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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Banking
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Banking 42 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.34% 13.33% 15.84%
As % of the General category 33.07% 40.00% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 11 15
Median daily rate £360 £295 £94
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +213.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £80
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £330
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.15 £15.78 £10.44
% change year-on-year
+122.78% +51.12%

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
127 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 55.46% 33.33% 35.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 19 31
Median daily rate £360 £295 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.03% +103.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £119 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 +2 39 £343 +16.10% 2
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 50 (74.63%) Finance
2 27 (40.30%) SQL
3 22 (32.84%) Java
3 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (25.37%) Investment Banking
5 13 (19.40%) C#
6 11 (16.42%) TDD
6 11 (16.42%) C++
7 10 (14.93%) BDD
8 9 (13.43%) QA
8 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
8 9 (13.43%) Linux
8 9 (13.43%) OOD
8 9 (13.43%) Cisco
8 9 (13.43%) Equities
9 8 (11.94%) Front Office
9 8 (11.94%) Project Management
9 8 (11.94%) Python
9 8 (11.94%) Equity Derivative
9 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
10 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
10 7 (10.45%) Oracle
10 7 (10.45%) Juniper
10 7 (10.45%) Fixed Income
11 6 (8.96%) Validation
11 6 (8.96%) Information Security
11 6 (8.96%) Network Design
11 6 (8.96%) Retail

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 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) MS Office
2 2 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.96%) BGP
1 6 (8.96%) EIGRP
1 6 (8.96%) OSPF
2 3 (4.48%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) NoSQL
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.46%) KDB
3 5 (7.46%) Kdb+
3 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (4.48%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
4 3 (4.48%) DB2
4 3 (4.48%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.48%) QlikView
5 1 (1.49%) DB2 UDB
5 1 (1.49%) MS Access
5 1 (1.49%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) CppUnit
1 1 (1.49%) JUnit
1 1 (1.49%) NUnit
1 1 (1.49%) TestNG
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (74.63%) Finance
2 17 (25.37%) Investment Banking
3 8 (11.94%) Front Office
4 6 (8.96%) Retail
4 6 (8.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Developer
2 18 (26.87%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Senior Developer
3 14 (20.90%) Java Developer
4 13 (19.40%) Lead Developer
5 12 (17.91%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (13.43%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (11.94%) Test Analyst
8 6 (8.96%) Network Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Developer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Leader
9 5 (7.46%) KDB Developer
10 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
10 4 (5.97%) Design Engineer
10 4 (5.97%) Network Design Engineer
11 3 (4.48%) Project Analyst
11 3 (4.48%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.97%) .NET
1 4 (5.97%) WPF
2 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 3 (4.48%) XML
3 2 (2.99%) JMS
4 1 (1.49%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.49%) LINQ
4 1 (1.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Equities
2 8 (11.94%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.45%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (10.45%) Fixed Income
4 6 (8.96%) Mathematics
5 5 (7.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.49%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Linux
2 6 (8.96%) Solaris
2 6 (8.96%) Unix
3 4 (5.97%) Windows
4 1 (1.49%) AIX
4 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (16.42%) TDD
3 10 (14.93%) BDD
4 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
4 9 (13.43%) OOD
5 8 (11.94%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Manual Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.96%) Data Validation
7 6 (8.96%) Information Security
7 6 (8.96%) Integration Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Network Design
7 6 (8.96%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Validation
8 5 (7.46%) Defect Management
9 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (5.97%) Change Management
10 3 (4.48%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.48%) MVC
10 3 (4.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.30%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) Java
3 13 (19.40%) C#
4 11 (16.42%) C++
5 8 (11.94%) Python
6 6 (8.96%) Perl
7 4 (5.97%) Korn
7 4 (5.97%) Shell Script
8 3 (4.48%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.49%) C
9 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) CCNP
1 6 (8.96%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
2 3 (4.48%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.49%) XenApp
1 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) vRealize
2 1 (1.49%) AppManager
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Cisco
2 7 (10.45%) Juniper
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 5 (7.46%) VMware
4 3 (4.48%) Ab Initio
4 3 (4.48%) Avaya
4 3 (4.48%) Cognos
5 2 (2.99%) Sun
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) HP
6 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.49%) Sybase
6 1 (1.49%) Wyse