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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 39 31 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 33.91% 31.00% 28.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.17% 46.97% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 18
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£313 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £371 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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
72 66 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 62.61% 66.00% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 30
Average daily rate £300 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 25 (40.32%) Banking
3 24 (38.71%) Java EE
4 23 (37.10%) Finance
5 21 (33.87%) UNIX
6 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
7 19 (30.65%) HTML
7 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (29.03%) Apple iOS
8 18 (29.03%) CSS
8 18 (29.03%) Eclipse
9 17 (27.42%) Mac OS X
9 17 (27.42%) RAD
9 17 (27.42%) MVC
9 17 (27.42%) Dojo
9 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
10 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
11 15 (24.19%) Oracle
11 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
12 14 (22.58%) Sybase
12 14 (22.58%) Spring
13 12 (19.35%) Investment Banking
14 11 (17.74%) Credit Risk
14 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
14 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
15 10 (16.13%) Korn
15 10 (16.13%) C-shell
16 9 (14.52%) J2EE
16 9 (14.52%) Perl
16 9 (14.52%) SQR

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 11 (17.74%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.29%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Eclipse
2 8 (12.90%) Maven
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 25 (40.32%) Banking
2 23 (37.10%) Finance
3 12 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.06%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.84%) International Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Retail
7 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 54 (87.10%) Developer
2 25 (40.32%) Java Developer
3 17 (27.42%) JavaScript Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Java Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 4 (6.45%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Lead Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.61%) Java Applications Developer
9 1 (1.61%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (1.61%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.71%) Java EE
2 19 (30.65%) HTML
3 18 (29.03%) CSS
4 17 (27.42%) Dojo
5 15 (24.19%) Hibernate
6 14 (22.58%) Spring
7 9 (14.52%) J2EE
8 8 (12.90%) Spring Integration
9 6 (9.68%) FpML
10 5 (8.06%) Struts
11 3 (4.84%) Android SDK
11 3 (4.84%) SOAP
12 2 (3.23%) Web Services
12 2 (3.23%) OpenCV
13 1 (1.61%) Akka
13 1 (1.61%) Play Framework
13 1 (1.61%) iOS SDK
13 1 (1.61%) ICEfaces
13 1 (1.61%) iPhone SDK
13 1 (1.61%) Android NDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Credit Risk
2 7 (11.29%) Equities
2 7 (11.29%) Fixed Income
2 7 (11.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (9.68%) Derivative
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.61%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.61%) STB
6 1 (1.61%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.87%) UNIX
2 18 (29.03%) Apple iOS
3 17 (27.42%) Mac OS X
4 6 (9.68%) Android
5 2 (3.23%) Solaris
6 1 (1.61%) Linux
6 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.42%) RAD
2 17 (27.42%) MVC
2 17 (27.42%) Web Application Development
3 8 (12.90%) OO
4 6 (9.68%) Android Development
4 6 (9.68%) People Management
5 3 (4.84%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.23%) Multithreading
6 2 (3.23%) Image Processing
7 1 (1.61%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.61%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.61%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.61%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.61%) Coaching
7 1 (1.61%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.61%) ETRM
7 1 (1.61%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (43.55%) SQL
2 20 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 11 (17.74%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.13%) Korn
4 10 (16.13%) C-shell
5 9 (14.52%) Perl
5 9 (14.52%) SQR
6 7 (11.29%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.23%) VBScript
7 2 (3.23%) VB
8 1 (1.61%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Oracle
2 14 (22.58%) Sybase
3 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.61%) Actimize
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) Reuters
4 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
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