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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 9
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11  
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 14 2 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.25% 1.67% 13.68%
As % of the General category 10.00% 4.08% 30.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 14
Median daily rate £425 £185 £176
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +129.72% +4.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £123 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £247 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +1.76% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 140 49 53
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 62.50% 40.83% 45.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 26 30
Median daily rate £413 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 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
County Antrim -7 13 £425 +129.72% 1
Investment Banking
UK

Investment Banking
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) Unix
6 6 (27.27%) QA
6 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
7 5 (22.73%) Client Onboarding
7 5 (22.73%) Front Office
8 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
8 4 (18.18%) NYFIX
8 4 (18.18%) Fidessa
8 4 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (18.18%) FIX Connectivity
9 3 (13.64%) Market Making
9 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (13.64%) KDB
9 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
9 3 (13.64%) Equities
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) OOP
9 3 (13.64%) C++
9 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (9.09%) C#
10 2 (9.09%) Oracle

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 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) KDB
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (4.55%) MS Access
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) RESTful
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) WF
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Equity Derivative
2 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (13.64%) Equities
4 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
5 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
5 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 5 (22.73%) Client Onboarding
3 5 (22.73%) Defect Management
4 3 (13.64%) Market Making
4 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
4 3 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (13.64%) OOP
5 2 (9.09%) Data Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Data Mapping
6 1 (4.55%) Memory Management
6 1 (4.55%) Metaprogramming
6 1 (4.55%) Parallel Processing
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (13.64%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Korn
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Virtual Desktop
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.55%) XenApp
1 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Bloomberg
1 4 (18.18%) Fidessa
1 4 (18.18%) NYFIX
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.55%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Sun
3 1 (4.55%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Wyse
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