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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Investment Banking
Rank 9 10 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 16 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 16.67% 5.88% 2.37%
As % of the General category 35.56% 18.18% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 4
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£145 £280 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +86.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £423 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.50
Investment Banking
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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 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 46.88% 32.35% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 18 24
Average daily rate £145 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £181 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £364 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) Linux
4 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) Fixed Income
5 7 (23.33%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) UNIX
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio
7 5 (16.67%) SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Windows
8 4 (13.33%) Middleware
8 4 (13.33%) Equities
8 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
8 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 3 (10.00%) CollabNet
9 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.00%) KDB
9 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
9 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (10.00%) Subversion
9 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (10.00%) Korn

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (23.33%) MS Office
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.33%) DNS
2 1 (3.33%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) KDB
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.67%) DB2
3 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.67%) DB2 UDB
4 1 (3.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (10.00%) Hudson
1 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Maven
2 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Junior
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Developer
2 6 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Support Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Middleware
2 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (6.67%) J2EE
2 2 (6.67%) Web Services
2 2 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (3.33%) Spring Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Fixed Income
2 4 (13.33%) Equities
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Credit Risk
3 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Project Management
2 5 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) Metaprogramming
5 2 (6.67%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (6.67%) Analytics
5 2 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (6.67%) Time Management
5 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Korn
3 2 (6.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) ActionScript
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C++
4 1 (3.33%) SQR
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) Ab Initio
4 3 (10.00%) CollabNet
4 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Reuters
5 1 (3.33%) Bloomberg
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Sybase