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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.29% 28.21% 42.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.50% 29.73% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 6
Median daily rate £390 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £463 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
80 74 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 91.95% 94.87% 90.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 34
Median daily rate £385 £213 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.17% -34.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £103 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 22 (38.60%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.82%) HTML
4 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
5 16 (28.07%) .NET
5 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
6 14 (24.56%) C#
7 12 (21.05%) CSS
7 12 (21.05%) MVC
8 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (17.54%) Web Services
10 9 (15.79%) Spring
10 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
10 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.04%) Banking
11 8 (14.04%) Finance
11 8 (14.04%) Marketing
11 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
12 7 (12.28%) Spring MVC
12 7 (12.28%) J2EE
12 7 (12.28%) CRM
12 7 (12.28%) JMS
13 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
13 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
14 5 (8.77%) MongoDB

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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 6 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.26%) JBoss
2 3 (5.26%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.75%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.51%) MS Office
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.26%) QlikView
5 3 (5.26%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) OLAP
6 2 (3.51%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.75%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
1 2 (3.51%) PVCS
2 1 (1.75%) MorphX
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Banking
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
1 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 5 (8.77%) Advertising
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Billing
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) HTML
2 16 (28.07%) .NET
3 12 (21.05%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) Web Services
5 9 (15.79%) Spring
6 8 (14.04%) AngularJS
6 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
7 7 (12.28%) J2EE
7 7 (12.28%) JMS
7 7 (12.28%) Spring MVC
8 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (8.77%) EJB
8 5 (8.77%) EJB 3.0
8 5 (8.77%) Java EE 5
8 5 (8.77%) JAX-WS
8 5 (8.77%) JDBC
8 5 (8.77%) JSF
9 4 (7.02%) HTML5
9 4 (7.02%) SOAP
10 3 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Derivative
2 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.75%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Unix
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) MVC
2 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (12.28%) CRM
5 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (7.02%) Data Validation
6 4 (7.02%) OOP
6 4 (7.02%) Validation
6 4 (7.02%) Web Development
7 3 (5.26%) Data Protection
7 3 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (3.51%) Change Control
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
8 2 (3.51%) Defect Management
8 2 (3.51%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Java
2 21 (36.84%) SQL
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 14 (24.56%) C#
5 9 (15.79%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.02%) Scala
7 3 (5.26%) Perl
7 3 (5.26%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.51%) Ruby
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.51%) VBA
8 2 (3.51%) VBScript
9 1 (1.75%) C++
9 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.75%) R
9 1 (1.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
1 1 (1.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.51%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Blue Prism
5 2 (3.51%) Cognos
5 2 (3.51%) VMware
6 1 (1.75%) Tableau
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