Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 28 27
Rank change year-on-year -11 -1 -16
Contract jobs citing Investment Banking 22 42 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.92% 8.32% 1.98%
As % of the General category 9.73% 12.92% 5.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 38 4
Northern Ireland median daily rate £395 £360 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +94.59% +23.33%
10th Percentile £146 £79 £96
90th Percentile £513 £464 £474
UK median daily rate £575 £575 £550
% change year-on-year - +4.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £23.92 £100.00
% change year-on-year -37.30% -76.08% +473.07%

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 226 325 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 50.56% 64.36% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 298 39
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +30.95% +70.27%
10th Percentile £307 £259 £155
90th Percentile £559 £554 £455
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 4
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.58 £11.40 £13.25
90th Percentile £35.75 £18.87 £32.35
UK median hourly rate £26.22 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +4.86% -9.09% +22.22%

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 May 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 May 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 -9 21 £393 +12.14% 1
County Londonderry - 1 £638 -
Investment Banking
UK

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Front Office
3 9 (40.91%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (27.27%) Spring
5 6 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (27.27%) Low Latency
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
6 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
6 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
8 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
8 3 (13.64%) ION MarketView
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) Derivative
8 3 (13.64%) Statistics
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 3 (13.64%) Citrix
8 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (13.64%) Reuters
8 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg

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 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.55%) DB2
1 1 (4.55%) DB2 UDB
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
1 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) Bower
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Grunt
2 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 22 (100.00%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) Front Office
4 2 (9.09%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Legal
5 1 (4.55%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Developer
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) C# Programmer
7 1 (4.55%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) Spring
2 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (4.55%) iBATIS
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Batch
4 1 (4.55%) Spring Integration
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (4.55%) WPF
4 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Derivative
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Equities
4 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
2 6 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 4 (18.18%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
5 3 (13.64%) Statistics
5 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Functional Programming
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) Java 8
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Bloomberg
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
2 3 (13.64%) Reuters
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Sun
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO