Period
to 25 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Central London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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.

Equity Derivatives
London > Central London
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 250 254 204
Rank change year-on-year +4 -50 +42
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 21 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.26% 0.50% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 1.29% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 55
Central London median daily rate £650 £650 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.80%
10th Percentile £575 £563 £516
90th Percentile £725 £775 £713
London median daily rate £650 £610 £588
% change year-on-year +6.56% +3.83% +2.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate - - -

Equity Derivative is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,739 3,578 3,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 33.55% 38.96% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,052 2,696 2,332
Central London median daily rate £525 £513 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% -2.38% +11.11%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £309
90th Percentile £675 £700 £688
London median daily rate £525 £513 £500
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 62 40
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +3.45% -0.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.41 £12.52
90th Percentile £55.70 £36.76 £33.36
London median hourly rate £22.50 £23.25 £21.90
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.16% +9.50%

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in Central London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equity Derivative in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in Central London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in Central London over the 6 months to 25 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in Central London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in Central London

Equity Derivative
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative within the Central London region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -17 21 £650 -1.89% 2
Equity Derivative
London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 19 (90.48%) Front Office
2 18 (85.71%) Derivative
3 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (61.90%) Java
5 11 (52.38%) Banking
6 9 (42.86%) C#
6 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
6 9 (42.86%) Data Protection
7 8 (38.10%) Equities
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) TDD
8 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
8 6 (28.57%) Analytics
9 5 (23.81%) Finance
10 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
10 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
10 4 (19.05%) React
10 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (14.29%) Flow Trading
11 3 (14.29%) Redux
11 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
11 3 (14.29%) MediatR
11 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 3 (14.29%) webpack
11 3 (14.29%) ES6
11 3 (14.29%) SOLID
11 3 (14.29%) NUnit
11 3 (14.29%) Kanban
11 3 (14.29%) Scala
11 3 (14.29%) HTML5

Equity Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Global One
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) DB2
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) KDB
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) NUnit
1 3 (14.29%) webpack
2 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (90.48%) Front Office
2 11 (52.38%) Banking
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 7 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (19.05%) React Developer
6 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Python Developer
7 2 (9.52%) RAD Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Scala Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Excel Developer
8 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior React Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Scala Developer
8 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.76%) UI Developer
8 1 (4.76%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) React
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (14.29%) Autofac
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
2 3 (14.29%) MediatR
2 3 (14.29%) Redux
2 3 (14.29%) SignalR
3 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (85.71%) Derivative
2 9 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (38.10%) Equities
4 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (14.29%) Flow Trading
4 3 (14.29%) Kanban
4 3 (14.29%) OO
4 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (14.29%) SOLID
5 2 (9.52%) RAD
6 1 (4.76%) Algorithmic Trading
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.76%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Market Making
6 1 (4.76%) Systematic Trading
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) SQL
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) ES6
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Java 8
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (4.76%) Syncfusion