Period
to 23 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 131 442 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 38.87% 71.52% 23.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 41.07% 74.29% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 374 30
County Antrim median daily rate £444 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.58% +13.79% -3.33%
10th Percentile £350 £359 £163
90th Percentile £538 £498 £423
Northern Ireland median daily rate £444 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +7.58% +17.86% -9.68%
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 319 595 202
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 96.28% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 477 108
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £297 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £452
Northern Ireland median daily rate £430 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 20
County Antrim median hourly rate £19.50 £14.56 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.93% -11.76% -33.69%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.30 £22.10 £21.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.75 £14.56 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.17% -11.76% -33.69%

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 September 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 23 September 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 0 129 £444 +7.58% 54
Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 67 (51.15%) Java
2 56 (42.75%) Finance
3 55 (41.98%) SQL
4 50 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (31.30%) Oracle
6 40 (30.53%) MVC
7 39 (29.77%) Banking
8 38 (29.01%) .NET
8 38 (29.01%) Multithreading
9 35 (26.72%) C#
10 26 (19.85%) Spring
10 26 (19.85%) CSS
10 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET
10 26 (19.85%) JMS
11 25 (19.08%) Hibernate
11 25 (19.08%) WPF
12 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
13 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
13 22 (16.79%) WebSphere
13 22 (16.79%) AngularJS
14 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (15.27%) Test Automation
14 20 (15.27%) Relational Database
14 20 (15.27%) DB2
14 20 (15.27%) RDBMS
15 19 (14.50%) J2EE
15 19 (14.50%) JSP
16 18 (13.74%) Python
16 18 (13.74%) TDD
17 17 (12.98%) EJB

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 22 (16.79%) WebSphere
2 15 (11.45%) Apache Spark
3 10 (7.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.05%) Confluence
5 4 (3.05%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.76%) npm
1 1 (0.76%) Office 365
1 1 (0.76%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) FTP
2 1 (0.76%) HTTP
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (15.27%) DB2
2 20 (15.27%) RDBMS
2 20 (15.27%) Relational Database
3 12 (9.16%) Big Data
4 9 (6.87%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (6.11%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.05%) DB2 UDB
6 4 (3.05%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.29%) MySQL
7 3 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.29%) Spark SQL
7 3 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.53%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.76%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.76%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.76%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (9.16%) Jenkins
2 10 (7.63%) JIRA
3 9 (6.87%) Git (software)
3 9 (6.87%) JUnit
4 6 (4.58%) Bitbucket
4 6 (4.58%) Cucumber
4 6 (4.58%) Eclipse
4 6 (4.58%) Grunt
5 5 (3.82%) Bower
5 5 (3.82%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.82%) Selenium
6 4 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.29%) Maven
7 3 (2.29%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.53%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.76%) gulp
9 1 (0.76%) webpack
General
1 56 (42.75%) Finance
2 39 (29.77%) Banking
3 12 (9.16%) Front Office
4 11 (8.40%) Advertising
5 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Automotive
6 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.76%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (29.01%) .NET
2 26 (19.85%) ASP.NET
2 26 (19.85%) CSS
2 26 (19.85%) JMS
2 26 (19.85%) Spring
3 25 (19.08%) Hibernate
3 25 (19.08%) WPF
4 22 (16.79%) AngularJS
5 20 (15.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 19 (14.50%) J2EE
6 19 (14.50%) JSP
7 17 (12.98%) EJB
8 16 (12.21%) Spring Integration
9 13 (9.92%) JSF
9 13 (9.92%) WCF
10 12 (9.16%) ActiveMQ
10 12 (9.16%) iBATIS
10 12 (9.16%) RESTful
11 11 (8.40%) Spring Batch
11 11 (8.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (10.69%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.16%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (9.16%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.87%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.82%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.05%) Equities
6 4 (3.05%) Fintech
6 4 (3.05%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.29%) Algorithms
7 3 (2.29%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.29%) SWIFT
8 2 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.76%) Derivative
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.63%) Linux
2 7 (5.34%) Unix
3 1 (0.76%) Windows
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.53%) MVC
3 38 (29.01%) Multithreading
4 20 (15.27%) Test Automation
5 18 (13.74%) TDD
6 16 (12.21%) SOA
7 13 (9.92%) Low Latency
8 12 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (9.16%) ETL
9 11 (8.40%) OOP
10 9 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.87%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.87%) OO
11 8 (6.11%) SDLC
12 7 (5.34%) Data Transformation
12 7 (5.34%) Market Making
12 7 (5.34%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (5.34%) Software Engineering
12 7 (5.34%) Web Development
13 6 (4.58%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 67 (51.15%) Java
2 55 (41.98%) SQL
3 35 (26.72%) C#
4 24 (18.32%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.74%) Python
6 14 (10.69%) Scala
7 13 (9.92%) PL/SQL
8 11 (8.40%) Bash Shell
8 11 (8.40%) Java 8
8 11 (8.40%) Korn
9 9 (6.87%) C++
10 5 (3.82%) C
11 4 (3.05%) PHP
12 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.53%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.53%) VBA
14 1 (0.76%) BrightScript
14 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) Degree
2 7 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) MISRA
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (3.82%) Docker
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Ansible
1 1 (0.76%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 41 (31.30%) Oracle
2 14 (10.69%) Talend
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (5.34%) TIBCO
5 4 (3.05%) IBM
6 3 (2.29%) Ab Initio
7 1 (0.76%) SAP