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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 14 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Contract jobs citing Banking 22 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 22.22% 7.92% 4.60%
As % of the General category 47.83% 27.59% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 11
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £11.72 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.92% -38.31%
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
46 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 46.46% 28.71% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £111 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 April 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 24 April 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 26 (57.78%) Investment Banking
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Oracle
4 13 (28.89%) MS Office
5 11 (24.44%) UNIX
5 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
5 11 (24.44%) Fixed Income
6 8 (17.78%) Ab Initio
6 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
6 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 8 (17.78%) Web Services
7 7 (15.56%) Project Management
8 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (13.33%) DB2
8 6 (13.33%) Java
9 5 (11.11%) Equities
9 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
9 5 (11.11%) XML
9 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (11.11%) Reuters
9 5 (11.11%) Bloomberg
9 5 (11.11%) Coaching
10 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
10 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
10 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
10 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (8.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (8.89%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Office
2 11 (24.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.22%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.89%) DHCP
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.33%) DB2
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.89%) KDB
3 2 (4.44%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.44%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (57.78%) Investment Banking
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
4 1 (2.22%) Front Office
4 1 (2.22%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (35.56%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (13.33%) Ab Initio Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Junior
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Operations Support Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) XML
3 4 (8.89%) XSL
3 4 (8.89%) JMS
4 2 (4.44%) J2EE
4 2 (4.44%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.22%) JSON
5 1 (2.22%) RESTful
5 1 (2.22%) HTML5
5 1 (2.22%) Middleware
5 1 (2.22%) WSDL
5 1 (2.22%) SOAP
5 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Fixed Income
2 5 (11.11%) Equities
2 5 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Derivative
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 4 (8.89%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
1 8 (17.78%) Business Analysis
2 7 (15.56%) Project Management
3 5 (11.11%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.11%) Coaching
4 4 (8.89%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (8.89%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (8.89%) Resource Management
4 4 (8.89%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
5 3 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (4.44%) DNA
6 2 (4.44%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.44%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.44%) Time Management
6 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.44%) Release Management
6 2 (4.44%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
2 6 (13.33%) Java
3 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
3 4 (8.89%) Korn
4 2 (4.44%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.44%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (2.22%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.22%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
5 1 (2.22%) C
5 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.22%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.44%) Control-M
3 1 (2.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (31.11%) Oracle
2 8 (17.78%) Ab Initio
3 5 (11.11%) Reuters
3 5 (11.11%) Bloomberg
4 4 (8.89%) Citrix
4 4 (8.89%) Actimize
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Currenex
7 1 (2.22%) Tradeweb
7 1 (2.22%) MarketAxess
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