The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 21 22 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Equities 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.95% 1.72% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.33% 6.06% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
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
30 33 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 28.57% 28.45% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 13
Average daily rate £315 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Equities
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Equities 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 Equities. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Reuters
1 1 (100.00%) Bloomberg