Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 6 26
Rank change year-on-year -15 +20 -5
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 10 63 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.38% 14.32% 5.99%
As % of the General category 13.89% 31.82% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 42 22
Median daily rate £223 £513 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.59% +41.38% -12.12%
10th Percentile £155 £172 £257
90th Percentile £499 £575 £447
UK median daily rate £625 £550 £600
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.67% +150.00% -

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 72 198 194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 38.71% 45.00% 50.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 119 136
Median daily rate £430 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% - +3.03%
10th Percentile £163 £200 £255
90th Percentile £490 £588 £505
UK median daily rate £500 £480 £475
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.67 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.66% +9.96% -2.13%
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +4.65% -4.44%

Investment Banking
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Investment Banking as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Investment Banking in Northern Ireland.

Daily rate trend for Investment Banking in Northern Ireland

Investment Banking
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Investment Banking in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 21 September 2020.

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 21 September 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 -17 9 £160 -68.78%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Front Office
4 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) People Management
5 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) ION MarketView
5 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (40.00%) Sun
5 4 (40.00%) Reuters
5 4 (40.00%) Bloomberg
5 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
5 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (20.00%) Java

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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) KDB
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (10.00%) HBase
2 1 (10.00%) Impala
2 1 (10.00%) Kdb+
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Front Office
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (40.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) KDB Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Spring
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Batch
1 1 (10.00%) Spring Integration
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (10.00%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Strategic Roadmap
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java 8
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Bloomberg
2 4 (40.00%) Reuters
2 4 (40.00%) Sun
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk