The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Belfast region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 14 11 19
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 24 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.57% 13.13% 5.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.96% 13.54% 5.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 5
Median daily rate £410 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £360 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £45.88 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-13.89% +27.43%

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
219 96 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 96.48% 96.97% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 40 41
Median daily rate £360 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +280.95%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Belfast region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Java 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 Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.98%) TDD
3 24 (48.98%) SQL
4 20 (40.82%) BDD
5 19 (38.78%) OOD
6 17 (34.69%) Front Office
6 17 (34.69%) Finance
7 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
8 15 (30.61%) Information Security
8 15 (30.61%) Integration Testing
8 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (28.57%) Banking
9 14 (28.57%) Spring
10 13 (26.53%) Degree
10 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
10 13 (26.53%) NoSQL
10 13 (26.53%) Python
10 13 (26.53%) C#
10 13 (26.53%) C++
11 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
12 11 (22.45%) Linux
12 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
13 10 (20.41%) Data Validation
13 10 (20.41%) Validation
14 9 (18.37%) Equities
14 9 (18.37%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
15 8 (16.33%) Spring Boot
16 7 (14.29%) Unix

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 6 (12.24%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (10.20%) Apache
3 2 (4.08%) Alfresco
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) NoSQL
2 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.24%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
1 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.04%) Bitbucket
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) Maven
1 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (34.69%) Finance
1 17 (34.69%) Front Office
2 14 (28.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) AngularJS
2 14 (28.57%) Spring
3 8 (16.33%) Spring Boot
4 6 (12.24%) Angular 2
4 6 (12.24%) Spring MVC
4 6 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (6.12%) jQuery
5 3 (6.12%) Node.js
6 2 (4.08%) CSS
6 2 (4.08%) FpML
6 2 (4.08%) HTML
6 2 (4.08%) JSON
6 2 (4.08%) Murex MxML
7 1 (2.04%) J2SE
7 1 (2.04%) JSP
7 1 (2.04%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Equities
1 9 (18.37%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
2 5 (10.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Derivative
4 2 (4.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.45%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (77.55%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) TDD
3 20 (40.82%) BDD
4 19 (38.78%) OOD
5 15 (30.61%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (30.61%) Information Security
5 15 (30.61%) Integration Testing
6 13 (26.53%) Multithreading
7 11 (22.45%) Mathematics
8 10 (20.41%) Data Validation
8 10 (20.41%) Validation
9 6 (12.24%) MVC
9 6 (12.24%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) Scrum
10 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
10 5 (10.20%) Migration
11 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
12 2 (4.08%) Algorithmic Trading
12 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (4.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) SQL
3 13 (26.53%) C#
3 13 (26.53%) C++
3 13 (26.53%) Python
4 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.04%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (26.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.08%) Murex