Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Equities
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 32 20
Rank change year-on-year -6 -12 -1
Contract jobs citing Equities 50 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.05% 3.69% 5.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.75% 13.10% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 11 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 £375 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.67% +114.29% -54.84%
10th Percentile £162 £255 £78
90th Percentile £474 £420 £275
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £16.50

Equities is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 339 84 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 54.59% 28.19% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 45 39
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +25.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £222 £89
90th Percentile £475 £487 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.78 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +0.93% -35.28%
10th Percentile £14.51 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £15.41 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £20.66 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -0.46% +6.41% +8.33%

Equities
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Equities as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -8 50 £445 +18.67% 4
Equities
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 36 (72.00%) Unix
2 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 30 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 26 (52.00%) Linux
4 23 (46.00%) Banking
4 23 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (44.00%) Front Office
6 20 (40.00%) Java
7 17 (34.00%) Market Making
7 17 (34.00%) KDB
8 15 (30.00%) SQL
9 14 (28.00%) Fixed Income
9 14 (28.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 12 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (18.00%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
13 6 (12.00%) OO
14 5 (10.00%) C++
14 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
15 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
15 4 (8.00%) Fidessa
15 4 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
15 4 (8.00%) Reuters
15 4 (8.00%) Bloomberg
15 4 (8.00%) Project Management
16 3 (6.00%) OOP
16 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
16 3 (6.00%) Windows

Equities
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:

Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.00%) KDB
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) CppUnit
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (2.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 23 (46.00%) Banking
3 22 (44.00%) Front Office
4 8 (16.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.00%) Legal
5 3 (6.00%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 37 (74.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 16 (32.00%) KDB Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Senior Developer
4 12 (24.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Administrator
8 1 (2.00%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Financial Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Junior
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Onboarding Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) REST
2 2 (4.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (46.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (28.00%) Fixed Income
3 12 (24.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.00%) Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.00%) Social Network
6 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Unix
2 26 (52.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 17 (34.00%) Market Making
3 14 (28.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 12 (24.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (18.00%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (12.00%) OO
7 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 4 (8.00%) Project Management
9 3 (6.00%) KYC
9 3 (6.00%) Migration
9 3 (6.00%) OOA/OOD
9 3 (6.00%) OOP
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Client Onboarding
10 2 (4.00%) ITIL
10 2 (4.00%) Microservices
10 2 (4.00%) PRINCE
10 2 (4.00%) Scrum
10 2 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Java
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
3 5 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (8.00%) Fidessa
1 4 (8.00%) Reuters
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle