Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £455 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 223 360 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 56.03% 66.30% 26.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 57.92% 68.70% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 309 38
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £325 £350 £212
90th Percentile £538 £484 £425
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -

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 385 524 203
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.73% 96.50% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 436 95
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +36.84%
10th Percentile £261 £271 £103
90th Percentile £538 £500 £468
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.85% +26.92% +21.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 14
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £14.56 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% +1.29% -7.26%
10th Percentile £9.68 £12.83 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £22.47 £19.40
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.25 £14.56 £14.25
% change year-on-year -2.13% +2.18% -18.57%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 0 221 £455 +10.30% 39
Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 110 (49.33%) Java
2 100 (44.84%) Finance
3 76 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (31.39%) SQL
5 66 (29.60%) C#
6 65 (29.15%) .NET
7 64 (28.70%) Banking
8 58 (26.01%) Spring
9 55 (24.66%) Multithreading
10 48 (21.52%) Oracle
11 46 (20.63%) MVC
12 40 (17.94%) Test Automation
13 39 (17.49%) WPF
13 39 (17.49%) TDD
13 39 (17.49%) JavaScript
14 38 (17.04%) OO
15 37 (16.59%) Hibernate
16 34 (15.25%) Front Office
16 34 (15.25%) SQL Server
17 32 (14.35%) Python
17 32 (14.35%) Data Structures
18 31 (13.90%) Low Latency
19 30 (13.45%) Relational Database
20 29 (13.00%) JMS
21 26 (11.66%) SOA
21 26 (11.66%) CSS
22 25 (11.21%) ASP.NET
22 25 (11.21%) Electronic Trading
22 25 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
23 24 (10.76%) OOP

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 20 (8.97%) WebSphere
2 18 (8.07%) Apache Spark
3 15 (6.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (2.69%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.24%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.79%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.45%) Apache
7 1 (0.45%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.90%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.14%) npm
1 7 (3.14%) Yarn
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.35%) FTP
2 2 (0.90%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.45%) Relational Database
3 22 (9.87%) DB2
4 21 (9.42%) RDBMS
5 20 (8.97%) Big Data
6 17 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (3.59%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.14%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.79%) DB2 UDB
10 4 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.35%) MySQL
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.90%) OLAP
12 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
13 1 (0.45%) MS Access
13 1 (0.45%) OLTP
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (6.73%) Jenkins
1 15 (6.73%) JUnit
1 15 (6.73%) Visual Studio
2 12 (5.38%) TeamCity
3 11 (4.93%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.04%) Cucumber
4 9 (4.04%) Maven
5 6 (2.69%) Grunt
5 6 (2.69%) JIRA
6 5 (2.24%) Bower
6 5 (2.24%) Eclipse
6 5 (2.24%) Jasmine
6 5 (2.24%) Selenium
7 4 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.90%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.45%) CocoaPods
9 1 (0.45%) gulp
9 1 (0.45%) Mockito
9 1 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 100 (44.84%) Finance
2 64 (28.70%) Banking
3 34 (15.25%) Front Office
4 8 (3.59%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.69%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Legal
6 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.45%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.45%) Military
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (29.15%) .NET
2 58 (26.01%) Spring
3 39 (17.49%) WPF
4 37 (16.59%) Hibernate
5 29 (13.00%) JMS
6 26 (11.66%) CSS
7 25 (11.21%) ASP.NET
8 23 (10.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (9.87%) JSON
10 20 (8.97%) REST
11 18 (8.07%) AngularJS
11 18 (8.07%) Spring Boot
12 17 (7.62%) Spring Integration
12 17 (7.62%) WCF
12 17 (7.62%) Web Services
13 16 (7.17%) HTML
13 16 (7.17%) JSP
14 14 (6.28%) J2EE
15 13 (5.83%) .NET Framework
15 13 (5.83%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.35%) Data Structures
2 20 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.73%) Algorithms
3 15 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (6.28%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.83%) Equities
6 11 (4.93%) Fintech
7 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (3.59%) N-Tier
9 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
9 7 (3.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (3.14%) User Experience
10 4 (1.79%) Derivative
10 4 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.79%) Grid Computing
11 3 (1.35%) SWIFT
12 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
13 1 (0.45%) Replication
13 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.83%) Windows
2 12 (5.38%) Linux
3 11 (4.93%) Unix
4 7 (3.14%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.79%) Android
6 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (34.08%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (24.66%) Multithreading
3 46 (20.63%) MVC
4 40 (17.94%) Test Automation
5 39 (17.49%) TDD
6 38 (17.04%) OO
7 31 (13.90%) Low Latency
8 26 (11.66%) SOA
9 25 (11.21%) Electronic Trading
9 25 (11.21%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (10.76%) OOP
11 23 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.17%) Functional Programming
14 15 (6.73%) Data Analysis
14 15 (6.73%) Unit Testing
15 11 (4.93%) Data Transformation
15 11 (4.93%) Deployment Automation
15 11 (4.93%) ETL
16 9 (4.04%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 110 (49.33%) Java
2 70 (31.39%) SQL
3 66 (29.60%) C#
4 39 (17.49%) JavaScript
5 32 (14.35%) Python
6 20 (8.97%) Java 8
7 18 (8.07%) C++
8 17 (7.62%) Bash Shell
8 17 (7.62%) Korn
9 15 (6.73%) Scala
10 13 (5.83%) PL/SQL
11 8 (3.59%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.14%) ES6
13 5 (2.24%) PHP
14 4 (1.79%) Perl
15 3 (1.35%) BrightScript
15 3 (1.35%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (5.83%) Degree
2 8 (3.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (4.04%) Docker
2 4 (1.79%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 48 (21.52%) Oracle
2 17 (7.62%) Talend
3 10 (4.48%) Capita
3 10 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.48%) TIBCO
4 8 (3.59%) DevExpress
5 6 (2.69%) FXall
5 6 (2.69%) IBM
5 6 (2.69%) Reuters
6 4 (1.79%) Splunk
7 3 (1.35%) Sybase
8 2 (0.90%) Roku
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe
9 1 (0.45%) Apple
9 1 (0.45%) BT
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Samsung
9 1 (0.45%) Xamarin