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 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
22 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 36 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.91% 43.43% 35.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.35% 49.43% 49.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 56
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £360 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £395 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
85 87 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.59% 87.88% 71.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 82
Average daily rate £215 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.75 £13.75 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +10.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 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 22 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 25 (35.71%) Web Services
2 24 (34.29%) XML
3 22 (31.43%) Java
3 22 (31.43%) Oracle
4 19 (27.14%) SQL
5 17 (24.29%) Banking
6 16 (22.86%) Linux
7 15 (21.43%) HTML
8 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
8 13 (18.57%) CSS
8 13 (18.57%) Actimize
8 13 (18.57%) Finance
9 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
9 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.14%) OO
9 12 (17.14%) UNIX
9 12 (17.14%) JSON
9 12 (17.14%) HTML5
10 11 (15.71%) XSL
11 10 (14.29%) CSS3
11 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (12.86%) Ajax
12 9 (12.86%) .NET
12 9 (12.86%) DB2
13 8 (11.43%) C#
13 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (11.43%) Ab Initio
13 8 (11.43%) Backbone.js
13 8 (11.43%) Relational Database

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 2 (2.86%) CMS
3 2 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) Node.js
4 1 (1.43%) Kentico
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) SAS
4 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Exstream
2 3 (4.29%) Markit EDM
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.43%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (1.43%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
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%) SMS
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.86%) DB2
3 8 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.57%) RDBMS
5 5 (7.14%) KDB
6 4 (5.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.71%) Triplestore
7 3 (4.29%) DB2 UDB
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.86%) MS Access
9 1 (1.43%) MarkLogic
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (1.43%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (1.43%) QlikView
9 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Subversion
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) JUnit
3 2 (2.86%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) QUnit
4 1 (1.43%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.43%) Grunt
4 1 (1.43%) Bower
4 1 (1.43%) webpack
4 1 (1.43%) Mocha
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.43%) Ant
4 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 17 (24.29%) Banking
2 13 (18.57%) Finance
3 7 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Local Government
5 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.71%) Web Services
2 24 (34.29%) XML
3 15 (21.43%) HTML
4 13 (18.57%) CSS
5 12 (17.14%) JSON
5 12 (17.14%) HTML5
6 11 (15.71%) XSL
7 10 (14.29%) CSS3
8 9 (12.86%) Ajax
8 9 (12.86%) .NET
9 8 (11.43%) Backbone.js
10 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
10 7 (10.00%) XHTML
11 6 (8.57%) jQuery
12 5 (7.14%) JMS
12 5 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 5 (7.14%) SOAP
13 4 (5.71%) Sass
14 3 (4.29%) Cocoa Touch
14 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) W3C
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
2 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.29%) Animation
3 3 (4.29%) Equities
4 2 (2.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Open Source
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Linux
2 12 (17.14%) UNIX
3 7 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.71%) Android
5 2 (2.86%) Windows
6 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) OO
2 9 (12.86%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.00%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (10.00%) Web Design
4 7 (10.00%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.14%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.14%) Release Management
6 5 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 5 (7.14%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 4 (5.71%) Resource Management
7 4 (5.71%) Parallel Processing
7 4 (5.71%) Metaprogramming
8 3 (4.29%) Android Development
8 3 (4.29%) Web Development
8 3 (4.29%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.29%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 13 (18.57%) JavaScript
4 12 (17.14%) Shell Script
5 8 (11.43%) C#
6 5 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 4 (5.71%) Korn
7 4 (5.71%) VB
7 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.71%) SPARQL
8 3 (4.29%) ActionScript 2.0
8 3 (4.29%) ActionScript
8 3 (4.29%) C++
9 2 (2.86%) C
9 2 (2.86%) Perl
9 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.86%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) HND
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) 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 22 (31.43%) Oracle
2 13 (18.57%) Actimize
3 8 (11.43%) Ab Initio
4 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (4.29%) HP
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
6 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.43%) Twitter
7 1 (1.43%) F5
7 1 (1.43%) Apple
7 1 (1.43%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.43%) VMware
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