The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Banking 23 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.00% 10.20% 7.81%
As % of the General category 46.00% 38.46% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 14
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£325 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £158 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
-28.00% -30.12%
Banking
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim region.

General Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
50 26 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.00% 26.53% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 28
Average daily rate £316 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £105 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the County Antrim region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the County Antrim region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Banking
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +8 23 £325 -7.14% 1
Banking
Northern Ireland

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing 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 Banking.

1 32 (62.75%) Finance
2 25 (49.02%) Investment Banking
3 17 (33.33%) Oracle
4 15 (29.41%) UNIX
5 13 (25.49%) MS Office
5 13 (25.49%) SQL
6 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 12 (23.53%) Fixed Income
7 9 (17.65%) Project Management
7 9 (17.65%) Web Services
8 8 (15.69%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) Linux
9 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
9 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
10 6 (11.76%) Actimize
10 6 (11.76%) Equities
10 6 (11.76%) Ab Initio
10 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (11.76%) XSL
10 6 (11.76%) Windows
10 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
10 6 (11.76%) DB2
10 6 (11.76%) SDLC
11 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
11 5 (9.80%) Coaching
11 5 (9.80%) XML
11 5 (9.80%) Reuters
11 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
11 5 (9.80%) Microsoft

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) SAS
1 4 (7.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.92%) Xceptor
Applications
1 13 (25.49%) MS Office
2 12 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Project
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.96%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) DNS
1 4 (7.84%) DHCP
1 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.92%) FTP
3 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 6 (11.76%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) KDB
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.92%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (62.75%) Finance
2 25 (49.02%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 17 (33.33%) Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Ab Initio Developer
3 6 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.80%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Architect
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Junior
6 2 (3.92%) Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.92%) Operations Support Specialist
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (1.96%) Assistant Project Manager
7 1 (1.96%) Production Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) Web Services
2 6 (11.76%) XSL
3 5 (9.80%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) JMS
5 2 (3.92%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) HTML5
6 1 (1.96%) .NET
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) WSDL
6 1 (1.96%) Middleware
6 1 (1.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Fixed Income
2 6 (11.76%) Equities
2 6 (11.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.92%) Derivative
4 2 (3.92%) SWIFT
4 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) UNIX
2 7 (13.73%) Linux
3 6 (11.76%) Windows
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Vista
4 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.92%) AIX
6 1 (1.96%) Android
6 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) Data Analysis
2 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
3 6 (11.76%) SDLC
4 5 (9.80%) Performance Management
4 5 (9.80%) Coaching
5 4 (7.84%) Automated Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Resource Management
5 4 (7.84%) Metaprogramming
5 4 (7.84%) Parallel Processing
6 3 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (5.88%) Release Management
6 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (3.92%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.49%) SQL
2 8 (15.69%) Java
3 7 (13.73%) Shell Script
4 4 (7.84%) Korn
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.92%) ActionScript
5 2 (3.92%) ActionScript 2.0
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) C++
6 1 (1.96%) Delphi
6 1 (1.96%) Perl
6 1 (1.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CGEIT
2 1 (1.96%) CRISC
2 1 (1.96%) CISSP
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) SAS Certification
2 1 (1.96%) CISA
2 1 (1.96%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) AirWatch
2 2 (3.92%) Control-M
3 1 (1.96%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 17 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (11.76%) Actimize
2 6 (11.76%) Ab Initio
3 5 (9.80%) Reuters
3 5 (9.80%) Bloomberg
3 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 2 (3.92%) HP
6 1 (1.96%) Currenex
6 1 (1.96%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.96%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.96%) Sybase
6 1 (1.96%) IBM