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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 8 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11  
Contract jobs citing Agile Software Development 33 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 15.42% 10.34% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 17.93% 12.50% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 2
Median daily rate £400 £338 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.51% +12.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £126 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £393 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £380
% change year-on-year +2.40% +9.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.36% +20.71%  

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 184 72 74
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 85.98% 82.76% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 33 37
Median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £108 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £440 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Median hourly rate £21.61 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.03% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +18.03%  

Agile Software Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Agile Software Development as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Agile Software Development in Belfast

Agile Software Development
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Agile Software Development in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 43 (41.35%) Java
2 40 (38.46%) SQL
3 37 (35.58%) Finance
4 27 (25.96%) Front Office
5 26 (25.00%) TDD
5 26 (25.00%) Banking
6 25 (24.04%) C#
6 25 (24.04%) Relational Database
7 22 (21.15%) Linux
8 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
9 20 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (18.27%) Multithreading
11 17 (16.35%) Scrum
11 17 (16.35%) OO
11 17 (16.35%) Python
11 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Project
12 16 (15.38%) Oracle
12 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 16 (15.38%) Project Management
12 16 (15.38%) JSON
12 16 (15.38%) RESTful
13 15 (14.42%) C++
13 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
13 15 (14.42%) Unix
14 14 (13.46%) .NET
14 14 (13.46%) Information Security
14 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
14 14 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (12.50%) WPF
15 13 (12.50%) Manual Testing

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 (9.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.77%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (2.88%) Apache
3 3 (2.88%) Confluence
4 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) Jetty
5 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (2.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 9 (8.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.77%) KDB
4 6 (5.77%) Kdb+
5 5 (4.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.88%) Big Data
7 3 (2.88%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.92%) Endeca
8 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.96%) DB2
9 1 (0.96%) IDOL
9 1 (0.96%) QlikView
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) JIRA
2 3 (2.88%) Ant
2 3 (2.88%) Bitbucket
2 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
2 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.88%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.88%) Maven
2 3 (2.88%) Selenium
2 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.92%) JUnit
3 2 (1.92%) Subversion
3 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.96%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (35.58%) Finance
2 27 (25.96%) Front Office
3 26 (25.00%) Banking
4 9 (8.65%) Law
5 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Electronics
6 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (60.58%) Developer
2 34 (32.69%) Java Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Senior Developer
3 18 (17.31%) Senior Java Developer
4 13 (12.50%) Analyst
4 13 (12.50%) C# Developer
5 12 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 7 (6.73%) Lead Developer
6 7 (6.73%) Test Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.77%) Architect
7 6 (5.77%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
7 6 (5.77%) KDB Developer
8 5 (4.81%) Banking Analyst
8 5 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (4.81%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (4.81%) C++ Developer
8 5 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (4.81%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.38%) JSON
1 16 (15.38%) RESTful
2 14 (13.46%) .NET
3 13 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 13 (12.50%) Web Services
3 13 (12.50%) WPF
4 12 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (11.54%) WCF
5 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
5 11 (10.58%) ADO.NET
5 11 (10.58%) Spring
5 11 (10.58%) WF
6 8 (7.69%) Spring Boot
7 6 (5.77%) Spring MVC
7 6 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (4.81%) Angular 2
8 5 (4.81%) JSP
8 5 (4.81%) Servlets
8 5 (4.81%) XML
9 4 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.19%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.46%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (10.58%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.77%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (5.77%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.88%) Equities
7 2 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.92%) Derivative
7 2 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (21.15%) Linux
2 15 (14.42%) Unix
3 6 (5.77%) Solaris
4 1 (0.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) TDD
2 20 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (18.27%) Multithreading
4 17 (16.35%) OO
4 17 (16.35%) Scrum
5 16 (15.38%) Project Management
6 14 (13.46%) Information Security
6 14 (13.46%) Integration Testing
7 13 (12.50%) BDD
7 13 (12.50%) Data Validation
7 13 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 13 (12.50%) Validation
8 12 (11.54%) Defect Management
8 12 (11.54%) Mentoring
8 12 (11.54%) OOD
9 11 (10.58%) Memory Management
9 11 (10.58%) PRINCE2
9 11 (10.58%) SOA
10 10 (9.62%) MVC
10 10 (9.62%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 43 (41.35%) Java
2 40 (38.46%) SQL
3 25 (24.04%) C#
4 17 (16.35%) Python
5 15 (14.42%) C++
5 15 (14.42%) JavaScript
6 11 (10.58%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.77%) Perl
8 3 (2.88%) VBScript
9 2 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Degree
2 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.77%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.81%) PMP
5 2 (1.92%) HND
6 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) PMO
3 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.92%) Firmware
3 1 (0.96%) Docker
3 1 (0.96%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.96%) AppManager
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 16 (15.38%) Oracle
2 11 (10.58%) Sybase
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.85%) ATG
5 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.96%) Talend
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