The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Belfast region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 16 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.78% 10.48% 12.58%
As % of the General category 48.48% 36.67% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
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£363 £380 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +2.27%
General Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
33 30 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.67% 28.57% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 41
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
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%
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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 24 July 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 24 July 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 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 12 (50.00%) Java
3 11 (45.83%) UNIX
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 7 (29.17%) Spring
7 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.83%) J2EE
8 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
9 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) Korn
10 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
10 3 (12.50%) C-shell
10 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
10 3 (12.50%) Maven
10 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
11 2 (8.33%) SQR
11 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
11 2 (8.33%) MS Office
11 2 (8.33%) Struts
11 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 2 (8.33%) Perl
11 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.33%) Sybase
11 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
11 2 (8.33%) Windows

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) CTI
1 1 (4.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Maven
General
1 14 (58.33%) Finance
2 12 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.17%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Java Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
6 1 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Graduate
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (29.17%) Spring
3 5 (20.83%) J2EE
4 3 (12.50%) Spring Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Struts
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (8.33%) Reference Data
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) UNIX
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (16.67%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mapping
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 3 (12.50%) Korn
5 3 (12.50%) C-shell
5 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.33%) SQR
6 2 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (4.17%) C#
7 1 (4.17%) VBScript
7 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase
2 2 (8.33%) Business Objects