The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Derivative over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Derivatives
Rank 17 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing Derivative 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.88% 2.90% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 7.69% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Average daily rate
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£356 £313 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £363 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 - -
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County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
57 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 55.88% 37.68% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 17
Average daily rate £300 £341 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.89% -2.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £125 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

Derivative
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Derivative across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Derivative Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Derivative
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Derivative across the Belfast region.

Derivative Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Derivative
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 10 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
1 10 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 10 (100.00%) Equities
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 10 (100.00%) Java EE
2 9 (90.00%) OO
2 9 (90.00%) FpML
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (80.00%) Degree
3 8 (80.00%) People Management
4 6 (60.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) Linux
6 1 (10.00%) Python
6 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (10.00%) Reuters
6 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
6 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
6 1 (10.00%) Actimize
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

Derivative
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Derivative also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Derivative. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
General
1 10 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
1 6 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) Java EE
2 9 (90.00%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (90.00%) FpML
3 1 (10.00%) Ext JS
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 10 (100.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Reuters
1 1 (10.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (10.00%) Actimize