Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 20 24
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 -12
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 26 78 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 5.80% 13.40% 3.73%
As % of the General category 11.50% 18.75% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 74 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £413 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +157.81% -8.57%
10th Percentile £154 £166 £80
90th Percentile £451 £461 £475
UK median daily rate £600 £575 £550
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.75 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year -19.23% +4.28% -41.56%

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 226 416 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 50.45% 71.48% 37.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 387 53
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +32.63%
10th Percentile £254 £297 £163
90th Percentile £525 £505 £461
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.88 £14.50 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.31% +0.87% -
10th Percentile £11.12 £12.45 £13.25
90th Percentile £16.98 £20.24 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -13 25 £388 -6.06% 4
County Londonderry - 1 £638 -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 26 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Front Office
4 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
6 8 (30.77%) Project Management
6 8 (30.77%) Java
6 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
8 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
8 6 (23.08%) Spring
9 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
9 5 (19.23%) Unix
10 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
10 4 (15.38%) Oracle
10 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
10 4 (15.38%) Back Office
10 4 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
11 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (11.54%) Reuters
11 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
11 3 (11.54%) DHCP
11 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP

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 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.85%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) DHCP
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.85%) DB2
1 1 (3.85%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.85%) QlikView
1 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.85%) Bower
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SonarQube
General
1 26 (100.00%) Banking
2 17 (65.38%) Finance
3 12 (46.15%) Front Office
4 4 (15.38%) Back Office
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (3.85%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Developer
3 7 (26.92%) Java Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Business Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Front Office Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 3 (11.54%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Manager
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Derivatives Business Analyst
9 1 (3.85%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) Spring
2 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
3 2 (7.69%) .NET
3 2 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
4 1 (3.85%) CSS
4 1 (3.85%) iBATIS
4 1 (3.85%) J2EE
4 1 (3.85%) JSON
4 1 (3.85%) JSP
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) RESTful
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Batch
4 1 (3.85%) Spring Integration
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) Equities
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
2 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (34.62%) Business Analysis
3 8 (30.77%) Project Management
4 7 (26.92%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
5 6 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
7 3 (11.54%) Statistics
7 3 (11.54%) Wealth Management
8 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
8 2 (7.69%) MVC
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) C++
3 1 (3.85%) Java 8
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Bloomberg
2 3 (11.54%) Citrix
2 3 (11.54%) Reuters
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.85%) IBM
4 1 (3.85%) Sun
4 1 (3.85%) TIBCO