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 3 months to 27 March 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.

Degree
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 20
Rank change year-on-year -8 0  
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.25% 2.70% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 35.14% 17.65% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Median daily rate £433 £325 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.07% +124.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £717 £325 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +0.64% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -31.25% +25.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim.

Academic & Professional Certification
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 37 17 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 17.79% 15.32% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 9
Median daily rate £326 £338 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.40% +56.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £21.61 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.97% +220.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.92 £40.00 £22.75
% change year-on-year -25.20% +75.82%  

Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim citing Degree as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -6 13 £433 +33.07% 3
Degree
Northern Ireland

Degree
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Multithreading
3 15 (45.45%) C++
4 14 (42.42%) Front Office
4 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (42.42%) Mathematics
5 12 (36.36%) BDD
5 12 (36.36%) TDD
5 12 (36.36%) Java
5 12 (36.36%) SQL
5 12 (36.36%) OOD
6 10 (30.30%) C#
6 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) Python
7 9 (27.27%) Banking
7 9 (27.27%) Information Security
7 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
7 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
8 8 (24.24%) Equities
9 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 5 (15.15%) OOP
10 5 (15.15%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (15.15%) Unix
10 5 (15.15%) Validation
10 5 (15.15%) Derivative
10 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
10 5 (15.15%) Data Validation
10 5 (15.15%) Low Latency

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 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Project
2 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
2 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) NoSQL
2 3 (9.09%) KDB
2 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Bitbucket
1 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (42.42%) Front Office
3 9 (27.27%) Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Electronics
4 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 11 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Lead Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C++ Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Front Office C++ Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior C++ Developer
7 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Architect
7 3 (9.09%) Change Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Change and Release Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Release Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (6.06%) Software Test Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) Flash
2 3 (9.09%) WPF
3 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Equity Derivative
2 8 (24.24%) Equities
3 5 (15.15%) Derivative
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Team
4 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
6 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Multithreading
2 14 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Mathematics
3 12 (36.36%) BDD
3 12 (36.36%) OOD
3 12 (36.36%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (27.27%) Information Security
4 9 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Project Management
6 5 (15.15%) Data Validation
6 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
6 5 (15.15%) Market Making
6 5 (15.15%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (15.15%) OOP
6 5 (15.15%) Validation
7 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.09%) Change Management
8 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 3 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C++
2 12 (36.36%) Java
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 10 (30.30%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) Python
4 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.03%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Firmware
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Avaya
2 1 (3.03%) Citrix
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £717.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago