6 26 (10.28%) Analytics
7 17 (6.72%) Low Latency
8 15 (5.93%) Market Making
8 15 (5.93%) Requirements Analysis
8 15 (5.93%) Software Engineering
8 15 (5.93%) Unit Testing
9 14 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (5.53%) Migration
9 14 (5.53%) SOA
9 14 (5.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (5.14%) OO
10 13 (5.14%) Workflow
11 12 (4.74%) Algorithmic Trading
11 12 (4.74%) OOD
11 12 (4.74%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (35.18%) Java
2 86 (33.99%) C#
3 74 (29.25%) SQL
4 33 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.30%) Perl
6 19 (7.51%) Python
7 16 (6.32%) Scala
8 15 (5.93%) C++
9 11 (4.35%) VBA
10 8 (3.16%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.58%) C
13 3 (1.19%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.19%) R
14 2 (0.79%) Clojure
14 2 (0.79%) PHP
15 1 (0.40%) Korn
15 1 (0.40%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (13.44%) Degree
2 2 (0.79%) CFA
2 2 (0.79%) MBA
3 1 (0.40%) PhD
3 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.56%) Data Quality
1 9 (3.56%) EMIR
1 9 (3.56%) MiFID
2 8 (3.16%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (2.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (7.91%) Sybase
2 17 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.72%) Oracle
3 15 (5.93%) DataSynapse
3 15 (5.93%) SunGard
4 11 (4.35%) Reuters
5 10 (3.95%) Bloomberg
6 9 (3.56%) Algorithmics
7 8 (3.16%) DevExpress
7 8 (3.16%) TIBCO
8 5 (1.98%) Calypso
9 3 (1.19%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.79%) FactSet
10 2 (0.79%) Murex
11 1 (0.40%) Adobe
11 1 (0.40%) BT
11 1 (0.40%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.40%) Radianz
11 1 (0.40%) Splunk
11 1 (0.40%) Sun
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