Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Customer Requirements skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Requirements over the 6 months to 20 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.

Customer Requirements
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 86 32
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 0.15% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £200 -
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.32 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -42.27% - -25.00%

Customer Requirements is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 325 585 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 83.12% 88.91% 82.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 469 116
Northern Ireland median daily rate £422 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +25.00% +1.54%
10th Percentile £279 £306 £163
90th Percentile £522 £500 £438
UK median daily rate £451 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.11% +5.88% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 7 20
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.43% +2.75% -10.66%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.13 £27.10 £18.58
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £24.93 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.75% +10.78% +3.45%

Customer Requirements
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Customer Requirements as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Requirements in Northern Ireland

Customer Requirements
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Requirements in Northern Ireland

Customer Requirements
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Customer Requirements in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Customer Requirements in Northern Ireland