The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 23 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 23.00% 28.41% 43.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.73% 29.41% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 11
Median daily rate £398 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £319 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £463 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +14.50%
Developer
UK

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
93 85 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 93.00% 96.59% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 39
Median daily rate £395 £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.88% -39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £104 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 6
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 25 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
County Antrim +3 21 £401 +3.35% 9
County Fermanagh - 1 - -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 22 (37.29%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 19 (32.20%) HTML
3 19 (32.20%) .NET
4 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
5 16 (27.12%) C#
5 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
6 14 (23.73%) CSS
6 14 (23.73%) MVC
7 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
8 10 (16.95%) Web Services
9 9 (15.25%) Spring
9 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
9 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
10 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (13.56%) Marketing
11 7 (11.86%) Banking
11 7 (11.86%) Finance
11 7 (11.86%) CRM
11 7 (11.86%) JMS
11 7 (11.86%) J2EE
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
12 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
12 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
12 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
1 6 (10.17%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.08%) JBoss
2 3 (5.08%) NetWeaver
2 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Drupal
4 1 (1.69%) LiveLink
4 1 (1.69%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.39%) MS Office
1 2 (3.39%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.69%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Machine Learning
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.47%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.08%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.39%) OLAP
6 2 (3.39%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (3.39%) QlikView
6 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.69%) Big Data
7 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.69%) Power BI
7 1 (1.69%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) PVCS
2 1 (1.69%) MorphX
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Marketing
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
2 7 (11.86%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (1.69%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (32.20%) .NET
1 19 (32.20%) HTML
2 14 (23.73%) CSS
3 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
3 10 (16.95%) Web Services
4 9 (15.25%) AngularJS
4 9 (15.25%) Spring
5 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (11.86%) J2EE
5 7 (11.86%) JMS
5 7 (11.86%) Spring MVC
6 5 (8.47%) EJB
6 5 (8.47%) EJB 3.0
6 5 (8.47%) HTML5
6 5 (8.47%) Java EE 5
6 5 (8.47%) JAX-WS
6 5 (8.47%) JDBC
6 5 (8.47%) JSF
7 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.39%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Derivative
3 1 (1.69%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Unix
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) MVC
2 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.86%) CRM
5 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) Data Validation
7 4 (6.78%) OOP
7 4 (6.78%) Validation
7 4 (6.78%) Web Development
8 3 (5.08%) Data Protection
8 3 (5.08%) Scrum
9 2 (3.39%) Change Control
9 2 (3.39%) Coaching
9 2 (3.39%) Defect Management
9 2 (3.39%) Manual Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.39%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (3.39%) SDLC
9 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) SQL
3 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
4 16 (27.12%) C#
5 9 (15.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.78%) Scala
7 3 (5.08%) Perl
7 3 (5.08%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.39%) Ruby
8 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
8 2 (3.39%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) R
9 1 (1.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
1 1 (1.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.69%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) SAP
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.69%) Cognos
5 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau
5 1 (1.69%) VMware
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