Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs citing Finance 137 302 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 36.15% 56.98% 22.22%
As % of the General category 70.62% 81.84% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 285 25
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +30.95% +26.00%
10th Percentile £309 £306 £139
90th Percentile £538 £550 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.43% -8.62% -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.43% -8.62% -

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 194 369 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 51.19% 69.62% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 343 43
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +14.55%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £131
90th Percentile £525 £525 £441
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.38 £12.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.79% -55.96% -
10th Percentile £12.38 £11.40 £17.05
90th Percentile £29.25 £18.87 £37.45
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +18.75% -14.29% -

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 133 £443 +7.27% 15
Newtownabbey - 1 - - 2
Ballymoney - 1 - -
Finance
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 68 (49.64%) Banking
2 58 (42.34%) SQL
3 57 (41.61%) Java
4 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (30.66%) Oracle
6 37 (27.01%) C#
7 32 (23.36%) .NET
8 30 (21.90%) SQL Server
8 30 (21.90%) Front Office
8 30 (21.90%) Spring
8 30 (21.90%) Test Automation
9 28 (20.44%) Python
10 26 (18.98%) WPF
11 25 (18.25%) Multithreading
11 25 (18.25%) Unix
11 25 (18.25%) OO
12 23 (16.79%) Relational Database
13 19 (13.87%) MVC
13 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
13 19 (13.87%) Data Structures
14 18 (13.14%) Low Latency
15 17 (12.41%) SOA
15 17 (12.41%) TDD
16 16 (11.68%) Hibernate
16 16 (11.68%) Bash Shell
17 15 (10.95%) Data Analysis
17 15 (10.95%) Equities
17 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (10.22%) DB2
18 14 (10.22%) Linux

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 13 (9.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 12 (8.76%) Apache Spark
3 11 (8.03%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.65%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.11%) npm
1 7 (5.11%) Yarn
2 4 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) DHCP
1 2 (1.46%) DNS
1 2 (1.46%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.73%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (16.79%) Relational Database
3 14 (10.22%) DB2
4 13 (9.49%) Big Data
4 13 (9.49%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (8.76%) RDBMS
6 10 (7.30%) MongoDB
7 7 (5.11%) Oracle Database
7 7 (5.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.92%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.73%) Power BI
11 1 (0.73%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 12 (8.76%) TeamCity
2 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.30%) JUnit
3 9 (6.57%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.84%) Maven
5 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
6 5 (3.65%) JIRA
6 5 (3.65%) Selenium
7 3 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.46%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.46%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.73%) Bower
9 1 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.73%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.73%) Grunt
9 1 (0.73%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.73%) WebDriver
General
1 68 (49.64%) Banking
2 30 (21.90%) Front Office
3 12 (8.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.92%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.46%) Back Office
6 2 (1.46%) Electronics
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Military
7 1 (0.73%) Prime Brokerage
7 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 102 (74.45%) Developer
2 53 (38.69%) Java Developer
3 47 (34.31%) Senior Developer
4 36 (26.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 24 (17.52%) .NET Developer
6 15 (10.95%) Analyst
6 15 (10.95%) C# Developer
7 13 (9.49%) Oracle Developer
8 12 (8.76%) Talend Developer
9 11 (8.03%) Front Office Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Agile Developer
10 9 (6.57%) Agile Java Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Senior Agile Developer
11 8 (5.84%) Senior Agile Java Developer
12 7 (5.11%) Business Analyst
13 6 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
13 6 (4.38%) DB2 Developer
13 6 (4.38%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (4.38%) Senior C# Developer
14 5 (3.65%) Java WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.36%) .NET
2 30 (21.90%) Spring
3 26 (18.98%) WPF
4 16 (11.68%) Hibernate
5 14 (10.22%) WCF
6 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
6 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (9.49%) REST
7 12 (8.76%) JMS
8 11 (8.03%) JSON
9 8 (5.84%) .NET Framework
9 8 (5.84%) Akka
9 8 (5.84%) J2EE
9 8 (5.84%) JSP
9 8 (5.84%) Kafka
9 8 (5.84%) Spring Boot
9 8 (5.84%) Zuul
10 7 (5.11%) HTML
10 7 (5.11%) React
10 7 (5.11%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.87%) Data Structures
2 15 (10.95%) Equities
3 11 (8.03%) Derivative
3 11 (8.03%) Fintech
4 10 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.57%) Computer Science
6 7 (5.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.92%) Equity Derivative
7 4 (2.92%) Fixed Income
7 4 (2.92%) Grid Computing
8 3 (2.19%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.19%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.46%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (1.46%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.46%) User Experience
10 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) Unix
2 14 (10.22%) Linux
3 8 (5.84%) Windows
4 4 (2.92%) Solaris
5 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (36.50%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.90%) Test Automation
3 25 (18.25%) Multithreading
3 25 (18.25%) OO
4 19 (13.87%) MVC
5 18 (13.14%) Low Latency
6 17 (12.41%) SOA
6 17 (12.41%) TDD
7 15 (10.95%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (10.95%) Data Analysis
8 13 (9.49%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (9.49%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (9.49%) Functional Programming
9 12 (8.76%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.30%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (6.57%) OOP
12 8 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 8 (5.84%) SOLID
13 7 (5.11%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 58 (42.34%) SQL
2 57 (41.61%) Java
3 37 (27.01%) C#
4 28 (20.44%) Python
5 19 (13.87%) JavaScript
6 16 (11.68%) Bash Shell
7 12 (8.76%) Korn
8 10 (7.30%) Java 8
9 8 (5.84%) C++
10 7 (5.11%) ES6
10 7 (5.11%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.65%) VBA
12 3 (2.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (8.76%) Degree
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.73%) BC Cleared
3 1 (0.73%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.46%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.73%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (2.92%) Platform Symphony
2 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 42 (30.66%) Oracle
2 13 (9.49%) IBM
3 12 (8.76%) Talend
4 8 (5.84%) Reuters
5 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
6 6 (4.38%) FXall
6 6 (4.38%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.19%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.19%) Sybase
8 2 (1.46%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.46%) Citrix
8 2 (1.46%) SAP
9 1 (0.73%) Google
9 1 (0.73%) Sun