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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 40 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.71% 38.82% 32.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 43.01% 42.86% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 26
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£338 £306 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.20% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £280 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £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 £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
93 77 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 83.04% 90.59% 88.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 29 62
Average daily rate £275 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £348 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.42 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% -29.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £12.42 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £13.28 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 January 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 January 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 -1 31 £338 +8.00% 10
County Armagh - 2 - -
County Tyrone - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 56 (50.91%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) SQL
2 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
3 27 (24.55%) Finance
4 23 (20.91%) Banking
4 23 (20.91%) UNIX
5 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 21 (19.09%) MVC
7 20 (18.18%) HTML
7 20 (18.18%) Oracle
8 19 (17.27%) CSS
9 18 (16.36%) J2EE
10 16 (14.55%) Java EE
11 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
11 15 (13.64%) .NET
12 14 (12.73%) C#
12 14 (12.73%) Perl
12 14 (12.73%) OO
13 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
13 13 (11.82%) jQuery
14 12 (10.91%) Linux
14 12 (10.91%) Spring
15 11 (10.00%) Equities
15 11 (10.00%) Hibernate
15 11 (10.00%) Sybase
16 10 (9.09%) WCF
16 10 (9.09%) Degree
16 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 9 (8.18%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) Kentico
4 1 (0.91%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) CMS
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Exstream
2 1 (0.91%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.91%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) Multicast
1 3 (2.73%) iBeacon
1 3 (2.73%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) SMS
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.18%) KDB
3 5 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 2 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.91%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.91%) DB2
6 1 (0.91%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 8 (7.27%) Eclipse
2 7 (6.36%) Maven
3 3 (2.73%) MonkeyTalk
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.91%) Xcode
General
1 27 (24.55%) Finance
2 23 (20.91%) Banking
3 9 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.73%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.82%) International Banking
5 2 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Advertising
6 1 (0.91%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.18%) HTML
2 19 (17.27%) CSS
3 18 (16.36%) J2EE
4 16 (14.55%) Java EE
5 15 (13.64%) .NET
6 13 (11.82%) ASP.NET
6 13 (11.82%) jQuery
7 12 (10.91%) Spring
8 11 (10.00%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.09%) WCF
9 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (8.18%) XML
11 8 (7.27%) FIX Protocol
12 7 (6.36%) Dojo
12 7 (6.36%) SOAP
13 6 (5.45%) Struts
13 6 (5.45%) Web Services
13 6 (5.45%) FpML
13 6 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (4.55%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Equities
2 10 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (5.45%) Derivative
3 6 (5.45%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (5.45%) iPhone
3 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.55%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.64%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.91%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.91%) UNIX
2 15 (13.64%) Apple iOS
3 12 (10.91%) Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Android
4 7 (6.36%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (19.09%) MVC
3 14 (12.73%) OO
4 8 (7.27%) People Management
4 8 (7.27%) iOS Development
5 7 (6.36%) Android Development
5 7 (6.36%) Multithreading
5 7 (6.36%) Web Application Development
5 7 (6.36%) RAD
5 7 (6.36%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.55%) Analytics
6 5 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 4 (3.64%) Automated Testing
7 4 (3.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.64%) Low Latency
8 3 (2.73%) Release Management
8 3 (2.73%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.73%) Workflow
8 3 (2.73%) Software Engineering
9 2 (1.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 56 (50.91%) Java
2 28 (25.45%) SQL
3 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 14 (12.73%) C#
4 14 (12.73%) Perl
5 8 (7.27%) Korn
5 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.36%) C-shell
6 7 (6.36%) SQR
6 7 (6.36%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.55%) VB
7 5 (4.55%) C++
7 5 (4.55%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.64%) PHP
8 4 (3.64%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.73%) C
10 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.91%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.91%) Python
11 1 (0.91%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 10 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (3.64%) HND
3 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Data Guard
1 1 (0.91%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (0.91%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) Oracle
2 11 (10.00%) Sybase
3 5 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.73%) HP
5 3 (2.73%) Apple
6 2 (1.82%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.91%) Reuters
7 1 (0.91%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.91%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.91%) Google
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