The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills 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 over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Java 32 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 30.48% 20.00% 14.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.79% 39.39% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 14
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£331 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Java
County Antrim

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
63 33 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 60.00% 50.77% 37.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 27
Average daily rate £306 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.59% -5.71%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Java also 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 that cited Java.

1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 30 (40.00%) Finance
3 26 (34.67%) UNIX
4 24 (32.00%) Banking
5 22 (29.33%) Java EE
6 20 (26.67%) J2EE
6 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (25.33%) Oracle
8 17 (22.67%) OO
9 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
11 13 (17.33%) Spring
11 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
11 13 (17.33%) People Management
12 12 (16.00%) Sybase
12 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 11 (14.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (14.67%) Fixed Income
13 11 (14.67%) Equities
13 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (13.33%) Derivative
15 9 (12.00%) Degree
15 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
15 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
15 9 (12.00%) FIX Protocol
15 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (12.00%) FpML
15 9 (12.00%) Solaris
15 9 (12.00%) HTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing Java also 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 that cited Java. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 14 (18.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.33%) DMZ
1 7 (9.33%) Firewall
1 7 (9.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.00%) Maven
3 1 (1.33%) Selenium
3 1 (1.33%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 24 (32.00%) Banking
3 9 (12.00%) Investment Banking
4 4 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.00%) International Banking
6 2 (2.67%) Retail
6 2 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (74.67%) Developer
2 34 (45.33%) Java Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (12.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (9.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Applications Developer
4 7 (9.33%) Lead Developer
5 5 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (5.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.00%) Android Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Mobile Developer
8 2 (2.67%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Analyst
8 2 (2.67%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (2.67%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (29.33%) Java EE
2 20 (26.67%) J2EE
3 13 (17.33%) Hibernate
3 13 (17.33%) Spring
4 9 (12.00%) FpML
4 9 (12.00%) HTML
4 9 (12.00%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (10.67%) CSS
5 8 (10.67%) Struts
6 7 (9.33%) Dojo
7 5 (6.67%) Spring Integration
7 5 (6.67%) SailPoint
7 5 (6.67%) Middleware
7 5 (6.67%) SOAP
8 4 (5.33%) Web Services
8 4 (5.33%) Android SDK
9 3 (4.00%) Oracle ADF
10 2 (2.67%) XML
10 2 (2.67%) JSP
10 2 (2.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Equities
1 11 (14.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (14.67%) Fixed Income
1 11 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.33%) Derivative
3 8 (10.67%) Credit Risk
4 5 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.00%) iPhone
6 2 (2.67%) Clustering
6 2 (2.67%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (1.33%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) UNIX
2 9 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (12.00%) Solaris
3 8 (10.67%) Linux
3 8 (10.67%) Windows
4 7 (9.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (9.33%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.67%) OO
2 13 (17.33%) People Management
3 10 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
6 7 (9.33%) Validation
6 7 (9.33%) RAD
6 7 (9.33%) ITIL
6 7 (9.33%) MVC
6 7 (9.33%) Web Application Development
7 5 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.33%) Android Development
9 2 (2.67%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.67%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (1.33%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.33%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.33%) Coaching
10 1 (1.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) SQL
2 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.33%) Perl
4 7 (9.33%) SQR
4 7 (9.33%) Korn
4 7 (9.33%) C-shell
5 6 (8.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Python
8 2 (2.67%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.67%) VBScript
8 2 (2.67%) VB
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.33%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Oracle
2 12 (16.00%) Sybase
3 6 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.67%) Sun
5 3 (4.00%) IBM
6 2 (2.67%) Apple
6 2 (2.67%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.33%) Reuters
7 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.33%) Actimize
7 1 (1.33%) Google