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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 171 133
Rank change year-on-year +31 -38  
Contract jobs citing Equities 342 323 373
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.75% 1.44% 1.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.99% 4.14% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 255 284
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +13.33% +19.04%  
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6850 7808 7548
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.02% 34.79% 35.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4777 5564 5124
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 125 140
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.27% +5.58%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.82 £12.45 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £41.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
City of London -22 77 £575 +9.52% 21
Docklands, London 0 5 £550 -8.33%
Canary Wharf -5 2 - -
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Westminster - 1 £400 -
Moorgate - 1 £340 -
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 354 (53.47%) Finance
2 315 (47.58%) Front Office
3 300 (45.32%) Banking
4 231 (34.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 230 (34.74%) Java
6 219 (33.08%) Fixed Income
7 216 (32.63%) Derivative
8 202 (30.51%) Investment Banking
9 153 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
10 149 (22.51%) SQL
11 134 (20.24%) Multithreading
12 111 (16.77%) C#
12 111 (16.77%) C++
12 111 (16.77%) Linux
13 110 (16.62%) Electronic Trading
14 106 (16.01%) Low Latency
15 102 (15.41%) MiFID
16 94 (14.20%) Unix
17 93 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
18 83 (12.54%) SDLC
18 83 (12.54%) FIX Protocol
19 77 (11.63%) Asset Management
20 72 (10.88%) Project Management
21 70 (10.57%) Equity Derivative
22 64 (9.67%) Oracle
23 63 (9.52%) Scrum
24 58 (8.76%) Risk Management
24 58 (8.76%) Business Analysis
25 57 (8.61%) Degree
25 57 (8.61%) OO

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 22 (3.32%) Confluence
2 18 (2.72%) SharePoint
3 15 (2.27%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.60%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.30%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.30%) Jetty
8 2 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) IIS
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 44 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.66%) MS Office
5 6 (0.91%) MS Project
6 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (2.27%) ION MarketView
2 10 (1.51%) thinkFolio
3 9 (1.36%) Minerva
4 7 (1.06%) SimCorp Dimension
5 6 (0.91%) Global One
6 4 (0.60%) Sentinel
7 3 (0.45%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.45%) SunGard APT
8 2 (0.30%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.30%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.15%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.15%) Loan IQ
9 1 (0.15%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.06%) Multicast
2 7 (1.06%) tcpdump
3 6 (0.91%) Network Security
4 5 (0.76%) Firewall
4 5 (0.76%) FIX Connectivity
4 5 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.45%) HTTP
6 2 (0.30%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.30%) VPN
7 1 (0.15%) AMQP
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.15%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 38 (5.74%) Big Data
3 36 (5.44%) Relational Database
4 20 (3.02%) KDB
4 20 (3.02%) Oracle Database
5 19 (2.87%) Hadoop
5 19 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 14 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (1.96%) Oracle Reports
7 13 (1.96%) Tick Data
8 12 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
9 11 (1.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 11 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.21%) Kdb+
12 7 (1.06%) DB2
13 6 (0.91%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.91%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.91%) Hazelcast
14 5 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 50 (7.55%) JIRA
2 22 (3.32%) Git (software)
3 17 (2.57%) Subversion
4 12 (1.81%) TestRail
5 11 (1.66%) JUnit
5 11 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (1.36%) gulp
6 9 (1.36%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.06%) Grunt
7 7 (1.06%) Mocha
7 7 (1.06%) Selenium
8 6 (0.91%) Cucumber
8 6 (0.91%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.91%) Maven
9 5 (0.76%) Mockito
9 5 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (0.76%) webpack
10 4 (0.60%) Gradle
10 4 (0.60%) Visual Studio
11 3 (0.45%) Eclipse
General
1 354 (53.47%) Finance
2 315 (47.58%) Front Office
3 300 (45.32%) Banking
4 202 (30.51%) Investment Banking
5 47 (7.10%) Back Office
6 42 (6.34%) Financial Institution
7 27 (4.08%) Retail
8 24 (3.63%) Legal
9 11 (1.66%) Marketing
10 10 (1.51%) Corporate Banking
11 8 (1.21%) Prime Brokerage
11 8 (1.21%) Publishing
12 6 (0.91%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.76%) German Language
14 4 (0.60%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.45%) Games
15 3 (0.45%) Law
16 2 (0.30%) Advertising
16 2 (0.30%) French Language
17 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 316 (47.73%) Developer
2 192 (29.00%) Analyst
3 166 (25.08%) Java Developer
4 138 (20.85%) Business Analyst
5 55 (8.31%) Front Office Developer
6 51 (7.70%) MiFID Business Analyst
7 49 (7.40%) Senior Developer
8 43 (6.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 42 (6.34%) C++ Developer
10 39 (5.89%) C# Developer
11 35 (5.29%) Senior Java Developer
11 35 (5.29%) Support Analyst
12 31 (4.68%) Project Manager
13 27 (4.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
14 26 (3.93%) Investment Banking Java Developer
15 25 (3.78%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
16 21 (3.17%) JavaScript Developer
17 20 (3.02%) Applications Support
18 18 (2.72%) SQL Developer
19 17 (2.57%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (12.54%) FIX Protocol
2 44 (6.65%) .NET
3 38 (5.74%) HTML
4 33 (4.98%) AngularJS
4 33 (4.98%) HTML5
5 30 (4.53%) XML
6 24 (3.63%) Spring
7 23 (3.47%) CSS
7 23 (3.47%) JNI
8 19 (2.87%) Middleware
9 18 (2.72%) JMS
9 18 (2.72%) React
9 18 (2.72%) WPF
10 17 (2.57%) CSS3
11 16 (2.42%) REST
12 12 (1.81%) .NET Framework
12 12 (1.81%) Redux
12 12 (1.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (1.66%) jQuery
13 11 (1.66%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 231 (34.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 219 (33.08%) Fixed Income
3 216 (32.63%) Derivative
4 93 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (10.57%) Equity Derivative
6 47 (7.10%) Fintech
7 29 (4.38%) Computer Science
8 25 (3.78%) Hedge funds
9 21 (3.17%) Algorithms
10 20 (3.02%) Market Risk
10 20 (3.02%) OTC Derivatives
10 20 (3.02%) Virtual Team
11 19 (2.87%) Reference Data
12 17 (2.57%) Management Information System
12 17 (2.57%) User Experience
13 15 (2.27%) Data Structures
14 10 (1.51%) N-Tier
14 10 (1.51%) TWAP
14 10 (1.51%) VWAP
15 9 (1.36%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 111 (16.77%) Linux
2 94 (14.20%) Unix
3 51 (7.70%) Windows
4 9 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.30%) SUSE
5 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (23.11%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (20.24%) Multithreading
3 110 (16.62%) Electronic Trading
4 106 (16.01%) Low Latency
5 83 (12.54%) SDLC
6 77 (11.63%) Asset Management
7 72 (10.88%) Project Management
8 63 (9.52%) Scrum
9 58 (8.76%) Business Analysis
9 58 (8.76%) Risk Management
10 57 (8.61%) OO
11 56 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (7.85%) Data Management
13 51 (7.70%) Multithreaded Programming
14 43 (6.50%) Investment Management
15 42 (6.34%) Analytics
16 38 (5.74%) TDD
17 35 (5.29%) Mathematics
18 30 (4.53%) Algorithmic Trading
18 30 (4.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 230 (34.74%) Java
2 149 (22.51%) SQL
3 111 (16.77%) C#
3 111 (16.77%) C++
4 49 (7.40%) JavaScript
5 45 (6.80%) Perl
5 45 (6.80%) Python
6 37 (5.59%) C
7 36 (5.44%) Scala
8 34 (5.14%) Shell Script
9 21 (3.17%) VBA
10 19 (2.87%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.81%) ES6
12 11 (1.66%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.66%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.66%) VB
13 10 (1.51%) PHP
14 8 (1.21%) Haskell
15 5 (0.76%) Ruby
15 5 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (8.61%) Degree
2 20 (3.02%) ISEB
3 7 (1.06%) CISSP
4 6 (0.91%) PMI Certification
5 5 (0.76%) CISM
5 5 (0.76%) CNA
5 5 (0.76%) GCIA
5 5 (0.76%) GCIH
5 5 (0.76%) GIAC
5 5 (0.76%) MBA
5 5 (0.76%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (0.76%) Novell Certification
5 5 (0.76%) SANS
6 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.45%) PMP
7 2 (0.30%) ACCA
7 2 (0.30%) CIMA
7 2 (0.30%) CISA
7 2 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (15.41%) MiFID
2 49 (7.40%) QA
3 18 (2.72%) Dodd-Frank
3 18 (2.72%) EMIR
4 13 (1.96%) SLA
5 9 (1.36%) COBIT
6 6 (0.91%) PMO
7 5 (0.76%) Basel III
7 5 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.45%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.45%) IFRS
9 2 (0.30%) COREP
9 2 (0.30%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.30%) GAAP
9 2 (0.30%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.15%) FATCA
10 1 (0.15%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.15%) ISO20022
10 1 (0.15%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (0.76%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.45%) Docker
3 2 (0.30%) HDFS
3 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 15 (2.27%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (1.06%) Ansible
2 7 (1.06%) Control-M
2 7 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.06%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 5 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (0.60%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.30%) Puppet
6 1 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
6 1 (0.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 64 (9.67%) Oracle
2 50 (7.55%) Fidessa
3 48 (7.25%) Sybase
4 39 (5.89%) Microsoft
5 25 (3.78%) ION Trading
6 19 (2.87%) Bloomberg
7 15 (2.27%) TIBCO
8 13 (1.96%) Reuters
9 11 (1.66%) Murex
10 9 (1.36%) Red Hat
10 9 (1.36%) SimCorp
11 8 (1.21%) Charles River
11 8 (1.21%) Citrix
11 8 (1.21%) Fixnetix
11 8 (1.21%) Informatica
12 6 (0.91%) Calypso
13 5 (0.76%) Atlassian
13 5 (0.76%) Remedy
13 5 (0.76%) Sun
14 4 (0.60%) IBM
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