Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 40 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing Data Structures 36 39 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.47% 6.71% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 17.14% 12.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 39 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £475 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% - -
UK median daily rate £500 £446 £434
% change year-on-year +12.04% +2.88% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.50 £30.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +48.33% -14.29% +55.56%

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 210 311 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.41% 53.53% 36.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 266 35
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £411 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.64% +32.66% +55.00%
10th Percentile £296 £266 £80
90th Percentile £538 £481 £593
UK median daily rate £455 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £14.56 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% -38.04% +74.07%
10th Percentile £12.20 £14.56 £23.25
90th Percentile £29.20 £14.56 £23.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +13.51%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +17 34 £475 +15.15% 2
Data Structures
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 31 (86.11%) Java
1 31 (86.11%) OO
2 21 (58.33%) Finance
3 20 (55.56%) Low Latency
4 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
4 19 (52.78%) Banking
5 18 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 17 (47.22%) Electronic Trading
7 16 (44.44%) OOP
8 15 (41.67%) Functional Programming
8 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (33.33%) Spring
9 12 (33.33%) Algorithms
9 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (27.78%) Deployment Automation
10 10 (27.78%) Front Office
11 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (22.22%) C#
13 6 (16.67%) C++
14 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
14 5 (13.89%) REST
14 5 (13.89%) Performance Improvement
14 5 (13.89%) JSON
14 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
14 5 (13.89%) Asynchronous Programming
15 4 (11.11%) Zuul
15 4 (11.11%) SOLID
15 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
15 4 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS

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 (2.78%) MQSeries
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) npm
1 3 (8.33%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
General
1 21 (58.33%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Banking
3 10 (27.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (86.11%) Java Developer
3 16 (44.44%) Senior Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Agile Java Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Agile Developer
5 8 (22.22%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Electronic Trading Developer
6 7 (19.44%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
8 4 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
9 3 (8.33%) C++/C# Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior C# Developer
9 3 (8.33%) Senior C++ Developer
10 1 (2.78%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Spring
2 5 (13.89%) JSON
2 5 (13.89%) REST
3 4 (11.11%) Akka
3 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.11%) Kafka
3 4 (11.11%) Spring Boot
3 4 (11.11%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (11.11%) Zuul
4 3 (8.33%) HTML
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
4 3 (8.33%) React
4 3 (8.33%) Redux
4 3 (8.33%) WebSockets
4 3 (8.33%) WPF
5 2 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.33%) Equities
2 3 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.78%) Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
1 2 (5.56%) Unix
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (86.11%) OO
2 20 (55.56%) Low Latency
3 19 (52.78%) Test Automation
4 18 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 17 (47.22%) Electronic Trading
6 16 (44.44%) OOP
7 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (41.67%) Functional Programming
8 12 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (27.78%) Deployment Automation
10 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (25.00%) TDD
11 5 (13.89%) Asynchronous Programming
11 5 (13.89%) Performance Improvement
11 5 (13.89%) Refactoring
12 4 (11.11%) SOLID
12 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
13 3 (8.33%) Garbage Collection
13 3 (8.33%) Microservices
14 2 (5.56%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) Java
2 8 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (16.67%) C++
4 3 (8.33%) ES6
4 3 (8.33%) Java 8
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) Python
4 3 (8.33%) TypeScript
5 2 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) TIBCO
2 2 (5.56%) FXall
2 2 (5.56%) Reuters
3 1 (2.78%) IBM