Period
to 23 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 36 27
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing Equities 39 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.26% 3.06% 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.89% 7.69% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 1
Belfast median daily rate £445 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% +4.92%
10th Percentile £392 £330 £350
90th Percentile £583 £421 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +18.67% -6.25% +4.92%
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 262 130 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 55.51% 39.76% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 97 31
Belfast median daily rate £435 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.99% +28.33% -
10th Percentile £310 £238 £238
90th Percentile £538 £588 £375
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £385 £300
% change year-on-year +12.34% +28.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 0
Belfast median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £30.00 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +130.77% - -

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 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 33 (84.62%) Unix
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
2 23 (58.97%) Low Latency
3 20 (51.28%) Finance
4 19 (48.72%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (46.15%) Java
5 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 16 (41.03%) Banking
7 15 (38.46%) Front Office
8 14 (35.90%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
9 13 (33.33%) KDB
10 12 (30.77%) Market Making
11 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
12 7 (17.95%) OO
13 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
14 5 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (12.82%) Perl
15 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
15 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
15 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
16 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
16 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
16 3 (7.69%) Project Management
17 2 (5.13%) Python
17 2 (5.13%) C++
17 2 (5.13%) OOP
17 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
17 2 (5.13%) Microservices
17 2 (5.13%) Data Structures

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) KDB
2 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA
1 1 (2.56%) JIRA Agile
General
1 20 (51.28%) Finance
2 16 (41.03%) Banking
3 15 (38.46%) Front Office
4 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (79.49%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 13 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (30.77%) KDB Developer
5 5 (12.82%) Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.26%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Applications Support
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.56%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Banking Project Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Production Support Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) JSON
1 2 (5.13%) REST
1 2 (5.13%) WebSockets
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) Spring
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (15.38%) Fixed Income
3 5 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (5.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (84.62%) Unix
2 23 (58.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) Low Latency
2 14 (35.90%) Mentoring
2 14 (35.90%) Requirements Analysis
3 12 (30.77%) Market Making
4 7 (17.95%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (5.13%) Microservices
7 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.13%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Analytics
8 1 (2.56%) Functional Programming
8 1 (2.56%) Index Arbitrage
8 1 (2.56%) Physics
8 1 (2.56%) Software Delivery
8 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) Java
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) C++
4 2 (5.13%) Python
4 2 (5.13%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) TIBCO