Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 7 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 +2
Contract jobs citing Banking 79 94 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 19.65% 24.16% 40.49%
As % of the General category 54.48% 45.85% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 84 199
Belfast median daily rate £430 £431 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.23% +4.48% +37.50%
10th Percentile £213 £254 £263
90th Percentile £547 £488 £468
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £431 £413
% change year-on-year -0.23% +4.48% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £15.79 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.79 - -

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 145 205 372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 36.07% 52.70% 70.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 166 344
Belfast median daily rate £423 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.09% +4.61% +30.95%
10th Percentile £208 £254 £289
90th Percentile £561 £521 £509
County Antrim median daily rate £423 £432 £413
% change year-on-year -2.09% +4.61% +30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Belfast median hourly rate £11.50 £14.38 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.86% -27.50%
10th Percentile £10.90 £13.86 £12.45
90th Percentile £16.22 £19.28 £20.24
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 £14.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -19.30% -1.72% -27.50%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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 43 (54.43%) Investment Banking
2 40 (50.63%) Java
3 31 (39.24%) Finance
4 26 (32.91%) Oracle
5 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
6 17 (21.52%) SQL
7 16 (20.25%) Technical Leadership
8 12 (15.19%) C#
9 11 (13.92%) .NET
9 11 (13.92%) Degree
10 10 (12.66%) Derivative
10 10 (12.66%) Project Management
10 10 (12.66%) Unix
10 10 (12.66%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (11.39%) OTC Derivatives
12 8 (10.13%) Linux
12 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
12 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
12 8 (10.13%) Big Data
13 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
13 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
14 6 (7.59%) Python
14 6 (7.59%) Clustering
14 6 (7.59%) Use Case
14 6 (7.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 6 (7.59%) OpenShift
14 6 (7.59%) Docker
14 6 (7.59%) DevOps
14 6 (7.59%) BigQuery

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 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.53%) Confluence
2 2 (2.53%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.53%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.53%) SPSS
5 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (7.59%) OpenShift
2 2 (2.53%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.13%) Big Data
3 7 (8.86%) RDBMS
3 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.59%) BigQuery
4 6 (7.59%) Couchbase
4 6 (7.59%) NoSQL
5 4 (5.06%) KDB
5 4 (5.06%) Kdb+
6 2 (2.53%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.53%) DB2
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.53%) Power BI
6 2 (2.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
1 2 (2.53%) MSTest
1 2 (2.53%) NUnit
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 43 (54.43%) Investment Banking
2 31 (39.24%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Front Office
3 2 (2.53%) Private Banking
4 1 (1.27%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.77%) Developer
2 14 (17.72%) Development Manager
2 14 (17.72%) Software Development Manager
2 14 (17.72%) Software Manager
3 12 (15.19%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.92%) .NET Developer
4 11 (13.92%) Senior Developer
5 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Lead Developer
5 10 (12.66%) Lead Java Developer
6 9 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Project Manager
7 6 (7.59%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.33%) Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) Scala Developer
8 5 (6.33%) Senior Scala Developer
9 4 (5.06%) Data Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) PMO Manager
9 4 (5.06%) Site Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Kafka
3 5 (6.33%) Akka
4 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.53%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.53%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.53%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (2.53%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (2.53%) WCF
4 2 (2.53%) WF
4 2 (2.53%) WPF
4 2 (2.53%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.27%) iBATIS
5 1 (1.27%) JSP
5 1 (1.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Derivative
1 10 (12.66%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (11.39%) OTC Derivatives
3 6 (7.59%) Clustering
4 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.27%) Equities
6 1 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.27%) Robotics
6 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) Unix
2 8 (10.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) Technical Leadership
2 10 (12.66%) Project Management
3 8 (10.13%) Unit Testing
4 7 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.59%) DevOps
5 6 (7.59%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 6 (7.59%) Task Automation
5 6 (7.59%) Use Case
6 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.06%) ETL
7 4 (5.06%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (3.80%) Analytics
8 3 (3.80%) Asynchronous Programming
8 3 (3.80%) Change Management
8 3 (3.80%) Demand Management
8 3 (3.80%) Multithreading
8 3 (3.80%) MVC
8 3 (3.80%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (3.80%) Statistics
9 2 (2.53%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 40 (50.63%) Java
2 17 (21.52%) SQL
3 12 (15.19%) C#
4 6 (7.59%) Python
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.27%) C++
6 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.27%) CISA
2 1 (1.27%) CISSP
2 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) PMO
2 2 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) EMIR
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Ab Initio
3 2 (2.53%) Cognos
3 2 (2.53%) Tableau
3 2 (2.53%) Xceptor
4 1 (1.27%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix
4 1 (1.27%) Reuters