Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - +35
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 14 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.98% 0.91% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.29% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 0
Belfast median daily rate £450 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £388 -
% change year-on-year +16.13% - -
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 426 264 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 90.64% 80.00% 77.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 179 56
Belfast median daily rate £420 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.86% +11.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £288 £213 £229
90th Percentile £538 £481 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £363 £325
% change year-on-year +15.86% +11.54% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 2
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £22.15 £18.00 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.00 £13.67 £15.25
% change year-on-year +17.04% -10.36% +17.31%

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) C++
2 13 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 13 (92.86%) Low Latency
3 12 (85.71%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) OOP
5 9 (64.29%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (57.14%) Market Making
6 8 (57.14%) Virtual Team
6 8 (57.14%) Degree
6 8 (57.14%) Banking
6 8 (57.14%) Investment Banking
7 7 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (50.00%) Front Office
7 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) KDB
9 2 (14.29%) Python
9 2 (14.29%) Ruby
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Equities
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 1 (7.14%) C#
10 1 (7.14%) Java
10 1 (7.14%) OO
10 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (7.14%) Physics
10 1 (7.14%) Index Arbitrage

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) KDB
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) Banking
2 8 (57.14%) Investment Banking
3 7 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) C++ Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 7 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.14%) KDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Virtual Team
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Low Latency
1 13 (92.86%) Multithreading
2 10 (71.43%) OOP
3 9 (64.29%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (57.14%) Market Making
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Physics
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 7 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree