The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Applications Support featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Support
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Support 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.33% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £272 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £305 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.25 £18.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+40.27% -4.00%
Applications Support
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
82 95 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 95.35% 96.94% 89.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 27
Median daily rate £350 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Applications Support
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Applications Support in the job title.

Applications Support Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Applications Support
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Support across the Belfast region.

Applications Support Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Applications Support Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, Applications Support contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring Applications Support in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) IIS

Applications Support Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) BMC
1 1 (50.00%) Remedy