Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 33 29
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 -12
Contract jobs citing Equities 8 68 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.46% 10.85% 2.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.02% 19.37% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 51 7
Belfast median daily rate £436 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +15.47% +114.29%
10th Percentile £338 £363 £255
90th Percentile £537 £468 £416
County Antrim median daily rate £436 £433 £375
% change year-on-year +0.69% +15.47% +114.29%
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 133 351 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.92% 55.98% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 296 41
Belfast median daily rate £432 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +10.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £262 £344 £200
90th Percentile £511 £488 £525
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +4.61% +10.00% +31.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
Belfast median hourly rate £39.50 £14.56 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.29% +2.18% -55.47%
10th Percentile £15.30 £14.56 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £14.56 £17.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.75 £14.56 £14.25
% change year-on-year +173.01% +2.18% -55.47%

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 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Belfast

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Kafka
4 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
4 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 2 (25.00%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) Zuul
5 2 (25.00%) Akka
5 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) JUnit
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) OOP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) MVC
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate

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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) npm
1 1 (12.50%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Spark SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (37.50%) Bitbucket
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) Maven
4 1 (12.50%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Front Office
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (37.50%) Kafka
2 2 (25.00%) Akka
2 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (25.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (25.00%) Zuul
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Redux
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Low Latency
2 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) OOP
2 2 (25.00%) SOLID
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Garbage Collection
3 1 (12.50%) Index Arbitrage
3 1 (12.50%) Market Making
3 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (12.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C++
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) ES6
4 1 (12.50%) Java 8
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
1 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Talend