The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 4 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing Banking 52 13 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.13% 11.02% 24.79%
As % of the General category 38.24% 28.89% 60.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 11 25
Median daily rate £343 £275 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.54% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £325 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £12.50 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +19.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
136 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 57.87% 38.14% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 25 33
Median daily rate £365 £300 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +103.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £122 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Banking across the Northern Ireland region.

Banking Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Banking across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Banking
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Northern Ireland region.

Banking Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
County Antrim +6 48 £313 +13.63% 3
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Banking.

1 56 (71.79%) Finance
2 34 (43.59%) SQL
3 27 (34.62%) Java
3 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (28.21%) Investment Banking
5 18 (23.08%) Unix
6 17 (21.79%) C#
7 16 (20.51%) C++
7 16 (20.51%) Linux
8 15 (19.23%) Front Office
8 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
9 14 (17.95%) Equities
10 12 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
10 12 (15.38%) QA
11 11 (14.10%) TDD
12 10 (12.82%) Project Management
12 10 (12.82%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (12.82%) Degree
12 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
12 10 (12.82%) BDD
13 9 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (11.54%) Arista
13 9 (11.54%) Juniper
13 9 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 9 (11.54%) OOD
13 9 (11.54%) Cisco
14 8 (10.26%) OSPF
14 8 (10.26%) BGP
14 8 (10.26%) EIGRP
14 8 (10.26%) Python

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Office
2 2 (2.56%) MS Project
3 1 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.28%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) BGP
1 8 (10.26%) EIGRP
1 8 (10.26%) OSPF
2 4 (5.13%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.28%) NAS
3 1 (1.28%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.26%) KDB
1 8 (10.26%) NoSQL
1 8 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.41%) Kdb+
3 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.85%) DB2
5 1 (1.28%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.28%) MS Access
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.56%) Selenium
2 1 (1.28%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.28%) JUnit
2 1 (1.28%) NUnit
2 1 (1.28%) TestNG
2 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 56 (71.79%) Finance
2 22 (28.21%) Investment Banking
3 15 (19.23%) Front Office
4 7 (8.97%) Retail
4 7 (8.97%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (50.00%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 17 (21.79%) Java Developer
4 16 (20.51%) Analyst
5 15 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 13 (16.67%) Lead Developer
7 10 (12.82%) Banking Analyst
7 10 (12.82%) Test Analyst
8 8 (10.26%) Design Engineer
8 8 (10.26%) Network Design Engineer
9 7 (8.97%) C++ Developer
10 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Technical Developer
10 6 (7.69%) Technical Leader
11 5 (6.41%) KDB Developer
11 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
12 4 (5.13%) .NET Developer
12 4 (5.13%) C# WPF Developer
12 4 (5.13%) Senior C++ Developer
12 4 (5.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (7.69%) .NET
2 6 (7.69%) WPF
3 5 (6.41%) Web Services
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (3.85%) XML
5 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.56%) ADO.NET
5 2 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.56%) JMS
5 2 (2.56%) JSON
5 2 (2.56%) RESTful
5 2 (2.56%) WCF
5 2 (2.56%) WF
6 1 (1.28%) LINQ
6 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Equities
2 12 (15.38%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.41%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.13%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.56%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.28%) Fat Client
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.28%) Thin Client
9 1 (1.28%) User Experience
9 1 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Unix
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) Solaris
4 4 (5.13%) Windows
5 1 (1.28%) AIX
5 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.23%) Multithreading
3 11 (14.10%) TDD
4 10 (12.82%) BDD
4 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
4 10 (12.82%) Project Management
5 9 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (11.54%) OOD
6 8 (10.26%) Network Design
7 7 (8.97%) Data Validation
7 7 (8.97%) Validation
8 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 6 (7.69%) Information Security
8 6 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Mathematics
8 6 (7.69%) OOP
9 5 (6.41%) Low Latency
9 5 (6.41%) Market Making
9 5 (6.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 34 (43.59%) SQL
2 27 (34.62%) Java
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 16 (20.51%) C++
5 8 (10.26%) Python
6 6 (7.69%) Perl
7 4 (5.13%) Korn
7 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.56%) VBScript
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) CCNP
2 4 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.56%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.28%) XenApp
1 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) AppManager
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Arista
1 9 (11.54%) Cisco
1 9 (11.54%) Juniper
2 6 (7.69%) Oracle
3 4 (5.13%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.13%) Fidessa
3 4 (5.13%) NYFIX
4 3 (3.85%) Ab Initio
4 3 (3.85%) Sybase
5 2 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (1.28%) Avaya
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix
6 1 (1.28%) HP
6 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.28%) Sun
6 1 (1.28%) Wyse
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McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £326 per day
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