Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 32 30
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +4
Contract jobs citing Electronic Trading 29 54 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.82% 9.29% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 10.87% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 54 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £460 £445 £51
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +772.55% -44.86%
UK median daily rate £675 £625 £625
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +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 348 497 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 81.88% 85.54% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 417 88
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +30.00%
10th Percentile £288 £289 £151
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.25 £12.89 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -24.19% -31.31%
10th Percentile £11.15 £10.60 £13.20
90th Percentile £24.45 £19.38 £27.00
UK median hourly rate £21.73 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.08% - +16.28%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Electronic Trading in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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 6 months to 23 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 +11 28 £460 +3.45%
County Londonderry - 1 £638 -
Electronic Trading
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 25 (86.21%) Java
2 21 (72.41%) OO
3 17 (58.62%) Low Latency
3 17 (58.62%) Data Structures
4 16 (55.17%) Front Office
5 14 (48.28%) OOP
6 13 (44.83%) Finance
6 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
6 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
8 11 (37.93%) Banking
9 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
9 10 (34.48%) Spring
10 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (24.14%) C#
11 7 (24.14%) Investment Banking
12 6 (20.69%) Maven
12 6 (20.69%) JSON
12 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
12 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
12 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
12 6 (20.69%) TDD
12 6 (20.69%) WPF
12 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
12 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (20.69%) React
12 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
12 6 (20.69%) Garbage Collection
12 6 (20.69%) ES6
12 6 (20.69%) SOLID

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) npm
1 6 (20.69%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) JUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
1 6 (20.69%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (55.17%) Front Office
2 13 (44.83%) Finance
3 11 (37.93%) Banking
4 7 (24.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
1 25 (86.21%) Java Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Front Office Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Developer
3 7 (24.14%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) C# Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Analyst Programmer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Hibernate
1 10 (34.48%) Spring
2 6 (20.69%) Akka
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) HTML5
2 6 (20.69%) JSON
2 6 (20.69%) Kafka
2 6 (20.69%) React
2 6 (20.69%) Redux
2 6 (20.69%) REST
2 6 (20.69%) Spring Boot
2 6 (20.69%) WPF
2 6 (20.69%) Zuul
3 2 (6.90%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (58.62%) Data Structures
2 12 (41.38%) Algorithms
3 8 (27.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Derivative
4 1 (3.45%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) OO
2 17 (58.62%) Low Latency
3 14 (48.28%) OOP
4 13 (44.83%) Multithreading
4 13 (44.83%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Garbage Collection
5 6 (20.69%) SOLID
5 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
5 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Functional Programming
7 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.45%) Matrix Organization
8 1 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Java
2 7 (24.14%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) ES6
3 6 (20.69%) Java 8
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Python
3 6 (20.69%) TypeScript
4 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) FXall
1 6 (20.69%) Reuters