The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 8 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 22 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 17.46% 3.60% 3.39%
As % of the General category 38.60% 11.76% 9.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 6
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£300 £300 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £300 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £175.00 £16.00 £15.86
% change year-on-year
+993.75% +0.88%
Investment Banking
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
57 34 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.24% 30.63% 34.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 40
Average daily rate £313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £129 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Investment Banking Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Investment Banking across the Northern Ireland region.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Investment Banking across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Investment Banking Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
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 Investment Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +12 22 £300 - 1
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking.

1 31 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 14 (45.16%) UNIX
4 13 (41.94%) SQL
5 12 (38.71%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) Credit Risk
7 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
7 10 (32.26%) Spring
8 8 (25.81%) Project Management
9 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
9 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
9 7 (22.58%) Oracle
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) Perl
10 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Maven
10 6 (19.35%) Korn
10 6 (19.35%) C-shell
10 6 (19.35%) Spring Integration
11 5 (16.13%) J2EE
11 5 (16.13%) Sybase
11 5 (16.13%) SQR
12 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
12 4 (12.90%) Middleware
12 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
12 4 (12.90%) Degree
12 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
13 3 (9.68%) CollabNet
13 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
13 3 (9.68%) TIBCO EMS

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.23%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project
3 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Multicast
1 1 (3.23%) Intranet
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Maven
2 3 (9.68%) Subversion
2 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.68%) Hudson
2 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (100.00%) Banking
2 15 (48.39%) Finance
3 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Java Developer
3 6 (19.35%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Junior
5 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Junior Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) UNIX Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Hibernate
1 10 (32.26%) Spring
2 6 (19.35%) Spring Integration
3 5 (16.13%) J2EE
4 4 (12.90%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Credit Risk
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Tandem
4 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) UNIX
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (9.68%) Risk Management
3 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
3 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.23%) Use Case
4 1 (3.23%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.23%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mapping
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 12 (38.71%) Java
3 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (19.35%) Perl
4 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
4 6 (19.35%) Korn
4 6 (19.35%) C-shell
5 5 (16.13%) SQR
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) Basel III
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Sybase
3 3 (9.68%) CollabNet
3 3 (9.68%) TIBCO
4 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Ab Initio
5 1 (3.23%) Actimize
5 1 (3.23%) IBM