Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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.

Investment Banking
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9 -9
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 95 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.18% 4.87% 7.75%
As % of the General category 23.81% 10.66% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 12 10
Belfast median daily rate £413 £226 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.32% +7.74% -30.00%
10th Percentile £313 £77 £96
90th Percentile £460 £348 £349
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £226 £210
% change year-on-year +87.85% +7.74% -30.00%
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 399 122 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 67.97% 45.69% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 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% - -

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 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment 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 Investment Banking.

1 95 (100.00%) Banking
2 78 (82.11%) Finance
3 69 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (71.58%) Java
5 65 (68.42%) OO
5 65 (68.42%) Data Structures
6 64 (67.37%) Test Automation
7 63 (66.32%) Functional Programming
8 15 (15.79%) Unix
9 11 (11.58%) Linux
10 10 (10.53%) Degree
11 9 (9.47%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (8.42%) Low Latency
12 8 (8.42%) Multithreading
12 8 (8.42%) Electronic Trading
12 8 (8.42%) Front Office
12 8 (8.42%) Equities
12 8 (8.42%) OOP
12 8 (8.42%) C++
12 8 (8.42%) Virtual Team
13 7 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (7.37%) SQL
13 7 (7.37%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (7.37%) Project Management
13 7 (7.37%) Market Making
14 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
15 5 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (6.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.05%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.16%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) npm
2 1 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.16%) DB2
1 3 (3.16%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.16%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.05%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.05%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.05%) QlikView
2 1 (1.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Artifactory
1 2 (2.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.11%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.05%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 95 (100.00%) Banking
2 78 (82.11%) Finance
3 8 (8.42%) Front Office
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 74 (77.89%) Developer
2 68 (71.58%) Senior Developer
3 65 (68.42%) Java Developer
4 62 (65.26%) Agile Developer
4 62 (65.26%) Agile Java Developer
5 61 (64.21%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 61 (64.21%) Senior Agile Developer
5 61 (64.21%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 61 (64.21%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 61 (64.21%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (10.53%) Analyst
7 8 (8.42%) C++ Developer
7 8 (8.42%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 7 (7.37%) Senior C++ Developer
9 6 (6.32%) Banking Analyst
10 4 (4.21%) PMO Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Excel Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) Financial Analyst
12 2 (2.11%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.47%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.16%) JSON
2 3 (3.16%) REST
2 3 (3.16%) WebSockets
2 3 (3.16%) XML
3 2 (2.11%) Node.js
4 1 (1.05%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.05%) Spring
4 1 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (68.42%) Data Structures
2 9 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.42%) Equities
3 8 (8.42%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.21%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.16%) Derivative
6 3 (3.16%) iPad
7 2 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.05%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.79%) Unix
2 11 (11.58%) Linux
3 4 (4.21%) Windows
3 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.16%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (68.42%) OO
3 64 (67.37%) Test Automation
4 63 (66.32%) Functional Programming
5 8 (8.42%) Electronic Trading
5 8 (8.42%) Low Latency
5 8 (8.42%) Multithreading
5 8 (8.42%) OOP
6 7 (7.37%) Market Making
6 7 (7.37%) OOA/OOD
6 7 (7.37%) Project Management
7 4 (4.21%) SDLC
8 3 (3.16%) Analytics
8 3 (3.16%) Client Onboarding
8 3 (3.16%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) ETL
8 3 (3.16%) ITIL
8 3 (3.16%) Microservices
8 3 (3.16%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 68 (71.58%) Java
2 8 (8.42%) C++
3 7 (7.37%) SQL
4 3 (3.16%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.11%) C#
6 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.05%) Korn
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.21%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.21%) Bloomberg
1 4 (4.21%) Oracle
2 3 (3.16%) Ab Initio
2 3 (3.16%) HP
2 3 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.16%) Reuters
3 1 (1.05%) Cognos
3 1 (1.05%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.05%) NYFIX
3 1 (1.05%) TIBCO