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 27 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 18 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 0 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.13% - 14.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% - 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 28
Average daily rate
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£375 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-5.79% +72.50%
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
15 3 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 15.96% 3.16% 19.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 34
Average daily rate £475 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.42% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £215 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.10%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree.

1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Exstream
2 4 (40.00%) HND
2 4 (40.00%) VB
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (30.00%) Equities
3 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (10.00%) Animation
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (10.00%) FMCG
5 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Degree also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Degree. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) PerformancePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) WSDL
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa
2 1 (10.00%) JSON
2 1 (10.00%) RESTful
2 1 (10.00%) Core Animation
2 1 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (30.00%) Equities
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) FMCG
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (10.00%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) E-Discovery
3 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Tableau