Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 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.

Financial
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 110 288 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 32.45% 53.93% 32.90%
As % of the General category 68.75% 83.97% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 250 92
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £300 £310 £193
90th Percentile £460 £560 £561
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £33.00 £11.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +186.96% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £33.00 £11.50 -
% change year-on-year +186.96% - -

Finance 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 160 343 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 47.20% 64.23% 46.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 289 118
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £420 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £283 £303 £188
90th Percentile £465 £551 £550
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -6.06% +14.58% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 9
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.29% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.45 £12.50
90th Percentile £44.90 £36.75 £43.45
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.25 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +23.21% -17.65% +25.93%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in County Antrim over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Finance in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Finance in County Antrim

Finance
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in County Antrim over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 16 December 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 +1 110 £412 -1.90% 16
Finance
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Finance 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Finance.

1 49 (44.55%) Banking
2 45 (40.91%) SQL
3 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 40 (36.36%) Oracle
4 38 (34.55%) Java
5 30 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 26 (23.64%) CSS
7 25 (22.73%) JSP
8 24 (21.82%) MVC
8 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (20.91%) Project Management
10 22 (20.00%) Spring
11 21 (19.09%) RDBMS
11 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
12 20 (18.18%) AngularJS
12 20 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (18.18%) XML
12 20 (18.18%) DB2
12 20 (18.18%) Ajax
12 20 (18.18%) WebSphere
12 20 (18.18%) Degree
13 19 (17.27%) RESTful
13 19 (17.27%) Struts
13 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Excel
13 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (16.36%) Hibernate
14 18 (16.36%) Spring Batch
14 18 (16.36%) Spring Integration
15 17 (15.45%) TDD
15 17 (15.45%) Unix

Finance
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 20 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 15 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.55%) Apache Spark
4 4 (3.64%) SAS
5 3 (2.73%) Confluence
5 3 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (17.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Actimize
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (19.09%) RDBMS
1 21 (19.09%) Relational Database
2 20 (18.18%) DB2
3 15 (13.64%) DB2 UDB
4 11 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 6 (5.45%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (4.55%) Oracle Database
8 3 (2.73%) Base SAS
8 3 (2.73%) Big Data
8 3 (2.73%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (2.73%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 3 (2.73%) SAS Visual Analytics
8 3 (2.73%) Spark SQL
9 2 (1.82%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.82%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.91%) QlikView
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Cucumber
1 16 (14.55%) Eclipse
1 16 (14.55%) JUnit
2 15 (13.64%) Bower
2 15 (13.64%) Grunt
2 15 (13.64%) Jasmine
3 14 (12.73%) Selenium
4 12 (10.91%) JIRA
5 10 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.27%) TestComplete
7 6 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.73%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.91%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.91%) ProC
9 1 (0.91%) Subversion
9 1 (0.91%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (44.55%) Banking
2 11 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Front Office
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.64%) Marketing
6 3 (2.73%) Back Office
6 3 (2.73%) Electronics
7 2 (1.82%) Publishing
7 2 (1.82%) Retail
8 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.91%) Law
8 1 (0.91%) Legal
8 1 (0.91%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Developer
2 32 (29.09%) Analyst
3 29 (26.36%) Java Developer
4 16 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 13 (11.82%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (9.09%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.18%) Financial Analyst
8 8 (7.27%) Data Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Project Manager
9 6 (5.45%) Report Developer
10 5 (4.55%) Automation Tester
10 5 (4.55%) QA Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Tester
11 4 (3.64%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.64%) C++ Developer
11 4 (3.64%) Data Business Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) SAS Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) Senior Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.64%) CSS
2 25 (22.73%) JSP
3 22 (20.00%) Spring
4 20 (18.18%) Ajax
4 20 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 20 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 20 (18.18%) XML
5 19 (17.27%) RESTful
5 19 (17.27%) Struts
6 18 (16.36%) Hibernate
6 18 (16.36%) Spring Batch
6 18 (16.36%) Spring Integration
7 16 (14.55%) Backbone.js
7 16 (14.55%) Gherkin
7 16 (14.55%) Web Services
8 9 (8.18%) Java EE
9 6 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (4.55%) REST
11 4 (3.64%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.64%) Equities
4 4 (3.64%) Reference Data
5 3 (2.73%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.73%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.91%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.45%) Unix
2 14 (12.73%) Linux
3 2 (1.82%) Windows
4 1 (0.91%) Solaris
4 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.27%) Test Automation
2 24 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.82%) MVC
3 23 (20.91%) Project Management
4 17 (15.45%) TDD
5 15 (13.64%) Time Management
5 15 (13.64%) Waterfall
6 9 (8.18%) ETL
6 9 (8.18%) Multithreading
6 9 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.27%) Data Analysis
7 8 (7.27%) Issue Tracking
8 7 (6.36%) Change Management
8 7 (6.36%) Computer Science
8 7 (6.36%) ERP
8 7 (6.36%) Process Improvement
8 7 (6.36%) Requirements Management
8 7 (6.36%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.91%) SQL
2 40 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 38 (34.55%) Java
4 13 (11.82%) Python
5 6 (5.45%) C#
5 6 (5.45%) VBScript
6 5 (4.55%) C++
6 5 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.64%) C
8 3 (2.73%) Java 8
9 2 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.91%) Korn
10 1 (0.91%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.91%) PROC SQL
10 1 (0.91%) R
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.82%) PMP
5 1 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.91%) CCIE
5 1 (0.91%) CCNP
5 1 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.91%) ISEB
5 1 (0.91%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.91%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.73%) QA
2 5 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 5 (4.55%) IFRS
3 3 (2.73%) PMO
4 1 (0.91%) GDPR
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 40 (36.36%) Oracle
2 15 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.27%) Hyperion
3 8 (7.27%) IFS
4 7 (6.36%) HP
5 6 (5.45%) SAP
6 5 (4.55%) Talend
7 4 (3.64%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.73%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.73%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (1.82%) IBM
9 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.91%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco
10 1 (0.91%) Cognos
10 1 (0.91%) Informatica
10 1 (0.91%) Teradata
10 1 (0.91%) Vermilion