Period
to 21 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Investment Banking
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 36 33
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -9
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 13 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.87% 4.15% 6.13%
As % of the General category 11.11% 8.33% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 25
Belfast median daily rate £420 £431 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +60.13% +45.41%
10th Percentile £172 £144 £106
90th Percentile £519 £501 £459
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £430 £269
% change year-on-year -2.33% +59.85% +45.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Investment 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 117 204 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 34.82% 49.76% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 160 231
Belfast median daily rate £380 £437 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £209 £261 £255
90th Percentile £518 £560 £563
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £437 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Belfast median hourly rate £17.06 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% +23.08% -52.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £11.60
90th Percentile £80.40 £19.45 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.06 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.54% +34.62% -52.29%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Belfast

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Belfast

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (23.08%) QA
4 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (15.38%) Akka
5 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (15.38%) Front Office
5 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
5 2 (15.38%) Clustering
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification

Investment 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
2 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.69%) KDB
3 1 (7.69%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) Selenium
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) TestComplete
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) HR Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Akka
1 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
1 2 (15.38%) Fixed Income
1 2 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
3 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Reuters