The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 31 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.20% 27.54% 35.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.68% 29.69% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £463 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +10.22%
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
112 64 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 91.06% 92.75% 87.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 39 40
Median daily rate £311 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.62% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £93 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 25 July 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) Java
2 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 14 (25.93%) .NET
4 13 (24.07%) Oracle
4 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.07%) Finance
5 12 (22.22%) C#
5 12 (22.22%) HTML
6 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.37%) Banking
7 10 (18.52%) MVC
7 10 (18.52%) Web Services
8 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.81%) QlikView
9 8 (14.81%) CSS
10 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
10 7 (12.96%) Cognos
10 7 (12.96%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (12.96%) VMware
10 7 (12.96%) Marketing
10 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
10 7 (12.96%) vRealize
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
11 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 6 (11.11%) CRM
11 6 (11.11%) JMS

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.26%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.85%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.81%) QlikView
3 7 (12.96%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
4 5 (9.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.85%) Big Data
8 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.85%) Power BI
8 1 (1.85%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.85%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) MorphX
2 1 (1.85%) NUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.85%) PVCS
2 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (24.07%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 7 (12.96%) Marketing
4 4 (7.41%) Advertising
5 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Electronics
6 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.93%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) HTML
3 10 (18.52%) Web Services
4 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 8 (14.81%) CSS
6 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (11.11%) J2EE
6 6 (11.11%) JMS
7 5 (9.26%) HTML5
7 5 (9.26%) SOAP
7 5 (9.26%) Spring
8 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.41%) EJB
8 4 (7.41%) EJB 3.0
8 4 (7.41%) Java EE 5
8 4 (7.41%) JAX-WS
8 4 (7.41%) JDBC
8 4 (7.41%) JSF
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.56%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.85%) Derivative
2 1 (1.85%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
2 1 (1.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.56%) Linux
1 3 (5.56%) Unix
1 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (20.37%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (18.52%) MVC
3 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.41%) OOP
4 4 (7.41%) Web Development
5 3 (5.56%) Data Protection
5 3 (5.56%) Scrum
5 3 (5.56%) Workflow
6 2 (3.70%) Change Control
6 2 (3.70%) Coaching
6 2 (3.70%) Data Validation
6 2 (3.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.70%) Migration
6 2 (3.70%) OO
6 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.89%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) Java
3 13 (24.07%) JavaScript
4 12 (22.22%) C#
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.41%) Scala
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
7 3 (5.56%) Python
8 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.70%) Ruby
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.85%) C++
9 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.85%) R
9 1 (1.85%) VBScript
9 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Degree
1 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) HL7
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) vRealize
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 7 (12.96%) Cognos
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 2 (3.70%) Blue Prism
4 2 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.85%) Tableau