Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 50 -
Rank change year-on-year +37 - +34
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 67 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 13.67% 0.51% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 27.80% 1.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 60 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £453 - -
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +17.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £32.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +53.85% +66.67% -37.10%

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 241 163 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.18% 41.27% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 130 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £440 £397 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +32.17% +15.38%
10th Percentile £310 £263 £180
90th Percentile £550 £588 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £24.75 £11.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.22% -14.81% -7.60%
10th Percentile £15.93 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £36.75 £13.50 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 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 +36 67 £453 - 1
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Structures 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 Data Structures.

1 52 (77.61%) Java
2 48 (71.64%) OO
3 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (70.15%) Banking
4 45 (67.16%) Finance
4 45 (67.16%) Test Automation
5 43 (64.18%) Functional Programming
6 22 (32.84%) Low Latency
7 20 (29.85%) Investment Banking
8 18 (26.87%) Multithreading
9 17 (25.37%) JSON
9 17 (25.37%) Microservices
9 17 (25.37%) REST
9 17 (25.37%) WebSockets
10 16 (23.88%) TIBCO EMS
10 16 (23.88%) TIBCO
11 14 (20.90%) TDD
12 13 (19.40%) Refactoring
12 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
12 13 (19.40%) C#
12 13 (19.40%) C++
12 13 (19.40%) Asynchronous Programming
12 13 (19.40%) Performance Improvement
12 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (19.40%) User Experience
13 10 (14.93%) Front Office
14 8 (11.94%) Derivative
14 8 (11.94%) XML
15 7 (10.45%) Spring
16 6 (8.96%) Algorithms

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 (1.49%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.49%) MQSeries
1 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) DB2
2 2 (2.99%) DB2 UDB
2 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Hive
3 1 (1.49%) Big Data
3 1 (1.49%) Cloudera CDH
3 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.49%) Impala
3 1 (1.49%) Power BI
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA
2 1 (1.49%) JIRA Agile
General
1 47 (70.15%) Banking
2 45 (67.16%) Finance
3 20 (29.85%) Investment Banking
4 10 (14.93%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 67 (100.00%) Developer
2 51 (76.12%) Java Developer
3 48 (71.64%) Senior Developer
4 40 (59.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (37.31%) Agile Developer
5 25 (37.31%) Agile Java Developer
6 24 (35.82%) Senior Agile Developer
6 24 (35.82%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 17 (25.37%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 17 (25.37%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 13 (19.40%) C# Developer
9 10 (14.93%) C++ Developer
9 10 (14.93%) C++/C# Developer
10 8 (11.94%) Senior C# Developer
10 8 (11.94%) Senior C++ Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 5 (7.46%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Front Office Developer
12 4 (5.97%) Low Latency Java Developer
13 1 (1.49%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.37%) JSON
1 17 (25.37%) REST
1 17 (25.37%) WebSockets
2 16 (23.88%) TIBCO EMS
3 8 (11.94%) XML
4 7 (10.45%) Spring
5 2 (2.99%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.99%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.49%) .NET
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) User Experience
2 8 (11.94%) Derivative
3 6 (8.96%) Algorithms
4 3 (4.48%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.99%) Equities
5 2 (2.99%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (2.99%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.49%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (71.64%) OO
2 47 (70.15%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (67.16%) Test Automation
4 43 (64.18%) Functional Programming
5 22 (32.84%) Low Latency
6 18 (26.87%) Multithreading
7 17 (25.37%) Microservices
8 14 (20.90%) TDD
9 13 (19.40%) Asynchronous Programming
9 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (19.40%) Performance Improvement
9 13 (19.40%) Refactoring
10 5 (7.46%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (7.46%) OOP
11 4 (5.97%) Analytics
12 2 (2.99%) Concurrent Programming
12 2 (2.99%) Data Analytics
12 2 (2.99%) Data Modelling
13 1 (1.49%) Market Making
13 1 (1.49%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 52 (77.61%) Java
2 13 (19.40%) C#
2 13 (19.40%) C++
3 4 (5.97%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 16 (23.88%) TIBCO
2 2 (2.99%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Cloudera