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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 9 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 13 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.94% 8.89% 10.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.29% 10.13% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Average daily rate £325 £344 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +14.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+18.24% +5.71%
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
85 79 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.70% 87.78% 98.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 19
Average daily rate £325 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £105 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £13.61 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +0.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 2016, 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%) Spring
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 7 (46.67%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) JSF
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) J2EE
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 3 (20.00%) SAP
7 2 (13.33%) EJB
7 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (13.33%) PVCS
7 2 (13.33%) JDBC
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 2 (13.33%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) JMS
7 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
7 2 (13.33%) IBM
7 2 (13.33%) NetWeaver
7 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 2 (13.33%) Java EE 5
7 2 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
7 2 (13.33%) Scala

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) NetWeaver
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) PVCS
2 1 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) CSS
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
3 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (40.00%) Spring MVC
4 4 (26.67%) JSF
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (13.33%) EJB
6 2 (13.33%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (13.33%) Java EE 5
6 2 (13.33%) JAX-WS
6 2 (13.33%) JDBC
6 2 (13.33%) JMS
6 2 (13.33%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) Akka
7 1 (6.67%) ICEfaces
7 1 (6.67%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Analytics
3 1 (6.67%) Case Management
3 1 (6.67%) Data Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
3 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) SDLC
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Validation
3 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Guidewire