Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 20 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 39 -
Rank change year-on-year -13 - +33
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 38 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.05% 0.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.74% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 38 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 - -
UK median daily rate £638 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +2.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 564 234 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 89.81% 78.26% 70.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 137 57
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +10.77% +1.56%
10th Percentile £303 £140 £102
90th Percentile £500 £438 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £10.45 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £23.75 £35.00 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.63 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.56% +6.67% +18.42%

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Electronic Trading in Northern Ireland

Electronic Trading
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Electronic Trading in Northern Ireland

Electronic Trading
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 Electronic Trading within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 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
County Antrim -15 32 £439 -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Electronic Trading.

1 35 (92.11%) Linux
1 35 (92.11%) Finance
2 32 (84.21%) C++
2 32 (84.21%) Low Latency
3 30 (78.95%) Unix
4 28 (73.68%) Multithreading
5 24 (63.16%) Banking
5 24 (63.16%) FIX Protocol
5 24 (63.16%) OOP
6 23 (60.53%) OOA/OOD
7 22 (57.89%) Front Office
7 22 (57.89%) Market Making
8 12 (31.58%) Virtual Team
9 11 (28.95%) Degree
10 10 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (23.68%) Investment Banking
11 9 (23.68%) Equities
12 8 (21.05%) Windows
13 7 (18.42%) SQL
14 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
15 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
16 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
16 4 (10.53%) UML
16 4 (10.53%) Fidessa
16 4 (10.53%) Reuters
16 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
17 3 (7.89%) Migration
17 3 (7.89%) KDB
17 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
18 2 (5.26%) Index Arbitrage

Electronic Trading
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) KDB
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) CppUnit
General
1 35 (92.11%) Finance
2 24 (63.16%) Banking
3 22 (57.89%) Front Office
4 9 (23.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 31 (81.58%) C++ Developer
3 13 (34.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 12 (31.58%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 11 (28.95%) Senior Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Senior C++ Developer
7 8 (21.05%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Front Office C++ Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Analyst
10 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) KDB Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Onboarding Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
10 1 (2.63%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (2.63%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (2.63%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Virtual Team
2 9 (23.68%) Equities
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Unix
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) Low Latency
2 28 (73.68%) Multithreading
3 24 (63.16%) OOP
4 23 (60.53%) OOA/OOD
5 22 (57.89%) Market Making
6 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.53%) UML
8 3 (7.89%) Migration
9 2 (5.26%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.63%) OO
10 1 (2.63%) Physics
10 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C++
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 2 (5.26%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) Python
3 2 (5.26%) Ruby
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 10 (26.32%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
1 4 (10.53%) Fidessa
1 4 (10.53%) Reuters