The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Belfast region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 15 33 15
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.04% 0.87% 4.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.26% 1.18% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £400 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +86.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Job Titles Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94 170 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 94.95% 73.59% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 107 30
Average daily rate £360 £300 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £225 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Java Developer
County Antrim

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 18 April 2014, 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 7 (77.78%) Spring
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Swing
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
6 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 2 (22.22%) Sybase
6 2 (22.22%) SQR
6 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 2 (22.22%) Maven
6 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (22.22%) Korn
6 2 (22.22%) Perl
6 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 2 (22.22%) C-shell
6 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
6 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
7 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 1 (11.11%) Java EE
7 1 (11.11%) J2EE
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Swing
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Spring Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Java EE
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) SQR
4 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) C-shell
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sybase
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle