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 July 2016 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Banking
Rank 5 4 4
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 24 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.02% 20.00% 15.09%
As % of the General category 39.34% 35.71% 45.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 9
Median daily rate £238 £190 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -47.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £87 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £460 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.07 £10.44 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+82.66% -53.60%
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
61 42 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 43.26% 56.00% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 28 21
Median daily rate £315 £200 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.50% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £102 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £523 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 24 £238 +25.00% 2
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, 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 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 12 (40.00%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) Investment Banking
4 8 (26.67%) QlikView
4 8 (26.67%) VMware
4 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 8 (26.67%) Cognos
4 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
4 8 (26.67%) vRealize
5 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Cisco
7 4 (13.33%) CCNP
7 4 (13.33%) HTML
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (13.33%) OSPF
7 4 (13.33%) BGP
7 4 (13.33%) Network Design
7 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (13.33%) HTML5
8 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
8 3 (10.00%) Marketing
8 3 (10.00%) Retail
8 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) Windows
8 3 (10.00%) Linux
8 3 (10.00%) Data Centre

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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.33%) MS Office
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) BGP
1 4 (13.33%) OSPF
2 3 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle Database
1 8 (26.67%) QlikView
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
General
1 22 (73.33%) Finance
2 11 (36.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.33%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
3 7 (23.33%) Business Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Business Objects Developer
5 4 (13.33%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Business Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Project Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.67%) UI Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Web Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Web UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) HTML
1 4 (13.33%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Node.js
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Equities
2 2 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.67%) Graphic Design
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) AIX
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Solaris
2 1 (3.33%) Unix
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.67%) Change Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) People Management
5 2 (6.67%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
6 1 (3.33%) Benchmarking
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL
6 1 (3.33%) Manual Testing
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) OOP
6 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Korn
4 1 (3.33%) VBA
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CCNP
1 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ACCA
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CCSA
2 1 (3.33%) CCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) vRealize
2 1 (3.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Cognos
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
1 8 (26.67%) VMware
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.67%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Aruba
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
4 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.33%) IronPort
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow