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 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 48 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.64% 30.61% 26.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 56.47% 48.39% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 20
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£313 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £293 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
85 62 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 64.89% 63.27% 45.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 31
Average daily rate £300 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £400 £398
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 22 October 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 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 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 27 (39.71%) Finance
3 25 (36.76%) Banking
4 24 (35.29%) Java EE
5 21 (30.88%) UNIX
6 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
7 17 (25.00%) Oracle
8 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 15 (22.06%) OO
9 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
10 14 (20.59%) J2EE
10 14 (20.59%) WebLogic
10 14 (20.59%) Spring
10 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
11 13 (19.12%) Sybase
11 13 (19.12%) HTML
12 12 (17.65%) CSS
12 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
13 11 (16.18%) RAD
13 11 (16.18%) MVC
13 11 (16.18%) Mac OS X
13 11 (16.18%) Dojo
13 11 (16.18%) Investment Banking
13 11 (16.18%) Web Application Development
13 11 (16.18%) People Management
14 10 (14.71%) Equities
14 10 (14.71%) Fixed Income
14 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
14 10 (14.71%) Credit Risk

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 14 (20.59%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.71%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.76%) Maven
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Banking
3 11 (16.18%) Investment Banking
4 5 (7.35%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.41%) International Banking
6 2 (2.94%) Retail
7 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 55 (80.88%) Developer
2 30 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 11 (16.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 7 (10.29%) Applications Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Lead Developer
6 5 (7.35%) Android Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.41%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.94%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
10 1 (1.47%) Java/J2EE Architect
10 1 (1.47%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (35.29%) Java EE
2 15 (22.06%) Hibernate
3 14 (20.59%) J2EE
3 14 (20.59%) Spring
4 13 (19.12%) HTML
5 12 (17.65%) CSS
6 11 (16.18%) Dojo
7 8 (11.76%) Struts
7 8 (11.76%) FpML
8 7 (10.29%) Spring Integration
9 5 (7.35%) SOAP
10 4 (5.88%) Web Services
10 4 (5.88%) Android SDK
11 2 (2.94%) Struts2
11 2 (2.94%) iPhone SDK
11 2 (2.94%) iOS SDK
11 2 (2.94%) jQuery
11 2 (2.94%) XML
11 2 (2.94%) JSP
11 2 (2.94%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Equities
1 10 (14.71%) Fixed Income
1 10 (14.71%) Credit Risk
1 10 (14.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (13.24%) Derivative
3 4 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.41%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.41%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Clustering
5 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.47%) DTV
6 1 (1.47%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.47%) Social Media
6 1 (1.47%) STB
Operating Systems
1 21 (30.88%) UNIX
2 13 (19.12%) Apple iOS
3 11 (16.18%) Mac OS X
4 7 (10.29%) Android
5 2 (2.94%) Solaris
6 1 (1.47%) Linux
6 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) OO
2 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (16.18%) RAD
3 11 (16.18%) MVC
3 11 (16.18%) Web Application Development
3 11 (16.18%) People Management
4 7 (10.29%) Android Development
5 4 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.94%) Image Processing
6 2 (2.94%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.94%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.94%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.47%) Coaching
7 1 (1.47%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.47%) Change Management
7 1 (1.47%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (1.47%) Scrum
7 1 (1.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 34 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (23.53%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.71%) T-SQL
4 9 (13.24%) C-shell
4 9 (13.24%) Korn
5 8 (11.76%) Perl
5 8 (11.76%) SQR
6 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.41%) Python
9 2 (2.94%) VBScript
9 2 (2.94%) VB
9 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Oracle
2 13 (19.12%) Sybase
3 2 (2.94%) Business Objects
3 2 (2.94%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.47%) Reuters
4 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.47%) Actimize
4 1 (1.47%) Google
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 per day + (Potential for perm)
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
Real Time Recruitment
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago