The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities 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 Equities over the 3 months to 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Equities
Rank 13 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 10 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 9.43% - 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.81% - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
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£150 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 - £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £340
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +28.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
Northern Ireland

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

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.62% 29.55% 25.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 11 41
Average daily rate £164 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £101 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £375 £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Equities
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Equities across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Equities Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Fixed Income
3 8 (44.44%) KDB
4 7 (38.89%) Degree
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (22.22%) Derivative
6 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 4 (22.22%) Java EE
6 4 (22.22%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (22.22%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
6 4 (22.22%) Linux
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
7 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Change Management
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) UNIX
7 3 (16.67%) Perl
7 3 (16.67%) FpML
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (16.67%) People Management

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) KDB
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (16.67%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Fixed Income
2 4 (22.22%) Derivative
2 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 6 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (22.22%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (16.67%) People Management
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Low Latency
5 1 (5.56%) Migration
5 1 (5.56%) DNA
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) Java
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft