The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Finance 31 18 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 29.52% 27.69% 24.39%
As % of the General category 79.49% 75.00% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 27
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£313 £270 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £191 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
Finance
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
39 24 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 37.14% 36.92% 41.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 45
Average daily rate £300 £285 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £169 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Belfast region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 31 (49.21%) Banking
2 30 (47.62%) Java
3 26 (41.27%) SQL
4 21 (33.33%) UNIX
5 18 (28.57%) Fixed Income
6 16 (25.40%) Investment Banking
7 14 (22.22%) Equities
7 14 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
9 12 (19.05%) OO
9 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
10 11 (17.46%) Java EE
10 11 (17.46%) Degree
10 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
11 10 (15.87%) MS Office
11 10 (15.87%) J2EE
11 10 (15.87%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (15.87%) Derivative
12 9 (14.29%) Credit Risk
12 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (14.29%) Oracle
12 9 (14.29%) FpML
12 9 (14.29%) People Management
13 8 (12.70%) Linux
14 7 (11.11%) Project Management
14 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (9.52%) Coaching
15 6 (9.52%) KDB

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.87%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.52%) KDB
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.59%) ZAP BI
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 31 (49.21%) Banking
2 16 (25.40%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.70%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.59%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (1.59%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Support Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) Operations Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Change Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Java EE
2 10 (15.87%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (15.87%) J2EE
3 9 (14.29%) FpML
4 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 6 (9.52%) Spring
5 3 (4.76%) Spring Integration
5 3 (4.76%) SOAP
6 2 (3.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) Swing
7 1 (1.59%) Struts
7 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.59%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (1.59%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 14 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (22.22%) Equities
3 10 (15.87%) Derivative
4 9 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.17%) iPhone
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.17%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) UNIX
2 8 (12.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Solaris
4 4 (6.35%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.59%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) OO
2 9 (14.29%) People Management
3 7 (11.11%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
4 6 (9.52%) Coaching
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.94%) Analytics
5 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.76%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Requirements Management
8 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.17%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) ETL
8 2 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.59%) Software Asset Management
9 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 26 (41.27%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
3 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.76%) SQR
5 3 (4.76%) Korn
5 3 (4.76%) C-shell
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) Basel III
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Sybase
4 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
5 2 (3.17%) Reuters
5 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.17%) Actimize
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) CollabNet
6 1 (1.59%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.59%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
Belfast, County Antrim
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