Period
to 19 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 53 39
Rank change year-on-year +19 -14 -24
Contract jobs citing HP 14 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.61% 3.57% 1.84%
As % of the Vendors category 7.49% 9.05% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £320 £321 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.16% - -
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.30 £16.49 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.22% +13.72% -27.50%

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 Northern Ireland.

All Vendors
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 187 221 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 48.20% 39.39% 44.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 153 79
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +30.95% +3.70%
10th Percentile £270 £267 £139
90th Percentile £500 £483 £432
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 17
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £27.25 £14.00 £12.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +94.64% +13.45% -
10th Percentile £13.40 £9.65 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.60 £24.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -5.71%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for HP in Northern Ireland

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in Northern Ireland

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in Northern Ireland

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in Northern Ireland

HP
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 HP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 19 December 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 +22 12 £315 +2.27% 3
HP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for HP.

1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
1 14 (100.00%) QA
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 14 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 14 (100.00%) HP ALM
2 13 (92.86%) TestComplete
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) Banking
4 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
4 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (64.29%) VBScript
4 9 (64.29%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
7 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (7.14%) Ruby
9 1 (7.14%) ISTQB

HP
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:

Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) JIRA
1 14 (100.00%) Selenium
2 13 (92.86%) TestComplete
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 9 (64.29%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Test Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 14 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 14 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) SQL
3 9 (64.29%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) HP ALM