Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Statistics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Statistics over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 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.

Statistics
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 - +25
Contract jobs citing Statistics 6 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.70% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £215 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.44% - -
UK median daily rate £441 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.31% - +11.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £175.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £23.49 £24.99 £17.60
% change year-on-year -6.00% +41.97% -24.19%

Statistics is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 305 458 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 86.65% 90.87% 81.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 334 197
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £420 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +15.86% +11.54%
10th Percentile £308 £279 £213
90th Percentile £505 £534 £522
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 19
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +23.08% -14.75%
10th Percentile £10.63 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £37.25 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +2.17% - -

Statistics
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Statistics in Northern Ireland

Statistics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Statistics in Northern Ireland

Statistics
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 Statistics within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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 +29 5 £215 -4.44% 4
Statistics
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Statistics 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 Statistics.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Cognos
2 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) Data Mining
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) SAS
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SPSS
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) QlikView
2 5 (83.33%) Data Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Analytics
2 5 (83.33%) Power BI
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (16.67%) Replication
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Spring
4 1 (16.67%) Economics
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Management

Statistics
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 5 (83.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (83.33%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Mining
1 5 (83.33%) Power BI
1 5 (83.33%) QlikView
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Report Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analytics Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Analytics
1 5 (83.33%) Data Modelling
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Economics
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
3 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) AppDynamics
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Sybase