The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northern Ireland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Degree
Rank 15 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing Degree 6 41 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.22% 14.59% 2.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 78.85% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 36 1
Average daily rate £188 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £23.63 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -10.00%
Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 52 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.17% 18.51% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 44 4
Average daily rate £190 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.21% -5.00%
Degree
UK

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Degree across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Degree Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -7 6 £188 -37.50% 5
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
2 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
2 1 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
2 1 (14.29%) Minitab
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 3 (42.86%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) French Language
2 1 (14.29%) German Language
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Workflow
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
1 1 (14.29%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Minitab