Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 November 2018 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 76 -
Rank change year-on-year +36 - -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.50% 1.36% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% 11.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 0
Belfast median daily rate £380 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.56% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £450 -
% change year-on-year -15.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate £16.00 - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.00 - -

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 55 71 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 16.52% 12.10% 32.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 59
Belfast median daily rate £412 £430 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +29.13% +11.00%
10th Percentile £322 £258 £260
90th Percentile £500 £650 £420
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £333
% change year-on-year -4.19% +29.13% +11.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 12
Belfast median hourly rate £37.25 - £13.00
10th Percentile £17.23 - £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 - £18.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 - £13.00

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 21 November 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) C++
3 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
3 3 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (20.00%) WPF
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) WinForms
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WinForms
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Self-Motivation
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco