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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 12 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 23 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 23.96% 6.67% 11.88%
As % of the General category 54.76% 20.00% 33.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 15
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£145 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £264 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £280 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.68%
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
42 20 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 43.75% 33.33% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 38
Average daily rate £145 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.27% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £187 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 36 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 33 (55.00%) Finance
3 22 (36.67%) SQL
4 18 (30.00%) Java
4 18 (30.00%) UNIX
5 17 (28.33%) Oracle
6 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 16 (26.67%) Fixed Income
7 13 (21.67%) Project Management
7 13 (21.67%) Linux
8 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
8 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
8 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
9 10 (16.67%) MS Office
9 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) Degree
10 9 (15.00%) Equities
10 9 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (15.00%) Sybase
11 8 (13.33%) Perl
12 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
12 7 (11.67%) OO
12 7 (11.67%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (11.67%) Credit Risk
12 7 (11.67%) Korn
12 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
12 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
13 6 (10.00%) Spring
13 6 (10.00%) Derivative
13 6 (10.00%) Java EE

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (18.33%) WebSphere
1 11 (18.33%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (3.33%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.67%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project
4 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Multicast
2 1 (1.67%) DHCP
2 1 (1.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) KDB
4 2 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) DB2
5 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.00%) Hudson
2 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 36 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 33 (55.00%) Finance
3 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.33%) International Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Developer
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Junior
6 6 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.00%) Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Junior Business Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.67%) Assistant Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (10.00%) Spring
2 6 (10.00%) Java EE
2 6 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (10.00%) FpML
3 5 (8.33%) Spring Integration
3 5 (8.33%) Middleware
3 5 (8.33%) J2EE
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) SOAP
5 2 (3.33%) Struts
6 1 (1.67%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (1.67%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.67%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.67%) JMS
6 1 (1.67%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 9 (15.00%) Equities
2 9 (15.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (11.67%) Credit Risk
4 6 (10.00%) Derivative
5 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.33%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.33%) iPhone
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.67%) Tandem
7 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (30.00%) UNIX
2 13 (21.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Android
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.67%) Solaris
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Project Management
2 7 (11.67%) OO
2 7 (11.67%) Data Analysis
2 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 5 (8.33%) Coaching
4 4 (6.67%) People Management
4 4 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (5.00%) Change Management
5 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.33%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.33%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.33%) Data Mapping
7 1 (1.67%) Time Management
7 1 (1.67%) Metaprogramming
7 1 (1.67%) Analytics
7 1 (1.67%) Parallel Processing
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.67%) SQL
2 18 (30.00%) Java
3 8 (13.33%) Perl
4 7 (11.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Korn
5 6 (10.00%) SQR
5 6 (10.00%) C-shell
6 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.00%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) C
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
8 1 (1.67%) VB
8 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Basel III
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Oracle
2 10 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Sybase
4 6 (10.00%) Ab Initio
5 3 (5.00%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.00%) CollabNet
6 2 (3.33%) Actimize
6 2 (3.33%) Reuters
6 2 (3.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.67%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.67%) MarketAxess
7 1 (1.67%) Citrix
7 1 (1.67%) Apple
7 1 (1.67%) Google
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