Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Analytical Skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytical Skills over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 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.

Analytical Skills
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 17 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 88 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.17% 8.07% 20.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.67% 26.53% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 19 21
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% +37.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £368 £261 £221
90th Percentile £650 £588 £338
UK median daily rate £439 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.36% +3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.12 £18.70 £18.52
% change year-on-year +7.59% +0.97% +0.11%

Analytical Skills 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 318 98 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 54.83% 30.43% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 64 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £311 £243 £88
90th Percentile £538 £541 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £22.50 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.14% +0.93% -19.26%
10th Percentile £15.55 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £33.05 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +6.50% +2.56% +11.11%

Analytical Skills
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland

Analytical Skills
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 Analytical Skills within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
County Antrim +1 87 £420 +1.82% 5
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Analytical Skills.

1 48 (54.55%) Finance
2 44 (50.00%) Unix
3 42 (47.73%) Linux
4 37 (42.05%) Front Office
5 35 (39.77%) Low Latency
6 30 (34.09%) Java
7 25 (28.41%) SQL
8 24 (27.27%) Equities
8 24 (27.27%) Banking
8 24 (27.27%) KDB
9 22 (25.00%) Relational Database
9 22 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (20.45%) Mentoring
10 18 (20.45%) Market Making
10 18 (20.45%) OO
11 14 (15.91%) C#
11 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (14.77%) Degree
13 12 (13.64%) TDD
13 12 (13.64%) Integration Testing
13 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
13 12 (13.64%) Information Security
14 11 (12.50%) C++
14 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
14 11 (12.50%) Spring
15 10 (11.36%) Physics
15 10 (11.36%) Oracle
16 9 (10.23%) ETL
16 9 (10.23%) Virtual Team
17 8 (9.09%) SDLC

Analytical Skills
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.41%) npm
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) HTTP
1 4 (4.55%) LDAP
1 4 (4.55%) SSL
1 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.27%) KDB
2 22 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.95%) DB2
3 7 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 7 (7.95%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.68%) Big Data
5 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.41%) QlikView
7 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.14%) HBase
8 1 (1.14%) Power BI
8 1 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.41%) Artifactory
3 3 (3.41%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (3.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.14%) GoCD
General
1 48 (54.55%) Finance
2 37 (42.05%) Front Office
3 24 (27.27%) Banking
4 7 (7.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (61.36%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) KDB Developer
3 16 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 15 (17.05%) Analyst
5 9 (10.23%) C# Developer
5 9 (10.23%) Real Time Developer
6 7 (7.95%) Banking Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.55%) C Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) C++/C# Developer
8 3 (3.41%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Consultant
9 2 (2.27%) Data Analyst
9 2 (2.27%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.27%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.50%) Spring
2 5 (5.68%) Web Services
3 4 (4.55%) JSON
3 4 (4.55%) Spring Boot
4 3 (3.41%) .NET
4 3 (3.41%) Node.js
5 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.27%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.27%) WPF
5 2 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (1.14%) HTML
6 1 (1.14%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.27%) Equities
2 9 (10.23%) Virtual Team
3 3 (3.41%) Derivative
3 3 (3.41%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (3.41%) Reference Data
3 3 (3.41%) Social Network
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.14%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (50.00%) Unix
2 42 (47.73%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Low Latency
2 22 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.45%) Market Making
3 18 (20.45%) Mentoring
3 18 (20.45%) OO
4 14 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.64%) Information Security
5 12 (13.64%) Integration Testing
5 12 (13.64%) TDD
6 11 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 10 (11.36%) Physics
8 9 (10.23%) ETL
9 8 (9.09%) SDLC
10 7 (7.95%) Asynchronous Programming
10 7 (7.95%) Performance Improvement
10 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.82%) DevOps
11 6 (6.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.68%) OOP
12 5 (5.68%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.09%) Java
2 25 (28.41%) SQL
3 14 (15.91%) C#
4 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 11 (12.50%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) R
7 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.55%) C
9 3 (3.41%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.41%) Perl
10 2 (2.27%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) PMO
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.09%) Docker
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) Kubernetes
2 4 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.14%) Ansible
3 1 (1.14%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (1.14%) Grafana
3 1 (1.14%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.14%) Puppet
3 1 (1.14%) Rancher
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) Oracle
2 7 (7.95%) Ab Initio
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.27%) Cognos