The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 17 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.83% 1.12% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% 1.18% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £395 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £42.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.73% +33.33%
Senior 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
97 85 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.51% 95.51% 90.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 45 45
Median daily rate £386 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.12% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £110 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £32.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +106.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £32.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £32.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northern Ireland region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 June 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 - 3 £395 - 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (58.33%) Spring
3 7 (58.33%) Spring MVC
4 4 (33.33%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) OOP
7 1 (8.33%) Unix
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) EJB
7 1 (8.33%) JDBC
7 1 (8.33%) JSP
7 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing

Senior 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) Spring MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) EJB
6 1 (8.33%) EJB 3.0
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Java EE 5
6 1 (8.33%) JAX-WS
6 1 (8.33%) JDBC
6 1 (8.33%) JSF
6 1 (8.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (16.67%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Java
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) C#