Period
to 21 September 2018

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 2018 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 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 21 21
Rank change year-on-year -5 0 -9
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 23 103 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.99% 15.73% 5.39%
As % of the General category 12.50% 21.64% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 97 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £363 £413 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% +82.32% -17.73%
10th Percentile £257 £176 £77
90th Percentile £447 £466 £429
UK median daily rate £600 £560 £550
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year - -19.79% -53.25%

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 184 476 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.92% 72.67% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 425 65
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £255 £325 £163
90th Percentile £500 £513 £460
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.00 £13.69
90th Percentile £45.25 £20.09 £33.63
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £23.59
% change year-on-year -7.69% +10.22% -0.67%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 -6 23 £363 -12.12% 1
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
5 9 (39.13%) Project Management
6 8 (34.78%) Front Office
7 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
7 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (21.74%) Back Office
9 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
9 5 (21.74%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
10 4 (17.39%) Java
11 3 (13.04%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Oracle
11 3 (13.04%) Unix
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
11 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
12 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
12 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (8.70%) SDLC
12 2 (8.70%) Spring
12 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (8.70%) Derivative

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 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.70%) QlikView
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) DB2 UDB
2 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Spark SQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.70%) JIRA
1 2 (8.70%) JUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Bower
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.35%) Maven
2 1 (4.35%) Selenium
2 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (60.87%) Finance
3 8 (34.78%) Front Office
4 5 (21.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Banking Business Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Manager
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Data Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Product Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Product Business Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (8.70%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (8.70%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
2 1 (4.35%) CSS
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) iBATIS
2 1 (4.35%) J2EE
2 1 (4.35%) JSON
2 1 (4.35%) JSP
2 1 (4.35%) Kafka
2 1 (4.35%) REST
2 1 (4.35%) RESTful
2 1 (4.35%) Spring Batch
2 1 (4.35%) Spring Integration
2 1 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Derivative
3 2 (8.70%) Equities
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Problem-Solving
2 10 (43.48%) Business Analysis
3 9 (39.13%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Test Strategy
5 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (21.74%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
7 3 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (8.70%) ETL
8 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
8 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 2 (8.70%) Statistics
8 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
9 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) C++
3 1 (4.35%) Java 8
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 2 (8.70%) Bloomberg
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) Cognos
2 2 (8.70%) Reuters
3 1 (4.35%) Ab Initio
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Sun
3 1 (4.35%) Talend
3 1 (4.35%) TIBCO