Period
to 16 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Computer Science Degree
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
16 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 38 45 60
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 12 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.99% 2.31% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.67% 21.43% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
Belfast median daily rate £500 £432 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -0.23% -
10th Percentile £439 £416 £367
90th Percentile £528 £447 £717
County Antrim median daily rate £500 £432 £433
% change year-on-year +15.87% -0.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £13.50 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.50 -

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Belfast
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.17% 10.80% 11.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 20 47
Belfast median daily rate £338 £432 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +15.07% +19.05%
10th Percentile £133 £276 £119
90th Percentile £538 £528 £553
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £432 £375
% change year-on-year -21.78% +15.07% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Belfast median hourly rate £13.13 £13.50 £21.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -37.53% +27.12%
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.13 £12.75 £21.61
% change year-on-year +2.94% -41.00% +27.12%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Belfast

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Belfast

For the 6 months to 16 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Computer Science Degree.

1 12 (100.00%) Degree
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) CSS
2 7 (58.33%) XML
2 7 (58.33%) JSON
2 7 (58.33%) CSS3
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
2 7 (58.33%) Master's Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 5 (41.67%) Smart Meter
3 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 5 (41.67%) JSF
3 5 (41.67%) Maven
3 5 (41.67%) SOAP
3 5 (41.67%) JBoss
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
5 3 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (25.00%) jQuery
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server

Computer Science Degree
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 5 (41.67%) JBoss
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) KDB
2 1 (8.33%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
1 5 (41.67%) Maven
2 3 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) Babel
3 2 (16.67%) Jasmine
3 2 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (16.67%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) KDB Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Market Data Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) CSS
1 7 (58.33%) CSS3
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
1 7 (58.33%) JSON
1 7 (58.33%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) JSF
2 5 (41.67%) SOAP
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) jQuery
4 3 (25.00%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Smart Meter
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (58.33%) Front End Development
3 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) ES6
2 2 (16.67%) Scala
2 2 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (58.33%) Master's Degree
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Peregrine
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy