The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank - 15 20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.52% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.08% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
103 48 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.10% 72.73% 81.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 28 48
Median daily rate £300 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £91 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

Software Engineering
Top 27 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree