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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 3 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 49 22 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 32.89% 33.85% 23.70%
As % of the General category 73.13% 81.48% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 20
Median daily rate £375 £313 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +33.33%
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
67 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.97% 41.54% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 23 40
Median daily rate £375 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £105 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.75 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.60% +12.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 33 (40.74%) Banking
2 24 (29.63%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) Java
4 14 (17.28%) C#
5 13 (16.05%) Linux
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco
6 12 (14.81%) CCNP
6 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (14.81%) Perl
6 12 (14.81%) Network Design
6 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (13.58%) QlikView
7 11 (13.58%) Oracle
7 11 (13.58%) Cognos
7 11 (13.58%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.35%) VMware
8 10 (12.35%) Avaya
8 10 (12.35%) Juniper
8 10 (12.35%) CCIE
8 10 (12.35%) KDB
8 10 (12.35%) BDD
8 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
8 10 (12.35%) vRealize
9 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (11.11%) Degree
9 9 (11.11%) C++
9 9 (11.11%) Fixed Income
9 9 (11.11%) Equities

Finance
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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.70%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.94%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) MS Project
5 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) BGP
1 2 (2.47%) EIGRP
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
1 2 (2.47%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) BusinessObjects
1 11 (13.58%) QlikView
2 10 (12.35%) KDB
2 10 (12.35%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.64%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.41%) Kdb+
5 5 (6.17%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.47%) Sybase IQ
7 1 (1.23%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Appium
2 1 (1.23%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
2 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (40.74%) Banking
2 7 (8.64%) Front Office
2 7 (8.64%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
3 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.47%) Marketing
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Electronics
4 1 (1.23%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (45.68%) Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Analyst
2 13 (16.05%) Java Developer
2 13 (16.05%) Senior Developer
3 12 (14.81%) Lead Developer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 10 (12.35%) KDB Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Network Engineer
7 7 (8.64%) Business Developer
7 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (6.17%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Developer
8 5 (6.17%) Technical Leader
9 4 (4.94%) Business Analyst
10 3 (3.70%) .NET Developer
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.70%) Consultant
10 3 (3.70%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.17%) HTML
2 3 (3.70%) .NET
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.47%) WPF
4 1 (1.23%) CSS
4 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.23%) Middleware
4 1 (1.23%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.11%) Equities
1 9 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 7 (8.64%) Equity Derivative
2 7 (8.64%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.23%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 7 (8.64%) Solaris
4 5 (6.17%) Windows
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.23%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Network Design
2 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.35%) BDD
4 9 (11.11%) TDD
5 7 (8.64%) Integration Testing
5 7 (8.64%) Multithreading
5 7 (8.64%) OOD
6 6 (7.41%) Change Management
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (7.41%) Information Security
7 5 (6.17%) Analytics
7 5 (6.17%) ITIL
7 5 (6.17%) Project Management
7 5 (6.17%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.70%) Benchmarking
8 3 (3.70%) Cost Transparency
8 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (29.63%) SQL
2 22 (27.16%) Java
3 14 (17.28%) C#
4 12 (14.81%) Perl
5 9 (11.11%) C++
6 7 (8.64%) Python
7 5 (6.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) CCNP
1 12 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.35%) CCIE
3 9 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) ISEB
5 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) SRDF
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (12.35%) vRealize
2 2 (2.47%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.23%) SCCM
3 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.23%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Cisco
2 11 (13.58%) Cognos
2 11 (13.58%) Oracle
3 10 (12.35%) Avaya
3 10 (12.35%) Juniper
3 10 (12.35%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) BMC
4 2 (2.47%) EMC
4 2 (2.47%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.23%) CA
5 1 (1.23%) Citrix
5 1 (1.23%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.23%) Reuters
5 1 (1.23%) SAP
5 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
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