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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 47 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.63% 44.76% 29.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.58% 51.09% 35.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 30
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
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
71 92 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 93.42% 87.62% 84.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 64
Average daily rate £200 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £233 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% +36.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -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 2 July 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 2 July 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 (38.46%) Web Services
2 22 (33.85%) Java
2 22 (33.85%) Oracle
3 20 (30.77%) SQL
4 19 (29.23%) XML
5 16 (24.62%) Linux
5 16 (24.62%) Banking
6 14 (21.54%) Actimize
7 13 (20.00%) Finance
7 13 (20.00%) UNIX
7 13 (20.00%) HTML
8 12 (18.46%) XSL
8 12 (18.46%) CSS
8 12 (18.46%) OO
8 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
8 12 (18.46%) JSON
9 11 (16.92%) HTML5
9 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
10 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 10 (15.38%) CSS3
11 9 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (13.85%) .NET
11 9 (13.85%) Ajax
12 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (12.31%) DB2
12 8 (12.31%) C#
12 8 (12.31%) Backbone.js
12 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
13 7 (10.77%) Graceful Degradation
13 7 (10.77%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.15%) WebSphere
1 4 (6.15%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.08%) Xceptor
2 2 (3.08%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) SAS
3 1 (1.54%) CMS
3 1 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.54%) IIS
3 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (3.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.54%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.54%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) FTP
2 1 (1.54%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) DB2
3 7 (10.77%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.23%) KDB
5 5 (7.69%) RDBMS
6 4 (6.15%) MongoDB
6 4 (6.15%) Triplestore
7 2 (3.08%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.08%) MS Access
8 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.54%) QlikView
8 1 (1.54%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.54%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.69%) Subversion
2 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.08%) JUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.54%) QUnit
4 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.54%) Ant
4 1 (1.54%) Grunt
4 1 (1.54%) Bower
4 1 (1.54%) webpack
4 1 (1.54%) gulp
4 1 (1.54%) Mocha
4 1 (1.54%) Maven
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (24.62%) Banking
2 13 (20.00%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.54%) Local Government
5 1 (1.54%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) Web Services
2 19 (29.23%) XML
3 13 (20.00%) HTML
4 12 (18.46%) CSS
4 12 (18.46%) XSL
4 12 (18.46%) JSON
5 11 (16.92%) HTML5
6 10 (15.38%) CSS3
7 9 (13.85%) Ajax
7 9 (13.85%) .NET
8 8 (12.31%) Backbone.js
9 7 (10.77%) AngularJS
9 7 (10.77%) XHTML
10 5 (7.69%) SOAP
10 5 (7.69%) jQuery
11 4 (6.15%) RESTful
11 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
11 4 (6.15%) JMS
11 4 (6.15%) Sass
12 3 (4.62%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.15%) W3C
3 3 (4.62%) Equities
3 3 (4.62%) Animation
3 3 (4.62%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.62%) User Experience
4 2 (3.08%) Social Media
4 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.54%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) FMCG
5 1 (1.54%) iPhone
5 1 (1.54%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.62%) Linux
2 13 (20.00%) UNIX
3 8 (12.31%) Apple iOS
4 5 (7.69%) Android
5 2 (3.08%) Windows
6 1 (1.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) OO
2 9 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
3 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (10.77%) TDD
4 7 (10.77%) Web Design
4 7 (10.77%) Graceful Degradation
5 6 (9.23%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.69%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.69%) SDLC
6 5 (7.69%) Release Management
7 4 (6.15%) Automated Testing
7 4 (6.15%) MVC
8 3 (4.62%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.62%) Project Management
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
8 3 (4.62%) Resource Management
8 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.62%) Metaprogramming
8 3 (4.62%) Parallel Processing
8 3 (4.62%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (33.85%) Java
2 20 (30.77%) SQL
3 12 (18.46%) Shell Script
4 11 (16.92%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.31%) C#
6 5 (7.69%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.15%) SPARQL
8 3 (4.62%) Korn
8 3 (4.62%) C++
8 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) C
9 2 (3.08%) Perl
9 2 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 2.0
9 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.54%) Delphi
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Puppet
1 6 (9.23%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.54%) Control-M
2 1 (1.54%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 22 (33.85%) Oracle
2 14 (21.54%) Actimize
3 7 (10.77%) Ab Initio
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.08%) IBM
6 1 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.54%) Apple
6 1 (1.54%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.54%) F5
6 1 (1.54%) Twitter
6 1 (1.54%) Xamarin
Belfast
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago