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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0  
Contract jobs citing Banking 145 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 43.94% 16.67% 21.79%
As % of the General category 59.43% 46.67% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 11 15
Median daily rate £413 £315 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +57.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £81 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £500 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +2.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £9.82 £10.44
% change year-on-year +32.45% -5.98%  

Banking is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 244 30 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 73.94% 35.71% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 18 25
Median daily rate £413 £315 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +57.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Banking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Banking.

1 158 (81.44%) Finance
2 90 (46.39%) Java
3 79 (40.72%) Unix
4 70 (36.08%) Linux
5 64 (32.99%) SQL
6 63 (32.47%) OO
6 63 (32.47%) Investment Banking
7 52 (26.80%) Front Office
8 51 (26.29%) Multithreading
9 48 (24.74%) Low Latency
10 47 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
11 43 (22.16%) C++
11 43 (22.16%) Oracle
12 42 (21.65%) OOP
13 41 (21.13%) FIX Protocol
14 37 (19.07%) SQL Server
15 34 (17.53%) Web Services
15 34 (17.53%) Market Making
16 33 (17.01%) Data Structures
17 32 (16.49%) OOA/OOD
18 31 (15.98%) C#
18 31 (15.98%) Equities
18 31 (15.98%) JSON
18 31 (15.98%) Test Automation
19 30 (15.46%) Functional Programming
20 29 (14.95%) .NET
21 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
22 24 (12.37%) XML
22 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
23 22 (11.34%) WCF

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 10 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (4.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Actimize
1 4 (2.06%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.15%) LDAP
2 9 (4.64%) BGP
2 9 (4.64%) EIGRP
2 9 (4.64%) OSPF
3 5 (2.58%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (19.07%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.37%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.15%) Big Data
4 9 (4.64%) DB2
4 9 (4.64%) RDBMS
5 6 (3.09%) Apache Hive
5 6 (3.09%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.09%) KDB
6 5 (2.58%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
10 1 (0.52%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.52%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 12 (6.19%) Artifactory
1 12 (6.19%) Jenkins
1 12 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
1 12 (6.19%) TeamCity
2 5 (2.58%) Bitbucket
2 5 (2.58%) JIRA
2 5 (2.58%) NUnit
2 5 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (2.58%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.03%) LoadRunner
3 2 (1.03%) Selenium
General
1 158 (81.44%) Finance
2 63 (32.47%) Investment Banking
3 52 (26.80%) Front Office
4 8 (4.12%) Retail
4 8 (4.12%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.55%) Legal
5 3 (1.55%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 144 (74.23%) Developer
2 83 (42.78%) Senior Developer
3 62 (31.96%) Java Developer
4 57 (29.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (22.16%) C++ Developer
6 29 (14.95%) Agile Developer
6 29 (14.95%) Agile Java Developer
6 29 (14.95%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 29 (14.95%) Senior Agile Developer
6 29 (14.95%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 29 (14.95%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 18 (9.28%) Senior C++ Developer
8 16 (8.25%) C# Developer
9 15 (7.73%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 14 (7.22%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
10 14 (7.22%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 10 (5.15%) .NET Developer
11 10 (5.15%) Analyst
11 10 (5.15%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 10 (5.15%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (21.13%) FIX Protocol
2 34 (17.53%) Web Services
3 31 (15.98%) JSON
4 29 (14.95%) .NET
5 24 (12.37%) XML
6 22 (11.34%) WCF
7 19 (9.79%) Node.js
8 17 (8.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (8.76%) RESTful
9 16 (8.25%) .NET Framework
10 15 (7.73%) WPF
11 14 (7.22%) CSS
11 14 (7.22%) HTML
12 10 (5.15%) ADO.NET
12 10 (5.15%) WF
13 9 (4.64%) REST
14 7 (3.61%) HTML5
14 7 (3.61%) JPA
14 7 (3.61%) Spring Integration
14 7 (3.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (17.01%) Data Structures
2 31 (15.98%) Equities
3 22 (11.34%) Virtual Team
4 16 (8.25%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (7.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 10 (5.15%) Fixed Income
7 8 (4.12%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (3.61%) User Experience
9 6 (3.09%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.06%) iPad
10 4 (2.06%) Social Network
11 3 (1.55%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.03%) Derivative
12 2 (1.03%) Replication
13 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.52%) Fat Client
13 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.52%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 79 (40.72%) Unix
2 70 (36.08%) Linux
3 12 (6.19%) Windows
4 4 (2.06%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.06%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.47%) OO
2 51 (26.29%) Multithreading
3 48 (24.74%) Low Latency
4 47 (24.23%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (21.65%) OOP
6 34 (17.53%) Market Making
7 32 (16.49%) OOA/OOD
8 31 (15.98%) Test Automation
9 30 (15.46%) Functional Programming
10 16 (8.25%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (7.73%) SOA
12 14 (7.22%) MVC
13 13 (6.70%) Requirements Analysis
13 13 (6.70%) SDLC
14 12 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (5.67%) ETL
16 10 (5.15%) Memory Management
16 10 (5.15%) Scrum
16 10 (5.15%) Unit Testing
17 9 (4.64%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 90 (46.39%) Java
2 64 (32.99%) SQL
3 43 (22.16%) C++
4 31 (15.98%) C#
5 26 (13.40%) JavaScript
6 17 (8.76%) PL/SQL
7 7 (3.61%) Perl
7 7 (3.61%) TypeScript
8 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
9 5 (2.58%) C
9 5 (2.58%) C++/CLI
9 5 (2.58%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.58%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.55%) Korn
10 3 (1.55%) Python
11 2 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (9.79%) Degree
2 7 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.55%) CCNP
3 3 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.52%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.55%) QA
System Software
1 11 (5.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.58%) Docker
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.52%) XenApp
4 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (22.16%) Oracle
2 18 (9.28%) Sybase
3 13 (6.70%) Bloomberg
4 9 (4.64%) Arista
4 9 (4.64%) Cisco
4 9 (4.64%) Juniper
4 9 (4.64%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.12%) Reuters
6 7 (3.61%) Fidessa
6 7 (3.61%) Siebel
7 6 (3.09%) Ab Initio
8 5 (2.58%) Google
8 5 (2.58%) HP
8 5 (2.58%) NYFIX
8 5 (2.58%) Perforce
8 5 (2.58%) Talend
9 2 (1.03%) VMware
10 1 (0.52%) Citrix
10 1 (0.52%) Sun
10 1 (0.52%) Wyse
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 hours ago