Period
to 19 December 2018

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 19 December 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.

Investment Banking
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 19 26
Rank change year-on-year -13 +7 -7
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 14 73 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.20% 13.90% 5.35%
As % of the General category 8.92% 21.86% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 69 16
Belfast median daily rate £330 £440 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +76.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £268 £318 £78
90th Percentile £394 £475 £376
County Antrim median daily rate £330 £440 £250
% change year-on-year -25.00% +76.00% -13.04%
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 157 334 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 47.15% 63.62% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 281 120
Belfast median daily rate £394 £420 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +18.31% +18.33%
10th Percentile £292 £303 £190
90th Percentile £460 £556 £550
County Antrim median daily rate £394 £420 £355
% change year-on-year -6.25% +18.31% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 7
Belfast median hourly rate £18.81 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.32% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.05 £12.50
90th Percentile £43.60 £26.95 £30.90
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.81 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +34.32% -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 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 2018, 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 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (35.71%) Project Management
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Front Office
5 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Back Office
6 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
6 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Equities
7 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
7 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) HP ALM
7 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (14.29%) QA
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium

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 (7.14%) Apache Spark
1 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) QlikView
1 1 (7.14%) Spark SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Front Office
4 3 (21.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Excel Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Product Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Product Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (14.29%) Equities
3 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
1 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (21.43%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
3 3 (21.43%) Wealth Management
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) HOOD
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Cognos
2 2 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (7.14%) Ab Initio
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Talend