Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 23 29
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 8 44 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.11% 8.64% 5.93%
As % of the General category 4.57% 16.86% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 40 22
Northern Ireland median daily rate £330 £440 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +48.90% +7.45%
10th Percentile £248 £155 £123
90th Percentile £375 £475 £461
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £575
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £70.00
% change year-on-year - -78.57% +250.00%

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 175 261 203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.05% 51.28% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 208 175
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £430 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.88% +14.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £291 £261 £255
90th Percentile £460 £560 £563
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +11.54% -51.40%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £37.50 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.06 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +0.23% -9.09%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019. 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 -12 8 £330 -25.00%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Investment Banking 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Investment Banking.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (25.00%) HP ALM
5 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (12.50%) Post-Production

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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (12.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Product Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) HR Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Report Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
2 2 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) HOOD
3 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
3 1 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (12.50%) Post-Production
3 1 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Cognos
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft