Period
to 23 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 6 months to 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Equities
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 25 30
Rank change year-on-year -14 +5 -12
Contract jobs citing Equities 15 68 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.88% 12.71% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.50% 23.69% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 56 2
Belfast median daily rate £455 £425 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +63.46% +48.57%
10th Percentile £340 £372 £255
90th Percentile £509 £478 £265
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £425 £260
% change year-on-year +7.06% +63.46% +48.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Equities is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 200 287 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 51.68% 53.64% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 250 33
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +34.15% +53.75%
10th Percentile £259 £289 £80
90th Percentile £538 £466 £555
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £311
% change year-on-year +9.09% +32.53% +55.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Belfast median hourly rate £35.00 £14.56 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% +2.18% -37.36%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.56 £10.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £14.56 £16.48
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £14.56 £14.25
% change year-on-year +155.84% +2.18% +5.56%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in Belfast

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in Belfast

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in Belfast over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Banking
4 7 (46.67%) Java
4 7 (46.67%) Front Office
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
5 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
6 5 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (33.33%) Python
6 5 (33.33%) C#
6 5 (33.33%) C++
7 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) Derivative
7 4 (26.67%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (26.67%) Grid Computing
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (26.67%) Platform Symphony
8 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (20.00%) Kafka
8 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ

Equities
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.67%) Confluence
1 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) npm
1 1 (6.67%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Spark SQL
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (26.67%) Visual Studio
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (13.33%) Bitbucket
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Maven
5 1 (6.67%) SonarQube
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 9 (60.00%) Banking
3 7 (46.67%) Front Office
4 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (6.67%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Java Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (6.67%) Front Office Business Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (20.00%) Kafka
3 2 (13.33%) Akka
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Spring Boot
3 2 (13.33%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (13.33%) Zuul
4 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) React
4 1 (6.67%) Redux
4 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Derivative
1 4 (26.67%) Equity Derivative
1 4 (26.67%) Grid Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) TDD
1 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOP
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Client Onboarding
6 1 (6.67%) Index Arbitrage
6 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) ES6
4 1 (6.67%) Java 8
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) IBM
1 2 (13.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Talend