The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Developer
Rank 21 11 26
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.83% 8.33% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.88% 8.64% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £380 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £38.20
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.71%
Java Developer
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104 81 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 98.11% 96.43% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 93
Average daily rate £215 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £17.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java Developer across the Belfast region.

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) J2EE
3 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Struts
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
8 2 (13.33%) Derivative
8 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
8 2 (13.33%) Java EE
8 2 (13.33%) Degree
8 2 (13.33%) Struts2
8 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (13.33%) jQuery
8 2 (13.33%) Drools
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (13.33%) People Management
8 2 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
8 2 (13.33%) JSP
8 2 (13.33%) Servlets
8 2 (13.33%) UNIX
8 2 (13.33%) OO
8 2 (13.33%) JBoss
8 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
8 2 (13.33%) FpML
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region that cited Java Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (13.33%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maven
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) Struts
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Java EE
3 2 (13.33%) Struts2
3 2 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
3 2 (13.33%) Drools
3 2 (13.33%) JSP
3 2 (13.33%) Servlets
3 2 (13.33%) FpML
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) FIXML
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) RESTful
4 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (13.33%) People Management
2 2 (13.33%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Scrum
3 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.67%) TIBCO