The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northern Ireland region that had Java Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 20 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.01% 11.11% 5.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.38% 11.61% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Median daily rate £413 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £360 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.81 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +21.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
224 112 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 96.14% 95.73% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 50 54
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £109 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +220.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northern Ireland region that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Java Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Java Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer across the Northern Ireland region.

Java Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -8 21 £413 +26.92% 5
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (51.92%) SQL
4 26 (50.00%) TDD
5 22 (42.31%) BDD
6 21 (40.38%) OOD
7 20 (38.46%) Finance
8 17 (32.69%) Front Office
8 17 (32.69%) Banking
9 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
10 15 (28.85%) Integration Testing
10 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (28.85%) Information Security
11 14 (26.92%) Python
11 14 (26.92%) C#
11 14 (26.92%) C++
11 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
11 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
11 14 (26.92%) Spring
12 13 (25.00%) Degree
12 13 (25.00%) Linux
13 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
14 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
15 10 (19.23%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (19.23%) Data Validation
15 10 (19.23%) Equities
15 10 (19.23%) Validation
16 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
17 8 (15.38%) Spring Boot
17 8 (15.38%) Unix

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (11.54%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (9.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.85%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) NoSQL
2 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Ant
1 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.92%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
1 1 (1.92%) Maven
1 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 17 (32.69%) Banking
2 17 (32.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
2 14 (26.92%) Spring
3 8 (15.38%) Spring Boot
4 6 (11.54%) Angular 2
4 6 (11.54%) Spring MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.77%) jQuery
5 3 (5.77%) Node.js
6 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 2 (3.85%) FpML
6 2 (3.85%) HTML
6 2 (3.85%) JSON
6 2 (3.85%) Murex MxML
7 1 (1.92%) J2SE
7 1 (1.92%) JSP
7 1 (1.92%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Equities
1 10 (19.23%) Equity Derivative
2 5 (9.62%) Fixed Income
2 5 (9.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Derivative
4 2 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.00%) Linux
2 8 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) TDD
3 22 (42.31%) BDD
4 21 (40.38%) OOD
5 15 (28.85%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (28.85%) Information Security
5 15 (28.85%) Integration Testing
6 14 (26.92%) Multithreading
7 11 (21.15%) Mathematics
8 10 (19.23%) Data Validation
8 10 (19.23%) Validation
9 7 (13.46%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) MVC
10 6 (11.54%) Scrum
11 5 (9.62%) Mentoring
11 5 (9.62%) Migration
12 4 (7.69%) Pair Programming
13 2 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
13 2 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) C++
3 14 (26.92%) Python
4 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Murex