The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 11 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 12.50% 2.56% 3.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 41.94% 13.33% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
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£413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+32.37% -24.00%
Degree
Northern Ireland

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

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 29.81% 19.23% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 6
Average daily rate £250 £218 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.94% -42.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £393 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 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 County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Degree across the County Antrim region.

Degree Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Degree
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Degree across the County Antrim region.

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Degree
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +5 13 £413 +10.00% 8
Degree
Northern Ireland

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (47.83%) Finance
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 10 (43.48%) OO
3 9 (39.13%) Java
3 9 (39.13%) Equities
3 9 (39.13%) Java EE
3 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (39.13%) People Management
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
4 8 (34.78%) WebLogic
4 8 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (34.78%) Fixed Income
4 8 (34.78%) Banking
4 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (34.78%) Derivative
4 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
4 8 (34.78%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (30.43%) FpML
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
6 6 (26.09%) Middleware
6 6 (26.09%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) XML
8 4 (17.39%) VB
8 4 (17.39%) HND
8 4 (17.39%) Exstream
8 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) Reference Data
10 2 (8.70%) Windows

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 (34.78%) WebLogic
1 8 (34.78%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.70%) KDB
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Project Manager
3 5 (21.74%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Junior
4 4 (17.39%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Java Team Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Java EE
2 8 (34.78%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (30.43%) FpML
4 6 (26.09%) Middleware
5 5 (21.74%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) HTML
6 1 (4.35%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Equities
1 9 (39.13%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (34.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (34.78%) Fixed Income
2 8 (34.78%) Derivative
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (13.04%) Reference Data
5 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows
3 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) OO
2 9 (39.13%) People Management
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Content Management
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.35%) Change Control
5 1 (4.35%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 9 (39.13%) Java
3 4 (17.39%) VB
4 2 (8.70%) Python
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Reuters
2 1 (4.35%) Bloomberg
2 1 (4.35%) Actimize
2 1 (4.35%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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