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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 16 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Equities 13 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 10.00% 3.03% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 24.53% 9.09% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
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£388 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
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
53 33 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 40.77% 33.33% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 14
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £254 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +2 13 £388 +29.16% 2
Equities
Northern Ireland

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Fixed Income
2 10 (76.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) WebLogic
3 9 (69.23%) Derivative
3 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
3 9 (69.23%) Java EE
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (61.54%) OO
4 8 (61.54%) FpML
5 7 (53.85%) People Management
5 7 (53.85%) Degree
6 5 (38.46%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) UNIX
8 3 (23.08%) Perl
9 2 (15.38%) Solaris
9 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
9 2 (15.38%) Reuters
9 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (15.38%) KDB
10 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
10 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
10 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 9 (69.23%) WebLogic
1 9 (69.23%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (7.69%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (61.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (15.38%) KDB
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Lead Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Java EE
2 8 (61.54%) FpML
3 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (76.92%) Fixed Income
2 9 (69.23%) Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Reuters
1 2 (15.38%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) Actimize
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
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