Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -13
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 31 83 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 9.31% 15.69% 8.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 23.66% 28.23% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 69 20
Belfast median daily rate £406 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.27% +1.82% +35.80%
10th Percentile £273 £367 £262
90th Percentile £460 £650 £588
County Antrim median daily rate £406 £420 £413
% change year-on-year -3.27% +1.82% +35.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Belfast median hourly rate - £19.50 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.00% -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £24.75 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +147.50% -

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 131 294 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 39.34% 55.58% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 246 64
Belfast median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £310 £311 £238
90th Percentile £488 £538 £550
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 9
Belfast median hourly rate £39.75 £19.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.85% +50.00% -
10th Percentile £29.00 £19.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.25 £19.75 £17.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £39.75 £24.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year +60.61% +90.38% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) MVC
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) Banking
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (19.35%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
7 6 (19.35%) Web Development
7 6 (19.35%) Java EE
8 5 (16.13%) WPF
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
8 5 (16.13%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (16.13%) Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
9 4 (12.90%) SAS
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Front Office
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server

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 (12.90%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (9.68%) SPSS
4 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) MongoDB
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) DB2
4 1 (3.23%) JasperReports
4 1 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) ProC
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 4 (12.90%) Front Office
5 3 (9.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Analyst
1 10 (32.26%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Data Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Java Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Report Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Data Business Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Linux Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Excel Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Exploratory Tester
6 1 (3.23%) SAS Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) Java EE
2 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (16.13%) WPF
3 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 4 (12.90%) JSP
3 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 4 (12.90%) Struts
4 3 (9.68%) Flask
4 3 (9.68%) J2EE
5 2 (6.45%) LAMP
5 2 (6.45%) Velocity
6 1 (3.23%) Ajax
6 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.23%) EJB
6 1 (3.23%) Servlets
6 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (3.23%) Web Services
6 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.45%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Solaris
3 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (29.03%) MVC
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Web Development
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
6 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (9.68%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
7 3 (9.68%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (9.68%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Scorecard
7 3 (9.68%) Statistical Inference
7 3 (9.68%) TDD
7 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Time Series Analysis
7 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) Java
3 5 (16.13%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.13%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.68%) R
6 2 (6.45%) Perl
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
7 1 (3.23%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) PMP
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) PMO
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) RapidMiner
4 2 (6.45%) Cognos
5 1 (3.23%) IBM
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO