Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 77 244 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 23.26% 43.73% 13.74%
As % of the General category 44.51% 58.65% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 227 26
Belfast median daily rate £431 £413 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +65.83% -21.34%
10th Percentile £254 £306 £92
90th Percentile £488 £513 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £413 £249
% change year-on-year +4.48% +65.83% -21.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 173 416 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 52.27% 74.55% 37.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 384 52
Belfast median daily rate £431 £413 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +32.53% +6.87%
10th Percentile £254 £306 £127
90th Percentile £502 £513 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £431 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.48% +30.95% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Belfast median hourly rate £14.25 £21.61 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.06% +27.12% -
10th Percentile £14.13 £21.61 £14.28
90th Percentile £19.68 £21.61 £18.80
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £21.61 £17.00
% change year-on-year -34.06% +27.12% -

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 57 (74.03%) Finance
2 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (40.26%) Java
3 31 (40.26%) SQL
4 26 (33.77%) Oracle
5 25 (32.47%) Investment Banking
6 20 (25.97%) Test Automation
7 18 (23.38%) Multithreading
7 18 (23.38%) Spring
8 17 (22.08%) Front Office
8 17 (22.08%) MVC
9 16 (20.78%) .NET
10 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
11 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
12 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
12 13 (16.88%) C#
12 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
13 12 (15.58%) TDD
13 12 (15.58%) Project Management
13 12 (15.58%) WPF
14 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 11 (14.29%) DB2
14 11 (14.29%) Business Analysis
15 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
15 10 (12.99%) Unix
15 10 (12.99%) OO
15 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (12.99%) RDBMS
15 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (11.69%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 (11.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.09%) Apache Spark
3 5 (6.49%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.49%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.30%) Confluence
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) npm
1 1 (1.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) DHCP
1 3 (3.90%) DNS
1 3 (3.90%) FTP
1 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (1.30%) Firewall
2 1 (1.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.29%) DB2
2 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.99%) RDBMS
4 8 (10.39%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.09%) Big Data
6 4 (5.19%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.30%) QlikView
9 1 (1.30%) Spark SQL
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) JUnit
2 7 (9.09%) Selenium
3 6 (7.79%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.79%) Grunt
3 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.79%) JIRA
4 5 (6.49%) Bower
4 5 (6.49%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.49%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.49%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.90%) Bitbucket
5 3 (3.90%) Maven
5 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) SonarQube
6 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.30%) gulp
7 1 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 57 (74.03%) Finance
2 25 (32.47%) Investment Banking
3 17 (22.08%) Front Office
4 4 (5.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.30%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.30%) Military
5 1 (1.30%) Retail
5 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 26 (33.77%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Analyst
3 18 (23.38%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.88%) .NET Developer
5 12 (15.58%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (12.99%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.69%) Oracle Developer
8 8 (10.39%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (9.09%) Talend Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Banking Analyst
10 6 (7.79%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (7.79%) DB2 Developer
10 6 (7.79%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (5.19%) Project Manager
12 3 (3.90%) Agile Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Senior Agile Developer
12 3 (3.90%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) Spring
2 16 (20.78%) .NET
3 13 (16.88%) Hibernate
4 12 (15.58%) WPF
5 10 (12.99%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (11.69%) JMS
7 8 (10.39%) CSS
7 8 (10.39%) RESTful
7 8 (10.39%) WCF
7 8 (10.39%) Web Services
8 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
8 6 (7.79%) FIX Protocol
8 6 (7.79%) REST
8 6 (7.79%) Spring Batch
8 6 (7.79%) Spring Integration
9 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
9 5 (6.49%) Backbone.js
9 5 (6.49%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (6.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 6 (7.79%) Equities
5 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (3.90%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.90%) Blackberry
7 3 (3.90%) Derivative
7 3 (3.90%) SWIFT
8 2 (2.60%) Fixed Income
8 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.60%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.30%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Unix
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) Test Automation
3 18 (23.38%) Multithreading
4 17 (22.08%) MVC
5 15 (19.48%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (15.58%) Project Management
6 12 (15.58%) TDD
7 11 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (12.99%) OO
9 9 (11.69%) Data Analysis
9 9 (11.69%) SOA
10 8 (10.39%) Low Latency
11 7 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (9.09%) OOP
12 6 (7.79%) Manual Testing
12 6 (7.79%) Statistics
12 6 (7.79%) Test Strategy
12 6 (7.79%) Waterfall
13 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) Java
1 31 (40.26%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) C#
2 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.39%) Python
4 6 (7.79%) Bash Shell
4 6 (7.79%) Korn
5 3 (3.90%) Java 8
5 3 (3.90%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.60%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) ES6
7 1 (1.30%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) CCIE
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Oracle
2 7 (9.09%) Talend
3 5 (6.49%) TIBCO
4 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.90%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.90%) Citrix
5 3 (3.90%) Reuters
5 3 (3.90%) Sybase
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.30%) Cisco
7 1 (1.30%) Cognos
7 1 (1.30%) Sun