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 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 12 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.38% 1.54% 3.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.83% 7.69% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Average daily rate
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£413 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £23.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.60%
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
29 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.62% 20.00% 13.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
Average daily rate £250 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.90
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.58%

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
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 December 2014.

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 December 2014, 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 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) OO
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Equities
3 9 (40.91%) Java EE
3 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (40.91%) People Management
4 8 (36.36%) Derivative
4 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
4 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
4 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (31.82%) FpML
5 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) Middleware
7 5 (22.73%) XML
8 4 (18.18%) Exstream
8 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
8 4 (18.18%) HND
8 4 (18.18%) VB
9 3 (13.64%) Linux
9 3 (13.64%) HP
9 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
10 2 (9.09%) Algorithms

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 8 (36.36%) WebLogic
1 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) KDB
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
3 4 (18.18%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Junior Project Manager
4 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Java EE
2 8 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (31.82%) FpML
4 6 (27.27%) Middleware
5 5 (22.73%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Equities
1 9 (40.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (36.36%) Fixed Income
2 8 (36.36%) Derivative
3 7 (31.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.64%) Reference Data
5 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) OO
2 9 (40.91%) People Management
3 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
2 1 (4.55%) Reuters
2 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.55%) Actimize
2 1 (4.55%) Tableau
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft