The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 June 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.

Financial
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 3 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Finance 209 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 63.33% 20.24% 35.90%
As % of the General category 85.66% 56.67% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 12 18
Median daily rate £413 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £308 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +31.57% -  

Finance is in the common skills category. The next 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.

General Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 244 30 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 73.94% 35.71% 48.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 18 25
Median daily rate £413 £315 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +57.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Finance as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in Belfast

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Finance in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in Belfast

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in Belfast over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in Belfast

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 158 (51.80%) Banking
2 131 (42.95%) Java
3 127 (41.64%) Linux
4 107 (35.08%) Unix
5 98 (32.13%) SQL
6 81 (26.56%) OO
7 72 (23.61%) Front Office
8 71 (23.28%) Low Latency
9 69 (22.62%) C++
10 65 (21.31%) SQL Server
11 64 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (20.98%) Multithreading
12 51 (16.72%) Equities
12 51 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
13 50 (16.39%) Relational Database
14 44 (14.43%) Investment Banking
15 43 (14.10%) C#
15 43 (14.10%) Oracle
16 41 (13.44%) Web Services
17 40 (13.11%) OOP
17 40 (13.11%) FIX Protocol
18 39 (12.79%) Electronic Trading
19 37 (12.13%) Market Making
20 36 (11.80%) JavaScript
21 35 (11.48%) .NET
21 35 (11.48%) Unit Testing
22 34 (11.15%) JSON
22 34 (11.15%) Test Automation
23 33 (10.82%) XML
23 33 (10.82%) Windows

Finance
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 20 (6.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (2.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (2.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.97%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.95%) LDAP
2 6 (1.97%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.64%) BGP
3 5 (1.64%) EIGRP
3 5 (1.64%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 50 (16.39%) Relational Database
3 29 (9.51%) KDB
4 16 (5.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.92%) Big Data
6 10 (3.28%) Kdb+
7 9 (2.95%) DB2
7 9 (2.95%) RDBMS
8 8 (2.62%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.62%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
10 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.98%) QlikView
12 2 (0.66%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 32 (10.49%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.61%) Artifactory
2 11 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 11 (3.61%) TeamCity
3 7 (2.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 6 (1.97%) CppUnit
4 6 (1.97%) JIRA
5 5 (1.64%) Bitbucket
5 5 (1.64%) NUnit
6 4 (1.31%) Selenium
7 3 (0.98%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.98%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (51.80%) Banking
2 72 (23.61%) Front Office
3 44 (14.43%) Investment Banking
4 6 (1.97%) Retail
5 5 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 4 (1.31%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.98%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Prime Brokerage
8 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (76.39%) Developer
2 108 (35.41%) Senior Developer
3 94 (30.82%) Java Developer
4 82 (26.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 64 (20.98%) C++ Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Agile Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Agile Java Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Senior Agile Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 29 (9.51%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 25 (8.20%) KDB Developer
8 22 (7.21%) C# Developer
9 18 (5.90%) Analyst
9 18 (5.90%) Senior C++ Developer
10 15 (4.92%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 14 (4.59%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
11 14 (4.59%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 13 (4.26%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.26%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.44%) Web Services
2 40 (13.11%) FIX Protocol
3 35 (11.48%) .NET
4 34 (11.15%) JSON
5 33 (10.82%) XML
6 28 (9.18%) WCF
7 23 (7.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (7.54%) WPF
8 20 (6.56%) CSS
8 20 (6.56%) HTML
9 19 (6.23%) Node.js
10 16 (5.25%) RESTful
11 15 (4.92%) .NET Framework
11 15 (4.92%) ASP.NET
11 15 (4.92%) jQuery
12 13 (4.26%) HTML5
12 13 (4.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (3.28%) AngularJS
14 9 (2.95%) REST
14 9 (2.95%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 51 (16.72%) Analytical Skills
1 51 (16.72%) Equities
2 31 (10.16%) Data Structures
3 22 (7.21%) Virtual Team
4 13 (4.26%) User Experience
5 10 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 10 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.95%) Equity Derivative
7 8 (2.62%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.64%) Derivative
11 4 (1.31%) Fat Client
11 4 (1.31%) Social Network
11 4 (1.31%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.66%) Replication
14 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 127 (41.64%) Linux
2 107 (35.08%) Unix
3 33 (10.82%) Windows
4 7 (2.30%) Solaris
5 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.56%) OO
2 71 (23.28%) Low Latency
3 64 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.98%) Multithreading
4 40 (13.11%) OOP
5 39 (12.79%) Electronic Trading
6 37 (12.13%) Market Making
7 35 (11.48%) Unit Testing
8 34 (11.15%) Test Automation
9 33 (10.82%) OOA/OOD
10 29 (9.51%) Functional Programming
11 27 (8.85%) Data Modelling
12 25 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (7.54%) Requirements Analysis
14 22 (7.21%) ETL
14 22 (7.21%) MVC
15 20 (6.56%) Mentoring
16 19 (6.23%) UML
17 18 (5.90%) Project Management
18 15 (4.92%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 131 (42.95%) Java
2 98 (32.13%) SQL
3 69 (22.62%) C++
4 43 (14.10%) C#
5 36 (11.80%) JavaScript
6 24 (7.87%) Perl
7 18 (5.90%) PL/SQL
8 15 (4.92%) C
9 7 (2.30%) TypeScript
10 6 (1.97%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.97%) Korn
11 5 (1.64%) C++/CLI
11 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.31%) Python
13 3 (0.98%) VBScript
14 2 (0.66%) R
15 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (6.56%) Degree
2 8 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.30%) CCNP
3 7 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.98%) PMP
5 1 (0.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.31%) Data Quality
1 4 (1.31%) PMO
1 4 (1.31%) QA
System Software
1 10 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.64%) Docker
3 4 (1.31%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.31%) XenApp
3 4 (1.31%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 43 (14.10%) Oracle
2 21 (6.89%) Sybase
3 19 (6.23%) Microsoft
4 13 (4.26%) Siebel
5 12 (3.93%) Cisco
6 7 (2.30%) Talend
7 6 (1.97%) Arista
7 6 (1.97%) Bloomberg
7 6 (1.97%) Juniper
7 6 (1.97%) Reuters
8 5 (1.64%) Ab Initio
8 5 (1.64%) Citrix
8 5 (1.64%) Google
8 5 (1.64%) Perforce
9 4 (1.31%) AppSense
9 4 (1.31%) Fidessa
9 4 (1.31%) HP
9 4 (1.31%) ThinPrint
9 4 (1.31%) VMware
9 4 (1.31%) Wyse
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