The first table below looks at the demand for Build Forge skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Build Forge over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the County Antrim region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Build Forge
Rank 15 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Build Forge 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 4.90% 0.87% -
As % of the Development Applications category 18.52% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £444 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
27 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 26.47% 8.66% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Average daily rate £400 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
Build Forge
Northern Ireland

Build Forge
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Build Forge across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Build Forge Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Build Forge
Top 19 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Build Forge also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Build Forge.

1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) Python
1 4 (80.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (80.00%) CruiseControl
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) Perforce
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) AccuRev
1 4 (80.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit

Build Forge
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Build Forge also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Build Forge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Ant
1 4 (80.00%) ClearCase
1 4 (80.00%) CruiseControl
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
1 4 (80.00%) Maven
1 4 (80.00%) MSBuild
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Release Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Build and Release Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Perforce
1 4 (80.00%) AccuRev