Period
to 11 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Data Structures in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Structures over the 6 months to 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

Data Structures
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 40 22
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +14
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 96 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 16.64% 0.65% 1.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 30.28% 2.17% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 0 2
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 - £300
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £33.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +47.78% -27.42%

Data Structures is in the Generic IT Skills 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 generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 317 92 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 54.94% 29.97% 46.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 58 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -2.04%
10th Percentile £311 £250 £88
90th Percentile £538 £529 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.78 £13.63 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.48% +0.93% -19.26%
10th Percentile £14.51 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £15.41 £17.68 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.20 £20.84 £19.50
% change year-on-year +1.75% +6.85% +8.33%

Data Structures
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Data Structures as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Data Structures in Northern Ireland

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Structures in Northern Ireland

Data Structures
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Structures in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 11 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Structures in Northern Ireland

Data Structures
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 Data Structures within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 11 December 2017. 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 +22 96 £440 -
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 Data Structures.

1 81 (84.38%) Banking
1 81 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 79 (82.29%) Finance
3 71 (73.96%) Java
3 71 (73.96%) Agile Software Development
4 67 (69.79%) OO
4 67 (69.79%) Functional Programming
5 55 (57.29%) Investment Banking
6 25 (26.04%) Low Latency
7 24 (25.00%) TDD
8 23 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (23.96%) Multithreading
8 23 (23.96%) Refactoring
8 23 (23.96%) Visual Studio
8 23 (23.96%) C#
8 23 (23.96%) C++
8 23 (23.96%) Performance Improvement
8 23 (23.96%) Asynchronous Programming
9 14 (14.58%) Microservices
9 14 (14.58%) REST
9 14 (14.58%) WebSockets
9 14 (14.58%) Derivative
9 14 (14.58%) JSON
10 13 (13.54%) TIBCO EMS
10 13 (13.54%) TIBCO
11 11 (11.46%) User Experience
12 7 (7.29%) Front Office
13 6 (6.25%) XML
14 4 (4.17%) Degree
14 4 (4.17%) SQL

Data Structures
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 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.13%) DB2
2 2 (2.08%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
3 1 (1.04%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.04%) Impala
3 1 (1.04%) Power BI
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA
2 1 (1.04%) JIRA Agile
General
1 81 (84.38%) Banking
2 79 (82.29%) Finance
3 55 (57.29%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 96 (100.00%) Developer
2 85 (88.54%) Senior Developer
3 70 (72.92%) Java Developer
4 66 (68.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 54 (56.25%) Agile Developer
5 54 (56.25%) Agile Java Developer
6 53 (55.21%) Senior Agile Developer
6 53 (55.21%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 52 (54.17%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 52 (54.17%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 23 (23.96%) C# Developer
9 22 (22.92%) C++ Developer
9 22 (22.92%) C++/C# Developer
10 19 (19.79%) Senior C# Developer
10 19 (19.79%) Senior C++ Developer
11 5 (5.21%) Real Time Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Front Office Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 1 (1.04%) Apache Spark Developer
13 1 (1.04%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.58%) JSON
1 14 (14.58%) REST
1 14 (14.58%) WebSockets
2 13 (13.54%) TIBCO EMS
3 6 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.08%) Backbone.js
4 2 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.04%) .NET
5 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.04%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.04%) Kafka
5 1 (1.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Derivative
2 11 (11.46%) User Experience
3 3 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.04%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Equities
4 1 (1.04%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (84.38%) Test Automation
2 71 (73.96%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (69.79%) Functional Programming
3 67 (69.79%) OO
4 25 (26.04%) Low Latency
5 24 (25.00%) TDD
6 23 (23.96%) Asynchronous Programming
6 23 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (23.96%) Multithreading
6 23 (23.96%) Performance Improvement
6 23 (23.96%) Refactoring
7 14 (14.58%) Microservices
8 4 (4.17%) Analytics
9 2 (2.08%) Concurrent Programming
9 2 (2.08%) Data Analytics
9 2 (2.08%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.04%) Data Cleansing
10 1 (1.04%) MVC
10 1 (1.04%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (73.96%) Java
2 23 (23.96%) C#
2 23 (23.96%) C++
3 4 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) TIBCO
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle
3 1 (1.04%) Cloudera