The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 47 21 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.59% 29.17% 25.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 51.09% 33.33% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 22
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£313 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £334 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
Developer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 63 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 81.42% 87.50% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 73
Average daily rate £300 £260 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.37% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.39 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Belfast region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 56 (55.45%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) SQL
3 28 (27.72%) Finance
4 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
5 26 (25.74%) Banking
6 23 (22.77%) UNIX
7 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
8 20 (19.80%) Oracle
9 18 (17.82%) J2EE
9 18 (17.82%) HTML
9 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (16.83%) CSS
11 16 (15.84%) Java EE
12 13 (12.87%) Perl
12 13 (12.87%) OO
12 13 (12.87%) Hibernate
12 13 (12.87%) MVC
13 12 (11.88%) Spring
13 12 (11.88%) Apple iOS
14 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
14 11 (10.89%) Sybase
15 10 (9.90%) Linux
15 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
15 10 (9.90%) Equities
15 10 (9.90%) Degree
16 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (8.91%) WebLogic
17 8 (7.92%) Struts
17 8 (7.92%) .NET
17 8 (7.92%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.91%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.99%) Kentico
3 1 (0.99%) CMS
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Exstream
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.99%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.99%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Multicast
1 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) SMS
2 1 (0.99%) FTP
2 1 (0.99%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.94%) KDB
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (2.97%) MySQL
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (1.98%) QlikView
7 1 (0.99%) DB2 UDB
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.99%) MS Access
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.99%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Eclipse
2 6 (5.94%) Maven
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.99%) Xcode
4 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 26 (25.74%) Banking
3 11 (10.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.97%) International Banking
4 3 (2.97%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.98%) Advertising
5 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Front Office
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) J2EE
1 18 (17.82%) HTML
2 17 (16.83%) CSS
3 16 (15.84%) Java EE
4 13 (12.87%) Hibernate
5 12 (11.88%) Spring
6 8 (7.92%) Struts
6 8 (7.92%) .NET
6 8 (7.92%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (6.93%) Dojo
7 7 (6.93%) SOAP
8 6 (5.94%) Web Services
8 6 (5.94%) XML
8 6 (5.94%) FpML
8 6 (5.94%) jQuery
9 5 (4.95%) Spring Integration
9 5 (4.95%) iOS SDK
9 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.96%) Android SDK
10 4 (3.96%) iPhone SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Equities
2 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.92%) Credit Risk
4 6 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.94%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.94%) Derivative
4 6 (5.94%) iPhone
5 5 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.96%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.99%) Social Media
8 1 (0.99%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) UNIX
2 12 (11.88%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.90%) Linux
4 7 (6.93%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.95%) Android
6 3 (2.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.98%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (12.87%) OO
2 13 (12.87%) MVC
3 8 (7.92%) People Management
4 7 (6.93%) Multithreading
4 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
4 7 (6.93%) RAD
5 6 (5.94%) iOS Development
6 5 (4.95%) Android Development
6 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.96%) Low Latency
7 4 (3.96%) Analytics
8 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.97%) Workflow
8 3 (2.97%) Data Modelling
9 2 (1.98%) SOA
9 2 (1.98%) ETL
9 2 (1.98%) Migration
9 2 (1.98%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.98%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 56 (55.45%) Java
2 31 (30.69%) SQL
3 21 (20.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (12.87%) Perl
5 10 (9.90%) Shell Script
6 8 (7.92%) T-SQL
6 8 (7.92%) Korn
7 7 (6.93%) C-shell
7 7 (6.93%) SQR
8 6 (5.94%) VB
8 6 (5.94%) C#
9 5 (4.95%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.96%) C++
10 4 (3.96%) PHP
10 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.98%) VBScript
11 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.99%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.99%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) HND
3 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.99%) Control-M
1 1 (0.99%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 20 (19.80%) Oracle
2 11 (10.89%) Sybase
3 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.96%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) Tableau
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) Reuters
7 1 (0.99%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.99%) Business Objects
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