Period
to 20 November 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Algorithms in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Algorithms over the 6 months to 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Algorithms
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 90 39
Rank change year-on-year +44 -51 -13
Contract jobs citing Algorithms 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.02% 0.16% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.52% 0.29% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 - -
UK median daily rate £538 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £41.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year -15.66% +1.84% +4.49%

Algorithms is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 159 343 88
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 40.66% 54.62% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 291 48
Northern Ireland median daily rate £406 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £263 £310 £239
90th Percentile £507 £475 £462
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 10
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.75 £14.78 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.94% +8.48% +0.93%
10th Percentile £10.31 £14.51 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.43 £15.41 £17.68
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.21 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.91% +1.05% +5.10%

Algorithms
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Algorithms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Algorithms in Northern Ireland

Algorithms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Algorithms in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Algorithms in Northern Ireland

Algorithms
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Algorithms within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
County Antrim +39 1 - - 5
Algorithms
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Algorithms 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Algorithms.

1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (75.00%) Solace
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) STL
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis

Algorithms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Linux Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior C++ Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (75.00%) STL
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO EMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (75.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Solace
1 3 (75.00%) TIBCO