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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Degree
Rank 22 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -9
Contract jobs citing Degree 3 6 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.65% 5.22% 14.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 42.86% 75.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £188 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.70 £32.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-0.93% +60.00%
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 14 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 18.58% 12.17% 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 45
Average daily rate £475 £189 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+151.65% -37.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £115 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%

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
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 24 April 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 -4 3 £375 +100.00% 10
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (46.15%) HND
3 5 (38.46%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Equities
4 4 (30.77%) Exstream
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
5 3 (23.08%) HP
5 3 (23.08%) Project Management
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
5 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
6 2 (15.38%) KDB
6 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) SAP R/3
6 2 (15.38%) SAP Certification
6 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
6 2 (15.38%) Change Management
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) EDI
6 2 (15.38%) ERP
6 2 (15.38%) SAP
7 1 (7.69%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) Web Services
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
1 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Exstream
2 2 (15.38%) SAP R/3
3 1 (7.69%) SAP SD
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (7.69%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (7.69%) SAP CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) KDB
1 2 (15.38%) SAP BW
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Front Office
3 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) EDI
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WSDL
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.69%) Cocoa
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Core Animation
3 1 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Equities
3 3 (23.08%) Fixed Income
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.69%) Animation
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Project Management
1 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
1 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.69%) Content Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) E-Discovery
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) VB
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) HND
2 2 (15.38%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GAAP
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Tableau