Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Investment Banking in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Investment Banking over the 6 months to 24 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.

Investment Banking
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 26 17
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -8
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 93 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.05% 4.30% 7.91%
As % of the General category 22.68% 9.70% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 12 11
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £226 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +87.85% -17.73% -8.33%
10th Percentile £318 £77 £96
90th Percentile £475 £348 £450
UK median daily rate £575 £550 £550
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.36% -55.97% +60.00%

Investment Banking 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 410 134 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 66.34% 44.37% 51.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 103 54
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% +15.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £303 £163 £101
90th Percentile £524 £475 £525
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% -
10th Percentile £9.65 £12.50 £12.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £43.45 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £25.12 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +0.47% - +13.64%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Investment Banking in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Investment Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Investment Banking in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 24 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
County Antrim +9 92 £425 +87.85%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 93 (100.00%) Banking
2 78 (83.87%) Finance
3 68 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (72.04%) Java
5 64 (68.82%) OO
5 64 (68.82%) Test Automation
5 64 (68.82%) Data Structures
6 62 (66.67%) Functional Programming
7 15 (16.13%) Unix
8 11 (11.83%) Linux
8 11 (11.83%) Degree
9 10 (10.75%) FIX Protocol
10 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 9 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (9.68%) Low Latency
10 9 (9.68%) OOP
10 9 (9.68%) C++
10 9 (9.68%) Front Office
10 9 (9.68%) Virtual Team
11 8 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (8.60%) OOA/OOD
11 8 (8.60%) Market Making
12 6 (6.45%) SQL
12 6 (6.45%) Equities
12 6 (6.45%) Project Management
13 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
13 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
13 5 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Investment Banking
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (5.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.23%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.08%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.08%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) DB2
1 3 (3.23%) RDBMS
1 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.08%) QlikView
2 1 (1.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 93 (100.00%) Banking
2 78 (83.87%) Finance
3 9 (9.68%) Front Office
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 74 (79.57%) Developer
2 69 (74.19%) Senior Developer
3 64 (68.82%) Java Developer
4 62 (66.67%) Agile Developer
4 62 (66.67%) Agile Java Developer
5 61 (65.59%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 61 (65.59%) Senior Agile Developer
5 61 (65.59%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 61 (65.59%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 61 (65.59%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 9 (9.68%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 8 (8.60%) Senior C++ Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Banking Analyst
9 4 (4.30%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Excel Analyst
10 2 (2.15%) Financial Analyst
11 1 (1.08%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.75%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (3.23%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) JSON
3 2 (2.15%) REST
3 2 (2.15%) WebSockets
4 1 (1.08%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.08%) Node.js
4 1 (1.08%) Spring
4 1 (1.08%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 64 (68.82%) Data Structures
2 9 (9.68%) Virtual Team
3 8 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) Equities
5 5 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.23%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.23%) iPad
7 2 (2.15%) Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.08%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.08%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.13%) Unix
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (73.12%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (68.82%) OO
2 64 (68.82%) Test Automation
3 62 (66.67%) Functional Programming
4 9 (9.68%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (9.68%) Low Latency
4 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
4 9 (9.68%) OOP
5 8 (8.60%) Market Making
5 8 (8.60%) OOA/OOD
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 3 (3.23%) Client Onboarding
7 3 (3.23%) Data Analysis
7 3 (3.23%) ETL
7 3 (3.23%) SDLC
7 3 (3.23%) Waterfall
8 2 (2.15%) Analytics
8 2 (2.15%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (2.15%) KYC
8 2 (2.15%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 67 (72.04%) Java
2 9 (9.68%) C++
3 6 (6.45%) SQL
4 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.23%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.15%) C#
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.08%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (11.83%) Degree
2 8 (8.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (4.30%) Bloomberg
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle
2 3 (3.23%) Ab Initio
2 3 (3.23%) HP
2 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.23%) Reuters
3 1 (1.08%) Cognos
3 1 (1.08%) Fidessa
3 1 (1.08%) NYFIX
3 1 (1.08%) TIBCO