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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 46.31% 40.00% 40.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 47.26% 42.62% 45.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 19 34
Median daily rate £385 £325 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £308 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
146 61 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.99% 93.85% 90.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 33 69
Median daily rate £374 £313 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.68% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.51 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.64 £15.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £17.77 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 45 (47.87%) SQL
2 42 (44.68%) Java
3 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (39.36%) Finance
5 33 (35.11%) C#
6 25 (26.60%) Banking
7 22 (23.40%) TDD
7 22 (23.40%) BDD
8 21 (22.34%) .NET
9 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
9 19 (20.21%) Linux
10 18 (19.15%) C++
10 18 (19.15%) OOD
11 17 (18.09%) Multithreading
12 15 (15.96%) Degree
12 15 (15.96%) Oracle
12 15 (15.96%) NoSQL
13 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (14.89%) Front Office
14 13 (13.83%) Python
15 12 (12.77%) MVC
15 12 (12.77%) Integration Testing
15 12 (12.77%) Information Security
15 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (11.70%) KDB
16 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (11.70%) HTML
16 11 (11.70%) Perl
17 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
17 10 (10.64%) Mathematics

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 (5.32%) Apache
1 5 (5.32%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.13%) Alfresco
3 2 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.06%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.06%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
1 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) NoSQL
2 11 (11.70%) KDB
3 10 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.51%) QlikView
6 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (7.45%) Kdb+
6 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
7 6 (6.38%) RDBMS
8 5 (5.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (3.19%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (1.06%) Power BI
12 1 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (1.06%) Spotfire
12 1 (1.06%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.19%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.06%) Ant
3 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.06%) Maven
3 1 (1.06%) NUnit
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (39.36%) Finance
2 25 (26.60%) Banking
3 14 (14.89%) Front Office
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) HTML
3 9 (9.57%) AngularJS
3 9 (9.57%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.57%) WPF
4 7 (7.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (7.45%) CSS
4 7 (7.45%) Spring
5 5 (5.32%) XML
6 4 (4.26%) jQuery
6 4 (4.26%) Web Services
7 3 (3.19%) HTML5
7 3 (3.19%) Node.js
7 3 (3.19%) SOAP
7 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.13%) Angular 2
8 2 (2.13%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.13%) JSON
8 2 (2.13%) Spring MVC
9 1 (1.06%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.64%) Mathematics
3 9 (9.57%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (7.45%) Equities
5 5 (5.32%) Fixed Income
5 5 (5.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (1.06%) Derivative
8 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.21%) Linux
2 9 (9.57%) Unix
3 7 (7.45%) Solaris
4 3 (3.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.55%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.40%) BDD
2 22 (23.40%) TDD
3 18 (19.15%) OOD
4 17 (18.09%) Multithreading
5 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (12.77%) Information Security
5 12 (12.77%) Integration Testing
5 12 (12.77%) MVC
6 11 (11.70%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (7.45%) Data Validation
7 7 (7.45%) Validation
8 6 (6.38%) Analytics
9 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.26%) UML
11 3 (3.19%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.19%) Migration
11 3 (3.19%) Multithreaded Programming
11 3 (3.19%) Workflow
12 2 (2.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) SQL
2 42 (44.68%) Java
3 33 (35.11%) C#
4 19 (20.21%) JavaScript
5 18 (19.15%) C++
6 13 (13.83%) Python
7 11 (11.70%) Perl
8 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.06%) C
10 1 (1.06%) R
10 1 (1.06%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (15.96%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) HND
Systems Management
1 7 (7.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Oracle
2 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.45%) Cognos
3 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 2 (2.13%) SAP
5 1 (1.06%) Guidewire
5 1 (1.06%) Tableau
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