The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 5 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 18 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.82% 3.51% 5.97%
As % of the General category 40.00% 12.12% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 8
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£315 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £402 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.52% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% +26.66%
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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
45 33 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 42.06% 28.95% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 32
Average daily rate £315 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £166 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £423 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.41%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking.

1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 13 (59.09%) UNIX
4 12 (54.55%) Java
5 11 (50.00%) SQL
6 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
6 10 (45.45%) Spring
6 10 (45.45%) Credit Risk
7 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
8 6 (27.27%) Oracle
8 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 6 (27.27%) Perl
8 6 (27.27%) Maven
8 6 (27.27%) Korn
8 6 (27.27%) C-shell
8 6 (27.27%) Spring Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Sybase
9 5 (22.73%) SQR
10 4 (18.18%) J2EE
10 4 (18.18%) Linux
10 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
11 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
11 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
11 3 (13.64%) Project Management
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
12 2 (9.09%) Solaris
12 2 (9.09%) MS Office
12 2 (9.09%) C++
12 2 (9.09%) Red Hat

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
2 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Multicast
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Maven
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Financial Institution
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Hibernate
1 10 (45.45%) Spring
2 6 (27.27%) Spring Integration
3 4 (18.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Solaris
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
1 3 (13.64%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Use Case
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
4 6 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 6 (27.27%) Korn
4 6 (27.27%) C-shell
5 5 (22.73%) SQR
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Basel III
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Sybase
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 2 (9.09%) Ab Initio
5 1 (4.55%) Actimize
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
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