Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -7
Contract jobs citing Banking 103 133 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 25.94% 28.54% 11.36%
As % of the General category 50.74% 44.78% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 124 17
Belfast median daily rate £432 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +33.33% +57.89%
10th Percentile £291 £238 £184
90th Percentile £538 £468 £393
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +7.88% +33.33% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £19.50 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 - -

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 203 297 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 51.13% 63.73% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 272 35
Belfast median daily rate £453 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +30.95% +70.27%
10th Percentile £308 £256 £139
90th Percentile £560 £550 £430
County Antrim median daily rate £453 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +9.70% +30.95% +70.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Belfast median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -55.96% -
10th Percentile £13.86 £11.40 £17.05
90th Percentile £20.63 £18.87 £37.45
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £12.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +62.50% -55.96% -

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 84 (81.55%) Finance
2 51 (49.51%) Java
3 46 (44.66%) SQL
4 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (34.95%) Test Automation
6 30 (29.13%) Low Latency
7 29 (28.16%) Unix
8 27 (26.21%) Data Structures
9 26 (25.24%) OO
10 25 (24.27%) Multithreading
11 22 (21.36%) Relational Database
11 22 (21.36%) C#
11 22 (21.36%) Oracle
11 22 (21.36%) Front Office
12 21 (20.39%) Investment Banking
13 20 (19.42%) Spring
14 16 (15.53%) .NET
14 16 (15.53%) Functional Programming
15 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
15 15 (14.56%) Equities
16 14 (13.59%) TDD
16 14 (13.59%) Linux
16 14 (13.59%) Deployment Automation
17 12 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (11.65%) MVC
18 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (9.71%) WPF
19 10 (9.71%) C++
19 10 (9.71%) J2EE
19 10 (9.71%) SQL Server

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 9 (8.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (8.74%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.80%) MQSeries
2 7 (6.80%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (5.83%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.91%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.97%) npm
1 1 (0.97%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) DHCP
1 3 (2.91%) DNS
1 3 (2.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (21.36%) Relational Database
2 10 (9.71%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.74%) DB2
4 7 (6.80%) Big Data
4 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.97%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.97%) QlikView
8 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.83%) JIRA
2 6 (5.83%) JUnit
3 5 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.91%) Maven
5 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.94%) Bower
6 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.94%) Grunt
6 2 (1.94%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.94%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.94%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.97%) Ant
7 1 (0.97%) Hudson
7 1 (0.97%) Rational Application Developer
7 1 (0.97%) Selenium
7 1 (0.97%) Zephyr
General
1 84 (81.55%) Finance
2 22 (21.36%) Front Office
3 21 (20.39%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.91%) Retail
5 2 (1.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.97%) Legal
6 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.97%) Military
6 1 (0.97%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 80 (77.67%) Developer
2 51 (49.51%) Senior Developer
3 50 (48.54%) Java Developer
4 39 (37.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (15.53%) Analyst
6 15 (14.56%) C# Developer
7 14 (13.59%) .NET Developer
7 14 (13.59%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Agile Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Agile Java Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Agile Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Agile Java Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Oracle Developer
10 8 (7.77%) C++ Developer
10 8 (7.77%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (6.80%) C++/C# Developer
11 7 (6.80%) Java WebSphere Developer
11 7 (6.80%) Senior C++ Developer
11 7 (6.80%) Senior WebSphere Developer
11 7 (6.80%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.42%) Spring
2 16 (15.53%) .NET
3 10 (9.71%) J2EE
3 10 (9.71%) WPF
4 9 (8.74%) JSP
5 8 (7.77%) Hibernate
5 8 (7.77%) WCF
6 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET
6 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (6.80%) jQuery
6 7 (6.80%) Servlets
7 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.83%) JMS
8 5 (4.85%) JSON
8 5 (4.85%) RESTful
8 5 (4.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (4.85%) Web Services
9 4 (3.88%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.91%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 27 (26.21%) Data Structures
2 15 (14.56%) Equities
3 9 (8.74%) Derivative
4 8 (7.77%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.91%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.97%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.16%) Unix
2 14 (13.59%) Linux
3 8 (7.77%) Windows
4 5 (4.85%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.78%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.95%) Test Automation
3 30 (29.13%) Low Latency
4 26 (25.24%) OO
5 25 (24.27%) Multithreading
6 16 (15.53%) Functional Programming
7 14 (13.59%) Deployment Automation
7 14 (13.59%) TDD
8 12 (11.65%) MVC
8 12 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (10.68%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.74%) SOA
11 8 (7.77%) Asynchronous Programming
11 8 (7.77%) Electronic Trading
11 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
11 8 (7.77%) OOP
11 8 (7.77%) Performance Improvement
11 8 (7.77%) Refactoring
11 8 (7.77%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (6.80%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (49.51%) Java
2 46 (44.66%) SQL
3 22 (21.36%) C#
4 15 (14.56%) JavaScript
5 10 (9.71%) C++
6 9 (8.74%) Python
7 7 (6.80%) Bash Shell
8 6 (5.83%) Korn
9 3 (2.91%) Java 8
9 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.97%) ES6
10 1 (0.97%) Perl
10 1 (0.97%) Ruby
10 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.80%) Computer Science Degree
1 7 (6.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) ISEB
2 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.91%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 22 (21.36%) Oracle
2 9 (8.74%) IBM
3 6 (5.83%) Talend
4 5 (4.85%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.91%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.91%) Citrix
5 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.91%) Reuters
5 3 (2.91%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.97%) HP
6 1 (0.97%) Sun