The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative 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.

Equity Derivatives
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 312 352 327
Rank change year-on-year +40 -25  
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 110 82 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.53% 0.38% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.38% 1.01% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 83
Median daily rate £575 £575 £575
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £372 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £658 £661
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +2.59% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

Equity Derivative 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%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Equity Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Equity Derivative in London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Equity Derivative in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in London

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in London

Equity Derivative
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 Equity Derivative 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 +6 25 £600 +2.12% 3
Canary Wharf +2 2 £603 +0.41%
Equity Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative 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 Equity Derivative.

1 180 (93.75%) Derivative
2 117 (60.94%) Front Office
3 94 (48.96%) Banking
4 87 (45.31%) Java
5 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
6 81 (42.19%) Finance
7 79 (41.15%) Equities
8 70 (36.46%) Investment Banking
9 50 (26.04%) C#
10 43 (22.40%) Unix
11 39 (20.31%) SQL
11 39 (20.31%) SDLC
12 36 (18.75%) Fixed Income
12 36 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 36 (18.75%) Multithreading
13 35 (18.23%) TDD
14 33 (17.19%) HTML
15 31 (16.15%) Perl
15 31 (16.15%) MiFID
16 30 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
17 29 (15.10%) HTML5
17 29 (15.10%) Software Engineering
18 28 (14.58%) Sybase
19 26 (13.54%) Shell Script
19 26 (13.54%) AngularJS
20 25 (13.02%) Relational Database
20 25 (13.02%) Linux
20 25 (13.02%) OO
20 25 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 25 (13.02%) Spring

Equity Derivative
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 2 (1.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.52%) Apache
2 1 (0.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.52%) GemFire
2 1 (0.52%) IIS
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.60%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.52%) Actimize
2 1 (0.52%) Bloomberg AIM
2 1 (0.52%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.02%) Relational Database
2 21 (10.94%) RDBMS
3 14 (7.29%) SQL Server
4 12 (6.25%) DB2
5 8 (4.17%) Big Data
6 6 (3.13%) Hazelcast
7 3 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.56%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.04%) Apache Hive
8 2 (1.04%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.04%) HBase
9 1 (0.52%) MS Access
9 1 (0.52%) QlikView
9 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (5.21%) JUnit
2 7 (3.65%) JIRA
3 5 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.04%) Subversion
4 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.04%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.52%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 117 (60.94%) Front Office
2 94 (48.96%) Banking
3 81 (42.19%) Finance
4 70 (36.46%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.65%) Back Office
6 5 (2.60%) Legal
7 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.52%) Retail
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 144 (75.00%) Developer
2 65 (33.85%) Java Developer
3 38 (19.79%) C# Developer
4 37 (19.27%) Front Office Developer
5 28 (14.58%) Analyst
6 27 (14.06%) Business Analyst
7 25 (13.02%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (11.98%) Senior Developer
9 19 (9.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (8.33%) C++ Developer
11 15 (7.81%) C# Software Developer
11 15 (7.81%) C++ Software Developer
11 15 (7.81%) C++/C# Developer
11 15 (7.81%) HTML Developer
11 15 (7.81%) Software Developer
12 11 (5.73%) .NET Developer
12 11 (5.73%) Agile Developer
12 11 (5.73%) Python Developer
13 10 (5.21%) Derivatives Business Analyst
13 10 (5.21%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (17.19%) HTML
2 29 (15.10%) HTML5
3 26 (13.54%) AngularJS
4 25 (13.02%) Spring
5 19 (9.90%) .NET
6 18 (9.38%) JMS
7 17 (8.85%) CSS
8 16 (8.33%) J2SE
9 14 (7.29%) WPF
10 11 (5.73%) React
11 8 (4.17%) WCF
12 7 (3.65%) REST
13 6 (3.13%) .NET Framework
13 6 (3.13%) Hibernate
13 6 (3.13%) Node.js
14 5 (2.60%) Web Services
14 5 (2.60%) WinForms
15 4 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
15 4 (2.08%) Redux
16 3 (1.56%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 180 (93.75%) Derivative
2 79 (41.15%) Equities
3 36 (18.75%) Fixed Income
4 30 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (13.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (11.46%) Greenfield Project
7 9 (4.69%) Exotic Derivative
8 8 (4.17%) Algorithms
8 8 (4.17%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.13%) Virtual Team
10 5 (2.60%) Hedge funds
11 4 (2.08%) Computer Science
11 4 (2.08%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.56%) Data Centre
12 3 (1.56%) Fintech
12 3 (1.56%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (1.56%) Swaptions
13 2 (1.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (22.40%) Unix
2 25 (13.02%) Linux
3 6 (3.13%) Windows
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.31%) SDLC
3 36 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 35 (18.23%) TDD
5 29 (15.10%) Software Engineering
6 25 (13.02%) OO
7 24 (12.50%) Migration
8 23 (11.98%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (11.98%) Economics
9 19 (9.90%) Scrum
10 18 (9.38%) Analytics
10 18 (9.38%) Electronic Trading
11 16 (8.33%) Pair Programming
11 16 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
12 15 (7.81%) Workflow
13 14 (7.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 14 (7.29%) Technical Analysis
14 13 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
15 12 (6.25%) Risk Management
16 11 (5.73%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 87 (45.31%) Java
2 50 (26.04%) C#
3 39 (20.31%) SQL
4 36 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 31 (16.15%) Perl
6 26 (13.54%) Shell Script
7 24 (12.50%) Python
8 23 (11.98%) C++
9 12 (6.25%) Scala
9 12 (6.25%) VBA
10 9 (4.69%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.56%) Kotlin
12 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.04%) VB
12 2 (1.04%) VBScript
13 1 (0.52%) ANSI SQL
13 1 (0.52%) Korn
13 1 (0.52%) sed
13 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (6.77%) Degree
2 5 (2.60%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (1.56%) CFA
3 3 (1.56%) MBA
4 1 (0.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.52%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (16.15%) MiFID
2 4 (2.08%) QA
3 2 (1.04%) EMIR
4 1 (0.52%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
4 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.04%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) Control-M
2 2 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 28 (14.58%) Sybase
2 15 (7.81%) Oracle
3 13 (6.77%) Fidessa
4 10 (5.21%) TIBCO
5 9 (4.69%) Sophis
6 7 (3.65%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.13%) Bloomberg
8 5 (2.60%) Reuters
9 4 (2.08%) Misys
9 4 (2.08%) Murex
10 3 (1.56%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.56%) IBM
10 3 (1.56%) Infragistics
11 2 (1.04%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.52%) BMC
12 1 (0.52%) Calypso
12 1 (0.52%) Charles River
12 1 (0.52%) Citrix
12 1 (0.52%) ION Trading
12 1 (0.52%) Telerik