The table below looks at the statistics for Degree in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Degree over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 20 8 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +18
Contract jobs citing Degree 2 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.77% 10.94% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 60.87% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 1
Average daily rate
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- £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £25.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -17.74%
Degree
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.73% 17.97% 14.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 12
Average daily rate £350 £130 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £20.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-0.45% -9.09%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Degree Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Degree
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Degree Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Degree
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Degree Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Degree
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
County Antrim -9 2 - - 3
County Londonderry - - - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Psychology
1 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (50.00%) Psychology
1 1 (50.00%) Human Factors
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco