The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 13 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.60% 7.07% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.82% 7.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £325 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.57
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -1.40%
Senior 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
83 96 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 95.40% 96.97% 95.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 30
Average daily rate £325 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £103 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £508 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Senior Developer
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
2 8 (72.73%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Spring MVC
3 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
3 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) JSP
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
5 1 (9.09%) Android Development
5 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
5 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (9.09%) WPF
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (9.09%) Android
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) SAP
5 1 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (9.09%) Billing
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Android Studio
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Billing
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) HTML
1 8 (72.73%) Spring
2 7 (63.64%) AngularJS
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) Spring MVC
3 2 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (18.18%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
4 1 (9.09%) Spring Integration
4 1 (9.09%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 1 (9.09%) Android Development
2 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Guidewire
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
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