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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 98 42 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 41.18% 38.53% 32.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 42.98% 39.25% 34.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 22 22
Median daily rate £414 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.30% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £289 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
- +13.71%

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
228 107 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 95.80% 98.17% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 44 49
Median daily rate £360 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +280.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £40.00 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £40.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 0 94 £415 +27.69% 18
County Londonderry +1 1 - -
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 75 (46.01%) Java
2 72 (44.17%) Finance
3 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (34.97%) Linux
5 49 (30.06%) SQL
6 43 (26.38%) C#
7 42 (25.77%) Unix
8 38 (23.31%) Perl
9 37 (22.70%) C++
9 37 (22.70%) Banking
10 36 (22.09%) JavaScript
10 36 (22.09%) KDB
11 34 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
12 33 (20.25%) TDD
13 27 (16.56%) .NET
13 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
14 26 (15.95%) Solaris
14 26 (15.95%) Kdb+
15 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
16 24 (14.72%) BDD
16 24 (14.72%) Multithreading
17 23 (14.11%) Front Office
18 22 (13.50%) OOD
19 21 (12.88%) HTML
19 21 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
20 20 (12.27%) Degree
20 20 (12.27%) MVC
21 17 (10.43%) Analytics
22 16 (9.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 16 (9.82%) XML

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 7 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.07%) Apache
4 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.84%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.23%) Alfresco
5 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.61%) Confluence
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.84%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (0.61%) GitHub
2 1 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (22.09%) KDB
2 26 (15.95%) Kdb+
3 25 (15.34%) SQL Server
4 15 (9.20%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.59%) Relational Database
6 12 (7.36%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.45%) DB2
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.61%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.61%) DB2 UDB
10 1 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.61%) QlikView
10 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.61%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.84%) Jasmine
2 3 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (1.84%) PhantomJS
3 2 (1.23%) Babel
3 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.61%) Ant
4 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.61%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) JUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Maven
4 1 (0.61%) NUnit
4 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.61%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 72 (44.17%) Finance
2 37 (22.70%) Banking
3 23 (14.11%) Front Office
4 3 (1.84%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (0.61%) Billing
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.56%) .NET
1 27 (16.56%) AngularJS
2 21 (12.88%) HTML
3 16 (9.82%) CSS
3 16 (9.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 16 (9.82%) XML
4 15 (9.20%) ASP.NET
4 15 (9.20%) Spring
5 10 (6.13%) JSON
6 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (5.52%) HTML5
7 8 (4.91%) CSS3
7 8 (4.91%) jQuery
7 8 (4.91%) Spring Boot
7 8 (4.91%) WPF
8 7 (4.29%) Spring MVC
9 6 (3.68%) Angular 2
9 6 (3.68%) Web Services
10 5 (3.07%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (2.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (20.86%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.20%) Equities
3 10 (6.13%) Equity Derivative
4 7 (4.29%) Virtual Team
5 5 (3.07%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (3.07%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.84%) Derivative
7 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.61%) Smart Energy
8 1 (0.61%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 57 (34.97%) Linux
2 42 (25.77%) Unix
3 26 (15.95%) Solaris
4 11 (6.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (20.25%) TDD
3 24 (14.72%) BDD
3 24 (14.72%) Multithreading
4 22 (13.50%) OOD
5 21 (12.88%) Continuous Integration
6 20 (12.27%) MVC
7 17 (10.43%) Analytics
8 15 (9.20%) Information Security
8 15 (9.20%) Integration Testing
9 12 (7.36%) UML
9 12 (7.36%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.75%) Mathematics
11 10 (6.13%) Data Validation
11 10 (6.13%) Validation
12 9 (5.52%) OO
13 7 (4.29%) Low Latency
14 6 (3.68%) Mentoring
14 6 (3.68%) Scrum
15 5 (3.07%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 75 (46.01%) Java
2 49 (30.06%) SQL
3 43 (26.38%) C#
4 38 (23.31%) Perl
5 37 (22.70%) C++
6 36 (22.09%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.59%) Python
8 10 (6.13%) C
9 4 (2.45%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.45%) Korn
9 4 (2.45%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.45%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.84%) ECMAScript
10 3 (1.84%) ES6
10 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.84%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.23%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.61%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (12.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.23%) HND
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.68%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (5.52%) Oracle
2 8 (4.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.29%) Twitter
4 4 (2.45%) Ab Initio
5 3 (1.84%) Murex
6 1 (0.61%) Cognos
6 1 (0.61%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.61%) Kofax
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Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Northern Ireland
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago