Period
to 25 February 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 25 February 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 357 434
Rank change year-on-year +123 +77 -57
Contract jobs citing Equities 414 408 480
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.08% 0.66% 0.53%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.17% 2.08% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 325 341
Median daily rate £600 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £438 £500 £463
90th Percentile £800 £800 £763
UK median daily rate £600 £650 £625
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £15.00 -

Equities 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,062 19,652 29,007
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.18% 31.81% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,718 12,936 19,539
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
10th Percentile £250 £250 £275
90th Percentile £700 £675 £675
UK median daily rate £475 £462 £475
% change year-on-year +2.81% -2.74% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 818 890
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.46 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.17% +5.99% -3.60%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.43 £11.99
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £26.00 £22.16 £20.00
% change year-on-year +17.34% +10.79% -4.76%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Equities as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in England

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Equities in England.

Daily rate trend for Equities in England

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Equities in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Equities in England

Equities
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Equities in England.

Hourly rate trend for Equities in England

Equities
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2021. 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
London +56 407 £600 -7.69% 52
North West - 6 £437 -
North of England - 6 £437 -
South East +109 1 £475 -24.00% 2
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 England region with a requirement for Equities.

1 336 (81.16%) Finance
2 326 (78.74%) Front Office
3 285 (68.84%) Python
4 273 (65.94%) Derivative
5 239 (57.73%) Fixed Income
6 235 (56.76%) JavaScript
7 234 (56.52%) Java
8 219 (52.90%) Asset Management
9 201 (48.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 192 (46.38%) AWS
11 191 (46.14%) Software Engineering
12 181 (43.72%) Web Services
13 177 (42.75%) Investment Management
14 174 (42.03%) Hedge funds
15 165 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
16 164 (39.61%) React
17 142 (34.30%) AngularJS
18 141 (34.06%) SQL
19 117 (28.26%) Vue.js
20 112 (27.05%) Kotlin
21 106 (25.60%) Analytics
22 103 (24.88%) Banking
23 80 (19.32%) Investment Banking
24 78 (18.84%) Node.js
25 68 (16.43%) TypeScript
26 67 (16.18%) Requirements Gathering
27 65 (15.70%) Serverless
28 63 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
28 63 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
29 61 (14.73%) Amazon EC2

