The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Migration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Migration over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 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.

Migration
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 4 19
Rank change year-on-year -32 +15  
Contract jobs citing Migration 5 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.23% 16.94% 3.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 20.79% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £415 £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +39.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £330 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £433 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £386
% change year-on-year +3.12% +3.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.21%  

Migration is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 192 101 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 85.71% 81.45% 79.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 48 50
Median daily rate £408 £305 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.60% +22.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £114 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Median hourly rate £16.81 £14.50 £71.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.89% -79.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.61 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Migration
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland citing Migration as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Migration in Northern Ireland

Migration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Migration in Northern Ireland

Migration
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Migration in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Migration in Northern Ireland

Migration
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 Migration within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -31 5 £415 +3.75%
Migration
UK

Migration
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Migration 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 Migration.

1 12 (50.00%) Linux
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) Python
3 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 8 (33.33%) Ansible
3 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (25.00%) Java
4 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 4 (16.67%) Apache
5 4 (16.67%) OOD
5 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
5 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 4 (16.67%) TDD
5 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) Derivative
6 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (12.50%) Sage
7 2 (8.33%) Middleware
7 2 (8.33%) FpML
7 2 (8.33%) Replication

Migration
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 4 (16.67%) Apache
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.33%) Confluence
3 2 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Architect
2 8 (33.33%) Cloud Architect
3 7 (29.17%) Developer
4 5 (20.83%) Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) AWS Architect
6 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SharePoint Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Database Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Exchange Architect
7 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Messaging Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Murex Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (8.33%) Sybase Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (8.33%) FpML
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) JSON
1 2 (8.33%) Middleware
1 2 (8.33%) Murex MxML
1 2 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.33%) Equities
2 2 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
3 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 4 (16.67%) OOD
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Data Acquisition
5 2 (8.33%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow
6 1 (4.17%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Python
2 6 (25.00%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) C++
3 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) AWS Certification
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) Sage
3 2 (8.33%) Murex
3 2 (8.33%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) arcserve