The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £352 £394
% change year-on-year
-4.71% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software Development Engineer
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
80 95 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 95.24% 96.94% 90.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 48 27
Median daily rate £350 £225 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £103 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £531 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%