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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing Java 52 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 36.36% 28.57% 23.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 57.14% 50.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 21
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -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
91 60 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 63.64% 57.14% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 30 34
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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 50 £313 -16.66% 12
County Londonderry - - - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 29 (38.16%) Finance
3 26 (34.21%) Banking
3 26 (34.21%) Java EE
4 21 (27.63%) UNIX
5 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 18 (23.68%) Oracle
8 17 (22.37%) OO
9 16 (21.05%) HTML
10 15 (19.74%) J2EE
10 15 (19.74%) WebLogic
10 15 (19.74%) Hibernate
10 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (18.42%) Spring
12 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
12 13 (17.11%) Sybase
12 13 (17.11%) People Management
13 12 (15.79%) CSS
13 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
13 12 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (14.47%) Mac OS X
14 11 (14.47%) MVC
14 11 (14.47%) Fixed Income
14 11 (14.47%) RAD
14 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
14 11 (14.47%) Dojo
14 11 (14.47%) Investment Banking
14 11 (14.47%) Equities
14 11 (14.47%) Web Application Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 15 (19.74%) WebLogic
2 11 (14.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.32%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.32%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Eclipse
2 8 (10.53%) Maven
3 1 (1.32%) Selenium
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (38.16%) Finance
2 26 (34.21%) Banking
3 11 (14.47%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.58%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.95%) International Banking
6 2 (2.63%) Retail
7 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.32%) Front Office
7 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (82.89%) Developer
2 33 (43.42%) Java Developer
3 11 (14.47%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Android Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Applications Support
8 2 (2.63%) Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Architect
8 2 (2.63%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Java Team Leader
8 2 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (2.63%) Team Leader
8 2 (2.63%) Java Applications Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (1.32%) TIBCO Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (34.21%) Java EE
2 16 (21.05%) HTML
3 15 (19.74%) Hibernate
3 15 (19.74%) J2EE
4 14 (18.42%) Spring
5 12 (15.79%) CSS
6 11 (14.47%) Dojo
7 9 (11.84%) FpML
8 8 (10.53%) Struts
9 7 (9.21%) Spring Integration
9 7 (9.21%) Android SDK
10 5 (6.58%) SOAP
11 4 (5.26%) RESTful
11 4 (5.26%) Web Services
11 4 (5.26%) JSON
12 2 (2.63%) .NET
12 2 (2.63%) XML
12 2 (2.63%) JSP
12 2 (2.63%) Servlets
12 2 (2.63%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (14.47%) Fixed Income
2 11 (14.47%) Equities
3 10 (13.16%) Derivative
3 10 (13.16%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.26%) Social Media
4 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.95%) iPhone
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.63%) Clustering
7 1 (1.32%) DTV
7 1 (1.32%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.32%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.32%) STB
7 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.32%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) UNIX
2 13 (17.11%) Apple iOS
3 11 (14.47%) Mac OS X
4 10 (13.16%) Android
5 2 (2.63%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Linux
6 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) OO
2 15 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (17.11%) People Management
4 11 (14.47%) Web Application Development
4 11 (14.47%) RAD
4 11 (14.47%) MVC
5 10 (13.16%) Android Development
6 5 (6.58%) Multithreading
7 2 (2.63%) Load Balancing
7 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.63%) Risk Management
7 2 (2.63%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.63%) Image Processing
8 1 (1.32%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (1.32%) Waterfall
8 1 (1.32%) OOP
8 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.32%) Coaching
8 1 (1.32%) Functional Testing
8 1 (1.32%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) SQL
2 19 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.16%) T-SQL
4 9 (11.84%) Korn
4 9 (11.84%) C-shell
5 8 (10.53%) Perl
5 8 (10.53%) SQR
6 6 (7.89%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.63%) VBScript
9 2 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (11.84%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 18 (23.68%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) Sybase
3 3 (3.95%) Facebook
3 3 (3.95%) Twitter
4 2 (2.63%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.63%) Apple
4 2 (2.63%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.32%) Reuters
5 1 (1.32%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.32%) Actimize
5 1 (1.32%) Google
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