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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 7 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Banking 39 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.22% 15.19% 17.98%
As % of the General category 32.50% 46.15% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 11 15
Median daily rate £343 £295 £94
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% +213.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
120 26 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 56.07% 32.91% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 17 30
Median daily rate £360 £295 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +103.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Banking.

1 47 (74.60%) Finance
2 24 (38.10%) SQL
3 20 (31.75%) Java
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.98%) Investment Banking
6 11 (17.46%) C#
7 10 (15.87%) C++
8 9 (14.29%) Cisco
8 9 (14.29%) QA
9 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
9 8 (12.70%) BDD
9 8 (12.70%) TDD
9 8 (12.70%) Equities
9 8 (12.70%) Front Office
9 8 (12.70%) Project Management
9 8 (12.70%) Linux
10 7 (11.11%) Python
10 7 (11.11%) OOD
10 7 (11.11%) Oracle
10 7 (11.11%) Juniper
10 7 (11.11%) Fixed Income
10 7 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
10 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Data Validation
11 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.52%) Degree

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.17%) MS Project
2 2 (3.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) BGP
1 6 (9.52%) EIGRP
1 6 (9.52%) OSPF
2 3 (4.76%) SAN
3 1 (1.59%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) KDB
3 5 (7.94%) Kdb+
4 4 (6.35%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 3 (4.76%) DB2
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.76%) QlikView
6 1 (1.59%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.59%) MS Access
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.59%) JUnit
1 1 (1.59%) NUnit
1 1 (1.59%) TestNG
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (74.60%) Finance
2 17 (26.98%) Investment Banking
3 8 (12.70%) Front Office
4 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 6 (9.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Developer
2 18 (28.57%) Analyst
3 16 (25.40%) Senior Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Lead Developer
5 11 (17.46%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (12.70%) Test Analyst
8 6 (9.52%) Network Engineer
9 5 (7.94%) KDB Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Technical Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Technical Leader
10 4 (6.35%) Design Engineer
10 4 (6.35%) Network Design Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Ab Initio Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Business Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Business Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Project Analyst
11 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) .NET
1 3 (4.76%) Web Services
1 3 (4.76%) WPF
1 3 (4.76%) XML
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.17%) JMS
3 1 (1.59%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.59%) LINQ
3 1 (1.59%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.70%) Equities
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
2 7 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.70%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Solaris
2 6 (9.52%) Unix
3 4 (6.35%) Windows
4 1 (1.59%) AIX
4 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.70%) BDD
2 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
2 8 (12.70%) Project Management
2 8 (12.70%) TDD
3 7 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 7 (11.11%) OOD
4 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.52%) Data Validation
4 6 (9.52%) Information Security
4 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Network Design
4 6 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (9.52%) Validation
5 5 (7.94%) Defect Management
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) Change Management
7 3 (4.76%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (38.10%) SQL
2 20 (31.75%) Java
3 11 (17.46%) C#
4 10 (15.87%) C++
5 7 (11.11%) Python
6 6 (9.52%) Perl
7 4 (6.35%) Korn
7 4 (6.35%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.59%) C
9 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) CCNP
1 6 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.59%) XenApp
1 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) vRealize
2 1 (1.59%) AppManager
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Cisco
2 7 (11.11%) Juniper
2 7 (11.11%) Oracle
3 5 (7.94%) VMware
4 3 (4.76%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.76%) Avaya
4 3 (4.76%) Cognos
5 2 (3.17%) Sun
6 1 (1.59%) Citrix
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.59%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.59%) Sybase
6 1 (1.59%) Wyse