Period
to 8 March 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 8 March 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 140 178 251
Rank change year-on-year +38 +73 -21
Contract jobs citing Equities 386 398 457
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.93% 1.46% 1.06%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.11% 4.25% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 322 328
Median daily rate £600 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £438 £500 £475
90th Percentile £788 £800 £766
England median daily rate £600 £650 £640
% change year-on-year -7.69% +1.56% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
England median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 7,561 9,371 15,188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.85% 34.41% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,286 6,715 10,896
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
90th Percentile £725 £709 £700
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 151 250
Median hourly rate £29.43 £24.12 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.99% +9.64% -2.22%
10th Percentile £16.99 £12.44 £12.98
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.50 £47.00
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.54 £20.24
% change year-on-year +16.05% +6.46% -3.64%

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 8 March 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 8 March 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 +42 23 £589 -7.65% 26
Equities
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 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.

1 310 (80.31%) Front Office
1 310 (80.31%) Finance
2 260 (67.36%) Python
3 254 (65.80%) Derivative
4 222 (57.51%) JavaScript
5 221 (57.25%) Fixed Income
6 217 (56.22%) Java
7 200 (51.81%) Asset Management
8 188 (48.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 180 (46.63%) AWS
10 179 (46.37%) Software Engineering
11 167 (43.26%) Web Services
12 162 (41.97%) Investment Management
13 158 (40.93%) React
14 156 (40.41%) Hedge funds
15 155 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
16 130 (33.68%) SQL
17 129 (33.42%) AngularJS
18 111 (28.76%) Vue.js
19 110 (28.50%) Kotlin
20 105 (27.20%) Analytics
21 85 (22.02%) Banking
22 72 (18.65%) Node.js
23 66 (17.10%) TypeScript
24 65 (16.84%) Requirements Gathering
25 63 (16.32%) Investment Banking
26 59 (15.28%) Serverless
26 59 (15.28%) AWS Lambda
27 58 (15.03%) Apache Ignite
27 58 (15.03%) 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 58 (15.03%) Apache
2 38 (9.84%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.04%) JBoss
3 4 (1.04%) WebLogic
4 2 (0.52%) Jupyter
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.55%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.07%) ION MarketView
2 3 (0.78%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.26%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.26%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.26%) LongView
3 1 (0.26%) PolarLake
3 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 180 (46.63%) AWS
2 59 (15.28%) AWS Lambda
2 59 (15.28%) Serverless
3 57 (14.77%) Amazon EC2
3 57 (14.77%) Amazon S3
4 55 (14.25%) Azure
5 53 (13.73%) GCP
6 3 (0.78%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.26%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (15.03%) Apache Ignite
2 57 (14.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 13 (3.37%) SQL Server
4 10 (2.59%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.55%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.55%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.30%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.30%) KDB
6 5 (1.30%) Tableau
7 4 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.04%) MySQL
8 3 (0.78%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.78%) Spark SQL
9 2 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.52%) Big Data
9 2 (0.52%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.52%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.52%) QlikView
10 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (6.48%) JIRA
2 21 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 18 (4.66%) Bitbucket
4 15 (3.89%) Artifactory
5 6 (1.55%) TeamCity
6 5 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.04%) Gradle
8 3 (0.78%) RStudio
9 2 (0.52%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.52%) Maven
10 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.26%) GitLab
10 1 (0.26%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.26%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.26%) Subversion
General
