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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 4 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Banking 36 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 28.57% 7.14% 7.95%
As % of the General category 65.45% 21.21% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 10
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£306 £300 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £180 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £388 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+4.79% +4.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-28.57% -26.31%
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
55 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 43.65% 33.67% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 34
Average daily rate £313 £300 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £129 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £22.22 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+10.28% -14.55%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 29 (55.77%) Investment Banking
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 25 (48.08%) Java
4 21 (40.38%) UNIX
5 16 (30.77%) Oracle
6 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
7 12 (23.08%) Credit Risk
7 12 (23.08%) Spring
8 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
9 10 (19.23%) Sybase
10 9 (17.31%) Project Management
10 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
10 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
11 8 (15.38%) Korn
11 8 (15.38%) C-shell
11 8 (15.38%) Perl
11 8 (15.38%) Linux
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.46%) SQR
12 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
12 7 (13.46%) J2EE
12 7 (13.46%) Spring Integration
12 7 (13.46%) Degree
12 7 (13.46%) Maven
13 6 (11.54%) Fixed Income
13 6 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 6 (11.54%) OO
14 5 (9.62%) Equities

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 11 (21.15%) WebLogic
2 9 (17.31%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (3.85%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Project
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
1 3 (5.77%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.92%) CTI
1 1 (1.92%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.92%) KDB
4 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Maven
2 3 (5.77%) Subversion
2 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.77%) Hudson
2 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (55.77%) Investment Banking
2 27 (51.92%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.77%) International Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 18 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 10 (19.23%) Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Business Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Junior
5 5 (9.62%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (1.92%) IT Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 12 (23.08%) Spring
2 7 (13.46%) J2EE
2 7 (13.46%) Spring Integration
3 5 (9.62%) FpML
3 5 (9.62%) Java EE
4 4 (7.69%) Middleware
5 3 (5.77%) SOAP
5 3 (5.77%) Struts
6 2 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (1.92%) Swing
7 1 (1.92%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (1.92%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.92%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Credit Risk
2 6 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (11.54%) Fixed Income
3 5 (9.62%) Equities
3 5 (9.62%) Derivative
3 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.85%) iPhone
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
6 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) UNIX
2 8 (15.38%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Project Management
2 6 (11.54%) OO
3 3 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (5.77%) Change Management
3 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
3 3 (5.77%) People Management
4 2 (3.85%) Data Mapping
4 2 (3.85%) Migration
4 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (3.85%) Requirements Management
4 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.85%) Low Latency
4 2 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (3.85%) Six Sigma
5 1 (1.92%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.92%) Android Development
5 1 (1.92%) iOS Development
5 1 (1.92%) Coaching
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) SQL
2 25 (48.08%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.38%) Perl
4 8 (15.38%) Korn
4 8 (15.38%) C-shell
5 7 (13.46%) SQR
5 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
6 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.85%) VBScript
7 2 (3.85%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) C++
8 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) Basel III
Vendors
1 16 (30.77%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Sybase
3 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Red Hat
4 3 (5.77%) CollabNet
4 3 (5.77%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.77%) Ab Initio
5 2 (3.85%) Actimize
5 2 (3.85%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Apple
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