The first 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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 17 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.45% 1.75% 0.70%
As % of the General category 13.79% 6.67% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate £226 £200 £560
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -64.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.00%
General Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
29 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.00% 26.32% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 17
Average daily rate £325 £275 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +3.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
Investment Banking
UK

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +13 4 £226 +29.28%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
4 3 (42.86%) Spring
4 3 (42.86%) Maven
4 3 (42.86%) Korn
4 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
4 3 (42.86%) C-shell
4 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Web Development
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (28.57%) SQR

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (28.57%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Maven
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) WPF Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Spring Integration
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) WCF
2 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) LINQ
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
1 2 (28.57%) Web Development
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
1 2 (28.57%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Korn
3 3 (42.86%) C-shell
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) SQR
4 2 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) TIBCO
1 2 (28.57%) Sybase
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft