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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 10 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 18 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 14.40% 13.00% 16.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.52% 13.83% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 16
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
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
116 94 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 92.80% 94.00% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 46 59
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 21 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Banking
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
4 14 (66.67%) UNIX
4 14 (66.67%) Spring
4 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
5 13 (61.90%) Finance
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
6 11 (52.38%) Credit Risk
7 10 (47.62%) C-shell
7 10 (47.62%) Investment Banking
7 10 (47.62%) Korn
7 10 (47.62%) Sybase
8 9 (42.86%) Perl
8 9 (42.86%) Oracle
8 9 (42.86%) SQR
9 8 (38.10%) Maven
9 8 (38.10%) Spring Integration
10 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
11 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
11 5 (23.81%) Struts
12 3 (14.29%) J2EE
12 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
12 3 (14.29%) International Banking
13 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
13 2 (9.52%) Java EE
13 2 (9.52%) Derivative
13 2 (9.52%) FpML
13 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Maven
General
1 18 (85.71%) Banking
2 13 (61.90%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Investment Banking
4 5 (23.81%) Financial Institution
5 3 (14.29%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 14 (66.67%) Spring
2 8 (38.10%) Spring Integration
3 5 (23.81%) Struts
4 3 (14.29%) J2EE
5 2 (9.52%) Java EE
5 2 (9.52%) FpML
6 1 (4.76%) Akka
6 1 (4.76%) Play Framework
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Credit Risk
2 2 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (9.52%) Fixed Income
2 2 (9.52%) Equities
2 2 (9.52%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
2 1 (4.76%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (4.76%) People Management
2 1 (4.76%) OO
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) T-SQL
4 10 (47.62%) Korn
4 10 (47.62%) C-shell
5 9 (42.86%) Perl
5 9 (42.86%) SQR
6 7 (33.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.52%) VBScript
7 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Sybase
2 9 (42.86%) Oracle
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day
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Rate: £300 - £325 per day
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