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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java
Rank 6 9 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing Java 22 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 20.18% 12.05% 15.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 40.00% 23.26% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
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£338 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.84% +5.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £366 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.36% +0.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.95 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.13% +2.77%
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
55 43 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.46% 51.81% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 18 32
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £12.42 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -5.00%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015. 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 19 £338 -0.88% 4
County Armagh - 2 - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 26 (35.62%) Finance
3 23 (31.51%) UNIX
4 21 (28.77%) Java EE
5 19 (26.03%) J2EE
6 18 (24.66%) OO
6 18 (24.66%) Banking
7 17 (23.29%) Oracle
7 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
8 14 (19.18%) WebLogic
9 13 (17.81%) WebSphere
9 13 (17.81%) People Management
10 12 (16.44%) Spring
10 12 (16.44%) Sybase
11 11 (15.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (15.07%) Hibernate
11 11 (15.07%) Fixed Income
11 11 (15.07%) Equities
11 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (13.70%) Derivative
12 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
13 9 (12.33%) Linux
13 9 (12.33%) FpML
13 9 (12.33%) Degree
13 9 (12.33%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
14 8 (10.96%) Windows
14 8 (10.96%) HTML

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 14 (19.18%) WebLogic
2 13 (17.81%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.74%) JBoss
5 1 (1.37%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Firewall
1 7 (9.59%) DMZ
1 7 (9.59%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.74%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.37%) KDB
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Eclipse
2 6 (8.22%) Maven
3 2 (2.74%) Selenium
4 1 (1.37%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (35.62%) Finance
2 18 (24.66%) Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.48%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.74%) International Banking
4 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 55 (75.34%) Developer
2 33 (45.21%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Lead Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Applications Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (8.22%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Operations Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Middleware Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.11%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.74%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.74%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.74%) QA Engineer
9 2 (2.74%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (2.74%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Java EE
2 19 (26.03%) J2EE
3 12 (16.44%) Spring
4 11 (15.07%) Hibernate
5 9 (12.33%) FpML
5 9 (12.33%) FIX Protocol
6 8 (10.96%) HTML
7 7 (9.59%) CSS
8 6 (8.22%) Dojo
8 6 (8.22%) Struts
9 5 (6.85%) Spring Integration
9 5 (6.85%) SailPoint
9 5 (6.85%) SOAP
9 5 (6.85%) Middleware
10 4 (5.48%) Oracle ADF
10 4 (5.48%) Web Services
10 4 (5.48%) Android SDK
11 3 (4.11%) JSP
12 2 (2.74%) JSF
12 2 (2.74%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (15.07%) Fixed Income
1 11 (15.07%) Equities
1 11 (15.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (13.70%) Derivative
3 6 (8.22%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.85%) Credit Risk
5 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) iPhone
5 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Social Media
7 1 (1.37%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) UNIX
2 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 8 (10.96%) Apple iOS
4 7 (9.59%) Solaris
4 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (8.22%) Mac OS X
6 4 (5.48%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (24.66%) OO
2 13 (17.81%) People Management
3 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (10.96%) Multithreading
5 7 (9.59%) ITIL
5 7 (9.59%) Load Balancing
5 7 (9.59%) Validation
6 6 (8.22%) MVC
6 6 (8.22%) RAD
6 6 (8.22%) Web Application Development
7 5 (6.85%) Identity Management
8 4 (5.48%) Android Development
9 2 (2.74%) iOS Development
10 1 (1.37%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.37%) Coaching
10 1 (1.37%) Functional Testing
10 1 (1.37%) Analytics
10 1 (1.37%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.37%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.37%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (41.10%) SQL
2 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
3 8 (10.96%) T-SQL
4 7 (9.59%) C-shell
4 7 (9.59%) Perl
4 7 (9.59%) SQR
4 7 (9.59%) Korn
5 3 (4.11%) Python
5 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) C#
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) VB
7 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 17 (23.29%) Oracle
2 12 (16.44%) Sybase
3 7 (9.59%) TIBCO
4 5 (6.85%) Sun
5 3 (4.11%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Apple
6 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.37%) Reuters
7 1 (1.37%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.37%) Actimize
7 1 (1.37%) Google
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