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 22 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 22 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Equities 5 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.00% 2.00% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.64% 5.26% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
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£388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
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
47 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 37.60% 38.00% 22.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 18
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 £103 £260 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -53.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.85 £23.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £13.50 £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.83 £17.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -31.98%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) FpML
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Reuters
3 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Actimize
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) FpML
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Reuters
1 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) Actimize
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago