Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Banking over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -2
Contract jobs citing Banking 151 60 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 32.47% 18.07% 19.86%
As % of the General category 55.72% 35.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 56 27
County Antrim median daily rate £440 £328 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.15% +9.33% +4.80%
10th Percentile £265 £200 £99
90th Percentile £560 £422 £460
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £346 £306
% change year-on-year +25.09% +12.90% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.50 £46.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.22% - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 271 169 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 58.28% 50.90% 39.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 142 42
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +15.20% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £238 £105
90th Percentile £560 £550 £473
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £360 £313
% change year-on-year +16.67% +15.20% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.35% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.75 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -7.35% +25.93% -

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Banking in County Antrim

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Banking in County Antrim

Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Banking in County Antrim over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Banking in County Antrim

Banking
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Banking in County Antrim

Banking
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Banking within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +1 150 £440 +34.15% 6
Banking
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Banking.

1 130 (86.09%) Finance
2 84 (55.63%) Java
3 74 (49.01%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (48.34%) Test Automation
5 54 (35.76%) Data Structures
6 52 (34.44%) Investment Banking
7 47 (31.13%) Low Latency
8 43 (28.48%) SQL
8 43 (28.48%) Unix
8 43 (28.48%) OO
9 39 (25.83%) Functional Programming
10 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
11 30 (19.87%) Multithreading
12 27 (17.88%) Degree
13 24 (15.89%) WebSphere
13 24 (15.89%) TDD
13 24 (15.89%) JSP
14 21 (13.91%) C++
15 20 (13.25%) XML
15 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (12.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 18 (11.92%) CSS
17 18 (11.92%) Hibernate
17 18 (11.92%) JSON
17 18 (11.92%) Spring
18 17 (11.26%) MVC
18 17 (11.26%) Web Services
18 17 (11.26%) C#
18 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
18 17 (11.26%) Spring Integration

Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 24 (15.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.30%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.64%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.66%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) FTP
2 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.26%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.62%) DB2
3 9 (5.96%) KDB
3 9 (5.96%) RDBMS
4 8 (5.30%) DB2 UDB
5 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.66%) QlikView
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Visual Studio
2 9 (5.96%) JUnit
3 8 (5.30%) Bower
3 8 (5.30%) Cucumber
3 8 (5.30%) Eclipse
3 8 (5.30%) Grunt
3 8 (5.30%) Jasmine
3 8 (5.30%) JIRA
4 5 (3.31%) Selenium
4 5 (3.31%) Zephyr
5 4 (2.65%) Hudson
5 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.66%) Ant
6 1 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.66%) Rational Application Developer
6 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 130 (86.09%) Finance
2 52 (34.44%) Investment Banking
3 14 (9.27%) Front Office
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (73.51%) Developer
2 87 (57.62%) Senior Developer
3 78 (51.66%) Java Developer
4 66 (43.71%) Senior Java Developer
5 28 (18.54%) Agile Developer
5 28 (18.54%) Agile Java Developer
6 27 (17.88%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 27 (17.88%) Senior Agile Developer
6 27 (17.88%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 27 (17.88%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
7 21 (13.91%) C++ Developer
8 20 (13.25%) Analyst
8 20 (13.25%) Senior C++ Developer
9 14 (9.27%) C# Developer
9 14 (9.27%) C++/C# Developer
9 14 (9.27%) Full Stack Developer
9 14 (9.27%) Tester
10 13 (8.61%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (6.62%) JavaScript Developer
12 9 (5.96%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.89%) JSP
2 20 (13.25%) XML
3 18 (11.92%) CSS
3 18 (11.92%) Hibernate
3 18 (11.92%) JSON
3 18 (11.92%) Spring
4 17 (11.26%) RESTful
4 17 (11.26%) Spring Integration
4 17 (11.26%) Web Services
5 16 (10.60%) FIX Protocol
5 16 (10.60%) Servlets
6 15 (9.93%) AngularJS
7 14 (9.27%) REST
8 11 (7.28%) HTML
9 9 (5.96%) Ajax
9 9 (5.96%) Java EE
9 9 (5.96%) JPA
9 9 (5.96%) Node.js
9 9 (5.96%) Spring Boot
9 9 (5.96%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 54 (35.76%) Data Structures
2 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 16 (10.60%) Virtual Team
5 15 (9.93%) Derivative
5 15 (9.93%) Equities
6 8 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (5.30%) User Experience
7 6 (3.97%) Fixed Income
8 5 (3.31%) SWIFT
9 4 (2.65%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.99%) iPad
10 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
11 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (28.48%) Unix
2 15 (9.93%) Linux
3 5 (3.31%) Windows
4 4 (2.65%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.99%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (49.01%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (48.34%) Test Automation
3 47 (31.13%) Low Latency
4 43 (28.48%) OO
5 39 (25.83%) Functional Programming
6 30 (19.87%) Multithreading
7 24 (15.89%) TDD
8 17 (11.26%) MVC
9 14 (9.27%) Asynchronous Programming
9 14 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.27%) Performance Improvement
9 14 (9.27%) Refactoring
10 12 (7.95%) Functional Testing
10 12 (7.95%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (7.95%) Risk Management
10 12 (7.95%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.96%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.96%) Physics
11 9 (5.96%) Project Management
11 9 (5.96%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 84 (55.63%) Java
2 43 (28.48%) SQL
3 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.91%) C++
5 17 (11.26%) C#
6 9 (5.96%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.64%) Python
8 4 (2.65%) Ruby
9 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.66%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.66%) Perl
10 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (17.88%) Degree
2 7 (4.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 7 (4.64%) ISEB
2 7 (4.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 5 (3.31%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (6.62%) HP
2 9 (5.96%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) TIBCO
4 7 (4.64%) IBM
5 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.99%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.99%) Reuters
7 1 (0.66%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.66%) Cognos