Period
to 23 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 364 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 66.67% 25.69% 33.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 69.07% 27.45% 35.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 37 31
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £353 £163 £304
90th Percentile £482 £425 £469
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +26.92% -13.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 527 204 168
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 96.52% 93.58% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 100 91
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £320 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.91% +28.00% -23.08%
10th Percentile £280 £103 £116
90th Percentile £500 £475 £519
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £260
% change year-on-year +26.92% +25.00% -21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 6
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.56 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.41% -6.45% +14.81%
10th Percentile £12.83 £10.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.47 £26.00 £32.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.56 £14.38 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.29% -17.86% +25.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

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 6 months to 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 355 £413 +26.92% 14
Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 274 (75.27%) Finance
2 193 (53.02%) Java
3 187 (51.37%) Banking
4 134 (36.81%) Linux
5 122 (33.52%) Unix
6 114 (31.32%) OO
7 111 (30.49%) SQL
8 99 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
9 87 (23.90%) Low Latency
10 84 (23.08%) Front Office
11 80 (21.98%) SQL Server
12 77 (21.15%) C++
13 75 (20.60%) Multithreading
14 70 (19.23%) Relational Database
15 64 (17.58%) JavaScript
15 64 (17.58%) Web Services
16 63 (17.31%) C#
17 62 (17.03%) Oracle
17 62 (17.03%) Test Automation
17 62 (17.03%) Data Structures
18 60 (16.48%) XML
19 58 (15.93%) Investment Banking
20 51 (14.01%) JSON
21 49 (13.46%) Equities
21 49 (13.46%) Functional Programming
22 48 (13.19%) .NET
23 47 (12.91%) OOP
24 46 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
25 42 (11.54%) Market Making
25 42 (11.54%) CSS

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 35 (9.62%) WebSphere
2 13 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 10 (2.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (1.65%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.55%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.27%) Confluence
7 1 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.47%) Actimize
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.82%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (0.55%) Office 365
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.27%) GitHub
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 70 (19.23%) Relational Database
3 30 (8.24%) KDB
4 25 (6.87%) Big Data
5 23 (6.32%) DB2
6 22 (6.04%) RDBMS
7 19 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (4.40%) Hadoop
9 13 (3.57%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.47%) Kdb+
10 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.65%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.37%) NoSQL
14 4 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.10%) QlikView
14 4 (1.10%) Sybase ASE
15 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 37 (10.16%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.02%) JIRA
2 11 (3.02%) Talend Open Studio
3 8 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.92%) Artifactory
4 7 (1.92%) Bitbucket
4 7 (1.92%) NUnit
4 7 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (1.92%) TeamCity
5 4 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Ant
8 1 (0.27%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.27%) Maven
8 1 (0.27%) Moq
8 1 (0.27%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 274 (75.27%) Finance
2 187 (51.37%) Banking
3 84 (23.08%) Front Office
4 58 (15.93%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.10%) Advertising
6 3 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.58%) Web Services
2 60 (16.48%) XML
3 51 (14.01%) JSON
4 48 (13.19%) .NET
5 42 (11.54%) CSS
6 39 (10.71%) HTML
7 36 (9.89%) FIX Protocol
7 36 (9.89%) RESTful
8 35 (9.62%) Spring
9 34 (9.34%) WCF
10 31 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (8.24%) AngularJS
12 28 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (6.87%) WPF
14 23 (6.32%) ASP.NET
15 22 (6.04%) .NET Framework
16 21 (5.77%) Hibernate
16 21 (5.77%) Spring Integration
16 21 (5.77%) Struts
17 20 (5.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 62 (17.03%) Data Structures
2 49 (13.46%) Equities
3 46 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.49%) Virtual Team
5 17 (4.67%) User Experience
6 15 (4.12%) Derivative
7 13 (3.57%) Equity Derivative
8 12 (3.30%) Algorithms
9 9 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (2.20%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.10%) Replication
12 2 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.55%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.27%) AS400
13 1 (0.27%) iSeries
13 1 (0.27%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.27%) Social Network
13 1 (0.27%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 134 (36.81%) Linux
2 122 (33.52%) Unix
3 22 (6.04%) Windows
4 6 (1.65%) Solaris
5 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.27%) OS/400
5 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (31.32%) OO
2 99 (27.20%) Agile Software Development
3 87 (23.90%) Low Latency
4 75 (20.60%) Multithreading
5 62 (17.03%) Test Automation
6 49 (13.46%) Functional Programming
7 47 (12.91%) OOP
8 42 (11.54%) Market Making
9 40 (10.99%) MVC
10 39 (10.71%) OOA/OOD
11 34 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (9.07%) Electronic Trading
13 29 (7.97%) Unit Testing
14 28 (7.69%) TDD
15 24 (6.59%) Mentoring
16 22 (6.04%) Data Modelling
17 21 (5.77%) ETL
18 20 (5.49%) Integration Testing
19 19 (5.22%) UML
20 18 (4.95%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 193 (53.02%) Java
2 111 (30.49%) SQL
3 77 (21.15%) C++
4 64 (17.58%) JavaScript
5 63 (17.31%) C#
6 32 (8.79%) Perl
7 24 (6.59%) PL/SQL
8 11 (3.02%) C
9 10 (2.75%) Python
9 10 (2.75%) TypeScript
10 7 (1.92%) Bash Shell
10 7 (1.92%) Korn
10 7 (1.92%) T-SQL
11 6 (1.65%) C++/CLI
12 4 (1.10%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.55%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.55%) RPG
13 2 (0.55%) Ruby
13 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (5.22%) Degree
2 9 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.92%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.82%) QA
3 2 (0.55%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 62 (17.03%) Oracle
2 31 (8.52%) Sybase
3 24 (6.59%) Microsoft
4 15 (4.12%) Siebel
5 11 (3.02%) Talend
6 8 (2.20%) Murex
7 6 (1.65%) Google
7 6 (1.65%) Perforce
8 4 (1.10%) Ab Initio
9 3 (0.82%) Twitter
10 2 (0.55%) Cognos
10 2 (0.55%) Sencha
11 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
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