Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 19 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 72 32
Rank change year-on-year +27 -40 -7
Contract jobs citing HP 4 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 1.18% 2.40% 2.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 6.20% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 1
County Antrim median daily rate £308 £298 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.36% +19.00% -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £308 £324 £250
% change year-on-year -5.09% +29.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - £23.50

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 County Antrim.

All Vendors
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 152 242 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 44.97% 38.66% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 177 73
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £105
90th Percentile £504 £500 £455
Northern Ireland median daily rate £412 £413 £315
% change year-on-year -0.12% +30.95% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 6
County Antrim median hourly rate £21.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.57% -6.67% -53.13%
10th Percentile £15.00 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.24 £38.63
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.75 £14.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +48.21% -30.00% -37.50%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in County Antrim over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in County Antrim

HP
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +21 4 £308 +3.36% 1
HP
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 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 County Antrim 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 County Antrim 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