Period
to 18 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Reuters products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reuters over the 6 months to 18 June 2018 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Reuters Group PLC.

Reuters
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 63 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +31
Contract jobs citing Reuters 9 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.12% 1.78% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.64% 4.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £500 £178 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +181.69% - -
UK median daily rate £450 £575 £450
% change year-on-year -21.74% +27.78% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £21.40 £21.34
% change year-on-year +40.19% +0.28% +18.56%

Reuters is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 194 241 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.75% 42.81% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 188 42
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.93% +7.14% +55.56%
10th Percentile £270 £257 £115
90th Percentile £544 £469 £524
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -36.84% -40.63%
10th Percentile £10.90 £11.00 £15.38
90th Percentile £17.60 £14.75 £22.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%

Reuters
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Reuters in Northern Ireland

Reuters
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Reuters in Northern Ireland

Reuters
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Reuters in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Reuters in Northern Ireland

Reuters
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 Reuters within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 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 +14 9 £500 +181.69%
Reuters
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Reuters 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 Reuters.

1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Front Office
3 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 6 (66.67%) WPF
3 6 (66.67%) FXall
3 6 (66.67%) Redux
3 6 (66.67%) Zuul
3 6 (66.67%) npm
3 6 (66.67%) Yarn
3 6 (66.67%) Java 8
3 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (66.67%) TeamCity
3 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (66.67%) HTML5
3 6 (66.67%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) Kafka
3 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) Akka
3 6 (66.67%) TypeScript
3 6 (66.67%) React
3 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
3 6 (66.67%) Garbage Collection
3 6 (66.67%) ES6
3 6 (66.67%) SOLID
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 6 (66.67%) Spring

Reuters
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 3 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) npm
1 6 (66.67%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 6 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 6 (66.67%) JUnit
1 6 (66.67%) Maven
1 6 (66.67%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Front Office
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
1 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Akka
1 6 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) HTML5
1 6 (66.67%) JSON
1 6 (66.67%) Kafka
1 6 (66.67%) React
1 6 (66.67%) Redux
1 6 (66.67%) REST
1 6 (66.67%) Spring
1 6 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 6 (66.67%) WPF
1 6 (66.67%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
1 6 (66.67%) Garbage Collection
1 6 (66.67%) OO
1 6 (66.67%) SOLID
1 6 (66.67%) TDD
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 3 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (33.33%) Statistics
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) ES6
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Java 8
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) TypeScript
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) FXall
2 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Sun