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 22 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 29 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 28.16% 26.13% 23.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.73% 48.33% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 14
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£300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -5.06%
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
55 60 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 53.40% 54.05% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 32 28
Average daily rate £300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.42 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 22 August 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) HTML
2 21 (43.75%) CSS
2 21 (43.75%) Eclipse
3 20 (41.67%) Mac OS X
3 20 (41.67%) RAD
3 20 (41.67%) Java EE
3 20 (41.67%) Dojo
3 20 (41.67%) MVC
3 20 (41.67%) Apple iOS
3 20 (41.67%) Web Application Development
4 17 (35.42%) Banking
5 15 (31.25%) Finance
5 15 (31.25%) UNIX
6 12 (25.00%) SQL
7 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
7 11 (22.92%) Investment Banking
8 10 (20.83%) Spring
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) Credit Risk
10 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
10 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
11 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
11 6 (12.50%) Sybase
11 6 (12.50%) J2EE
11 6 (12.50%) Maven
11 6 (12.50%) Korn
11 6 (12.50%) Spring Integration
11 6 (12.50%) C-shell

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (43.75%) Eclipse
2 6 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (4.17%) Selenium
General
1 17 (35.42%) Banking
2 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 11 (22.92%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.17%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) International Banking
6 1 (2.08%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (87.50%) Developer
2 20 (41.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 16 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) QA Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (43.75%) HTML
1 21 (43.75%) CSS
2 20 (41.67%) Java EE
2 20 (41.67%) Dojo
3 11 (22.92%) Hibernate
4 10 (20.83%) Spring
5 6 (12.50%) J2EE
5 6 (12.50%) Spring Integration
6 4 (8.33%) Struts
7 2 (4.17%) OpenCV
8 1 (2.08%) Swing
8 1 (2.08%) .NET
8 1 (2.08%) SOAP
8 1 (2.08%) Akka
8 1 (2.08%) Play Framework
8 1 (2.08%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.08%) STB
3 1 (2.08%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 20 (41.67%) Mac OS X
1 20 (41.67%) Apple iOS
2 15 (31.25%) UNIX
3 3 (6.25%) Android
4 2 (4.17%) Solaris
5 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) RAD
2 20 (41.67%) MVC
2 20 (41.67%) Web Application Development
3 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
3 3 (6.25%) Android Development
4 2 (4.17%) Image Processing
4 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.08%) OOP
5 1 (2.08%) Change Management
5 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.08%) Automated Testing
5 1 (2.08%) TDD
5 1 (2.08%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (2.08%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (2.08%) ETRM
5 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.08%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.08%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (45.83%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.58%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.50%) Korn
4 6 (12.50%) C-shell
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
5 5 (10.42%) SQR
6 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.17%) VBScript
6 2 (4.17%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) C#
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Sybase
3 2 (4.17%) Business Objects
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