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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 14 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 24 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 23.30% 9.91% 13.87%
As % of the General category 55.81% 33.33% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
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£315 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £222 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +15.38%
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
43 33 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.75% 29.73% 36.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 34
Average daily rate £315 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £190 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 August 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 August 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 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Investment Banking
3 17 (53.13%) Java
4 16 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (50.00%) UNIX
5 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
6 10 (31.25%) Spring
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) Credit Risk
7 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
8 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
9 6 (18.75%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) Sybase
9 6 (18.75%) Maven
9 6 (18.75%) Korn
9 6 (18.75%) C-shell
9 6 (18.75%) Spring Integration
10 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
10 5 (15.63%) J2EE
10 5 (15.63%) SQR
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 4 (12.50%) Project Management
11 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
11 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (9.38%) Change Management
12 3 (9.38%) MS Office
12 3 (9.38%) Struts
12 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
12 3 (9.38%) Linux

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Multicast
1 1 (3.13%) CTI
1 1 (3.13%) Intranet
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Maven
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Investment Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.25%) Legal
4 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) International Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Implementation Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Architect
7 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) Hibernate
2 10 (31.25%) Spring
3 6 (18.75%) Spring Integration
4 5 (15.63%) J2EE
5 3 (9.38%) Struts
6 1 (3.13%) SOAP
6 1 (3.13%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (31.25%) Credit Risk
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
3 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Solaris
3 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Project Management
1 4 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 4 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 2 (6.25%) Six Sigma
3 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.13%) Use Case
4 1 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.13%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
2 16 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 7 (21.88%) T-SQL
5 6 (18.75%) Perl
5 6 (18.75%) Korn
5 6 (18.75%) C-shell
6 5 (15.63%) SQR
7 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
8 2 (6.25%) C++
8 2 (6.25%) VBScript
8 2 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Basel III
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Sybase
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.13%) Actimize
5 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £295 - £300 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago