The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Financial
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 64 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.16% 24.64% 27.91%
As % of the General category 73.56% 73.91% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 15 24
Median daily rate £380 £313 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £297 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.90% +30.30%
Finance
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
87 23 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.15% 33.33% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 17 34
Median daily rate £375 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £105 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-15.12% +10.00%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Finance as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Finance Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Finance
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region.

Finance Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Finance
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Finance Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Finance
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region.

Finance Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Finance
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 Finance within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 11 December 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 62 £380 +21.60% 9
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 41 (43.16%) Banking
2 31 (32.63%) SQL
3 27 (28.42%) Java
4 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (16.84%) C#
5 16 (16.84%) Perl
5 16 (16.84%) Linux
6 14 (14.74%) Cisco
7 12 (12.63%) CCNP
7 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (12.63%) Juniper
7 12 (12.63%) C++
7 12 (12.63%) Oracle
7 12 (12.63%) Network Design
7 12 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (12.63%) KDB
8 11 (11.58%) BDD
8 11 (11.58%) TDD
8 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (10.53%) CCIE
9 10 (10.53%) Avaya
9 10 (10.53%) Cognos
9 10 (10.53%) Python
9 10 (10.53%) Equities
9 10 (10.53%) QlikView
9 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
10 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
10 9 (9.47%) Degree

Finance
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 6 (6.32%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.21%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.16%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (4.21%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.16%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) MS Project
5 1 (1.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) BGP
1 2 (2.11%) DHCP
1 2 (2.11%) DNS
1 2 (2.11%) DWDM
1 2 (2.11%) EIGRP
1 2 (2.11%) Firewall
1 2 (2.11%) Internet
1 2 (2.11%) MPLS
1 2 (2.11%) OSPF
1 2 (2.11%) SSL
1 2 (2.11%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (2.11%) VPN
1 2 (2.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) KDB
2 10 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 10 (10.53%) QlikView
3 9 (9.47%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.42%) NoSQL
5 7 (7.37%) Kdb+
6 5 (5.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 5 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 5 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
8 2 (2.11%) DB2
8 2 (2.11%) Sybase IQ
9 1 (1.05%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.05%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (4.21%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.05%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 41 (43.16%) Banking
2 8 (8.42%) Front Office
2 8 (8.42%) Investment Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.16%) Marketing
4 2 (2.11%) Billing
4 2 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (2.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
5 1 (1.05%) Electronics
5 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (47.37%) Developer
2 17 (17.89%) Senior Developer
3 15 (15.79%) Analyst
3 15 (15.79%) Java Developer
4 13 (13.68%) Lead Developer
5 12 (12.63%) KDB Developer
5 12 (12.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (9.47%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.32%) Business Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Technical Developer
7 6 (6.32%) Technical Leader
8 5 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (5.26%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
9 4 (4.21%) .NET Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.21%) C++ Developer
9 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.21%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.16%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.26%) HTML
2 4 (4.21%) .NET
3 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.16%) WPF
4 2 (2.11%) JMS
4 2 (2.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.11%) XML
5 1 (1.05%) CSS
5 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.05%) Middleware
5 1 (1.05%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (10.53%) Equities
2 9 (9.47%) Fixed Income
3 8 (8.42%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (7.37%) Mathematics
5 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.11%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.11%) Credit Risk
8 2 (2.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (2.11%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (2.11%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.05%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.84%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Unix
3 8 (8.42%) Solaris
4 6 (6.32%) Windows
5 1 (1.05%) AIX
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (12.63%) Network Design
3 11 (11.58%) BDD
3 11 (11.58%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (11.58%) TDD
4 9 (9.47%) Multithreading
4 9 (9.47%) OOD
5 8 (8.42%) Information Security
6 6 (6.32%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (6.32%) Integration Testing
6 6 (6.32%) Project Management
7 5 (5.26%) Analytics
8 4 (4.21%) ITIL
8 4 (4.21%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.21%) UML
9 3 (3.16%) Benchmarking
9 3 (3.16%) MVC
9 3 (3.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 31 (32.63%) SQL
2 27 (28.42%) Java
3 16 (16.84%) C#
3 16 (16.84%) Perl
4 12 (12.63%) C++
5 10 (10.53%) Python
6 6 (6.32%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.21%) Korn
8 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.11%) C
8 2 (2.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (12.63%) CCNP
1 12 (12.63%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (10.53%) CCIE
3 9 (9.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) ISEB
4 2 (2.11%) JNCIE
4 2 (2.11%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.05%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) QA
2 1 (1.05%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.11%) ProxySG
1 2 (2.11%) SRDF
2 1 (1.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.05%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.47%) vRealize
2 2 (2.11%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.11%) Nagios
3 1 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.05%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 14 (14.74%) Cisco
2 12 (12.63%) Juniper
2 12 (12.63%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) Avaya
3 10 (10.53%) Cognos
4 9 (9.47%) VMware
5 3 (3.16%) EMC
6 2 (2.11%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.11%) Aruba
6 2 (2.11%) Blue Coat
6 2 (2.11%) BMC
6 2 (2.11%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
6 2 (2.11%) IronPort
6 2 (2.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.11%) Radware
6 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
6 2 (2.11%) SevOne
6 2 (2.11%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.11%) Sybase
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