The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 37 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.34% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.61% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £423 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
186 88 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 83.04% 83.81% 89.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 42 42
Median daily rate £375 £300 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +69.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £109 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Belfast region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Belfast

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Ant
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Servlets
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) J2SE
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (25.00%) FpML
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (25.00%) Index Arbitrage
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
2 1 (25.00%) Murex MxML

Software Engineering
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Murex Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Murex MxML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (25.00%) FpML
1 1 (25.00%) J2SE
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
1 1 (25.00%) JSP
1 1 (25.00%) Murex MxML
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (25.00%) Index Arbitrage
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (25.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (25.00%) Market Making
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Murex