The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equity Derivative in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equity Derivatives
UK
Rank 488 571 470
Rank change year-on-year +83 -101  
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 98 59 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 0.36% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 40 111
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £423 £475
10% offered a daily rate of more than £703 £678 £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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14227 16375 15745
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.03% 31.01% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 10651 9505
Median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 560 659
Median hourly rate £22.50 £24.00 £18.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +27.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equity Derivative over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +70 81 £563 +7.14% 8
London +34 81 £563 +7.14% 8
Belfast - 15 £425 - 1
County Antrim - 15 £425 - 1
Northern Ireland - 15 £425 - 1
City of London +4 14 £600 +4.80% 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -

Equity Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 157 (84.41%) Derivative
2 122 (65.59%) Front Office
3 92 (49.46%) Banking
4 82 (44.09%) Java
5 79 (42.47%) Equities
6 78 (41.94%) Finance
7 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (34.41%) Investment Banking
9 50 (26.88%) SQL
10 43 (23.12%) Multithreading
11 40 (21.51%) C#
12 39 (20.97%) TDD
13 35 (18.82%) Unix
14 33 (17.74%) SDLC
15 30 (16.13%) MiFID
16 26 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (13.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 24 (12.90%) Analytics
18 23 (12.37%) Relational Database
18 23 (12.37%) HTML
19 22 (11.83%) C++
19 22 (11.83%) JavaScript
19 22 (11.83%) OO
19 22 (11.83%) Python
19 22 (11.83%) Scrum
19 22 (11.83%) HTML5
20 21 (11.29%) OOD
20 21 (11.29%) Sybase
21 20 (10.75%) Linux
21 20 (10.75%) RDBMS

Equity Derivative
Top Related IT Skills 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 (1.08%) Apache
1 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.54%) IIS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (1.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg TOMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.37%) Relational Database
2 20 (10.75%) RDBMS
3 19 (10.22%) SQL Server
4 13 (6.99%) DB2
5 11 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.84%) KDB
7 7 (3.76%) Big Data
7 7 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.69%) Hazelcast
9 4 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.08%) Apache Hive
10 2 (1.08%) HBase
10 2 (1.08%) Kdb+
10 2 (1.08%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.54%) MS Access
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (4.84%) JUnit
2 6 (3.23%) JIRA
3 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.54%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.54%) Hudson
4 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 122 (65.59%) Front Office
2 92 (49.46%) Banking
3 78 (41.94%) Finance
4 64 (34.41%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.23%) Back Office
6 5 (2.69%) Legal
7 3 (1.61%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.61%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
8 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 123 (66.13%) Developer
2 60 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 35 (18.82%) Senior Developer
4 34 (18.28%) Analyst
5 31 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
6 30 (16.13%) Business Analyst
7 27 (14.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 21 (11.29%) C# Developer
9 17 (9.14%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 16 (8.60%) Derivatives Business Analyst
11 15 (8.06%) HTML Developer
11 15 (8.06%) JavaScript Developer
12 14 (7.53%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
13 13 (6.99%) UI Developer
14 12 (6.45%) Lead Developer
15 11 (5.91%) Agile Developer
16 9 (4.84%) Project Manager
17 8 (4.30%) Front Office Business Analyst
17 8 (4.30%) HTML CSS Developer
17 8 (4.30%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.37%) HTML
2 22 (11.83%) HTML5
3 19 (10.22%) .NET
3 19 (10.22%) WPF
4 18 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 18 (9.68%) Spring
5 15 (8.06%) CSS
5 15 (8.06%) JMS
6 12 (6.45%) J2SE
6 12 (6.45%) WCF
7 7 (3.76%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (3.23%) Web Services
9 5 (2.69%) .NET Framework
9 5 (2.69%) CSS3
9 5 (2.69%) React
10 4 (2.15%) Flash
10 4 (2.15%) Middleware
11 3 (1.61%) SOAP
11 3 (1.61%) WinForms
11 3 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 157 (84.41%) Derivative
2 79 (42.47%) Equities
3 26 (13.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 20 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (6.45%) Fixed Income
6 7 (3.76%) Exotic Derivative
7 6 (3.23%) Virtual Team
8 5 (2.69%) Fintech
9 4 (2.15%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.15%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.61%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.08%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.08%) N-Tier
11 2 (1.08%) Replication
12 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.54%) Credit Derivative
12 1 (0.54%) Eurex
12 1 (0.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.82%) Unix
2 20 (10.75%) Linux
3 7 (3.76%) Windows
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (23.12%) Multithreading
3 39 (20.97%) TDD
4 33 (17.74%) SDLC
5 26 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
6 24 (12.90%) Analytics
7 22 (11.83%) OO
7 22 (11.83%) Scrum
8 21 (11.29%) OOD
9 19 (10.22%) Software Engineering
10 18 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (9.14%) Migration
12 15 (8.06%) Mathematics
13 13 (6.99%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 12 (6.45%) Risk Management
15 11 (5.91%) BDD
15 11 (5.91%) Electronic Trading
16 10 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
16 10 (5.38%) Market Making
16 10 (5.38%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.09%) Java
2 50 (26.88%) SQL
3 40 (21.51%) C#
4 22 (11.83%) C++
4 22 (11.83%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.83%) Python
5 17 (9.14%) Perl
6 14 (7.53%) TypeScript
7 13 (6.99%) Shell Script
8 12 (6.45%) VBA
9 11 (5.91%) Scala
10 3 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.08%) ANSI SQL
11 2 (1.08%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) Korn
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) sed
12 1 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.61%) CFA
2 3 (1.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (16.13%) MiFID
2 5 (2.69%) QA
3 3 (1.61%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.61%) EMIR
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
5 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) HDFS
2 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) Control-M
2 1 (0.54%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 21 (11.29%) Sybase
2 18 (9.68%) Fidessa
3 14 (7.53%) Bloomberg
3 14 (7.53%) Oracle
4 8 (4.30%) TIBCO
5 7 (3.76%) Microsoft
5 7 (3.76%) Sophis
6 6 (3.23%) Reuters
7 4 (2.15%) Murex
7 4 (2.15%) NYFIX
8 2 (1.08%) BMC
8 2 (1.08%) Charles River
8 2 (1.08%) Citrix
8 2 (1.08%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.08%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.54%) Actimize
9 1 (0.54%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.54%) Misys
9 1 (0.54%) Telerik
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