Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 651 731 588
Rank change year-on-year +80 -143 +96
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 227 165 313
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.48% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 120 224
UK median daily rate £600 £574 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -0.22% -
10th Percentile £479 £375 £477
90th Percentile £713 £719 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £385 £340
% change year-on-year +7.79% +13.24% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £65.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 34092 34695 37236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.62% 33.09% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 22621 22783 23665
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £618
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1190 1468
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +8.57%

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 19 November 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 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 19 November 2017. 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 +95 215 £600 +4.35% 3
London +49 215 £600 +4.35% 3
UK excluding London +10 12 £415 +7.79%
Northern Ireland -44 7 £404 +4.94%
Scotland -16 5 £425 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 209 (92.07%) Derivative
2 150 (66.08%) Front Office
3 128 (56.39%) Java
4 127 (55.95%) Banking
5 100 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
6 89 (39.21%) Equities
7 84 (37.00%) Investment Banking
8 81 (35.68%) Finance
9 66 (29.07%) Multithreading
10 53 (23.35%) JavaScript
11 50 (22.03%) SDLC
12 44 (19.38%) TDD
13 43 (18.94%) Fixed Income
14 42 (18.50%) AngularJS
15 40 (17.62%) Low Latency
16 39 (17.18%) SQL
17 38 (16.74%) Software Engineering
18 37 (16.30%) HTML
18 37 (16.30%) Technical Analysis
19 35 (15.42%) C#
20 34 (14.98%) Pair Programming
20 34 (14.98%) Electronic Trading
20 34 (14.98%) HTML5
21 33 (14.54%) Spring
21 33 (14.54%) Relational Database
22 29 (12.78%) CSS
23 28 (12.33%) RDBMS
24 27 (11.89%) Fidessa
25 26 (11.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 26 (11.45%) Migration

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 (0.44%) Confluence
1 1 (0.44%) JBoss
1 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.32%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.88%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.52%) npm
2 7 (3.08%) IaaS
2 7 (3.08%) PaaS
2 7 (3.08%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.44%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (14.54%) Relational Database
2 28 (12.33%) RDBMS
3 19 (8.37%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.76%) KDB
5 3 (1.32%) DB2
5 3 (1.32%) MySQL
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.88%) Big Data
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (4.85%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.08%) Grunt
3 7 (3.08%) gulp
3 7 (3.08%) webpack
4 5 (2.20%) JIRA
5 4 (1.76%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.76%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.32%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.88%) JUnit
7 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.44%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.44%) Maven
8 1 (0.44%) NuGet
8 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 150 (66.08%) Front Office
2 127 (55.95%) Banking
3 84 (37.00%) Investment Banking
4 81 (35.68%) Finance
5 7 (3.08%) Back Office
6 3 (1.32%) French Language
7 2 (0.88%) Legal
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 175 (77.09%) Developer
2 96 (42.29%) Java Developer
3 49 (21.59%) Front Office Developer
4 38 (16.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 36 (15.86%) Senior Developer
6 34 (14.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (14.10%) Analyst
8 31 (13.66%) Business Analyst
9 25 (11.01%) C# Developer
10 24 (10.57%) Agile Developer
11 23 (10.13%) HTML Developer
12 22 (9.69%) UI Developer
13 17 (7.49%) Core Java Developer
14 14 (6.17%) Agile Java Developer
15 13 (5.73%) Front Office Business Analyst
16 11 (4.85%) Derivatives Business Analyst
16 11 (4.85%) HTML CSS Developer
17 10 (4.41%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
17 10 (4.41%) UI/UX Developer
17 10 (4.41%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.50%) AngularJS
2 37 (16.30%) HTML
3 34 (14.98%) HTML5
4 33 (14.54%) Spring
5 29 (12.78%) CSS
6 22 (9.69%) JMS
7 19 (8.37%) React
8 17 (7.49%) LESS
9 16 (7.05%) .NET
9 16 (7.05%) WPF
10 14 (6.17%) Middleware
11 12 (5.29%) J2SE
12 10 (4.41%) Sass
13 9 (3.96%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.96%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.96%) Node.js
13 9 (3.96%) WebSockets
14 8 (3.52%) WCF
15 7 (3.08%) JSON
15 7 (3.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 209 (92.07%) Derivative
2 89 (39.21%) Equities
3 43 (18.94%) Fixed Income
4 26 (11.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (7.05%) User Experience
7 15 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.96%) Virtual Team
9 8 (3.52%) Exotic Derivative
9 8 (3.52%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (3.52%) Swaptions
10 7 (3.08%) Computer Science
10 7 (3.08%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.08%) N-Tier
11 5 (2.20%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.76%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.76%) Fintech
13 3 (1.32%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.17%) Unix
2 12 (5.29%) Linux
3 1 (0.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (29.07%) Multithreading
3 50 (22.03%) SDLC
4 44 (19.38%) TDD
5 40 (17.62%) Low Latency
6 38 (16.74%) Software Engineering
7 37 (16.30%) Technical Analysis
8 34 (14.98%) Electronic Trading
8 34 (14.98%) Pair Programming
9 26 (11.45%) Analytics
9 26 (11.45%) Migration
10 23 (10.13%) Concurrent Programming
10 23 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (9.25%) Multithreaded Programming
12 20 (8.81%) Scrum
13 19 (8.37%) Economics
13 19 (8.37%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 19 (8.37%) Test Automation
14 18 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (7.93%) OO
Programming Languages
1 128 (56.39%) Java
2 53 (23.35%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.18%) SQL
4 35 (15.42%) C#
5 23 (10.13%) Python
6 17 (7.49%) VBA
7 14 (6.17%) Kotlin
8 12 (5.29%) TypeScript
9 11 (4.85%) C++
10 10 (4.41%) Perl
11 9 (3.96%) Scala
12 7 (3.08%) ES6
13 3 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.32%) C
13 3 (1.32%) VB
13 3 (1.32%) VBScript
13 3 (1.32%) VC++
14 2 (0.88%) Ruby
15 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (5.73%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) MiFID
2 11 (4.85%) QA
3 7 (3.08%) EMIR
4 2 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.08%) Ansible
3 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (11.89%) Fidessa
2 22 (9.69%) TIBCO
3 10 (4.41%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.96%) Oracle
5 8 (3.52%) Sybase
6 7 (3.08%) Sophis
7 6 (2.64%) DevExpress
8 5 (2.20%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.76%) Charles River
9 4 (1.76%) Murex
9 4 (1.76%) Reuters
10 1 (0.44%) Calypso
10 1 (0.44%) GoldenSource
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) NYFIX