Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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.

Agile Software Development
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 21
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -17
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 103 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 19.25% 11.57% 7.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 22.79% 14.04% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 16 8
Belfast median daily rate £413 £331 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.53% -25.35% +38.67%
10th Percentile £363 £235 £281
90th Percentile £460 £408 £570
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £331 £444
% change year-on-year +24.53% -25.35% +38.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 452 178 136
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 84.49% 82.41% 74.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 88 71
Belfast median daily rate £413 £315 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.95% +40.00% -34.78%
10th Percentile £290 £151 £116
90th Percentile £488 £443 £488
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £320 £225
% change year-on-year +28.91% +42.22% -34.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Belfast median hourly rate £17.69 £14.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -17.86% -
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.00 £12.65
90th Percentile £20.87 £20.20 £32.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.69 £13.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +36.10% -25.71% -

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 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Agile Software Development 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 Belfast region with a requirement for Agile Software Development.

1 80 (77.67%) Java
2 73 (70.87%) Finance
3 69 (66.99%) OO
4 61 (59.22%) Banking
5 47 (45.63%) Investment Banking
6 46 (44.66%) Data Structures
7 45 (43.69%) Test Automation
8 44 (42.72%) Functional Programming
9 32 (31.07%) Relational Database
10 29 (28.16%) Front Office
11 22 (21.36%) SQL
12 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (17.48%) JSON
13 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
13 18 (17.48%) Unix
13 18 (17.48%) Linux
14 17 (16.50%) Oracle
14 17 (16.50%) TDD
14 17 (16.50%) Integration Testing
14 17 (16.50%) RESTful
15 16 (15.53%) C#
15 16 (15.53%) Information Security
16 15 (14.56%) Web Services
17 14 (13.59%) .NET
18 13 (12.62%) Scrum
18 13 (12.62%) WPF
18 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
18 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
19 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API

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 10 (9.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (2.91%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.94%) Confluence
3 2 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.97%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.97%) Jetty
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (31.07%) Relational Database
2 18 (17.48%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.71%) Big Data
4 7 (6.80%) Hadoop
5 6 (5.83%) DB2
6 5 (4.85%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.94%) Endeca
8 2 (1.94%) KDB
8 2 (1.94%) Kdb+
8 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.94%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.97%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.97%) IDOL
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) JIRA
1 5 (4.85%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (3.88%) Cucumber
3 3 (2.91%) JUnit
3 3 (2.91%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.91%) Selenium
3 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.94%) Ant
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Ivy
4 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.94%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.94%) Maven
4 2 (1.94%) Subversion
5 1 (0.97%) Bower
5 1 (0.97%) Grunt
5 1 (0.97%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.97%) Moq
5 1 (0.97%) QUnit
5 1 (0.97%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 73 (70.87%) Finance
2 61 (59.22%) Banking
3 47 (45.63%) Investment Banking
4 29 (28.16%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 95 (92.23%) Developer
2 70 (67.96%) Java Developer
3 57 (55.34%) Senior Developer
3 57 (55.34%) Senior Java Developer
4 43 (41.75%) Agile Developer
4 43 (41.75%) Agile Java Developer
4 43 (41.75%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 43 (41.75%) Senior Agile Developer
4 43 (41.75%) Senior Agile Java Developer
4 43 (41.75%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
5 11 (10.68%) C# Developer
6 5 (4.85%) .NET Developer
6 5 (4.85%) C# WPF Developer
6 5 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (4.85%) Talend Developer
6 5 (4.85%) WPF Developer
7 3 (2.91%) Analyst
7 3 (2.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (1.94%) QA Analyst
8 2 (1.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) JSON
2 17 (16.50%) RESTful
3 15 (14.56%) Web Services
4 14 (13.59%) .NET
5 13 (12.62%) .NET Framework
5 13 (12.62%) WPF
6 12 (11.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (11.65%) WCF
7 11 (10.68%) ADO.NET
7 11 (10.68%) WF
8 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
8 6 (5.83%) XML
9 5 (4.85%) Spring
10 4 (3.88%) Spring Boot
11 3 (2.91%) Angular 2
11 3 (2.91%) SAML
12 2 (1.94%) Natural Language Processing
12 2 (1.94%) REST
12 2 (1.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (1.94%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (44.66%) Data Structures
2 20 (19.42%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.68%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.88%) Equities
6 3 (2.91%) Derivative
6 3 (2.91%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.48%) Linux
1 18 (17.48%) Unix
2 2 (1.94%) Solaris
3 1 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (66.99%) OO
2 45 (43.69%) Test Automation
3 44 (42.72%) Functional Programming
4 20 (19.42%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (16.50%) Integration Testing
5 17 (16.50%) TDD
6 16 (15.53%) Information Security
7 13 (12.62%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.62%) Scrum
8 12 (11.65%) Multithreading
9 11 (10.68%) Memory Management
10 10 (9.71%) OOP
10 10 (9.71%) SOA
11 7 (6.80%) Pair Programming
12 6 (5.83%) Data Validation
12 6 (5.83%) MVC
12 6 (5.83%) SDLC
12 6 (5.83%) Validation
13 5 (4.85%) Data Transformation
14 4 (3.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (77.67%) Java
2 22 (21.36%) SQL
3 16 (15.53%) C#
4 11 (10.68%) PL/SQL
5 9 (8.74%) JavaScript
6 7 (6.80%) Python
7 3 (2.91%) VBScript
8 2 (1.94%) C++
8 2 (1.94%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) Korn
9 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.91%) Degree
2 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.91%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle
2 11 (10.68%) Sybase
3 5 (4.85%) Talend
4 2 (1.94%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft
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