The table below looks at the statistics for the Java Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 10 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 18 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.43% 11.50% 13.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.63% 12.15% 14.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 15
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£300 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £400 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
Java Developer
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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
123 107 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 91.79% 94.69% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 49 62
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £232 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Java Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java Developer in the job title across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java Developer across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Java Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
County Antrim -1 17 £300 -25.00% 6
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (77.27%) Banking
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 14 (63.64%) Finance
5 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
5 13 (59.09%) UNIX
5 13 (59.09%) Spring
6 10 (45.45%) Investment Banking
6 10 (45.45%) Credit Risk
6 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
7 9 (40.91%) Oracle
7 9 (40.91%) Sybase
7 9 (40.91%) Korn
7 9 (40.91%) C-shell
8 8 (36.36%) Perl
8 8 (36.36%) SQR
9 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
9 7 (31.82%) Maven
9 7 (31.82%) Spring Integration
10 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
10 5 (22.73%) Struts
11 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (13.64%) J2EE
11 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
12 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
12 2 (9.09%) Derivative
12 2 (9.09%) International Banking
12 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
12 2 (9.09%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland region that cited Java Developer in their job title 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 with Java Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Maven
General
1 17 (77.27%) Banking
2 14 (63.64%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) Investment Banking
4 5 (22.73%) Financial Institution
5 2 (9.09%) International Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
1 13 (59.09%) Spring
2 7 (31.82%) Spring Integration
3 5 (22.73%) Struts
4 3 (13.64%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) Java EE
5 2 (9.09%) FpML
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
6 1 (4.55%) Swing
6 1 (4.55%) Akka
6 1 (4.55%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Credit Risk
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.09%) Derivative
3 2 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
2 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
3 1 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (68.18%) SQL
3 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 9 (40.91%) Korn
4 9 (40.91%) C-shell
5 8 (36.36%) Perl
5 8 (36.36%) SQR
6 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
7 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Oracle
1 9 (40.91%) Sybase
2 1 (4.55%) 29West
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