Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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.

Financial
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Contract jobs citing Finance 340 77 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 57.34% 27.90% 37.98%
As % of the General category 83.95% 62.10% 75.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 66 42
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £312 £172 £106
90th Percentile £513 £510 £524
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £340 £300
% change year-on-year +21.32% +13.33% -6.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.50 - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.50 - -

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 405 124 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 68.30% 44.93% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 92 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £336 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +9.63% -2.78%
10th Percentile £303 £163 £100
90th Percentile £513 £454 £517
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £313
% change year-on-year +14.58% +15.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -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

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 20 November 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 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 20 November 2017. 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 0 334 £413 +25.00% 16
Finance
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 217 (63.82%) Banking
2 196 (57.65%) Java
3 135 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
4 112 (32.94%) Test Automation
5 104 (30.59%) OO
6 88 (25.88%) Unix
7 87 (25.59%) Linux
8 83 (24.41%) Data Structures
9 82 (24.12%) Investment Banking
10 72 (21.18%) Low Latency
10 72 (21.18%) Functional Programming
11 70 (20.59%) JavaScript
12 68 (20.00%) SQL
13 63 (18.53%) Multithreading
14 58 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
15 53 (15.59%) XML
16 51 (15.00%) C++
16 51 (15.00%) Spring
17 50 (14.71%) Front Office
18 49 (14.41%) Oracle
19 47 (13.82%) Web Services
20 46 (13.53%) WebSphere
21 43 (12.65%) TDD
22 42 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (12.35%) Hibernate
23 41 (12.06%) CSS
24 40 (11.76%) RESTful
25 39 (11.47%) MVC
25 39 (11.47%) Relational Database
25 39 (11.47%) Spring Integration

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 46 (13.53%) WebSphere
2 24 (7.06%) WebLogic
3 7 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (0.59%) JBoss
5 2 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (4.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (3.53%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.65%) Actimize
2 2 (0.59%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.65%) npm
2 7 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.35%) LDAP
2 4 (1.18%) FTP
3 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.47%) Relational Database
2 32 (9.41%) SQL Server
3 26 (7.65%) DB2
3 26 (7.65%) KDB
4 18 (5.29%) RDBMS
5 13 (3.82%) Big Data
6 10 (2.94%) Hadoop
6 10 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.65%) Apache Hive
7 9 (2.65%) DB2 UDB
7 9 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (2.35%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.59%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.59%) MySQL
12 2 (0.59%) Redis
Development Applications
1 31 (9.12%) Visual Studio
2 20 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (4.12%) JIRA
4 13 (3.82%) Eclipse
5 11 (3.24%) Cucumber
5 11 (3.24%) JUnit
5 11 (3.24%) TeamCity
6 9 (2.65%) Artifactory
6 9 (2.65%) Bower
6 9 (2.65%) Grunt
6 9 (2.65%) Jasmine
6 9 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (2.06%) Hudson
8 6 (1.76%) Selenium
9 4 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.18%) NUnit
9 4 (1.18%) Zephyr
10 2 (0.59%) Gradle
10 2 (0.59%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.59%) SoapUI
General
1 217 (63.82%) Banking
2 82 (24.12%) Investment Banking
3 50 (14.71%) Front Office
4 3 (0.88%) Legal
4 3 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
4 3 (0.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.59%) Back Office
5 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) Electronics
6 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 251 (73.82%) Developer
2 162 (47.65%) Senior Developer
3 156 (45.88%) Java Developer
4 122 (35.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 65 (19.12%) Agile Developer
5 65 (19.12%) Agile Java Developer
5 65 (19.12%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 65 (19.12%) Senior Agile Developer
5 65 (19.12%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 65 (19.12%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 46 (13.53%) C++ Developer
7 31 (9.12%) Analyst
7 31 (9.12%) Full Stack Developer
8 28 (8.24%) C# Developer
8 28 (8.24%) Senior C++ Developer
9 27 (7.94%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 24 (7.06%) KDB Developer
11 23 (6.76%) HTML CSS Developer
11 23 (6.76%) HTML Developer
12 19 (5.59%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (15.59%) XML
2 51 (15.00%) Spring
3 47 (13.82%) Web Services
4 42 (12.35%) Hibernate
5 41 (12.06%) CSS
6 40 (11.76%) RESTful
7 39 (11.47%) Spring Integration
8 37 (10.88%) FIX Protocol
8 37 (10.88%) JSP
9 30 (8.82%) JSON
10 29 (8.53%) AngularJS
10 29 (8.53%) HTML
11 27 (7.94%) Node.js
12 22 (6.47%) Backbone.js
12 22 (6.47%) Struts
12 22 (6.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (5.88%) Ajax
13 20 (5.88%) Java EE
14 17 (5.00%) JPA
14 17 (5.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 83 (24.41%) Data Structures
2 58 (17.06%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (8.82%) Equities
4 28 (8.24%) Virtual Team
5 21 (6.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (4.12%) Fixed Income
7 10 (2.94%) Derivative
8 9 (2.65%) User Experience
9 7 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.18%) Reference Data
11 4 (1.18%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.88%) Social Network
13 1 (0.29%) Equity Derivative
13 1 (0.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 88 (25.88%) Unix
2 87 (25.59%) Linux
3 17 (5.00%) Windows
4 5 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (39.71%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (32.94%) Test Automation
3 104 (30.59%) OO
4 72 (21.18%) Functional Programming
4 72 (21.18%) Low Latency
5 63 (18.53%) Multithreading
6 43 (12.65%) TDD
7 42 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (11.47%) MVC
9 29 (8.53%) Electronic Trading
10 26 (7.65%) Mentoring
11 23 (6.76%) Market Making
11 23 (6.76%) OOA/OOD
12 22 (6.47%) Data Modelling
12 22 (6.47%) OOP
13 21 (6.18%) Performance Improvement
14 20 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
15 17 (5.00%) Functional Testing
15 17 (5.00%) Unit Testing
15 17 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 196 (57.65%) Java
2 70 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 68 (20.00%) SQL
4 51 (15.00%) C++
5 34 (10.00%) C#
6 17 (5.00%) Perl
6 17 (5.00%) TypeScript
7 10 (2.94%) C
8 9 (2.65%) Ruby
9 8 (2.35%) Python
10 6 (1.76%) R
10 6 (1.76%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.18%) C++/CLI
11 4 (1.18%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.88%) Korn
13 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (9.12%) Degree
2 9 (2.65%) ISEB
2 9 (2.65%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.41%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (3.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.88%) Docker
3 1 (0.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) SCOM
2 1 (0.29%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 49 (14.41%) Oracle
2 14 (4.12%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.65%) HP
4 8 (2.35%) Sybase
5 7 (2.06%) TIBCO
6 6 (1.76%) Ab Initio
7 5 (1.47%) Reuters
8 4 (1.18%) Bloomberg
8 4 (1.18%) CA Agile Central
8 4 (1.18%) Fidessa
8 4 (1.18%) Google
8 4 (1.18%) Perforce
9 2 (0.59%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.59%) Sencha
9 2 (0.59%) Siebel
9 2 (0.59%) Talend
10 1 (0.29%) Alteryx
10 1 (0.29%) Citrix
10 1 (0.29%) Lotus
10 1 (0.29%) SAP