The table below looks at the statistics for Java skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 5 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Java 48 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 21.15% 19.32% 26.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.04% 38.64% 48.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 15
Median daily rate £416 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.25 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.29% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
137 44 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 60.35% 50.00% 55.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 25 26
Median daily rate £410 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.42 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +10.87%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland region citing Java as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Java Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Java
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Java Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Java
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Java across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Java Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Java
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Java Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Java
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 January 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 0 46 £420 +29.23% 6
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Java.

1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (50.79%) Finance
3 26 (41.27%) SQL
4 25 (39.68%) Linux
5 23 (36.51%) TDD
6 22 (34.92%) Banking
6 22 (34.92%) BDD
7 21 (33.33%) OOD
8 18 (28.57%) Perl
9 17 (26.98%) C#
9 17 (26.98%) C++
9 17 (26.98%) KDB
10 16 (25.40%) Multithreading
11 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
11 15 (23.81%) Python
12 13 (20.63%) Front Office
12 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (20.63%) Degree
13 12 (19.05%) Information Security
13 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing
13 12 (19.05%) Unix
14 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
14 10 (15.87%) Equity Derivative
14 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
15 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 9 (14.29%) Solaris
15 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
15 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
15 9 (14.29%) Kdb+

Java
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 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (3.17%) Alfresco
2 2 (3.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) EngageOne
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) NAS
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) KDB
2 15 (23.81%) NoSQL
3 9 (14.29%) Kdb+
3 9 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Bitbucket
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
1 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.59%) Ant
2 1 (1.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.59%) CppUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.59%) JUnit
2 1 (1.59%) Maven
2 1 (1.59%) NUnit
2 1 (1.59%) TestNG
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (50.79%) Finance
2 22 (34.92%) Banking
3 13 (20.63%) Front Office
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (90.48%) Developer
2 36 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 19 (30.16%) Senior Developer
4 18 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 18 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 17 (26.98%) KDB Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Technical Leader
7 4 (6.35%) Java Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Lead Java Developer
8 2 (3.17%) Murex Developer
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Analyst
9 1 (1.59%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (1.59%) C Developer
9 1 (1.59%) C++ Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Senior C Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Senior C++ Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Systems Developer
9 1 (1.59%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 8 (12.70%) Spring
3 6 (9.52%) JSP
3 6 (9.52%) Servlets
4 5 (7.94%) J2EE
5 4 (6.35%) HTML
5 4 (6.35%) jQuery
5 4 (6.35%) Node.js
6 3 (4.76%) CSS
6 3 (4.76%) Spring MVC
7 2 (3.17%) Angular 2
7 2 (3.17%) FpML
7 2 (3.17%) JSON
7 2 (3.17%) Murex MxML
7 2 (3.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.59%) JDBC
8 1 (1.59%) RESTful
8 1 (1.59%) SOAP
8 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (15.87%) Equity Derivative
1 10 (15.87%) Mathematics
2 8 (12.70%) Equities
3 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (7.94%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.76%) Derivative
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (39.68%) Linux
2 12 (19.05%) Unix
3 9 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (36.51%) TDD
3 22 (34.92%) BDD
4 21 (33.33%) OOD
5 16 (25.40%) Multithreading
6 13 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (19.05%) Information Security
7 12 (19.05%) Integration Testing
8 7 (11.11%) Data Validation
8 7 (11.11%) Validation
9 6 (9.52%) Migration
10 4 (6.35%) Analytics
10 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.35%) Mentoring
11 3 (4.76%) MVC
11 3 (4.76%) Scrum
12 2 (3.17%) SOA
12 2 (3.17%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.59%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 18 (28.57%) Perl
3 17 (26.98%) C#
3 17 (26.98%) C++
4 15 (23.81%) Python
5 9 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.59%) VB
7 1 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (9.52%) Oracle
2 4 (6.35%) ATG
3 2 (3.17%) Murex
4 1 (1.59%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.59%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
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