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 3 months to 30 March 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.

Banking
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 3
Rank change year-on-year +6 -8  
Contract jobs citing Banking 53 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 25.00% 11.71% 26.73%
As % of the General category 40.15% 28.89% 55.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 11 19
Median daily rate £413 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £325 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £424 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% -1.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.96 £10.44 £10.44
% change year-on-year +24.16% -  

Banking 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 County Antrim with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 132 45 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 62.26% 40.54% 48.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 24 29
Median daily rate £410 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £235 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £27.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +6 51 £413 +50.00% 2
Banking
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 68 (76.40%) Finance
2 40 (44.94%) SQL
3 34 (38.20%) Unix
4 30 (33.71%) Linux
5 29 (32.58%) Front Office
6 28 (31.46%) Java
7 26 (29.21%) Multithreading
8 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (24.72%) Investment Banking
9 22 (24.72%) C++
10 21 (23.60%) OOP
11 19 (21.35%) FIX Protocol
12 17 (19.10%) OO
13 16 (17.98%) C#
13 16 (17.98%) Equities
14 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
14 15 (16.85%) Market Making
15 14 (15.73%) Low Latency
16 13 (14.61%) OOA/OOD
16 13 (14.61%) Oracle
17 12 (13.48%) Web Services
17 12 (13.48%) QA
18 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
19 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
19 10 (11.24%) Arista
19 10 (11.24%) Cisco
19 10 (11.24%) Juniper
19 10 (11.24%) Degree
20 9 (10.11%) Equity Derivative
20 9 (10.11%) Network Design

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 8 (8.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Office
2 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.11%) BGP
1 9 (10.11%) EIGRP
1 9 (10.11%) OSPF
2 4 (4.49%) FIX Connectivity
3 1 (1.12%) NAS
3 1 (1.12%) SAN
3 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.85%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 8 (8.99%) KDB
4 5 (5.62%) Kdb+
5 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
6 3 (3.37%) DB2
6 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (1.12%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Cucumber
1 2 (2.25%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.25%) Selenium
2 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.12%) JUnit
2 1 (1.12%) NUnit
2 1 (1.12%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (1.12%) TestNG
2 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (76.40%) Finance
2 29 (32.58%) Front Office
3 22 (24.72%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.99%) Retail
4 8 (8.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Developer
2 27 (30.34%) Senior Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Java Developer
4 17 (19.10%) Senior Java Developer
5 16 (17.98%) C++ Developer
6 14 (15.73%) Analyst
7 10 (11.24%) Test Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (10.11%) Design Engineer
8 9 (10.11%) Lead Developer
8 9 (10.11%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (8.99%) C# Developer
9 8 (8.99%) Senior C++ Developer
9 8 (8.99%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.87%) Senior SQL Developer
11 5 (5.62%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (5.62%) KDB Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Network Engineer
11 5 (5.62%) WPF Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Front Office C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (13.48%) Web Services
3 8 (8.99%) .NET
3 8 (8.99%) .NET Framework
3 8 (8.99%) ADO.NET
3 8 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (8.99%) JSON
3 8 (8.99%) RESTful
3 8 (8.99%) WCF
3 8 (8.99%) WF
3 8 (8.99%) WPF
4 3 (3.37%) JMS
4 3 (3.37%) XML
5 1 (1.12%) REST
5 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Equities
2 9 (10.11%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (8.99%) Algorithms
3 8 (8.99%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (8.99%) Virtual Team
4 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.12%) Replication
7 1 (1.12%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (38.20%) Unix
2 30 (33.71%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Solaris
4 3 (3.37%) Windows
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.12%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) Multithreading
2 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.60%) OOP
4 17 (19.10%) OO
5 15 (16.85%) Market Making
6 14 (15.73%) Low Latency
7 13 (14.61%) OOA/OOD
8 10 (11.24%) Manual Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Network Design
9 9 (10.11%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (10.11%) Project Management
10 8 (8.99%) Memory Management
10 8 (8.99%) Scrum
10 8 (8.99%) SOA
11 7 (7.87%) Data Validation
11 7 (7.87%) Validation
12 6 (6.74%) Defect Management
13 5 (5.62%) BDD
13 5 (5.62%) Client Onboarding
13 5 (5.62%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 40 (44.94%) SQL
2 28 (31.46%) Java
3 22 (24.72%) C++
4 16 (17.98%) C#
5 9 (10.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (5.62%) Perl
6 5 (5.62%) Python
7 4 (4.49%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.37%) Korn
9 2 (2.25%) VBScript
10 1 (1.12%) C
10 1 (1.12%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) CCNP
2 4 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.48%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.12%) XenApp
1 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.12%) AppManager
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Oracle
2 10 (11.24%) Arista
2 10 (11.24%) Cisco
2 10 (11.24%) Juniper
3 9 (10.11%) Sybase
4 5 (5.62%) Bloomberg
5 4 (4.49%) Fidessa
5 4 (4.49%) NYFIX
6 3 (3.37%) Ab Initio
7 2 (2.25%) HP
7 2 (2.25%) VMware
8 1 (1.12%) Avaya
8 1 (1.12%) Citrix
8 1 (1.12%) Reuters
8 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.12%) Sun
8 1 (1.12%) Talend
8 1 (1.12%) Wyse