The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Equities 42 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.46% - 3.75%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.08% - 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 0 2
County Antrim median daily rate £421 - £388
10th Percentile £202 - £324
90th Percentile £467 - £461
Northern Ireland median daily rate £421 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 182 31 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 54.01% 34.83% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 14 28
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
10th Percentile £260 £80 £102
90th Percentile £475 £613 £488
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £375 £325
% change year-on-year +10.00% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.56 - £32.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.56 £23.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year -38.04% -26.56%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Equities in County Antrim

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in County Antrim

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in County Antrim over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in County Antrim

Equities
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 Equities within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 41 £421 - 1
Equities
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Equities.

1 52 (82.54%) Finance
2 39 (61.90%) Unix
3 31 (49.21%) Banking
4 29 (46.03%) SQL
5 27 (42.86%) Java
5 27 (42.86%) Front Office
5 27 (42.86%) Low Latency
6 26 (41.27%) Linux
7 21 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 18 (28.57%) C++
9 16 (25.40%) OO
10 15 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
11 13 (20.63%) FIX Protocol
11 13 (20.63%) Market Making
11 13 (20.63%) Equity Derivative
12 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
12 11 (17.46%) KDB
13 10 (15.87%) Electronic Trading
13 10 (15.87%) Fixed Income
13 10 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
14 9 (14.29%) Degree
14 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
15 8 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
15 8 (12.70%) Derivative
15 8 (12.70%) WPF
15 8 (12.70%) Analytics
15 8 (12.70%) OOP
15 8 (12.70%) OOA/OOD

Equities
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:

Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.59%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.46%) KDB
1 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) CppUnit
1 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (82.54%) Finance
2 31 (49.21%) Banking
3 27 (42.86%) Front Office
4 9 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
5 3 (4.76%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 44 (69.84%) Developer
2 24 (38.10%) Java Developer
3 23 (36.51%) Senior Developer
4 20 (31.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (19.05%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Architect
7 4 (6.35%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.35%) KDB Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Sybase Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (4.76%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Analyst
10 1 (1.59%) Administrator
10 1 (1.59%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.59%) SQL Developer
10 1 (1.59%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.63%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (12.70%) WPF
3 7 (11.11%) STL
4 5 (7.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (6.35%) Flash
6 2 (3.17%) JSON
6 2 (3.17%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Equity Derivative
2 10 (15.87%) Fixed Income
2 10 (15.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.70%) Derivative
5 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
6 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
7 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 39 (61.90%) Unix
2 26 (41.27%) Linux
3 8 (12.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Low Latency
2 21 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 16 (25.40%) OO
4 15 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 13 (20.63%) Market Making
6 10 (15.87%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (12.70%) Analytics
7 8 (12.70%) Mentoring
7 8 (12.70%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (12.70%) OOP
8 6 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
10 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.35%) Client Onboarding
10 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
10 4 (6.35%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.35%) PnL Attribution
11 3 (4.76%) Index Arbitrage
11 3 (4.76%) KYC
11 3 (4.76%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) SQL
2 27 (42.86%) Java
3 18 (28.57%) C++
4 6 (9.52%) C
5 3 (4.76%) C#
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
2 8 (12.70%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Bloomberg
1 5 (7.94%) Fidessa
2 4 (6.35%) Reuters
2 4 (6.35%) Sybase
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) NYFIX
3 1 (1.59%) Sun
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 3 days ago