Period
to 14 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Banking
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 0
Contract jobs citing Banking 61 246 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 18.32% 41.41% 17.58%
As % of the General category 36.75% 60.15% 38.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 224 40
Belfast median daily rate £412 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +0.80%
10th Percentile £263 £311 £118
90th Percentile £458 £513 £415
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £315
% change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Belfast median hourly rate - £17.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.37% -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £17.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -62.37% -

Banking is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 166 409 118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 49.85% 68.86% 46.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 354 87
Belfast median daily rate £412 £413 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +24.62% +8.08%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £163
90th Percentile £500 £513 £445
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £331
% change year-on-year -0.12% +24.62% +8.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £13.31
90th Percentile £44.90 £28.75 £33.63
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in Belfast

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Banking in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in Belfast

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in Belfast over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in Belfast

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in Belfast

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Banking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Banking.

1 47 (77.05%) Finance
2 36 (59.02%) SQL
3 34 (55.74%) Java
4 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
5 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
7 23 (37.70%) Oracle
8 22 (36.07%) CSS
9 21 (34.43%) Project Management
10 20 (32.79%) TDD
10 20 (32.79%) Hibernate
11 19 (31.15%) MVC
11 19 (31.15%) Spring
11 19 (31.15%) Ajax
11 19 (31.15%) WebSphere
11 19 (31.15%) RDBMS
11 19 (31.15%) JSP
11 19 (31.15%) XML
11 19 (31.15%) DB2
11 19 (31.15%) RESTful
11 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
12 18 (29.51%) Spring Batch
12 18 (29.51%) Spring Integration
12 18 (29.51%) Waterfall
13 17 (27.87%) Grunt
13 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
13 17 (27.87%) JUnit
13 17 (27.87%) Investment Banking
14 16 (26.23%) DB2 UDB
14 16 (26.23%) Degree

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 19 (31.15%) WebSphere
2 16 (26.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.64%) Confluence
3 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (1.64%) npm
1 1 (1.64%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) DB2
1 19 (31.15%) RDBMS
1 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
2 16 (26.23%) DB2 UDB
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.64%) QlikView
6 1 (1.64%) Spark SQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (27.87%) Grunt
1 17 (27.87%) JUnit
2 16 (26.23%) Bower
2 16 (26.23%) Cucumber
2 16 (26.23%) Eclipse
2 16 (26.23%) Jasmine
3 11 (18.03%) Selenium
4 7 (11.48%) JIRA
5 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.56%) TestComplete
7 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
7 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.64%) gulp
8 1 (1.64%) Maven
8 1 (1.64%) ProC
8 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.64%) webpack
General
1 47 (77.05%) Finance
2 17 (27.87%) Investment Banking
3 8 (13.11%) Front Office
4 3 (4.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Developer
2 27 (44.26%) Java Developer
3 16 (26.23%) Senior Developer
4 14 (22.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (21.31%) Analyst
6 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Banking Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Excel Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Report Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Data Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Product Business Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) CSS
2 20 (32.79%) Hibernate
3 19 (31.15%) Ajax
3 19 (31.15%) JSP
3 19 (31.15%) RESTful
3 19 (31.15%) Spring
3 19 (31.15%) XML
4 18 (29.51%) Spring Batch
4 18 (29.51%) Spring Integration
5 17 (27.87%) AngularJS
6 16 (26.23%) Backbone.js
6 16 (26.23%) Gherkin
6 16 (26.23%) Struts
6 16 (26.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 16 (26.23%) Web Services
7 7 (11.48%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (9.84%) REST
9 5 (8.20%) React
10 4 (6.56%) .NET
10 4 (6.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (8.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
3 4 (6.56%) SWIFT
4 3 (4.92%) Equities
5 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Unix
2 7 (11.48%) Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.98%) Test Automation
3 21 (34.43%) Project Management
4 20 (32.79%) TDD
5 19 (31.15%) MVC
6 18 (29.51%) Waterfall
7 16 (26.23%) Time Management
8 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
8 7 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
9 6 (9.84%) ETL
9 6 (9.84%) Manual Testing
10 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (8.20%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (8.20%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
11 4 (6.56%) Requirements Management
11 4 (6.56%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (6.56%) Test Strategy
12 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (59.02%) SQL
2 34 (55.74%) Java
3 32 (52.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.84%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) C#
6 3 (4.92%) C++
6 3 (4.92%) VBScript
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.64%) C
8 1 (1.64%) ES6
8 1 (1.64%) Java 8
8 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.64%) PROC SQL
8 1 (1.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.64%) CCIE
2 1 (1.64%) CCNP
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.56%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 23 (37.70%) Oracle
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.56%) HP
4 2 (3.28%) Cognos
4 2 (3.28%) Talend
5 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Informatica
5 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.64%) Vermilion