The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Financial
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 18 26 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.31% 22.03% 26.85%
As % of the General category 51.43% 81.25% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 33
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £226 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -17.50%
General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
35 32 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.65% 27.12% 37.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 44
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Finance
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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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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 0 17 £375 +11.11% 6
County Armagh - - - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (44.12%) UNIX
2 14 (41.18%) Banking
3 13 (38.24%) Java
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) Oracle
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
5 9 (26.47%) Investment Banking
6 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (23.53%) Cognos
7 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
8 6 (17.65%) Spring
8 6 (17.65%) Credit Risk
9 5 (14.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
9 5 (14.71%) Solaris
9 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
9 5 (14.71%) J2EE
9 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
10 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
10 4 (11.76%) Change Management
11 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
11 3 (8.82%) Websense
11 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (8.82%) IIS
11 3 (8.82%) SAP
11 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (8.82%) Windows
11 3 (8.82%) SharePoint

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (8.82%) IIS
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (8.82%) WebTrends
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Intranet
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
1 3 (8.82%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (8.82%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle BI EE
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
1 3 (8.82%) Cognos Framework Manager
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Maven
General
1 14 (41.18%) Banking
2 9 (26.47%) Investment Banking
3 3 (8.82%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
5 1 (2.94%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Developer
1 10 (29.41%) Java Developer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Product Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Business Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) IT Operations Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Hibernate
2 6 (17.65%) Spring
3 5 (14.71%) J2EE
4 3 (8.82%) Spring Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Struts
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
6 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) UNIX
2 5 (14.71%) Solaris
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (11.76%) Change Management
3 3 (8.82%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.82%) ETL
3 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 2 (5.88%) Six Sigma
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Document Management
4 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.88%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.88%) Wealth Management
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.94%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (38.24%) Java
2 12 (35.29%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) Shell Script
3 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Korn
5 3 (8.82%) C-shell
6 2 (5.88%) SQR
6 2 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (2.94%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
1 1 (2.94%) Basel III
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Oracle
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Cognos
3 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.82%) SAP
4 3 (8.82%) Websense
4 3 (8.82%) SolarWinds
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Sybase
6 1 (2.94%) 29West
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