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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 25 22 21
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.52% 3.23% 3.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £701 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +40.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +13.33% +8.69%  
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 60 44 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 45.45% 35.48% 56.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 35
Median daily rate £575 £478 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.41% -4.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £351 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (71.43%) Fixed Income
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Derivative
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) DB2
4 2 (28.57%) JUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) J2SE
4 2 (28.57%) JMS
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
4 2 (28.57%) MiFID
4 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
4 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (28.57%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithms

Equities
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JUnit
General
1 3 (42.86%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) German Language
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) MiFID Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Reporting Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
1 2 (28.57%) JMS
1 2 (28.57%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) FpML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Fixed Income
1 5 (71.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (42.86%) Derivative
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
4 1 (14.29%) ASIC
4 1 (14.29%) DTCC
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) OOD
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) MiFID
2 1 (14.29%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Informatica
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle