The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Analytics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Analytics over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Analytics
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 19 -
Rank change year-on-year -39 -  
Contract jobs citing Analytics 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.82% 1.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £200 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.31% +7.89%  

Analytics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 301 82 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.03% 82.00% 71.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 42 29
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -31.31%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Analytics
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Analytics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Analytics in Northern Ireland

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Analytics in Northern Ireland

Analytics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Analytics in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Analytics in Northern Ireland

Analytics
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 Analytics within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -33 10 £200 - 2
Analytics
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Analytics 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 Analytics.

1 17 (62.96%) KDB
2 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (59.26%) Unix
3 15 (55.56%) Finance
4 14 (51.85%) Linux
5 12 (44.44%) Kdb+
6 10 (37.04%) Solaris
6 10 (37.04%) Perl
7 9 (33.33%) Degree
8 8 (29.63%) Equities
9 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
9 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
9 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
10 5 (18.52%) WPF
10 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
10 5 (18.52%) Derivative
10 5 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Java
11 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
11 4 (14.81%) Flash
11 4 (14.81%) PnL Attribution
12 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
12 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
12 3 (11.11%) Big Data
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
12 3 (11.11%) SQL
12 3 (11.11%) C++
12 3 (11.11%) Web Services

Analytics
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 (7.41%) Apache Solr
1 2 (7.41%) Apache Spark
1 2 (7.41%) Confluence
1 2 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Jetty
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) KDB
2 12 (44.44%) Kdb+
3 3 (11.11%) Big Data
3 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Hive
4 2 (7.41%) Endeca
4 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.70%) IDOL
5 1 (3.70%) Impala
5 1 (3.70%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (3.70%) QlikView
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
1 3 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (7.41%) Ant
2 2 (7.41%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
2 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) NUnit
3 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) KDB Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Java Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Java Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) WPF
2 4 (14.81%) Flash
3 3 (11.11%) JSON
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 3 (11.11%) XML
4 2 (7.41%) Kafka
4 2 (7.41%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (7.41%) RESTful
4 2 (7.41%) STL
5 1 (3.70%) .NET
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (3.70%) JDBC
5 1 (3.70%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (29.63%) Equities
3 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
4 5 (18.52%) Derivative
4 5 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Unix
2 14 (51.85%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Solaris
4 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Multithreading
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Data Modelling
3 4 (14.81%) PnL Attribution
4 3 (11.11%) Economics
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
5 2 (7.41%) Open Source
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Statistics
5 2 (7.41%) TDD
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data Analytics
6 1 (3.70%) Deep Learning
6 1 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Perl
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) C++
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) Korn
4 2 (7.41%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) C++/CLI
5 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VBA
5 1 (3.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Flume
1 1 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
2 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
2 1 (3.70%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Perforce
2 1 (3.70%) Sybase