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 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 320 373 288
Rank change year-on-year +53 -85  
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 82 53 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.42% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.69% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 36 99
Median daily rate £563 £574 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% -0.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 6839 7737 7624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.08% 34.69% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 5512 5179
Median daily rate £500 £475 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £290 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 121 143
Median hourly rate £27.92 £19.50 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.21% +3.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.20 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Equity Derivative as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 March 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 -2 15 £600 +4.80% 4
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 -8.33%
Equity Derivative
England

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 148 (93.67%) Derivative
2 114 (72.15%) Front Office
3 81 (51.27%) Banking
4 69 (43.67%) Java
5 68 (43.04%) Equities
6 64 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (38.61%) Investment Banking
7 61 (38.61%) Finance
8 33 (20.89%) SDLC
9 32 (20.25%) SQL
10 30 (18.99%) C#
11 29 (18.35%) MiFID
11 29 (18.35%) Multithreading
12 28 (17.72%) TDD
12 28 (17.72%) Unix
13 24 (15.19%) OO
13 24 (15.19%) HTML
14 23 (14.56%) HTML5
14 23 (14.56%) Relational Database
15 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
15 22 (13.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 21 (13.29%) Scrum
17 20 (12.66%) RDBMS
17 20 (12.66%) .NET
17 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
18 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
19 18 (11.39%) Spring
20 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
20 17 (10.76%) Linux
20 17 (10.76%) Perl

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 (1.27%) Apache
1 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.56%) Relational Database
2 20 (12.66%) RDBMS
3 14 (8.86%) SQL Server
4 13 (8.23%) DB2
5 7 (4.43%) Big Data
5 7 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.16%) Hazelcast
7 4 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.27%) HBase
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.63%) MS Access
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (5.70%) JUnit
2 6 (3.80%) JIRA
3 3 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.63%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.63%) Hudson
4 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 114 (72.15%) Front Office
2 81 (51.27%) Banking
3 61 (38.61%) Finance
3 61 (38.61%) Investment Banking
4 6 (3.80%) Back Office
5 5 (3.16%) Legal
6 3 (1.90%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.90%) French Language
7 1 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 104 (65.82%) Developer
2 51 (32.28%) Java Developer
3 33 (20.89%) Analyst
4 32 (20.25%) Front Office Developer
5 29 (18.35%) Business Analyst
6 24 (15.19%) Senior Developer
7 21 (13.29%) C# Developer
8 17 (10.76%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (10.13%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 15 (9.49%) Derivatives Business Analyst
10 15 (9.49%) HTML Developer
10 15 (9.49%) JavaScript Developer
11 13 (8.23%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
12 12 (7.59%) UI Developer
13 11 (6.96%) Agile Developer
14 9 (5.70%) Project Manager
15 8 (5.06%) Angular Developer
15 8 (5.06%) Front Office Business Analyst
15 8 (5.06%) HTML CSS Developer
15 8 (5.06%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.19%) HTML
2 23 (14.56%) HTML5
3 20 (12.66%) .NET
4 18 (11.39%) Spring
5 17 (10.76%) AngularJS
6 16 (10.13%) JMS
7 14 (8.86%) CSS
7 14 (8.86%) WPF
8 12 (7.59%) J2SE
8 12 (7.59%) WCF
9 6 (3.80%) React
9 6 (3.80%) Web Services
10 5 (3.16%) .NET Framework
10 5 (3.16%) CSS3
11 3 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (1.90%) JSON
11 3 (1.90%) REST
11 3 (1.90%) SOAP
11 3 (1.90%) WinForms
11 3 (1.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 148 (93.67%) Derivative
2 68 (43.04%) Equities
3 22 (13.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (12.03%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (6.96%) Fixed Income
6 7 (4.43%) Exotic Derivative
7 6 (3.80%) Virtual Team
8 5 (3.16%) Fintech
9 3 (1.90%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.27%) Hedge funds
10 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.27%) Market Risk
10 2 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
11 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.63%) Eurex
11 1 (0.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.72%) Unix
2 17 (10.76%) Linux
3 7 (4.43%) Windows
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (40.51%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.89%) SDLC
3 29 (18.35%) Multithreading
4 28 (17.72%) TDD
5 24 (15.19%) OO
6 21 (13.29%) Scrum
7 20 (12.66%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.76%) Analytics
8 17 (10.76%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (10.13%) Migration
9 16 (10.13%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (8.23%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 12 (7.59%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (6.96%) Database Tuning
12 11 (6.96%) OOD
12 11 (6.96%) Risk Management
13 10 (6.33%) Project Management
14 9 (5.70%) Pair Programming
14 9 (5.70%) Technical Analysis
15 8 (5.06%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 69 (43.67%) Java
2 32 (20.25%) SQL
3 30 (18.99%) C#
4 22 (13.92%) JavaScript
5 17 (10.76%) Perl
6 13 (8.23%) Shell Script
6 13 (8.23%) TypeScript
7 11 (6.96%) C++
7 11 (6.96%) Python
7 11 (6.96%) VBA
8 9 (5.70%) Scala
9 3 (1.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.27%) ANSI SQL
10 2 (1.27%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.63%) C
11 1 (0.63%) Korn
11 1 (0.63%) PHP
11 1 (0.63%) sed
11 1 (0.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.16%) Degree
2 3 (1.90%) CFA
2 3 (1.90%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.35%) MiFID
2 5 (3.16%) QA
3 3 (1.90%) EMIR
4 2 (1.27%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (1.27%) SLA
5 1 (0.63%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) HDFS
2 1 (0.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Control-M
2 1 (0.63%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 16 (10.13%) Sybase
2 14 (8.86%) Fidessa
2 14 (8.86%) Oracle
3 10 (6.33%) Bloomberg
4 8 (5.06%) TIBCO
5 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.43%) Sophis
6 6 (3.80%) Reuters
7 4 (2.53%) Murex
8 2 (1.27%) BMC
8 2 (1.27%) Charles River
8 2 (1.27%) Citrix
8 2 (1.27%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.27%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.63%) Actimize
9 1 (0.63%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.63%) Misys
9 1 (0.63%) Telerik
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