The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Belfast region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 15 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.04% 1.73% -
As % of the General category 13.79% 8.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate £226 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 29.29% 19.48% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 14
Average daily rate £325 £288 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Investment Banking
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Sybase
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Perl
4 2 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (33.33%) SQR
4 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 2 (33.33%) Korn
4 2 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (33.33%) WCF

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (33.33%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Maven
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) WCF
2 2 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (33.33%) LINQ
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) MVC
1 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
1 2 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) SQR
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (33.33%) C-shell
3 2 (33.33%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) TIBCO
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft