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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Investment Banking
Rank 19 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 2 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.00% 16.98% 4.82%
As % of the General category 6.25% 43.90% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 3
Average daily rate £179 £148 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.18% -47.32%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
32 41 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 32.00% 38.68% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 16
Average daily rate £275 £145 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% -48.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £83 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £26.75 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 2 £179 +23.27%
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (33.33%) Cognos
4 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Legal
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) KYC
6 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
6 1 (11.11%) VBScript
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Workflow
6 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) Data Management

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Onboarding Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Compliance Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Data Compliance Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Testing Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 3 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) KYC
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Governance
3 1 (11.11%) Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
3 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) EMIR
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Cognos