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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 6 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Banking 17 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 22.37% 14.29% 10.42%
As % of the General category 41.46% 48.39% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 13
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£200 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.82% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £198 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £20.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-49.68% -7.77%
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
41 31 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 53.95% 29.52% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 31
Average daily rate £189 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £152 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £443 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, 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 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 22 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 16 (36.36%) Oracle
4 15 (34.09%) UNIX
5 12 (27.27%) SQL
6 8 (18.18%) Java
6 8 (18.18%) Web Services
6 8 (18.18%) Project Management
7 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
7 7 (15.91%) MS Office
7 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 6 (13.64%) Actimize
8 6 (13.64%) Equities
8 6 (13.64%) Fixed Income
8 6 (13.64%) XSL
8 6 (13.64%) Windows
8 6 (13.64%) Linux
8 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
8 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.64%) SDLC
9 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.36%) DB2
9 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.36%) Ab Initio
10 4 (9.09%) Windows Vista
10 4 (9.09%) XML
10 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
10 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (9.09%) Reuters
10 4 (9.09%) Bloomberg

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 4 (9.09%) SAS
1 4 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.27%) Xceptor
Applications
1 7 (15.91%) MS Office
1 7 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Project
3 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DHCP
1 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.36%) DB2
2 4 (9.09%) KDB
3 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (61.36%) Finance
2 22 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Ab Initio Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Junior
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Report Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Junior Business Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SAS Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Security Architect
8 1 (2.27%) SAS Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) Operations Support Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) Web Services
2 6 (13.64%) XSL
3 4 (9.09%) XML
4 3 (6.82%) JMS
5 2 (4.55%) J2EE
6 1 (2.27%) SOAP
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) .NET
6 1 (2.27%) WSDL
6 1 (2.27%) Middleware
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.27%) RESTful
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Fixed Income
1 6 (13.64%) Equities
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (9.09%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.55%) Derivative
5 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
5 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) UNIX
2 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Project Management
2 7 (15.91%) Business Analysis
3 6 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Change Management
4 3 (6.82%) Resource Management
4 3 (6.82%) Release Management
4 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.82%) Metaprogramming
4 3 (6.82%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (4.55%) Data Governance
5 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning
5 2 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (4.55%) Analytics
5 2 (4.55%) Time Management
5 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Management
5 2 (4.55%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.27%) SQL
2 8 (18.18%) Java
3 6 (13.64%) Shell Script
4 3 (6.82%) Korn
4 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.55%) VBA
5 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.27%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.27%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) CGEIT
2 1 (2.27%) CRISC
2 1 (2.27%) CISSP
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SAS Certification
2 1 (2.27%) CISA
2 1 (2.27%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
1 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.27%) Control-M
2 1 (2.27%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Actimize
3 5 (11.36%) Ab Initio
4 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 4 (9.09%) Reuters
4 4 (9.09%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Sybase
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
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