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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 18 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Java 9 12 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 7.38% 17.39% 22.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.45% 31.58% 60.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 8
Median daily rate £413 £460 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.32% +36.29%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.84% +15.37%
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
44 38 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.07% 55.07% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 13
Median daily rate £385 £329 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.11% -9.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 5 (38.46%) JMS
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 4 (30.77%) Scala
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE 5
3 3 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) JAX-WS
3 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
3 3 (23.08%) JSF
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) JDBC
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) EJB
3 3 (23.08%) JBoss
3 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 3 (23.08%) RDBMS

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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) JBoss
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) RDBMS
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JDeveloper
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (84.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) E-Business Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) J2EE
1 5 (38.46%) JMS
1 5 (38.46%) Spring
2 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 4 (30.77%) CSS
2 4 (30.77%) HTML
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) EJB
3 3 (23.08%) EJB 3.0
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE
3 3 (23.08%) Java EE 5
3 3 (23.08%) JAX-WS
3 3 (23.08%) JDBC
3 3 (23.08%) JSF
3 3 (23.08%) SOAP
3 3 (23.08%) Spring MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
1 3 (23.08%) MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Coaching
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) ERP
3 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Kanban
3 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) JavaScript
1 5 (38.46%) PL/SQL
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) Scala
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) HL7
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft