Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 17 November 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
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 201 158
Rank change year-on-year +55 -43 +76
Contract jobs citing Equities 864 567 738
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.85% 1.25% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.73% 3.40% 4.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 360 566
London median daily rate £600 £556 £557
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.87% -0.04% +1.18%
10th Percentile £417 £425 £413
90th Percentile £725 £725 £725
England median daily rate £600 £550 £551
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.09% +0.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18273 16696 17618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.02% 36.86% 37.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 13090 11835 12394
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £294 £273
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 252 311
London median hourly rate £21.20 £19.96 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.21% -0.20% +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.75 £12.02
90th Percentile £47.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.67 £19.03
% change year-on-year -0.82% +8.62% +5.72%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Equities as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in London

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in London

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in London

Equities
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equities in London

Equities
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Central London +34 235 £575 - 22
East London -4 16 £600 - 1
South London -16 5 £525 +4.90%
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 398 (46.06%) Finance
2 387 (44.79%) Front Office
3 369 (42.71%) Banking
4 341 (39.47%) Java
5 311 (36.00%) SQL
6 263 (30.44%) Fixed Income
7 262 (30.32%) Derivative
8 232 (26.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 223 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 216 (25.00%) Investment Banking
11 179 (20.72%) Multithreading
12 149 (17.25%) C#
12 149 (17.25%) MiFID
13 140 (16.20%) Electronic Trading
14 126 (14.58%) SDLC
15 123 (14.24%) FIX Protocol
16 119 (13.77%) Low Latency
17 110 (12.73%) Unix
18 106 (12.27%) .NET
19 104 (12.04%) Risk Management
20 91 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
21 90 (10.42%) Oracle
22 87 (10.07%) Equity Derivative
23 86 (9.95%) Linux
24 84 (9.72%) Sybase
25 83 (9.61%) Relational Database
26 81 (9.38%) SQL Server
27 77 (8.91%) Python
28 76 (8.80%) QA
29 74 (8.56%) TDD