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 58 (14.01%) Apache
2 41 (9.90%) Apache Spark
3 4 (0.97%) JBoss
3 4 (0.97%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.48%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.45%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.42%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.93%) Markit EDM
3 6 (1.45%) Eagle PACE
4 3 (0.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.24%) PolarLake
Cloud Services
1 192 (46.38%) AWS
2 65 (15.70%) Serverless
3 63 (15.22%) AWS Lambda
4 61 (14.73%) Amazon EC2
4 61 (14.73%) Amazon S3
4 61 (14.73%) Azure
5 59 (14.25%) GCP
6 3 (0.72%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.72%) BGP
2 3 (0.72%) OSPF
2 3 (0.72%) VRRP
2 3 (0.72%) VXLAN
2 3 (0.72%) WAN
2 3 (0.72%) Wireshark
3 2 (0.48%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.24%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (14.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 58 (14.01%) Apache Ignite
3 13 (3.14%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.93%) Hadoop
6 6 (1.45%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 5 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.21%) KDB
7 5 (1.21%) Tableau
8 4 (0.97%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.97%) Impala
8 4 (0.97%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.97%) MySQL
9 3 (0.72%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.72%) HBase
9 3 (0.72%) Spark SQL
10 2 (0.48%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.48%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 27 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 24 (5.80%) JIRA
3 17 (4.11%) Bitbucket
4 14 (3.38%) Artifactory
5 9 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.45%) Maven
7 5 (1.21%) Gradle
7 5 (1.21%) IntelliJ
7 5 (1.21%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.21%) RStudio
8 3 (0.72%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.72%) SonarQube
8 3 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.24%) GitLab
9 1 (0.24%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.24%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 336 (81.16%) Finance
2 326 (78.74%) Front Office
3 103 (24.88%) Banking
4 80 (19.32%) Investment Banking
5 19 (4.59%) Back Office
6 10 (2.42%) Prime Brokerage
7 9 (2.17%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
8 4 (0.97%) Advertising
8 4 (0.97%) International Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.48%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Legal
9 2 (0.48%) Marketing
10 1 (0.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 271 (65.46%) Developer
2 131 (31.64%) Software Engineer
3 130 (31.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 115 (27.78%) Python Developer
5 95 (22.95%) JavaScript Developer
6 93 (22.46%) Analyst
7 74 (17.87%) Python Engineer
8 71 (17.15%) Python Software Engineer
9 69 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
10 60 (14.49%) Java Developer
11 52 (12.56%) Financial Analyst
12 51 (12.32%) JavaScript Engineer
13 40 (9.66%) Business Analyst
14 31 (7.49%) SQL Analyst
14 31 (7.49%) SQL Data Analyst
15 22 (5.31%) Data Analyst
15 22 (5.31%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 22 (5.31%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
16 20 (4.83%) Software Developer
17 18 (4.35%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (43.72%) Web Services
2 164 (39.61%) React
3 142 (34.30%) AngularJS
4 117 (28.26%) Vue.js
5 78 (18.84%) Node.js
6 39 (9.42%) Protocol Buffers
7 36 (8.70%) gRPC
8 31 (7.49%) FIX Protocol
9 26 (6.28%) Shiny
10 24 (5.80%) XML
11 19 (4.59%) .NET
12 15 (3.62%) Middleware
13 14 (3.38%) Pandas
14 13 (3.14%) Kafka
15 11 (2.66%) .NET Core
15 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET Core
15 11 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (2.42%) GraphQL
17 8 (1.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 273 (65.94%) Derivative
2 239 (57.73%) Fixed Income
3 201 (48.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 174 (42.03%) Hedge funds
5 49 (11.84%) Equity Derivative
6 23 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
7 20 (4.83%) Blog
8 15 (3.62%) SWIFT
9 13 (3.14%) Credit Derivative
10 10 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (2.42%) Reference Data
11 8 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (1.69%) Credit Risk
12 7 (1.69%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.21%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.97%) User Experience
15 3 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.72%) OTC Derivatives
16 2 (0.48%) Market Risk
16 2 (0.48%) TWAP
Operating Systems
1 25 (6.04%) Linux
2 24 (5.80%) Unix
3 2 (0.48%) CentOS
3 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.48%) Windows
3 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (52.90%) Asset Management
2 191 (46.14%) Software Engineering
3 177 (42.75%) Investment Management
4 165 (39.86%) Agile Software Development
5 106 (25.60%) Analytics
6 67 (16.18%) Requirements Gathering
7 63 (15.22%) Portfolio Management
8 46 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
9 36 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
9 36 (8.70%) Performance Attribution
10 34 (8.21%) Low Latency
11 32 (7.73%) Business Analysis
12 31 (7.49%) Multithreading
13 30 (7.25%) Test Automation
14 28 (6.76%) Microservices
15 27 (6.52%) Data Analysis
16 21 (5.07%) Migration
17 20 (4.83%) Artificial Intelligence
17 20 (4.83%) Open Source
18 19 (4.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 285 (68.84%) Python
2 235 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 234 (56.52%) Java
4 141 (34.06%) SQL
5 112 (27.05%) Kotlin
6 68 (16.43%) TypeScript
7 57 (13.77%) Scala
8 52 (12.56%) C#
8 52 (12.56%) C++
9 26 (6.28%) R
10 23 (5.56%) Clojure
11 10 (2.42%) VBA
12 9 (2.17%) C
13 7 (1.69%) Java 9
14 6 (1.45%) Java 8
15 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
16 4 (0.97%) Perl
17 3 (0.72%) Ruby
17 3 (0.72%) sed
17 3 (0.72%) XPath
Qualifications
1 24 (5.80%) Degree
2 17 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.97%) Master's Degree
4 3 (0.72%) CCNP
4 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (0.72%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.72%) MiFID
3 1 (0.24%) Basel III
3 1 (0.24%) COREP
3 1 (0.24%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
3 1 (0.24%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (10.63%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.72%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 38 (9.18%) Kubernetes
2 36 (8.70%) Terraform
3 8 (1.93%) Ansible
4 3 (0.72%) FortiGate
4 3 (0.72%) Grafana
4 3 (0.72%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.24%) Control-M
Vendors
1 53 (12.80%) Bloomberg
2 17 (4.11%) ION Trading
3 16 (3.86%) TIBCO
4 7 (1.69%) Google
4 7 (1.69%) Reuters
5 6 (1.45%) FactSet
5 6 (1.45%) Sybase
6 3 (0.72%) Alteryx
6 3 (0.72%) Arista
6 3 (0.72%) Cisco
6 3 (0.72%) Dataiku
6 3 (0.72%) Fortinet
6 3 (0.72%) Interxion
6 3 (0.72%) Murex
6 3 (0.72%) Oracle
6 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.72%) Solace
6 3 (0.72%) Sparx
7 2 (0.48%) Calypso
7 2 (0.48%) VMware