Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 240 45 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 40.89% 16.85% 22.05%
As % of the General category 60.30% 36.89% 43.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 41 27
Belfast median daily rate £413 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +0.80% +4.17%
10th Percentile £310 £123 £88
90th Percentile £513 £419 £475
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £315 £313
% change year-on-year +30.95% +0.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate £17.50 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.37% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.50 £46.50 -
% change year-on-year -62.37% - -

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 398 122 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 67.80% 45.69% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 92 52
Belfast median daily rate £413 £336 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +9.63% -2.78%
10th Percentile £303 £163 £100
90th Percentile £513 £454 £517
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £336 £306
% change year-on-year +22.86% +9.63% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 November 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 21 November 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.

1 211 (87.92%) Finance
2 149 (62.08%) Java
3 101 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
4 99 (41.25%) Test Automation
5 95 (39.58%) Investment Banking
6 83 (34.58%) Data Structures
7 80 (33.33%) OO
8 70 (29.17%) Functional Programming
9 62 (25.83%) Unix
10 57 (23.75%) Low Latency
11 52 (21.67%) JavaScript
11 52 (21.67%) SQL
12 48 (20.00%) Multithreading
13 46 (19.17%) XML
14 42 (17.50%) Web Services
14 42 (17.50%) Oracle
15 39 (16.25%) Linux
16 38 (15.83%) WebSphere
17 37 (15.42%) Spring
17 37 (15.42%) Hibernate
18 36 (15.00%) C++
19 35 (14.58%) CSS
19 35 (14.58%) MVC
20 34 (14.17%) JSP
20 34 (14.17%) Degree
20 34 (14.17%) RESTful
20 34 (14.17%) Spring Integration
21 32 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
22 31 (12.92%) JSON
23 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills

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 38 (15.83%) WebSphere
2 20 (8.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.42%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.67%) Actimize
2 3 (1.25%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.75%) npm
2 8 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.33%) LDAP
2 5 (2.08%) FTP
3 3 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.42%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (10.83%) DB2
2 21 (8.75%) Relational Database
3 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
4 18 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.42%) KDB
6 9 (3.75%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 6 (2.50%) Big Data
9 4 (1.67%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.67%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.42%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 16 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.42%) Jenkins
3 11 (4.58%) JIRA
4 10 (4.17%) Artifactory
4 10 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 10 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 10 (4.17%) TeamCity
5 8 (3.33%) Bower
5 8 (3.33%) Cucumber
5 8 (3.33%) Grunt
5 8 (3.33%) Jasmine
5 8 (3.33%) JUnit
6 4 (1.67%) Bitbucket
6 4 (1.67%) NUnit
6 4 (1.67%) Selenium
6 4 (1.67%) Zephyr
7 3 (1.25%) Hudson
8 1 (0.42%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 211 (87.92%) Finance
2 95 (39.58%) Investment Banking
3 25 (10.42%) Front Office
4 3 (1.25%) Legal
4 3 (1.25%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 187 (77.92%) Developer
2 148 (61.67%) Senior Developer
3 125 (52.08%) Java Developer
4 111 (46.25%) Senior Java Developer
5 62 (25.83%) Agile Developer
5 62 (25.83%) Agile Java Developer
6 61 (25.42%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 61 (25.42%) Senior Agile Developer
6 61 (25.42%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 61 (25.42%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 36 (15.00%) C++ Developer
8 29 (12.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 28 (11.67%) Senior C++ Developer
10 26 (10.83%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 22 (9.17%) HTML CSS Developer
11 22 (9.17%) HTML Developer
12 20 (8.33%) Analyst
12 20 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
13 16 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
13 16 (6.67%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (19.17%) XML
2 42 (17.50%) Web Services
3 37 (15.42%) Hibernate
3 37 (15.42%) Spring
4 35 (14.58%) CSS
5 34 (14.17%) JSP
5 34 (14.17%) RESTful
5 34 (14.17%) Spring Integration
6 32 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
7 31 (12.92%) JSON
8 26 (10.83%) Node.js
9 24 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 24 (10.00%) HTML
10 20 (8.33%) Struts
11 19 (7.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (7.50%) Ajax
12 18 (7.50%) Backbone.js
12 18 (7.50%) REST
13 16 (6.67%) Java EE
13 16 (6.67%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 83 (34.58%) Data Structures
2 29 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (12.08%) Virtual Team
3 23 (9.58%) Equities
3 23 (9.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (5.83%) Fixed Income
5 11 (4.58%) Derivative
6 9 (3.75%) User Experience
7 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.50%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.25%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.25%) iPad
9 3 (1.25%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.25%) Social Network
10 2 (0.83%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.42%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 62 (25.83%) Unix
2 39 (16.25%) Linux
3 8 (3.33%) Windows
4 4 (1.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (42.08%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (41.25%) Test Automation
3 80 (33.33%) OO
4 70 (29.17%) Functional Programming
5 57 (23.75%) Low Latency
6 48 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 35 (14.58%) MVC
8 23 (9.58%) TDD
9 22 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.17%) OOA/OOD
10 21 (8.75%) OOP
11 20 (8.33%) Market Making
12 18 (7.50%) Data Modelling
12 18 (7.50%) Electronic Trading
13 16 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
14 15 (6.25%) ETL
14 15 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
15 13 (5.42%) Risk Management
16 12 (5.00%) Performance Improvement
16 12 (5.00%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 149 (62.08%) Java
2 52 (21.67%) JavaScript
2 52 (21.67%) SQL
3 36 (15.00%) C++
4 23 (9.58%) C#
5 16 (6.67%) TypeScript
6 7 (2.92%) Python
6 7 (2.92%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.50%) Perl
8 4 (1.67%) C
8 4 (1.67%) C++/CLI
8 4 (1.67%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.67%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.25%) Korn
9 3 (1.25%) Ruby
10 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (14.17%) Degree
2 7 (2.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.50%) ISEB
3 6 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.75%) QA
2 4 (1.67%) PMO
3 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 42 (17.50%) Oracle
2 9 (3.75%) HP
3 8 (3.33%) TIBCO
4 7 (2.92%) Ab Initio
4 7 (2.92%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.50%) Bloomberg
5 6 (2.50%) Sybase
6 5 (2.08%) Reuters
7 4 (1.67%) Google
7 4 (1.67%) Perforce
8 3 (1.25%) Fidessa
9 2 (0.83%) Sencha
10 1 (0.42%) Cognos
10 1 (0.42%) NYFIX
10 1 (0.42%) Siebel
10 1 (0.42%) Talend
10 1 (0.42%) VMware