The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Degree
Rank 9 17 10
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Degree 19 2 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.75% 3.08% 15.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.22% 18.18% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 16
Median daily rate £385 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £425 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-23.71% +30.00%
Degree
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
45 11 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 30.20% 16.92% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 24
Median daily rate £330 £425 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.35% +70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £425 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £390 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.51% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 5
Median hourly rate £12.34 £16.51 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.25% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.25 £14.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £17.77 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £18.27
% change year-on-year
- +50.56%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Belfast region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Degree.

1 15 (51.72%) SQL
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
2 13 (44.83%) BDD
2 13 (44.83%) Java
2 13 (44.83%) OOD
3 12 (41.38%) C#
4 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
4 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
5 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (34.48%) Mathematics
5 10 (34.48%) Information Security
5 10 (34.48%) C++
5 10 (34.48%) Python
5 10 (34.48%) Front Office
6 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 8 (27.59%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (24.14%) Banking
8 7 (24.14%) Linux
9 5 (17.24%) Project Management
9 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
10 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
10 4 (13.79%) AIX
10 4 (13.79%) Solaris
10 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
10 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
10 4 (13.79%) SharePoint

Degree
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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
1 4 (13.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 4 (13.79%) MS Project
1 4 (13.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.90%) Acrobat
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) DHCP
1 2 (6.90%) DNS
1 2 (6.90%) Internet
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) VPN
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) WebEx
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
1 2 (6.90%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (34.48%) Front Office
2 9 (31.03%) Finance
3 7 (24.14%) Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) Java Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Senior Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Lead Developer
4 8 (27.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (20.69%) Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
6 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support
7 2 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.90%) jQuery
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mathematics
2 8 (27.59%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Derivative
3 2 (6.90%) Equities
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) AIX
3 4 (13.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Solaris
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
4 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) BDD
2 13 (44.83%) OOD
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) Multithreading
4 10 (34.48%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (34.48%) Information Security
4 10 (34.48%) Integration Testing
5 5 (17.24%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Data Validation
6 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
6 4 (13.79%) Process Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Validation
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 2 (6.90%) ITSM
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 12 (41.38%) C#
4 10 (34.48%) C++
4 10 (34.48%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) HND
1 2 (6.90%) MAPM
1 2 (6.90%) MCP
1 2 (6.90%) MCSE
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.90%) PMI Certification
1 2 (6.90%) PMP
1 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco
3 2 (6.90%) Civica
3 2 (6.90%) Dell
3 2 (6.90%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.45%) Altiris
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) CommVault
4 1 (3.45%) Compuware