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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 26 19 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 11 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 5.05% 2.38% 15.79%
As % of the General category 9.32% 7.14% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 13
Median daily rate £250 £179 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.86% +23.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £112 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £246 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
118 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 54.13% 33.33% 41.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 17 31
Median daily rate £360 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £113 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking.

1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) Sun
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
6 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (13.33%) People Management
7 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
7 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (6.67%) XenApp
7 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.67%) Metaprogramming
7 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
7 1 (6.67%) Parallel Processing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement

Investment Banking
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 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Incident Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) Web Services
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) AIX
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Solaris
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (26.67%) Manual Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Data Mapping
4 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Metaprogramming
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Parallel Processing
4 1 (6.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (6.67%) Korn
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) XenApp
1 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Sun
2 1 (6.67%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Citrix
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (6.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Wyse