Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 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
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 16 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 +19 -14
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 6 27 12
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.23% 8.18% 3.29%
As % of the General category 9.84% 19.85% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 23 11
Median daily rate £430 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +21.43% -20.45%
10th Percentile £314 £143 £289
90th Percentile £457 £585 £394
UK median daily rate £600 £580 £600
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £44.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -48.86% +193.33% -

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 61 136 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 42.96% 41.21% 49.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 96 107
Median daily rate £431 £407 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% +5.03% -8.82%
10th Percentile £290 £163 £308
90th Percentile £483 £588 £460
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.92 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -7.20% -6.25%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.46 £9.34
90th Percentile £20.41 £18.28 £41.90
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.04
% change year-on-year +25.00% -0.19% -4.58%

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 15 January 2021.

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 15 January 2021. 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 -9 6 £430 +1.18% 3
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 3 (50.00%) JSON
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Java 8
4 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) Microservices
4 2 (33.33%) Material Design
4 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 2 (33.33%) MSTest
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) Mocha
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing

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 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (16.67%) HBase
1 1 (16.67%) Impala
1 1 (16.67%) KDB
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 2 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (33.33%) Mocha
2 2 (33.33%) MSTest
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
4 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) JSON
1 3 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) CSS3
2 2 (33.33%) DHTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) HTML5
2 2 (33.33%) Material Design
2 2 (33.33%) Spring Boot
2 2 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Batch
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Integration
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Microservices
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Web Design
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Java 8
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Splunk