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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing Finance 26 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 22.81% 21.10% 25.52%
As % of the General category 50.00% 76.67% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 27
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £259 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -9.09%
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
52 30 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 45.61% 27.52% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 23 32
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £254 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +1 26 £300 - 13
Finance
Northern Ireland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 21 (53.85%) UNIX
2 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 19 (48.72%) Banking
3 14 (35.90%) Investment Banking
3 14 (35.90%) Java
4 11 (28.21%) Credit Risk
5 10 (25.64%) Oracle
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
6 9 (23.08%) Spring
7 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
8 7 (17.95%) Project Management
8 7 (17.95%) Sybase
8 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.38%) Perl
9 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
9 6 (15.38%) Maven
9 6 (15.38%) Korn
9 6 (15.38%) C-shell
9 6 (15.38%) Spring Integration
10 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
10 5 (12.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
10 5 (12.82%) Business Objects
10 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (12.82%) SQR
10 5 (12.82%) Solaris
10 5 (12.82%) Cognos
11 4 (10.26%) Windows
11 4 (10.26%) J2EE

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (7.69%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 2 (5.13%) MS Project
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.13%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.69%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Maven
2 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.56%) Hudson
2 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 19 (48.72%) Banking
2 14 (35.90%) Investment Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 3 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 2 (5.13%) Retail
6 1 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.56%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Cognos Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 9 (23.08%) Spring
2 6 (15.38%) Spring Integration
3 4 (10.26%) J2EE
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Struts
4 1 (2.56%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Credit Risk
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Tandem
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 21 (53.85%) UNIX
2 5 (12.82%) Solaris
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Linux
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Project Management
2 5 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.26%) Risk Management
3 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
4 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Change Management
4 3 (7.69%) ETL
4 3 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (5.13%) Use Case
5 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
5 2 (5.13%) Data Mapping
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Analytics
5 2 (5.13%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.56%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (2.56%) Operations Management
6 1 (2.56%) Low Latency
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.56%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (48.72%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Shell Script
4 7 (17.95%) T-SQL
5 6 (15.38%) Perl
5 6 (15.38%) Korn
5 6 (15.38%) C-shell
6 5 (12.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (12.82%) SQR
7 1 (2.56%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) Basel III
2 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 7 (17.95%) Sybase
4 5 (12.82%) Business Objects
4 5 (12.82%) Cognos
5 3 (7.69%) SAP
6 2 (5.13%) Red Hat
6 2 (5.13%) VMware
7 1 (2.56%) Actimize
7 1 (2.56%) CollabNet
7 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
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