The table below looks at the statistics for Electronic Trading skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Electronic Trading over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Trading
Rank 19 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.88% - 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£93 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £93 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-73.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80 56 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 76.92% 62.22% 62.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 20 71
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £93 £185 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £125.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

Electronic Trading
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Electronic Trading Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Electronic Trading
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Electronic Trading Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Electronic Trading
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) KDB
4 1 (25.00%) Tradeweb
4 1 (25.00%) MarketAxess
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Reuters
4 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg

Electronic Trading
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 2 (50.00%) MS Office
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) KDB
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (50.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) Tradeweb
1 1 (25.00%) MarketAxess