The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Investment Banking
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 12 12
Rank change year-on-year -10 0  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 48 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 14.50% 7.06% 12.05%
As % of the General category 19.43% 19.35% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 5 9
Median daily rate £413 £125 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +230.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £87 £81 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £435 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -2.94% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 - -

Investment Banking 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 247 31 44
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 74.62% 36.47% 53.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 19 27
Median daily rate £413 £315 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in County Antrim

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in County Antrim

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in County Antrim over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in County Antrim

Investment Banking
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 Investment Banking within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 -9 48 £413 +230.00%
Investment Banking
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking 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 Investment Banking.

1 61 (100.00%) Banking
2 42 (68.85%) Finance
3 33 (54.10%) Java
4 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (49.18%) OO
6 28 (45.90%) Functional Programming
6 28 (45.90%) Data Structures
7 27 (44.26%) Test Automation
8 16 (26.23%) Unix
9 11 (18.03%) Bloomberg
10 10 (16.39%) SQL
11 9 (14.75%) Linux
11 9 (14.75%) Equities
12 8 (13.11%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (13.11%) Client Onboarding
13 7 (11.48%) Degree
13 7 (11.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (11.48%) C++
14 6 (9.84%) Windows
14 6 (9.84%) Reuters
14 6 (9.84%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (8.20%) FIX Connectivity
15 5 (8.20%) NYFIX
15 5 (8.20%) Front Office
15 5 (8.20%) Fidessa
15 5 (8.20%) HP
16 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
16 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
16 4 (6.56%) Oracle

Investment Banking
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 1 (1.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) FIX Connectivity
2 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) KDB
1 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.28%) DB2
2 2 (3.28%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.64%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Artifactory
1 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.28%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.64%) Selenium
General
1 61 (100.00%) Banking
2 42 (68.85%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Front Office
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 37 (60.66%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) Java Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Agile Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Agile Java Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Senior Agile Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Senior Agile Java Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Senior Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
3 27 (44.26%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) C++ Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript Engineer
6 2 (3.28%) Junior C++ Developer
6 2 (3.28%) Market Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Market Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) STL
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.64%) ADO.NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (1.64%) REST
3 1 (1.64%) RESTful
3 1 (1.64%) WCF
3 1 (1.64%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.64%) WF
3 1 (1.64%) WPF
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Data Structures
2 9 (14.75%) Equities
3 7 (11.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.84%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (6.56%) iPad
6 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.28%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.64%) Derivative
8 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.64%) SWIFT
8 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Unix
2 9 (14.75%) Linux
3 6 (9.84%) Windows
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
4 4 (6.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.82%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (49.18%) OO
3 28 (45.90%) Functional Programming
4 27 (44.26%) Test Automation
5 8 (13.11%) Client Onboarding
6 4 (6.56%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.92%) Analytics
7 3 (4.92%) Low Latency
7 3 (4.92%) SDLC
7 3 (4.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.28%) DevOps
8 2 (3.28%) ETL
8 2 (3.28%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.28%) KYC
8 2 (3.28%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.28%) Market Making
8 2 (3.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.28%) OOP
8 2 (3.28%) Risk Analytics
8 2 (3.28%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 10 (16.39%) SQL
3 7 (11.48%) C++
4 4 (6.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (4.92%) C#
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.64%) Korn
7 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Docker
1 1 (1.64%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.64%) XenApp
1 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Bloomberg
2 6 (9.84%) Reuters
3 5 (8.20%) Fidessa
3 5 (8.20%) HP
3 5 (8.20%) NYFIX
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix
6 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.64%) Sun
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase
6 1 (1.64%) VMware
6 1 (1.64%) Wyse