Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 71 257 228
Rank change year-on-year +186 -29 -85
Contract jobs citing Equities 464 383 570
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 3.49% 1.00% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.86% 2.94% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 258 383
Median daily rate £600 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
10th Percentile £500 £463 £463
90th Percentile £813 £750 £750
England median daily rate £600 £625 £600
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.05% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £73.00 -
% change year-on-year -52.05% - -

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 5,238 13,040 16,597
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.38% 33.89% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,599 9,047 11,837
Median daily rate £525 £525 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.96% +4.00%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £750 £700 £700
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 201 252
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.94% - +7.31%
10th Percentile £17.10 £12.76 £13.31
90th Percentile £50.21 £53.00 £53.50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year +55.56% +9.76% +2.50%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in London

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Equities in London

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Equities in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Equities in London

Equities
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 26 September 2020. 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 +88 15 £638 +2.00% 19
North London - 1 £750 -
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for Equities.

1 401 (86.42%) Finance
2 399 (85.99%) Front Office
3 398 (85.78%) Fixed Income
4 379 (81.68%) Derivative
5 342 (73.71%) Asset Management
6 340 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
7 332 (71.55%) Web Services
8 331 (71.34%) AWS
9 319 (68.75%) Java
10 311 (67.03%) Python
11 309 (66.59%) Software Engineering
12 297 (64.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 280 (60.34%) Hedge funds
14 264 (56.90%) JavaScript
15 250 (53.88%) Investment Management
16 245 (52.80%) AngularJS
17 224 (48.28%) React
18 207 (44.61%) Vue.js
19 183 (39.44%) Banking
20 175 (37.72%) Investment Banking
21 151 (32.54%) Azure
22 150 (32.33%) GCP
23 142 (30.60%) DevOps
24 132 (28.45%) Decision-Making
25 121 (26.08%) SQL
26 104 (22.41%) Google
26 104 (22.41%) Serverless
27 102 (21.98%) AWS Lambda
27 102 (21.98%) Amazon EC2
27 102 (21.98%) Amazon S3

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 9 (1.94%) Jupyter
2 6 (1.29%) Apache
3 5 (1.08%) JBoss
3 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.43%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.43%) Confluence
5 1 (0.22%) SAS
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (1.29%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (7.54%) Markit EDM
2 26 (5.60%) Eagle PACE
3 8 (1.72%) ION MarketView
4 7 (1.51%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.22%) Front Arena
5 1 (0.22%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 331 (71.34%) AWS
2 151 (32.54%) Azure
3 150 (32.33%) GCP
4 104 (22.41%) Serverless
5 102 (21.98%) Amazon EC2
5 102 (21.98%) Amazon S3
5 102 (21.98%) AWS Lambda
6 62 (13.36%) OpenShift
7 55 (11.85%) Amazon ECS
8 54 (11.64%) Amazon SQS
9 53 (11.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.22%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.51%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.22%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (11.64%) Amazon Redshift
2 52 (11.21%) Amazon RDS
3 50 (10.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 31 (6.68%) NoSQL
4 31 (6.68%) SQL Server
5 10 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.72%) Redis
7 7 (1.51%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.29%) Apache Ignite
9 5 (1.08%) MySQL
10 4 (0.86%) Big Data
11 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.65%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.43%) KDB
13 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.22%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 89 (19.18%) RStudio
2 61 (13.15%) Artifactory
3 50 (10.78%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.51%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.29%) Eclipse
5 6 (1.29%) Gradle
5 6 (1.29%) IntelliJ
6 5 (1.08%) JIRA
7 4 (0.86%) Maven
7 4 (0.86%) TeamCity
8 3 (0.65%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 401 (86.42%) Finance
2 399 (85.99%) Front Office
3 183 (39.44%) Banking
4 175 (37.72%) Investment Banking
5 39 (8.41%) Back Office
6 6 (1.29%) Advertising
7 3 (0.65%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (0.43%) French Language
9 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 317 (68.32%) Developer
2 157 (33.84%) AWS Engineer
3 138 (29.74%) AWS Developer
4 135 (29.09%) Software Engineer
5 120 (25.86%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 105 (22.63%) Python Developer
7 102 (21.98%) JavaScript Developer
8 98 (21.12%) Java Developer
9 75 (16.16%) Python Engineer
10 66 (14.22%) JavaScript Engineer
11 62 (13.36%) AWS Software Engineer
12 60 (12.93%) Front Office Developer
13 49 (10.56%) Python Software Engineer
14 47 (10.13%) Analyst
15 45 (9.70%) Java Engineer
16 39 (8.41%) .NET Software Engineer
17 38 (8.19%) Lead Developer
17 38 (8.19%) Lead Software Developer
18 32 (6.90%) Architect
19 31 (6.68%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (71.55%) Web Services
2 245 (52.80%) AngularJS
3 224 (48.28%) React
4 207 (44.61%) Vue.js
5 81 (17.46%) Node.js
6 75 (16.16%) .NET
7 63 (13.58%) J2EE
8 56 (12.07%) .NET Core
9 53 (11.42%) ASP.NET
10 47 (10.13%) ASP.NET Core
11 44 (9.48%) J2SE
12 27 (5.82%) Pandas
13 18 (3.88%) Shiny
14 15 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (2.59%) HTML
16 10 (2.16%) Spring
16 10 (2.16%) WPF
17 7 (1.51%) .NET Framework
17 7 (1.51%) CSS
18 6 (1.29%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 398 (85.78%) Fixed Income
2 379 (81.68%) Derivative
3 297 (64.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 280 (60.34%) Hedge funds
5 40 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
6 33 (7.11%) Reference Data
7 29 (6.25%) Blog
8 22 (4.74%) Equity Derivative
9 16 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
10 9 (1.94%) Public Cloud
11 7 (1.51%) User Experience
12 6 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (1.29%) Robotics
13 5 (1.08%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.86%) TWAP
14 4 (0.86%) VWAP
15 3 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 3 (0.65%) Spread Betting
16 2 (0.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
16 2 (0.43%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.74%) Linux
2 19 (4.09%) Unix
3 8 (1.72%) CentOS
4 4 (0.86%) Windows
5 1 (0.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (73.71%) Asset Management
2 340 (73.28%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (66.59%) Software Engineering
4 250 (53.88%) Investment Management
5 142 (30.60%) DevOps
6 132 (28.45%) Decision-Making
7 98 (21.12%) Portfolio Management
8 86 (18.53%) Business Analysis
9 62 (13.36%) Migration
10 60 (12.93%) Microservices
11 54 (11.64%) Fintech
12 52 (11.21%) Deployment Automation
13 48 (10.34%) Analytics
14 40 (8.62%) Front End Development
15 30 (6.47%) Infrastructure Automation
16 29 (6.25%) Open Source
17 25 (5.39%) Machine Learning
18 24 (5.17%) Artificial Intelligence
19 20 (4.31%) TDD
20 19 (4.09%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 319 (68.75%) Java
2 311 (67.03%) Python
3 264 (56.90%) JavaScript
4 121 (26.08%) SQL
5 75 (16.16%) C#
6 65 (14.01%) R
7 55 (11.85%) Kotlin
8 30 (6.47%) C++
8 30 (6.47%) TypeScript
9 11 (2.37%) Scala
10 9 (1.94%) C
11 8 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 7 (1.51%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.29%) Clojure
13 6 (1.29%) ES6
14 5 (1.08%) Java 8
15 4 (0.86%) VBA
16 3 (0.65%) PHP
16 3 (0.65%) VB
17 2 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (1.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.29%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) MiFID
3 1 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.22%) EMIR
3 1 (0.22%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 69 (14.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 64 (13.79%) Kubernetes
2 55 (11.85%) Terraform
3 8 (1.72%) Consul
3 8 (1.72%) Packer
4 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.43%) Puppet
5 1 (0.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 104 (22.41%) Google
2 43 (9.27%) Bloomberg
3 27 (5.82%) Reuters
4 26 (5.60%) FactSet
5 9 (1.94%) Charles River
6 8 (1.72%) ION Trading
6 8 (1.72%) Oracle
6 8 (1.72%) Sybase
7 7 (1.51%) Calypso
7 7 (1.51%) GoldenSource
7 7 (1.51%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.65%) Solace
8 3 (0.65%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.43%) Eze Castle Integration
9 2 (0.43%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.43%) Murex
9 2 (0.43%) Portware
9 2 (0.43%) SunGard
10 1 (0.22%) Atlassian