The first 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Belfast region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 6 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.00% 13.39% 18.38%
As % of the General category 58.62% 69.57% 65.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 12
Average daily rate £363 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £240 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £375 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.39 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+16.03% -22.44%
General Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 46 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 29.00% 19.25% 27.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 30 17
Average daily rate £325 £313 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £231 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Finance
County Antrim

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (30.00%) Oracle
3 8 (26.67%) UNIX
4 7 (23.33%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Cognos
5 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
6 5 (16.67%) Internet
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
7 4 (13.33%) Solaris
8 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 3 (10.00%) General Ledger
8 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
8 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (10.00%) ETL
8 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (10.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (10.00%) WebTrends
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (10.00%) Extranet
2 3 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JDeveloper
1 2 (6.67%) Maven
1 2 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (10.00%) General Ledger
2 3 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Product Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Cognos Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.33%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (6.67%) Spring Integration
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
2 2 (6.67%) Spring
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) J2EE
3 1 (3.33%) Struts
3 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
1 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.33%) Equities
2 1 (3.33%) Derivative
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) UNIX
2 5 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Solaris
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (10.00%) ETL
2 3 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (6.67%) Change Management
3 2 (6.67%) SOA
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Release Management
3 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.67%) Time Management
3 2 (6.67%) Wealth Management
3 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
3 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (6.67%) Document Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Workflow
4 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.67%) SQR
5 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.67%) Perl
5 2 (6.67%) C-shell
5 2 (6.67%) Korn
6 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) Cognos
3 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (10.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 3 (10.00%) Websense
4 2 (6.67%) Sybase
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) BT
5 1 (3.33%) VMware
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Posted: 6 days ago
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