The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 22 54 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.19% 45.76% 30.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.85% 51.43% 36.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 33
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £530 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.85%
Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland 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
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
79 105 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 94.05% 88.98% 85.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 43 69
Average daily rate £210 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £237 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.00 £14.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+128.57% +12.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 2 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -2 21 £400 +6.66% 17
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 25 (35.21%) Web Services
2 24 (33.80%) Java
2 24 (33.80%) Oracle
3 22 (30.99%) SQL
4 19 (26.76%) XML
5 16 (22.54%) Linux
5 16 (22.54%) Banking
6 14 (19.72%) Actimize
7 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (18.31%) Finance
7 13 (18.31%) UNIX
7 13 (18.31%) HTML
7 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.90%) .NET
8 12 (16.90%) C#
8 12 (16.90%) XSL
8 12 (16.90%) CSS
8 12 (16.90%) OO
8 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
8 12 (16.90%) JSON
9 11 (15.49%) HTML5
9 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
10 10 (14.08%) CSS3
11 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
11 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (12.68%) Ajax
12 8 (11.27%) DB2
12 8 (11.27%) Backbone.js
12 8 (11.27%) jQuery
13 7 (9.86%) Graceful Degradation

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
1 4 (5.63%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.82%) Xceptor
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.41%) SAS
3 1 (1.41%) CMS
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (2.82%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) FTP
1 2 (2.82%) Network Security
2 1 (1.41%) SMS
2 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) DB2
3 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.45%) KDB
5 5 (7.04%) RDBMS
6 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
6 4 (5.63%) Triplestore
7 2 (2.82%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.82%) MS Access
8 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.41%) QlikView
8 1 (1.41%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.41%) MarkLogic
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Subversion
2 4 (5.63%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.82%) JUnit
3 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.41%) QUnit
4 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.41%) Ant
4 1 (1.41%) Grunt
4 1 (1.41%) Bower
4 1 (1.41%) webpack
4 1 (1.41%) gulp
4 1 (1.41%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.41%) Mocha
4 1 (1.41%) Maven
4 1 (1.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (22.54%) Banking
2 13 (18.31%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Local Government
5 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (35.21%) Web Services
2 19 (26.76%) XML
3 13 (18.31%) HTML
4 12 (16.90%) .NET
4 12 (16.90%) CSS
4 12 (16.90%) XSL
4 12 (16.90%) JSON
5 11 (15.49%) HTML5
6 10 (14.08%) CSS3
7 9 (12.68%) Ajax
8 8 (11.27%) jQuery
8 8 (11.27%) Backbone.js
9 7 (9.86%) AngularJS
9 7 (9.86%) XHTML
9 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.04%) SOAP
10 5 (7.04%) WCF
10 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (5.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.63%) W3C
4 3 (4.23%) Equities
4 3 (4.23%) Animation
4 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.23%) Digital Media
4 3 (4.23%) User Experience
5 2 (2.82%) Social Media
5 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
6 1 (1.41%) FMCG
6 1 (1.41%) iPhone
6 1 (1.41%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 13 (18.31%) UNIX
3 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
4 6 (8.45%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Windows
6 1 (1.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.90%) OO
3 9 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
4 7 (9.86%) Graceful Degradation
4 7 (9.86%) SDLC
4 7 (9.86%) TDD
4 7 (9.86%) MVC
4 7 (9.86%) Web Design
5 6 (8.45%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.04%) Mobile Development
6 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.04%) Release Management
7 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Web Development
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.23%) Metaprogramming
8 3 (4.23%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) Android Development
8 3 (4.23%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) Java
2 22 (30.99%) SQL
3 12 (16.90%) C#
3 12 (16.90%) Shell Script
4 11 (15.49%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.04%) Objective-C
6 4 (5.63%) SPARQL
6 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.23%) C++
7 3 (4.23%) Korn
7 3 (4.23%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.82%) ActionScript 2.0
8 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
8 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 2 (2.82%) C
9 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.41%) Delphi
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) Puppet
1 6 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.41%) Control-M
2 1 (1.41%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 24 (33.80%) Oracle
2 14 (19.72%) Actimize
3 7 (9.86%) Ab Initio
4 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.41%) Apple
6 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.41%) F5
6 1 (1.41%) Twitter
6 1 (1.41%) Xamarin
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago