Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 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.

Academic Degree
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 39 14
Rank change year-on-year +26 -25 +5
Contract jobs citing Degree 32 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.38% 7.90% 9.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 52.46% 62.32% 32.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 23
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £450 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.44% +24.14% +93.33%
10th Percentile £388 £392 £280
90th Percentile £460 £725 £420
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £450 £363
% change year-on-year -8.44% +24.14% +93.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.75 - £10.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.75 - £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 61 69 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 17.89% 12.68% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 54 60
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £430 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +21.13% +69.05%
10th Percentile £322 £255 £274
90th Percentile £493 £650 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £423 £345
% change year-on-year -2.49% +22.46% +64.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 10
County Antrim median hourly rate £37.25 - £12.67
10th Percentile £15.33 - £10.00
90th Percentile £40.05 - £19.20
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £37.25 - £13.00

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +25 30 £412 -8.44% 26
Degree
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) Finance
3 18 (56.25%) Waterfall
4 17 (53.13%) Java
4 17 (53.13%) SQL
5 16 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (50.00%) RDBMS
5 16 (50.00%) Project Management
5 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 16 (50.00%) TDD
5 16 (50.00%) Banking
5 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 15 (46.88%) Bower
6 15 (46.88%) Spring
6 15 (46.88%) Ajax
6 15 (46.88%) DB2 UDB
6 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
6 15 (46.88%) Time Management
6 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
6 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (46.88%) Grunt
6 15 (46.88%) Backbone.js
6 15 (46.88%) Spring Batch
6 15 (46.88%) Spring Integration
6 15 (46.88%) Gherkin
6 15 (46.88%) Jasmine
6 15 (46.88%) Cucumber
6 15 (46.88%) RESTful
6 15 (46.88%) MVC
6 15 (46.88%) Hibernate

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 15 (46.88%) WebLogic
1 15 (46.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Confluence
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) BGP
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) FTP
1 3 (9.38%) IPsec
1 3 (9.38%) L2TP
1 3 (9.38%) OpenVPN
1 3 (9.38%) VPN
2 2 (6.25%) NAS
2 2 (6.25%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 16 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (46.88%) DB2
2 15 (46.88%) DB2 UDB
3 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (46.88%) Bower
1 15 (46.88%) Cucumber
1 15 (46.88%) Eclipse
1 15 (46.88%) Grunt
1 15 (46.88%) Jasmine
1 15 (46.88%) JUnit
2 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (62.50%) Finance
2 16 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Front Office
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Developer
2 16 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Senior Developer
3 12 (37.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) C++ Developer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix Administrator
6 2 (6.25%) IT Support
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Report Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Talend Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 15 (46.88%) Ajax
2 15 (46.88%) Backbone.js
2 15 (46.88%) CSS
2 15 (46.88%) Gherkin
2 15 (46.88%) Hibernate
2 15 (46.88%) JSP
2 15 (46.88%) RESTful
2 15 (46.88%) Spring
2 15 (46.88%) Spring Batch
2 15 (46.88%) Spring Integration
2 15 (46.88%) Struts
2 15 (46.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 15 (46.88%) Web Services
2 15 (46.88%) XML
3 3 (9.38%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (9.38%) JMS
4 2 (6.25%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) jQuery
5 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (12.50%) Virtual Team
2 3 (9.38%) Public Cloud
2 3 (9.38%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.25%) Derivative
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) Waterfall
3 16 (50.00%) Project Management
3 16 (50.00%) TDD
4 15 (46.88%) MVC
4 15 (46.88%) Test Automation
4 15 (46.88%) Time Management
5 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
5 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 4 (12.50%) SOA
7 3 (9.38%) Microservices
7 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.25%) Network Planning
8 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
8 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
9 1 (3.13%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 5 (15.63%) C++
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 2 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) XenApp
1 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Cisco
3 3 (9.38%) NetApp
3 3 (9.38%) VMware
4 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (3.13%) EMC
5 1 (3.13%) Informatica
5 1 (3.13%) Talend
5 1 (3.13%) Teradata
5 1 (3.13%) Vermilion