The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Programmer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-64.70% +30.76%
Programmer
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
103 93 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 98.10% 89.42% 97.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 49 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £105 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Programmer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Programmer across the Northern Ireland region.

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Programmer across the Northern Ireland region.

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Programmer
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
1 4 (100.00%) Sybase
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Access
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) MS Access
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Sybase