Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 12 7
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 +5
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 50 44 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 9.90% 11.43% 14.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 19.92% 28.57% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 21
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £463 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.19% +50.41% -5.38%
10th Percentile £269 £313 £238
90th Percentile £650 £600 £338
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £30.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +200.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £20.61 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +9.92% -6.25% +11.11%

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 251 154 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.70% 40.00% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 121 36
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.55% +29.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £229
90th Percentile £550 £588 £456
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £24.75 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.22% -14.81% -7.60%
10th Percentile £15.93 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £13.50 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £22.42 £20.00 £20.63
% change year-on-year +12.11% -3.03% +17.86%

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 18 February 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytical Skills in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 February 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 -8 49 £420 -9.19% 10
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 16 (32.00%) Unix
4 15 (30.00%) Java
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
5 13 (26.00%) Low Latency
6 12 (24.00%) KDB
7 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
8 9 (18.00%) Degree
8 9 (18.00%) Equities
8 9 (18.00%) Front Office
8 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 8 (16.00%) Spring
9 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (14.00%) Physics
10 7 (14.00%) ETL
11 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
11 6 (12.00%) Market Making
11 6 (12.00%) SDLC
12 5 (10.00%) Kubernetes
12 5 (10.00%) Docker
12 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
12 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
12 5 (10.00%) OO
12 5 (10.00%) Oracle
12 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
12 5 (10.00%) Web Services
12 5 (10.00%) DB2

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 (4.00%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (4.00%) SPSS
5 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) HTTP
1 4 (8.00%) SSL
1 4 (8.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) KDB
2 10 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.00%) DB2
3 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 4 (8.00%) QlikView
5 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.00%) Qlik Sense
6 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.00%) HBase
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) GoCD
1 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (52.00%) Finance
2 17 (34.00%) Banking
3 9 (18.00%) Front Office
4 6 (12.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) KDB Developer
4 7 (14.00%) Real Time Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Big Data Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Graduate
8 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) Spring
2 5 (10.00%) Web Services
3 4 (8.00%) JSON
3 4 (8.00%) Spring Boot
4 3 (6.00%) .NET
5 2 (4.00%) XML
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.00%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.00%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.00%) HTML
6 1 (2.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) Spring.NET
6 1 (2.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Equities
2 2 (4.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 16 (32.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Low Latency
2 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (14.00%) ETL
3 7 (14.00%) Physics
4 6 (12.00%) Market Making
4 6 (12.00%) SDLC
5 5 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 5 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (8.00%) Project Management
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Analytics
7 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.00%) DevOps
7 3 (6.00%) Information Security
7 3 (6.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) Java
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) Perl
3 3 (6.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (18.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) PMO
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (2.00%) Grafana
2 1 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.00%) Prometheus
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.00%) Rancher
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Ab Initio
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) Cognos
4 1 (2.00%) DevExpress