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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Developer
Rank 7 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 29 3 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 17.90% 4.69% 18.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.35% 5.00% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 2 19
Median daily rate £380 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £330 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £370 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.63 £43.38 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-15.56% +11.93%
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
158 60 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 97.53% 93.75% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 32 58
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £295 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.51 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +50.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £15.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £17.77 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 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 31 (100.00%) Java
2 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (64.52%) TDD
3 20 (64.52%) BDD
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 18 (58.06%) OOD
5 13 (41.94%) Finance
5 13 (41.94%) Front Office
5 13 (41.94%) Python
5 13 (41.94%) C#
5 13 (41.94%) C++
5 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
5 13 (41.94%) Multithreading
6 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (38.71%) Banking
6 12 (38.71%) Degree
6 12 (38.71%) Integration Testing
6 12 (38.71%) Information Security
7 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
8 9 (29.03%) Equity Derivative
9 7 (22.58%) Data Validation
9 7 (22.58%) Validation
10 6 (19.35%) Equities
10 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
10 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
10 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
10 6 (19.35%) Spring
10 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
11 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (16.13%) Linux

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 (16.13%) Apache
2 2 (6.45%) Alfresco
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.23%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) NoSQL
2 6 (19.35%) RDBMS
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Ant
1 1 (3.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.23%) Bitbucket
1 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
1 1 (3.23%) Maven
1 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
1 13 (41.94%) Front Office
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Electronics
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
1 6 (19.35%) Spring
2 3 (9.68%) jQuery
2 3 (9.68%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) Angular 2
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) J2SE
4 1 (3.23%) JSP
4 1 (3.23%) Servlets
4 1 (3.23%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Mathematics
2 9 (29.03%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (19.35%) Equities
4 5 (16.13%) Fixed Income
4 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (83.87%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (64.52%) BDD
2 20 (64.52%) TDD
3 18 (58.06%) OOD
4 13 (41.94%) Multithreading
5 12 (38.71%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (38.71%) Information Security
5 12 (38.71%) Integration Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Data Validation
6 7 (22.58%) Validation
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
9 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (3.23%) MVC
9 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
9 1 (3.23%) SOA
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 13 (41.94%) C#
3 13 (41.94%) C++
3 13 (41.94%) Python
4 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) SAP