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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 5 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Contract jobs citing Banking 24 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.76% 8.57% 5.13%
As % of the General category 50.00% 31.03% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 12
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£350 £369 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £172 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £14.25 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-26.73% -3.38%
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
48 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 47.52% 27.62% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 31
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £120 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -1.88%

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 6 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 6 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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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 +7 24 £350 -5.08% 1
Banking
Northern Ireland

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 6 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 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 26 (54.17%) Investment Banking
3 15 (31.25%) Oracle
4 13 (27.08%) MS Office
5 12 (25.00%) UNIX
5 12 (25.00%) Fixed Income
6 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
7 10 (20.83%) SQL
8 8 (16.67%) Web Services
8 8 (16.67%) Linux
8 8 (16.67%) Ab Initio
8 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
8 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
9 7 (14.58%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 6 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (12.50%) Windows
10 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 6 (12.50%) DB2
10 6 (12.50%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) Equities
11 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
11 5 (10.42%) XML
11 5 (10.42%) Reuters
11 5 (10.42%) Bloomberg
11 5 (10.42%) Coaching
12 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.33%) AirWatch
12 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
12 4 (8.33%) Parallel Processing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (8.33%) SAS
1 4 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Office
2 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.08%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) DHCP
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (4.17%) FTP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.50%) DB2
2 4 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.33%) KDB
2 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) Data Mining
4 2 (4.17%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (58.33%) Finance
2 26 (54.17%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.08%) Front Office
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Analyst
2 15 (31.25%) Developer
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Ab Initio Developer
4 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Architect
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.17%) Junior
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Support Specialist
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (2.08%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.08%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (10.42%) XML
3 4 (8.33%) XSL
3 4 (8.33%) JMS
4 2 (4.17%) J2EE
4 2 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.08%) RESTful
5 1 (2.08%) HTML5
5 1 (2.08%) SOAP
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
5 1 (2.08%) .NET
5 1 (2.08%) WSDL
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.50%) Equities
2 6 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.17%) Derivative
4 2 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) User Experience
5 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (16.67%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (8.33%) Windows Vista
4 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.08%) Android
5 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 8 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 5 (10.42%) Performance Management
3 5 (10.42%) Coaching
4 4 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 4 (8.33%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (8.33%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.25%) Change Management
5 3 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.17%) Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.17%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.17%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.83%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.33%) Korn
3 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.17%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (4.17%) MATLAB
4 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.08%) Perl
5 1 (2.08%) C
5 1 (2.08%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) C++
5 1 (2.08%) Delphi
5 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.17%) Control-M
3 1 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 8 (16.67%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.42%) Reuters
3 5 (10.42%) Bloomberg
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
4 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.33%) Actimize
5 3 (6.25%) IBM
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Sybase
7 1 (2.08%) Tradeweb
7 1 (2.08%) MarketAxess
7 1 (2.08%) Currenex