Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 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
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 203 135 318
Rank change year-on-year -68 +183 -61
Contract jobs citing Equities 348 369 322
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.35% 2.03% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% 6.13% 2.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 351 231
10th Percentile £500 £500 £475
25th Percentile £544 £550 £553
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £650 £625
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
75th Percentile £700 £750 £688
90th Percentile £750 £813 £750
England median daily rate £600 £650 £625
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% -

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 8,445 6,020 12,803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 32.82% 33.10% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,901 4,405 9,105
10th Percentile £350 £313 £325
25th Percentile £443 £425 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £525
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +3.96%
75th Percentile £650 £650 £625
90th Percentile £746 £750 £700
England median daily rate £500 £495 £480
% change year-on-year +1.01% +3.13% +1.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 102 183
10th Percentile £15.03 £14.03 £12.76
25th Percentile £20.00 £20.24 £18.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.70 £25.30
Median % change year-on-year -8.96% +41.12% +3.24%
75th Percentile £47.50 £47.75 £43.75
90th Percentile £59.25 £53.75 £52.50
England median hourly rate £25.00 £23.13 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.07% +12.84% -14.58%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +10 37 £600 -3.23% 24
South London - 1 £650 - 2
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 246 (70.69%) Front Office
2 229 (65.80%) Finance
3 190 (54.60%) Python
4 189 (54.31%) Fixed Income
5 173 (49.71%) Derivative
6 166 (47.70%) Java
7 142 (40.80%) JavaScript
8 133 (38.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 130 (37.36%) Asset Management
10 128 (36.78%) Analytics
11 122 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
12 121 (34.77%) Investment Management
13 113 (32.47%) Software Engineering
13 113 (32.47%) AWS
14 108 (31.03%) Hedge funds
15 100 (28.74%) Banking
15 100 (28.74%) SQL
16 92 (26.44%) React
17 83 (23.85%) AngularJS
18 78 (22.41%) Web Services
19 71 (20.40%) Investment Banking
20 64 (18.39%) Vue.js
21 60 (17.24%) Azure
21 60 (17.24%) C#
22 59 (16.95%) GCP
23 57 (16.38%) Kotlin
24 55 (15.80%) Requirements Gathering
25 52 (14.94%) TypeScript
26 50 (14.37%) Social Skills
27 47 (13.51%) Portfolio Management

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 10 (2.87%) Apache Spark
2 7 (2.01%) Apache
3 6 (1.72%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.57%) JBoss
4 2 (0.57%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.57%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.29%) Confluence
5 1 (0.29%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 11 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle Assets
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle E-Business Tax
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle FAH
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle General Ledger
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle Internet Expenses
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle iProcurement
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle Receivables
1 6 (1.72%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 4 (1.15%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.86%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.86%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
4 2 (0.57%) Eagle PACE
4 2 (0.57%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.57%) LongView
5 1 (0.29%) Advent Geneva
5 1 (0.29%) Eikon
5 1 (0.29%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 113 (32.47%) AWS
2 60 (17.24%) Azure
3 59 (16.95%) GCP
4 30 (8.62%) Amazon S3
4 30 (8.62%) AWS Lambda
4 30 (8.62%) Serverless
5 28 (8.05%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.15%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.59%) Wireshark
2 8 (2.30%) Firewall
2 8 (2.30%) Multicast
2 8 (2.30%) tcpdump
3 2 (0.57%) BGP
4 1 (0.29%) FIX Connectivity
4 1 (0.29%) HTTP
4 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 14 (4.02%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.01%) KDB
6 6 (1.72%) Apache Ignite
6 6 (1.72%) Oracle BI EE
7 5 (1.44%) Big Data
7 5 (1.44%) Tableau
8 4 (1.15%) Amazon Athena
8 4 (1.15%) Apache Hive
8 4 (1.15%) Hazelcast
8 4 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.15%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.15%) Spark SQL
9 3 (0.86%) Blockchain
9 3 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.57%) Impala
10 2 (0.57%) Kdb+
10 2 (0.57%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 17 (4.89%) Git (software)
1 17 (4.89%) JIRA
2 15 (4.31%) Jenkins
3 12 (3.45%) Bitbucket
4 9 (2.59%) Artifactory
5 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.57%) Maven
