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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 21 - 12
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 9 0 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.56% - 12.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.52% - 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 10
Median daily rate £375 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 - £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £513 £446
% change year-on-year
-26.82% +14.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
58 29 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 35.80% 47.54% 54.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 14 34
Median daily rate £385 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.20% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £274 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.65% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.25 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +14.70%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Equities.

1 9 (75.00%) Finance
1 9 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 7 (58.33%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (25.00%) C++
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) jQuery
7 2 (16.67%) Korn
7 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 2 (16.67%) Derivative
7 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
7 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) SRDF
7 2 (16.67%) Confluence
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
7 2 (16.67%) Node.js
7 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Lead Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Developer
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Leader
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Access Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Sybase Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (16.67%) jQuery
1 2 (16.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (16.67%) BDD
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (16.67%) OOD
2 2 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) Perl
3 2 (16.67%) Python
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) BMC
1 2 (16.67%) EMC
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft