The table below looks at the statistics for Internet skills 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 Internet over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet
Rank 14 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Internet 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.03% 6.14% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.33% 18.92% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -38.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.61 £15.25 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+28.59% +17.30%
Internet
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Communications & Networking Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
36 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.36% 32.46% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 3
Average daily rate £525 £215 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.18% -33.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

Internet
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Internet Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Internet Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Internet across the Northern Ireland region.

Internet Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Internet
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 Internet within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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 Londonderry - 2 - -
County Antrim +1 1 - - 3
Internet
UK

Internet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Internet 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 Internet.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) XHTML
4 1 (25.00%) OOD
4 1 (25.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Intel

Internet
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Internet 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 Internet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XHTML
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Intel
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