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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 56 28 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 48.70% 21.54% 28.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 53.33% 23.73% 30.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 29
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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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
105 118 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.30% 90.77% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 52 65
Average daily rate £320 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +5 51 £306 -5.76% 15
County Londonderry - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 49 (46.67%) Java
2 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 34 (32.38%) HTML
4 31 (29.52%) CSS
5 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (22.86%) MVC
7 23 (21.90%) SQL Server
8 21 (20.00%) .NET
8 21 (20.00%) Eclipse
8 21 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 21 (20.00%) Web Application Development
9 20 (19.05%) Java EE
9 20 (19.05%) Dojo
9 20 (19.05%) Mac OS X
9 20 (19.05%) RAD
10 18 (17.14%) Banking
11 17 (16.19%) SQL
12 16 (15.24%) UNIX
13 14 (13.33%) C#
13 14 (13.33%) Finance
14 13 (12.38%) Oracle
15 12 (11.43%) Hibernate
15 12 (11.43%) Investment Banking
16 11 (10.48%) Spring
17 10 (9.52%) Credit Risk
17 10 (9.52%) Silverlight
17 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
17 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
18 9 (8.57%) Perl
19 8 (7.62%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 3 (2.86%) Alfresco
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.95%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.95%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (2.86%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) QlikView
4 2 (1.90%) MS Access
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.95%) OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.62%) Maven
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
4 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.86%) RubyMine
4 3 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (17.14%) Banking
2 14 (13.33%) Finance
3 12 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
5 2 (1.90%) International Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.95%) Games
6 1 (0.95%) Front Office
6 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (32.38%) HTML
2 31 (29.52%) CSS
3 21 (20.00%) .NET
4 20 (19.05%) Java EE
4 20 (19.05%) Dojo
5 12 (11.43%) Hibernate
6 11 (10.48%) Spring
7 10 (9.52%) Silverlight
8 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.67%) Spring Integration
9 7 (6.67%) JSON
10 6 (5.71%) J2EE
10 6 (5.71%) jQuery
11 5 (4.76%) HTML5
11 5 (4.76%) WCF
11 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
11 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.81%) Struts
12 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (2.86%) JRuby
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Credit Risk
2 3 (2.86%) Video on Demand
2 3 (2.86%) Social Media
2 3 (2.86%) Streaming Video
2 3 (2.86%) IPTV
3 1 (0.95%) Equities
3 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (0.95%) DTV
3 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.95%) iPhone
3 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (19.05%) Mac OS X
3 16 (15.24%) UNIX
4 8 (7.62%) Android
5 7 (6.67%) Linux
6 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.86%) MVC
3 21 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 20 (19.05%) RAD
5 8 (7.62%) Android Development
6 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (4.76%) Active Record
6 5 (4.76%) Low Latency
7 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.81%) Multithreading
7 4 (3.81%) TDD
8 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.86%) iOS Development
9 2 (1.90%) Workflow
9 2 (1.90%) Image Processing
9 2 (1.90%) ETL
9 2 (1.90%) OOP
9 2 (1.90%) OO
10 1 (0.95%) CRM
10 1 (0.95%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (46.67%) Java
2 36 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.19%) SQL
4 14 (13.33%) C#
5 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.57%) Perl
7 8 (7.62%) T-SQL
8 7 (6.67%) Korn
8 7 (6.67%) C-shell
9 6 (5.71%) SQR
9 6 (5.71%) Ruby
9 6 (5.71%) C++
10 3 (2.86%) Python
11 2 (1.90%) VBScript
11 2 (1.90%) VB
12 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.95%) ABAP
12 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.95%) C
12 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle
2 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.62%) Sybase
4 4 (3.81%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.86%) Facebook
5 3 (2.86%) Twitter
5 3 (2.86%) Google
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.95%) Reuters
7 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.95%) Telerik
7 1 (0.95%) 29West
7 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
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