Period
to 23 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 23 May 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.

Academic Degree
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 31 33
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing Degree 27 27 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.87% 6.63% 7.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 44.26% 55.10% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 28
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £432 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +12.81% +17.69%
10th Percentile £331 £289 £76
90th Percentile £513 £605 £600
Northern Ireland median daily rate £338 £432 £394
% change year-on-year -21.78% +9.59% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.73% +6.25% -70.00%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.00 £12.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year -13.73% +6.25% -70.00%

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 County Antrim with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
County Antrim
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 61 49 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.78% 12.04% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 20 58
County Antrim median daily rate £338 £432 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +20.70% +13.49%
10th Percentile £143 £261 £221
90th Percentile £538 £639 £497
Northern Ireland median daily rate £338 £432 £375
% change year-on-year -21.78% +15.07% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.13 £13.50 £16.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -19.67% -57.99%
10th Percentile £10.96 £11.53 £12.96
90th Percentile £14.99 £17.23 £20.65
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.25 £13.50 £12.93
% change year-on-year +12.96% +4.41% -67.68%

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Degree in County Antrim

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Degree in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Degree in County Antrim

Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Degree in County Antrim over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Degree in County Antrim

Degree
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Degree in County Antrim

Degree
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Degree within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 23 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +16 27 £338 -21.78% 1
Degree
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Degree.

1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
3 10 (37.04%) Master's Degree
3 10 (37.04%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) HTML
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 10 (37.04%) CSS
4 9 (33.33%) .NET
4 9 (33.33%) C#
4 9 (33.33%) Derivative
4 9 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 7 (25.93%) Front End Development
5 7 (25.93%) JSON
5 7 (25.93%) CSS3
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Oracle
5 7 (25.93%) XML
6 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
7 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
7 5 (18.52%) JBoss
7 5 (18.52%) SOAP
7 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (18.52%) Spring
7 5 (18.52%) JSF
7 5 (18.52%) Maven
7 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
7 5 (18.52%) Finance

Degree
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (18.52%) JBoss
2 3 (11.11%) ArcGIS
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
3 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Slack
2 1 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) LAN
1 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
1 1 (3.70%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Geospatial Data
1 3 (11.11%) GIS
1 3 (11.11%) Spatial Data
1 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
2 1 (3.70%) KDB
2 1 (3.70%) Kdb+
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Git (software)
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
2 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Babel
3 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
3 2 (7.41%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (7.41%) PhantomJS
General
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (14.81%) Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) GIS Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) IT Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) KDB Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Market Data Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) CSS
1 10 (37.04%) HTML
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (25.93%) CSS3
3 7 (25.93%) JSON
3 7 (25.93%) XML
4 5 (18.52%) JSF
4 5 (18.52%) SOAP
4 5 (18.52%) Spring
5 4 (14.81%) HTML5
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) jQuery
6 3 (11.11%) PrimeFaces
6 3 (11.11%) REST
7 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Derivative
1 9 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
2 5 (18.52%) Smart Meter
3 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 3 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
4 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
1 2 (7.41%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Front End Development
3 6 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 5 (18.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (14.81%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 3 (11.11%) Data Management
6 3 (11.11%) ETL
6 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Web Design
7 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (25.93%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) ES6
5 2 (7.41%) Scala
5 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) C
6 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Master's Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) ESRI
4 2 (7.41%) Twitter
5 1 (3.70%) BT
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Peregrine
5 1 (3.70%) Remedy