The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.73% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
179 72 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 77.49% 76.60% 74.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 30 43
Median daily rate £370 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Software Engineering
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 Software Engineering within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 January 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 - 4 - - 2
Software Engineering
UK

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (20.00%) Murex MxML
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Ant
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) Servlets
2 1 (20.00%) J2SE
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Software Engineering
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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Ant
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 2 (40.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Murex Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Murex MxML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) FpML
1 1 (20.00%) J2SE
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Murex MxML
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Murex