Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 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
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 25 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +20
Contract jobs citing Equities 25 34 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.00% 8.02% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.42% 16.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 0
Belfast median daily rate £455 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £418 -
% change year-on-year +8.98% - -
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 219 207 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 52.52% 48.82% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 174 26
Belfast median daily rate £455 £400 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +31.69% +47.27%
10th Percentile £291 £260 £80
90th Percentile £550 £588 £488
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £400 £304
% change year-on-year +13.75% +31.69% +47.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.85% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -

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 25 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) Finance
3 15 (60.00%) Unix
4 14 (56.00%) Java
4 14 (56.00%) Banking
5 11 (44.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (36.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (32.00%) Low Latency
9 7 (28.00%) Front Office
10 5 (20.00%) OO
10 5 (20.00%) Perl
10 5 (20.00%) Derivative
10 5 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) TDD
10 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
11 4 (16.00%) Platform Symphony
11 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
11 4 (16.00%) Grid Computing
11 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (16.00%) C#
11 4 (16.00%) C++
11 4 (16.00%) .NET
11 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
11 4 (16.00%) Python

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Bitbucket
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (76.00%) Finance
2 14 (56.00%) Banking
3 7 (28.00%) Front Office
4 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (44.00%) Senior Developer
4 9 (36.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (20.00%) Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
6 4 (16.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Applications Support
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Business Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (4.00%) Production Support Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Akka
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) JSON
3 1 (4.00%) Kafka
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
3 1 (4.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (4.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Derivative
1 5 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (16.00%) Grid Computing
2 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 2 (8.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Unix
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (36.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (32.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) OO
3 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Client Onboarding
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Programming
6 1 (4.00%) KYC
6 1 (4.00%) Microservices
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
6 1 (4.00%) SOLID
6 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 14 (56.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Perl
4 4 (16.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) Python
5 3 (12.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.00%) IBM