Period
to 17 November 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 152 207
Rank change year-on-year -55 +55 -49
Contract jobs citing Equities 596 865 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.30% 1.85% 1.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% 4.66% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 649 360
London median daily rate £615 £600 £556
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +7.87% -0.04%
10th Percentile £463 £413 £425
90th Percentile £763 £725 £725
England median daily rate £615 £600 £550
% change year-on-year +2.50% +9.09% -0.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 17,655 18,565 17,038
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.43% 39.64% 37.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,709 13,277 12,054
London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £288
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 235 256
London median hourly rate £23.50 £21.50 £19.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.30% +9.08% -1.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.86
90th Percentile £53.75 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +5.26%

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 2018.

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 2018. 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 -57 162 £625 +8.70% 37
South London -26 1 - -
East London -33 1 - - 1
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 296 (49.66%) Front Office
2 258 (43.29%) Finance
3 257 (43.12%) Java
4 224 (37.58%) Fixed Income
5 218 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (35.74%) Banking
7 204 (34.23%) Derivative
8 173 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 143 (23.99%) SQL
10 138 (23.15%) Multithreading
11 118 (19.80%) Asset Management
12 113 (18.96%) C#
13 111 (18.62%) Low Latency
14 99 (16.61%) Investment Banking
15 85 (14.26%) SQL Server
16 84 (14.09%) FIX Protocol
17 82 (13.76%) TDD
17 82 (13.76%) Analytics
18 75 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
19 69 (11.58%) Algorithmic Trading
20 67 (11.24%) .NET
21 64 (10.74%) Python
22 62 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
23 60 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
24 59 (9.90%) Equity Derivative
25 57 (9.56%) Linux
25 57 (9.56%) Web Services
26 56 (9.40%) Electronic Trading
27 54 (9.06%) JavaScript
28 52 (8.72%) C++

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 15 (2.52%) Confluence
2 14 (2.35%) Mule
3 8 (1.34%) Apache
4 7 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.17%) WordPress
5 6 (1.01%) Apache Spark
5 6 (1.01%) JBoss
5 6 (1.01%) WebLogic
6 3 (0.50%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.34%) nginx
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.17%) GemFire
8 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.17%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 23 (3.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 20 (3.36%) thinkFolio
2 15 (2.52%) Markit EDM
3 10 (1.68%) Bloomberg AIM
4 9 (1.51%) PolarLake
5 5 (0.84%) IntelliMatch
5 5 (0.84%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.67%) Eikon
7 3 (0.50%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.34%) Eagle PACE
8 2 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.34%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.17%) Endur
9 1 (0.17%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 62 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (0.84%) Serverless
4 4 (0.67%) Amazon S3
4 4 (0.67%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.50%) npm
5 3 (0.50%) Yarn
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) NuGet
7 1 (0.17%) Route 53
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.51%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.34%) DMZ
2 2 (0.34%) LAN
2 2 (0.34%) WAN
3 1 (0.17%) DHCP
3 1 (0.17%) DNS
3 1 (0.17%) DSL
3 1 (0.17%) Firewall
3 1 (0.17%) InfiniBand
3 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.17%) MPLS
3 1 (0.17%) Multicast
3 1 (0.17%) Network Security
3 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.17%) tcpdump
3 1 (0.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.17%) VLAN
3 1 (0.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.26%) SQL Server
2 27 (4.53%) Relational Database
3 23 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 20 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (2.52%) KDB
6 14 (2.35%) Big Data
6 14 (2.35%) QlikView
7 13 (2.18%) RDBMS
8 12 (2.01%) Kdb+
9 7 (1.17%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.17%) Tick Data
10 6 (1.01%) MySQL
10 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.84%) MongoDB
11 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 44 (7.38%) JIRA
2 28 (4.70%) Jenkins
2 28 (4.70%) TeamCity
3 26 (4.36%) Git (software)
4 23 (3.86%) Maven
5 20 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 20 (3.36%) SpecFlow
6 17 (2.85%) MSBuild
7 10 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (1.68%) Hudson
7 10 (1.68%) JUnit
8 9 (1.51%) gulp
9 8 (1.34%) Sonatype Nexus
10 7 (1.17%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.17%) IntelliJ
10 7 (1.17%) NUnit
10 7 (1.17%) PhpStorm
11 6 (1.01%) Selenium
11 6 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (0.84%) Moq
General
1 296 (49.66%) Front Office
2 258 (43.29%) Finance
3 213 (35.74%) Banking
4 99 (16.61%) Investment Banking
5 47 (7.89%) Back Office
6 33 (5.54%) Financial Institution
7 24 (4.03%) Retail
8 5 (0.84%) Advertising
9 4 (0.67%) Legal
10 3 (0.50%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 369 (61.91%) Developer
2 178 (29.87%) Java Developer
3 113 (18.96%) Analyst
4 76 (12.75%) C# Developer
5 71 (11.91%) Front Office Developer
6 63 (10.57%) Senior Developer
7 56 (9.40%) Business Analyst
8 29 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
9 24 (4.03%) .NET Developer
9 24 (4.03%) Data Analyst
9 24 (4.03%) Senior C# Developer
9 24 (4.03%) SQL Analyst
10 22 (3.69%) C++ Developer
11 21 (3.52%) Project Manager
12 19 (3.19%) Software Engineer
12 19 (3.19%) SQL Data Analyst
13 18 (3.02%) Support Analyst
14 17 (2.85%) Architect
14 17 (2.85%) Asset Management Analyst
14 17 (2.85%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.09%) FIX Protocol
2 67 (11.24%) .NET
3 57 (9.56%) Web Services
4 45 (7.55%) HTML
5 43 (7.21%) Middleware
6 39 (6.54%) Spring
7 31 (5.20%) HTML5
8 28 (4.70%) React
9 27 (4.53%) JMS
10 25 (4.19%) AngularJS
10 25 (4.19%) WPF
11 24 (4.03%) ASP.NET
11 24 (4.03%) XML
12 21 (3.52%) WCF
13 20 (3.36%) CSS
14 17 (2.85%) Spring Integration
15 16 (2.68%) ActiveMQ
15 16 (2.68%) Kafka
15 16 (2.68%) WinForms
16 15 (2.52%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 224 (37.58%) Fixed Income
2 204 (34.23%) Derivative
3 173 (29.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 60 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (9.90%) Equity Derivative
6 52 (8.72%) Greenfield Project
7 31 (5.20%) Hedge funds
8 26 (4.36%) Computer Science
9 21 (3.52%) OTC Derivatives
10 19 (3.19%) Exotic Derivative
10 19 (3.19%) Fintech
11 17 (2.85%) Data Structures
11 17 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (2.52%) Equity Risk
12 15 (2.52%) User Experience
13 14 (2.35%) Algorithms
14 11 (1.85%) Self-Motivation
15 10 (1.68%) Market Risk
16 9 (1.51%) Management Information System
17 6 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (9.56%) Linux
2 45 (7.55%) Unix
3 32 (5.37%) Windows
4 9 (1.51%) Android
4 9 (1.51%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.51%) Solaris
5 3 (0.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (23.15%) Multithreading
3 118 (19.80%) Asset Management
4 111 (18.62%) Low Latency
5 82 (13.76%) Analytics
5 82 (13.76%) TDD
6 75 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
7 69 (11.58%) Algorithmic Trading
8 56 (9.40%) Electronic Trading
9 49 (8.22%) Risk Management
10 43 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (7.21%) Software Engineering
11 39 (6.54%) OO
11 39 (6.54%) Test Automation
12 35 (5.87%) Portfolio Management
13 34 (5.70%) BDD
14 33 (5.54%) Data Analysis
15 32 (5.37%) DevOps
16 31 (5.20%) SDLC
16 31 (5.20%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 257 (43.12%) Java
2 143 (23.99%) SQL
3 113 (18.96%) C#
4 64 (10.74%) Python
5 54 (9.06%) JavaScript
6 52 (8.72%) C++
7 36 (6.04%) Java 8
8 27 (4.53%) Scala
9 25 (4.19%) VBA
10 21 (3.52%) PowerShell
11 20 (3.36%) Perl
12 15 (2.52%) Shell Script
13 14 (2.35%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.68%) PHP
15 9 (1.51%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.34%) C
16 8 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 8 (1.34%) R
17 4 (0.67%) ES6
17 4 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 39 (6.54%) Degree
2 6 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (0.67%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.50%) ISEB
5 2 (0.34%) CFA
5 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.17%) MBA
6 1 (0.17%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.87%) QA
2 24 (4.03%) MiFID
3 6 (1.01%) EMIR
4 4 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.17%) GDPR
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.17%) UCITS
System Software
1 25 (4.19%) Docker
2 2 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (2.68%) Ansible
2 12 (2.01%) Kubernetes
3 7 (1.17%) Terraform
4 6 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.34%) Control-M
6 1 (0.17%) CA Service Virtualization
6 1 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.17%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.17%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 45 (7.55%) Oracle
2 34 (5.70%) Bloomberg
3 30 (5.03%) TIBCO
4 27 (4.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.19%) Sybase
6 22 (3.69%) Charles River
6 22 (3.69%) Reuters
7 21 (3.52%) Tableau
8 7 (1.17%) Calypso
8 7 (1.17%) FactSet
9 6 (1.01%) IBM
9 6 (1.01%) Murex
9 6 (1.01%) Sun
10 5 (0.84%) Cadence
10 5 (0.84%) Dynatrace
10 5 (0.84%) New Relic
11 4 (0.67%) Currenex
11 4 (0.67%) Google
11 4 (0.67%) Informatica
11 4 (0.67%) OpenLink