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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 30 8 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 24.00% 14.29% 48.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.00% 16.00% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 36
Median daily rate £325 £350 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +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
120 50 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.00% 89.29% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 38 74
Median daily rate £325 £268 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.49% -15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £88 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.96% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 September 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 September 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 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (37.25%) .NET
4 15 (29.41%) Oracle
4 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
4 15 (29.41%) C#
5 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
5 14 (27.45%) MVC
6 13 (25.49%) Finance
7 12 (23.53%) Banking
7 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
7 12 (23.53%) Web Services
7 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (21.57%) Java
8 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 9 (17.65%) WPF
9 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
10 8 (15.69%) QlikView
11 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (13.73%) Cognos
11 7 (13.73%) HTML
11 7 (13.73%) VMware
11 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.73%) vRealize
12 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
12 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
13 5 (9.80%) J2EE
13 5 (9.80%) XML
13 5 (9.80%) SOAP

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 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.88%) JBoss
2 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.92%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.96%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.96%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.88%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 8 (15.69%) QlikView
4 7 (13.73%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
6 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (5.88%) RDBMS
7 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Big Data
9 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.96%) Power BI
9 1 (1.96%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.96%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.92%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.96%) MorphX
2 1 (1.96%) NUnit
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 12 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (37.25%) .NET
2 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET
2 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (23.53%) Web Services
3 9 (17.65%) WPF
4 7 (13.73%) HTML
5 5 (9.80%) HTML5
5 5 (9.80%) J2EE
5 5 (9.80%) JMS
5 5 (9.80%) SOAP
5 5 (9.80%) Spring
5 5 (9.80%) XML
6 4 (7.84%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.84%) CSS
7 3 (5.88%) EJB
7 3 (5.88%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (5.88%) Java EE
7 3 (5.88%) Java EE 5
7 3 (5.88%) JDBC
7 3 (5.88%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.96%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.96%) User Experience
4 1 (1.96%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.96%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (27.45%) MVC
3 11 (21.57%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.84%) OOP
5 4 (7.84%) UML
5 4 (7.84%) Web Development
6 3 (5.88%) BDD
6 3 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 3 (5.88%) OO
6 3 (5.88%) Scrum
6 3 (5.88%) TDD
6 3 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (3.92%) Change Control
7 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
7 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (49.02%) SQL
2 15 (29.41%) C#
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) Java
5 6 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) Scala
6 4 (7.84%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 3 (5.88%) Python
8 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.96%) R
9 1 (1.96%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.96%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 7 (13.73%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 7 (13.73%) Cognos
3 7 (13.73%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) SAP
5 2 (3.92%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.96%) IBM
6 1 (1.96%) Tableau
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