Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior 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.

Senior Developer
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 8 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +13 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 53 160 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 13.32% 29.47% 4.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.77% 30.53% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 143 6
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -14.75%
10th Percentile £398 £364 £303
90th Percentile £494 £450 £368
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -14.75%
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%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in County Antrim

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Developer in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in County Antrim

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in County Antrim over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in County Antrim

Senior 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 Senior 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 -4 51 £455 +10.30% 9
Senior Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 34 (64.15%) Java
3 33 (62.26%) Banking
4 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (37.74%) SQL
6 15 (28.30%) C#
6 15 (28.30%) Spring
6 15 (28.30%) Multithreading
7 14 (26.42%) .NET
8 13 (24.53%) OO
8 13 (24.53%) Data Structures
9 12 (22.64%) Functional Programming
9 12 (22.64%) Low Latency
9 12 (22.64%) Front Office
10 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
10 11 (20.75%) WPF
11 10 (18.87%) SOA
11 10 (18.87%) Oracle
12 8 (15.09%) WCF
12 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
12 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
12 8 (15.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (15.09%) MVC
12 8 (15.09%) Deployment Automation
13 7 (13.21%) Equities
13 7 (13.21%) Electronic Trading
13 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
14 6 (11.32%) TIBCO EMS
14 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (11.32%) Hibernate

Senior 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 8 (15.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (13.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) MongoDB
1 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.77%) DB2
3 2 (3.77%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (3.77%) OLAP
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.77%) Bower
3 2 (3.77%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.77%) Grunt
3 2 (3.77%) Jasmine
3 2 (3.77%) JUnit
3 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Maven
General
1 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 33 (62.26%) Banking
3 12 (22.64%) Front Office
4 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Spring
2 14 (26.42%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) WPF
4 8 (15.09%) WCF
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (11.32%) Hibernate
5 6 (11.32%) TIBCO EMS
6 5 (9.43%) JSON
6 5 (9.43%) REST
6 5 (9.43%) Task Parallel Library
7 4 (7.55%) Web Services
7 4 (7.55%) WebSockets
8 3 (5.66%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (5.66%) JMS
9 2 (3.77%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.77%) Backbone.js
9 2 (3.77%) RESTful
9 2 (3.77%) Spring Batch
9 2 (3.77%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Data Structures
2 7 (13.21%) Equities
3 4 (7.55%) Fintech
4 3 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (5.66%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Derivative
5 2 (3.77%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Linux
1 6 (11.32%) Unix
2 3 (5.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Multithreading
3 13 (24.53%) OO
4 12 (22.64%) Functional Programming
4 12 (22.64%) Low Latency
5 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 10 (18.87%) SOA
7 8 (15.09%) Deployment Automation
7 8 (15.09%) MVC
8 7 (13.21%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (11.32%) Asynchronous Programming
10 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
10 5 (9.43%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (9.43%) TDD
11 4 (7.55%) ETL
11 4 (7.55%) Microservices
12 2 (3.77%) B2B
12 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.77%) Project Management
12 2 (3.77%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 20 (37.74%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) C#
4 3 (5.66%) C++
4 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Java 8
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 10 (18.87%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.55%) IBM
4 1 (1.89%) DevExpress