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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 89 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 38.20% 22.34% 27.78%
As % of the General category 71.20% 65.63% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 12 23
Median daily rate £380 £294 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.36% +95.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £138 £84
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £27.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +66.66%

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
125 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 53.65% 34.04% 37.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 19 33
Median daily rate £360 £275 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% +89.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £119 £83
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 87 £380 +29.36% 7
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 45 (37.19%) Banking
2 32 (26.45%) Java
3 26 (21.49%) Perl
4 25 (20.66%) SQL
4 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (19.83%) Linux
6 22 (18.18%) Cisco
7 21 (17.36%) Project Management
8 20 (16.53%) KDB
8 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (14.88%) Network Design
10 17 (14.05%) Juniper
10 17 (14.05%) C#
10 17 (14.05%) C++
10 17 (14.05%) MS PowerPoint
11 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (12.40%) CCNP
12 14 (11.57%) Unix
13 13 (10.74%) Solaris
13 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
14 12 (9.92%) Python
14 12 (9.92%) Kdb+
15 11 (9.09%) TDD
15 11 (9.09%) Degree
15 11 (9.09%) Data Centre
16 10 (8.26%) BDD
16 10 (8.26%) Information Security
16 10 (8.26%) Windows
16 10 (8.26%) CCIE
16 10 (8.26%) Avaya

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 (4.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.48%) SAS
4 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 17 (14.05%) MS PowerPoint
2 9 (7.44%) MS Excel
3 8 (6.61%) MS Project
4 6 (4.96%) MS Office
5 4 (3.31%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.83%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.13%) BGP
1 5 (4.13%) EIGRP
1 5 (4.13%) OSPF
2 4 (3.31%) DHCP
2 4 (3.31%) DNS
2 4 (3.31%) DWDM
2 4 (3.31%) Firewall
2 4 (3.31%) MPLS
2 4 (3.31%) SSL
2 4 (3.31%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (3.31%) VPN
2 4 (3.31%) Wireless
3 2 (1.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.53%) KDB
2 13 (10.74%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.92%) Kdb+
4 8 (6.61%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.96%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.48%) DB2
7 2 (1.65%) QlikView
7 2 (1.65%) Sybase IQ
8 1 (0.83%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.83%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.83%) CppUnit
2 1 (0.83%) JUnit
2 1 (0.83%) MSI
2 1 (0.83%) NUnit
2 1 (0.83%) TestNG
General
1 45 (37.19%) Banking
2 9 (7.44%) Front Office
2 9 (7.44%) Investment Banking
3 5 (4.13%) Retail
3 5 (4.13%) Retail Banking
4 3 (2.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (42.98%) Developer
2 24 (19.83%) Analyst
3 20 (16.53%) KDB Developer
4 18 (14.88%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.57%) Java Developer
6 13 (10.74%) Lead Developer
7 12 (9.92%) Network Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (6.61%) C++ Developer
9 7 (5.79%) Banking Analyst
9 7 (5.79%) Test Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 6 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.96%) Technical Developer
10 6 (4.96%) Technical Leader
11 4 (3.31%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.31%) Change Manager
11 4 (3.31%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Project Analyst
11 4 (3.31%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.31%) .NET
1 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET
1 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (3.31%) HTML
2 3 (2.48%) JMS
2 3 (2.48%) Web Services
2 3 (2.48%) WPF
2 3 (2.48%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (0.83%) jQuery
3 1 (0.83%) Middleware
3 1 (0.83%) SOAP
3 1 (0.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.61%) Equities
3 8 (6.61%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (5.79%) Fixed Income
4 7 (5.79%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (3.31%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.31%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (3.31%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.65%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.65%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.83%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Linux
2 14 (11.57%) Unix
3 13 (10.74%) Solaris
4 10 (8.26%) Windows
5 1 (0.83%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.66%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.36%) Project Management
3 18 (14.88%) Network Design
4 11 (9.09%) TDD
5 10 (8.26%) BDD
5 10 (8.26%) Information Security
6 9 (7.44%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.44%) OOD
7 8 (6.61%) Analytics
7 8 (6.61%) UML
8 7 (5.79%) Change Management
9 6 (4.96%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.96%) Integration Testing
9 6 (4.96%) ITIL
9 6 (4.96%) Manual Testing
9 6 (4.96%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.13%) Defect Management
10 5 (4.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.31%) Budgeting and Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 32 (26.45%) Java
2 26 (21.49%) Perl
3 25 (20.66%) SQL
4 17 (14.05%) C#
4 17 (14.05%) C++
5 12 (9.92%) Python
6 6 (4.96%) C
6 6 (4.96%) JavaScript
7 5 (4.13%) Korn
8 3 (2.48%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.48%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.40%) CCNP
1 15 (12.40%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.09%) Degree
3 10 (8.26%) CCIE
4 5 (4.13%) PMP
5 4 (3.31%) JNCIE
5 4 (3.31%) JNCIP
6 3 (2.48%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.79%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (4.13%) XenDesktop
2 4 (3.31%) ProxySG
2 4 (3.31%) Virtual Desktop
2 4 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.31%) XenApp
3 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) SRDF
4 1 (0.83%) Docker
4 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.31%) FortiGate
1 4 (3.31%) Nagios
2 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.83%) AppManager
3 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.83%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (18.18%) Cisco
2 17 (14.05%) Juniper
3 10 (8.26%) Avaya
4 5 (4.13%) Citrix
4 5 (4.13%) HP
4 5 (4.13%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.31%) AppSense
5 4 (3.31%) Aruba
5 4 (3.31%) Blue Coat
5 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.31%) FireEye
5 4 (3.31%) Fortinet
5 4 (3.31%) IronPort
5 4 (3.31%) Radware
5 4 (3.31%) Riverbed
5 4 (3.31%) SevOne
5 4 (3.31%) Sourcefire
5 4 (3.31%) ThinPrint
5 4 (3.31%) VMware
5 4 (3.31%) Wyse
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