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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 87 27 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.04% 35.06% 31.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.83% 36.99% 35.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 15 19
Median daily rate £420 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £308 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
208 73 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 98.11% 94.81% 88.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 31 41
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £254 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 0 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 - £11.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017, 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 54 (42.52%) Java
2 52 (40.94%) Finance
3 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (35.43%) SQL
5 40 (31.50%) Linux
6 36 (28.35%) C#
7 33 (25.98%) Perl
8 32 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
9 31 (24.41%) KDB
10 29 (22.83%) Banking
10 29 (22.83%) C++
11 28 (22.05%) Unix
12 26 (20.47%) TDD
13 23 (18.11%) JavaScript
13 23 (18.11%) .NET
13 23 (18.11%) Solaris
13 23 (18.11%) Kdb+
14 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
15 21 (16.54%) BDD
16 19 (14.96%) Multithreading
17 18 (14.17%) OOD
18 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (11.81%) Degree
19 15 (11.81%) MVC
20 14 (11.02%) Front Office
20 14 (11.02%) HTML
20 14 (11.02%) XML
20 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
20 14 (11.02%) Analytics
21 13 (10.24%) Oracle

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 (3.94%) Apache
2 4 (3.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.36%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.57%) Alfresco
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Confluence
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) IIS
5 1 (0.79%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (2.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (24.41%) KDB
2 23 (18.11%) Kdb+
3 22 (17.32%) SQL Server
4 14 (11.02%) NoSQL
5 11 (8.66%) RDBMS
5 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.15%) DB2
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.36%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.36%) QlikView
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.79%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.79%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.79%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.36%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.57%) Babel
3 2 (1.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.57%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.79%) Ant
4 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.79%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) JUnit
4 1 (0.79%) Maven
4 1 (0.79%) NUnit
4 1 (0.79%) Subversion
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.79%) TestNG
General
1 52 (40.94%) Finance
2 29 (22.83%) Banking
3 14 (11.02%) Front Office
4 1 (0.79%) Advertising
4 1 (0.79%) Billing
4 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.79%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.11%) .NET
2 14 (11.02%) HTML
2 14 (11.02%) XML
3 12 (9.45%) AngularJS
4 10 (7.87%) ASP.NET
5 9 (7.09%) CSS
5 9 (7.09%) WPF
6 8 (6.30%) Web Services
7 7 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.51%) Spring
8 6 (4.72%) JSON
8 6 (4.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (3.94%) HTML5
9 5 (3.94%) jQuery
10 4 (3.15%) SOAP
11 3 (2.36%) CSS3
11 3 (2.36%) JMS
11 3 (2.36%) Node.js
11 3 (2.36%) Spring MVC
12 2 (1.57%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (25.20%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.87%) Mathematics
3 9 (7.09%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (5.51%) Equities
5 5 (3.94%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.94%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.36%) Derivative
6 3 (2.36%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.57%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.79%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.79%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.50%) Linux
2 28 (22.05%) Unix
3 23 (18.11%) Solaris
4 9 (7.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.47%) TDD
3 21 (16.54%) BDD
4 19 (14.96%) Multithreading
5 18 (14.17%) OOD
6 17 (13.39%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (11.81%) MVC
8 14 (11.02%) Analytics
9 12 (9.45%) Information Security
9 12 (9.45%) Integration Testing
10 9 (7.09%) UML
10 9 (7.09%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.51%) Data Validation
11 7 (5.51%) Validation
12 5 (3.94%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.94%) Migration
13 4 (3.15%) Automated Testing
13 4 (3.15%) Resource Management
13 4 (3.15%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 54 (42.52%) Java
2 45 (35.43%) SQL
3 36 (28.35%) C#
4 33 (25.98%) Perl
5 29 (22.83%) C++
6 23 (18.11%) JavaScript
7 13 (10.24%) Python
8 8 (6.30%) C
9 4 (3.15%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.15%) Korn
9 4 (3.15%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.36%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.57%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.57%) ES6
11 2 (1.57%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.79%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (11.81%) Degree
2 2 (1.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (10.24%) Oracle
2 8 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.15%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.36%) Cognos
4 3 (2.36%) Murex
4 3 (2.36%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.79%) SAP
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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