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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 10 4 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Banking 8 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 8.51% 22.77% 9.43%
As % of the General category 23.53% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 4
Median daily rate £315 £350 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £116 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.78% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.82 £10.44 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-5.98% -22.66%
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
34 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.17% 45.54% 28.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 19
Median daily rate £315 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £104 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £27.25 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.38 £24.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.00%

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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -5 8 £315 -10.00% 1
Banking
Northern Ireland

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) Data Validation
4 9 (47.37%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) Java
4 9 (47.37%) Validation
5 7 (36.84%) VBScript
5 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco
7 3 (15.79%) CCNP
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (15.79%) OSPF
7 3 (15.79%) BGP
7 3 (15.79%) Network Design
7 3 (15.79%) Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
7 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
8 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
8 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking

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 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) BGP
1 3 (15.79%) OSPF
2 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Marketing
4 2 (10.53%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.26%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Developer
4 4 (21.05%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Developer in Test
6 2 (10.53%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Developer
6 2 (10.53%) UI Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Web Designer
6 2 (10.53%) Web UI Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Onboarding Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Visual Designer
7 1 (5.26%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
1 3 (15.79%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Graphic Design
2 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.26%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Data Validation
2 9 (47.37%) Validation
3 7 (36.84%) Defect Management
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Network Design
4 3 (15.79%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Coaching
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.26%) Information Security
5 1 (5.26%) Office Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
5 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.26%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) VBScript
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) CCIE
2 1 (5.26%) CCSA
2 1 (5.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) EMIR
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.26%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Aruba
2 1 (5.26%) Avaya
2 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
2 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
2 1 (5.26%) IronPort
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft