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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 44 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 12.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 44 0 0
Median daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Electronic Trading is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 304 83 60
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 84.68% 82.18% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 109 140
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £205 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £456 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim - 34 £445 -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 54 (98.18%) Finance
2 49 (89.09%) C++
3 47 (85.45%) Linux
4 44 (80.00%) Low Latency
5 34 (61.82%) Multithreading
6 33 (60.00%) Unix
7 32 (58.18%) Front Office
8 31 (56.36%) Banking
8 31 (56.36%) FIX Protocol
9 29 (52.73%) OOP
9 29 (52.73%) OOA/OOD
10 28 (50.91%) Market Making
11 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
11 20 (36.36%) Windows
11 20 (36.36%) Visual Studio
12 15 (27.27%) UML
12 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
13 10 (18.18%) Equities
14 9 (16.36%) SQL
15 5 (9.09%) C
15 5 (9.09%) STL
15 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
15 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
15 5 (9.09%) CppUnit
15 5 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
16 4 (7.27%) Degree
16 4 (7.27%) Fidessa
16 4 (7.27%) Reuters
16 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg

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 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) KDB
2 2 (3.64%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 20 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) CppUnit
General
1 54 (98.18%) Finance
2 32 (58.18%) Front Office
3 31 (56.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 44 (80.00%) C++ Developer
3 29 (52.73%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 27 (49.09%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
5 26 (47.27%) Low Latency C++ Developer
6 5 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) KDB Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Analyst
8 1 (1.82%) Front Office C++ Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Onboarding Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
8 1 (1.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (1.82%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (9.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) Equities
2 3 (5.45%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (85.45%) Linux
2 33 (60.00%) Unix
3 20 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (80.00%) Low Latency
2 34 (61.82%) Multithreading
3 29 (52.73%) OOA/OOD
3 29 (52.73%) OOP
4 28 (50.91%) Market Making
5 20 (36.36%) Unit Testing
6 15 (27.27%) UML
7 5 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.45%) Migration
9 2 (3.64%) Analytics
9 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.82%) Index Arbitrage
10 1 (1.82%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 49 (89.09%) C++
2 9 (16.36%) SQL
3 5 (9.09%) C
4 3 (5.45%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Korn
6 1 (1.82%) C#
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Bloomberg
1 4 (7.27%) Fidessa
1 4 (7.27%) Reuters
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