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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 15 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 4 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.06% 1.12% 10.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.22% 11.11% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 9
Average daily rate
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£175 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.55 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.83%
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
18 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.27% 10.11% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 14
Average daily rate £513 £340 £130
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.73% +161.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -9.52%

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 5 August 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 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Equities
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) WSDL
3 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) PowerPivot
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Power View
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) Core Animation
1 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Equities
1 4 (66.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Animation
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) FMCG
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Problem Management
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper