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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 42 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 33.60% 23.75% 18.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.76% 44.19% 49.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 21
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.12% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -3.47%
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
74 43 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 59.20% 53.75% 37.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 32
Average daily rate £313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 21 November 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 31 (43.66%) Finance
3 25 (35.21%) Banking
4 22 (30.99%) Java EE
5 20 (28.17%) J2EE
5 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
5 20 (28.17%) UNIX
6 19 (26.76%) Oracle
7 17 (23.94%) OO
8 15 (21.13%) WebLogic
9 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
10 13 (18.31%) Sybase
10 13 (18.31%) Spring
10 13 (18.31%) People Management
11 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
12 11 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (15.49%) Equities
12 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
12 11 (15.49%) Fixed Income
13 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (14.08%) Derivative
13 10 (14.08%) Investment Banking
14 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (12.68%) Degree
14 9 (12.68%) FIX Protocol
14 9 (12.68%) Credit Risk
14 9 (12.68%) FpML
14 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
14 9 (12.68%) HTML
14 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (21.13%) WebLogic
2 11 (15.49%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Eclipse
2 7 (9.86%) Maven
3 1 (1.41%) Selenium
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 25 (35.21%) Banking
3 10 (14.08%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.04%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.23%) International Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Developer
2 34 (47.89%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Applications Developer
4 7 (9.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Lead Developer
5 5 (7.04%) Android Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
7 2 (2.82%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Java Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (2.82%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.82%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (2.82%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.99%) Java EE
2 20 (28.17%) J2EE
3 14 (19.72%) Hibernate
4 13 (18.31%) Spring
5 9 (12.68%) HTML
5 9 (12.68%) FpML
5 9 (12.68%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (11.27%) CSS
6 8 (11.27%) Struts
7 7 (9.86%) Dojo
8 6 (8.45%) Spring Integration
9 5 (7.04%) SOAP
10 4 (5.63%) Android SDK
10 4 (5.63%) Web Services
11 3 (4.23%) Oracle ADF
12 2 (2.82%) XML
12 2 (2.82%) JSP
12 2 (2.82%) Servlets
12 2 (2.82%) OpenCV
12 2 (2.82%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (15.49%) Fixed Income
1 11 (15.49%) Equities
2 10 (14.08%) Derivative
3 9 (12.68%) Credit Risk
4 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.23%) iPhone
6 3 (4.23%) N-Tier
6 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.82%) Clustering
8 1 (1.41%) DTV
8 1 (1.41%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.41%) STB
8 1 (1.41%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.17%) UNIX
2 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
3 7 (9.86%) Mac OS X
3 7 (9.86%) Android
4 2 (2.82%) Solaris
5 1 (1.41%) Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) OO
2 13 (18.31%) People Management
3 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.27%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.86%) RAD
5 7 (9.86%) MVC
5 7 (9.86%) Web Application Development
5 7 (9.86%) Android Development
6 2 (2.82%) iOS Development
6 2 (2.82%) Image Processing
6 2 (2.82%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.82%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.41%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.41%) ETRM
7 1 (1.41%) TDD
7 1 (1.41%) Automated Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Software Engineering
7 1 (1.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (49.30%) SQL
2 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
3 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
4 8 (11.27%) Perl
4 8 (11.27%) SQR
4 8 (11.27%) Korn
4 8 (11.27%) C-shell
5 6 (8.45%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.63%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.82%) VBScript
8 2 (2.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle
2 13 (18.31%) Sybase
3 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.82%) Apple
4 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.41%) Reuters
4 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.41%) Actimize
4 1 (1.41%) Google