The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Financial
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs citing Finance 98 26 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 46.01% 23.42% 30.00%
As % of the General category 74.24% 55.32% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 12 17
Median daily rate £413 £281 £168
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.66% +67.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £183 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £443 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.62% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.75 £17.75
% change year-on-year +37.93% +22.53%  

Finance 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 47 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 61.97% 42.34% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 25 28
Median daily rate £410 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.66% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £243 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £375 £400
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 £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Finance in County Antrim

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Finance in County Antrim

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in County Antrim over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Finance in County Antrim

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in County Antrim

Finance
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 Finance within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 26 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 0 96 £413 +46.66% 14
Finance
Northern Ireland

Finance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 Finance.

1 66 (38.15%) Banking
2 64 (36.99%) Linux
3 48 (27.75%) Java
4 46 (26.59%) Unix
5 43 (24.86%) SQL
6 35 (20.23%) C++
6 35 (20.23%) KDB
7 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (18.50%) Perl
8 32 (18.50%) Front Office
9 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
9 31 (17.92%) Multithreading
10 29 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
11 26 (15.03%) Project Management
12 22 (12.72%) C#
13 21 (12.14%) Cisco
14 20 (11.56%) Equities
14 20 (11.56%) Low Latency
15 19 (10.98%) Kdb+
15 19 (10.98%) Degree
16 17 (9.83%) Network Design
16 17 (9.83%) OO
16 17 (9.83%) Solaris
16 17 (9.83%) OOP
17 16 (9.25%) Windows
17 16 (9.25%) Analytics
18 15 (8.67%) Juniper
19 14 (8.09%) Visual Studio
19 14 (8.09%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (8.09%) Market Making

Finance
Top Related 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 5 (2.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (2.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.31%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.73%) SAS
4 1 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 14 (8.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (6.94%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.62%) MS Project
4 7 (4.05%) MS Office
5 3 (1.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
1 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) BGP
1 5 (2.89%) EIGRP
1 5 (2.89%) OSPF
2 4 (2.31%) DHCP
2 4 (2.31%) DNS
2 4 (2.31%) DWDM
2 4 (2.31%) Firewall
2 4 (2.31%) MPLS
2 4 (2.31%) SSL
2 4 (2.31%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (2.31%) VPN
2 4 (2.31%) Wireless
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.23%) KDB
2 31 (17.92%) SQL Server
3 19 (10.98%) Kdb+
4 12 (6.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.89%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.73%) DB2
6 3 (1.73%) QlikView
6 3 (1.73%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.58%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.58%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.73%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.73%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.73%) Selenium
3 1 (0.58%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.58%) JUnit
3 1 (0.58%) MSI
3 1 (0.58%) NUnit
3 1 (0.58%) TestNG
General
1 66 (38.15%) Banking
2 32 (18.50%) Front Office
3 13 (7.51%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 5 (2.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (58.38%) Developer
2 31 (17.92%) KDB Developer
2 31 (17.92%) Senior Developer
3 28 (16.18%) C++ Developer
4 26 (15.03%) Analyst
5 23 (13.29%) Java Developer
6 21 (12.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 10 (5.78%) Lead Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Network Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) SQL Developer
8 9 (5.20%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.62%) Banking Analyst
9 8 (4.62%) Senior C++ Developer
10 7 (4.05%) Senior SQL Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Business Analyst
11 6 (3.47%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.47%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.89%) Design Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) Network Design Engineer
12 5 (2.89%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) FIX Protocol
2 10 (5.78%) WPF
3 9 (5.20%) Web Services
4 8 (4.62%) .NET
4 8 (4.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (4.62%) WCF
5 6 (3.47%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.47%) ADO.NET
5 6 (3.47%) JSON
5 6 (3.47%) RESTful
5 6 (3.47%) WF
6 4 (2.31%) Flash
6 4 (2.31%) HTML
7 3 (1.73%) JMS
7 3 (1.73%) XML
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.16%) jQuery
8 2 (1.16%) SOAP
9 1 (0.58%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (11.56%) Equities
3 13 (7.51%) Equity Derivative
4 10 (5.78%) Data Centre
4 10 (5.78%) Virtual Team
5 8 (4.62%) Algorithms
6 7 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.31%) Derivative
7 4 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.31%) Fat Client
7 4 (2.31%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.31%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.31%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.73%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.16%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (36.99%) Linux
2 46 (26.59%) Unix
3 17 (9.83%) Solaris
4 16 (9.25%) Windows
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (19.65%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (17.92%) Multithreading
3 26 (15.03%) Project Management
4 20 (11.56%) Low Latency
5 17 (9.83%) Network Design
5 17 (9.83%) OO
5 17 (9.83%) OOP
6 16 (9.25%) Analytics
7 14 (8.09%) Market Making
8 13 (7.51%) Information Security
8 13 (7.51%) Unit Testing
9 12 (6.94%) OOA/OOD
9 12 (6.94%) UML
10 10 (5.78%) Manual Testing
10 10 (5.78%) Mathematics
11 9 (5.20%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (5.20%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.20%) Electronic Trading
11 9 (5.20%) Integration Testing
12 8 (4.62%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (27.75%) Java
2 43 (24.86%) SQL
3 35 (20.23%) C++
4 32 (18.50%) Perl
5 22 (12.72%) C#
6 10 (5.78%) Python
7 8 (4.62%) C
8 7 (4.05%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.47%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.73%) Bash Shell
10 3 (1.73%) Korn
10 3 (1.73%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.73%) VBScript
11 1 (0.58%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (10.98%) Degree
2 12 (6.94%) CCNP
2 12 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (3.47%) CCIE
3 6 (3.47%) PMP
4 4 (2.31%) JNCIE
4 4 (2.31%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.78%) QA
2 7 (4.05%) PMO
3 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) ProxySG
1 4 (2.31%) Virtual Desktop
1 4 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.31%) XenApp
1 4 (2.31%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.58%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (2.31%) FortiGate
1 4 (2.31%) Nagios
2 1 (0.58%) AppManager
2 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.58%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 21 (12.14%) Cisco
2 15 (8.67%) Juniper
3 11 (6.36%) Arista
4 10 (5.78%) Oracle
4 10 (5.78%) Sybase
5 7 (4.05%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.47%) Avaya
7 5 (2.89%) HP
8 4 (2.31%) AppSense
8 4 (2.31%) Aruba
8 4 (2.31%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.31%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.31%) Citrix
8 4 (2.31%) Fortinet
8 4 (2.31%) IronPort
8 4 (2.31%) Radware
8 4 (2.31%) Riverbed
8 4 (2.31%) Sourcefire
8 4 (2.31%) VMware
8 4 (2.31%) Wyse
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