Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Electronic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronic Trading over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 35 28
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7 +5
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 27 41 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.94% 7.79% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.44% 9.19% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 1
Belfast median daily rate £460 £445 £51
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +772.55% -44.86%
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £445 £51
% change year-on-year +3.45% +772.55% -44.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 320 446 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 82.26% 84.79% 83.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 377 80
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% +51.16%
10th Percentile £273 £289 £122
90th Percentile £538 £488 £439
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% +51.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Belfast median hourly rate £14.50 £17.69 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.04% +4.07% -2.86%
10th Percentile £13.35 £14.21 £13.75
90th Percentile £19.85 £20.87 £29.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £17.69 £17.00
% change year-on-year -20.87% +4.07% -2.86%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in Belfast

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronic Trading in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in Belfast

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in Belfast over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Electronic Trading in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) OO
3 16 (59.26%) Data Structures
3 16 (59.26%) Low Latency
4 14 (51.85%) OOP
4 14 (51.85%) Front Office
5 13 (48.15%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
6 12 (44.44%) Multithreading
6 12 (44.44%) Finance
7 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
7 10 (37.04%) Spring
8 9 (33.33%) Banking
9 7 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (22.22%) Reuters
10 6 (22.22%) Python
10 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
10 6 (22.22%) JUnit
10 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 6 (22.22%) C#
10 6 (22.22%) HTML
10 6 (22.22%) JSON
10 6 (22.22%) Maven
10 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
10 6 (22.22%) Kafka
10 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
10 6 (22.22%) Akka
10 6 (22.22%) TypeScript
10 6 (22.22%) FXall
10 6 (22.22%) Redux

Electronic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) npm
1 6 (22.22%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (22.22%) JUnit
1 6 (22.22%) Maven
1 6 (22.22%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (51.85%) Front Office
2 12 (44.44%) Finance
3 9 (33.33%) Banking
4 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
1 24 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Front Office Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Hibernate
1 10 (37.04%) Spring
2 6 (22.22%) Akka
2 6 (22.22%) HTML
2 6 (22.22%) HTML5
2 6 (22.22%) JSON
2 6 (22.22%) Kafka
2 6 (22.22%) React
2 6 (22.22%) Redux
2 6 (22.22%) REST
2 6 (22.22%) Spring Boot
2 6 (22.22%) WPF
2 6 (22.22%) Zuul
3 2 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Data Structures
2 12 (44.44%) Algorithms
3 7 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) OO
2 16 (59.26%) Low Latency
3 14 (51.85%) OOP
4 13 (48.15%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (44.44%) Multithreading
6 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (22.22%) Garbage Collection
6 6 (22.22%) SOLID
6 6 (22.22%) TDD
6 6 (22.22%) Test Automation
6 6 (22.22%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Functional Programming
8 1 (3.70%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
2 6 (22.22%) ES6
2 6 (22.22%) Java 8
2 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (22.22%) Python
2 6 (22.22%) TypeScript
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) FXall
1 6 (22.22%) Reuters