The first table below looks at the demand for the Graduate role 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 Graduate in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Graduate
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Graduate 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £105 £125 £100
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.50 £20.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-52.50% +37.93%
Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
89 106 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 87.25% 90.60% 85.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 49 69
Average daily rate £325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.87% -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Graduate in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Graduate Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Graduate
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Graduate Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Graduate
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 Graduate within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 - - - - 1
County Londonderry - - - - 1
Graduate
UK

Graduate
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking

Graduate
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Graduate in their job title 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 with Graduate in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Intranet
General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft