The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the County Antrim region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 11 1
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 8 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 26.52% 15.09% 49.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.56% 16.67% 52.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 6 36
Median daily rate £367 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £450 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.66% +7.14%
Developer
Northern Ireland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the County Antrim 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
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
127 48 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 96.21% 90.57% 95.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 34 72
Median daily rate £355 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £88 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £17.77 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.28% -28.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of IT contracts across the County Antrim region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the County Antrim region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Developer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +10 35 £367 +4.71% 16
Developer
Northern Ireland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 County Antrim region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 30 (50.85%) SQL
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.20%) C#
3 19 (32.20%) .NET
4 17 (28.81%) Java
5 16 (27.12%) Finance
5 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
5 16 (27.12%) Oracle
6 15 (25.42%) Banking
7 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
7 14 (23.73%) MVC
8 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
8 12 (20.34%) Web Services
8 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (15.25%) WPF
10 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
11 8 (13.56%) QlikView
11 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (13.56%) BDD
11 8 (13.56%) TDD
11 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (11.86%) Cognos
12 7 (11.86%) SOAP
12 7 (11.86%) Python
12 7 (11.86%) HTML
12 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
12 7 (11.86%) VMware
12 7 (11.86%) Multithreading

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.39%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.69%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
3 8 (13.56%) QlikView
4 7 (11.86%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (10.17%) MongoDB
5 6 (10.17%) NoSQL
6 5 (8.47%) Relational Database
7 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (1.69%) Big Data
10 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.69%) MySQL
10 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.69%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.69%) NUnit
2 1 (1.69%) Subversion
2 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (27.12%) Finance
2 15 (25.42%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Front Office
4 2 (3.39%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Advertising
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET
2 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET MVC
2 12 (20.34%) Web Services
3 9 (15.25%) WPF
4 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 7 (11.86%) SOAP
5 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.47%) HTML5
5 5 (8.47%) J2EE
5 5 (8.47%) JMS
5 5 (8.47%) Spring
5 5 (8.47%) XML
6 4 (6.78%) CSS
7 3 (5.08%) Java EE
7 3 (5.08%) Java EE 5
7 3 (5.08%) JAX-WS
7 3 (5.08%) JDBC
7 3 (5.08%) jQuery
7 3 (5.08%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.08%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (5.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.39%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.69%) Equities
4 1 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (13.56%) BDD
4 8 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (13.56%) TDD
5 7 (11.86%) Multithreading
6 6 (10.17%) OOD
7 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Information Security
8 4 (6.78%) Integration Testing
8 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) UML
8 4 (6.78%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Workflow
9 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
9 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
9 3 (5.08%) OO
9 3 (5.08%) Scrum
10 2 (3.39%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) SQL
2 19 (32.20%) C#
3 17 (28.81%) Java
4 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
5 7 (11.86%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.86%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) Scala
6 4 (6.78%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.08%) Perl
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) R
9 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Oracle
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.86%) Cognos
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Blue Prism
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Tableau
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