Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 695 636 744
Rank change year-on-year -59 +108 -141
Contract jobs citing Equity Derivative 184 211 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 0.68% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 161 116
UK median daily rate £617 £563 £568
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.69% -0.88% +3.18%
10th Percentile £500 £413 £378
90th Percentile £728 £675 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £419 £385
% change year-on-year +2.69% +8.77% -14.44%
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 33,747 31,149 36,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.73% 34.17% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,035 20,194 23,607
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,092 1,206
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +17.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +16.22% -12.94% +21.43%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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
London -50 174 £618 +9.78% 14
England -66 174 £618 +9.78% 16
UK excluding London -12 10 £430 +2.69% 2
Northern Ireland +5 6 £430 +2.69%
Scotland -35 4 - -

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 181 (98.37%) Derivative
2 116 (63.04%) Front Office
3 98 (53.26%) Java
4 81 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (36.41%) Banking
6 57 (30.98%) C#
7 56 (30.43%) Python
8 53 (28.80%) Finance
9 50 (27.17%) Equities
10 42 (22.83%) TDD
11 41 (22.28%) Fixed Income
12 40 (21.74%) Investment Banking
13 39 (21.20%) SQL
14 38 (20.65%) HTML
14 38 (20.65%) Scala
15 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
16 36 (19.57%) C++
16 36 (19.57%) JavaScript
16 36 (19.57%) Relational Database
17 34 (18.48%) Multithreading
18 32 (17.39%) HTML5
18 32 (17.39%) SDLC
19 31 (16.85%) RDBMS
20 29 (15.76%) Oracle
21 28 (15.22%) Windows
22 25 (13.59%) CSS
23 24 (13.04%) Spring
24 23 (12.50%) Risk Management
24 23 (12.50%) OO
25 22 (11.96%) XML

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 6 (3.26%) Apache
1 6 (3.26%) Apache Spark
2 5 (2.72%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (0.54%) Confluence
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.17%) AquaLogic BPM
1 4 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.72%) IaaS
1 5 (2.72%) npm
1 5 (2.72%) PaaS
1 5 (2.72%) SaaS
2 4 (2.17%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.89%) RTMP
2 5 (2.72%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (19.57%) Relational Database
2 31 (16.85%) RDBMS
3 20 (10.87%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.70%) Big Data
5 15 (8.15%) NoSQL
6 12 (6.52%) Hadoop
6 12 (6.52%) HBase
7 11 (5.98%) SQL Server
8 10 (5.43%) KDB
9 9 (4.89%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.54%) CouchDB
11 1 (0.54%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 19 (10.33%) Git (software)
2 15 (8.15%) Jenkins
2 15 (8.15%) Subversion
3 11 (5.98%) Visual Studio
4 8 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 7 (3.80%) JIRA
5 7 (3.80%) Maven
6 5 (2.72%) Grunt
6 5 (2.72%) gulp
6 5 (2.72%) SoapUI
6 5 (2.72%) webpack
7 2 (1.09%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.09%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) GitLab
8 1 (0.54%) Hamcrest
8 1 (0.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.54%) PyCharm
General
1 116 (63.04%) Front Office
2 67 (36.41%) Banking
3 53 (28.80%) Finance
4 40 (21.74%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.09%) French Language
5 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 155 (84.24%) Developer
2 60 (32.61%) Java Developer
3 40 (21.74%) Front Office Developer
4 26 (14.13%) Senior Developer
5 25 (13.59%) C# Developer
6 23 (12.50%) HTML Developer
7 19 (10.33%) Analyst
7 19 (10.33%) C++ Developer
7 19 (10.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 15 (8.15%) Angular Developer
8 15 (8.15%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 15 (8.15%) Visual C++ Developer
9 14 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
9 14 (7.61%) UI Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Scala Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Web Developer
11 9 (4.89%) Qualitative Analyst
11 9 (4.89%) Quantitative Analyst
12 8 (4.35%) React Developer
12 8 (4.35%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (20.65%) HTML
2 37 (20.11%) AngularJS
3 32 (17.39%) HTML5
4 25 (13.59%) CSS
5 24 (13.04%) Spring
6 22 (11.96%) XML
7 21 (11.41%) .NET
8 20 (10.87%) React
9 18 (9.78%) LESS
10 15 (8.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (8.15%) STL
11 14 (7.61%) JMS
12 13 (7.07%) Node.js
12 13 (7.07%) REST
12 13 (7.07%) Sass
13 11 (5.98%) Hibernate
14 10 (5.43%) WPF
15 9 (4.89%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (4.89%) SOAP
16 8 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 181 (98.37%) Derivative
2 50 (27.17%) Equities
3 41 (22.28%) Fixed Income
4 18 (9.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
6 15 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (8.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (4.89%) User Experience
8 8 (4.35%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.26%) N-Tier
10 5 (2.72%) Equity Risk
10 5 (2.72%) Grid Computing
11 4 (2.17%) OTC Derivatives
11 4 (2.17%) Reference Data
11 4 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.63%) Fintech
13 2 (1.09%) Computer Science
13 2 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.22%) Windows
2 13 (7.07%) Linux
3 3 (1.63%) Unix
4 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (44.02%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.83%) TDD
3 34 (18.48%) Multithreading
4 32 (17.39%) SDLC
5 23 (12.50%) OO
5 23 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 22 (11.96%) Migration
7 21 (11.41%) Low Latency
8 18 (9.78%) Analytics
9 17 (9.24%) Pair Programming
10 16 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
11 14 (7.61%) Microservices
11 14 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.07%) Web Development
13 12 (6.52%) BDD
13 12 (6.52%) E-Commerce
13 12 (6.52%) Technical Analysis
14 11 (5.98%) DevOps
14 11 (5.98%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 98 (53.26%) Java
2 57 (30.98%) C#
3 56 (30.43%) Python
4 39 (21.20%) SQL
5 38 (20.65%) Scala
6 36 (19.57%) C++
6 36 (19.57%) JavaScript
7 18 (9.78%) Kotlin
8 15 (8.15%) Java 8
8 15 (8.15%) VC++
9 13 (7.07%) TypeScript
10 8 (4.35%) VBA
11 6 (3.26%) ES6
11 6 (3.26%) Perl
11 6 (3.26%) Ruby
12 4 (2.17%) XPath
13 3 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (3.26%) Degree
2 4 (2.17%) PhD
3 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.80%) MiFID
2 5 (2.72%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.63%) EMIR
4 1 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.80%) Docker
2 6 (3.26%) HDFS
3 5 (2.72%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (5.98%) Ansible
2 9 (4.89%) Control-M
3 5 (2.72%) ITRS Geneos
3 5 (2.72%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.09%) Kibana
4 2 (1.09%) logstash
5 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (15.76%) Oracle
2 13 (7.07%) TIBCO
3 11 (5.98%) MapR
4 7 (3.80%) F5
5 6 (3.26%) Sybase
6 5 (2.72%) Solace
7 3 (1.63%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.09%) Infragistics
8 2 (1.09%) Telerik
9 1 (0.54%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.54%) Capita
9 1 (0.54%) Charles River
9 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
9 1 (0.54%) Murex
9 1 (0.54%) Reuters