The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Financial Institution in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Financial Institution over the 3 months to 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial Institution
Rank 19 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Financial Institution 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.11% 1.75% 2.60%
As % of the General category 4.76% 5.26% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.72 £9.82 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -64.30%
Financial Institution
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
42 19 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.21% 33.33% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 36
Average daily rate £145 £265 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.28% -11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £346 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

Financial Institution
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Financial Institution across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Financial Institution Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Financial Institution
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Financial Institution across the Belfast region.

Financial Institution Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Financial Institution
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution.

1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Java
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) UNIX
4 3 (50.00%) SQR
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
4 3 (50.00%) Korn
4 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Maven
4 3 (50.00%) C-shell
4 3 (50.00%) Spring Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) OO
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
6 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income

Financial Institution
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Financial Institution 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 Financial Institution. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Integration Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Payments Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
1 3 (50.00%) Spring Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (16.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Perl
2 3 (50.00%) SQR
2 3 (50.00%) Korn
2 3 (50.00%) C-shell
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle