Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 +1
Contract jobs citing Banking 43 157 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 14.14% 33.33% 18.84%
As % of the General category 29.66% 57.30% 36.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 134 58
Belfast median daily rate £412 £440 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.36% +36.01% +5.63%
10th Percentile £306 £265 £163
90th Percentile £438 £560 £421
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £440 £324
% change year-on-year -6.36% +36.01% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Belfast median hourly rate - £18.50 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.22% -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £18.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -60.22% -

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 145 274 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 47.70% 58.17% 51.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 225 146
Belfast median daily rate £400 £430 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +15.20%
10th Percentile £270 £265 £238
90th Percentile £460 £560 £550
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £430 £360
% change year-on-year -6.98% +19.44% +15.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 7
Belfast median hourly rate £18.81 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.32% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.05 £11.60
90th Percentile £48.13 £26.95 £29.10
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.81 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.40% -7.35% -

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019, 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 37 (86.05%) Finance
2 32 (74.42%) SQL
3 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
4 23 (53.49%) Test Automation
5 20 (46.51%) Oracle
5 20 (46.51%) Java
6 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (37.21%) Ajax
6 16 (37.21%) RESTful
6 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
6 16 (37.21%) DB2
6 16 (37.21%) CSS
6 16 (37.21%) JSP
6 16 (37.21%) XML
6 16 (37.21%) RDBMS
6 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
7 14 (32.56%) Project Management
7 14 (32.56%) Degree
8 13 (30.23%) Time Management
8 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
8 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
8 13 (30.23%) DB2 UDB
8 13 (30.23%) TDD
8 13 (30.23%) Spring
8 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
8 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
8 13 (30.23%) MVC
8 13 (30.23%) Struts
8 13 (30.23%) Web Services
8 13 (30.23%) JUnit

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 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
2 13 (30.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
3 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) DB2
1 16 (37.21%) RDBMS
1 16 (37.21%) Relational Database
2 13 (30.23%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.33%) QlikView
5 1 (2.33%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 13 (30.23%) Bower
1 13 (30.23%) Cucumber
1 13 (30.23%) Eclipse
1 13 (30.23%) Grunt
1 13 (30.23%) Jasmine
1 13 (30.23%) JUnit
2 11 (25.58%) JIRA
3 9 (20.93%) Selenium
3 9 (20.93%) TestComplete
4 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
5 7 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.33%) ProC
General
1 37 (86.05%) Finance
2 9 (20.93%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Front Office
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Developer
3 12 (27.91%) Senior Java Developer
4 9 (20.93%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) QA Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Banking Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) JavaScript Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Report Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Operations Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Product Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Product Business Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Talend Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Ajax
1 16 (37.21%) CSS
1 16 (37.21%) JSP
1 16 (37.21%) RESTful
1 16 (37.21%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) AngularJS
2 13 (30.23%) Backbone.js
2 13 (30.23%) Gherkin
2 13 (30.23%) Hibernate
2 13 (30.23%) Spring
2 13 (30.23%) Spring Batch
2 13 (30.23%) Spring Integration
2 13 (30.23%) Struts
2 13 (30.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 13 (30.23%) Web Services
3 3 (6.98%) EJB
3 3 (6.98%) Java EE
3 3 (6.98%) React
3 3 (6.98%) Servlets
4 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.98%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.65%) Equities
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Unix
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Test Automation
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (32.56%) Project Management
4 13 (30.23%) MVC
4 13 (30.23%) TDD
4 13 (30.23%) Time Management
4 13 (30.23%) Waterfall
5 9 (20.93%) Issue Tracking
6 8 (18.60%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
8 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.98%) ETL
8 3 (6.98%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.98%) QA Automation
8 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (4.65%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) JavaScript
3 20 (46.51%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 7 (16.28%) VBScript
6 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.33%) C
7 1 (2.33%) C#
7 1 (2.33%) C++
7 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.33%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Cognos
4 2 (4.65%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.33%) Informatica
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.33%) Vermilion