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 28 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.

Equities
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 221 171
Rank change year-on-year +91 -50  
Contract jobs citing Equities 416 227 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.00% 1.05% 1.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.21% 2.80% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 145 245
Median daily rate £600 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £418 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £733 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +5.12% -8.57%  
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 7987 8107 8470
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 38.47% 37.35% 36.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 8621 8426 8854
Median daily rate £520 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.47% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 178 200
Median hourly rate £21.40 £20.26 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.62% +1.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.86 £11.25 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £52.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 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
City of London +37 91 £575 - 24
Bromley - 8 £575 -
Docklands, London - 4 £600 -
Canary Wharf +4 2 £433 -33.46%
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 381 (50.00%) Finance
2 353 (46.33%) Front Office
3 347 (45.54%) Banking
4 323 (42.39%) Java
5 278 (36.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 235 (30.84%) Fixed Income
7 227 (29.79%) Investment Banking
8 211 (27.69%) Derivative
9 187 (24.54%) Multithreading
9 187 (24.54%) SQL
10 178 (23.36%) Electronic Trading
11 166 (21.78%) C#
12 156 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
13 147 (19.29%) Low Latency
14 134 (17.59%) C++
15 117 (15.35%) MiFID
15 117 (15.35%) SDLC
16 110 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
17 95 (12.47%) Unix
18 91 (11.94%) Linux
19 87 (11.42%) Oracle
20 84 (11.02%) FIX Protocol
21 79 (10.37%) Equity Derivative
22 76 (9.97%) Multithreaded Programming
23 75 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
23 75 (9.84%) .NET
24 70 (9.19%) JavaScript
25 66 (8.66%) Risk Management
26 62 (8.14%) Degree
27 61 (8.01%) Windows

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 (2.89%) Confluence
2 14 (1.84%) Apache Spark
3 6 (0.79%) Apache
3 6 (0.79%) Tomcat
4 5 (0.66%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
7 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.13%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.13%) IIS
8 1 (0.13%) JBoss
8 1 (0.13%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.13%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (3.54%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.71%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (3.54%) ION MarketView
2 8 (1.05%) Global One
3 6 (0.79%) IntelliMatch
3 6 (0.79%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.66%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.52%) Endur
5 4 (0.52%) SunGard Martini
6 3 (0.39%) Eagle PACE
6 3 (0.39%) Minerva
6 3 (0.39%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.39%) SunGard GMI
7 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 2 (0.26%) LatentZero
8 1 (0.13%) Actimize
8 1 (0.13%) Bloomberg AIM
8 1 (0.13%) Loan IQ
8 1 (0.13%) RMDS
8 1 (0.13%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.26%) GitHub
2 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.18%) FIX Connectivity
2 8 (1.05%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.52%) Multicast
4 3 (0.39%) tcpdump
5 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) Firewall
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) HTTP
6 1 (0.13%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.13%) LAN
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (7.48%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.04%) Relational Database
3 33 (4.33%) Big Data
4 27 (3.54%) KDB
5 26 (3.41%) RDBMS
6 18 (2.36%) Kdb+
7 17 (2.23%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 15 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.05%) HBase
11 7 (0.92%) Hazelcast
11 7 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (0.92%) Sybase ASE
12 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.79%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.79%) Tick Data
13 5 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (0.66%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 48 (6.30%) JIRA
2 33 (4.33%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.36%) Grunt
4 17 (2.23%) Maven
4 17 (2.23%) TeamCity
5 14 (1.84%) Cucumber
6 13 (1.71%) Subversion
7 12 (1.57%) JUnit
7 12 (1.57%) TestRail
8 11 (1.44%) Gradle
9 10 (1.31%) Jenkins
10 9 (1.18%) gulp
11 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio
11 7 (0.92%) webpack
12 6 (0.79%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.79%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.79%) Mocha
13 5 (0.66%) Mockito
13 5 (0.66%) NUnit
13 5 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 381 (50.00%) Finance
2 353 (46.33%) Front Office
3 347 (45.54%) Banking
4 227 (29.79%) Investment Banking
5 37 (4.86%) Back Office
6 28 (3.67%) Financial Institution
7 16 (2.10%) Legal
8 14 (1.84%) Retail
9 12 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.31%) German Language
10 10 (1.31%) Marketing
11 8 (1.05%) Games
11 8 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
12 4 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
12 4 (0.52%) French Language
13 2 (0.26%) Advertising
14 1 (0.13%) Publishing
14 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 450 (59.06%) Developer
2 233 (30.58%) Java Developer
3 169 (22.18%) Analyst
4 129 (16.93%) Business Analyst
5 82 (10.76%) C# Developer
6 73 (9.58%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 69 (9.06%) Senior Developer
8 67 (8.79%) Front Office Developer
9 61 (8.01%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 49 (6.43%) Senior Java Developer
11 48 (6.30%) C++ Developer
12 43 (5.64%) .NET Developer
13 39 (5.12%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 32 (4.20%) C# .NET Developer
14 32 (4.20%) Project Manager
15 28 (3.67%) MiFID Business Analyst
16 26 (3.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
17 25 (3.28%) Support Analyst
18 24 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
19 20 (2.62%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (11.02%) FIX Protocol
2 75 (9.84%) .NET
3 49 (6.43%) HTML
3 49 (6.43%) HTML5
3 49 (6.43%) JNI
4 45 (5.91%) AngularJS
5 37 (4.86%) WPF
6 36 (4.72%) Spring
7 35 (4.59%) CSS
8 32 (4.20%) XML
9 29 (3.81%) React
10 27 (3.54%) CSS3
10 27 (3.54%) Middleware
11 23 (3.02%) REST
12 19 (2.49%) JMS
12 19 (2.49%) WinForms
13 15 (1.97%) Node.js
13 15 (1.97%) Redux
14 13 (1.71%) WCF
15 12 (1.57%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 278 (36.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 235 (30.84%) Fixed Income
3 211 (27.69%) Derivative
4 110 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (10.37%) Equity Derivative
6 75 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
7 55 (7.22%) Fintech
8 31 (4.07%) Hedge funds
9 30 (3.94%) Computer Science
10 28 (3.67%) Algorithms
11 25 (3.28%) Reference Data
11 25 (3.28%) User Experience
12 21 (2.76%) N-Tier
12 21 (2.76%) OTC Derivatives
13 19 (2.49%) Virtual Team
14 18 (2.36%) Market Risk
15 12 (1.57%) Data Structures
15 12 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.57%) TWAP
15 12 (1.57%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 95 (12.47%) Unix
2 91 (11.94%) Linux
3 61 (8.01%) Windows
4 8 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (24.54%) Multithreading
2 178 (23.36%) Electronic Trading
3 156 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
4 147 (19.29%) Low Latency
5 117 (15.35%) SDLC
6 76 (9.97%) Multithreaded Programming
7 66 (8.66%) Risk Management
8 59 (7.74%) Business Analysis
9 57 (7.48%) OO
10 56 (7.35%) Project Management
11 51 (6.69%) Scrum
11 51 (6.69%) TDD
12 48 (6.30%) Asset Management
13 46 (6.04%) Analytics
14 45 (5.91%) Algorithmic Trading
14 45 (5.91%) Test Automation
15 44 (5.77%) Data Management
16 39 (5.12%) Stakeholder Management
16 39 (5.12%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (4.33%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 323 (42.39%) Java
2 187 (24.54%) SQL
3 166 (21.78%) C#
4 134 (17.59%) C++
5 70 (9.19%) JavaScript
6 50 (6.56%) Python
7 47 (6.17%) Shell Script
8 45 (5.91%) C
9 44 (5.77%) Perl
10 39 (5.12%) Scala
11 24 (3.15%) PL/SQL
12 23 (3.02%) VBA
13 15 (1.97%) ES6
14 13 (1.71%) T-SQL
15 11 (1.44%) PHP
15 11 (1.44%) VB
16 6 (0.79%) TypeScript
17 5 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 5 (0.66%) Ruby
17 5 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (8.14%) Degree
2 17 (2.23%) ISEB
3 15 (1.97%) PMI Certification
4 13 (1.71%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (1.18%) PMP
6 6 (0.79%) MBA
7 2 (0.26%) CFA
7 2 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.26%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.26%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) ACCA
8 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.13%) CIMA
8 1 (0.13%) CISA
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (15.35%) MiFID
2 55 (7.22%) QA
3 15 (1.97%) EMIR
4 13 (1.71%) Dodd-Frank
5 4 (0.52%) Basel III
5 4 (0.52%) IFRS
5 4 (0.52%) PMO
6 3 (0.39%) CRD IV
6 3 (0.39%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.26%) COREP
7 2 (0.26%) GAAP
7 2 (0.26%) GDPR
7 2 (0.26%) ISO 20022
7 2 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.26%) SLA
7 2 (0.26%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.13%) FATCA
8 1 (0.13%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 8 (1.05%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) HDFS
3 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (0.66%) Ansible
1 5 (0.66%) Control-M
1 5 (0.66%) ITRS Geneos
1 5 (0.66%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.52%) Thomson Reuters DACS
3 1 (0.13%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.13%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.13%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.13%) Kibana
3 1 (0.13%) logstash
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.13%) RSA Archer
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 87 (11.42%) Oracle
2 60 (7.87%) Sybase
3 52 (6.82%) ION Trading
4 48 (6.30%) Fidessa
5 28 (3.67%) Bloomberg
6 25 (3.28%) TIBCO
7 22 (2.89%) Microsoft
8 18 (2.36%) Reuters
9 15 (1.97%) Murex
10 14 (1.84%) Calypso
11 12 (1.57%) IBM
11 12 (1.57%) Informatica
12 9 (1.18%) Citrix
13 8 (1.05%) Charles River
13 8 (1.05%) SimCorp
13 8 (1.05%) SunGard
14 6 (0.79%) Fixnetix
14 6 (0.79%) Google
15 5 (0.66%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.66%) DevExpress
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Rate: £650 - £850 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Optima Connections
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Real Staffing
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Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
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Hays London City Cheapside
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
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City, London
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Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
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City, London
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
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City, London
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