Period
to 22 February 2018

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 6 months to 22 February 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
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 698 702 654
Rank change year-on-year +4 -48 -41
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 176 150 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.48% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 113 170
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.35% -0.61%
10th Percentile £493 £413 £463
90th Percentile £713 £724 £726
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £385 £340
% change year-on-year +11.69% +13.24% -28.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 33,900 31,432 35,146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.37% 32.74% 32.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,671 20,522 22,660
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,001 1,118 1,313
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.67 £47.56 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.90 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +15.24% -6.17% +19.65%

Equity Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equity Derivative.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Equity Derivative in the UK

Equity Derivative
Top 5 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 6 months to 22 February 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
England +11 170 £600 - 17
London -17 170 £600 - 17
UK excluding London -19 6 £430 +11.69%
Northern Ireland -20 5 £430 +11.69%
Scotland -12 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Equity Derivative 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 with a requirement for Equity Derivative.

1 164 (93.18%) Derivative
2 113 (64.20%) Front Office
3 97 (55.11%) Java
4 87 (49.43%) Banking
5 76 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (38.64%) Equities
7 54 (30.68%) Investment Banking
8 51 (28.98%) Finance
9 50 (28.41%) JavaScript
10 45 (25.57%) Multithreading
11 39 (22.16%) HTML
12 38 (21.59%) AngularJS
13 37 (21.02%) SDLC
14 36 (20.45%) SQL
15 35 (19.89%) HTML5
16 34 (19.32%) Low Latency
17 30 (17.05%) Fixed Income
17 30 (17.05%) C#
17 30 (17.05%) Python
18 29 (16.48%) TDD
18 29 (16.48%) Electronic Trading
18 29 (16.48%) React
19 27 (15.34%) CSS
20 23 (13.07%) Technical Analysis
21 22 (12.50%) Middleware
22 21 (11.93%) Web Development
23 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
23 20 (11.36%) Relational Database
24 19 (10.80%) Jenkins
24 19 (10.80%) Scala

Equity Derivative
Co-occurring 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 1 (0.57%) Apache
1 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.57%) JBoss
1 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.70%) Markit EDM
1 3 (1.70%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.09%) IaaS
1 16 (9.09%) npm
1 16 (9.09%) PaaS
1 16 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.57%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.36%) Relational Database
2 16 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 12 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.55%) KDB
5 3 (1.70%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.14%) Big Data
7 1 (0.57%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.57%) HBase
7 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.57%) MySQL
7 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.80%) Jenkins
3 16 (9.09%) Grunt
3 16 (9.09%) gulp
3 16 (9.09%) webpack
4 9 (5.11%) TeamCity
5 8 (4.55%) JIRA
6 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.70%) FitNesse
7 3 (1.70%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.14%) Maven
8 2 (1.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.57%) Ant
9 1 (0.57%) NuGet
General
1 113 (64.20%) Front Office
2 87 (49.43%) Banking
3 54 (30.68%) Investment Banking
4 51 (28.98%) Finance
5 5 (2.84%) Back Office
6 3 (1.70%) French Language
7 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 144 (81.82%) Developer
2 67 (38.07%) Java Developer
3 36 (20.45%) Front Office Developer
4 30 (17.05%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (15.91%) Senior Developer
6 26 (14.77%) HTML Developer
7 22 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
7 22 (12.50%) UI Developer
8 19 (10.80%) Analyst
9 18 (10.23%) C# Developer
10 12 (6.82%) Angular Developer
10 12 (6.82%) Business Analyst
10 12 (6.82%) Web Developer
11 9 (5.11%) RAD Developer
12 8 (4.55%) C++ Developer
13 7 (3.98%) C# WPF Developer
13 7 (3.98%) Core Java Developer
13 7 (3.98%) Front Office Business Analyst
13 7 (3.98%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 7 (3.98%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (22.16%) HTML
2 38 (21.59%) AngularJS
3 35 (19.89%) HTML5
4 29 (16.48%) React
5 27 (15.34%) CSS
6 22 (12.50%) Middleware
7 18 (10.23%) LESS
7 18 (10.23%) Spring
8 16 (9.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
9 13 (7.39%) .NET
10 10 (5.68%) JMS
11 9 (5.11%) WebSockets
11 9 (5.11%) WPF
12 8 (4.55%) REST
13 6 (3.41%) HTML5 Canvas
13 6 (3.41%) JSON
13 6 (3.41%) WCF
13 6 (3.41%) XML
14 5 (2.84%) .NET Framework
15 4 (2.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 164 (93.18%) Derivative
2 68 (38.64%) Equities
3 30 (17.05%) Fixed Income
4 19 (10.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (8.52%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (4.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 8 (4.55%) User Experience
8 7 (3.98%) Hedge funds
9 5 (2.84%) N-Tier
9 5 (2.84%) Swaptions
10 4 (2.27%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.27%) Data Structures
10 4 (2.27%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.70%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.70%) Fintech
11 3 (1.70%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.14%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (1.14%) Reference Data
13 1 (0.57%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.39%) Linux
2 9 (5.11%) Unix
3 6 (3.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (25.57%) Multithreading
3 37 (21.02%) SDLC
4 34 (19.32%) Low Latency
5 29 (16.48%) Electronic Trading
5 29 (16.48%) TDD
6 23 (13.07%) Technical Analysis
7 21 (11.93%) Web Development
8 19 (10.80%) Pair Programming
9 16 (9.09%) Analytics
9 16 (9.09%) DevOps
9 16 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.52%) Migration
11 14 (7.95%) Concurrent Programming
12 12 (6.82%) Multithreaded Programming
12 12 (6.82%) OO
12 12 (6.82%) Test Automation
13 11 (6.25%) RAD
14 10 (5.68%) Data Analysis
14 10 (5.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 97 (55.11%) Java
2 50 (28.41%) JavaScript
3 36 (20.45%) SQL
4 30 (17.05%) C#
4 30 (17.05%) Python
5 19 (10.80%) Scala
6 16 (9.09%) C++
6 16 (9.09%) ES6
6 16 (9.09%) TypeScript
7 15 (8.52%) Kotlin
7 15 (8.52%) VBA
8 3 (1.70%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.70%) Perl
8 3 (1.70%) VC++
9 1 (0.57%) C
9 1 (0.57%) VB
9 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) MiFID
2 7 (3.98%) QA
3 5 (2.84%) EMIR
4 1 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (1.70%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 16 (9.09%) Ansible
1 16 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.95%) TIBCO
2 10 (5.68%) Fidessa
3 8 (4.55%) Oracle
4 6 (3.41%) Sybase
5 5 (2.84%) Charles River
6 4 (2.27%) DevExpress
7 3 (1.70%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.70%) Sophis
8 2 (1.14%) GoldenSource
8 2 (1.14%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.14%) Telerik
9 1 (0.57%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.57%) Calypso
9 1 (0.57%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.57%) MapR
9 1 (0.57%) Murex
9 1 (0.57%) Remedy
9 1 (0.57%) Reuters
9 1 (0.57%) Wallstreet Suite