Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 133 69 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 28.30% 19.17% 20.25%
As % of the General category 54.73% 36.51% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 65 31
Belfast median daily rate £440 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £265 £238 £100
90th Percentile £560 £462 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £440 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +22.22% +20.00% +73.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
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 243 189 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 51.70% 52.50% 43.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 164 49
Belfast median daily rate £430 £364 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.21% +16.40% +4.17%
10th Percentile £264 £255 £102
90th Percentile £560 £563 £455
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £365 £313
% change year-on-year +17.81% +16.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 1
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -67.50% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% -67.50% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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.

1 111 (83.46%) Finance
2 72 (54.14%) Java
3 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (44.36%) Test Automation
5 45 (33.83%) Unix
5 45 (33.83%) Data Structures
6 44 (33.08%) Low Latency
7 43 (32.33%) SQL
8 42 (31.58%) Investment Banking
9 39 (29.32%) OO
10 33 (24.81%) Functional Programming
11 26 (19.55%) JavaScript
12 22 (16.54%) Degree
13 21 (15.79%) Multithreading
14 20 (15.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (14.29%) Linux
16 17 (12.78%) C++
16 17 (12.78%) Relational Database
16 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (12.03%) Front Office
17 16 (12.03%) TDD
17 16 (12.03%) Equities
18 15 (11.28%) Spring
18 15 (11.28%) REST
19 14 (10.53%) WebSphere
19 14 (10.53%) C#
19 14 (10.53%) JSP
20 13 (9.77%) QA
20 13 (9.77%) Risk Management
21 12 (9.02%) FIX Protocol

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 14 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.26%) MQSeries
2 7 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (3.01%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.75%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.78%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.26%) KDB
3 6 (4.51%) DB2
4 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.76%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.01%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.75%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.75%) QlikView
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.02%) JIRA
3 5 (3.76%) JUnit
3 5 (3.76%) Selenium
3 5 (3.76%) Zephyr
4 4 (3.01%) Bower
4 4 (3.01%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.01%) Eclipse
4 4 (3.01%) Grunt
4 4 (3.01%) Hudson
4 4 (3.01%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.75%) Ant
5 1 (0.75%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.75%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (0.75%) Subversion
General
1 111 (83.46%) Finance
2 42 (31.58%) Investment Banking
3 16 (12.03%) Front Office
4 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 94 (70.68%) Developer
2 73 (54.89%) Senior Developer
3 66 (49.62%) Java Developer
4 56 (42.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 22 (16.54%) Agile Developer
5 22 (16.54%) Agile Java Developer
6 21 (15.79%) Senior Agile Developer
6 21 (15.79%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 18 (13.53%) Analyst
8 16 (12.03%) C++ Developer
8 16 (12.03%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 16 (12.03%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
9 15 (11.28%) Senior C++ Developer
10 14 (10.53%) Tester
11 11 (8.27%) C# Developer
12 9 (6.77%) C++/C# Developer
12 9 (6.77%) Senior C# Developer
13 8 (6.02%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
13 8 (6.02%) Manual Tester
14 7 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.28%) REST
1 15 (11.28%) Spring
2 14 (10.53%) JSP
3 12 (9.02%) FIX Protocol
3 12 (9.02%) JSON
4 11 (8.27%) AngularJS
5 10 (7.52%) Servlets
5 10 (7.52%) XML
6 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
6 9 (6.77%) WebSockets
7 8 (6.02%) CSS
7 8 (6.02%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (5.26%) J2EE
8 7 (5.26%) jQuery
8 7 (5.26%) RESTful
8 7 (5.26%) Spring Integration
8 7 (5.26%) Web Services
9 5 (3.76%) Ajax
9 5 (3.76%) HTML
10 4 (3.01%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (33.83%) Data Structures
2 20 (15.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 17 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (12.03%) Equities
5 10 (7.52%) Virtual Team
6 9 (6.77%) Derivative
7 8 (6.02%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (6.02%) User Experience
8 5 (3.76%) Fixed Income
9 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
10 3 (2.26%) iPad
11 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.75%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.75%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.75%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.75%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Unix
2 19 (14.29%) Linux
3 7 (5.26%) Windows
4 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.12%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (44.36%) Test Automation
3 44 (33.08%) Low Latency
4 39 (29.32%) OO
5 33 (24.81%) Functional Programming
6 21 (15.79%) Multithreading
7 16 (12.03%) TDD
8 13 (9.77%) Risk Management
9 12 (9.02%) Functional Testing
9 12 (9.02%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (8.27%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.27%) Mentoring
10 11 (8.27%) Requirements Analysis
11 10 (7.52%) Asynchronous Programming
11 10 (7.52%) Electronic Trading
11 10 (7.52%) Performance Improvement
11 10 (7.52%) Refactoring
12 9 (6.77%) Microservices
12 9 (6.77%) OOP
13 8 (6.02%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 72 (54.14%) Java
2 43 (32.33%) SQL
3 26 (19.55%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.78%) C++
5 14 (10.53%) C#
6 7 (5.26%) Python
7 4 (3.01%) Ruby
8 3 (2.26%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.26%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.75%) Perl
9 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (16.54%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.26%) ISEB
3 7 (5.26%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.77%) QA
2 5 (3.76%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (7.52%) HP
2 8 (6.02%) TIBCO
3 7 (5.26%) IBM
4 5 (3.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle
5 3 (2.26%) Bloomberg
5 3 (2.26%) Reuters
6 1 (0.75%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.75%) Cognos
6 1 (0.75%) DevExpress