Equities
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 12 (1.39%) Apache Spark
2 10 (1.16%) IIS
3 9 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.93%) Apache
5 7 (0.81%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (0.46%) JBoss
7 4 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.35%) Confluence
8 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.23%) DataSynapse
9 2 (0.23%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) CMS
10 1 (0.12%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (4.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.93%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (2.20%) ION MarketView
2 14 (1.62%) Markit EDM
3 10 (1.16%) thinkFolio
4 9 (1.04%) SimCorp Dimension
5 7 (0.81%) Eikon
5 7 (0.81%) IntelliMatch
5 7 (0.81%) SunGard GMI
6 6 (0.69%) LatentZero
6 6 (0.69%) Summit
7 4 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
7 4 (0.46%) Global One
8 3 (0.35%) SunGard Martini
9 2 (0.23%) Bloomberg TOMS
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Cash Management
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
9 2 (0.23%) Salerio
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle E-Business Tax
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle FAH
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle General Ledger
10 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (0.81%) IaaS
1 7 (0.81%) npm
1 7 (0.81%) PaaS
1 7 (0.81%) SaaS
2 6 (0.69%) GitHub
3 5 (0.58%) OpenShift
4 4 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.55%) FIX Connectivity
2 7 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.46%) FTP
3 4 (0.46%) PPP
4 2 (0.23%) VPN
5 1 (0.12%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Internet
5 1 (0.12%) LAN
5 1 (0.12%) Multicast
5 1 (0.12%) Skype
5 1 (0.12%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (9.61%) Relational Database
2 81 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 69 (7.99%) RDBMS
4 30 (3.47%) KDB
5 29 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.78%) Big Data
7 19 (2.20%) Blockchain
7 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 18 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 17 (1.97%) Kdb+
10 16 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
11 15 (1.74%) Hadoop
12 13 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
13 12 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.16%) DB2
14 10 (1.16%) MySQL
14 10 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.93%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.81%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 32 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 32 (3.70%) JIRA
2 19 (2.20%) Jenkins
3 18 (2.08%) Maven
3 18 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 14 (1.62%) Cucumber
5 12 (1.39%) Visual Studio
6 11 (1.27%) Grunt
6 11 (1.27%) JUnit
7 10 (1.16%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.16%) Gradle
7 10 (1.16%) Subversion
8 9 (1.04%) webpack
9 7 (0.81%) gulp
10 6 (0.69%) IntelliJ
10 6 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (0.46%) Ant
11 4 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.46%) Checkstyle
11 4 (0.46%) SoapUI
General
1 398 (46.06%) Finance
2 387 (44.79%) Front Office
3 369 (42.71%) Banking
4 216 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 41 (4.75%) Back Office
6 29 (3.36%) Financial Institution
7 22 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 20 (2.31%) Games
9 16 (1.85%) Prime Brokerage
10 12 (1.39%) German Language
11 10 (1.16%) Retail
12 8 (0.93%) Legal
13 6 (0.69%) French Language
14 3 (0.35%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.35%) Portuguese Language
14 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.23%) International Banking
15 2 (0.23%) Marketing
16 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
16 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 448 (51.85%) Developer
2 264 (30.56%) Analyst
3 228 (26.39%) Java Developer
4 154 (17.82%) Business Analyst
5 106 (12.27%) C# Developer
6 104 (12.04%) Front Office Developer
7 72 (8.33%) Senior Developer
8 59 (6.83%) .NET Developer
9 56 (6.48%) C# .NET Developer
10 51 (5.90%) Banking Analyst
11 50 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
12 43 (4.98%) Project Manager
12 43 (4.98%) SQL Developer
13 41 (4.75%) Electronic Trading Developer
13 41 (4.75%) Support Analyst
14 40 (4.63%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 26 (3.01%) Applications Support
16 23 (2.66%) Data Analyst
16 23 (2.66%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 23 (2.66%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (14.24%) FIX Protocol
2 106 (12.27%) .NET
3 51 (5.90%) Spring
3 51 (5.90%) WPF
4 45 (5.21%) XML
5 43 (4.98%) AngularJS
6 42 (4.86%) HTML
7 40 (4.63%) JMS
8 38 (4.40%) HTML5
9 29 (3.36%) JNI
10 28 (3.24%) Middleware
11 26 (3.01%) REST
11 26 (3.01%) WCF
11 26 (3.01%) WinForms
12 24 (2.78%) CSS
13 22 (2.55%) ASP.NET
13 22 (2.55%) FpML
14 20 (2.31%) Web Services
15 18 (2.08%) XSD
16 17 (1.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 263 (30.44%) Fixed Income
2 262 (30.32%) Derivative
3 232 (26.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 91 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 87 (10.07%) Equity Derivative
6 60 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
7 53 (6.13%) Hedge funds
8 42 (4.86%) OTC Derivatives
9 41 (4.75%) Computer Science
10 30 (3.47%) N-Tier
11 26 (3.01%) Data Structures
11 26 (3.01%) Market Risk
12 21 (2.43%) Credit Risk
12 21 (2.43%) Reference Data
13 20 (2.31%) Algorithms
13 20 (2.31%) Fintech
14 12 (1.39%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (1.27%) User Experience
16 10 (1.16%) PMI
17 9 (1.04%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 110 (12.73%) Unix
2 86 (9.95%) Linux
3 71 (8.22%) Windows
4 14 (1.62%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.46%) Solaris
7 3 (0.35%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (20.72%) Multithreading
3 140 (16.20%) Electronic Trading
4 126 (14.58%) SDLC
5 119 (13.77%) Low Latency
6 104 (12.04%) Risk Management
7 74 (8.56%) TDD
8 72 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 70 (8.10%) Analytics
10 69 (7.99%) Business Analysis
11 64 (7.41%) Asset Management
12 57 (6.60%) Algorithmic Trading
13 52 (6.02%) Multithreaded Programming
14 50 (5.79%) OO
15 47 (5.44%) User Acceptance Testing
16 44 (5.09%) Migration
17 40 (4.63%) Investment Management
18 39 (4.51%) Project Management
18 39 (4.51%) Stakeholder Management
19 37 (4.28%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 341 (39.47%) Java
2 311 (36.00%) SQL
3 149 (17.25%) C#
4 77 (8.91%) Python
5 68 (7.87%) C++
6 49 (5.67%) JavaScript
7 47 (5.44%) Perl
8 38 (4.40%) VBA
9 33 (3.82%) T-SQL
10 25 (2.89%) C
11 22 (2.55%) Scala
12 18 (2.08%) XPath
13 17 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 12 (1.39%) TypeScript
15 11 (1.27%) R
16 9 (1.04%) ES6
16 9 (1.04%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.04%) VB
17 8 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 72 (8.33%) Degree
2 22 (2.55%) Numerate Degree
3 12 (1.39%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.16%) PMI Certification
5 7 (0.81%) ISEB
6 6 (0.69%) PMP
7 5 (0.58%) PhD
8 4 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.12%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (17.25%) MiFID
2 76 (8.80%) QA
3 28 (3.24%) EMIR
4 12 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
5 5 (0.58%) GDPR
6 3 (0.35%) AIFMD
6 3 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.23%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.23%) PMO
8 1 (0.12%) COREP
8 1 (0.12%) IFRS
8 1 (0.12%) SEPA
8 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (2.20%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) Apache Flume
2 3 (0.35%) HDFS
3 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (1.39%) Ansible
2 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.46%) logstash
5 3 (0.35%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.35%) Oozie
6 2 (0.23%) Control-M
6 2 (0.23%) Ganglia
6 2 (0.23%) Kibana
6 2 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 90 (10.42%) Oracle
2 84 (9.72%) Sybase
3 67 (7.75%) Fidessa
4 44 (5.09%) Microsoft
5 35 (4.05%) TIBCO
6 33 (3.82%) ION Trading
7 27 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 18 (2.08%) Charles River
8 18 (2.08%) Reuters
9 15 (1.74%) DevExpress
9 15 (1.74%) Murex
10 12 (1.39%) IBM
10 12 (1.39%) SimCorp
11 11 (1.27%) CQG
11 11 (1.27%) Informatica
12 10 (1.16%) SunGard
13 9 (1.04%) Calypso
14 8 (0.93%) Solace
15 7 (0.81%) Citrix
15 7 (0.81%) FIS