The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 27 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.

Equity Derivatives
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 491 540 518
Rank change year-on-year +49 -22  
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 110 83 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.25% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.76% 0.50% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 69 83
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £395 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £400
% change year-on-year +2.59% -3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

Equity Derivative 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 14509 16515 16170
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 33.55% 33.30% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9503 10997 10406
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 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 445 539 561
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.07 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in England

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in England

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in England

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in England

Equity Derivative
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 Equity Derivative within the England region over the 3 months to 27 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 +31 110 £575 - 25
Equity Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 179 (93.72%) Derivative
2 116 (60.73%) Front Office
3 94 (49.21%) Banking
4 86 (45.03%) Java
5 82 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (42.41%) Finance
7 78 (40.84%) Equities
8 70 (36.65%) Investment Banking
9 50 (26.18%) C#
10 43 (22.51%) Unix
11 39 (20.42%) SQL
11 39 (20.42%) SDLC
12 36 (18.85%) Fixed Income
12 36 (18.85%) JavaScript
13 35 (18.32%) TDD
13 35 (18.32%) Multithreading
14 33 (17.28%) HTML
15 31 (16.23%) Perl
15 31 (16.23%) MiFID
16 30 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (15.18%) HTML5
17 29 (15.18%) Software Engineering
18 28 (14.66%) Sybase
19 26 (13.61%) Shell Script
19 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
20 25 (13.09%) Linux
20 25 (13.09%) OO
20 25 (13.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 24 (12.57%) Spring
21 24 (12.57%) Python

Equity Derivative
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 2 (1.05%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.52%) Apache
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) GemFire
2 1 (0.52%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.09%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.52%) Actimize
2 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.57%) Relational Database
2 20 (10.47%) RDBMS
3 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.28%) DB2
5 8 (4.19%) Big Data
6 6 (3.14%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.57%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.05%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.05%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.05%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) MS Access
9 1 (0.52%) QlikView
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.24%) JUnit
2 7 (3.66%) JIRA
3 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.05%) Subversion
4 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.52%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 116 (60.73%) Front Office
2 94 (49.21%) Banking
3 81 (42.41%) Finance
4 70 (36.65%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.66%) Back Office
6 5 (2.62%) Legal
7 3 (1.57%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 143 (74.87%) Developer
2 64 (33.51%) Java Developer
3 38 (19.90%) C# Developer
4 36 (18.85%) Front Office Developer
5 28 (14.66%) Analyst
6 27 (14.14%) Business Analyst
7 25 (13.09%) JavaScript Developer
8 22 (11.52%) Senior Developer
9 18 (9.42%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (8.38%) C++ Developer
11 15 (7.85%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (7.85%) C++ Software Developer
11 15 (7.85%) C++/C# Developer
11 15 (7.85%) HTML Developer
11 15 (7.85%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.76%) .NET Developer
12 11 (5.76%) Agile Developer
12 11 (5.76%) Python Developer
13 10 (5.24%) Derivatives Business Analyst
13 10 (5.24%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.28%) HTML
2 29 (15.18%) HTML5
3 26 (13.61%) AngularJS
4 24 (12.57%) Spring
5 19 (9.95%) .NET
6 17 (8.90%) CSS
6 17 (8.90%) JMS
7 16 (8.38%) J2SE
8 14 (7.33%) WPF
9 11 (5.76%) React
10 8 (4.19%) WCF
11 7 (3.66%) REST
12 6 (3.14%) .NET Framework
12 6 (3.14%) Hibernate
12 6 (3.14%) Node.js
13 5 (2.62%) Web Services
13 5 (2.62%) WinForms
14 4 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
14 4 (2.09%) Redux
15 3 (1.57%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 179 (93.72%) Derivative
2 78 (40.84%) Equities
3 36 (18.85%) Fixed Income
4 30 (15.71%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (13.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.71%) Exotic Derivative
8 8 (4.19%) Algorithms
8 8 (4.19%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.14%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.62%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.09%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.09%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.57%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.57%) Fintech
12 3 (1.57%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (1.57%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.57%) Swaptions
13 2 (1.05%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.51%) Unix
2 25 (13.09%) Linux
3 6 (3.14%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.42%) SDLC
3 35 (18.32%) Multithreading
3 35 (18.32%) TDD
4 29 (15.18%) Software Engineering
5 25 (13.09%) OO
6 24 (12.57%) Migration
7 23 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (12.04%) Economics
8 19 (9.95%) Scrum
9 18 (9.42%) Electronic Trading
10 17 (8.90%) Analytics
11 16 (8.38%) Pair Programming
11 16 (8.38%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (7.85%) Workflow
13 14 (7.33%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 14 (7.33%) Technical Analysis
14 13 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (6.28%) Risk Management
16 11 (5.76%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 86 (45.03%) Java
2 50 (26.18%) C#
3 39 (20.42%) SQL
4 36 (18.85%) JavaScript
5 31 (16.23%) Perl
6 26 (13.61%) Shell Script
7 24 (12.57%) Python
8 23 (12.04%) C++
9 12 (6.28%) Scala
9 12 (6.28%) VBA
10 9 (4.71%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.57%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.05%) VB
12 2 (1.05%) VBScript
13 1 (0.52%) C
13 1 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) PHP
13 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.81%) Degree
2 5 (2.62%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.57%) CFA
3 3 (1.57%) MBA
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.23%) MiFID
2 4 (2.09%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) EMIR
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.57%) Control-M
2 2 (1.05%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 28 (14.66%) Sybase
2 15 (7.85%) Oracle
3 12 (6.28%) Fidessa
4 9 (4.71%) Sophis
4 9 (4.71%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.66%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.14%) Bloomberg
7 5 (2.62%) Reuters
8 4 (2.09%) Misys
8 4 (2.09%) Murex
9 3 (1.57%) DevExpress
9 3 (1.57%) IBM
9 3 (1.57%) Infragistics
10 2 (1.05%) Hortonworks
11 1 (0.52%) BMC
11 1 (0.52%) Calypso
11 1 (0.52%) Charles River
11 1 (0.52%) Citrix
11 1 (0.52%) ION Trading
11 1 (0.52%) Telerik