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 3 months to 25 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
UK / England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 406 332
Rank change year-on-year +159 -74  
Contract jobs citing Equities 398 229 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.94% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.79% 1.41% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 151 246
Median daily rate £600 £575 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £725
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14253 16209 16371
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.54% 33.27% 32.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 9344 10788 10479
Median daily rate £463 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.11% +3.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 440 523 587
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £18.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +13.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.13 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in England

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in England over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in England

Equities
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities in England.

Contractor 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +88 398 £600 - 98
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 England region with a requirement for Equities.

1 373 (50.27%) Finance
2 351 (47.30%) Front Office
3 332 (44.74%) Banking
4 316 (42.59%) Java
5 272 (36.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 227 (30.59%) Fixed Income
7 218 (29.38%) Investment Banking
8 201 (27.09%) Derivative
9 180 (24.26%) Multithreading
10 176 (23.72%) Electronic Trading
11 175 (23.58%) SQL
12 160 (21.56%) C#
13 151 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
14 147 (19.81%) Low Latency
15 131 (17.65%) C++
16 116 (15.63%) MiFID
17 115 (15.50%) SDLC
18 107 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
19 94 (12.67%) Unix
20 93 (12.53%) Linux
21 83 (11.19%) FIX Protocol
22 82 (11.05%) Oracle
23 76 (10.24%) Equity Derivative
24 74 (9.97%) Multithreaded Programming
25 71 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
25 71 (9.57%) .NET
26 69 (9.30%) JavaScript
27 61 (8.22%) Risk Management
28 60 (8.09%) Degree
29 59 (7.95%) Windows

