Period
to 22 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Analytical Skills
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8 +8
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 33 72 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 8.51% 13.41% 7.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.34% 25.00% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 65 4
Belfast median daily rate £388 £420 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +50.00% -34.12%
10th Percentile £281 £355 £255
90th Percentile £460 £554 £326
County Antrim median daily rate £388 £420 £280
% change year-on-year -7.74% +50.00% -34.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Belfast median hourly rate - £14.56 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.60% -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.56 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +45.60% -

Analytical Skills is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 202 288 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 52.06% 53.63% 34.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 250 33
Belfast median daily rate £453 £413 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.70% +34.15% +53.75%
10th Percentile £260 £289 £80
90th Percentile £538 £466 £555
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £311
% change year-on-year +10.30% +32.53% +55.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 3
Belfast median hourly rate £35.00 £14.56 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% +2.18% -37.36%
10th Percentile £12.90 £14.56 £10.83
90th Percentile £40.00 £14.56 £16.48
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 £14.56 £14.25
% change year-on-year +155.84% +2.18% +5.56%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Analytical Skills as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Belfast

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Analytical Skills in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Belfast

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Belfast over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Belfast

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Belfast.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 14 (42.42%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (39.39%) Finance
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Banking
4 10 (30.30%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) Oracle
5 9 (27.27%) .NET
5 9 (27.27%) Front Office
6 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (18.18%) Python
7 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) WPF
7 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) Project Management
8 5 (15.15%) Back Office
8 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (12.12%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
9 4 (12.12%) DB2
9 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.12%) Unix
9 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
9 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
9 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.12%) Big Data

Analytical Skills
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (12.12%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 4 (12.12%) DB2
2 4 (12.12%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.12%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.03%) JUnit
1 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (39.39%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 9 (27.27%) Front Office
4 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (15.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (60.61%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Talend Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 3 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Data Business Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Excel Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) SQL Support Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (18.18%) WPF
3 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.06%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) JMS
4 1 (3.03%) REST
4 1 (3.03%) Spring.NET
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (6.06%) Derivative
3 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Unix
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 6 (18.18%) MVC
4 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) Data Transformation
5 4 (12.12%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
5 4 (12.12%) Test Strategy
6 3 (9.09%) Automated Trading
6 3 (9.09%) SOA
6 3 (9.09%) Wealth Management
7 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.06%) Collateral Management
7 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
7 2 (6.06%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) Python
4 4 (12.12%) Bash Shell
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) Korn
5 3 (9.09%) Java
6 2 (6.06%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (27.27%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Talend
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Cognos
4 1 (3.03%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO