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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Financial
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Finance 33 13 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 29.73% 15.85% 24.24%
As % of the General category 73.33% 61.90% 67.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 25
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£148 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £84 £197 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £352 £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 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
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
45 21 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 40.54% 25.61% 35.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 38
Average daily rate £150 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.45% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £86 £187 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £8.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +2 32 £145 -42.00% 8
County Armagh - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - -
Finance
UK

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 32 (45.71%) Banking
2 26 (37.14%) Java
3 23 (32.86%) Fixed Income
4 22 (31.43%) Equities
4 22 (31.43%) SQL
5 20 (28.57%) UNIX
6 15 (21.43%) Investment Banking
7 14 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 14 (20.00%) Degree
8 13 (18.57%) OO
8 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
9 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
9 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 11 (15.71%) Linux
10 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
10 11 (15.71%) WebSphere
10 11 (15.71%) Java EE
10 11 (15.71%) KDB
11 10 (14.29%) Derivative
11 10 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (14.29%) Project Management
12 9 (12.86%) FpML
12 9 (12.86%) MS Office
12 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
12 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.86%) People Management
13 8 (11.43%) J2EE
13 8 (11.43%) Oracle
13 8 (11.43%) Perl

Finance
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (17.14%) WebLogic
2 11 (15.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.86%) Lync
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.43%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.86%) MS Office
3 4 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
1 2 (2.86%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
1 2 (2.86%) Wireless
1 2 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.43%) Multicast
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) KDB
3 9 (12.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.71%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.43%) ZAP BI
6 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Maven
2 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.43%) Hudson
2 1 (1.43%) Selenium
2 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.43%) Subversion
2 1 (1.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 32 (45.71%) Banking
2 15 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.43%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.57%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Architect
5 4 (5.71%) Lead Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Junior Business Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.86%) Junior
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) iOS Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Payments Business Analyst
8 1 (1.43%) Android Developer
8 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) Java EE
2 10 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
3 9 (12.86%) FpML
4 8 (11.43%) J2EE
5 3 (4.29%) Spring Integration
5 3 (4.29%) Hibernate
5 3 (4.29%) Spring
5 3 (4.29%) SOAP
6 2 (2.86%) Web Services
7 1 (1.43%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.43%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.43%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.43%) iPhone SDK
7 1 (1.43%) Middleware
7 1 (1.43%) HTML
7 1 (1.43%) Swing
7 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (32.86%) Fixed Income
2 22 (31.43%) Equities
3 14 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (14.29%) Derivative
5 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.14%) Credit Risk
7 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.86%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.86%) iPhone
8 2 (2.86%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
9 1 (1.43%) iPad
9 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.43%) Tandem
9 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) UNIX
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 4 (5.71%) Solaris
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) OO
2 10 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (12.86%) Business Analysis
3 9 (12.86%) People Management
4 6 (8.57%) Coaching
4 6 (8.57%) Multithreading
4 6 (8.57%) Performance Management
4 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.14%) Test Scripting
5 5 (7.14%) Change Management
5 5 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.71%) Analytics
7 3 (4.29%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (2.86%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.86%) ETL
8 2 (2.86%) SOA
8 2 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
8 2 (2.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 26 (37.14%) Java
2 22 (31.43%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) Perl
4 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.29%) C-shell
5 3 (4.29%) Korn
5 3 (4.29%) SQR
5 3 (4.29%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.86%) C++
6 2 (2.86%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) C#
7 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.43%) Basel III
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.43%) Oracle
3 5 (7.14%) Sybase
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Cognos
4 2 (2.86%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.86%) Reuters
4 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.86%) Cisco
4 2 (2.86%) Nortel
4 2 (2.86%) Avaya
4 2 (2.86%) Juniper
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.86%) Mitel
4 2 (2.86%) Actimize
5 1 (1.43%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.43%) MarketAxess
5 1 (1.43%) CollabNet
5 1 (1.43%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.43%) Google
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