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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 63 30 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 48.09% 30.61% 32.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 52.94% 32.97% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 13 23
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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 £211 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £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 £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
119 91 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 90.84% 92.86% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 41 57
Average daily rate £313 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -16.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.30 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -7.14%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 55 (57.89%) Java
2 30 (31.58%) SQL
3 26 (27.37%) Banking
4 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
4 24 (25.26%) UNIX
5 23 (24.21%) Finance
6 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 19 (20.00%) Oracle
9 18 (18.95%) Java EE
10 17 (17.89%) CSS
10 17 (17.89%) HTML
11 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
11 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
12 14 (14.74%) MVC
12 14 (14.74%) Spring
13 13 (13.68%) Perl
14 12 (12.63%) J2EE
14 12 (12.63%) Sybase
14 12 (12.63%) Eclipse
14 12 (12.63%) Investment Banking
15 11 (11.58%) RAD
15 11 (11.58%) Mac OS X
15 11 (11.58%) Web Application Development
15 11 (11.58%) Dojo
16 10 (10.53%) Credit Risk
16 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
16 10 (10.53%) OO
16 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
17 9 (9.47%) Korn

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 8 (8.42%) WebLogic
2 5 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.05%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.16%) Multicast
1 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.05%) SMS
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (4.21%) KDB
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.11%) QlikView
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.05%) OLAP
6 1 (1.05%) MySQL
6 1 (1.05%) MS Access
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) Eclipse
2 8 (8.42%) Maven
3 1 (1.05%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (27.37%) Banking
2 23 (24.21%) Finance
3 12 (12.63%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.16%) International Banking
6 2 (2.11%) Advertising
7 1 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.05%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.95%) Java EE
2 17 (17.89%) CSS
2 17 (17.89%) HTML
3 15 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 14 (14.74%) Spring
5 12 (12.63%) J2EE
6 11 (11.58%) Dojo
7 8 (8.42%) Struts
8 7 (7.37%) SOAP
8 7 (7.37%) .NET
8 7 (7.37%) Spring Integration
9 5 (5.26%) FpML
9 5 (5.26%) Web Services
10 4 (4.21%) XML
10 4 (4.21%) ASP.NET
10 4 (4.21%) jQuery
10 4 (4.21%) JSON
10 4 (4.21%) iPhone SDK
10 4 (4.21%) iOS SDK
10 4 (4.21%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.53%) Credit Risk
2 8 (8.42%) Equities
3 5 (5.26%) iPhone
3 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.26%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.26%) Derivative
3 5 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (4.21%) N-Tier
4 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.16%) Video on Demand
5 3 (3.16%) Streaming Video
6 2 (2.11%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.05%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.05%) Social Media
7 1 (1.05%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) UNIX
2 15 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 11 (11.58%) Mac OS X
4 9 (9.47%) Android
5 8 (8.42%) Linux
6 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.11%) Solaris
8 1 (1.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (14.74%) MVC
3 11 (11.58%) RAD
3 11 (11.58%) Web Application Development
4 10 (10.53%) OO
5 9 (9.47%) Android Development
6 6 (6.32%) iOS Development
6 6 (6.32%) People Management
7 5 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.21%) TDD
8 4 (4.21%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.16%) Analytics
9 3 (3.16%) Data Modelling
10 2 (2.11%) ETL
10 2 (2.11%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.11%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.11%) Migration
10 2 (2.11%) Workflow
10 2 (2.11%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 55 (57.89%) Java
2 30 (31.58%) SQL
3 20 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 13 (13.68%) Perl
5 10 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 10 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.47%) Korn
6 9 (9.47%) C-shell
7 8 (8.42%) SQR
8 5 (5.26%) C#
9 4 (4.21%) C++
9 4 (4.21%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (2.11%) VBScript
11 2 (2.11%) VB
11 2 (2.11%) PHP
12 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.05%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.05%) C
12 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (4.21%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.05%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.05%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) Oracle
2 12 (12.63%) Sybase
3 8 (8.42%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.21%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.16%) Google
5 3 (3.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (3.16%) Apple
6 2 (2.11%) Tableau
7 1 (1.05%) Ab Initio
7 1 (1.05%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.05%) Reuters
7 1 (1.05%) Bloomberg
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