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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Equities
Rank 21 9 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Equities 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.68% 10.77% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.25% 25.93% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 1
Median daily rate £260 £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
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
32 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 26.89% 41.54% 40.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 22
Median daily rate £260 £175 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% -49.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £84 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.13 - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Business Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Project Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Banking Project Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft