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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 91 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 42.72% 25.33% 28.41%
As % of the General category 75.21% 76.00% 73.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 13 20
Median daily rate £375 £295 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.11% +49.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £150 £82
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%

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
121 25 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 56.81% 33.33% 38.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 17 28
Median daily rate £360 £295 £123
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +140.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £33.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +34.00%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 47 (37.60%) Banking
2 30 (24.00%) Java
3 26 (20.80%) Perl
3 26 (20.80%) SQL
4 23 (18.40%) Linux
5 22 (17.60%) Cisco
5 22 (17.60%) Project Management
5 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (16.00%) KDB
7 18 (14.40%) Network Design
7 18 (14.40%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (13.60%) Juniper
9 16 (12.80%) C++
10 15 (12.00%) C#
10 15 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (12.00%) CCNP
11 14 (11.20%) Unix
12 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
12 13 (10.40%) Solaris
13 12 (9.60%) Degree
13 12 (9.60%) Kdb+
14 11 (8.80%) Data Centre
14 11 (8.80%) Investment Banking
14 11 (8.80%) Python
15 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
15 10 (8.00%) Windows
15 10 (8.00%) CCIE
15 10 (8.00%) Avaya
15 10 (8.00%) Information Security

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 (4.80%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.40%) SAS
4 1 (0.80%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 18 (14.40%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.40%) MS Project
4 6 (4.80%) MS Office
5 5 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.80%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) BGP
1 5 (4.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (4.00%) OSPF
2 4 (3.20%) DHCP
2 4 (3.20%) DNS
2 4 (3.20%) DWDM
2 4 (3.20%) Firewall
2 4 (3.20%) MPLS
2 4 (3.20%) SSL
2 4 (3.20%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (3.20%) VPN
2 4 (3.20%) Wireless
3 2 (1.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.00%) KDB
2 13 (10.40%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.60%) Kdb+
4 7 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.80%) QlikView
6 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.20%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.40%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.40%) DB2
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.60%) Sybase IQ
10 1 (0.80%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (6.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.80%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.80%) JUnit
2 1 (0.80%) MSI
2 1 (0.80%) NUnit
2 1 (0.80%) TestNG
General
1 47 (37.60%) Banking
2 11 (8.80%) Investment Banking
3 9 (7.20%) Front Office
4 5 (4.00%) Retail
4 5 (4.00%) Retail Banking
5 3 (2.40%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (41.60%) Developer
2 26 (20.80%) Analyst
3 20 (16.00%) KDB Developer
4 16 (12.80%) Senior Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Java Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Lead Developer
5 12 (9.60%) Network Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) Business Analyst
7 8 (6.40%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.60%) Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Project Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Developer
10 5 (4.00%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.20%) Blue Coat Engineer
11 4 (3.20%) Change Manager
11 4 (3.20%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.20%) HTML
2 3 (2.40%) .NET
2 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET
2 3 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (2.40%) JMS
2 3 (2.40%) Web Services
2 3 (2.40%) XML
3 2 (1.60%) WPF
4 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.80%) jQuery
4 1 (0.80%) Middleware
4 1 (0.80%) SOAP
4 1 (0.80%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.60%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.80%) Data Centre
3 9 (7.20%) Equities
3 9 (7.20%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.60%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (5.60%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.80%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.20%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.20%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (3.20%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.60%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.60%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.40%) Linux
2 14 (11.20%) Unix
3 13 (10.40%) Solaris
4 10 (8.00%) Windows
5 1 (0.80%) AIX
5 1 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (17.60%) Project Management
2 18 (14.40%) Network Design
3 10 (8.00%) Information Security
4 9 (7.20%) Change Management
4 9 (7.20%) TDD
5 8 (6.40%) Analytics
5 8 (6.40%) BDD
5 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (6.40%) Multithreading
6 7 (5.60%) OOD
6 7 (5.60%) UML
7 6 (4.80%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (4.80%) Integration Testing
7 6 (4.80%) ITIL
7 6 (4.80%) Manual Testing
7 6 (4.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.80%) Unit Testing
8 5 (4.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.00%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (24.00%) Java
2 26 (20.80%) Perl
2 26 (20.80%) SQL
3 16 (12.80%) C++
4 15 (12.00%) C#
5 11 (8.80%) Python
6 6 (4.80%) C
6 6 (4.80%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.00%) Korn
8 3 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.40%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.00%) CCNP
1 15 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.60%) Degree
3 10 (8.00%) CCIE
4 5 (4.00%) PMP
5 4 (3.20%) JNCIE
5 4 (3.20%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.60%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.20%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.20%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.20%) XenApp
3 2 (1.60%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.60%) SRDF
4 1 (0.80%) Docker
4 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.20%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.20%) Nagios
2 3 (2.40%) vRealize
3 2 (1.60%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.80%) AppManager
4 1 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.80%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (17.60%) Cisco
2 17 (13.60%) Juniper
3 10 (8.00%) Avaya
4 7 (5.60%) Oracle
4 7 (5.60%) VMware
5 6 (4.80%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.00%) Citrix
6 5 (4.00%) Cognos
6 5 (4.00%) HP
7 4 (3.20%) AppSense
7 4 (3.20%) Aruba
7 4 (3.20%) Blue Coat
7 4 (3.20%) CheckPoint
7 4 (3.20%) Fortinet
7 4 (3.20%) IronPort
7 4 (3.20%) Radware
7 4 (3.20%) Riverbed
7 4 (3.20%) SevOne
7 4 (3.20%) Sourcefire
7 4 (3.20%) Wyse
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