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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 20 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.30% 18.89% 5.45%
As % of the General category 7.69% 42.50% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 2
Average daily rate £179 £145 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.27% -48.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Investment Banking
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
26 40 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 29.89% 44.44% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 11
Average daily rate £275 £145 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -46.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £83 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

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 8 February 2016.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos
4 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) KYC
6 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Onboarding Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) KYC
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos