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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Finance 30 20 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.42% 20.83% 24.86%
As % of the General category 75.00% 64.52% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 32
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£325 £270 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £163 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £400 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
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
40 31 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.90% 32.29% 42.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 52
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £79 £132 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.69 £24.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +7.77%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -2 30 £325 +20.37% 7
County Armagh - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -
County Tyrone - - - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (47.62%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) Banking
3 27 (42.86%) SQL
4 22 (34.92%) UNIX
5 16 (25.40%) Fixed Income
6 14 (22.22%) Equities
6 14 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 14 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
7 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
8 12 (19.05%) OO
8 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
9 11 (17.46%) Java EE
9 11 (17.46%) Degree
10 10 (15.87%) FIX Protocol
10 10 (15.87%) Derivative
10 10 (15.87%) J2EE
11 9 (14.29%) FpML
11 9 (14.29%) Oracle
11 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.29%) Credit Risk
11 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (14.29%) People Management
12 8 (12.70%) Linux
12 8 (12.70%) MS Office
12 8 (12.70%) Project Management
13 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
13 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
14 6 (9.52%) Perl

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (20.63%) WebLogic
2 12 (19.05%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.59%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.59%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.70%) MS Office
3 2 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.59%) MS Project
4 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.17%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (9.52%) KDB
4 4 (6.35%) Oracle Database
4 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.59%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) Subversion
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.59%) Hudson
General
1 29 (46.03%) Banking
2 14 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.59%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
5 1 (1.59%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (44.44%) Developer
2 20 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 10 (15.87%) Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) IT Operations Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Operations Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Change Manager
8 1 (1.59%) Data Analyst
8 1 (1.59%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Java EE
2 10 (15.87%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (15.87%) J2EE
3 9 (14.29%) FpML
4 6 (9.52%) Spring
4 6 (9.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.76%) SOAP
5 3 (4.76%) Spring Integration
6 2 (3.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.59%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) Swing
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) Struts
7 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.59%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (1.59%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.40%) Fixed Income
2 14 (22.22%) Equities
2 14 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (15.87%) Derivative
4 9 (14.29%) Credit Risk
5 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.17%) iPhone
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.17%) Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.59%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.92%) UNIX
2 8 (12.70%) Linux
3 5 (7.94%) Solaris
4 4 (6.35%) Windows
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) OO
2 9 (14.29%) People Management
3 8 (12.70%) Project Management
4 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.94%) Analytics
6 4 (6.35%) Coaching
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.35%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.76%) Requirements Management
7 3 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 2 (3.17%) Data Mapping
8 2 (3.17%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.17%) ETL
8 2 (3.17%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.17%) Use Case
9 1 (1.59%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 27 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
3 6 (9.52%) Perl
4 4 (6.35%) PL/SQL
4 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.76%) Korn
5 3 (4.76%) SQR
5 3 (4.76%) C-shell
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) Basel III
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.94%) Sybase
4 4 (6.35%) Business Objects
4 4 (6.35%) Cognos
5 2 (3.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Reuters
5 2 (3.17%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (3.17%) Actimize
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) CollabNet
6 1 (1.59%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.59%) VMware
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.59%) MarketAxess
6 1 (1.59%) Tradeweb
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