The first table below looks at the demand for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the County Antrim region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 5 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Java 17 45 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 16.50% 18.83% 13.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.69% 30.61% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 24 8
Average daily rate £400 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
52 147 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 50.49% 61.51% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 106 14
Average daily rate £375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.45 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.14% +2.94%
Java
Northern Ireland

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Java
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java across the County Antrim region.

Java Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Java
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Belfast 0 17 £400 +23.07%
Java
Northern Ireland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 10 (38.46%) HTML
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
2 10 (38.46%) Eclipse
2 10 (38.46%) Java EE
3 9 (34.62%) Dojo
3 9 (34.62%) MVC
3 9 (34.62%) Mac OS X
3 9 (34.62%) UNIX
3 9 (34.62%) RAD
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
3 9 (34.62%) Web Application Development
4 7 (26.92%) Finance
4 7 (26.92%) Spring
5 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
5 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (15.38%) C++
6 4 (15.38%) Swing
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
7 3 (11.54%) XML
7 3 (11.54%) SOA
8 2 (7.69%) JDeveloper
8 2 (7.69%) SQR
8 2 (7.69%) Internet
8 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (7.69%) Middleware

Java
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim 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 5 (19.23%) WebSphere
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (38.46%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.69%) JDeveloper
2 2 (7.69%) JUnit
2 2 (7.69%) Subversion
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) Build Forge
3 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.85%) Selenium
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Swing Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Android Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) HTML
1 10 (38.46%) CSS
1 10 (38.46%) Java EE
2 9 (34.62%) Dojo
3 7 (26.92%) Spring
4 4 (15.38%) Swing
5 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.54%) XML
6 2 (7.69%) Middleware
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
6 2 (7.69%) Spring Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (3.85%) REST
7 1 (3.85%) JSP
7 1 (3.85%) Struts
7 1 (3.85%) Web Services
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Mac OS X
1 9 (34.62%) UNIX
1 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Android
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (34.62%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) RAD
2 9 (34.62%) Web Application Development
3 3 (11.54%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
5 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.85%) Android Development
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) C++
4 2 (7.69%) SQR
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.69%) Korn
4 2 (7.69%) C-shell
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) C#
5 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) BT
3 1 (3.85%) Actimize