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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Banking
Rank 4 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +11
Contract jobs citing Banking 22 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 19.47% 7.21% 4.58%
As % of the General category 43.14% 29.63% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 13
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £145 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £373 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.44 £13.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-22.66% -20.58%
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
51 27 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.13% 24.32% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 38
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £108 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £377 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

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 April 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 April 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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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 +8 22 £350 -3.44% 8
Banking
UK

Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 28 (59.57%) Investment Banking
2 26 (55.32%) Finance
3 15 (31.91%) Oracle
4 13 (27.66%) MS Office
5 12 (25.53%) UNIX
6 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
6 11 (23.40%) Fixed Income
7 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Ab Initio
7 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Linux
7 8 (17.02%) SQL
7 8 (17.02%) Web Services
8 7 (14.89%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
9 6 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.77%) DB2
9 6 (12.77%) Java
10 5 (10.64%) Equities
10 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
10 5 (10.64%) XML
10 5 (10.64%) Reuters
10 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
10 5 (10.64%) Coaching
11 4 (8.51%) Parallel Processing
11 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
11 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
11 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell

Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 (8.51%) SAS
1 4 (8.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (4.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.13%) BondVision
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) DHCP
1 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
1 4 (8.51%) DNS
2 2 (4.26%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.77%) DB2
2 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
2 4 (8.51%) KDB
2 4 (8.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Rational Rose
General
1 28 (59.57%) Investment Banking
2 26 (55.32%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.13%) Front Office
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
2 14 (29.79%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.77%) Ab Initio Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Banking Business Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Architect
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Support Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Junior
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Ab Initio Developer
6 2 (4.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Operations Support Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Junior Business Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) SAS Developer
7 1 (2.13%) SAS Analyst
7 1 (2.13%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.02%) Web Services
2 5 (10.64%) XML
3 4 (8.51%) XSL
3 4 (8.51%) JMS
4 3 (6.38%) J2EE
5 2 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.13%) RESTful
6 1 (2.13%) HTML5
6 1 (2.13%) SOAP
6 1 (2.13%) WSDL
6 1 (2.13%) Middleware
6 1 (2.13%) JSON
6 1 (2.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Fixed Income
2 6 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (10.64%) Equities
4 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) SWIFT
5 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Derivative
6 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.53%) UNIX
2 8 (17.02%) Linux
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Vista
3 4 (8.51%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Solaris
4 1 (2.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Data Analysis
1 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
2 7 (14.89%) Project Management
3 5 (10.64%) Performance Management
3 5 (10.64%) Coaching
4 4 (8.51%) Metaprogramming
4 4 (8.51%) Parallel Processing
4 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
4 4 (8.51%) Resource Management
5 3 (6.38%) Change Management
5 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
5 3 (6.38%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (4.26%) Time Management
6 2 (4.26%) Data Mapping
6 2 (4.26%) Data Governance
6 2 (4.26%) Analytics
6 2 (4.26%) Data Management
6 2 (4.26%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.26%) Workflow
6 2 (4.26%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.02%) SQL
2 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
2 6 (12.77%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Korn
3 4 (8.51%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.26%) ActionScript 2.0
4 2 (4.26%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.13%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.13%) Perl
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.13%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
1 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) AirWatch
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
3 1 (2.13%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Ab Initio
3 5 (10.64%) Reuters
3 5 (10.64%) Bloomberg
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
4 4 (8.51%) Actimize
5 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.26%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Tradeweb
7 1 (2.13%) MarketAxess
7 1 (2.13%) Currenex
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