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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Banking over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 11 4 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing Banking 11 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 11.22% 23.85% 6.41%
As % of the General category 36.67% 60.47% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 3
Average daily rate £269 £145 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.34% -48.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £10.44 £10.97
% change year-on-year
+31.70% -4.83%
Banking
UK

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
30 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.61% 39.45% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 13
Average daily rate £275 £145 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -48.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £84 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Banking across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
County Antrim -8 11 £269 +85.34% 5
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Banking 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 Banking.

1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 22 (70.97%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (29.03%) Data Validation
4 9 (29.03%) Validation
4 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
4 9 (29.03%) C#
4 9 (29.03%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) VB
5 8 (25.81%) VBA
5 8 (25.81%) Sybase
5 8 (25.81%) MS Access
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
6 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
6 7 (22.58%) VBScript
6 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
7 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
7 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
8 5 (16.13%) MS Office
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Project Management
9 4 (12.90%) Data Management
10 3 (9.68%) JIRA
10 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Banking 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 Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 5 (16.13%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.45%) MS Project
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) MS Access
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.68%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (6.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (3.23%) Big Data
5 1 (3.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) JIRA
General
1 25 (80.65%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Developer
3 8 (25.81%) VBA Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Access Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Access VBA Developer
4 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Banking Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Programmer
6 4 (12.90%) VBA Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Onboarding Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Developer in Test
8 2 (6.45%) Excel Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Excel VBA Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Unix Developer
8 2 (6.45%) Unix Scripter
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Derivative
3 1 (3.23%) Equities
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Data Validation
1 9 (29.03%) Validation
2 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
2 7 (22.58%) Manual Testing
2 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Data Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.90%) Data Management
5 4 (12.90%) Project Management
6 3 (9.68%) Analytics
6 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) KYC
6 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (9.68%) Test Planning
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) Workflow
8 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C#
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) VB
3 8 (25.81%) VBA
4 7 (22.58%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) Data Quality
2 1 (3.23%) EMIR
2 1 (3.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
1 8 (25.81%) Sybase
2 3 (9.68%) Cognos
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
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