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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 21 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 30.11% 36.84% 34.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.84% 41.18% 38.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 25
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£338 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £280 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £367 £405 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
76 51 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 81.72% 89.47% 89.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 20 59
Average daily rate £159 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.30% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.96 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.98% -25.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 50 (53.76%) Java
2 28 (30.11%) SQL
3 27 (29.03%) Finance
4 23 (24.73%) Banking
4 23 (24.73%) UNIX
5 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
6 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 19 (20.43%) HTML
8 18 (19.35%) Oracle
8 18 (19.35%) CSS
8 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (16.13%) Java EE
9 15 (16.13%) J2EE
10 14 (15.05%) Perl
10 14 (15.05%) OO
10 14 (15.05%) MVC
11 11 (11.83%) Equities
11 11 (11.83%) Linux
11 11 (11.83%) Sybase
11 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
12 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.75%) Spring
12 10 (10.75%) Degree
13 9 (9.68%) Investment Banking
13 9 (9.68%) Hibernate
13 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
13 9 (9.68%) KDB
14 8 (8.60%) FIX Protocol
14 8 (8.60%) jQuery
14 8 (8.60%) People Management

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (9.68%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.15%) JBoss
4 1 (1.08%) CMS
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Kentico
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Exstream
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.23%) Multicast
2 1 (1.08%) SMS
2 1 (1.08%) FTP
2 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.68%) KDB
3 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.23%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.08%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (1.08%) DB2
6 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.45%) Maven
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.08%) Xcode
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (29.03%) Finance
2 23 (24.73%) Banking
3 9 (9.68%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.15%) International Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (20.43%) HTML
2 18 (19.35%) CSS
3 15 (16.13%) Java EE
3 15 (16.13%) J2EE
4 10 (10.75%) Spring
5 9 (9.68%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.60%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (8.60%) jQuery
6 8 (8.60%) .NET
7 7 (7.53%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.53%) SOAP
8 6 (6.45%) Dojo
8 6 (6.45%) FpML
8 6 (6.45%) Struts
8 6 (6.45%) Web Services
8 6 (6.45%) XML
9 5 (5.38%) Spring Integration
9 5 (5.38%) iOS SDK
9 5 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (4.30%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Equities
2 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.45%) iPhone
3 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.45%) Fixed Income
3 6 (6.45%) Derivative
4 5 (5.38%) Credit Risk
4 5 (5.38%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.30%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Social Media
7 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.08%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) UNIX
2 11 (11.83%) Linux
2 11 (11.83%) Apple iOS
3 6 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.30%) Android
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.05%) OO
2 14 (15.05%) MVC
3 8 (8.60%) People Management
4 7 (7.53%) Multithreading
5 6 (6.45%) Web Application Development
5 6 (6.45%) RAD
6 5 (5.38%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.30%) Android Development
7 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.30%) Low Latency
7 4 (4.30%) Analytics
8 3 (3.23%) Workflow
9 2 (2.15%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (2.15%) Configuration Management
9 2 (2.15%) SOA
9 2 (2.15%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.15%) OOP
9 2 (2.15%) Migration
10 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.76%) Java
2 28 (30.11%) SQL
3 21 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.05%) Perl
5 8 (8.60%) C#
5 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.60%) Korn
6 7 (7.53%) SQR
6 7 (7.53%) Shell Script
6 7 (7.53%) C-shell
7 5 (5.38%) Objective-C
7 5 (5.38%) VB
7 5 (5.38%) C++
8 4 (4.30%) PHP
8 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.08%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.08%) VBScript
9 1 (1.08%) C
9 1 (1.08%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (10.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) HND
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (1.08%) Control-M
1 1 (1.08%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Oracle
2 11 (11.83%) Sybase
3 5 (5.38%) Red Hat
4 4 (4.30%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.23%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.08%) Reuters
6 1 (1.08%) Bloomberg
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