Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 18 28
Rank change year-on-year -16 +10 -11
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 16 100 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.09% 15.92% 4.35%
As % of the General category 8.70% 23.58% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 96 12
Northern Ireland median daily rate £330 £425 £226
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +87.85% -17.73%
10th Percentile £263 £316 £77
90th Percentile £428 £468 £348
UK median daily rate £600 £573 £550
% change year-on-year +4.80% +4.09% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year +6.67% -5.36% -55.97%

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 184 424 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.06% 67.52% 44.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 367 100
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +14.58% +15.20%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £163
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +25.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.63 £28.75 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.00% -

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 November 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 20 November 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 -14 16 £330 -22.35% 2
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (31.25%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Front Office
4 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (25.00%) JIRA
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) Back Office
6 3 (18.75%) Selenium
6 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
6 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) Equities
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
7 2 (12.50%) Git (software)

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 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
1 1 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
1 1 (6.25%) Spark SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) TestComplete
4 1 (6.25%) Bitbucket
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (100.00%) Banking
2 11 (68.75%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Front Office
4 3 (18.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Business Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Banking Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Excel Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Product Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Product Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Operations Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Report Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Talend Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (6.25%) Kafka
1 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (18.75%) Fixed Income
4 2 (12.50%) Equities
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
1 5 (31.25%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
1 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
2 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (18.75%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (18.75%) Scenario Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Issue Tracking
4 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) HOOD
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Cognos
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Talend