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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Finance 25 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.25% 16.83% 13.39%
As % of the General category 54.35% 58.62% 69.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 23
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£338 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £284 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
46 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 46.46% 28.71% 19.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 30
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £111 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015, 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 25 (45.45%) Banking
2 14 (25.45%) Fixed Income
3 13 (23.64%) Investment Banking
3 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
4 12 (21.82%) Equities
5 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 10 (18.18%) Oracle
6 10 (18.18%) MS Office
7 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.55%) UNIX
8 8 (14.55%) Java
8 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
8 8 (14.55%) KDB
9 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.91%) Windows
10 6 (10.91%) Linux
10 6 (10.91%) Project Management
10 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
10 6 (10.91%) Coaching
10 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
11 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (9.09%) J2EE
11 5 (9.09%) Change Management
11 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (9.09%) Degree
12 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
12 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (7.27%) OO
12 4 (7.27%) Shell Script

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (5.45%) Lync
1 3 (5.45%) SAS
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (23.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.18%) MS Office
3 5 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.64%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.82%) BondVision
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle iRecruitment
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Unified Communications
1 3 (5.45%) Wireless
1 3 (5.45%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.82%) DHCP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) KDB
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.45%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) DB2
4 2 (3.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.64%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) Rational Rose
General
1 25 (45.45%) Banking
2 13 (23.64%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.64%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.82%) Front Office
5 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Developer
2 14 (25.45%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.09%) Architect
4 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Operations Support Specialist
7 2 (3.64%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.09%) J2EE
2 3 (5.45%) Web Services
2 3 (5.45%) XML
3 2 (3.64%) XSL
3 2 (3.64%) JMS
4 1 (1.82%) Middleware
4 1 (1.82%) XSLT
4 1 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (25.45%) Fixed Income
2 12 (21.82%) Equities
3 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.64%) Derivative
7 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.64%) iPad
8 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) UNIX
2 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
3 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.45%) Solaris
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Business Analysis
2 7 (12.73%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Project Management
3 6 (10.91%) Performance Management
3 6 (10.91%) Coaching
4 5 (9.09%) Test Scripting
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 4 (7.27%) Multithreading
5 4 (7.27%) OO
5 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.45%) Change Control
6 3 (5.45%) ETL
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (5.45%) Automated Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Resource Management
7 2 (3.64%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.64%) Data Management
7 2 (3.64%) Validation
7 2 (3.64%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 8 (14.55%) Java
3 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.45%) Perl
4 3 (5.45%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) Korn
5 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.64%) C#
5 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
2 2 (3.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Oracle
2 9 (16.36%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Nortel
3 3 (5.45%) Avaya
3 3 (5.45%) Juniper
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco
3 3 (5.45%) Ab Initio
3 3 (5.45%) Mitel
4 2 (3.64%) Actimize
4 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.64%) SAP
4 2 (3.64%) Cognos
4 2 (3.64%) Reuters
4 2 (3.64%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.82%) MarketAxess
5 1 (1.82%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.82%) Currenex
5 1 (1.82%) HP
5 1 (1.82%) Citrix
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
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