Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Senior Developer
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 16 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 189 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 31.87% 8.33% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.45% 8.71% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 16 1
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +28.33% +7.62%
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +52.47%
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 565 264 115
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 95.65% 90.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 149 71
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +13.82% -1.60%
10th Percentile £289 £138 £100
90th Percentile £513 £438 £519
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 33 3
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £28.00 £17.49
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.28 £14.30 £15.25
% change year-on-year -0.10% -6.26% -9.55%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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 +9 184 £413 +7.14% 3
Senior Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 161 (85.19%) Finance
2 153 (80.95%) Banking
3 151 (79.89%) Java
4 98 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (46.56%) Data Structures
6 83 (43.92%) Test Automation
7 81 (42.86%) OO
8 75 (39.68%) Functional Programming
9 72 (38.10%) Investment Banking
10 48 (25.40%) Spring
11 47 (24.87%) Multithreading
12 46 (24.34%) XML
12 46 (24.34%) Hibernate
13 45 (23.81%) JavaScript
14 44 (23.28%) CSS
14 44 (23.28%) MVC
15 42 (22.22%) Web Services
16 38 (20.11%) Virtual Team
16 38 (20.11%) Spring Integration
17 37 (19.58%) TDD
18 36 (19.05%) Low Latency
19 33 (17.46%) WebSphere
19 33 (17.46%) Oracle
20 32 (16.93%) Unix
20 32 (16.93%) RESTful
21 31 (16.40%) JSON
21 31 (16.40%) SQL
22 30 (15.87%) C++
22 30 (15.87%) JSP
23 29 (15.34%) AngularJS

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 33 (17.46%) WebSphere
2 15 (7.94%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Actimize
2 2 (1.06%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) FTP
1 2 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (14.81%) DB2
2 24 (12.70%) Relational Database
3 19 (10.05%) RDBMS
4 16 (8.47%) DB2 UDB
5 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.59%) Apache Hive
6 3 (1.59%) Big Data
6 3 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.06%) KDB
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.65%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.12%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.12%) JIRA
3 4 (2.12%) NUnit
4 3 (1.59%) Bower
4 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.59%) Grunt
4 3 (1.59%) Jasmine
4 3 (1.59%) JUnit
5 2 (1.06%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 161 (85.19%) Finance
2 153 (80.95%) Banking
3 72 (38.10%) Investment Banking
4 19 (10.05%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (25.40%) Spring
2 46 (24.34%) Hibernate
2 46 (24.34%) XML
3 44 (23.28%) CSS
4 42 (22.22%) Web Services
5 38 (20.11%) Spring Integration
6 32 (16.93%) RESTful
7 31 (16.40%) JSON
8 30 (15.87%) JSP
9 29 (15.34%) AngularJS
10 27 (14.29%) Backbone.js
10 27 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (12.70%) HTML
12 21 (11.11%) Java EE
12 21 (11.11%) Spring Boot
13 17 (8.99%) JPA
13 17 (8.99%) Node.js
13 17 (8.99%) Servlets
14 15 (7.94%) FIX Protocol
14 15 (7.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 88 (46.56%) Data Structures
2 38 (20.11%) Virtual Team
3 12 (6.35%) Equities
4 10 (5.29%) User Experience
5 8 (4.23%) Derivative
5 8 (4.23%) Fixed Income
5 8 (4.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.53%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.93%) Unix
2 21 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (43.92%) Test Automation
3 81 (42.86%) OO
4 75 (39.68%) Functional Programming
5 47 (24.87%) Multithreading
6 44 (23.28%) MVC
7 37 (19.58%) TDD
8 36 (19.05%) Low Latency
9 18 (9.52%) Data Modelling
10 17 (8.99%) Concurrent Programming
10 17 (8.99%) Performance Improvement
11 16 (8.47%) Requirements Analysis
12 15 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (7.94%) OOA/OOD
13 13 (6.88%) Asynchronous Programming
13 13 (6.88%) Market Making
13 13 (6.88%) OOP
13 13 (6.88%) Refactoring
13 13 (6.88%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 151 (79.89%) Java
2 45 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 31 (16.40%) SQL
4 30 (15.87%) C++
5 23 (12.17%) C#
6 18 (9.52%) TypeScript
7 6 (3.17%) Perl
8 4 (2.12%) C
8 4 (2.12%) C++/CLI
8 4 (2.12%) Scala
8 4 (2.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.53%) Korn
9 1 (0.53%) Python
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (5.29%) Degree
2 7 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (1.06%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 33 (17.46%) Oracle
2 12 (6.35%) TIBCO
3 6 (3.17%) Sybase
4 4 (2.12%) Google
4 4 (2.12%) Perforce
5 2 (1.06%) Sencha
5 2 (1.06%) Talend
6 1 (0.53%) Ab Initio