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 3 months to 27 June 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.

Continuous Integration
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 10 18
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8  
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 40 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.05% 8.14% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.39% 9.46% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 5 1
Median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +26.66% +7.14%  

Continuous Integration 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 278 74 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 83.73% 86.05% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 39 26
Median daily rate £413 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £438 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Continuous Integration 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 Continuous Integration.

1 39 (79.59%) Linux
2 36 (73.47%) Java
3 27 (55.10%) Unix
4 26 (53.06%) SQL
5 25 (51.02%) OO
5 25 (51.02%) Finance
5 25 (51.02%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (46.94%) Jenkins
7 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
8 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (42.86%) Node.js
9 20 (40.82%) Artifactory
9 20 (40.82%) TeamCity
9 20 (40.82%) Oracle
9 20 (40.82%) Front Office
10 19 (38.78%) Sonatype Nexus
11 17 (34.69%) C#
11 17 (34.69%) Information Security
11 17 (34.69%) Integration Testing
12 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
13 15 (30.61%) TDD
14 14 (28.57%) LDAP
14 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
15 12 (24.49%) DevOps
15 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
15 12 (24.49%) .NET
15 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
15 12 (24.49%) Banking
16 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
17 10 (20.41%) MongoDB

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 1 (2.04%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.12%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.04%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.04%) GitHub
4 1 (2.04%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
3 10 (20.41%) MongoDB
3 10 (20.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.12%) Big Data
4 3 (6.12%) KDB
4 3 (6.12%) Kdb+
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 23 (46.94%) Jenkins
2 20 (40.82%) Artifactory
2 20 (40.82%) TeamCity
3 19 (38.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.04%) Babel
5 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.04%) PhantomJS
General
1 25 (51.02%) Finance
2 20 (40.82%) Front Office
3 12 (24.49%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.33%) JavaScript Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.20%) C++/C# Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (8.16%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) KDB Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
9 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (4.08%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) Node.js
2 12 (24.49%) .NET
3 3 (6.12%) WPF
4 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
4 2 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.08%) CSS
4 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 2 (4.08%) JSON
4 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.08%) XML
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
5 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) Handlebars
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) jQuery
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (51.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Social Network
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Team
3 3 (6.12%) Data Structures
3 3 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.12%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.04%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 39 (79.59%) Linux
2 27 (55.10%) Unix
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Solaris
5 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) OO
2 21 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Information Security
3 17 (34.69%) Integration Testing
4 15 (30.61%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) DevOps
5 12 (24.49%) Mentoring
6 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
7 10 (20.41%) SDLC
8 5 (10.20%) Asynchronous Programming
8 5 (10.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
8 5 (10.20%) Multithreading
8 5 (10.20%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (10.20%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.16%) Data Validation
9 4 (8.16%) OOD
9 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
9 4 (8.16%) Process Management
9 4 (8.16%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (73.47%) Java
2 26 (53.06%) SQL
3 22 (44.90%) JavaScript
4 17 (34.69%) C#
5 5 (10.20%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) R
8 1 (2.04%) ECMAScript
8 1 (2.04%) ES6
8 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.24%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 1 (2.04%) Twitter