The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Risk in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equity Risk over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equity Risk
Rank 592 - 548
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equity Risk 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - 0.013%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Average daily rate
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£650 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Equity Risk
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Equity Risk within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Equity Risk Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Equity Risk
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equity Risk within the UK.

Equity Risk Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Equity Risk
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Risk within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 - 4 £650 -
England - 4 £650 -

Equity Risk
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Equity Risk 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 Risk.

1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) Equity Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Market Making
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk

Equity Risk
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Equity Risk 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 Risk. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Market Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Derivative
1 3 (75.00%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Equities
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 1 (25.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (25.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) OOD
2 2 (50.00%) Market Making
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) DataSynapse