The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 19 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 1 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.02% 2.10% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 2.87% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £400 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.29 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
92 174 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 93.88% 73.11% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 109 35
Average daily rate £373 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Senior Developer
County Antrim

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 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) OOD
2 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
2 5 (71.43%) EDRMS
2 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) WCF
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) WinForms
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Java EE
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
1 5 (71.43%) OOD
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Data Management
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
Belfast, County Antrim
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Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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