The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 42 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 18.75% 22.86% 16.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.43% 52.17% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 19 6
Median daily rate £413 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £390 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £36.40
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +16.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
138 46 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 61.61% 43.81% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 25 20
Median daily rate £401 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.75% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the Belfast region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Java.

1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (49.38%) Finance
3 32 (39.51%) Linux
4 31 (38.27%) SQL
5 25 (30.86%) TDD
6 24 (29.63%) Banking
7 21 (25.93%) BDD
8 20 (24.69%) Perl
8 20 (24.69%) OOD
9 19 (23.46%) C#
9 19 (23.46%) KDB
10 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
10 18 (22.22%) Unix
11 17 (20.99%) Front Office
12 16 (19.75%) C++
13 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 15 (18.52%) Information Security
13 15 (18.52%) Multithreading
13 15 (18.52%) Spring
13 15 (18.52%) Integration Testing
13 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (17.28%) Degree
14 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
14 14 (17.28%) Python
14 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
16 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
16 10 (12.35%) Data Validation
16 10 (12.35%) Equities
16 10 (12.35%) Validation

Java
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 6 (7.41%) Apache
1 6 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.47%) Alfresco
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) NAS
1 1 (1.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.46%) KDB
2 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.35%) Relational Database
4 9 (11.11%) Kdb+
5 8 (9.88%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.70%) LoadRunner
1 3 (3.70%) Selenium
2 2 (2.47%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.23%) Ant
3 1 (1.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.23%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.23%) JUnit
3 1 (1.23%) Maven
3 1 (1.23%) NUnit
3 1 (1.23%) TestNG
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (49.38%) Finance
2 24 (29.63%) Banking
3 17 (20.99%) Front Office
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (88.89%) Developer
2 49 (60.49%) Java Developer
3 28 (34.57%) Senior Developer
4 27 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 19 (23.46%) KDB Developer
6 17 (20.99%) Lead Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Java Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (2.47%) Murex Developer
10 2 (2.47%) QA Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) QA Test Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) SQL Developer
11 1 (1.23%) Senior Murex Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 15 (18.52%) Spring
3 8 (9.88%) Spring Boot
4 7 (8.64%) Spring MVC
5 6 (7.41%) Angular 2
5 6 (7.41%) JSP
5 6 (7.41%) Servlets
5 6 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (4.94%) HTML
6 4 (4.94%) J2EE
6 4 (4.94%) jQuery
6 4 (4.94%) Node.js
7 3 (3.70%) CSS
8 2 (2.47%) FpML
8 2 (2.47%) JSON
8 2 (2.47%) Murex MxML
9 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.23%) JDBC
9 1 (1.23%) XML
9 1 (1.23%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (12.35%) Equities
3 9 (11.11%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.17%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (3.70%) Derivative
6 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Linux
2 18 (22.22%) Unix
3 9 (11.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) TDD
3 21 (25.93%) BDD
4 20 (24.69%) OOD
5 15 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (18.52%) Information Security
5 15 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 15 (18.52%) Multithreading
6 11 (13.58%) Mathematics
7 10 (12.35%) Data Validation
7 10 (12.35%) Validation
8 7 (8.64%) MVC
9 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.41%) Migration
9 6 (7.41%) OO
9 6 (7.41%) Scrum
10 4 (4.94%) Analytics
10 4 (4.94%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.94%) Pair Programming
11 3 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) SQL
2 20 (24.69%) Perl
3 19 (23.46%) C#
4 16 (19.75%) C++
5 15 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 14 (17.28%) Python
7 3 (3.70%) VBScript
8 2 (2.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.23%) C
9 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.47%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle
2 4 (4.94%) ATG
3 2 (2.47%) Murex
4 1 (1.23%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.23%) VMware