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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 3 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Finance 17 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.09% 24.49% 16.35%
As % of the General category 50.00% 54.55% 56.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 10
Median daily rate £315 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £97 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £440 £382
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -6.32%
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
34 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.17% 44.90% 28.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 19
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £104 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.25 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 14 (37.84%) SQL
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 8 (21.62%) Oracle
3 7 (18.92%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) Validation
3 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
3 7 (18.92%) HTML5
3 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (18.92%) Defect Management
4 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Data Validation
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (16.22%) Retail
4 6 (16.22%) Migration
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (16.22%) Java
4 6 (16.22%) VBScript
4 6 (16.22%) C#
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco
5 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (13.51%) CCNP
5 5 (13.51%) Marketing
5 5 (13.51%) Network Design
5 5 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (13.51%) Coaching
6 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
6 4 (10.81%) Derivative

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 3 (8.11%) SAS
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 6 (16.22%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (5.41%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) BGP
1 3 (8.11%) OSPF
2 2 (5.41%) EIGRP
3 1 (2.70%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mart
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 14 (37.84%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 5 (13.51%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.70%) French Language
5 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle Payroll Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Payroll Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Designer
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Web Designer
5 4 (10.81%) Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Manual Test Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Oracle Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Oracle Payroll Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Deployment Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Functional Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.92%) HTML
1 7 (18.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.81%) Credit Risk
2 4 (10.81%) Derivative
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.41%) Graphic Design
4 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.70%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Defect Management
2 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
2 7 (18.92%) Validation
3 6 (16.22%) Data Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Data Validation
3 6 (16.22%) Migration
3 6 (16.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Coaching
4 5 (13.51%) Network Design
5 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.11%) Change Management
6 3 (8.11%) Project Management
7 2 (5.41%) Information Management
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Requirements Management
7 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) Java
2 6 (16.22%) VBScript
3 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.70%) Perl
3 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) CCNP
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) CCIE
2 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.41%) PMP
2 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) EMIR
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.70%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco
3 2 (5.41%) Avaya
3 2 (5.41%) Juniper
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft