Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 38 23
Rank change year-on-year +12 -15 +5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 14 8 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.52% 2.19% 8.68%
As % of the General category 11.97% 4.21% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 40
Northern Ireland median daily rate £419 £330 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.89% -25.00% +63.57%
10th Percentile £120 £248 £155
90th Percentile £538 £375 £475
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £575
% change year-on-year +4.35% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +193.33% - -75.00%

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 117 190 270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.74% 51.91% 53.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 98 213
Northern Ireland median daily rate £375 £388 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -9.88% +15.28%
10th Percentile £156 £299 £263
90th Percentile £541 £464 £560
UK median daily rate £475 £480 £468
% change year-on-year -1.04% +2.67% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 14
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.67 £17.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.72% +20.34% +13.46%
10th Percentile £13.06 £9.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.93 £57.50 £36.75
UK median hourly rate £22.32 £22.00 £21.90
% change year-on-year +1.43% +0.46% +4.29%

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 17 February 2020.

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 17 February 2020. 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 +15 14 £419 +26.89% 1
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Microservices
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) Front Office
6 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Statistics
7 1 (7.14%) Java EE
7 1 (7.14%) JSON
7 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
7 1 (7.14%) ION MarketView
7 1 (7.14%) Mockito
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (7.14%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) JAXB
7 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.14%) Citrix
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ION MarketView
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JUnit
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
1 1 (7.14%) Mockito
General
1 14 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
1 6 (42.86%) Java Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Banking Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) FX Business Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Graduate
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Pricing Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Java EE
1 1 (7.14%) JAXB
1 1 (7.14%) JSON
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
3 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Microservices
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
2 3 (21.43%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Bloomberg
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Reuters