The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 2 1
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 140 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 65.42% 22.35% 39.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 67.31% 23.46% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 16 20
Median daily rate £413 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 208 81 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 97.20% 95.29% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 38 48
Median daily rate £400 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.07% +30.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £81 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.43% +4.13%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £21.61 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.03% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in County Antrim over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in County Antrim.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in County Antrim

Developer
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Belfast +1 135 £413 +22.22% 19
Developer
Northern Ireland

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 County Antrim region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 138 (59.23%) Finance
2 102 (43.78%) Linux
3 96 (41.20%) Java
4 83 (35.62%) SQL
4 83 (35.62%) Unix
5 73 (31.33%) Banking
6 63 (27.04%) SQL Server
7 62 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (23.61%) C++
9 48 (20.60%) Front Office
10 47 (20.17%) C#
11 45 (19.31%) Perl
11 45 (19.31%) Multithreading
12 44 (18.88%) Relational Database
13 43 (18.45%) KDB
14 42 (18.03%) JavaScript
15 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
16 37 (15.88%) OO
17 35 (15.02%) .NET
18 33 (14.16%) JSON
19 32 (13.73%) Low Latency
19 32 (13.73%) XML
20 30 (12.88%) Oracle
21 29 (12.45%) OOP
21 29 (12.45%) Equities
21 29 (12.45%) Kdb+
22 28 (12.02%) AngularJS
23 27 (11.59%) Web Services
23 27 (11.59%) HTML
24 26 (11.16%) Solaris

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 10 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (2.58%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.29%) Apache
4 2 (0.86%) Confluence
4 2 (0.86%) IIS
4 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.43%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 2 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.29%) Sumo Logic
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (27.04%) SQL Server
2 44 (18.88%) Relational Database
3 43 (18.45%) KDB
4 29 (12.45%) Kdb+
5 17 (7.30%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.86%) Big Data
8 8 (3.43%) NoSQL
9 6 (2.58%) Apache Hive
9 6 (2.58%) DB2
10 5 (2.15%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
12 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.86%) QlikView
13 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.43%) Endeca
14 1 (0.43%) Sybase IQ
Development Applications
1 21 (9.01%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.58%) JIRA
3 5 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.29%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.29%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (1.29%) PhantomJS
4 3 (1.29%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (0.86%) Ant
5 2 (0.86%) Babel
5 2 (0.86%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.86%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.86%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.86%) JUnit
5 2 (0.86%) Maven
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.43%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.43%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.43%) TestNG
General
1 138 (59.23%) Finance
2 73 (31.33%) Banking
3 48 (20.60%) Front Office
4 7 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (15.02%) .NET
2 33 (14.16%) JSON
3 32 (13.73%) XML
4 28 (12.02%) AngularJS
5 27 (11.59%) HTML
5 27 (11.59%) Web Services
6 24 (10.30%) CSS
7 22 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 21 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (9.01%) WCF
9 19 (8.15%) FIX Protocol
10 18 (7.73%) WPF
11 17 (7.30%) Spring
12 16 (6.87%) RESTful
13 15 (6.44%) ASP.NET
13 15 (6.44%) HTML5
14 13 (5.58%) .NET Framework
14 13 (5.58%) jQuery
15 11 (4.72%) ADO.NET
15 11 (4.72%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (16.31%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (12.45%) Equities
3 15 (6.44%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (5.58%) Equity Derivative
5 12 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 10 (4.29%) Derivative
6 10 (4.29%) Virtual Team
7 8 (3.43%) User Experience
8 6 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 6 (2.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (2.58%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.72%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.72%) Replication
10 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.43%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 102 (43.78%) Linux
2 83 (35.62%) Unix
3 26 (11.16%) Solaris
4 19 (8.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (26.61%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (19.31%) Multithreading
3 37 (15.88%) OO
4 32 (13.73%) Low Latency
5 29 (12.45%) OOP
6 25 (10.73%) TDD
7 23 (9.87%) MVC
8 21 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (8.58%) Market Making
9 20 (8.58%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.15%) OOA/OOD
11 18 (7.73%) Analytics
12 17 (7.30%) Scrum
13 15 (6.44%) Electronic Trading
13 15 (6.44%) UML
14 14 (6.01%) Mentoring
15 13 (5.58%) BDD
15 13 (5.58%) Information Security
15 13 (5.58%) Integration Testing
15 13 (5.58%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.20%) Java
2 83 (35.62%) SQL
3 55 (23.61%) C++
4 47 (20.17%) C#
5 45 (19.31%) Perl
6 42 (18.03%) JavaScript
7 18 (7.73%) PL/SQL
8 12 (5.15%) Python
9 10 (4.29%) C
10 5 (2.15%) Bash Shell
10 5 (2.15%) Korn
11 4 (1.72%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.29%) ECMAScript
12 3 (1.29%) ES6
12 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
12 3 (1.29%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.86%) Ruby
14 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (8.15%) Degree
2 2 (0.86%) HND
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.58%) QA
2 3 (1.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 30 (12.88%) Oracle
2 23 (9.87%) Sybase
3 15 (6.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (3.43%) Murex
4 8 (3.43%) Siebel
5 7 (3.00%) Twitter
6 4 (1.72%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.29%) Talend
8 2 (0.86%) Actimize
8 2 (0.86%) Cognos
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) Guidewire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
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