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 21 (2.83%) Confluence
2 14 (1.89%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.81%) Apache
3 6 (0.81%) Tomcat
4 4 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.54%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.54%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.27%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.13%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.13%) IIS
6 1 (0.13%) JBoss
6 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 24 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (1.62%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.50%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.08%) Global One
3 7 (0.94%) thinkFolio
4 5 (0.67%) IntelliMatch
4 5 (0.67%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.54%) Endur
5 4 (0.54%) SunGard Martini
6 3 (0.40%) Minerva
6 3 (0.40%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.40%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.27%) Bloomberg AIM
7 2 (0.27%) Eagle PACE
7 2 (0.27%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.13%) Actimize
8 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg TOMS
8 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.13%) GitHub
1 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.21%) FIX Connectivity
2 8 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.54%) Multicast
4 3 (0.40%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.27%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.01%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.93%) Relational Database
3 33 (4.45%) Big Data
4 27 (3.64%) KDB
5 24 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.56%) Hadoop
7 18 (2.43%) Kdb+
8 17 (2.29%) Oracle Database
9 13 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (1.21%) HBase
12 8 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (0.94%) Hazelcast
14 6 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.81%) Data Lake
14 6 (0.81%) MariaDB
14 6 (0.81%) Sybase ASE
14 6 (0.81%) Tick Data
15 5 (0.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 47 (6.33%) JIRA
2 33 (4.45%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.43%) Grunt
4 17 (2.29%) Maven
4 17 (2.29%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.75%) Subversion
7 12 (1.62%) JUnit
7 12 (1.62%) TestRail
8 11 (1.48%) Gradle
9 9 (1.21%) gulp
9 9 (1.21%) Jenkins
10 7 (0.94%) webpack
11 6 (0.81%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.81%) IntelliJ
11 6 (0.81%) Mocha
11 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio
12 5 (0.67%) Mockito
12 5 (0.67%) NUnit
12 5 (0.67%) Selenium
General
1 373 (50.27%) Finance
2 351 (47.30%) Front Office
3 332 (44.74%) Banking
4 218 (29.38%) Investment Banking
5 39 (5.26%) Back Office
6 27 (3.64%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.16%) Legal
8 14 (1.89%) Retail
9 11 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.35%) Marketing
11 8 (1.08%) German Language
11 8 (1.08%) Prime Brokerage
12 7 (0.94%) Games
13 4 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.54%) French Language
14 2 (0.27%) Advertising
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
15 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 440 (59.30%) Developer
2 228 (30.73%) Java Developer
3 163 (21.97%) Analyst
4 127 (17.12%) Business Analyst
5 78 (10.51%) C# Developer
6 71 (9.57%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 67 (9.03%) Senior Developer
8 66 (8.89%) Front Office Developer
9 59 (7.95%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 48 (6.47%) C++ Developer
10 48 (6.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 38 (5.12%) .NET Developer
12 37 (4.99%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 30 (4.04%) Project Manager
14 29 (3.91%) MiFID Business Analyst
15 27 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
16 26 (3.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 25 (3.37%) Support Analyst
18 24 (3.23%) JavaScript Developer
19 21 (2.83%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (11.19%) FIX Protocol
2 71 (9.57%) .NET
3 48 (6.47%) HTML
3 48 (6.47%) HTML5
4 47 (6.33%) JNI
5 44 (5.93%) AngularJS
6 35 (4.72%) CSS
6 35 (4.72%) Spring
6 35 (4.72%) WPF
7 29 (3.91%) React
8 28 (3.77%) XML
9 27 (3.64%) CSS3
9 27 (3.64%) Middleware
10 20 (2.70%) REST
11 19 (2.56%) WinForms
12 18 (2.43%) JMS
13 15 (2.02%) Redux
14 14 (1.89%) Node.js
15 12 (1.62%) Sass
15 12 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 272 (36.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 227 (30.59%) Fixed Income
3 201 (27.09%) Derivative
4 107 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
5 76 (10.24%) Equity Derivative
6 71 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (7.41%) Fintech
8 29 (3.91%) Computer Science
8 29 (3.91%) Hedge funds
9 26 (3.50%) Algorithms
9 26 (3.50%) Reference Data
10 25 (3.37%) User Experience
11 21 (2.83%) N-Tier
12 20 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
13 19 (2.56%) Virtual Team
14 17 (2.29%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.62%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.62%) TWAP
15 12 (1.62%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 94 (12.67%) Unix
2 93 (12.53%) Linux
3 59 (7.95%) Windows
4 8 (1.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.27%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (24.26%) Multithreading
2 176 (23.72%) Electronic Trading
3 151 (20.35%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (19.81%) Low Latency
5 115 (15.50%) SDLC
6 74 (9.97%) Multithreaded Programming
7 61 (8.22%) Risk Management
8 57 (7.68%) Business Analysis
9 56 (7.55%) OO
10 54 (7.28%) Project Management
11 51 (6.87%) Scrum
12 48 (6.47%) TDD
13 47 (6.33%) Asset Management
14 45 (6.06%) Data Management
15 44 (5.93%) Analytics
16 43 (5.80%) Algorithmic Trading
17 42 (5.66%) Test Automation
18 39 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (4.99%) User Acceptance Testing
20 35 (4.72%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 316 (42.59%) Java
2 175 (23.58%) SQL
3 160 (21.56%) C#
4 131 (17.65%) C++
5 69 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 48 (6.47%) Python
6 48 (6.47%) Shell Script
7 44 (5.93%) C
7 44 (5.93%) Perl
8 37 (4.99%) Scala
9 24 (3.23%) PL/SQL
10 22 (2.96%) VBA
11 15 (2.02%) ES6
12 13 (1.75%) T-SQL
13 11 (1.48%) PHP
13 11 (1.48%) VB
14 6 (0.81%) TypeScript
15 5 (0.67%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.67%) Ruby
15 5 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 60 (8.09%) Degree
2 17 (2.29%) ISEB
3 15 (2.02%) PMI Certification
4 11 (1.48%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.21%) PMP
6 6 (0.81%) MBA
7 2 (0.27%) CFA
7 2 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.27%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) ACCA
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) CIMA
8 1 (0.13%) CISA
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (15.63%) MiFID
2 53 (7.14%) QA
3 16 (2.16%) EMIR
4 13 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.54%) Basel III
5 4 (0.54%) IFRS
5 4 (0.54%) PMO
6 3 (0.40%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.27%) COREP
7 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.27%) GAAP
7 2 (0.27%) GDPR
7 2 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.27%) SLA
7 2 (0.27%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.13%) ISO 20022
8 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (1.08%) Docker
2 2 (0.27%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (0.67%) Ansible
1 5 (0.67%) Control-M
1 5 (0.67%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (0.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.54%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.13%) Kibana
3 1 (0.13%) logstash
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.13%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (11.05%) Oracle
2 57 (7.68%) Sybase
3 50 (6.74%) ION Trading
4 46 (6.20%) Fidessa
5 27 (3.64%) Bloomberg
6 24 (3.23%) TIBCO
7 20 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 17 (2.29%) Reuters
9 15 (2.02%) Murex
10 14 (1.89%) Calypso
11 12 (1.62%) IBM
12 10 (1.35%) Informatica
13 9 (1.21%) Charles River
13 9 (1.21%) Citrix
14 8 (1.08%) Google
14 8 (1.08%) SimCorp
14 8 (1.08%) SunGard
15 6 (0.81%) Fixnetix
16 5 (0.67%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.67%) Remedy
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Haysfm
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Haysfm
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Michael Bailey Associates
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Haysfm
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Paw Associates Ltd
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Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
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Michael Bailey Associates
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TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per annum
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Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £650.00 - £730.00 per day
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London
Austin Fraser
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Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
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Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
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Source Technology
Rate: From £500 to £750 per day
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Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £600 - £620 per day + Additional Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £435 per day + none
Posted: 4 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
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City, London
TEKsystems
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