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 February 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Degree
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 28 23 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing Degree 11 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.64% 0.85% 6.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 22.00% 5.26% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £360 - £145
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 - £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 - £194
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +36.76%

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
50 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.10% 16.24% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 5 9
Median daily rate £326 £450 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.55% +260.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £196
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +0.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.47 £40.00 £70.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.83% -43.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £40.00 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.84 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.73 £41.90 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.26% +86.22%

Degree
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Degree as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -9 8 £344 - 4
Degree
UK

Degree
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Degree also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Degree.

1 16 (53.33%) C++
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Front Office
2 15 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 14 (46.67%) BDD
3 14 (46.67%) TDD
3 14 (46.67%) Java
3 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 14 (46.67%) OOD
4 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
5 12 (40.00%) C#
5 12 (40.00%) Python
6 11 (36.67%) Information Security
6 11 (36.67%) Integration Testing
6 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
6 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (33.33%) Banking
8 8 (26.67%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (26.67%) Linux
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management
9 5 (16.67%) Equities
9 5 (16.67%) Validation
9 5 (16.67%) Data Validation
10 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
10 4 (13.33%) Market Making
10 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
10 4 (13.33%) OOP
10 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD

Degree
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (6.67%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
2 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
1 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (53.33%) Finance
2 15 (50.00%) Front Office
3 10 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Java Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Lead Developer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Change Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Change and Release Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.67%) jQuery
3 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (16.67%) Equities
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Derivative
5 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Unix
3 2 (6.67%) Windows
4 1 (3.33%) AIX
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 14 (46.67%) BDD
3 14 (46.67%) OOD
3 14 (46.67%) TDD
4 13 (43.33%) Mathematics
5 11 (36.67%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (36.67%) Information Security
5 11 (36.67%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) Validation
7 4 (13.33%) Low Latency
7 4 (13.33%) Market Making
7 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (13.33%) OOP
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) Service Management
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (53.33%) C++
2 14 (46.67%) Java
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) C#
3 12 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Avaya
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) VMware