6 2 (0.57%) Subversion
7 1 (0.29%) GitLab
7 1 (0.29%) Gradle
7 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.29%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.29%) TeamCity
General
1 246 (70.69%) Front Office
2 229 (65.80%) Finance
3 100 (28.74%) Banking
4 71 (20.40%) Investment Banking
5 50 (14.37%) Social Skills
6 18 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.45%) Back Office
8 9 (2.59%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.59%) Prime Brokerage
9 3 (0.86%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (0.29%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 204 (58.62%) Developer
2 83 (23.85%) Front Office Developer
3 79 (22.70%) Python Developer
4 77 (22.13%) Analyst
5 54 (15.52%) Java Developer
5 54 (15.52%) JavaScript Developer
6 44 (12.64%) Financial Analyst
7 43 (12.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 43 (12.36%) Software Engineer
8 40 (11.49%) Python Engineer
9 34 (9.77%) Business Analyst
10 30 (8.62%) SQL Analyst
11 29 (8.33%) SQL Data Analyst
12 28 (8.05%) Python Software Engineer
13 24 (6.90%) React Developer
14 22 (6.32%) JavaScript Engineer
15 21 (6.03%) AWS Engineer
16 19 (5.46%) AWS Developer
16 19 (5.46%) Electronic Trading Developer
16 19 (5.46%) Investment Banking Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (26.44%) React
2 83 (23.85%) AngularJS
3 78 (22.41%) Web Services
4 64 (18.39%) Vue.js
5 39 (11.21%) Node.js
6 31 (8.91%) Middleware
7 26 (7.47%) .NET
7 26 (7.47%) GraphQL
8 24 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
9 22 (6.32%) Shiny
10 17 (4.89%) Rendezvous
11 16 (4.60%) NumPy
11 16 (4.60%) Pandas
11 16 (4.60%) XML
12 15 (4.31%) Kafka
13 14 (4.02%) .NET Core
13 14 (4.02%) ASP.NET
13 14 (4.02%) ASP.NET Core
13 14 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (3.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 189 (54.31%) Fixed Income
2 173 (49.71%) Derivative
3 133 (38.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 108 (31.03%) Hedge funds
5 44 (12.64%) Equity Derivative
6 29 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (6.61%) Credit Risk
8 10 (2.87%) Algorithms
8 10 (2.87%) Market Risk
9 9 (2.59%) SWIFT
10 8 (2.30%) Data Structures
11 7 (2.01%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (1.44%) Data Protection Act
12 5 (1.44%) User Experience
13 3 (0.86%) Reference Data
14 2 (0.57%) Cloud Native
14 2 (0.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 1 (0.29%) Equity Risk
15 1 (0.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 42 (12.07%) Unix
2 39 (11.21%) Linux
3 14 (4.02%) Windows
4 8 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.57%) CentOS
5 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (37.36%) Asset Management
2 128 (36.78%) Analytics
3 122 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
4 121 (34.77%) Investment Management
5 113 (32.47%) Software Engineering
6 55 (15.80%) Requirements Gathering
7 47 (13.51%) Portfolio Management
8 43 (12.36%) Electronic Trading
9 40 (11.49%) Dashboard Development
10 36 (10.34%) Low Latency
11 34 (9.77%) Microservices
12 27 (7.76%) Test Automation
13 26 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
13 26 (7.47%) Risk Analytics
14 25 (7.18%) Multithreading
14 25 (7.18%) SDLC
15 22 (6.32%) Migration
16 21 (6.03%) Data Analysis
16 21 (6.03%) DevOps
17 20 (5.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 190 (54.60%) Python
2 166 (47.70%) Java
3 142 (40.80%) JavaScript
4 100 (28.74%) SQL
5 60 (17.24%) C#
6 57 (16.38%) Kotlin
7 52 (14.94%) TypeScript
8 45 (12.93%) C++
9 32 (9.20%) Scala
10 22 (6.32%) R
11 17 (4.89%) Java 9
12 9 (2.59%) VBA
13 8 (2.30%) Java 8
13 8 (2.30%) Perl
14 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
15 6 (1.72%) PHP
15 6 (1.72%) VB
16 3 (0.86%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.86%) Go
17 2 (0.57%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 23 (6.61%) Degree
2 8 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.57%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.57%) PhD
4 1 (0.29%) ACCA
4 1 (0.29%) CIMA
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) MBA
4 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.72%) MiFID
1 6 (1.72%) QA
1 6 (1.72%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.29%) EMIR
3 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (3.45%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.29%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.16%) Ansible
2 10 (2.87%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.59%) Puppet
4 8 (2.30%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.86%) Control-M
6 2 (0.57%) Grafana
6 2 (0.57%) Terraform
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.29%) Istio
7 1 (0.29%) Oozie
Vendors
1 17 (4.89%) ION Trading
1 17 (4.89%) TIBCO
2 14 (4.02%) Citrix
3 13 (3.74%) Bloomberg
4 12 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 11 (3.16%) Oracle
6 7 (2.01%) Microsoft
7 5 (1.44%) Sybase
8 4 (1.15%) Alteryx
8 4 (1.15%) Charles River
8 4 (1.15%) Dataiku
8 4 (1.15%) Refinitiv
9 3 (0.86%) Google
9 3 (0.86%) Sparx
10 2 (0.57%) Calypso
11 1 (0.29%) Advent
11 1 (0.29%) Fidessa
11 1 (0.29%) Murex
11 1 (0.29%) Reuters
11 1 (0.29%) Syncfusion