Period
to 20 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 20 April 2018.

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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 243 225 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 58.41% 51.61% 31.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 59.85% 52.69% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 179 36
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £325 £330 £284
90th Percentile £538 £568 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £413 £338
% change year-on-year +10.30% +22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - £14.34 -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £14.34 -

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
County Antrim
Contract vacancies in County Antrim with a recognized job title 406 427 166
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.60% 97.94% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 324 73
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.03% +21.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £262 £252 £104
90th Percentile £538 £563 £470
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +7.88% +18.52% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.34 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% -54.72% +101.85%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £17.05
90th Percentile £18.75 £18.18 £37.45
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £12.34 £13.50
% change year-on-year +13.45% -8.59% -10.66%

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 20 April 2018.

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 20 April 2018. 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 0 241 £455 +10.30% 36
Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the County Antrim region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 127 (52.26%) Java
2 113 (46.50%) Finance
3 86 (35.39%) SQL
4 81 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 74 (30.45%) Banking
6 68 (27.98%) C#
7 57 (23.46%) .NET
8 51 (20.99%) OO
8 51 (20.99%) Data Structures
9 50 (20.58%) JavaScript
9 50 (20.58%) Spring
10 49 (20.16%) Multithreading
11 44 (18.11%) TDD
12 43 (17.70%) Test Automation
13 41 (16.87%) Oracle
13 41 (16.87%) Low Latency
14 34 (13.99%) Front Office
14 34 (13.99%) Relational Database
15 33 (13.58%) MVC
16 31 (12.76%) SQL Server
17 30 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
18 27 (11.11%) WPF
19 26 (10.70%) JSON
19 26 (10.70%) C++
19 26 (10.70%) Hibernate
19 26 (10.70%) Functional Programming
20 25 (10.29%) Visual Studio
20 25 (10.29%) Electronic Trading
21 24 (9.88%) REST
21 24 (9.88%) Unix

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 21 (8.64%) WebSphere
2 13 (5.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (3.70%) Apache Spark
3 9 (3.70%) MQSeries
4 8 (3.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.82%) JBoss
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.47%) npm
1 6 (2.47%) Yarn
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.99%) Relational Database
2 31 (12.76%) SQL Server
3 20 (8.23%) DB2
4 17 (7.00%) RDBMS
5 12 (4.94%) Big Data
6 11 (4.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.29%) DB2 UDB
7 8 (3.29%) MongoDB
7 8 (3.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.82%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.82%) MySQL
11 2 (0.82%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.82%) OLAP
11 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.82%) Redis
11 2 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 25 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 13 (5.35%) JUnit
3 12 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 9 (3.70%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.70%) Jenkins
4 9 (3.70%) Maven
5 7 (2.88%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.65%) Ant
6 4 (1.65%) Subversion
7 3 (1.23%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.23%) JIRA
7 3 (1.23%) Mockito
8 2 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.82%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.82%) Gradle
8 2 (0.82%) Hudson
8 2 (0.82%) LoadUI
8 2 (0.82%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (0.82%) Selenium
8 2 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 113 (46.50%) Finance
2 74 (30.45%) Banking
3 34 (13.99%) Front Office
4 11 (4.53%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
6 3 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.23%) Retail
7 2 (0.82%) Electronics
7 2 (0.82%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.41%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (23.46%) .NET
2 50 (20.58%) Spring
3 27 (11.11%) WPF
4 26 (10.70%) Hibernate
4 26 (10.70%) JSON
5 24 (9.88%) REST
6 23 (9.47%) AngularJS
6 23 (9.47%) HTML
7 22 (9.05%) CSS
8 19 (7.82%) ASP.NET
8 19 (7.82%) HTML5
9 17 (7.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (7.00%) JMS
10 15 (6.17%) J2EE
10 15 (6.17%) JSP
10 15 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 13 (5.35%) .NET Framework
11 13 (5.35%) WCF
11 13 (5.35%) Web Services
11 13 (5.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.99%) Data Structures
2 17 (7.00%) Equities
3 16 (6.58%) User Experience
4 15 (6.17%) Algorithms
5 12 (4.94%) Mobile App
6 11 (4.53%) Fintech
7 10 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (4.12%) Derivative
8 9 (3.70%) N-Tier
9 8 (3.29%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (3.29%) Virtual Team
10 7 (2.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (2.06%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.65%) Grid Computing
13 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
14 2 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
15 1 (0.41%) Client/Server
15 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
15 1 (0.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.88%) Unix
2 19 (7.82%) Linux
3 14 (5.76%) Windows
4 11 (4.53%) Android
5 7 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (20.99%) OO
3 49 (20.16%) Multithreading
4 44 (18.11%) TDD
5 43 (17.70%) Test Automation
6 41 (16.87%) Low Latency
7 33 (13.58%) MVC
8 30 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (10.70%) Functional Programming
10 25 (10.29%) Electronic Trading
11 23 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (8.64%) SOA
13 18 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
14 17 (7.00%) OOP
15 16 (6.58%) Asynchronous Programming
16 15 (6.17%) Unit Testing
17 14 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (5.76%) Mentoring
18 13 (5.35%) Refactoring
19 12 (4.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 127 (52.26%) Java
2 86 (35.39%) SQL
3 68 (27.98%) C#
4 50 (20.58%) JavaScript
5 26 (10.70%) C++
6 21 (8.64%) Python
7 11 (4.53%) Java 8
8 9 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 9 (3.70%) Korn
8 9 (3.70%) Scala
9 8 (3.29%) PL/SQL
9 8 (3.29%) TypeScript
10 6 (2.47%) ES6
11 5 (2.06%) Apple Swift
11 5 (2.06%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.65%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.65%) Perl
13 3 (1.23%) BrightScript
13 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.70%) Degree
2 5 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 5 (2.06%) Docker
2 4 (1.65%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 3 (1.23%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 41 (16.87%) Oracle
2 16 (6.58%) IBM
3 11 (4.53%) TIBCO
4 9 (3.70%) Talend
5 8 (3.29%) DevExpress
6 7 (2.88%) Microsoft
7 6 (2.47%) FXall
7 6 (2.47%) Reuters
8 4 (1.65%) Capita
8 4 (1.65%) Splunk
9 3 (1.23%) Sybase
9 3 (1.23%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.82%) Roku
10 2 (0.82%) SAP
11 1 (0.41%) Adobe
11 1 (0.41%) Apple
11 1 (0.41%) BT
11 1 (0.41%) Google
11 1 (0.41%) Samsung
11 1 (0.41%) Twitter