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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 9 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 8 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.09% 2.80% 4.35%
As % of the General category 25.00% 9.68% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
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£263 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £391
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+821.05% -13.63%
General Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 31 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.36% 28.97% 44.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 40
Average daily rate £381 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) UNIX
4 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
4 7 (58.33%) Spring
5 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
5 6 (50.00%) SQL
6 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
7 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
8 3 (25.00%) Maven
8 3 (25.00%) Korn
8 3 (25.00%) C-shell
8 3 (25.00%) Spring Integration
9 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 2 (16.67%) Retail
9 2 (16.67%) Clustering
9 2 (16.67%) Change Management
9 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
9 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) SQR
9 2 (16.67%) Solaris
9 2 (16.67%) Perl
9 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Sybase
9 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
10 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
10 1 (8.33%) MS Office

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
1 7 (58.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 4 (33.33%) J2EE
3 3 (25.00%) Spring Integration
4 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Korn
5 3 (25.00%) C-shell
6 2 (16.67%) SQR
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 1 (8.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) Sybase
1 2 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
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