Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 49 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +33
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 10 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.52% 2.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% 17.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 0
Belfast median daily rate £432 £433 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.23% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £433 -
% change year-on-year -0.23% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 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 46 75 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.59% 16.13% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 57 16
Belfast median daily rate £432 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.29% +11.11% +110.00%
10th Percentile £261 £207 £187
90th Percentile £639 £501 £588
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £350 £315
% change year-on-year +23.29% +11.11% +110.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Belfast median hourly rate £13.50 £16.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.67% -57.99% +147.52%
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £16.81 £40.00
% change year-on-year -19.67% -57.99% +179.13%

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 20 May 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 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (70.00%) Big Data
4 7 (70.00%) Talend
4 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
4 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
4 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
4 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (70.00%) Banking
4 7 (70.00%) Data Analysis
4 7 (70.00%) Korn
4 7 (70.00%) Oracle
4 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (70.00%) DB2
4 7 (70.00%) Python
4 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (70.00%) JMS
4 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
6 2 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
6 2 (20.00%) TDD

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 7 (70.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (70.00%) Big Data
1 7 (70.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (70.00%) DB2
1 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (70.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Talend Developer
3 6 (60.00%) DB2 Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (70.00%) Data Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (10.00%) Market Making
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
1 7 (70.00%) Korn
1 7 (70.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) HND
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
1 7 (70.00%) Talend
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft