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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 27 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.89% 14.78% 13.54%
As % of the General category 52.94% 58.62% 52.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 27
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£338 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £284 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £384 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £19.39
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +18.61%
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
51 29 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.13% 25.22% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 39
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £111 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £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 £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Finance
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Finance across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 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 +4 27 £338 -6.89% 12
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 26 (44.83%) Banking
2 14 (24.14%) Fixed Income
2 14 (24.14%) Investment Banking
3 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
4 12 (20.69%) Equities
5 11 (18.97%) Oracle
5 11 (18.97%) SQL
6 10 (17.24%) MS Office
7 9 (15.52%) UNIX
7 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
8 8 (13.79%) Java
8 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.79%) KDB
9 7 (12.07%) Degree
9 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
10 6 (10.34%) J2EE
10 6 (10.34%) Windows
10 6 (10.34%) Linux
10 6 (10.34%) Project Management
10 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
10 6 (10.34%) Coaching
10 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
11 5 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (8.62%) Change Management
12 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
12 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
12 4 (6.90%) OO
12 4 (6.90%) SAP

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Finance 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 Finance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.17%) Lync
1 3 (5.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle Self-Service HR
2 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 10 (17.24%) MS Office
3 5 (8.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.72%) MS Project
4 1 (1.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.45%) SAP R/3
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.45%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (1.72%) BondVision
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle iRecruitment
3 1 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.72%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Unified Communications
1 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
1 3 (5.17%) Wireless
2 1 (1.72%) DHCP
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) KDB
2 4 (6.90%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (5.17%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.17%) DB2
3 3 (5.17%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.17%) Data Mining
4 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (3.45%) SAP BW
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.45%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
1 2 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Rose
General
1 26 (44.83%) Banking
2 14 (24.14%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Local Government
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
1 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Business Analyst
3 5 (8.62%) Architect
3 5 (8.62%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Ab Initio Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Support Specialist
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Junior
6 2 (3.45%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle Consultant
6 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.45%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) J2EE
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 2 (3.45%) EDI
3 2 (3.45%) JMS
3 2 (3.45%) XSL
4 1 (1.72%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.72%) XSLT
4 1 (1.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Fixed Income
2 12 (20.69%) Equities
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (5.17%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.45%) Derivative
7 2 (3.45%) iPad
7 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) UNIX
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.17%) Solaris
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Business Analysis
2 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
3 6 (10.34%) Project Management
3 6 (10.34%) Performance Management
3 6 (10.34%) Coaching
4 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) OO
5 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.17%) Change Control
6 3 (5.17%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (5.17%) CRM
6 3 (5.17%) ETL
6 3 (5.17%) Automated Testing
6 3 (5.17%) Workflow
7 2 (3.45%) Validation
7 2 (3.45%) Data Management
7 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.17%) Perl
4 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.45%) Korn
5 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.45%) C#
5 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.72%) C++
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) SAP Certification
2 2 (3.45%) HND
3 1 (1.72%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
2 2 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.72%) GAAP
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 3 (5.17%) Nortel
4 3 (5.17%) Avaya
4 3 (5.17%) Juniper
4 3 (5.17%) Ab Initio
4 3 (5.17%) Mitel
5 2 (3.45%) Actimize
5 2 (3.45%) Reuters
5 2 (3.45%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.45%) Cognos
5 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.72%) Currenex
6 1 (1.72%) Tradeweb
6 1 (1.72%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.72%) HP
6 1 (1.72%) IBM
6 1 (1.72%) Citrix
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