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 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 17 - 11
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Equities 21 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.95% - 10.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.59% - 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 0 8
Median daily rate £425 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £717 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +13.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Equities is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 102 35 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 48.34% 31.53% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 16 26
Median daily rate £400 £269 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.83% +79.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £81 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £612 £333 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Equities as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Belfast

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equities also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Equities.

1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Banking
3 14 (48.28%) Unix
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
5 12 (41.38%) Java
6 10 (34.48%) Front Office
6 10 (34.48%) C++
6 10 (34.48%) Equity Derivative
7 9 (31.03%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Degree
8 8 (27.59%) Derivative
9 7 (24.14%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (24.14%) KDB
9 7 (24.14%) Market Making
10 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
10 6 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (17.24%) OOP
11 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
11 5 (17.24%) WPF
11 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
11 5 (17.24%) Analytics
12 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
12 4 (13.79%) PnL Attribution
12 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (13.79%) OO
12 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
12 4 (13.79%) Flash
13 3 (10.34%) Python
13 3 (10.34%) MS Excel

Equities
Top Related 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) KDB
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.90%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (72.41%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Banking
3 10 (34.48%) Front Office
4 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior Developer
3 11 (37.93%) Java Developer
4 9 (31.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (24.14%) C++ Developer
6 6 (20.69%) Lead Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Technical Developer
7 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
8 4 (13.79%) Architect
9 3 (10.34%) Database Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Senior C++ Developer
9 3 (10.34%) Sybase Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Java Developer - Algorithmic Trading
10 1 (3.45%) KDB Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior Algorithmic Trading Developer
10 1 (3.45%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (17.24%) WPF
3 4 (13.79%) Flash
4 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.90%) jQuery
4 2 (6.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (27.59%) Derivative
3 6 (20.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (17.24%) Fixed Income
5 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
6 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
1 14 (48.28%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
2 7 (24.14%) Market Making
3 6 (20.69%) Low Latency
4 5 (17.24%) Analytics
4 5 (17.24%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (17.24%) OOP
5 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.79%) OO
5 4 (13.79%) PnL Attribution
6 3 (10.34%) BDD
6 3 (10.34%) Economics
6 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
6 3 (10.34%) OOD
6 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) TDD
7 2 (6.90%) Index Arbitrage
7 2 (6.90%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) Java
2 10 (34.48%) C++
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Sybase
2 1 (3.45%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.45%) Fidessa
2 1 (3.45%) NYFIX
2 1 (3.45%) Sun
Belfast, County Antrim
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Rate: £717.00 per day
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