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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Developer
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 18 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.25% 8.33% 9.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.56% 9.41% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 14
Average daily rate
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£319 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.74% +10.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
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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
97 85 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 82.20% 88.54% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 77
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £130 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £12.42 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.03 £13.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) Finance
3 18 (50.00%) SQL
4 17 (47.22%) Banking
5 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
5 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
6 14 (38.89%) Spring
7 13 (36.11%) UNIX
8 12 (33.33%) J2EE
8 12 (33.33%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) Sybase
9 8 (22.22%) Struts
9 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 8 (22.22%) Credit Risk
10 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
10 7 (19.44%) Korn
10 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Perl
10 7 (19.44%) SQR
10 7 (19.44%) C-shell
11 6 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (16.67%) FpML
11 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
11 6 (16.67%) Fixed Income
11 6 (16.67%) Equities
11 6 (16.67%) Derivative
11 6 (16.67%) Maven
11 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 6 (16.67%) Java EE

Java Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 6 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Maven
General
1 20 (55.56%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 7 (19.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.33%) International Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 14 (38.89%) Spring
3 12 (33.33%) J2EE
4 8 (22.22%) Struts
5 6 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (16.67%) FpML
5 6 (16.67%) Java EE
6 5 (13.89%) Spring Integration
7 3 (8.33%) JSP
8 2 (5.56%) Servlets
8 2 (5.56%) SOAP
8 2 (5.56%) Struts2
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) JSF
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle ADF
9 1 (2.78%) ICEfaces
9 1 (2.78%) RESTful
9 1 (2.78%) JSON
9 1 (2.78%) Web Services
9 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Credit Risk
2 6 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 6 (16.67%) Equities
2 6 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Multithreading
2 5 (13.89%) OO
2 5 (13.89%) People Management
3 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.78%) Scrum
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (2.78%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (2.78%) Risk Management
4 1 (2.78%) SOA
4 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 7 (19.44%) Korn
4 7 (19.44%) Perl
4 7 (19.44%) SQR
4 7 (19.44%) C-shell
5 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) VBScript
6 2 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Oracle
2 8 (22.22%) Sybase
3 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
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