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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Contract jobs citing Banking 25 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 22.32% 4.71% 11.24%
As % of the General category 55.56% 16.67% 32.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 15
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£145 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £264 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £280 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.32% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £9.96 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -34.68%
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
45 24 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.18% 28.24% 34.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 39
Average daily rate £150 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £193 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +9 23 £145 -48.21% 5
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (61.29%) Investment Banking
2 34 (54.84%) Finance
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 19 (30.65%) UNIX
5 18 (29.03%) Java
5 18 (29.03%) Oracle
6 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 16 (25.81%) Fixed Income
7 13 (20.97%) Project Management
7 13 (20.97%) Linux
8 11 (17.74%) WebSphere
8 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
8 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
9 10 (16.13%) MS Office
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (16.13%) Degree
10 9 (14.52%) Equities
10 9 (14.52%) Sybase
11 8 (12.90%) Perl
12 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
12 7 (11.29%) OO
12 7 (11.29%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
12 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
12 7 (11.29%) Korn
12 7 (11.29%) Credit Risk
13 6 (9.68%) C-shell
13 6 (9.68%) Derivative
13 6 (9.68%) Spring

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 11 (17.74%) WebSphere
1 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.84%) TIBCO EMS
3 2 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
3 4 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.23%) MS Project
4 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) FTP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) KDB
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.23%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) DB2
5 1 (1.61%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Maven
2 3 (4.84%) Subversion
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.84%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.84%) Hudson
3 1 (1.61%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (61.29%) Investment Banking
2 34 (54.84%) Finance
3 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) International Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Front Office
5 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
3 12 (19.35%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Business Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Junior
6 6 (9.68%) Banking Business Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Junior Project Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Architect
8 4 (6.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
10 2 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Lead Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Business Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
10 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
11 1 (1.61%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.29%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (9.68%) Spring
2 6 (9.68%) Java EE
2 6 (9.68%) Hibernate
2 6 (9.68%) FpML
2 6 (9.68%) J2EE
3 5 (8.06%) Middleware
3 5 (8.06%) Spring Integration
4 3 (4.84%) Web Services
4 3 (4.84%) SOAP
5 2 (3.23%) Struts
6 1 (1.61%) JMS
6 1 (1.61%) XML
6 1 (1.61%) Swing
6 1 (1.61%) iPhone SDK
6 1 (1.61%) Android SDK
6 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) Fixed Income
2 10 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (14.52%) Equities
4 7 (11.29%) Credit Risk
5 6 (9.68%) Derivative
6 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) iPhone
7 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.23%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.61%) Tandem
8 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) UNIX
2 13 (20.97%) Linux
3 4 (6.45%) Windows
4 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.61%) Android
5 1 (1.61%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Project Management
2 7 (11.29%) OO
2 7 (11.29%) Data Analysis
2 7 (11.29%) Business Analysis
3 5 (8.06%) Performance Management
3 5 (8.06%) Coaching
4 4 (6.45%) People Management
4 4 (6.45%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (4.84%) Change Management
5 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
5 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
5 3 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.23%) Low Latency
6 2 (3.23%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.23%) Requirements Management
6 2 (3.23%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (1.61%) ITIL
7 1 (1.61%) UML
7 1 (1.61%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (35.48%) SQL
2 18 (29.03%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Perl
4 7 (11.29%) T-SQL
4 7 (11.29%) Korn
5 6 (9.68%) C-shell
5 6 (9.68%) SQR
6 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) C++
8 1 (1.61%) C
8 1 (1.61%) VBScript
8 1 (1.61%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Basel III
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (29.03%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.52%) Sybase
4 6 (9.68%) Ab Initio
5 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.84%) IBM
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.84%) CollabNet
6 2 (3.23%) Actimize
6 2 (3.23%) Reuters
6 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.61%) Apple
7 1 (1.61%) Citrix
7 1 (1.61%) Google
7 1 (1.61%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.61%) MarketAxess
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