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 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing Java 46 29 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.82% 26.85% 26.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.12% 46.03% 59.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 20
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 £205 £291 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.31 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+0.89% -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
85 63 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 62.50% 58.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 31 31
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 20 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 20 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 0 44 £313 -16.66% 11
County Londonderry - - - -
Java
UK

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 20 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 33 (45.83%) SQL
2 26 (36.11%) Finance
3 25 (34.72%) Banking
4 24 (33.33%) Java EE
5 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 21 (29.17%) UNIX
6 18 (25.00%) HTML
6 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 17 (23.61%) Oracle
7 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
8 15 (20.83%) Hibernate
9 14 (19.44%) J2EE
9 14 (19.44%) CSS
9 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
9 14 (19.44%) Spring
10 13 (18.06%) Dojo
10 13 (18.06%) Web Application Development
10 13 (18.06%) Mac OS X
10 13 (18.06%) OO
10 13 (18.06%) RAD
10 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
10 13 (18.06%) Sybase
10 13 (18.06%) MVC
11 11 (15.28%) Investment Banking
12 10 (13.89%) Credit Risk
12 10 (13.89%) Android
12 10 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (13.89%) T-SQL
12 10 (13.89%) Android Development

Java
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 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 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.39%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Eclipse
2 8 (11.11%) Maven
3 1 (1.39%) Selenium
3 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (36.11%) Finance
2 25 (34.72%) Banking
3 11 (15.28%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.17%) International Banking
6 2 (2.78%) Retail
7 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.39%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (84.72%) Developer
2 30 (41.67%) Java Developer
3 13 (18.06%) JavaScript Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Android Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Applications Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.17%) Lead Java Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Java Team Leader
9 2 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) Team Leader
10 1 (1.39%) UNIX Administrator
10 1 (1.39%) QA Engineer
10 1 (1.39%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Java EE
2 18 (25.00%) HTML
3 15 (20.83%) Hibernate
4 14 (19.44%) Spring
4 14 (19.44%) J2EE
4 14 (19.44%) CSS
5 13 (18.06%) Dojo
6 8 (11.11%) Struts
7 7 (9.72%) FpML
7 7 (9.72%) Spring Integration
7 7 (9.72%) Android SDK
8 5 (6.94%) SOAP
9 4 (5.56%) JSON
9 4 (5.56%) Web Services
9 4 (5.56%) RESTful
10 2 (2.78%) Struts2
10 2 (2.78%) jQuery
10 2 (2.78%) OpenCV
10 2 (2.78%) iPhone SDK
10 2 (2.78%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (13.89%) Credit Risk
2 9 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 9 (12.50%) Equities
3 8 (11.11%) Derivative
4 4 (5.56%) Social Media
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) iPhone
5 3 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.17%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) DTV
7 1 (1.39%) Streaming Video
7 1 (1.39%) STB
7 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.39%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 21 (29.17%) UNIX
2 15 (20.83%) Apple iOS
3 13 (18.06%) Mac OS X
4 10 (13.89%) Android
5 2 (2.78%) Solaris
6 1 (1.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (18.06%) OO
2 13 (18.06%) RAD
2 13 (18.06%) MVC
2 13 (18.06%) Web Application Development
3 10 (13.89%) Android Development
4 9 (12.50%) People Management
5 4 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 2 (2.78%) Load Balancing
6 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.78%) Image Processing
6 2 (2.78%) iOS Development
7 1 (1.39%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.39%) Coaching
7 1 (1.39%) Functional Testing
7 1 (1.39%) Automation Testing
7 1 (1.39%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.39%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) SQL
2 21 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.89%) T-SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Korn
4 9 (12.50%) C-shell
5 8 (11.11%) Perl
5 8 (11.11%) SQR
6 6 (8.33%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.78%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.78%) VBScript
8 2 (2.78%) VB
8 2 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Sybase
3 3 (4.17%) Facebook
3 3 (4.17%) Twitter
4 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 2 (2.78%) Apple
4 2 (2.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.39%) Reuters
5 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.39%) Actimize
5 1 (1.39%) Google
5 1 (1.39%) 29West
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