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 11 July 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Java 24 21 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 25.81% 15.67% 13.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 64.86% 30.88% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 13
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£381 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.11
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +6.80%
Programming Languages Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
37 68 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 39.78% 50.75% 36.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 26
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Java Daily Rate Histogram 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 11 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +4 24 £381 +17.30% 6
Java
Northern Ireland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 14 (36.84%) UNIX
3 13 (34.21%) Mac OS X
3 13 (34.21%) CSS
3 13 (34.21%) RAD
3 13 (34.21%) HTML
3 13 (34.21%) MVC
3 13 (34.21%) Java EE
3 13 (34.21%) Dojo
3 13 (34.21%) Web Application Development
3 13 (34.21%) Apple iOS
4 12 (31.58%) Banking
4 12 (31.58%) Finance
5 10 (26.32%) Investment Banking
5 10 (26.32%) Spring
5 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
7 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
8 6 (15.79%) J2EE
8 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
9 4 (10.53%) Oracle
9 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
9 4 (10.53%) Maven
9 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
9 4 (10.53%) Android
9 4 (10.53%) Korn
9 4 (10.53%) C-shell
9 4 (10.53%) Android Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (36.84%) Eclipse
2 4 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Selenium
3 1 (2.63%) Build Forge
3 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
1 12 (31.58%) Banking
2 10 (26.32%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 33 (86.84%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Java Developer
2 13 (34.21%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Android Developer
5 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) HTML
1 13 (34.21%) CSS
1 13 (34.21%) Java EE
1 13 (34.21%) Dojo
2 10 (26.32%) Spring
3 9 (23.68%) Hibernate
4 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 4 (10.53%) Spring Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Swing
7 1 (2.63%) Struts
7 1 (2.63%) XML
7 1 (2.63%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) OpenCV
7 1 (2.63%) Akka
7 1 (2.63%) Play Framework
7 1 (2.63%) Android NDK
7 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Credit Risk
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) STB
3 1 (2.63%) DTV
3 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) UNIX
2 13 (34.21%) Mac OS X
2 13 (34.21%) Apple iOS
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (34.21%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) RAD
2 13 (34.21%) Web Application Development
3 4 (10.53%) Android Development
4 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) ETRM
6 1 (2.63%) Image Processing
6 1 (2.63%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) SOA
6 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.63%) Change Management
6 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) SQL
3 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) Korn
4 4 (10.53%) C-shell
5 3 (7.89%) SQR
5 3 (7.89%) Perl
6 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) C#
7 1 (2.63%) Python
7 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Sybase
3 2 (5.26%) Business Objects