The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 24 June 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
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 17 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 98 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 27.68% 3.00% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.91% 3.19% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 1 0
Median daily rate £413 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.79% +7.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £32.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +26.92% -22.61%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 339 94 86
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 95.76% 94.00% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 46 42
Median daily rate £413 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +72.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £272 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £535 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £17.78 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Northern Ireland

Senior Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +7 98 £413 +4.43% 1
Senior Developer
UK

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Northern Ireland region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 113 (87.60%) Finance
2 100 (77.52%) Java
3 87 (67.44%) Banking
4 62 (48.06%) OO
5 52 (40.31%) Unix
6 45 (34.88%) Linux
6 45 (34.88%) SQL
7 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (24.81%) Front Office
8 32 (24.81%) Low Latency
9 30 (23.26%) Test Automation
10 29 (22.48%) Multithreading
10 29 (22.48%) Relational Database
10 29 (22.48%) Data Structures
11 27 (20.93%) Functional Programming
11 27 (20.93%) Investment Banking
12 25 (19.38%) Equities
12 25 (19.38%) C++
13 18 (13.95%) WebSphere
13 18 (13.95%) XML
13 18 (13.95%) Data Modelling
13 18 (13.95%) Virtual Team
14 17 (13.18%) Market Making
15 16 (12.40%) Web Services
15 16 (12.40%) OOP
15 16 (12.40%) OOA/OOD
15 16 (12.40%) JSON
15 16 (12.40%) FIX Protocol
16 15 (11.63%) Spring
16 15 (11.63%) SQL Server

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 18 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.10%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.10%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (22.48%) Relational Database
2 15 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.43%) Apache Hive
4 7 (5.43%) Big Data
5 2 (1.55%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) DB2
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.20%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.43%) JIRA
3 6 (4.65%) Bitbucket
3 6 (4.65%) NUnit
4 2 (1.55%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (87.60%) Finance
2 87 (67.44%) Banking
3 32 (24.81%) Front Office
4 27 (20.93%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.95%) XML
2 16 (12.40%) FIX Protocol
2 16 (12.40%) JSON
2 16 (12.40%) Web Services
3 15 (11.63%) Spring
4 12 (9.30%) Spring Boot
5 11 (8.53%) WPF
6 10 (7.75%) HTML
6 10 (7.75%) RESTful
6 10 (7.75%) Spring Integration
7 9 (6.98%) CSS
7 9 (6.98%) Java EE
8 8 (6.20%) .NET
8 8 (6.20%) Hibernate
8 8 (6.20%) JPA
8 8 (6.20%) JSP
8 8 (6.20%) Node.js
8 8 (6.20%) Servlets
9 7 (5.43%) .NET Framework
9 7 (5.43%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Data Structures
2 25 (19.38%) Equities
3 18 (13.95%) Virtual Team
4 11 (8.53%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.98%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (3.88%) Fixed Income
6 5 (3.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Derivative
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 52 (40.31%) Unix
2 45 (34.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (48.06%) OO
2 42 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (24.81%) Low Latency
4 30 (23.26%) Test Automation
5 29 (22.48%) Multithreading
6 27 (20.93%) Functional Programming
7 18 (13.95%) Data Modelling
8 17 (13.18%) Market Making
9 16 (12.40%) OOA/OOD
9 16 (12.40%) OOP
10 13 (10.08%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.30%) ETL
11 12 (9.30%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.75%) TDD
14 9 (6.98%) Information Security
14 9 (6.98%) Integration Testing
14 9 (6.98%) MVC
15 8 (6.20%) Concurrent Programming
16 6 (4.65%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 100 (77.52%) Java
2 45 (34.88%) SQL
3 25 (19.38%) C++
4 14 (10.85%) C#
4 14 (10.85%) JavaScript
5 9 (6.98%) TypeScript
6 6 (4.65%) C
6 6 (4.65%) C++/CLI
6 6 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 5 (3.88%) Perl
8 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.78%) Korn
8 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.78%) Python
8 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.78%) VBA
8 1 (0.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Degree
2 6 (4.65%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 8 (6.20%) Oracle
2 6 (4.65%) Google
2 6 (4.65%) Perforce
2 6 (4.65%) Sybase
3 2 (1.55%) Talend
4 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.78%) Murex
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