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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 3 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 22 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 25.29% 17.44% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 53.66% 40.54% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 6
Average daily rate £325 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £382 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
- +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.88 £37.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -3.22%
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
41 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 47.13% 43.02% 51.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 14
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 10 February 2016.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) C#
3 10 (30.30%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Validation
3 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (30.30%) Data Validation
4 9 (27.27%) Banking
5 8 (24.24%) Spring
5 8 (24.24%) VBScript
5 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
6 7 (21.21%) HTML
6 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
7 6 (18.18%) Linux
7 6 (18.18%) JSF
7 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
7 6 (18.18%) Spring MVC
7 6 (18.18%) MVC
7 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.15%) NewSQL
8 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
8 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
8 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
8 5 (15.15%) SAP
8 5 (15.15%) STL
8 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
8 5 (15.15%) C++

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) NetWeaver
2 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) NewSQL
1 5 (15.15%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.06%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JIRA
1 4 (12.12%) PVCS
2 1 (3.03%) Android Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 15 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Developer
4 8 (24.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (21.21%) Analyst
6 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
7 5 (15.15%) C++ Developer
8 4 (12.12%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Developer in Test
9 2 (6.06%) Linux Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Unix Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Banking Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Financial Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) Java Scala Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Scala Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Spring
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) HTML
3 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.18%) JSF
3 6 (18.18%) Spring MVC
4 5 (15.15%) J2EE
4 5 (15.15%) STL
5 4 (12.12%) EJB
5 4 (12.12%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (12.12%) Java EE 5
5 4 (12.12%) JAX-WS
5 4 (12.12%) JDBC
5 4 (12.12%) JMS
5 4 (12.12%) JSP
6 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.06%) ICEfaces
6 2 (6.06%) Web Services
7 1 (3.03%) Spring Integration
7 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (30.30%) Data Validation
1 10 (30.30%) Validation
2 8 (24.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
3 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
4 6 (18.18%) MVC
5 5 (15.15%) Low Latency
5 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) DevOps
6 4 (12.12%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.09%) OOD
7 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Coaching
8 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.06%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (3.03%) Analytics
9 1 (3.03%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (66.67%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (24.24%) VBScript
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 5 (15.15%) C++
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Guidewire
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