Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Computer Science Degree qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 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.

Computer Science Degree
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 75 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 - +25
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 9 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.26% 2.11% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 18.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% - -
UK median daily rate £475 £441 £400
% change year-on-year +7.65% +10.31% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £34.75 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +8.59% +16.36% -0.58%

Computer Science Degree is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications 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 academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 78 75 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 19.60% 11.31% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 50
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £428 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.63% +29.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £261
90th Percentile £500 £650 £426
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £39.50 - £17.00
10th Percentile £16.05 - £10.00
90th Percentile £40.10 - £25.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +19.57%

Computer Science Degree
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Computer Science Degree as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland

Computer Science Degree
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Computer Science Degree in Northern Ireland

Computer Science Degree
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 Computer Science Degree within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 17 October 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 +33 8 £432 -4.11% 3
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Computer Science Degree 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 Computer Science Degree.

1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 5 (55.56%) Korn
4 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
4 5 (55.56%) Big Data
4 5 (55.56%) Talend
4 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
4 5 (55.56%) Python
4 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (55.56%) JMS
4 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) DB2
5 4 (44.44%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
6 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
6 3 (33.33%) C++
6 3 (33.33%) C
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) C#

Computer Science Degree
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 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (55.56%) DB2
1 5 (55.56%) RDBMS
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Talend Developer
3 4 (44.44%) DB2 Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (33.33%) C++ Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JMS
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) WCF
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) WSDL
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Life Science
3 1 (11.11%) LIMS
3 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
2 5 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
4 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Bash Shell
1 5 (55.56%) Korn
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GMP
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
1 5 (55.56%) Talend