1 310 (80.31%) Finance
1 310 (80.31%) Front Office
2 85 (22.02%) Banking
3 63 (16.32%) Investment Banking
4 11 (2.85%) Back Office
5 10 (2.59%) Prime Brokerage
6 9 (2.33%) Synthetic Prime Brokerage
7 4 (1.04%) Advertising
7 4 (1.04%) International Banking
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) Law
8 2 (0.52%) Legal
8 2 (0.52%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 258 (66.84%) Developer
2 125 (32.38%) Software Engineer
3 124 (32.12%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 113 (29.27%) Python Developer
5 83 (21.50%) Analyst
5 83 (21.50%) JavaScript Developer
6 70 (18.13%) Python Engineer
7 68 (17.62%) Front Office Developer
8 67 (17.36%) Python Software Engineer
9 58 (15.03%) Java Developer
10 46 (11.92%) Financial Analyst
11 45 (11.66%) JavaScript Engineer
12 37 (9.59%) Business Analyst
13 31 (8.03%) SQL Analyst
13 31 (8.03%) SQL Data Analyst
14 22 (5.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
14 22 (5.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
15 20 (5.18%) Software Developer
16 18 (4.66%) AWS Developer
16 18 (4.66%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (43.26%) Web Services
2 158 (40.93%) React
3 129 (33.42%) AngularJS
4 111 (28.76%) Vue.js
5 72 (18.65%) Node.js
6 36 (9.33%) gRPC
6 36 (9.33%) Protocol Buffers
7 31 (8.03%) FIX Protocol
8 26 (6.74%) Shiny
9 21 (5.44%) XML
10 19 (4.92%) .NET
11 14 (3.63%) Middleware
12 13 (3.37%) .NET Core
12 13 (3.37%) ASP.NET
12 13 (3.37%) ASP.NET Core
12 13 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (3.11%) GraphQL
14 10 (2.59%) Kafka
15 9 (2.33%) Pandas
15 9 (2.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 254 (65.80%) Derivative
2 221 (57.25%) Fixed Income
3 188 (48.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 156 (40.41%) Hedge funds
5 48 (12.44%) Equity Derivative
6 25 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
7 16 (4.15%) SWIFT
8 14 (3.63%) Blog
9 9 (2.33%) Credit Derivative
9 9 (2.33%) Credit Risk
10 8 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
11 7 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (1.81%) Data Structures
12 5 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 5 (1.30%) User Experience
13 4 (1.04%) Reference Data
14 3 (0.78%) OTC Derivatives
15 2 (0.52%) Market Risk
15 2 (0.52%) N-Tier
16 1 (0.26%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.96%) Linux
2 22 (5.70%) Unix
3 2 (0.52%) CentOS
3 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
3 2 (0.52%) Windows
3 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (51.81%) Asset Management
2 179 (46.37%) Software Engineering
3 162 (41.97%) Investment Management
4 155 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (27.20%) Analytics
6 65 (16.84%) Requirements Gathering
7 58 (15.03%) Portfolio Management
8 46 (11.92%) Dashboard Development
9 36 (9.33%) Performance Attribution
10 35 (9.07%) Electronic Trading
11 33 (8.55%) Test Automation
12 30 (7.77%) Low Latency
13 29 (7.51%) Business Analysis
14 27 (6.99%) Microservices
14 27 (6.99%) Multithreading
15 24 (6.22%) Data Analysis
16 23 (5.96%) Migration
17 17 (4.40%) Fintech
17 17 (4.40%) TDD
18 16 (4.15%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 260 (67.36%) Python
2 222 (57.51%) JavaScript
3 217 (56.22%) Java
4 130 (33.68%) SQL
5 110 (28.50%) Kotlin
6 66 (17.10%) TypeScript
7 56 (14.51%) C#
7 56 (14.51%) Scala
8 51 (13.21%) C++
9 26 (6.74%) R
10 23 (5.96%) Clojure
11 11 (2.85%) VBA
12 9 (2.33%) Java 9
13 7 (1.81%) C
14 5 (1.30%) Java 8
15 4 (1.04%) Perl
16 3 (0.78%) Go
17 2 (0.52%) Bash Shell
17 2 (0.52%) VB
18 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (5.18%) Degree
2 15 (3.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.52%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.52%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.81%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 3 (0.78%) MiFID
3 1 (0.26%) Basel III
3 1 (0.26%) COREP
3 1 (0.26%) CRD IV
3 1 (0.26%) EMIR
3 1 (0.26%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (11.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 38 (9.84%) Kubernetes
2 36 (9.33%) Terraform
3 5 (1.30%) Ansible
4 3 (0.78%) Grafana
5 2 (0.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (12.44%) Bloomberg
2 17 (4.40%) ION Trading
3 15 (3.89%) TIBCO
4 6 (1.55%) Sybase
5 5 (1.30%) Google
6 3 (0.78%) Alteryx
6 3 (0.78%) Dataiku
6 3 (0.78%) Murex
6 3 (0.78%) Oracle
6 3 (0.78%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.78%) Sparx
7 2 (0.52%) Calypso
7 2 (0.52%) Charles River
7 2 (0.52%) Citrix
7 2 (0.52%) Fidessa
7 2 (0.52%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.52%) VMware
8 1 (0.26%) Adobe
8 1 (0.26%) Apple
8 1 (0.26%) Reuters