Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 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
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 421 458 363
Rank change year-on-year +37 -95 +36
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 206 131 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.31% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.86% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 99 197
London median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
10th Percentile £500 £474 £482
90th Percentile £713 £728 £713
England median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

Equity Derivative 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 17,783 15,155 16,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.31% 36.33% 37.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,879 10,652 11,364
London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 252 266
London median hourly rate £21.70 £21.15 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +1.15% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.41 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.50
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

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 6 months to 16 January 2018.

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 6 months to 16 January 2018. 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 +25 66 £621 +8.04% 4
East London -8 5 £625 +20.19% 4
Equity Derivative
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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.

1 192 (93.20%) Derivative
2 129 (62.62%) Front Office
3 114 (55.34%) Java
4 110 (53.40%) Banking
5 86 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (38.83%) Equities
7 74 (35.92%) Finance
8 68 (33.01%) Investment Banking
9 54 (26.21%) Multithreading
10 51 (24.76%) JavaScript
11 47 (22.82%) SDLC
12 41 (19.90%) AngularJS
13 40 (19.42%) HTML
14 37 (17.96%) TDD
15 36 (17.48%) HTML5
15 36 (17.48%) Low Latency
16 35 (16.99%) Fixed Income
17 32 (15.53%) CSS
17 32 (15.53%) Electronic Trading
18 30 (14.56%) C#
18 30 (14.56%) Technical Analysis
19 29 (14.08%) SQL
20 26 (12.62%) Pair Programming
20 26 (12.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 25 (12.14%) Spring
21 25 (12.14%) Relational Database
22 24 (11.65%) React
23 23 (11.17%) LESS
23 23 (11.17%) Middleware
24 20 (9.71%) Python

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 1 (0.49%) JBoss
1 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.46%) Markit EDM
1 3 (1.46%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.28%) IaaS
1 15 (7.28%) npm
1 15 (7.28%) PaaS
1 15 (7.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (12.14%) Relational Database
2 18 (8.74%) RDBMS
3 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.43%) KDB
5 4 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.46%) MySQL
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.49%) Big Data
8 1 (0.49%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 19 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 18 (8.74%) Jenkins
3 15 (7.28%) Grunt
3 15 (7.28%) gulp
3 15 (7.28%) webpack
4 8 (3.88%) JIRA
5 5 (2.43%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.94%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.46%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.46%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.46%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.49%) Ant
8 1 (0.49%) JUnit
8 1 (0.49%) Maven
8 1 (0.49%) NuGet
General
1 129 (62.62%) Front Office
2 110 (53.40%) Banking
3 74 (35.92%) Finance
4 68 (33.01%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.91%) Back Office
6 3 (1.46%) French Language
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 157 (76.21%) Developer
2 81 (39.32%) Java Developer
3 39 (18.93%) Front Office Developer
4 35 (16.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 32 (15.53%) Senior Developer
5 32 (15.53%) Senior Java Developer
6 31 (15.05%) Analyst
7 29 (14.08%) HTML Developer
8 28 (13.59%) UI Developer
9 25 (12.14%) Business Analyst
10 21 (10.19%) C# Developer
11 14 (6.80%) Agile Developer
11 14 (6.80%) Core Java Developer
11 14 (6.80%) Front Office Business Analyst
12 10 (4.85%) Web Developer
12 10 (4.85%) WPF Developer
13 9 (4.37%) Angular Developer
13 9 (4.37%) RAD Developer
13 9 (4.37%) UI/UX Developer
13 9 (4.37%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (19.90%) AngularJS
2 40 (19.42%) HTML
3 36 (17.48%) HTML5
4 32 (15.53%) CSS
5 25 (12.14%) Spring
6 24 (11.65%) React
7 23 (11.17%) LESS
7 23 (11.17%) Middleware
8 16 (7.77%) JMS
9 15 (7.28%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 14 (6.80%) .NET
10 14 (6.80%) WPF
11 9 (4.37%) WCF
12 8 (3.88%) .NET Framework
12 8 (3.88%) Sass
13 7 (3.40%) WinForms
14 6 (2.91%) HTML5 Canvas
14 6 (2.91%) WebSockets
15 5 (2.43%) REST
15 5 (2.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 192 (93.20%) Derivative
2 80 (38.83%) Equities
3 35 (16.99%) Fixed Income
4 26 (12.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (5.83%) User Experience
7 9 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.88%) N-Tier
9 7 (3.40%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 7 (3.40%) Swaptions
10 5 (2.43%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.43%) Exotic Derivative
10 5 (2.43%) Hedge funds
10 5 (2.43%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.46%) Fintech
12 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (0.97%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.97%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.49%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.34%) Linux
1 11 (5.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (26.21%) Multithreading
3 47 (22.82%) SDLC
4 37 (17.96%) TDD
5 36 (17.48%) Low Latency
6 32 (15.53%) Electronic Trading
7 30 (14.56%) Technical Analysis
8 26 (12.62%) Pair Programming
9 20 (9.71%) Analytics
9 20 (9.71%) Concurrent Programming
10 19 (9.22%) Multithreaded Programming
11 18 (8.74%) Web Development
12 17 (8.25%) Mentoring
12 17 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 17 (8.25%) Test Automation
13 16 (7.77%) Migration
14 15 (7.28%) DevOps
15 13 (6.31%) Data Analysis
16 12 (5.83%) OO
17 11 (5.34%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 114 (55.34%) Java
2 51 (24.76%) JavaScript
3 30 (14.56%) C#
4 29 (14.08%) SQL
5 20 (9.71%) Python
6 17 (8.25%) Kotlin
7 16 (7.77%) Scala
7 16 (7.77%) VBA
8 15 (7.28%) ES6
8 15 (7.28%) TypeScript
9 13 (6.31%) C++
10 4 (1.94%) Perl
11 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.46%) C
11 3 (1.46%) VB
11 3 (1.46%) VBScript
11 3 (1.46%) VC++
12 1 (0.49%) Ruby
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (5.34%) Degree
2 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.80%) MiFID
2 10 (4.85%) QA
3 6 (2.91%) EMIR
4 1 (0.49%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (7.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (7.28%) Ansible
1 15 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (9.22%) Fidessa
2 15 (7.28%) TIBCO
3 9 (4.37%) Oracle
4 8 (3.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.40%) Sophis
6 6 (2.91%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.43%) Murex
7 5 (2.43%) Sybase
8 4 (1.94%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.94%) Charles River
8 4 (1.94%) Reuters
9 2 (0.97%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.49%) Calypso
10 1 (0.49%) ION Trading
10 1 (0.49%) Remedy
10 1 (0.49%) Wallstreet Suite