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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 29 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 8 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 3.54% 0.96% 8.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% 6.25% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Median daily rate £344 - £145
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 - £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 - £194
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +36.76%

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
46 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.35% 15.38% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 5 8
Median daily rate £326 £450 £124
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% +263.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £209
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +147.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
2 14 (51.85%) Java
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 14 (51.85%) OOD
2 14 (51.85%) BDD
3 13 (48.15%) C++
3 13 (48.15%) Mathematics
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) Front Office
4 12 (44.44%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) Python
4 12 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
5 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) Information Security
6 8 (29.63%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (25.93%) Banking
8 5 (18.52%) Validation
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
8 5 (18.52%) Linux
8 5 (18.52%) Data Validation
9 3 (11.11%) Equities
9 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) .NET
9 3 (11.11%) Service Management
9 3 (11.11%) Change Management

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 3 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Project
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) NoSQL
2 3 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
2 12 (44.44%) Front Office
3 7 (25.93%) Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Electronics
4 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Java Developer
3 11 (40.74%) Senior Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Lead Developer
4 8 (29.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Change Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Release Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Front Office C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Project Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (11.11%) Equities
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Derivative
4 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) BDD
2 14 (51.85%) OOD
2 14 (51.85%) TDD
3 13 (48.15%) Mathematics
4 12 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (40.74%) Information Security
5 11 (40.74%) Integration Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Data Validation
6 5 (18.52%) Project Management
6 5 (18.52%) Validation
7 3 (11.11%) Change Management
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 3 (11.11%) Service Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (7.41%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) C++
3 12 (44.44%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) Python
4 2 (7.41%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCNA
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Avaya
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) VMware