Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 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
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +31
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.66% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 13.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Belfast median daily rate £450 - -
County Antrim median daily rate £450 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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 68 84 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.55% 29.47% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 60 11
Belfast median daily rate £430 £355 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.13% +69.05% -34.38%
10th Percentile £255 £274 £163
90th Percentile £650 £425 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £355 £210
% change year-on-year +21.13% +69.05% -34.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 3
Belfast median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.75% -5.63%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £12.67 £15.25
% change year-on-year - -16.92% -5.63%

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 12 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Computer Science Degree.

1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
1 9 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 9 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 8 (88.89%) Front Office
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Unix
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 7 (77.78%) OOA/OOD
3 7 (77.78%) Market Making
3 7 (77.78%) Electronic Trading
3 7 (77.78%) FIX Protocol
3 7 (77.78%) Banking
3 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
3 7 (77.78%) Virtual Team
4 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
4 2 (22.22%) Asynchronous Programming
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
4 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
4 2 (22.22%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (88.89%) Front Office
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior C++ Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Senior Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 2 (22.22%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Virtual Team
2 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
1 7 (77.78%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 9 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (77.78%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (77.78%) Market Making
2 7 (77.78%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (77.78%) OOP
3 2 (22.22%) Asynchronous Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Concurrent Programming
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree