Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 79 32
Rank change year-on-year +28 -47 -
Contract jobs citing Customer Requirements 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.03% 0.33% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.37% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £200 -
UK median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £17.32 £23.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -24.70% -38.67% -

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 315 534 196
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 81.40% 87.40% 82.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 453 94
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £413 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.43% +5.42%
10th Percentile £263 £309 £117
90th Percentile £525 £498 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 20
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £35.00 £16.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +118.75% +15.32% -20.71%
10th Percentile £11.72 £13.91 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.35 £20.49 £18.00
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +6.38% +9.05%

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

Customer Requirements
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 Customer Requirements within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 August 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 +35 4 - -
Customer Requirements
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Requirements 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 Customer Requirements.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Service Design

Customer Requirements
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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) CRM Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Kanban
1 4 (100.00%) Presales
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Service Design
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle