Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 29 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 -10 +1
Contract jobs citing Equities 49 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 8.32% 3.62% 6.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.17% 12.50% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 10 8
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% +114.29% -54.84%
10th Percentile £282 £255 £78
90th Percentile £475 £421 £275
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 £375 £175
% change year-on-year +18.67% +114.29% -54.84%
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 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 323 80 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 54.84% 28.99% 45.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 45 37
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £315 £222 £88
90th Percentile £485 £487 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.56 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.78 £13.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +8.48% +0.93% -35.28%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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 -5 49 £445 +18.67% 4
Equities
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Equities.

1 36 (73.47%) Unix
2 30 (61.22%) Low Latency
3 29 (59.18%) Finance
4 26 (53.06%) Linux
5 22 (44.90%) Front Office
5 22 (44.90%) Banking
5 22 (44.90%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (40.82%) Java
7 17 (34.69%) KDB
7 17 (34.69%) Market Making
8 14 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
8 14 (28.57%) SQL
9 13 (26.53%) Fixed Income
10 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
10 12 (24.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (18.37%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
13 6 (12.24%) OO
14 5 (10.20%) C++
14 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
15 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
15 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
15 4 (8.16%) Fidessa
15 4 (8.16%) Reuters
15 4 (8.16%) Bloomberg
16 3 (6.12%) Project Management
16 3 (6.12%) OOP
16 3 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
16 3 (6.12%) Legal

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 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.04%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) LDAP
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) KDB
2 5 (10.20%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) CppUnit
1 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (59.18%) Finance
2 22 (44.90%) Banking
2 22 (44.90%) Front Office
3 7 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Legal
4 3 (6.12%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 37 (75.51%) Developer
2 18 (36.73%) Java Developer
3 16 (32.65%) KDB Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Senior Developer
4 12 (24.49%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Administrator
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Banking Project Manager
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data Developer
7 1 (2.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.04%) Onboarding Engineer
7 1 (2.04%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.04%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.08%) JSON
2 2 (4.08%) REST
2 2 (4.08%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (2.04%) Spring
3 1 (2.04%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.53%) Fixed Income
3 12 (24.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.12%) Derivative
4 3 (6.12%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (6.12%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.08%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.04%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.04%) Social Network
6 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (73.47%) Unix
2 26 (53.06%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (61.22%) Low Latency
2 17 (34.69%) Market Making
3 14 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.37%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (12.24%) OO
7 5 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.16%) Multithreading
9 3 (6.12%) KYC
9 3 (6.12%) Migration
9 3 (6.12%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) Project Management
9 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Client Onboarding
10 2 (4.08%) Index Arbitrage
10 2 (4.08%) Microservices
10 2 (4.08%) Scrum
11 1 (2.04%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.04%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (10.20%) C++
4 2 (4.08%) C
4 2 (4.08%) C#
4 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.08%) Python
4 2 (4.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Bloomberg
1 4 (8.16%) Fidessa
1 4 (8.16%) Reuters
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle