Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 16 December 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
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 331 112 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 61.99% 36.48% 27.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 64.77% 37.46% 30.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 78 26
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.03% +10.36% +14.29%
10th Percentile £374 £245 £297
90th Percentile £538 £563 £444
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £386 £363
% change year-on-year +10.03% +6.55% +16.00%
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 511 299 111
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 97.39% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 181 66
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £355 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.31% +14.52% +3.33%
10th Percentile £297 £163 £98
90th Percentile £538 £475 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £313
% change year-on-year +14.58% +15.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.75% +2.62%
10th Percentile £10.85 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £20.15 £27.00 £17.49
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year +15.38% -14.75% +2.62%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 0 327 £425 +10.03% 7
Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 212 (64.05%) Finance
2 210 (63.44%) Java
3 161 (48.64%) Banking
4 137 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (32.63%) Test Automation
6 97 (29.31%) Data Structures
7 95 (28.70%) OO
8 94 (28.40%) Low Latency
9 80 (24.17%) Linux
9 80 (24.17%) JavaScript
10 78 (23.56%) Unix
11 76 (22.96%) SQL
12 73 (22.05%) TDD
13 68 (20.54%) Multithreading
13 68 (20.54%) Functional Programming
14 66 (19.94%) Spring
15 65 (19.64%) CSS
16 63 (19.03%) XML
16 63 (19.03%) Investment Banking
17 61 (18.43%) Front Office
17 61 (18.43%) Oracle
18 59 (17.82%) Web Services
19 57 (17.22%) C++
19 57 (17.22%) Hibernate
19 57 (17.22%) Relational Database
20 56 (16.92%) MVC
20 56 (16.92%) AngularJS
21 51 (15.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 50 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
23 49 (14.80%) DB2

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 48 (14.50%) WebSphere
2 32 (9.67%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.60%) JBoss
3 2 (0.60%) MQSeries
3 2 (0.60%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.32%) BusinessWorks
2 9 (2.72%) Actimize
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.60%) npm
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.32%) HTTP
2 5 (1.51%) FTP
3 1 (0.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (17.22%) Relational Database
2 49 (14.80%) DB2
3 36 (10.88%) RDBMS
4 35 (10.57%) KDB
5 32 (9.67%) DB2 UDB
6 27 (8.16%) SQL Server
7 12 (3.63%) Big Data
8 11 (3.32%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 10 (3.02%) Apache Hive
10 9 (2.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.60%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.60%) MySQL
12 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.60%) Redis
12 2 (0.60%) SQLite
13 1 (0.30%) Impala
Development Applications
1 39 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 24 (7.25%) JUnit
3 21 (6.34%) Eclipse
4 19 (5.74%) Cucumber
4 19 (5.74%) Grunt
4 19 (5.74%) Jasmine
5 17 (5.14%) Bower
6 4 (1.21%) Ant
6 4 (1.21%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.21%) Subversion
7 3 (0.91%) JIRA
7 3 (0.91%) Selenium
8 2 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.60%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.60%) Gradle
8 2 (0.60%) Hudson
8 2 (0.60%) JBehave
8 2 (0.60%) Mockito
8 2 (0.60%) Rational Application Developer
8 2 (0.60%) SoapUI
General
1 212 (64.05%) Finance
2 161 (48.64%) Banking
3 63 (19.03%) Investment Banking
4 61 (18.43%) Front Office
5 3 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (19.94%) Spring
2 65 (19.64%) CSS
3 63 (19.03%) XML
4 59 (17.82%) Web Services
5 57 (17.22%) Hibernate
6 56 (16.92%) AngularJS
7 51 (15.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 46 (13.90%) Backbone.js
9 43 (12.99%) Spring Integration
10 41 (12.39%) JSP
11 40 (12.08%) RESTful
12 36 (10.88%) HTML
13 33 (9.97%) Ajax
14 30 (9.06%) Struts
15 28 (8.46%) JSON
16 24 (7.25%) TIBCO EMS
17 23 (6.95%) FIX Protocol
18 18 (5.44%) JMS
19 17 (5.14%) Gherkin
19 17 (5.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 97 (29.31%) Data Structures
2 50 (15.11%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (11.18%) Virtual Team
4 32 (9.67%) Equities
5 19 (5.74%) User Experience
6 17 (5.14%) Derivative
7 11 (3.32%) Mobile App
8 8 (2.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (2.11%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.51%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (1.51%) SWIFT
11 4 (1.21%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (0.91%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.60%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.60%) STB
14 1 (0.30%) Computer Science
14 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.30%) iSeries
14 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
14 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 80 (24.17%) Linux
2 78 (23.56%) Unix
3 8 (2.42%) Windows
4 3 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (41.39%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.63%) Test Automation
3 95 (28.70%) OO
4 94 (28.40%) Low Latency
5 73 (22.05%) TDD
6 68 (20.54%) Functional Programming
6 68 (20.54%) Multithreading
7 56 (16.92%) MVC
8 44 (13.29%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (9.97%) Performance Improvement
10 32 (9.67%) Market Making
11 31 (9.37%) Waterfall
12 29 (8.76%) Asynchronous Programming
13 28 (8.46%) Mentoring
14 24 (7.25%) Refactoring
15 22 (6.65%) OOA/OOD
16 21 (6.34%) Electronic Trading
16 21 (6.34%) OOP
17 18 (5.44%) Microservices
17 18 (5.44%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 210 (63.44%) Java
2 80 (24.17%) JavaScript
3 76 (22.96%) SQL
4 57 (17.22%) C++
5 48 (14.50%) C#
6 16 (4.83%) Perl
7 11 (3.32%) TypeScript
8 9 (2.72%) Python
9 7 (2.11%) C
10 6 (1.81%) R
11 4 (1.21%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.21%) Scala
12 3 (0.91%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.60%) Ruby
14 1 (0.30%) COBOL
14 1 (0.30%) JCL
14 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.30%) VB
14 1 (0.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (9.97%) Degree
2 9 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.91%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (2.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.11%) TIBCO Hawk
2 4 (1.21%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (18.43%) Oracle
2 24 (7.25%) TIBCO
3 8 (2.42%) Sybase
4 6 (1.81%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.91%) IBM
6 2 (0.60%) Ab Initio
6 2 (0.60%) Sencha
6 2 (0.60%) Siebel
6 2 (0.60%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.30%) ATG
7 1 (0.30%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.30%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.30%) SAP
7 1 (0.30%) Twitter