Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 51 40
Rank change year-on-year +7 -11 -
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 4 28 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.02% 4.85% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 5.37% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 28 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £449 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +15.81% -
10th Percentile £417 £388 £369
90th Percentile £492 £480 £406
UK median daily rate £675 £650 £625
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +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 335 521 259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 85.24% 90.29% 80.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 399 160
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.02% +8.46%
10th Percentile £305 £302 £163
90th Percentile £515 £520 £438
UK median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 10 24
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £26.50 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.67% +15.38% -14.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.78 £35.88 £36.88
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £24.02 £22.50
% change year-on-year -6.33% +6.76% +2.27%

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 14 December 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 +11 1 £500 +11.11%
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Electronic Trading 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 Electronic Trading.

1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (75.00%) Solace
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) Unix
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis

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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (75.00%) STL
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
1 3 (75.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Solace
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO