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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 3 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Contract jobs citing Banking 25 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 30.12% 11.27% 5.06%
As % of the General category 58.14% 36.36% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 7
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£168 £280 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.17% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £268 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £370 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £10.97 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.83% -33.51%
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
43 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 51.81% 30.99% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 23
Average daily rate £150 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £177 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -13.72%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) Investment Banking
3 16 (34.04%) Fixed Income
4 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
5 13 (27.66%) Oracle
6 12 (25.53%) SQL
7 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
7 11 (23.40%) UNIX
8 10 (21.28%) Java
8 10 (21.28%) MS Office
8 10 (21.28%) Equities
9 9 (19.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
10 8 (17.02%) Linux
10 8 (17.02%) Ab Initio
10 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
10 8 (17.02%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
11 7 (14.89%) OO
11 7 (14.89%) Project Management
12 6 (12.77%) FpML
12 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.77%) DB2
12 6 (12.77%) Web Services
12 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
12 6 (12.77%) Java EE
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) Korn
12 6 (12.77%) Derivative
13 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (17.02%) WebLogic
1 8 (17.02%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.26%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
2 10 (21.28%) MS Office
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) FTP
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) DB2
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) KDB
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.26%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (2.13%) Big Data
6 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.26%) Subversion
1 2 (4.26%) Hudson
1 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
2 1 (2.13%) Maven
General
1 29 (61.70%) Finance
2 24 (51.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Ab Initio Developer
4 6 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Junior
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Java Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Operations Support Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Android Developer
8 1 (2.13%) iOS Developer
8 1 (2.13%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (12.77%) FpML
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
2 6 (12.77%) Java EE
3 4 (8.51%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.26%) Spring
5 2 (4.26%) SOAP
6 1 (2.13%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.13%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (2.13%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.13%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.13%) Middleware
6 1 (2.13%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Fixed Income
2 10 (21.28%) Equities
3 9 (19.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (12.77%) Derivative
5 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (4.26%) Credit Risk
6 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (4.26%) iPhone
6 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.26%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Windows
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.89%) Data Analysis
1 7 (14.89%) OO
1 7 (14.89%) Project Management
2 6 (12.77%) Business Analysis
3 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
3 5 (10.64%) Coaching
4 4 (8.51%) People Management
4 4 (8.51%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (8.51%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (8.51%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
4 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.26%) Migration
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) Korn
4 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.51%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
6 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
6 2 (4.26%) SQR
6 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (4.26%) C-shell
7 1 (2.13%) C
7 1 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) VCP4
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) Basel III
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Ab Initio
3 6 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) CollabNet
4 2 (4.26%) Sybase
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 2 (4.26%) TIBCO
4 2 (4.26%) Reuters
4 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.13%) MarketAxess
5 1 (2.13%) Apple
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) Tradeweb