The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 12 20 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.38% 2.04% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 2.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Microsoft 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
90 95 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 95.74% 96.94% 95.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 48 32
Median daily rate £325 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £103 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Belfast region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) CRM
3 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (54.55%) Marketing
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
5 4 (36.36%) Advertising
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (27.27%) VBA
6 3 (27.27%) .NET
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
6 3 (27.27%) OLAP
6 3 (27.27%) MS Office

Microsoft 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
1 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP
3 3 (27.27%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MorphX
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (54.55%) Marketing
2 4 (36.36%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
1 3 (27.27%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) CRM
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) UML
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) ETL
4 1 (9.09%) ETL Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) T-SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) X++
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft