The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance 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 Finance over the 3 months to 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 1 5 5
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 32 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 37.65% 14.29% 16.29%
As % of the General category 72.73% 50.00% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 18
Average daily rate
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£148 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.57% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £196 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £383 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £20.25
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -20.00%
Finance
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
44 22 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 51.76% 28.57% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 23
Average daily rate £150 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £89 £177 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Finance Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Finance
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 Finance within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 6 March 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 +3 32 £148 -49.57% 6
Finance
Northern Ireland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 29 (42.65%) Banking
2 23 (33.82%) Fixed Income
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 22 (32.35%) Equities
4 18 (26.47%) SQL
5 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
6 14 (20.59%) OO
6 14 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (20.59%) Degree
7 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
8 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
8 12 (17.65%) UNIX
8 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
8 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
9 11 (16.18%) Java EE
9 11 (16.18%) KDB
10 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
10 10 (14.71%) Derivative
10 10 (14.71%) MS Office
11 9 (13.24%) Linux
11 9 (13.24%) FpML
11 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (13.24%) People Management
12 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (11.76%) Oracle
13 7 (10.29%) J2EE
13 7 (10.29%) Project Management
13 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
14 6 (8.82%) Coaching

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 12 (17.65%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.41%) Lync
4 1 (1.47%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (22.06%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
3 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.94%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Wireless
1 3 (4.41%) IP Telephony
1 3 (4.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.18%) KDB
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) DB2
6 2 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.94%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.94%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.47%) ZAP BI
7 1 (1.47%) Big Data
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Selenium
1 2 (2.94%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.47%) Hudson
2 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.47%) Rational Rose
2 1 (1.47%) Subversion
2 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (42.65%) Banking
2 12 (17.65%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.47%) Front Office
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Developer
2 12 (17.65%) Analyst
2 12 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.24%) Business Analyst
4 4 (5.88%) Architect
4 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
4 4 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (4.41%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.94%) Operations Support Specialist
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.94%) Support Specialist
6 2 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Java EE
2 10 (14.71%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (13.24%) FpML
4 7 (10.29%) J2EE
5 4 (5.88%) Web Services
6 3 (4.41%) XML
7 2 (2.94%) JMS
7 2 (2.94%) SOAP
8 1 (1.47%) HTML
8 1 (1.47%) Middleware
8 1 (1.47%) Ext JS
8 1 (1.47%) iPhone SDK
8 1 (1.47%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.47%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 23 (33.82%) Fixed Income
2 22 (32.35%) Equities
3 14 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (14.71%) Derivative
5 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
7 2 (2.94%) iPhone
7 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.47%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.65%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 4 (5.88%) Solaris
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) OO
2 9 (13.24%) People Management
3 7 (10.29%) Project Management
3 7 (10.29%) Business Analysis
4 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
4 6 (8.82%) Performance Management
4 6 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (8.82%) Coaching
5 5 (7.35%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.35%) Change Management
5 5 (7.35%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.88%) Analytics
6 4 (5.88%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.41%) Change Control
7 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
7 3 (4.41%) Workflow
7 3 (4.41%) ETL
8 2 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.94%) SOA
8 2 (2.94%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (33.82%) Java
2 18 (26.47%) SQL
3 4 (5.88%) Perl
4 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.94%) Korn
4 2 (2.94%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.94%) Python
4 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) C++
5 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (20.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) Basel III
2 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) Nortel
3 3 (4.41%) Avaya
3 3 (4.41%) Juniper
3 3 (4.41%) Ab Initio
3 3 (4.41%) Mitel
3 3 (4.41%) Cisco
4 2 (2.94%) Reuters
4 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.94%) SAP
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) Apple
5 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.47%) Actimize
5 1 (1.47%) Google
5 1 (1.47%) CollabNet
5 1 (1.47%) Tradeweb