Period
to 17 December 2017

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 17 December 2017 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
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 16 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 83 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.69% 8.78% 20.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 28.23% 27.37% 46.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 20 20
Belfast median daily rate £420 £413 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +35.80% -10.00%
10th Percentile £367 £262 £236
90th Percentile £650 £588 £338
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £413 £304
% change year-on-year +1.82% +35.80% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
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 294 95 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 55.58% 32.09% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 64 35
Belfast median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £311 £238 £86
90th Percentile £538 £550 £390
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £375 £300
% change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Belfast median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £24.75 £13.00 -
% change year-on-year +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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 40 (48.19%) Unix
3 37 (44.58%) Linux
4 34 (40.96%) Front Office
5 33 (39.76%) Low Latency
6 28 (33.73%) Java
7 25 (30.12%) Banking
8 23 (27.71%) KDB
9 22 (26.51%) SQL
9 22 (26.51%) Equities
10 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
10 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (19.28%) OO
11 16 (19.28%) Mentoring
11 16 (19.28%) Market Making
12 14 (16.87%) C#
13 13 (15.66%) Degree
14 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
15 11 (13.25%) Spring
16 10 (12.05%) TDD
16 10 (12.05%) Physics
16 10 (12.05%) Integration Testing
16 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
16 10 (12.05%) C++
16 10 (12.05%) Oracle
16 10 (12.05%) Information Security
17 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
17 9 (10.84%) ETL
18 8 (9.64%) SDLC

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 2 (2.41%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (3.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
1 4 (4.82%) SSL
1 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.71%) KDB
2 20 (24.10%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.43%) DB2
3 7 (8.43%) RDBMS
4 6 (7.23%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.82%) Big Data
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.61%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.41%) QlikView
8 1 (1.20%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.20%) Power BI
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.61%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.61%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.61%) TeamCity
General
1 46 (55.42%) Finance
2 34 (40.96%) Front Office
3 25 (30.12%) Banking
4 7 (8.43%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (60.24%) Developer
2 22 (26.51%) KDB Developer
3 16 (19.28%) Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Java Developer
5 9 (10.84%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Real Time Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Banking Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) C++ Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Business Analyst
8 4 (4.82%) C Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.61%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (3.61%) PMO Analyst
9 3 (3.61%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Consultant
10 2 (2.41%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.41%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.25%) Spring
2 4 (4.82%) JSON
2 4 (4.82%) Spring Boot
2 4 (4.82%) Web Services
3 3 (3.61%) .NET
3 3 (3.61%) Node.js
4 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.41%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.41%) WPF
4 2 (2.41%) XML
5 1 (1.20%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.20%) HTML
5 1 (1.20%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Equities
2 8 (9.64%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.61%) Derivative
3 3 (3.61%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.61%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.61%) Social Network
4 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.20%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (48.19%) Unix
2 37 (44.58%) Linux
3 4 (4.82%) Windows
4 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.76%) Low Latency
2 20 (24.10%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (19.28%) Market Making
3 16 (19.28%) Mentoring
3 16 (19.28%) OO
4 12 (14.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.05%) Information Security
5 10 (12.05%) Integration Testing
5 10 (12.05%) Multithreading
5 10 (12.05%) Physics
5 10 (12.05%) TDD
6 9 (10.84%) ETL
7 8 (9.64%) SDLC
8 7 (8.43%) Asynchronous Programming
8 7 (8.43%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (8.43%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (6.02%) DevOps
10 5 (6.02%) Project Management
11 4 (4.82%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.73%) Java
2 22 (26.51%) SQL
3 14 (16.87%) C#
4 12 (14.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (12.05%) C++
6 6 (7.23%) R
7 5 (6.02%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.82%) C
9 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.61%) Perl
10 2 (2.41%) Python
11 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (15.66%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) PMO
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.43%) Docker
2 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (12.05%) Oracle
2 7 (8.43%) Ab Initio
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.41%) Cognos