Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 22 June 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.

Derivatives
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 57 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -28 +3
Contract jobs citing Derivative 16 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.76% 3.14% 2.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.62% 5.88% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £398 £565 £51
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.61% +1007.35% -86.84%
UK median daily rate £618 £586 £550
% change year-on-year +5.33% +6.59% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £80.00 £52.50 £65.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% -19.23% -

Derivative 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 210 306 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.41% 53.31% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 261 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +33.06% +55.00%
10th Percentile £296 £263 £80
90th Percentile £538 £488 £593
UK median daily rate £455 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +1.68% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.56 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% -38.04% +74.07%
10th Percentile £12.20 £14.56 £23.25
90th Percentile £29.20 £14.56 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Derivative as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in Northern Ireland

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Derivative in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in Northern Ireland

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in Northern Ireland

Derivative
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Derivative within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. 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
County Antrim +20 15 £395 -30.06%
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Derivative.

1 12 (75.00%) SQL
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
3 7 (43.75%) Oracle
3 7 (43.75%) Front Office
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Equity Derivative
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
5 5 (31.25%) VBA
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Python
5 5 (31.25%) Grid Computing
5 5 (31.25%) Equities
5 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
5 5 (31.25%) Platform Symphony
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
7 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
8 2 (12.50%) Straight-Through Processing
8 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis

Derivative
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
1 5 (31.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Front Office
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (25.00%) DBA
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 2 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.25%) WebSockets
2 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (31.25%) Equities
2 5 (31.25%) Grid Computing
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) TDD
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Straight-Through Processing
5 1 (6.25%) Collateral Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Data Reconciliation
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Programming
5 1 (6.25%) Microservices
5 1 (6.25%) OO
5 1 (6.25%) Scorecard
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) C++
2 5 (31.25%) Python
2 5 (31.25%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) TIBCO