The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank - - 116
Contract jobs citing Equities 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Equities
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
735 711 639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.18% 27.88% 27.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 442 300
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 55 61
Median hourly rate £14.35 £22.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.21% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.70 £37.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -14.28%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Equities across the West Midlands region.

Equities Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Equities
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Equities.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (100.00%) Fintech

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Front Office
1 3 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Banking Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Support
1 3 (100.00%) Unix Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Derivative
1 3 (100.00%) Fintech
1 3 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Management
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) SQL