The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities 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 Equities over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Equities
Rank 22 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing Equities 5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.73% 1.77% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.42% 5.00% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 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 £375 £338 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -15.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Equities
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
48 40 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.82% 35.40% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 16
Average daily rate £315 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Equities Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Equities
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Equities Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) FpML
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Reuters
3 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (40.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Actimize
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
4 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Multicast
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) FpML
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (60.00%) Derivative
3 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Reuters
1 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) Actimize
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago