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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing Banking 12 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.35% 20.35% 7.81%
As % of the General category 38.71% 53.49% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
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£140 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £286 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £17.25 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% -18.82%
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
31 43 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.00% 38.05% 28.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 25
Average daily rate £175 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £88 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 0 11 £120 -61.90% 2
County Londonderry - 1 £625 -
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Investment Banking
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (28.57%) MS Office
5 9 (25.71%) Oracle
5 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
6 8 (22.86%) UNIX
6 8 (22.86%) Java
7 6 (17.14%) XSL
7 6 (17.14%) Actimize
8 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (14.29%) Windows
8 5 (14.29%) Web Services
8 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
9 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
9 4 (11.43%) Equities
9 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
9 4 (11.43%) SAS
10 3 (8.57%) Derivative
10 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
10 3 (8.57%) Release Management
10 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
10 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
10 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
10 3 (8.57%) AirWatch
10 3 (8.57%) SDLC
10 3 (8.57%) DHCP

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (11.43%) SAS
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 9 (25.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) DHCP
1 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.57%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (11.43%) Data Mining
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 16 (45.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.86%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Operations Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Graduate
6 1 (2.86%) Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Information Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) XSL
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (2.86%) XML
3 1 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) SOAP
3 1 (2.86%) WSDL
3 1 (2.86%) JSON
3 1 (2.86%) RESTful
3 1 (2.86%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) Fixed Income
2 4 (11.43%) Equities
3 3 (8.57%) Derivative
3 3 (8.57%) Reference Data
3 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) UNIX
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) AIX
5 1 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.29%) Project Management
1 5 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 3 (8.57%) Release Management
2 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (8.57%) Workflow
2 3 (8.57%) Test Planning
2 3 (8.57%) SDLC
3 2 (5.71%) Data Management
3 2 (5.71%) Data Governance
3 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning
3 2 (5.71%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) OO
3 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
3 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.86%) Time Management
4 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) Java
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
4 2 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (2.86%) C#
5 1 (2.86%) Delphi
5 1 (2.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) CISSP
1 1 (2.86%) SAS Certification
1 1 (2.86%) CISA
1 1 (2.86%) CISM
1 1 (2.86%) CGEIT
1 1 (2.86%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 6 (17.14%) Actimize
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) Reuters
3 3 (8.57%) Bloomberg
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Sybase
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