Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Continuous Integration skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Continuous Integration over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 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.

Continuous Integration
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 +8
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 35 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.45% 5.56% 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.29% 6.97% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 3
Belfast median daily rate £460 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.57% -9.41% +198.25%
10th Percentile £400 £360 £413
90th Percentile £550 £405 £448
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +19.57% -9.41% +198.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Continuous Integration 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 422 287 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 89.79% 79.72% 79.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 207 63
Belfast median daily rate £425 £373 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.94% +14.77% +18.18%
10th Percentile £288 £238 £225
90th Percentile £538 £482 £470
County Antrim median daily rate £428 £374 £325
% change year-on-year +14.30% +15.08% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 3
Belfast median hourly rate £14.25 £12.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -21.31% +7.02%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £22.15 £20.92 £35.28
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +17.31% -14.75% +7.02%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Continuous Integration as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Belfast

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Continuous Integration in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Belfast

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Belfast over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration 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 Continuous Integration.

1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 21 (60.00%) Finance
3 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
4 18 (51.43%) TDD
5 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 15 (42.86%) Low Latency
6 14 (40.00%) Spring
7 13 (37.14%) Refactoring
7 13 (37.14%) C++
7 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
7 13 (37.14%) Data Structures
7 13 (37.14%) Performance Improvement
7 13 (37.14%) Asynchronous Programming
8 12 (34.29%) Java
9 11 (31.43%) Banking
10 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.71%) REST
11 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
12 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (20.00%) WinForms
12 7 (20.00%) .NET
12 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
12 7 (20.00%) DevExpress
13 6 (17.14%) Linux
13 6 (17.14%) Front Office
13 6 (17.14%) Derivative
14 5 (14.29%) OO
14 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
14 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
14 5 (14.29%) Git (software)

Continuous Integration
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 2 (5.71%) JBoss
1 2 (5.71%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) npm
1 2 (5.71%) Yarn
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) Hazelcast
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Redis
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (37.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
3 4 (11.43%) Maven
3 4 (11.43%) Selenium
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.71%) Ant
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
4 2 (5.71%) Hudson
4 2 (5.71%) IntelliJ
4 2 (5.71%) JBehave
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) JMeter
4 2 (5.71%) Mockito
4 2 (5.71%) NetBeans
4 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 11 (31.43%) Banking
3 6 (17.14%) Front Office
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 19 (54.29%) C# Developer
3 10 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 10 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 10 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior C# Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Tester
6 2 (5.71%) WinForms Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 1 (2.86%) Scrum Master
7 1 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Senior WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) Spring
2 9 (25.71%) REST
3 7 (20.00%) .NET
3 7 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (20.00%) WinForms
4 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.43%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) HTML5
4 4 (11.43%) Spring Boot
5 3 (8.57%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) Akka
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.71%) EclipseLink
6 2 (5.71%) Kafka
6 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.71%) LESS
6 2 (5.71%) React
6 2 (5.71%) Sass
6 2 (5.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Structures
2 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 6 (17.14%) Derivative
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (8.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Test Automation
2 18 (51.43%) TDD
3 15 (42.86%) Low Latency
3 15 (42.86%) Multithreading
4 13 (37.14%) Asynchronous Programming
4 13 (37.14%) Performance Improvement
4 13 (37.14%) Refactoring
5 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) OO
6 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Information Security
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (5.71%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.71%) Garbage Collection
8 2 (5.71%) Microservices
8 2 (5.71%) SDET
8 2 (5.71%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 13 (37.14%) C++
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) ES6
5 2 (5.71%) Python
5 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Graylog
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) yum
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) DevExpress
2 2 (5.71%) FXall
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) Reuters
3 1 (2.86%) CA Agile Central