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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 23 22
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1  
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.85% 1.60% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.67% 1.94% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Median daily rate £466 £51 £93
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +813.72% -44.86%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £466 £375 £475
% change year-on-year +24.26% -21.05%  
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 194 103 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.46% 82.40% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 48 50
Median daily rate £408 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.60% +22.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £114 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £71.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -79.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Electronic Trading
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Electronic Trading as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 29 March 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 -9 6 £466 +813.72% 1
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 12 (85.71%) C++
4 11 (78.57%) Low Latency
5 8 (57.14%) Unix
6 7 (50.00%) Banking
7 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
8 5 (35.71%) UML
8 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
9 4 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (28.57%) OOP
9 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
9 4 (28.57%) Front Office
9 4 (28.57%) Market Making
10 3 (21.43%) SQL
10 3 (21.43%) Degree
11 2 (14.29%) Analytics
11 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
11 2 (14.29%) KDB
11 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
11 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 2 (14.29%) Korn
11 2 (14.29%) Python
11 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
12 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
12 1 (7.14%) C

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) KDB
2 2 (14.29%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
General
1 14 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (85.71%) C++ Developer
3 6 (42.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 5 (35.71%) Low Latency C++ Developer
5 4 (28.57%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
6 2 (14.29%) KDB Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C Developer
7 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 2 (14.29%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Low Latency
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Multithreading
3 5 (35.71%) UML
4 4 (28.57%) Market Making
4 4 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Korn
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Northern Ireland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £465 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £466.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago