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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 81 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.76% 42.03% 45.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 46.82% 45.31% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 33
Median daily rate £400 £363 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £308 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £448 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +9.45%
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
173 64 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 97.74% 92.75% 89.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 30 60
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 5
Median hourly rate £14.34 £15.25 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.96% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.68 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.77 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 78 £400 +18.51% 23
Developer
UK

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 51 (46.79%) SQL
2 49 (44.95%) Java
3 45 (41.28%) Finance
3 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (33.94%) C#
5 31 (28.44%) Banking
6 25 (22.94%) TDD
7 24 (22.02%) .NET
7 24 (22.02%) BDD
8 23 (21.10%) C++
8 23 (21.10%) Linux
9 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
10 20 (18.35%) OOD
10 20 (18.35%) Multithreading
11 18 (16.51%) Oracle
12 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (14.68%) NoSQL
13 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
14 15 (13.76%) Degree
15 14 (12.84%) Python
15 14 (12.84%) Front Office
16 13 (11.93%) MVC
16 13 (11.93%) Perl
16 13 (11.93%) HTML
16 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (11.93%) KDB
17 12 (11.01%) Relational Database
17 12 (11.01%) Integration Testing
17 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
17 12 (11.01%) Information Security

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 5 (4.59%) Apache
1 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.83%) Alfresco
3 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.92%) Confluence
4 1 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) NetWeaver
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.92%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) EngageOne
2 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.92%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Azure Machine Learning
1 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) NoSQL
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (11.93%) KDB
3 12 (11.01%) Relational Database
4 11 (10.09%) RDBMS
5 9 (8.26%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.34%) Kdb+
7 7 (6.42%) QlikView
8 6 (5.50%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (4.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.75%) DB2
11 3 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.92%) Power BI
13 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
13 1 (0.92%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.75%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.75%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (1.83%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.92%) Ant
4 1 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.92%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.92%) JIRA
4 1 (0.92%) Maven
4 1 (0.92%) NUnit
4 1 (0.92%) Subversion
4 1 (0.92%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (41.28%) Finance
2 31 (28.44%) Banking
3 14 (12.84%) Front Office
4 2 (1.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.92%) Billing
5 1 (0.92%) Electronics
5 1 (0.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.02%) .NET
2 13 (11.93%) HTML
3 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
4 10 (9.17%) WPF
5 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
5 9 (8.26%) XML
6 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (7.34%) CSS
6 8 (7.34%) Spring
6 8 (7.34%) Web Services
7 4 (3.67%) HTML5
7 4 (3.67%) jQuery
7 4 (3.67%) SOAP
8 3 (2.75%) Node.js
8 3 (2.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.83%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.83%) CSS3
9 2 (1.83%) JSON
9 2 (1.83%) RESTful
9 2 (1.83%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.60%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.17%) Equity Derivative
2 10 (9.17%) Mathematics
3 8 (7.34%) Equities
4 5 (4.59%) Fixed Income
4 5 (4.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.75%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.83%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.92%) Derivative
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.92%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Linux
2 11 (10.09%) Unix
3 8 (7.34%) Solaris
4 6 (5.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (22.94%) TDD
3 24 (22.02%) BDD
4 20 (18.35%) Multithreading
4 20 (18.35%) OOD
5 13 (11.93%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (11.93%) MVC
6 12 (11.01%) Information Security
6 12 (11.01%) Integration Testing
7 10 (9.17%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.42%) Data Validation
8 7 (6.42%) Validation
9 6 (5.50%) Analytics
9 6 (5.50%) UML
10 5 (4.59%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.67%) Unit Testing
12 3 (2.75%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (2.75%) Mentoring
12 3 (2.75%) Metaprogramming
12 3 (2.75%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (46.79%) SQL
2 49 (44.95%) Java
3 37 (33.94%) C#
4 23 (21.10%) C++
5 21 (19.27%) JavaScript
6 14 (12.84%) Python
7 13 (11.93%) Perl
8 5 (4.59%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.67%) C
9 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.75%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.75%) Korn
10 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.92%) R
11 1 (0.92%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (13.76%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) HND
Systems Management
1 6 (5.50%) vRealize
Vendors
1 18 (16.51%) Oracle
2 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) Cognos
3 6 (5.50%) VMware
4 3 (2.75%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Guidewire
6 1 (0.92%) Tableau
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £303.07 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £303.07 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago