Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 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.

Analytical Skills
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 11
Rank change year-on-year +4 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 35 88 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.07% 14.43% 9.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.23% 25.96% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 78 8
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £420 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +46.09% -32.35%
10th Percentile £278 £363 £255
90th Percentile £460 £552 £350
UK median daily rate £425 £435 £420
% change year-on-year -2.30% +3.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.56 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +45.60% -
UK median hourly rate £17.52 £21.90 £18.90
% change year-on-year -20.00% +15.87% +0.75%

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 192 339 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.74% 55.57% 35.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 294 36
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +57.50%
10th Percentile £257 £307 £80
90th Percentile £538 £479 £544
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 6
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £37.25 £14.56 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +155.84% -11.76% -27.47%
10th Percentile £13.25 £14.56 £12.06
90th Percentile £40.45 £14.56 £20.38
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.81
% change year-on-year +7.50% -3.87% +10.96%

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 +1 31 £388 -7.74% 13
County Londonderry - 3 - - 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Analytical Skills 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 Analytical Skills.

1 12 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Oracle
4 9 (25.71%) Front Office
5 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
6 7 (20.00%) .NET
6 7 (20.00%) C#
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
7 6 (17.14%) WPF
7 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) Back Office
8 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 5 (14.29%) Python
8 5 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (11.43%) Scenario Testing
9 4 (11.43%) WAN
9 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
9 4 (11.43%) Cisco
9 4 (11.43%) DB2
9 4 (11.43%) Unix
9 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
9 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
9 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy

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 4 (11.43%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.57%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) WAN
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) Big Data
2 4 (11.43%) DB2
2 4 (11.43%) RDBMS
2 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.86%) JUnit
1 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 10 (28.57%) Banking
3 9 (25.71%) Front Office
4 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
5 5 (14.29%) Back Office
6 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Business Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Talend Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Banking Business Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Implementation Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
2 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (17.14%) WPF
3 2 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) JMS
4 1 (2.86%) Spring
4 1 (2.86%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.71%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) e-Health
2 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.14%) Business Analysis
3 6 (17.14%) MVC
4 5 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 4 (11.43%) Data Transformation
5 4 (11.43%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Scenario Testing
5 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
6 3 (8.57%) Automated Trading
6 3 (8.57%) SOA
6 3 (8.57%) Wealth Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Collateral Management
7 2 (5.71%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
7 2 (5.71%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (2.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) Python
4 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Korn
5 2 (5.71%) Java
6 1 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) CCNA
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Talend
3 3 (8.57%) Meraki
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) SevOne
5 1 (2.86%) Adobe
5 1 (2.86%) Cognos
5 1 (2.86%) Google
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) TIBCO