Period
to 22 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 22 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 652 733 598
Rank change year-on-year +81 -135 +101
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 233 166 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.48% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 121 227
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
10th Percentile £483 £375 £479
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 34720 34907 36700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.65% 33.11% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 23045 22892 23337
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 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1023 1197 1454
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.83 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.82% +6.82% +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 22 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 22 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 +91 221 £600 +4.35% 10
London +47 221 £600 +4.35% 10
UK excluding London +17 12 £415 +7.79% 1
Northern Ireland -46 7 £404 +4.94%
Scotland -18 5 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 215 (92.27%) Derivative
2 156 (66.95%) Front Office
3 134 (57.51%) Java
4 130 (55.79%) Banking
5 103 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (39.06%) Equities
7 86 (36.91%) Investment Banking
8 83 (35.62%) Finance
9 69 (29.61%) Multithreading
10 54 (23.18%) JavaScript
11 51 (21.89%) SDLC
12 45 (19.31%) TDD
13 43 (18.45%) Fixed Income
14 42 (18.03%) AngularJS
14 42 (18.03%) Low Latency
15 40 (17.17%) SQL
16 38 (16.31%) Software Engineering
16 38 (16.31%) HTML
17 37 (15.88%) Spring
17 37 (15.88%) Technical Analysis
18 36 (15.45%) Electronic Trading
19 35 (15.02%) C#
19 35 (15.02%) Relational Database
20 34 (14.59%) Pair Programming
20 34 (14.59%) HTML5
21 30 (12.88%) RDBMS
22 29 (12.45%) CSS
23 28 (12.02%) Fidessa
24 27 (11.59%) Migration
24 27 (11.59%) Analytics

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 (0.43%) Confluence
1 1 (0.43%) JBoss
1 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.86%) Sophis RISQUE
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.43%) npm
2 7 (3.00%) IaaS
2 7 (3.00%) PaaS
2 7 (3.00%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.86%) FIX Connectivity
2 1 (0.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.02%) Relational Database
2 30 (12.88%) RDBMS
3 19 (8.15%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.72%) KDB
5 3 (1.29%) DB2
5 3 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.29%) MySQL
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.86%) Big Data
6 2 (0.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.43%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (4.72%) Git (software)
2 10 (4.29%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.00%) Grunt
3 7 (3.00%) gulp
3 7 (3.00%) webpack
4 5 (2.15%) JIRA
5 4 (1.72%) Cucumber
5 4 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 3 (1.29%) FitNesse
6 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.86%) JUnit
7 2 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.43%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.43%) Maven
8 1 (0.43%) NuGet
8 1 (0.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 156 (66.95%) Front Office
2 130 (55.79%) Banking
3 86 (36.91%) Investment Banking
4 83 (35.62%) Finance
5 7 (3.00%) Back Office
6 3 (1.29%) French Language
7 2 (0.86%) Legal
7 2 (0.86%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Advertising
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 181 (77.68%) Developer
2 102 (43.78%) Java Developer
3 51 (21.89%) Front Office Developer
4 39 (16.74%) JavaScript Developer
5 38 (16.31%) Senior Developer
6 36 (15.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 32 (13.73%) Analyst
8 31 (13.30%) Business Analyst
9 25 (10.73%) C# Developer
10 24 (10.30%) Agile Developer
10 24 (10.30%) HTML Developer
11 22 (9.44%) UI Developer
12 17 (7.30%) Core Java Developer
13 14 (6.01%) Agile Java Developer
14 13 (5.58%) Front Office Business Analyst
15 11 (4.72%) Derivatives Business Analyst
15 11 (4.72%) HTML CSS Developer
16 10 (4.29%) Equity Derivatives Business Analyst
16 10 (4.29%) UI/UX Developer
16 10 (4.29%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (18.03%) AngularJS
2 38 (16.31%) HTML
3 37 (15.88%) Spring
4 34 (14.59%) HTML5
5 29 (12.45%) CSS
6 23 (9.87%) JMS
7 19 (8.15%) React
8 17 (7.30%) LESS
9 16 (6.87%) .NET
9 16 (6.87%) WPF
10 14 (6.01%) Middleware
11 12 (5.15%) J2SE
12 10 (4.29%) Sass
13 9 (3.86%) .NET Framework
13 9 (3.86%) Hibernate
13 9 (3.86%) Node.js
13 9 (3.86%) WebSockets
14 8 (3.43%) WCF
15 7 (3.00%) REST
15 7 (3.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 215 (92.27%) Derivative
2 91 (39.06%) Equities
3 43 (18.45%) Fixed Income
4 26 (11.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (10.30%) Greenfield Project
6 16 (6.87%) User Experience
7 15 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (3.86%) Virtual Team
9 8 (3.43%) Exotic Derivative
9 8 (3.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (3.43%) Swaptions
10 7 (3.00%) Computer Science
10 7 (3.00%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.00%) N-Tier
11 5 (2.15%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.72%) Credit Risk
12 4 (1.72%) Fintech
13 3 (1.29%) Market Risk
14 2 (0.86%) Algorithms
14 2 (0.86%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.44%) Unix
2 13 (5.58%) Linux
3 1 (0.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (44.21%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (29.61%) Multithreading
3 51 (21.89%) SDLC
4 45 (19.31%) TDD
5 42 (18.03%) Low Latency
6 38 (16.31%) Software Engineering
7 37 (15.88%) Technical Analysis
8 36 (15.45%) Electronic Trading
9 34 (14.59%) Pair Programming
10 27 (11.59%) Analytics
10 27 (11.59%) Migration
11 24 (10.30%) Concurrent Programming
12 23 (9.87%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (9.44%) Multithreaded Programming
14 20 (8.58%) Scrum
15 19 (8.15%) Economics
15 19 (8.15%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 19 (8.15%) Test Automation
16 18 (7.73%) Continuous Improvement
16 18 (7.73%) OO
Programming Languages
1 134 (57.51%) Java
2 54 (23.18%) JavaScript
3 40 (17.17%) SQL
4 35 (15.02%) C#
5 23 (9.87%) Python
6 17 (7.30%) VBA
7 14 (6.01%) Kotlin
8 12 (5.15%) TypeScript
9 11 (4.72%) C++
9 11 (4.72%) Scala
10 10 (4.29%) Perl
11 7 (3.00%) ES6
12 3 (1.29%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.29%) C
12 3 (1.29%) VB
12 3 (1.29%) VBScript
12 3 (1.29%) VC++
13 2 (0.86%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (6.01%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.43%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) MiFID
2 11 (4.72%) QA
3 7 (3.00%) EMIR
4 2 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (3.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.00%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (12.02%) Fidessa
2 23 (9.87%) TIBCO
3 10 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.86%) Oracle
4 9 (3.86%) Sybase
5 7 (3.00%) Sophis
6 6 (2.58%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.15%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.72%) Charles River
8 4 (1.72%) Murex
8 4 (1.72%) Reuters
9 1 (0.43%) Calypso
9 1 (0.43%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.43%) IBM
9 1 (0.43%) NYFIX