The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -5
Contract jobs citing Banking 40 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 32.00% 8.00% 12.84%
As % of the General category 65.57% 28.57% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 7 17
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £194 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.56 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-39.64% -7.89%
Banking
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

General Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
61 28 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 48.80% 28.00% 33.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 20 33
Average daily rate £313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £250 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -27.58%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Belfast region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Belfast region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking.

1 31 (62.00%) Investment Banking
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 24 (48.00%) Finance
4 23 (46.00%) Java
5 21 (42.00%) UNIX
6 16 (32.00%) Oracle
7 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
7 13 (26.00%) Spring
7 13 (26.00%) Credit Risk
8 11 (22.00%) Sybase
9 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 9 (18.00%) Perl
10 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 9 (18.00%) Project Management
10 9 (18.00%) C-shell
10 9 (18.00%) Korn
11 8 (16.00%) Maven
11 8 (16.00%) Spring Integration
11 8 (16.00%) SQR
11 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
11 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
11 8 (16.00%) Linux
12 7 (14.00%) J2EE
13 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
14 5 (10.00%) Degree
14 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
14 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 4 (8.00%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Banking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (4.00%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.00%) MS Project
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) CTI
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
1 1 (2.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Maven
2 3 (6.00%) Subversion
2 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) Hudson
2 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (62.00%) Investment Banking
2 24 (48.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.00%) International Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (36.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Junior
5 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Junior Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Architect
9 1 (2.00%) Graduate
9 1 (2.00%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Hibernate
1 13 (26.00%) Spring
2 8 (16.00%) Spring Integration
3 7 (14.00%) J2EE
4 4 (8.00%) Middleware
5 3 (6.00%) SOAP
5 3 (6.00%) Struts
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
6 2 (4.00%) Java EE
6 2 (4.00%) FpML
7 1 (2.00%) Android SDK
7 1 (2.00%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (2.00%) iOS SDK
7 1 (2.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.00%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 2 (4.00%) Equities
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.00%) Derivative
5 2 (4.00%) iPhone
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (2.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) UNIX
2 8 (16.00%) Linux
3 3 (6.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Solaris
5 1 (2.00%) Android
5 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Project Management
2 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (6.00%) Change Management
3 3 (6.00%) OO
3 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mapping
4 2 (4.00%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (2.00%) Use Case
5 1 (2.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.00%) Android Development
5 1 (2.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.00%) Coaching
5 1 (2.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (50.00%) SQL
2 23 (46.00%) Java
3 10 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.00%) Perl
4 9 (18.00%) Korn
4 9 (18.00%) C-shell
5 8 (16.00%) SQR
5 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.00%) VBScript
7 2 (4.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) C++
8 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) Basel III
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.00%) Sybase
3 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.00%) CollabNet
4 3 (6.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.00%) Ab Initio
5 2 (4.00%) Actimize
5 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) Google
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
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