Period
to 21 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 21 October 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 72 33
Rank change year-on-year +28 -39 -9
Contract jobs citing HP 4 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.22% 2.43% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 2.76% 6.22% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
Belfast median daily rate £308 £298 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +19.00% -
County Antrim median daily rate £308 £298 £250
% change year-on-year +3.36% +19.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Belfast.

All Vendors
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 145 241 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 44.21% 39.00% 55.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 176 71
Belfast median daily rate £412 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £100
90th Percentile £508 £495 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £315
% change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Belfast median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £15.25 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.24 £38.63
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +53.57% -6.67% -

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Belfast

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Belfast

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Belfast over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Belfast

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP 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 HP.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) HP ALM
2 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) TDD

HP
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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 4 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 4 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) HP ALM