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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 30 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Equities 10 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.26% - 8.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.71% - 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 8
Median daily rate £414 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 - £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
103 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.83% 25.42% 49.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 13 29
Median daily rate £400 £281 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.22% +93.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £131 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £356 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +25.00%

Equities
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Equities as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Equities within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim - 8 £420 - 1
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Equities.

1 14 (70.00%) Finance
1 14 (70.00%) Banking
2 11 (55.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Unix
3 8 (40.00%) Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Fixed Income
5 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (30.00%) Front Office
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
7 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (20.00%) Market Making
7 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) OOD
8 3 (15.00%) OOP
8 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (15.00%) OO
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) BDD

Equities
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.00%) KDB
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (10.00%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Bitbucket
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (70.00%) Banking
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Front Office
3 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Senior Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Java Developer
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Lead Developer
6 5 (25.00%) C++ Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Developer
6 5 (25.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (15.00%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Access Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Administrator
8 1 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior SQL Developer
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Sybase Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (10.00%) jQuery
2 2 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (15.00%) Virtual Team
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (10.00%) Derivative
4 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (20.00%) Market Making
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (15.00%) BDD
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (15.00%) OOD
3 3 (15.00%) OOP
3 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (10.00%) Client Onboarding
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Korn
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) BMC
1 2 (10.00%) EMC
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase
2 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (5.00%) Fidessa
2 1 (5.00%) NYFIX
2 1 (5.00%) Sun
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