Period
to

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 30 June 2022 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
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 195 213 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 -94 +181
Contract jobs citing Equities 574 360 384
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.46% 1.32% 2.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.19% 3.89% 6.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 317 367
10th Percentile £538 £500 £500
25th Percentile £550 £550 £538
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £650 £600 £650
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £738 £700 £750
90th Percentile £800 £750 £813
England median daily rate £650 £600 £650
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £85.75 - -
Median hourly rate £86.50 - -
75th Percentile £87.25 - -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £86.50 - -

Equities is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13,705 9,251 6,130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 34.79% 34.00% 35.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,036 6,480 4,474
10th Percentile £400 £352 £321
25th Percentile £488 £445 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £535
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +2.80% +1.90%
75th Percentile £725 £650 £650
90th Percentile £824 £745 £750
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 142 89
10th Percentile £18.35 £15.13 £14.22
25th Percentile £23.91 £20.00 £21.10
Median hourly rate £41.25 £32.45 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year +27.12% -15.71% +53.10%
75th Percentile £51.75 £45.13 £47.83
90th Percentile £67.50 £57.50 £54.20
England median hourly rate £26.50 £25.00 £24.70
% change year-on-year +6.00% +1.21% +17.62%

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 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -25 44 £800 +23.08% 20
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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.

1 475 (82.75%) Finance
2 448 (78.05%) Front Office
3 339 (59.06%) Agile
4 337 (58.71%) Software Engineering
5 326 (56.79%) Asset Management
6 321 (55.92%) Investment Management
7 319 (55.57%) AWS
8 312 (54.36%) Python
9 282 (49.13%) React
10 278 (48.43%) Derivative
11 271 (47.21%) Fixed Income
12 268 (46.69%) Analytics
13 265 (46.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 233 (40.59%) JavaScript
15 208 (36.24%) Azure
16 205 (35.71%) Hedge funds
16 205 (35.71%) SQL
17 197 (34.32%) GCP
18 178 (31.01%) Full Stack Development
19 176 (30.66%) Java
20 154 (26.83%) TypeScript
21 121 (21.08%) C#
22 111 (19.34%) Banking
23 110 (19.16%) CI/CD
24 106 (18.47%) Pandas
25 105 (18.29%) NumPy
25 105 (18.29%) .NET
26 102 (17.77%) Microservices
27 101 (17.60%) .NET Core
27 101 (17.60%) SciPy

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 14 (2.44%) Apache Spark
2 13 (2.26%) Apache Airflow
3 12 (2.09%) Apache
4 8 (1.39%) Confluence
5 5 (0.87%) Luigi
6 4 (0.70%) SAS
7 2 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.17%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Fidessa
2 5 (0.87%) Markit EDM
2 5 (0.87%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.35%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.17%) Bloomberg AIM
Cloud Services
1 319 (55.57%) AWS
2 208 (36.24%) Azure
3 197 (34.32%) GCP
4 16 (2.79%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (1.57%) Amazon S3
5 9 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (1.57%) Serverless
6 7 (1.22%) Amazon EMR
6 7 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.52%) GitHub
8 2 (0.35%) IaaS
8 2 (0.35%) OpenShift
8 2 (0.35%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.22%) FIX Connectivity
2 5 (0.87%) Multicast
3 3 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.48%) Big Data
2 15 (2.61%) Amazon Athena
3 14 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 12 (2.09%) SQL Server
5 10 (1.74%) KDB
6 8 (1.39%) Apache Ignite
7 7 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
7 7 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.22%) Presto
8 5 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (0.87%) MySQL
8 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.70%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.70%) HBase
9 4 (0.70%) Impala
9 4 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.52%) Tableau
11 2 (0.35%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 12 (2.09%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.57%) JIRA
2 9 (1.57%) Maven
3 8 (1.39%) Eclipse
3 8 (1.39%) Gradle
3 8 (1.39%) IntelliJ
4 4 (0.70%) kappa
5 2 (0.35%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.35%) MSTest
5 2 (0.35%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.35%) webpack
6 1 (0.17%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 475 (82.75%) Finance
2 448 (78.05%) Front Office
3 111 (19.34%) Banking
4 85 (14.81%) Social Skills
5 74 (12.89%) Investment Banking
6 26 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (3.66%) Influencing Skills
8 14 (2.44%) Organisational Skills
9 12 (2.09%) Legal
10 6 (1.05%) Back Office
10 6 (1.05%) Prime Brokerage
11 5 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.87%) International Banking
11 5 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
12 3 (0.52%) Law
12 3 (0.52%) Private Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.35%) Marketing
13 2 (0.35%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.35%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 391 (68.12%) Developer
2 227 (39.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 227 (39.55%) Software Engineer
3 167 (29.09%) Python Developer
4 164 (28.57%) AWS Developer
4 164 (28.57%) AWS Engineer
5 156 (27.18%) Python Engineer
6 104 (18.12%) AWS Software Engineer
7 99 (17.25%) Java Developer
8 96 (16.72%) Python Software Engineer
9 86 (14.98%) .NET Developer
10 77 (13.41%) Analyst
11 60 (10.45%) .NET Software Developer
11 60 (10.45%) .NET Software Engineer
12 57 (9.93%) Senior Developer
13 54 (9.41%) Business Analyst
14 52 (9.06%) Java Engineer
15 51 (8.89%) Java Software Developer
15 51 (8.89%) Java Software Engineer
16 44 (7.67%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (49.13%) React
2 106 (18.47%) Pandas
3 105 (18.29%) .NET
3 105 (18.29%) NumPy
4 101 (17.60%) .NET Core
4 101 (17.60%) SciPy
5 56 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 55 (9.58%) ASP.NET
6 55 (9.58%) ASP.NET Core
7 43 (7.49%) FIX Protocol
8 37 (6.45%) AngularJS
9 33 (5.75%) gRPC
9 33 (5.75%) Protocol Buffers
10 25 (4.36%) Vue.js
11 15 (2.61%) XML
12 14 (2.44%) Kafka
12 14 (2.44%) Spring
13 13 (2.26%) Node.js
14 9 (1.57%) D3.js
15 8 (1.39%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 278 (48.43%) Derivative
2 271 (47.21%) Fixed Income
3 265 (46.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 205 (35.71%) Hedge funds
5 69 (12.02%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (3.31%) Equity Derivative
6 19 (3.31%) Reference Data
7 15 (2.61%) Market Risk
8 13 (2.26%) Exotic Derivative
9 9 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
10 8 (1.39%) Data Structures
10 8 (1.39%) TWAP
10 8 (1.39%) VWAP
11 7 (1.22%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.05%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
12 6 (1.05%) User Experience
13 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.87%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (9.06%) Linux
2 50 (8.71%) Unix
3 20 (3.48%) Windows
4 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.17%) Android
5 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (59.06%) Agile
2 337 (58.71%) Software Engineering
3 326 (56.79%) Asset Management
4 321 (55.92%) Investment Management
5 268 (46.69%) Analytics
6 178 (31.01%) Full Stack Development
7 110 (19.16%) CI/CD
8 102 (17.77%) Microservices
9 78 (13.59%) Portfolio Analytics
10 71 (12.37%) Visualisation
11 70 (12.20%) DevOps
12 60 (10.45%) Fintech
13 57 (9.93%) Low Latency
14 55 (9.58%) Electronic Trading
15 50 (8.71%) Data Analytics
16 49 (8.54%) TDD
17 42 (7.32%) Migration
18 40 (6.97%) Front End Development
19 38 (6.62%) Mentoring
20 35 (6.10%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 312 (54.36%) Python
2 233 (40.59%) JavaScript
3 205 (35.71%) SQL
4 176 (30.66%) Java
5 154 (26.83%) TypeScript
6 121 (21.08%) C#
7 38 (6.62%) C++
8 24 (4.18%) Perl
9 19 (3.31%) C
10 13 (2.26%) Scala
11 9 (1.57%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.87%) Bash
12 5 (0.87%) VBA
13 4 (0.70%) PHP
13 4 (0.70%) VB
14 3 (0.52%) Kotlin
15 2 (0.35%) ES6
16 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (2.79%) Degree
2 4 (0.70%) CFA
3 3 (0.52%) APMG
3 3 (0.52%) IIBA
3 3 (0.52%) ISEB
3 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.17%) CCNA
5 1 (0.17%) CCNP
5 1 (0.17%) CIMA
5 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.17%) MBA
5 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (8.89%) QA
2 11 (1.92%) MiFID
3 8 (1.39%) EMIR
4 5 (0.87%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.70%) IFRS
6 3 (0.52%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.52%) FATCA
7 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.17%) GAAP
7 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (6.79%) Docker
2 4 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 39 (6.79%) Terraform
2 21 (3.66%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (1.74%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.17%) Ansible
4 1 (0.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (3.48%) Charles River
2 18 (3.14%) Bloomberg
3 14 (2.44%) Sun
4 11 (1.92%) Citrix
5 9 (1.57%) Oracle
6 7 (1.22%) Solace
6 7 (1.22%) Splunk
7 5 (0.87%) Calypso
7 5 (0.87%) SimCorp
8 4 (0.70%) Microsoft
8 4 (0.70%) Murex
9 3 (0.52%) Cloudera
9 3 (0.52%) Databricks
9 3 (0.52%) GoldenSource
9 3 (0.52%) Greenplum
10 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.35%) Refinitiv
10 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.17%) CheckPoint