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 24 July 2016 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 19 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 8 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.45% 4.35% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.08% 4.69% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £413 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.09% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
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
113 64 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 91.13% 92.75% 87.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 40
Median daily rate £308 £200 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.75% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £93 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.00 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

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 24 July 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) JMS
2 6 (46.15%) J2EE
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
3 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) JSF
4 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
4 4 (30.77%) Java EE 5
4 4 (30.77%) EJB 3.0
4 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) EJB
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) JDBC
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
4 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) SOAP
5 3 (23.08%) Oracle
5 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
5 3 (23.08%) MVC
5 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
5 3 (23.08%) JBoss
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
5 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection

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 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) NetWeaver
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) PVCS
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) J2EE
1 6 (46.15%) JMS
2 5 (38.46%) Spring
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) EJB
3 4 (30.77%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) Java EE 5
3 4 (30.77%) JAX-WS
3 4 (30.77%) JDBC
3 4 (30.77%) JSF
3 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 3 (23.08%) SOAP
4 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 2 (15.38%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
4 4 (30.77%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle
1 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 2 (15.38%) IBM