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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 38 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.00% 40.43% 41.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.59% 41.76% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 8
Median daily rate £385 £375 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £431 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.94%
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
88 91 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 92.63% 96.81% 91.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 44 35
Median daily rate £375 £215 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+74.41% -38.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £103 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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 May 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 May 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 -1 17 £385 +2.66% 7
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) HTML
4 20 (31.25%) C#
4 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 19 (29.69%) SQL
6 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
7 15 (23.44%) CSS
8 14 (21.88%) MVC
9 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
10 10 (15.63%) Web Services
10 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
11 8 (12.50%) Spring
11 8 (12.50%) CRM
11 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
12 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (10.94%) Marketing
12 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
12 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
13 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
13 6 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (9.38%) Banking
13 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
14 5 (7.81%) Unix

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 8 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.13%) FileNet
3 2 (3.13%) JBoss
3 2 (3.13%) NetWeaver
3 2 (3.13%) Node.js
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.56%) CMS
4 1 (1.56%) Drupal
4 1 (1.56%) LiveLink
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 3 (4.69%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (4.69%) OLAP
6 3 (4.69%) OLAP Cube
6 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.56%) DB2
8 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) PVCS
3 1 (1.56%) Android Studio
3 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.56%) Grunt
3 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.56%) MorphX
3 1 (1.56%) Protractor
3 1 (1.56%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (10.94%) Marketing
2 6 (9.38%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Advertising
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Billing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.06%) .NET
2 21 (32.81%) HTML
3 15 (23.44%) CSS
4 11 (17.19%) AngularJS
5 10 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 10 (15.63%) Web Services
6 8 (12.50%) Spring
7 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (10.94%) Spring MVC
8 5 (7.81%) HTML5
8 5 (7.81%) jQuery
9 4 (6.25%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.25%) J2EE
9 4 (6.25%) JMS
9 4 (6.25%) XML
10 3 (4.69%) Ajax
10 3 (4.69%) Java EE
10 3 (4.69%) JSP
10 3 (4.69%) SOAP
11 2 (3.13%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Derivative
3 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
3 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
1 5 (7.81%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) MVC
2 11 (17.19%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (9.38%) Unit Testing
5 5 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (7.81%) Web Development
5 5 (7.81%) Workflow
6 4 (6.25%) Data Validation
6 4 (6.25%) Mentoring
6 4 (6.25%) OOP
6 4 (6.25%) UML
6 4 (6.25%) Validation
7 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.69%) SDLC
8 2 (3.13%) Change Control
8 2 (3.13%) Manual Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 22 (34.38%) Java
3 20 (31.25%) C#
4 19 (29.69%) SQL
5 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
6 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 3 (4.69%) TypeScript
7 3 (4.69%) VBA
8 2 (3.13%) Perl
8 2 (3.13%) PHP
8 2 (3.13%) Python
8 2 (3.13%) Scala
8 2 (3.13%) VBScript
9 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) Ruby
9 1 (1.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.56%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) SAP
4 2 (3.13%) Blue Prism
5 1 (1.56%) Guidewire