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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 47.52% 24.55% 30.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 51.61% 27.27% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 23
Average daily rate
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£306 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
93 99 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 92.08% 90.00% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 60
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 41 (44.57%) Java
2 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
3 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (31.52%) HTML
4 29 (31.52%) CSS
5 23 (25.00%) MVC
6 21 (22.83%) Eclipse
6 21 (22.83%) Apple iOS
6 21 (22.83%) Web Application Development
7 20 (21.74%) Java EE
7 20 (21.74%) Dojo
7 20 (21.74%) Mac OS X
7 20 (21.74%) .NET
7 20 (21.74%) RAD
7 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.39%) SQL
8 16 (17.39%) UNIX
9 15 (16.30%) Banking
10 13 (14.13%) Finance
11 12 (13.04%) C#
12 11 (11.96%) Oracle
12 11 (11.96%) Hibernate
12 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking
13 10 (10.87%) Spring
13 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
14 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
14 9 (9.78%) Silverlight
14 9 (9.78%) Credit Risk
15 8 (8.70%) Perl
16 7 (7.61%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 3 (3.26%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.26%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) MS Access
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.17%) QlikView
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (22.83%) Eclipse
2 7 (7.61%) Maven
3 4 (4.35%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.26%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.26%) RubyMine
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.09%) StarTeam
General
1 15 (16.30%) Banking
2 13 (14.13%) Finance
3 11 (11.96%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Advertising
5 1 (1.09%) International Banking
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.52%) HTML
1 29 (31.52%) CSS
2 20 (21.74%) .NET
2 20 (21.74%) Java EE
2 20 (21.74%) Dojo
3 11 (11.96%) Hibernate
4 10 (10.87%) Spring
5 9 (9.78%) Silverlight
6 7 (7.61%) ASP.NET
7 6 (6.52%) jQuery
7 6 (6.52%) Spring Integration
8 5 (5.43%) HTML5
8 5 (5.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 5 (5.43%) .NET Framework
8 5 (5.43%) WCF
8 5 (5.43%) J2EE
9 4 (4.35%) JSON
10 3 (3.26%) Ajax
10 3 (3.26%) Struts
10 3 (3.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Credit Risk
2 3 (3.26%) Video on Demand
2 3 (3.26%) Streaming Video
2 3 (3.26%) IPTV
3 1 (1.09%) DTV
3 1 (1.09%) Equities
3 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.09%) iPhone
3 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (22.83%) Apple iOS
2 20 (21.74%) Mac OS X
3 16 (17.39%) UNIX
4 7 (7.61%) Linux
5 5 (5.43%) Windows
5 5 (5.43%) Android
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) MVC
3 21 (22.83%) Web Application Development
4 20 (21.74%) RAD
5 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (5.43%) Active Record
5 5 (5.43%) Android Development
6 4 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 4 (4.35%) TDD
7 3 (3.26%) Risk Management
7 3 (3.26%) Multithreading
7 3 (3.26%) iOS Development
8 2 (2.17%) Image Processing
8 2 (2.17%) Workflow
8 2 (2.17%) Migration
8 2 (2.17%) ETL
8 2 (2.17%) OOP
8 2 (2.17%) OO
9 1 (1.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.57%) Java
2 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
3 16 (17.39%) SQL
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 10 (10.87%) Shell Script
6 8 (8.70%) Perl
7 7 (7.61%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.52%) Ruby
8 6 (6.52%) Korn
8 6 (6.52%) C-shell
9 5 (5.43%) SQR
10 4 (4.35%) C++
11 3 (3.26%) Python
11 3 (3.26%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.09%) VBScript
12 1 (1.09%) VB
12 1 (1.09%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.09%) C
12 1 (1.09%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.09%) XAML
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
1 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (11.96%) Oracle
2 9 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.52%) Sybase
4 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.26%) Google
5 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.17%) Tableau
7 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.09%) Reuters
7 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.09%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.09%) Telerik
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £295 - £300 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £500.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago