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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Banking
Rank 3 16 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 39 8 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.10% 7.08% 11.49%
As % of the General category 62.90% 25.81% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 18
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£300 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £194 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.89%
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
62 31 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 46.27% 27.43% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 21 32
Average daily rate £306 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £251 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £20.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+12.19% -28.07%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
County Antrim +13 39 £300 - 7
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 31 (63.27%) Investment Banking
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
3 22 (44.90%) Java
4 20 (40.82%) UNIX
5 15 (30.61%) Oracle
6 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
6 12 (24.49%) Spring
6 12 (24.49%) Credit Risk
7 10 (20.41%) Sybase
8 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
8 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
8 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
8 9 (18.37%) Project Management
9 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
9 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
9 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 8 (16.33%) Perl
9 8 (16.33%) C-shell
9 8 (16.33%) Korn
10 7 (14.29%) Maven
10 7 (14.29%) Spring Integration
10 7 (14.29%) J2EE
10 7 (14.29%) SQR
11 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
12 5 (10.20%) Degree
12 5 (10.20%) Financial Institution
12 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
13 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (8.16%) Risk Management

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (16.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.12%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (4.08%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) MS Office
2 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Project
2 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Multicast
1 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.04%) CTI
1 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Maven
2 3 (6.12%) Subversion
2 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.12%) Hudson
2 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (63.27%) Investment Banking
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
3 5 (10.20%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.08%) Legal
4 2 (4.08%) International Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 17 (34.69%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Junior
5 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Applications Developer
6 4 (8.16%) Junior Project Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (2.04%) IT Architect
9 1 (2.04%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.49%) Hibernate
1 12 (24.49%) Spring
2 7 (14.29%) Spring Integration
2 7 (14.29%) J2EE
3 4 (8.16%) Middleware
4 3 (6.12%) SOAP
4 3 (6.12%) Struts
5 2 (4.08%) FpML
5 2 (4.08%) Web Services
5 2 (4.08%) Java EE
6 1 (2.04%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.04%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.04%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (2.04%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Credit Risk
2 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.08%) Clustering
5 2 (4.08%) Equities
5 2 (4.08%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Derivative
6 1 (2.04%) Tandem
6 1 (2.04%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) UNIX
2 8 (16.33%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 2 (4.08%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Project Management
2 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (8.16%) Risk Management
3 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (6.12%) OO
3 3 (6.12%) Change Management
4 2 (4.08%) Six Sigma
4 2 (4.08%) Data Mapping
4 2 (4.08%) Low Latency
4 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.08%) Requirements Management
4 2 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (4.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Coaching
5 1 (2.04%) People Management
5 1 (2.04%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (2.04%) Android Development
5 1 (2.04%) iOS Development
5 1 (2.04%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.98%) SQL
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) T-SQL
4 8 (16.33%) Shell Script
4 8 (16.33%) Perl
4 8 (16.33%) C-shell
4 8 (16.33%) Korn
5 7 (14.29%) SQR
6 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.08%) C++
7 2 (4.08%) VBScript
7 2 (4.08%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) Basel III
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Sybase
3 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Ab Initio
4 3 (6.12%) CollabNet
4 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
4 3 (6.12%) TIBCO
5 2 (4.08%) Business Objects
5 2 (4.08%) Actimize
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
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