The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Enterprise Software in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Enterprise Software over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Enterprise Application Software
Rank 15 19 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Enterprise Software 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 9.20% 4.65% 5.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 38.10% 8.00% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate £275 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.21 £21.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+124.78% -34.37%
Enterprise Software
County Antrim

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

Miscellaneous Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 50 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.14% 58.14% 38.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 26 6
Average daily rate £275 £143 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.98% -56.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £83 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £340 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Enterprise Software
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Enterprise Software across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Enterprise Software Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Enterprise Software
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Enterprise Software Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Enterprise Software
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Enterprise Software 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 Enterprise Software.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
2 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Data Validation
2 7 (87.50%) Banking
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBScript
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (12.50%) DB2

Enterprise Software
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Enterprise Software 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 Enterprise Software. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 7 (87.50%) Banking
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (62.50%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Testing Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 8 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Data Validation
2 7 (87.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Validation
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (25.00%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) Java
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA