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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 39 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 17.57% 14.10% 18.28%
As % of the General category 32.23% 44.00% 45.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 10 15
Median daily rate £343 £288 £94
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.13% +205.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £328 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
121 25 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 54.50% 32.05% 39.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 16 31
Median daily rate £360 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £107 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +2 39 £343 +19.13% 2
Banking
Northern Ireland

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the County Antrim region with a requirement for Banking.

1 45 (73.77%) Finance
2 23 (37.70%) SQL
3 20 (32.79%) Java
4 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (26.23%) Investment Banking
6 11 (18.03%) C#
7 10 (16.39%) C++
8 9 (14.75%) Cisco
8 9 (14.75%) QA
9 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
9 8 (13.11%) BDD
9 8 (13.11%) TDD
9 8 (13.11%) Front Office
9 8 (13.11%) Project Management
9 8 (13.11%) Linux
10 7 (11.48%) Python
10 7 (11.48%) OOD
10 7 (11.48%) Juniper
10 7 (11.48%) Equities
10 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
10 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (11.48%) Equity Derivative
10 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Data Validation
11 6 (9.84%) Degree
11 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
11 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
11 6 (9.84%) Non-Functional Testing

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 2 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.84%) BGP
1 6 (9.84%) EIGRP
1 6 (9.84%) OSPF
2 3 (4.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) NoSQL
2 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.20%) KDB
3 5 (8.20%) Kdb+
4 4 (6.56%) RDBMS
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) DB2
6 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.28%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.28%) QlikView
7 1 (1.64%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.64%) JUnit
1 1 (1.64%) NUnit
1 1 (1.64%) TestNG
1 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (73.77%) Finance
2 16 (26.23%) Investment Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Front Office
4 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 6 (9.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Analyst
3 16 (26.23%) Senior Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Lead Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (14.75%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (13.11%) Test Analyst
8 6 (9.84%) Network Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) KDB Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Technical Developer
9 5 (8.20%) Technical Leader
10 4 (6.56%) Design Engineer
10 4 (6.56%) Network Design Engineer
11 3 (4.92%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Ab Initio Developer
11 3 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) .NET
1 3 (4.92%) Web Services
1 3 (4.92%) WPF
1 3 (4.92%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.28%) JMS
3 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.64%) LINQ
3 1 (1.64%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (11.48%) Equities
1 7 (11.48%) Equity Derivative
2 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) Fixed Income
2 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Solaris
2 6 (9.84%) Unix
3 4 (6.56%) Windows
4 1 (1.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (13.11%) BDD
2 8 (13.11%) Multithreading
2 8 (13.11%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) TDD
3 7 (11.48%) Manual Testing
3 7 (11.48%) OOD
4 6 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (9.84%) Data Validation
4 6 (9.84%) Information Security
4 6 (9.84%) Integration Testing
4 6 (9.84%) Network Design
4 6 (9.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (9.84%) Validation
5 5 (8.20%) Defect Management
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.92%) Metaprogramming
6 3 (4.92%) Parallel Processing
6 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) SQL
2 20 (32.79%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) C#
4 10 (16.39%) C++
5 7 (11.48%) Python
6 6 (9.84%) Perl
7 4 (6.56%) Korn
7 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.64%) C
9 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) CCNP
1 6 (9.84%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (9.84%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) XenApp
1 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) vRealize
2 1 (1.64%) AppManager
Vendors
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco
2 7 (11.48%) Juniper
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.92%) Avaya
6 2 (3.28%) Cognos
6 2 (3.28%) Sun
7 1 (1.64%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) HP
7 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.64%) Sybase
7 1 (1.64%) Wyse