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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 32 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.35% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.25% -
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 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
182 80 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 81.61% 82.47% 86.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 36 39
Median daily rate £370 £325 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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 £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
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 Software Engineering within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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 3 £423 - 4
Software Engineering
Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 20 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Market Making
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (16.67%) Index Arbitrage
2 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Murex MxML
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) JSP

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Ant
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Murex Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Murex MxML Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (16.67%) FpML
1 1 (16.67%) J2SE
1 1 (16.67%) JSON
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Murex MxML
1 1 (16.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (16.67%) Index Arbitrage
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Market Making
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Neural Network
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Murex