Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 32 18 14
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing Analytical Skills 31 63 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 6.87% 12.28% 8.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.48% 24.05% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 59 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £406 £413 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% +33.06% -14.48%
10th Percentile £300 £297 £301
90th Percentile £543 £600 £333
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £18.75 £22.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -15.74% +11.25% +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 230 262 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.00% 51.07% 34.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 220 30
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.75% +28.00% +73.61%
10th Percentile £307 £260 £80
90th Percentile £550 £552 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +9.50% -4.76% +17.55%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -16 30 £406 -1.52% 11
County Londonderry - 1 - - 1
Analytical Skills
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (35.48%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) Oracle
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (25.81%) Banking
6 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
7 6 (19.35%) Unix
7 6 (19.35%) Python
7 6 (19.35%) Front Office
8 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
8 5 (16.13%) .NET
8 5 (16.13%) C#
8 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (12.90%) Apache Spark
9 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.90%) Talend
9 4 (12.90%) Data Transformation
9 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) DB2
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
9 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.90%) Korn
9 4 (12.90%) Big Data
9 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
10 3 (9.68%) Degree
10 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
10 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis

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 (12.90%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 4 (12.90%) DB2
2 4 (12.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.45%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (6.45%) QlikView
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.23%) JUnit
1 1 (3.23%) SonarQube
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Front Office
4 4 (12.90%) Investment Banking
5 3 (9.68%) Back Office
6 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Support
3 6 (19.35%) Applications Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Talend Developer
5 3 (9.68%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Banking Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Graduate Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (6.45%) Spring
2 2 (6.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (3.23%) J2EE
3 1 (3.23%) JMS
3 1 (3.23%) REST
3 1 (3.23%) Spring.NET
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (3.23%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (9.68%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Derivative
3 2 (6.45%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) N-Tier
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.90%) Business Analysis
3 4 (12.90%) Data Transformation
4 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (6.45%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Straight-Through Processing
5 2 (6.45%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.45%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.23%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
3 6 (19.35%) Python
4 5 (16.13%) C#
5 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 4 (12.90%) Korn
6 3 (9.68%) Java
6 3 (9.68%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) C++
8 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.23%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Talend
3 1 (3.23%) Adobe
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Meraki
3 1 (3.23%) TIBCO