Period
to 20 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £433 per day in advertised job vacancies in County Antrim during the 6 months to 20 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.

Senior Developer
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 6 24
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 22 212 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 6.45% 34.98% 4.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.81% 36.30% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 195 4
County Antrim median daily rate £433 £413 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.85% +2.48% +34.17%
10th Percentile £403 £364 £375
90th Percentile £517 £488 £418
Northern Ireland median daily rate £433 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +4.85% +0.61% +36.67%
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 323 584 202
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.72% 96.37% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 468 103
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.24% +26.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £298 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £455
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +4.48% +26.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 8 20
County Antrim median hourly rate £16.50 £15.28 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.98% -7.39% -48.44%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.81 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £22.25 £21.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £15.28 £16.50
% change year-on-year -1.83% -7.39% -48.44%

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 20 September 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 20 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 -21 20 £433 +4.85% 12
Senior Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 13 (59.09%) Multithreading
4 11 (50.00%) WPF
4 11 (50.00%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) C#
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (40.91%) MVC
6 9 (40.91%) Java
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle
6 9 (40.91%) SOA
7 8 (36.36%) SQL
8 7 (31.82%) WCF
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 5 (22.73%) Front Office
9 5 (22.73%) TIBCO EMS
9 5 (22.73%) TIBCO
10 4 (18.18%) OO
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
10 4 (18.18%) JIRA
10 4 (18.18%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (18.18%) Functional Programming
10 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
10 4 (18.18%) Asynchronous Programming
10 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
11 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database

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 7 (31.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) DB2
3 2 (9.09%) DB2 UDB
3 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) JIRA
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (9.09%) Bower
3 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 2 (9.09%) Grunt
3 2 (9.09%) Jasmine
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
4 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Maven
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Front Office
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
1 11 (50.00%) WPF
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (31.82%) WCF
3 5 (22.73%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (18.18%) Task Parallel Library
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 3 (13.64%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (13.64%) JMS
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) JSP
6 2 (9.09%) Rendezvous
6 2 (9.09%) SOAP
6 2 (9.09%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) Spring Batch
6 2 (9.09%) Spring Integration
6 2 (9.09%) WSDL
6 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
1 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Equities
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Multithreading
2 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) SOA
4 4 (18.18%) Asynchronous Programming
4 4 (18.18%) Functional Programming
4 4 (18.18%) OO
5 3 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
6 2 (9.09%) B2B
6 2 (9.09%) EAI
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Index Arbitrage
6 2 (9.09%) Market Making
6 2 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.09%) OOP
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Java 8
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) TIBCO