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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 56 31 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.16% 26.96% 28.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 49.56% 28.70% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 29
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£313 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £380
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 £35.00
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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
113 108 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.13% 93.91% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 49 66
Average daily rate £314 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.58% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £232 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 17 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 17 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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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 53 £306 -12.50% 22
County Londonderry - - - -
Developer
UK

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 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 52 (49.52%) Java
2 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 33 (31.43%) HTML
4 30 (28.57%) CSS
4 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
6 23 (21.90%) SQL
6 23 (21.90%) MVC
7 21 (20.00%) Java EE
8 20 (19.05%) Banking
8 20 (19.05%) Web Application Development
9 19 (18.10%) Apple iOS
9 19 (18.10%) Dojo
9 19 (18.10%) .NET
9 19 (18.10%) RAD
9 19 (18.10%) Eclipse
9 19 (18.10%) Mac OS X
10 17 (16.19%) UNIX
11 16 (15.24%) Oracle
12 14 (13.33%) Finance
13 13 (12.38%) Hibernate
13 13 (12.38%) Spring
14 12 (11.43%) Investment Banking
14 12 (11.43%) Sybase
15 11 (10.48%) C#
15 11 (10.48%) Perl
16 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
16 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
16 10 (9.52%) Silverlight
16 10 (9.52%) Credit Risk

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 4 (3.81%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.86%) Alfresco
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.95%) SharePoint
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%) Multicast
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (24.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 3 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.90%) MS Access
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.90%) QlikView
4 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.95%) OLAP
5 1 (0.95%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (18.10%) Eclipse
2 8 (7.62%) Maven
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
4 3 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.86%) RubyMine
4 3 (2.86%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.95%) StarTeam
General
1 20 (19.05%) Banking
2 14 (13.33%) Finance
3 12 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.90%) International Banking
5 2 (1.90%) Advertising
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 33 (31.43%) HTML
2 30 (28.57%) CSS
3 21 (20.00%) Java EE
4 19 (18.10%) Dojo
4 19 (18.10%) .NET
5 13 (12.38%) Hibernate
5 13 (12.38%) Spring
6 10 (9.52%) Silverlight
7 7 (6.67%) Spring Integration
7 7 (6.67%) JSON
7 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.67%) J2EE
8 6 (5.71%) jQuery
9 5 (4.76%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (4.76%) Struts
10 4 (3.81%) WCF
10 4 (3.81%) HTML5
10 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
11 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 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.90%) Equities
4 1 (0.95%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.95%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.95%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.10%) Apple iOS
1 19 (18.10%) Mac OS X
2 17 (16.19%) UNIX
3 8 (7.62%) Android
4 5 (4.76%) Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (21.90%) MVC
3 20 (19.05%) Web Application Development
4 19 (18.10%) RAD
5 8 (7.62%) Android Development
6 5 (4.76%) Active Record
6 5 (4.76%) Low Latency
6 5 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.81%) Data Modelling
7 4 (3.81%) TDD
7 4 (3.81%) Multithreading
8 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.86%) OO
9 2 (1.90%) ETL
9 2 (1.90%) Workflow
9 2 (1.90%) People Management
9 2 (1.90%) iOS Development
9 2 (1.90%) Image Processing
10 1 (0.95%) ETRM
10 1 (0.95%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.52%) Java
2 35 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 23 (21.90%) SQL
4 11 (10.48%) C#
4 11 (10.48%) Perl
5 10 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 10 (9.52%) Shell Script
6 9 (8.57%) C-shell
6 9 (8.57%) Korn
7 8 (7.62%) SQR
8 6 (5.71%) C++
9 5 (4.76%) Ruby
10 2 (1.90%) Python
10 2 (1.90%) VBScript
10 2 (1.90%) VB
11 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.95%) XAML
11 1 (0.95%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.95%) ABAP
11 1 (0.95%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.95%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 16 (15.24%) Oracle
2 12 (11.43%) Sybase
3 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
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%) 29West
7 1 (0.95%) Telerik
7 1 (0.95%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.95%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.95%) Reuters
7 1 (0.95%) Bloomberg
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