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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 42 27 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.59% 30.34% 45.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.38% 34.18% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 54
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
104 79 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 88.14% 88.76% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 87
Average daily rate £215 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £68.75 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+409.25% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £13.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.75 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 0 34 £363 +6.46% 13
County Armagh - 2 - -
County Tyrone - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (44.55%) Java
2 28 (27.72%) SQL
3 27 (26.73%) Finance
4 26 (25.74%) Oracle
4 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
5 21 (20.79%) Banking
6 20 (19.80%) OO
7 19 (18.81%) XML
7 19 (18.81%) J2EE
8 18 (17.82%) UNIX
9 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
10 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (14.85%) HTML
12 14 (13.86%) Web Services
12 14 (13.86%) CSS
13 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (11.88%) jQuery
14 12 (11.88%) Linux
14 12 (11.88%) .NET
14 12 (11.88%) MVC
14 12 (11.88%) Equities
15 11 (10.89%) C#
15 11 (10.89%) KDB
16 10 (9.90%) Degree
16 10 (9.90%) WebLogic
16 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
17 9 (8.91%) Perl
17 9 (8.91%) Spring
17 9 (8.91%) JSON
17 9 (8.91%) FIX Protocol

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (9.90%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.94%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.97%) JBoss
3 3 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.99%) CMS
5 1 (0.99%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (0.99%) Kentico
5 1 (0.99%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Exstream
2 3 (2.97%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.99%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.97%) FTP
1 3 (2.97%) iBeacon
2 2 (1.98%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) SMS
3 1 (0.99%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.74%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) KDB
3 8 (7.92%) DB2
4 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.97%) DB2 UDB
6 3 (2.97%) MySQL
6 3 (2.97%) Triplestore
6 3 (2.97%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.99%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.99%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Maven
1 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.97%) MonkeyTalk
2 3 (2.97%) Subversion
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.99%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.99%) JDeveloper
4 1 (0.99%) Xcode
4 1 (0.99%) Mocha
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.99%) QUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.99%) Grunt
4 1 (0.99%) Bower
General
1 27 (26.73%) Finance
2 21 (20.79%) Banking
3 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.99%) Front Office
5 1 (0.99%) Advertising
5 1 (0.99%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) J2EE
1 19 (18.81%) XML
2 15 (14.85%) HTML
3 14 (13.86%) CSS
3 14 (13.86%) Web Services
4 12 (11.88%) .NET
4 12 (11.88%) jQuery
5 10 (9.90%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.91%) Spring
6 9 (8.91%) Java EE
6 9 (8.91%) JSON
6 9 (8.91%) FIX Protocol
7 8 (7.92%) WCF
7 8 (7.92%) Hibernate
7 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (6.93%) SOAP
9 6 (5.94%) FpML
9 6 (5.94%) HTML5
9 6 (5.94%) iOS SDK
9 6 (5.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.88%) Equities
3 7 (6.93%) iPhone
4 6 (5.94%) Derivative
4 6 (5.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (5.94%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.95%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.97%) W3C
6 3 (2.97%) Social Media
7 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
7 2 (1.98%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
7 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.99%) Open Source
8 1 (0.99%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) UNIX
2 12 (11.88%) Linux
3 9 (8.91%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.92%) Android
5 3 (2.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (19.80%) OO
2 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.88%) MVC
4 9 (8.91%) iOS Development
5 8 (7.92%) People Management
5 8 (7.92%) Android Development
5 8 (7.92%) Automated Testing
6 7 (6.93%) Multithreading
6 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
7 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.96%) Parallel Processing
8 4 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (3.96%) Graceful Degradation
8 4 (3.96%) Analytics
8 4 (3.96%) TDD
8 4 (3.96%) Web Design
8 4 (3.96%) Metaprogramming
8 4 (3.96%) Resource Management
9 3 (2.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) Java
2 28 (27.72%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.89%) C#
5 9 (8.91%) Perl
6 8 (7.92%) Korn
7 6 (5.94%) PL/SQL
7 6 (5.94%) Objective-C
8 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.96%) SQR
9 4 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.96%) VB
9 4 (3.96%) PHP
9 4 (3.96%) C-shell
9 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.97%) ActionScript
10 3 (2.97%) SPARQL
10 3 (2.97%) ActionScript 2.0
11 2 (1.98%) C
12 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
2 4 (3.96%) HND
3 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) VCP4
4 1 (0.99%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Puppet
1 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.98%) Control-M
3 1 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.99%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Oracle
2 8 (7.92%) Ab Initio
3 7 (6.93%) Sybase
4 4 (3.96%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) HP
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.98%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.99%) Google
7 1 (0.99%) Microsoft