The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 21 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 2.08% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% - 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£81 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £284 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
-18.92% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Electronic Trading
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
70 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 72.92% 67.69% 50.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 40
Average daily rate £150 £280 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £258 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Electronic Trading across the County Antrim region.

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Electronic Trading
Top 20 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) Reuters
4 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) KDB
4 1 (25.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (25.00%) MarketAxess
4 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) KDB
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) Tradeweb
1 1 (25.00%) MarketAxess