The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Equities in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Equities over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Equities
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 20 - 13
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Equities 23 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.13% - 8.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 21.30% - 20.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 0 8
Median daily rate £425 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 - £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £717 - £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +13.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Equities is in the generic IT 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 generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 108 38 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 47.58% 31.67% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 18 26
Median daily rate £405 £275 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.27% +69.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £81 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £350 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Equities as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Equities in Northern Ireland

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Equities in Northern Ireland

Equities
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Equities in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Equities in Northern Ireland

Equities
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 Equities within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 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 - 21 £425 - 1
Equities
UK

Equities
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Equities 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 Equities.

1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 16 (51.61%) Linux
3 16 (51.61%) Unix
4 15 (48.39%) Multithreading
5 13 (41.94%) C++
6 12 (38.71%) Java
6 12 (38.71%) Front Office
7 11 (35.48%) Equity Derivative
8 10 (32.26%) Degree
8 10 (32.26%) SQL
9 9 (29.03%) FIX Protocol
9 9 (29.03%) Market Making
10 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
10 8 (25.81%) Derivative
11 7 (22.58%) KDB
11 7 (22.58%) OOP
11 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
12 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 5 (16.13%) WPF
12 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.13%) Virtual Team
12 5 (16.13%) Analytics
13 4 (12.90%) PnL Attribution
13 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
13 4 (12.90%) TDD
13 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
13 4 (12.90%) BDD
13 4 (12.90%) C#
13 4 (12.90%) OO

Equities
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.45%) Apache
1 2 (6.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) KDB
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
1 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
General
1 23 (74.19%) Finance
2 18 (58.06%) Banking
3 12 (38.71%) Front Office
4 3 (9.68%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 14 (45.16%) Senior Developer
3 11 (35.48%) Java Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C++ Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Lead Developer
5 5 (16.13%) Senior C++ Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Architect
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Leader
7 3 (9.68%) Database Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Sybase Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Senior SQL Developer
8 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Access Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) FIX Protocol
2 5 (16.13%) WPF
3 4 (12.90%) Flash
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (25.81%) Derivative
3 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (16.13%) Virtual Team
4 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
5 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
1 16 (51.61%) Unix
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Multithreading
2 9 (29.03%) Market Making
3 8 (25.81%) Low Latency
4 7 (22.58%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (22.58%) OOP
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) OO
6 4 (12.90%) OOD
6 4 (12.90%) PnL Attribution
6 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Economics
7 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
7 3 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (6.45%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (6.45%) Index Arbitrage
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) C++
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Sybase
2 1 (3.23%) Bloomberg
2 1 (3.23%) Fidessa
2 1 (3.23%) NYFIX
2 1 (3.23%) Sun
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