Period
to 16 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 16 January 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 +12
Contract jobs citing Continuous Integration 39 18 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 7.71% 4.85% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.52% 6.10% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 17 3
Northern Ireland median daily rate £450 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% +198.25%
10th Percentile £398 £360 £413
90th Percentile £538 £403 £448
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £49.50 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +16.47% -10.53% +18.75%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 458 295 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 90.51% 79.51% 78.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 339 196 59
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +10.77% +8.33%
10th Percentile £285 £213 £234
90th Percentile £525 £475 £505
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £12.47 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.36% -18.26% +17.31%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.25 £35.15 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £23.75 £24.43 £23.43
% change year-on-year -2.78% +4.29% +17.13%

Continuous Integration
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Continuous Integration in Northern Ireland

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Continuous Integration in Northern Ireland

Continuous Integration
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Continuous Integration in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Continuous Integration in Northern Ireland

Continuous Integration
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Continuous Integration within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 16 January 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
County Antrim 0 39 £450 +16.88% 17
Continuous Integration
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Continuous Integration.

1 31 (79.49%) Finance
2 26 (66.67%) TDD
2 26 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 25 (64.10%) Low Latency
3 25 (64.10%) Multithreading
4 23 (58.97%) Visual Studio
4 23 (58.97%) C#
4 23 (58.97%) C++
4 23 (58.97%) Performance Improvement
4 23 (58.97%) Asynchronous Programming
5 19 (48.72%) Data Structures
5 19 (48.72%) Refactoring
6 17 (43.59%) Banking
7 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (33.33%) Derivative
7 13 (33.33%) Java
8 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 11 (28.21%) Front Office
8 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (25.64%) Linux
10 9 (23.08%) Spring
10 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
11 8 (20.51%) Unix
12 7 (17.95%) OO
12 7 (17.95%) Information Security
12 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
12 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
13 4 (10.26%) R
13 4 (10.26%) C
14 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing

Continuous Integration
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (5.13%) JBoss
1 2 (5.13%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.13%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.13%) Hazelcast
2 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.13%) Redis
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Selenium
3 2 (5.13%) Ant
3 2 (5.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.13%) FitNesse
3 2 (5.13%) Gradle
3 2 (5.13%) Hudson
3 2 (5.13%) JBehave
3 2 (5.13%) JHipster
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) LoadUI
3 2 (5.13%) Maven
3 2 (5.13%) Mockito
3 2 (5.13%) NetBeans
3 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (79.49%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
3 11 (28.21%) Front Office
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (89.74%) Developer
2 23 (58.97%) C# Developer
3 18 (46.15%) C++ Developer
3 18 (46.15%) C++/C# Developer
4 17 (43.59%) Senior Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Senior C# Developer
5 16 (41.03%) Senior C++ Developer
6 12 (30.77%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.26%) C Developer
8 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Real Time Developer
9 1 (2.56%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
9 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Scrum Master
9 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (7.69%) RESTful
3 2 (5.13%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.13%) Backbone.js
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
3 2 (5.13%) EclipseLink
3 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.13%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) HTML5
3 2 (5.13%) iBATIS
3 2 (5.13%) Java EE
3 2 (5.13%) JMS
3 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (5.13%) LESS
3 2 (5.13%) Sass
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.13%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) Data Structures
2 13 (33.33%) Derivative
3 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) TDD
1 26 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 25 (64.10%) Low Latency
2 25 (64.10%) Multithreading
3 23 (58.97%) Asynchronous Programming
3 23 (58.97%) Performance Improvement
4 19 (48.72%) Refactoring
5 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Information Security
7 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
7 7 (17.95%) OO
8 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.13%) DevOps
9 2 (5.13%) Front End Development
9 2 (5.13%) Microservices
9 2 (5.13%) Open Source
9 2 (5.13%) System Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.56%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (58.97%) C#
1 23 (58.97%) C++
2 13 (33.33%) Java
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.26%) C
4 4 (10.26%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.56%) Graylog
2 1 (2.56%) Nagios
2 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) yum
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central