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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 45 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 42.86% 42.86% 40.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.21% 46.88% 56.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 75
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £365 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
95 96 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.94% 91.43% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 30 106
Average daily rate £275 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £383 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 1
Average hourly rate £24.75 £13.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015, 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 22 (31.43%) XML
2 20 (28.57%) Web Services
2 20 (28.57%) Oracle
3 19 (27.14%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) HTML
5 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (22.86%) SQL
5 16 (22.86%) CSS
5 16 (22.86%) Finance
6 15 (21.43%) Banking
7 14 (20.00%) Linux
8 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.14%) HTML5
10 10 (14.29%) .NET
10 10 (14.29%) UNIX
10 10 (14.29%) OO
10 10 (14.29%) JSON
10 10 (14.29%) CSS3
10 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
11 9 (12.86%) C#
11 9 (12.86%) DB2
12 8 (11.43%) MVC
12 8 (11.43%) Ab Initio
12 8 (11.43%) Backbone.js
12 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
13 7 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
13 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (10.00%) Degree
13 7 (10.00%) jQuery

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.43%) Kentico
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Exstream
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) FTP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) DB2
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.57%) KDB
5 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.71%) Triplestore
6 3 (4.29%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.86%) MS Access
7 2 (2.86%) MySQL
8 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.43%) QlikView
8 1 (1.43%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.43%) Mocha
3 1 (1.43%) QUnit
3 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.43%) Grunt
3 1 (1.43%) Bower
3 1 (1.43%) webpack
3 1 (1.43%) Maven
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.43%) Ant
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 15 (21.43%) Banking
3 6 (8.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) XML
2 20 (28.57%) Web Services
3 18 (25.71%) HTML
4 16 (22.86%) CSS
5 12 (17.14%) HTML5
6 10 (14.29%) JSON
6 10 (14.29%) .NET
6 10 (14.29%) CSS3
7 8 (11.43%) Backbone.js
8 7 (10.00%) XSL
8 7 (10.00%) XHTML
8 7 (10.00%) Ajax
8 7 (10.00%) jQuery
9 6 (8.57%) J2EE
9 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.14%) JMS
10 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.71%) Sass
12 3 (4.29%) Cocoa Touch
12 3 (4.29%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) W3C
3 3 (4.29%) Equities
3 3 (4.29%) Animation
3 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.00%) Linux
2 10 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.86%) Windows
4 2 (2.86%) Android
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.29%) OO
2 8 (11.43%) MVC
3 7 (10.00%) Web Design
3 7 (10.00%) TDD
3 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 6 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
5 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 4 (5.71%) iOS Development
6 4 (5.71%) Parallel Processing
6 4 (5.71%) Metaprogramming
6 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
6 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.29%) Release Management
7 3 (4.29%) Data Mapping
8 2 (2.86%) Time Management
8 2 (2.86%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (27.14%) Java
2 16 (22.86%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.86%) SQL
3 9 (12.86%) Shell Script
3 9 (12.86%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 4 (5.71%) Korn
5 4 (5.71%) SPARQL
5 4 (5.71%) VB
5 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
6 3 (4.29%) ActionScript 2.0
6 3 (4.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 2 (2.86%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) C++
7 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.43%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) HND
3 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Puppet
1 6 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (1.43%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 20 (28.57%) Oracle
2 8 (11.43%) Ab Initio
3 7 (10.00%) Actimize
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (1.43%) VMware
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