Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Equities
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 26 19
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +2
Contract jobs citing Equities 55 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.48% 4.09% 6.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.03% 13.10% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 11 8
Belfast median daily rate £445 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% +114.29% -54.84%
10th Percentile £363 £255 £78
90th Percentile £580 £420 £275
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £375 £175
% change year-on-year +18.67% +114.29% -54.84%
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 323 84 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 55.69% 31.23% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 48 37
Belfast median daily rate £420 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £314 £239 £88
90th Percentile £513 £529 £420
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +12.00% +25.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.56 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.56 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +12.00% - -

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 43 (78.18%) Unix
2 33 (60.00%) Finance
3 30 (54.55%) Low Latency
4 29 (52.73%) Linux
5 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (41.82%) Banking
7 22 (40.00%) Front Office
8 21 (38.18%) Java
8 21 (38.18%) SQL
9 17 (30.91%) KDB
9 17 (30.91%) Market Making
10 15 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
11 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
12 13 (23.64%) Fixed Income
13 12 (21.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (16.36%) Electronic Trading
15 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
15 8 (14.55%) OO
16 6 (10.91%) Investment Banking
17 5 (9.09%) Perl
18 4 (7.27%) C++
18 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
18 4 (7.27%) Reuters
18 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
18 4 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
18 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
18 4 (7.27%) Fidessa
18 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
19 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
19 3 (5.45%) Prime Brokerage

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 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.82%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) KDB
2 8 (14.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) Big Data
3 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.82%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (60.00%) Finance
2 23 (41.82%) Banking
3 22 (40.00%) Front Office
4 6 (10.91%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.45%) Legal
5 3 (5.45%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 16 (29.09%) KDB Developer
4 14 (25.45%) Senior Developer
4 14 (25.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Analyst
6 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Applications Support
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Senior Support Analyst
10 1 (1.82%) Agile Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Banking Project Manager
10 1 (1.82%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.82%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 1 (1.82%) Onboarding Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (1.82%) Hibernate
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) Node.js
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) Spring
2 1 (1.82%) STL
2 1 (1.82%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 25 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (23.64%) Fixed Income
3 12 (21.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
5 2 (3.64%) Derivative
5 2 (3.64%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.82%) Social Network
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (78.18%) Unix
2 29 (52.73%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Low Latency
2 17 (30.91%) Market Making
3 15 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 14 (25.45%) Mentoring
5 9 (16.36%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (14.55%) OO
7 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
7 4 (7.27%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.45%) KYC
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
8 3 (5.45%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.45%) OOP
8 3 (5.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.64%) Client Onboarding
9 2 (3.64%) Index Arbitrage
9 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.82%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Java
1 21 (38.18%) SQL
2 5 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (7.27%) C++
4 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
1 4 (7.27%) Fidessa
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.27%) Reuters
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle