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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Investment Banking
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 20 23 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 20 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.51% 1.69% 14.53%
As % of the General category 14.71% 4.44% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 16
Median daily rate £325 £179 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% +21.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £112 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £246 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
136 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 57.87% 38.14% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 25 33
Median daily rate £365 £300 £148
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.66% +103.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £122 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Investment Banking
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Investment Banking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Investment Banking within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 -2 19 £297 +66.15%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking.

1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (27.27%) Unix
5 6 (27.27%) QA
5 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
6 5 (22.73%) Client Onboarding
7 4 (18.18%) FIX Connectivity
7 4 (18.18%) Fidessa
7 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
7 4 (18.18%) NYFIX
7 4 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
8 3 (13.64%) Equities
8 3 (13.64%) Front Office
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Linux
8 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (13.64%) KDB
9 2 (9.09%) Market Making
9 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
9 2 (9.09%) PMO
9 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.09%) C++
9 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
9 2 (9.09%) Project Planning

Investment Banking
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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) KDB
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Finance
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.64%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
4 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
4 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Client Onboarding
2 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
3 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Market Making
4 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (4.55%) Index Arbitrage
5 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.55%) SDLC
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) Korn
3 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
1 4 (18.18%) Fidessa
1 4 (18.18%) NYFIX
2 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) Sun
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Wyse