The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Senior Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Developer
Rank 23 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.78% 1.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 2.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -
Senior Software 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
124 50 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.12% 90.91% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 38 72
Median daily rate £331 £268 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.73% -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 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
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%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Senior Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Senior Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, Senior Software 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 Senior Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Senior Software 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#