Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 105 385 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 31.16% 62.30% 23.47%
As % of the General category 62.87% 85.37% 59.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 349 43
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +30.95% +7.69%
10th Percentile £300 £358 £163
90th Percentile £500 £513 £423
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.24% +30.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 167 451 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 49.55% 72.98% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 403 61
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +30.95% +10.53%
10th Percentile £257 £315 £163
90th Percentile £500 £513 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +3.03% +30.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.76 £14.00 £15.28
90th Percentile £42.75 £14.00 £36.35
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -

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

Finance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Finance in County Antrim over the 6 months to 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 0 103 £430 +4.24% 21
Finance
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 52 (49.52%) Banking
2 37 (35.24%) Oracle
3 36 (34.29%) SQL
4 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (30.48%) Java
6 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
7 23 (21.90%) MVC
8 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
9 17 (16.19%) .NET
9 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
9 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
9 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (15.24%) C#
11 15 (14.29%) DB2
11 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (14.29%) MongoDB
11 15 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 15 (14.29%) Spring
12 14 (13.33%) Investment Banking
12 14 (13.33%) WPF
12 14 (13.33%) RDBMS
12 14 (13.33%) Relational Database
13 13 (12.38%) CSS
13 13 (12.38%) JSP
13 13 (12.38%) Python
13 13 (12.38%) Front Office
14 12 (11.43%) Linux
14 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
15 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (10.48%) WCF

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 11 (10.48%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.67%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.86%) Confluence
4 3 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.86%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.95%) npm
1 1 (0.95%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) FTP
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.95%) DHCP
2 1 (0.95%) DNS
2 1 (0.95%) Firewall
2 1 (0.95%) SAN
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.29%) DB2
2 15 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 14 (13.33%) RDBMS
3 14 (13.33%) Relational Database
4 9 (8.57%) Big Data
4 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (5.71%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.81%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.86%) Spark SQL
8 2 (1.90%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (1.90%) QlikView
8 2 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.95%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Selenium
2 9 (8.57%) JIRA
3 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.67%) JUnit
4 6 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.76%) Bitbucket
6 4 (3.81%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.86%) Bower
7 3 (2.86%) Grunt
7 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.90%) Maven
8 2 (1.90%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.90%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.90%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.95%) PeopleTools
9 1 (0.95%) ProC
General
1 52 (49.52%) Banking
2 14 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 13 (12.38%) Front Office
4 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.81%) Back Office
5 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.86%) Electronics
6 3 (2.86%) Marketing
7 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.95%) Military
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (54.29%) Developer
2 26 (24.76%) Java Developer
3 21 (20.00%) Analyst
4 15 (14.29%) Senior Developer
5 12 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Business Analyst
7 9 (8.57%) Oracle Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Talend Developer
8 8 (7.62%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.67%) Data Analyst
10 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.71%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Automation Tester
11 5 (4.76%) Front Office Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Report Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.76%) Senior Manager
11 5 (4.76%) Tester
12 4 (3.81%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) .NET
2 15 (14.29%) Spring
3 14 (13.33%) WPF
4 13 (12.38%) CSS
4 13 (12.38%) JSP
5 11 (10.48%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET
5 11 (10.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (10.48%) WCF
6 10 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 10 (9.52%) JMS
7 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (6.67%) Java EE
8 7 (6.67%) REST
8 7 (6.67%) RESTful
8 7 (6.67%) Spring Batch
8 7 (6.67%) Spring Integration
8 7 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
8 7 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.48%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.62%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.71%) Equities
5 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.81%) Fintech
6 4 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.86%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.86%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.90%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.43%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) Unix
3 3 (2.86%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) Solaris
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.95%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
3 23 (21.90%) MVC
4 17 (16.19%) Test Automation
5 15 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 10 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (9.52%) Project Management
6 10 (9.52%) SOA
7 9 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.57%) ETL
7 9 (8.57%) TDD
7 9 (8.57%) Test Strategy
8 8 (7.62%) Manual Testing
9 7 (6.67%) Low Latency
9 7 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (5.71%) SDLC
10 6 (5.71%) Test Scripting
11 5 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.29%) SQL
2 32 (30.48%) Java
3 22 (20.95%) JavaScript
4 16 (15.24%) C#
5 13 (12.38%) Python
6 12 (11.43%) Bash Shell
7 8 (7.62%) Korn
8 7 (6.67%) Java 8
9 5 (4.76%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) C
10 3 (2.86%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.95%) ES6
11 1 (0.95%) PROC SQL
11 1 (0.95%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.95%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.48%) Degree
2 7 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.95%) CCIE
3 1 (0.95%) CCNP
3 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.81%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) GDPR
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.95%) PMO
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.90%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.95%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 37 (35.24%) Oracle
2 11 (10.48%) Talend
3 7 (6.67%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.81%) IBM
4 4 (3.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.81%) SAP
5 3 (2.86%) Ab Initio
5 3 (2.86%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
6 1 (0.95%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco
6 1 (0.95%) Citrix
6 1 (0.95%) Cognos
6 1 (0.95%) Reuters
6 1 (0.95%) Sun
6 1 (0.95%) Teradata