Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 240 213 236
Rank change year-on-year -27 +23 +14
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 54 48 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.58% 0.63% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.54% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 22
Central London median daily rate £675 £600 £574
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +4.58% -0.65%
10th Percentile £563 £520 £425
90th Percentile £775 £711 £671
London median daily rate £618 £575 £573
% change year-on-year +7.39% +0.44% -0.43%
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 3,920 3,117 3,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 41.93% 40.90% 39.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,976 2,342 2,644
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £320 £305 £300
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
London median daily rate £510 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 37 45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -7.07%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.45 £11.25
90th Percentile £42.88 £29.86 £53.50
London median hourly rate £22.72 £21.45 £20.03
% change year-on-year +5.90% +7.12% +2.69%

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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -21 52 £675 +12.50%
Equity Derivative
London

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 54 (100.00%) Derivative
2 38 (70.37%) Java
3 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (50.00%) Banking
4 27 (50.00%) Front Office
5 19 (35.19%) TDD
5 19 (35.19%) Investment Banking
6 17 (31.48%) Low Latency
7 16 (29.63%) Equities
7 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
8 15 (27.78%) Scala
9 12 (22.22%) Migration
9 12 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
9 12 (22.22%) Kotlin
9 12 (22.22%) Java 8
10 11 (20.37%) Finance
11 10 (18.52%) C#
11 10 (18.52%) C++
11 10 (18.52%) BDD
12 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
13 8 (14.81%) Microservices
13 8 (14.81%) Quantitative Finance
14 7 (12.96%) HTML5
14 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
14 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
14 7 (12.96%) HTML
15 6 (11.11%) SQL
15 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.41%) NoSQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) KDB
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.56%) Maven
2 2 (3.70%) JIRA
2 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.85%) GitLab
3 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (50.00%) Banking
1 27 (50.00%) Front Office
2 19 (35.19%) Investment Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (88.89%) Developer
2 29 (53.70%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.93%) Front Office Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Java Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Quantitative Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Scala Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Analyst Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Qualitative Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Quantitative Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Java Scala Developer
8 4 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# Quant Developer
10 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Core Java Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 2 (3.70%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) AngularJS
1 7 (12.96%) HTML
1 7 (12.96%) HTML5
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
3 4 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.70%) Akka
4 2 (3.70%) Apache CXF
4 2 (3.70%) Apache OpenJPA
4 2 (3.70%) Flash
4 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
4 2 (3.70%) J2EE
4 2 (3.70%) JSON
4 2 (3.70%) LINQ
4 2 (3.70%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (3.70%) React
4 2 (3.70%) REST
4 2 (3.70%) Spring
4 2 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (100.00%) Derivative
2 16 (29.63%) Equities
3 9 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
4 4 (7.41%) Fixed Income
5 3 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) TDD
3 17 (31.48%) Low Latency
4 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
5 12 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (22.22%) Migration
6 10 (18.52%) BDD
7 8 (14.81%) Microservices
7 8 (14.81%) Quantitative Finance
8 7 (12.96%) Risk Management
9 6 (11.11%) Pair Programming
10 5 (9.26%) Market Making
10 5 (9.26%) Mathematics
10 5 (9.26%) Monte Carlo Method
10 5 (9.26%) Quantitative Research
10 5 (9.26%) Stochastic Calculus
11 4 (7.41%) OO
12 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 3 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
13 2 (3.70%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 38 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) Scala
3 12 (22.22%) Java 8
3 12 (22.22%) Kotlin
4 10 (18.52%) C#
4 10 (18.52%) C++
5 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 6 (11.11%) SQL
7 4 (7.41%) Python
8 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) VBA
9 2 (3.70%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 4 (7.41%) PhD
2 2 (3.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Dodd-Frank
1 2 (3.70%) EMIR
1 2 (3.70%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Control-M
2 2 (3.70%) Ansible
2 2 (3.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (1.85%) Kibana
3 1 (1.85%) logstash
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) F5
2 2 (3.70%) Solace
3 1 (1.85%) Bloomberg
3 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Murex
3 1 (1.85%) Reuters
3 1 (1.85%) Sybase