Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 14 18
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 84 54 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.86% 12.44% 6.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.34% 12.71% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 43 9
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% +26.92% -10.34%
10th Percentile £415 £358 £309
90th Percentile £560 £449 £361
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £410 £325
% change year-on-year +10.98% +26.15% -10.34%
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 413 425 166
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.64% 97.93% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 323 72
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.24% +21.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £104
90th Percentile £538 £563 £473
Northern Ireland median daily rate £432 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +7.88% +23.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 2
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £12.34 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.40% -54.72% +80.34%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.50 £17.05
90th Percentile £18.75 £18.18 £37.45
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £12.34 £13.50
% change year-on-year +13.45% -8.59% -19.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 82 £455 +10.64% 7
Senior Developer
Northern Ireland

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 63 (75.00%) Finance
2 62 (73.81%) Java
3 52 (61.90%) Banking
4 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (46.43%) SQL
6 28 (33.33%) Data Structures
7 24 (28.57%) OO
8 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
8 23 (27.38%) Low Latency
9 21 (25.00%) Relational Database
10 19 (22.62%) Functional Programming
10 19 (22.62%) Spring
10 19 (22.62%) Unix
11 18 (21.43%) C#
12 16 (19.05%) Front Office
12 16 (19.05%) Multithreading
13 15 (17.86%) WebSphere
13 15 (17.86%) TDD
13 15 (17.86%) Oracle
13 15 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
14 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 13 (15.48%) IBM
16 12 (14.29%) Linux
17 11 (13.10%) .NET
17 11 (13.10%) Equities
17 11 (13.10%) Asynchronous Programming
18 10 (11.90%) MVC
18 10 (11.90%) Hibernate
19 9 (10.71%) C++
19 9 (10.71%) DB2

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 15 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (9.52%) MQSeries
3 7 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.71%) DB2
3 8 (9.52%) DB2 UDB
3 8 (9.52%) RDBMS
4 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.38%) OLAP
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.38%) JUnit
4 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.19%) Ant
5 1 (1.19%) Bower
5 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.19%) Grunt
5 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
5 1 (1.19%) Rational Application Developer
5 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 63 (75.00%) Finance
2 52 (61.90%) Banking
3 16 (19.05%) Front Office
4 8 (9.52%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Spring
2 11 (13.10%) .NET
3 10 (11.90%) Hibernate
4 8 (9.52%) AngularJS
4 8 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 8 (9.52%) JSP
4 8 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (9.52%) WPF
5 7 (8.33%) CSS
5 7 (8.33%) J2EE
5 7 (8.33%) jQuery
5 7 (8.33%) JSON
5 7 (8.33%) REST
5 7 (8.33%) Servlets
5 7 (8.33%) WCF
6 6 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
6 6 (7.14%) WebSockets
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (4.76%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 11 (13.10%) Equities
3 7 (8.33%) Derivative
3 7 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 6 (7.14%) Fintech
5 5 (5.95%) User Experience
6 2 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Unix
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 4 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) OO
3 23 (27.38%) Low Latency
3 23 (27.38%) Test Automation
4 19 (22.62%) Functional Programming
5 16 (19.05%) Multithreading
6 15 (17.86%) Deployment Automation
6 15 (17.86%) TDD
7 11 (13.10%) Asynchronous Programming
8 10 (11.90%) MVC
9 9 (10.71%) SOA
10 8 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
10 8 (9.52%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (8.33%) Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) Data Analytics
11 7 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (8.33%) Performance Improvement
11 7 (8.33%) Refactoring
12 6 (7.14%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 62 (73.81%) Java
2 39 (46.43%) SQL
3 18 (21.43%) C#
4 14 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.71%) C++
6 2 (2.38%) Python
7 1 (1.19%) Java 8
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (2.38%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 15 (17.86%) Oracle
2 13 (15.48%) IBM
3 6 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.19%) DevExpress