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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java
Rank 2 6 9
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 26 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 26.53% 18.35% 12.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 55.32% 40.82% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 6
Average daily rate £325 £344 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -7.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £367 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
- +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £36.95 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -1.46%
Java
UK

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
47 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.96% 44.95% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 17
Average daily rate £310 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £355 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £12.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

Java
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Java across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +5 24 £325 -3.70% 9
County Londonderry - 2 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
3 10 (28.57%) Validation
3 10 (28.57%) Data Validation
4 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (25.71%) Banking
4 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
5 8 (22.86%) VBScript
5 8 (22.86%) Spring
5 8 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
5 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
6 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
7 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 6 (17.14%) MVC
7 6 (17.14%) JSF
7 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
7 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
8 5 (14.29%) STL
8 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 5 (14.29%) C++
8 5 (14.29%) J2EE
8 5 (14.29%) SAP
8 5 (14.29%) NewSQL
8 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
8 5 (14.29%) Low Latency

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (11.43%) NetWeaver
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) NewSQL
1 5 (14.29%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.71%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (2.86%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) JIRA
1 4 (11.43%) PVCS
2 1 (2.86%) Android Studio
2 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (74.29%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Analyst
6 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
7 5 (14.29%) C++ Developer
8 4 (11.43%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (5.71%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Developer in Test
9 2 (5.71%) Linux Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Test Automation Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Unix Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Java Scala Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Android Developer
10 1 (2.86%) SQL Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Testing Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) AngularJS
1 8 (22.86%) Spring
2 7 (20.00%) CSS
2 7 (20.00%) HTML
3 6 (17.14%) JSF
3 6 (17.14%) Spring MVC
4 5 (14.29%) J2EE
4 5 (14.29%) STL
5 4 (11.43%) EJB
5 4 (11.43%) EJB 3.0
5 4 (11.43%) Java EE 5
5 4 (11.43%) JAX-WS
5 4 (11.43%) JDBC
5 4 (11.43%) JMS
5 4 (11.43%) JSP
6 3 (8.57%) .NET
7 2 (5.71%) Hibernate
7 2 (5.71%) ICEfaces
7 2 (5.71%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (28.57%) Data Validation
1 10 (28.57%) Validation
2 8 (22.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (17.14%) MVC
5 5 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 5 (14.29%) Multithreading
6 4 (11.43%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.43%) DevOps
6 4 (11.43%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.57%) OOD
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.71%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) VBScript
5 5 (14.29%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Scala
6 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) IBM
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 1 (2.86%) Guidewire
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