The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Equities
London / Canary Wharf
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 23 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.77% 1.61% 2.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 4.17% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £433 £613 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.38% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £583 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £643 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +5.12% -8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Equities is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 53 48 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 46.90% 38.71% 43.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 56
Median daily rate £575 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Equities as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in Canary Wharf

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equities in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in Canary Wharf

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Equities.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Derivative
2 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) German Language
3 1 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
3 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Sencha
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Derivatives Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (25.00%) FX Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) GUI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) GUI Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Ext JS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) J2SE
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Derivative
1 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (25.00%) GigaSpaces
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Sencha