Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Electronic Trading skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Electronic Trading over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Electronic Trading (eTrading)
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 37 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +32
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 32 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 5.40% 0.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.00% 0.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 32 0 0
County Antrim median daily rate £439 - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 533 217 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 89.88% 78.62% 72.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 128 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +8.53% +2.38%
10th Percentile £303 £138 £100
90th Percentile £501 £425 £525
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
% change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £13.63 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.75% -10.66% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.15 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Electronic Trading as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in County Antrim

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Electronic Trading in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in County Antrim

Electronic Trading
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Electronic Trading within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -13 32 £439 -
Electronic Trading
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 29 (90.63%) Linux
1 29 (90.63%) Finance
2 26 (81.25%) C++
2 26 (81.25%) Low Latency
3 24 (75.00%) Unix
4 22 (68.75%) Multithreading
5 18 (56.25%) Banking
5 18 (56.25%) FIX Protocol
5 18 (56.25%) OOP
6 17 (53.13%) OOA/OOD
7 16 (50.00%) Front Office
7 16 (50.00%) Market Making
8 9 (28.13%) Virtual Team
8 9 (28.13%) Equities
9 8 (25.00%) Windows
9 8 (25.00%) Degree
9 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
10 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (21.88%) SQL
11 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
12 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
13 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.50%) UML
13 4 (12.50%) Fidessa
13 4 (12.50%) Reuters
13 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg
14 3 (9.38%) Migration
14 3 (9.38%) KDB
14 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
15 2 (6.25%) Index Arbitrage

Electronic Trading
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) KDB
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.13%) CppUnit
General
1 29 (90.63%) Finance
2 18 (56.25%) Banking
3 16 (50.00%) Front Office
4 8 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 25 (78.13%) C++ Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Low Latency C++ Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Senior C++ Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.13%) KDB Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Onboarding Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (3.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.13%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Equities
1 9 (28.13%) Virtual Team
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) Unix
3 8 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Low Latency
2 22 (68.75%) Multithreading
3 18 (56.25%) OOP
4 17 (53.13%) OOA/OOD
5 16 (50.00%) Market Making
6 6 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 4 (12.50%) UML
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
9 2 (6.25%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (3.13%) OO
10 1 (3.13%) Physics
10 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C++
2 7 (21.88%) SQL
3 2 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (3.13%) C
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 4 (12.50%) Fidessa
1 4 (12.50%) Reuters