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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Investment Banking
Rank 19 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 6.35% 1.04% 2.81%
As % of the General category 18.18% 3.23% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 4
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£143 £375 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £15.00
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
44 31 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 34.92% 32.29% 43.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 52
Average daily rate £306 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £132 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £6.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.39% +2.22%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -1 8 £143 -62.00% 1
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 32 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 11 (34.38%) UNIX
4 10 (31.25%) Oracle
4 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 9 (28.13%) Java
5 9 (28.13%) Project Management
6 8 (25.00%) Credit Risk
7 7 (21.88%) Spring
7 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
8 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
9 5 (15.63%) J2EE
9 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio
9 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
10 4 (12.50%) Korn
10 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
10 4 (12.50%) Degree
10 4 (12.50%) Middleware
10 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
10 4 (12.50%) MS Office
10 4 (12.50%) Perl
10 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
11 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
11 3 (9.38%) SQR
11 3 (9.38%) IBM
11 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
11 3 (9.38%) Sybase

Investment Banking
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 5 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) FTP
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Maven
1 3 (9.38%) Subversion
1 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (9.38%) Hudson
1 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 32 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (43.75%) Finance
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Java Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Junior
4 4 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Support
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Operations Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) Spring
1 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
2 5 (15.63%) J2EE
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
4 3 (9.38%) Spring Integration
5 1 (3.13%) JMS
5 1 (3.13%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
4 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (3.13%) Tandem
5 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (34.38%) UNIX
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.25%) Low Latency
3 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
3 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.13%) Workflow
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithmic Trading
4 1 (3.13%) Use Case
4 1 (3.13%) Time Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 9 (28.13%) Java
3 6 (18.75%) Shell Script
4 4 (12.50%) Korn
4 4 (12.50%) Perl
5 3 (9.38%) SQR
5 3 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.38%) C-shell
6 2 (6.25%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript
7 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 1 (3.13%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) Basel III
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Ab Initio
4 3 (9.38%) TIBCO
4 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Sybase
4 3 (9.38%) CollabNet
5 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) Actimize