Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 49 61
Rank change year-on-year +7 +12 -
Contract jobs citing Computer Science Degree 11 10 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.33% 2.24% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.07% 14.49% 25.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £500 £432 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.87% -0.23% -
10th Percentile £439 £416 £371
90th Percentile £528 £447 £717
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +12.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK median hourly rate £44.35 £31.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +43.05% +12.73% -1.79%

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 73 69 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.43% 15.44% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 55
Northern Ireland median daily rate £338 £432 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +10.64% +23.81%
10th Percentile £133 £283 £174
90th Percentile £550 £513 £604
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.25 £39.50 £21.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.39% +82.79% +27.12%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £29.92
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.44% +6.86%

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 22 July 2019. 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 +13 11 £500 +15.87% 4
Computer Science Degree
UK

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 11 (100.00%) Degree
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) CSS3
2 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
2 7 (63.64%) Master's Degree
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
3 5 (45.45%) Smart Meter
3 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 5 (45.45%) JSF
3 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 4 (36.36%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) PrimeFaces
5 3 (27.27%) jQuery
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere

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 (45.45%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (9.09%) KDB
2 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Eclipse
3 2 (18.18%) Babel
3 2 (18.18%) Jasmine
3 2 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (18.18%) PhantomJS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) KDB Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Market Data Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) CSS3
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) JSON
1 7 (63.64%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) JSF
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) PrimeFaces
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Smart Meter
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Front End Development
3 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Coaching
7 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) ES6
2 2 (18.18%) Scala
2 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter
3 1 (9.09%) BT
3 1 (9.09%) Dell
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft