Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 16 42
Rank change year-on-year -14 +26 -28
Contract jobs citing Degree 13 32 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.69% 9.47% 7.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 24.07% 54.24% 60.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 39
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £412 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -8.44% +24.14%
10th Percentile £270 £388 £397
90th Percentile £458 £462 £665
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £412 £450
% change year-on-year +4.37% -8.44% +24.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £17.75 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £17.75 -

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 54 59 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 15.34% 17.46% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 56
County Antrim median daily rate £350 £412 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.05% -4.19% +29.13%
10th Percentile £133 £322 £258
90th Percentile £513 £500 £650
Northern Ireland median daily rate £343 £412 £423
% change year-on-year -16.87% -2.49% +26.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £10.25 £37.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.48% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £10.25 £37.25 -
% change year-on-year -72.48% - -

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -14 13 £430 +4.37% 17
Degree
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
3 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
3 4 (30.77%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (15.38%) FTP
5 2 (15.38%) JMS
5 2 (15.38%) OOD
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) Python
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) DB2

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
1 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (7.69%) Power BI
3 1 (7.69%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
1 2 (15.38%) Bower
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) Eclipse
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 2 (15.38%) Grunt
1 2 (15.38%) Jasmine
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) JUnit
1 2 (15.38%) SonarQube
1 2 (15.38%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Public Sector
2 1 (7.69%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Data Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Report Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Report Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) Ajax
2 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
2 2 (15.38%) CSS
2 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) JMS
2 2 (15.38%) jQuery
2 2 (15.38%) JSP
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) RESTful
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Batch
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Integration
2 2 (15.38%) Struts
2 2 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
2 2 (15.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Derivative
1 2 (15.38%) Equities
1 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (15.38%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (15.38%) Information Security
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Time Management
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java 8
4 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CISA
1 1 (7.69%) CISSP
1 1 (7.69%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec