Period
to 17 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Agile Software Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Agile Software Development over the 6 months to 17 July 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.

Agile Software Development
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 4 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 +9 -6
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 55 106 103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 13.68% 27.53% 19.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.30% 33.02% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 82 88
Belfast median daily rate £375 £432 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.09% +4.61% +37.50%
10th Percentile £315 £307 £363
90th Percentile £564 £488 £443
County Antrim median daily rate £375 £432 £413
% change year-on-year -13.09% +4.61% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Agile Software Development 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 Belfast with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 318 321 448
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 79.10% 83.38% 85.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 242 379
Belfast median daily rate £400 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +26.92%
10th Percentile £213 £275 £289
90th Percentile £568 £536 £488
County Antrim median daily rate £400 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -11.11% +9.09% +26.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 2
Belfast median hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £17.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.79% -18.04% +4.07%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.35 £14.21
90th Percentile £17.38 £19.85 £20.87
County Antrim median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £17.69
% change year-on-year -10.71% -20.87% +4.07%

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Agile Software Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Software Development in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Agile Software Development in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Agile Software Development in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Software Development in Belfast over the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 15 (27.27%) Front End Development
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
5 13 (23.64%) SQL
5 13 (23.64%) CSS
6 12 (21.82%) HTML
7 10 (18.18%) React
7 10 (18.18%) Project Management
8 9 (16.36%) Finance
8 9 (16.36%) JIRA
9 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
9 8 (14.55%) CSS3
9 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
10 7 (12.73%) Photoshop
10 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (12.73%) User Stories
10 7 (12.73%) Web Accessibility
10 7 (12.73%) HTML5
10 7 (12.73%) Microservices
11 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (10.91%) Scala
11 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
11 6 (10.91%) LIMS
11 6 (10.91%) Oracle
11 6 (10.91%) jQuery
11 6 (10.91%) Change Management
11 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
11 6 (10.91%) Web Design

Agile Software Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 (7.27%) JBoss
2 2 (3.64%) ArcGIS
2 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.64%) Slack
2 1 (1.82%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Big Data
2 2 (3.64%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (3.64%) GIS
2 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.64%) Spatial Data
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (16.36%) JIRA
2 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) SoapUI
3 3 (5.45%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.64%) Maven
4 2 (3.64%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) CA Release Automation
5 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.82%) gulp
5 1 (1.82%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.82%) Selenium
5 1 (1.82%) Sublime Text
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (50.91%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 9 (16.36%) React Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Angular Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Embedded Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.27%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Consultant
7 3 (5.45%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) GIS Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) Java Developer
8 2 (3.64%) PMO Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Product Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Product Owner
8 2 (3.64%) Software Manager
8 2 (3.64%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) AngularJS
2 13 (23.64%) CSS
3 12 (21.82%) HTML
4 10 (18.18%) React
5 8 (14.55%) CSS3
6 7 (12.73%) HTML5
6 7 (12.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (10.91%) jQuery
8 5 (9.09%) REST
8 5 (9.09%) Web Services
9 4 (7.27%) .NET
9 4 (7.27%) Node.js
9 4 (7.27%) SOAP
10 3 (5.45%) JSON
10 3 (5.45%) Spring
11 2 (3.64%) Django
11 2 (3.64%) J2EE
11 2 (3.64%) JAX-WS
11 2 (3.64%) jBPM
11 2 (3.64%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Greenfield Project
1 6 (10.91%) LIMS
1 6 (10.91%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) W3C
3 4 (7.27%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.82%) Robotics
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) AIX
2 1 (1.82%) Solaris
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.27%) Front End Development
2 10 (18.18%) Project Management
3 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.55%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.73%) Microservices
4 7 (12.73%) User Stories
4 7 (12.73%) Web Accessibility
5 6 (10.91%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) Information Management
5 6 (10.91%) Web Design
6 5 (9.09%) BDD
6 5 (9.09%) Coaching
6 5 (9.09%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (9.09%) Validation
7 4 (7.27%) API Testing
7 4 (7.27%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (7.27%) People Management
7 4 (7.27%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.09%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) Scala
5 4 (7.27%) C
5 4 (7.27%) C#
5 4 (7.27%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C
5 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Java 8
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Master's Degree
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.09%) WAI
1 5 (9.09%) WCAG
2 3 (5.45%) PMO
3 2 (3.64%) QA
4 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Docker
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.82%) XenApp
1 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.64%) Adobe
3 2 (3.64%) ESRI
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) HP
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
4 1 (1.82%) Xceptor