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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Degree 9 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 8.11% 3.66% 7.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 42.86% 16.67% 52.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 6
Average daily rate
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£145 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £400 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.50% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.72 £27.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -15.38%
Degree
UK

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
21 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.92% 21.95% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 6
Average daily rate £143 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.46% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £143 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.16 - £9.45
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.96 - £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 - £10.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 +2 9 £145 -63.75% 4
County Tyrone - - - -
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Equities
3 11 (44.00%) Fixed Income
4 10 (40.00%) Banking
4 10 (40.00%) SQL
4 10 (40.00%) OO
5 9 (36.00%) Java
5 9 (36.00%) Project Management
5 9 (36.00%) Java EE
5 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (36.00%) People Management
6 8 (32.00%) Derivative
6 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (32.00%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
7 7 (28.00%) FpML
7 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
8 6 (24.00%) Investment Banking
8 6 (24.00%) Middleware
9 5 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (16.00%) Exstream
10 4 (16.00%) HND
10 4 (16.00%) VB
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.00%) HP
11 3 (12.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) MS Excel

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (32.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (8.00%) KDB
3 1 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) Banking
3 6 (24.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Project Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Lead Java Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (36.00%) Java EE
2 8 (32.00%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (28.00%) FpML
4 6 (24.00%) Middleware
5 5 (20.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) HTML
6 1 (4.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Equities
2 11 (44.00%) Fixed Income
3 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (32.00%) Derivative
4 8 (32.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (28.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (12.00%) Reference Data
7 2 (8.00%) Algorithms
8 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) OO
2 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) People Management
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (8.00%) Change Management
4 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) SOA
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) E-Discovery
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) VB
4 2 (8.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) HND
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Reuters
3 1 (4.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) Actimize