Period
to 20 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 29 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -12
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 44 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.64% 5.93% 5.00%
As % of the General category 16.86% 11.33% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 9
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 £296 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.90% +7.45% +86.44%
10th Percentile £155 £123 £96
90th Percentile £475 £461 £360
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £70.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -78.57% +250.00% -20.00%

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 261 203 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.28% 52.32% 42.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 175 51
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.67% +20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £261 £255 £103
90th Percentile £560 £563 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £427
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.32% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £26.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -51.40% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £15.48
90th Percentile £37.50 £43.45 £37.43
UK median hourly rate £25.06 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +0.23% -9.09% +20.35%

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 February 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 February 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 +5 43 £440 +63.57%
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 44 (100.00%) Banking
2 32 (72.73%) Finance
3 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (50.00%) Java
5 20 (45.45%) Test Automation
5 20 (45.45%) Data Structures
6 19 (43.18%) OO
7 18 (40.91%) Functional Programming
8 12 (27.27%) Unix
9 11 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (22.73%) Low Latency
10 10 (22.73%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (22.73%) Front Office
11 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
11 9 (20.45%) Linux
11 9 (20.45%) OOP
11 9 (20.45%) C++
12 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (18.18%) Virtual Team
12 8 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
12 8 (18.18%) Market Making
13 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.36%) PMO
14 5 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
15 4 (9.09%) Windows
15 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
15 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (9.09%) Project Management

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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
1 1 (2.27%) QlikView
1 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 44 (100.00%) Banking
2 32 (72.73%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 26 (59.09%) Senior Developer
3 21 (47.73%) Java Developer
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Developer
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Java Developer
4 18 (40.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (38.64%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 17 (38.64%) Senior Agile Developer
5 17 (38.64%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 17 (38.64%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 9 (20.45%) C++ Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
7 8 (18.18%) Senior C++ Developer
8 7 (15.91%) Analyst
9 5 (11.36%) PMO Analyst
10 3 (6.82%) Banking Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
11 2 (4.55%) Financial Analyst
12 1 (2.27%) C++/C# Developer
12 1 (2.27%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (4.55%) Hibernate
2 2 (4.55%) JSON
2 2 (4.55%) REST
2 2 (4.55%) Spring
2 2 (4.55%) WebSockets
2 2 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Data Structures
2 8 (18.18%) Virtual Team
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.09%) Equities
4 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (6.82%) Derivative
5 3 (6.82%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Unix
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 19 (43.18%) OO
4 18 (40.91%) Functional Programming
5 10 (22.73%) Electronic Trading
5 10 (22.73%) Low Latency
6 9 (20.45%) Multithreading
6 9 (20.45%) OOP
7 8 (18.18%) Market Making
7 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (9.09%) Project Management
8 4 (9.09%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.82%) Data Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) SDLC
10 2 (4.55%) Microservices
10 2 (4.55%) Scorecard
10 2 (4.55%) Scrum
10 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.55%) Statistics
10 2 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (20.45%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
1 3 (6.82%) HP
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.82%) Reuters
2 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
2 1 (2.27%) Cognos
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) TIBCO