Period
to 16 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Derivative in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Derivative over the 6 months to 16 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.

Derivatives
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 41 19
Rank change year-on-year -16 -22 +8
Contract jobs citing Derivative 20 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.54% 0.62% 5.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.41% 2.02% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 7
Northern Ireland median daily rate £475 £420 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.10% +140.00% -56.25%
10th Percentile £397 £420 £163
90th Percentile £538 £420 £525
UK median daily rate £600 £600 £575
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +125.00% +17.65% -33.58%

Derivative 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 312 99 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 55.22% 30.46% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 66 37
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £310 £238 £88
90th Percentile £538 £550 £455
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £19.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -3.70% -19.26%
10th Percentile £15.45 £10.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £31.95 £17.00 £14.25
UK median hourly rate £21.74 £20.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.56% +11.43%

Derivative
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Derivative in Northern Ireland

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Derivative in Northern Ireland

Derivative
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Derivative in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Derivative in Northern Ireland

Derivative
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 Derivative within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 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 -15 20 £475 +13.10%
Derivative
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Derivative 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 Derivative.

1 15 (75.00%) Finance
1 15 (75.00%) TDD
1 15 (75.00%) Banking
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
2 14 (70.00%) Data Structures
3 13 (65.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
3 13 (65.00%) Refactoring
3 13 (65.00%) Performance Improvement
3 13 (65.00%) Low Latency
3 13 (65.00%) C++
3 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (15.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) PMO
6 2 (10.00%) WPF
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) Front Office
6 2 (10.00%) Equities
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Derivative
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:

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (65.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Artifactory
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) ProC
2 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (75.00%) Banking
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (85.00%) Developer
2 14 (70.00%) C# Developer
3 13 (65.00%) C++ Developer
3 13 (65.00%) C++/C# Developer
3 13 (65.00%) Senior C# Developer
3 13 (65.00%) Senior C++ Developer
3 13 (65.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (10.00%) WPF
2 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (5.00%) JSON
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
2 1 (5.00%) REST
2 1 (5.00%) Task Parallel Library
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (5.00%) WCF
2 1 (5.00%) WebSockets
2 1 (5.00%) WinForms
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Data Structures
2 4 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Equities
4 2 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (5.00%) Social Network
5 1 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) TDD
2 14 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (70.00%) Test Automation
3 13 (65.00%) Asynchronous Programming
3 13 (65.00%) Low Latency
3 13 (65.00%) Multithreading
3 13 (65.00%) Performance Improvement
3 13 (65.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) BDD
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (5.00%) Memory Management
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Release Management
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Infragistics
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle
1 1 (5.00%) TIBCO