Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Academic Degree
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 13 21
Rank change year-on-year -23 +8 -2
Contract jobs citing Degree 44 29 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 7.52% 10.43% 4.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 61.11% 32.58% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 24 6
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £363 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% +93.33% -37.50%
10th Percentile £397 £275 £163
90th Percentile £665 £420 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £363 £188
% change year-on-year +24.14% +93.33% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £10.00 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £10.00 -

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 72 89 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.31% 32.01% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 16
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £337 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.79% +12.17% -6.25%
10th Percentile £258 £261 £163
90th Percentile £650 £420 £569
Northern Ireland median daily rate £423 £333 £300
% change year-on-year +26.88% +11.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 3
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.75% -5.63%
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year - -14.75% -5.63%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -27 44 £450 +24.14% 2
Degree
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Degree.

1 33 (75.00%) Banking
2 30 (68.18%) Finance
3 21 (47.73%) Low Latency
4 18 (40.91%) Java
4 18 (40.91%) SQL
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle
5 15 (34.09%) Unix
5 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
6 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
6 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 14 (31.82%) XML
6 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (31.82%) TDD
7 12 (27.27%) Spring
7 12 (27.27%) Ajax
7 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 12 (27.27%) MVC
7 12 (27.27%) Linux
7 12 (27.27%) DB2
7 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 12 (27.27%) CSS
7 12 (27.27%) JSP
7 12 (27.27%) Struts
7 12 (27.27%) Web Services
7 12 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (27.27%) Physics
7 12 (27.27%) KDB
7 12 (27.27%) RESTful
7 12 (27.27%) Waterfall

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 14 (31.82%) WebSphere
2 12 (27.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) ION MarketView
2 2 (4.55%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) FTP
2 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.27%) DB2
1 12 (27.27%) KDB
2 11 (25.00%) DB2 UDB
2 11 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 11 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
3 2 (4.55%) Big Data
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (25.00%) Bower
1 11 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 11 (25.00%) Grunt
1 11 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 11 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (4.55%) Artifactory
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.55%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (75.00%) Banking
2 30 (68.18%) Finance
3 10 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 8 (18.18%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 16 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 11 (25.00%) KDB Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Real Time Developer
4 10 (22.73%) C++ Developer
4 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Integration Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
7 2 (4.55%) Java Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Netezza Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Big Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) XML
2 12 (27.27%) Ajax
2 12 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 12 (27.27%) Backbone.js
2 12 (27.27%) CSS
2 12 (27.27%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
2 12 (27.27%) JSP
2 12 (27.27%) RESTful
2 12 (27.27%) Spring
2 12 (27.27%) Spring Integration
2 12 (27.27%) Struts
2 12 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 12 (27.27%) Web Services
3 11 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 6 (13.64%) Spring Batch
5 5 (11.36%) JMS
6 2 (4.55%) Node.js
6 2 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (4.55%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 5 (11.36%) SWIFT
4 4 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 4 (9.09%) Mobile App
5 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.82%) iPad
6 2 (4.55%) Social Network
7 1 (2.27%) Derivative
7 1 (2.27%) Equities
7 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.09%) Unix
2 12 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Low Latency
2 15 (34.09%) Test Automation
3 14 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (31.82%) TDD
4 12 (27.27%) MVC
4 12 (27.27%) Physics
4 12 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 10 (22.73%) Multithreading
6 8 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (18.18%) Market Making
6 8 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (18.18%) OOP
7 7 (15.91%) ETL
8 6 (13.64%) OO
8 6 (13.64%) Project Management
8 6 (13.64%) Time Management
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
9 4 (9.09%) SDLC
10 2 (4.55%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.91%) Java
1 18 (40.91%) SQL
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 10 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (11.36%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.27%) Python
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 3 (6.82%) Bloomberg
2 3 (6.82%) HP
2 3 (6.82%) Reuters
3 2 (4.55%) Netezza
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO