Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 23
Rank change year-on-year +6 +12 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 202 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 34.30% 11.94% 3.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.01% 12.50% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 24 3
Belfast median daily rate £413 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +2.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £393 £343 £323
90th Percentile £460 £420 £388
County Antrim median daily rate £415 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +7.79% +2.67% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 561 256 121
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.25% 95.52% 90.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 148 77
Belfast median daily rate £413 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -0.40%
10th Percentile £289 £138 £102
90th Percentile £513 £438 £508
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +17.86% +12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 3
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £14.30 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.06% -6.26% -9.55%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £21.00 £19.40 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year -1.75% -6.56% -9.55%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 202 (100.00%) Java
2 153 (75.74%) Finance
3 139 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (62.87%) Banking
5 107 (52.97%) OO
6 87 (43.07%) Test Automation
7 78 (38.61%) Data Structures
8 77 (38.12%) Functional Programming
9 75 (37.13%) Spring
10 74 (36.63%) JavaScript
11 67 (33.17%) Investment Banking
12 65 (32.18%) XML
13 64 (31.68%) Hibernate
14 63 (31.19%) CSS
15 58 (28.71%) MVC
16 57 (28.22%) Oracle
17 54 (26.73%) WebSphere
18 52 (25.74%) Web Services
18 52 (25.74%) Relational Database
18 52 (25.74%) Spring Integration
19 49 (24.26%) SQL
20 48 (23.76%) RESTful
21 47 (23.27%) AngularJS
22 46 (22.77%) JSP
23 44 (21.78%) Backbone.js
24 42 (20.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 42 (20.79%) DB2
25 40 (19.80%) TDD
26 33 (16.34%) RDBMS
26 33 (16.34%) JSON

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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 54 (26.73%) WebSphere
2 32 (15.84%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.99%) JBoss
3 2 (0.99%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 11 (5.45%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.74%) Relational Database
2 42 (20.79%) DB2
3 33 (16.34%) RDBMS
4 30 (14.85%) DB2 UDB
5 15 (7.43%) Big Data
6 13 (6.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (5.94%) Hadoop
8 11 (5.45%) Apache Hive
8 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.99%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.99%) KDB
11 2 (0.99%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.99%) MySQL
11 2 (0.99%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (10.40%) Eclipse
1 21 (10.40%) JUnit
2 19 (9.41%) Cucumber
3 18 (8.91%) Grunt
3 18 (8.91%) Jasmine
4 17 (8.42%) Bower
5 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.49%) Selenium
6 2 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.99%) FitNesse
6 2 (0.99%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.99%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.99%) JBehave
6 2 (0.99%) JMeter
6 2 (0.99%) Maven
6 2 (0.99%) Mockito
6 2 (0.99%) NetBeans
6 2 (0.99%) Subversion
6 2 (0.99%) Talend Open Studio
6 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 153 (75.74%) Finance
2 127 (62.87%) Banking
3 67 (33.17%) Investment Banking
4 22 (10.89%) Front Office
5 1 (0.50%) Electronics
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Marketing
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (37.13%) Spring
2 65 (32.18%) XML
3 64 (31.68%) Hibernate
4 63 (31.19%) CSS
5 52 (25.74%) Spring Integration
5 52 (25.74%) Web Services
6 48 (23.76%) RESTful
7 47 (23.27%) AngularJS
8 46 (22.77%) JSP
9 44 (21.78%) Backbone.js
10 42 (20.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 33 (16.34%) JSON
12 30 (14.85%) Ajax
12 30 (14.85%) Struts
13 27 (13.37%) HTML
14 24 (11.88%) Java EE
14 24 (11.88%) Spring Boot
15 17 (8.42%) Gherkin
16 16 (7.92%) JPA
16 16 (7.92%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (38.61%) Data Structures
2 31 (15.35%) Virtual Team
3 19 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (8.91%) Equities
5 15 (7.43%) User Experience
6 11 (5.45%) Mobile App
7 9 (4.46%) Fixed Income
7 9 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.48%) SWIFT
9 4 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
10 3 (1.49%) Derivative
10 3 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.50%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.50%) Embedded Systems
12 1 (0.50%) STB
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.35%) Linux
2 29 (14.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (68.81%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (52.97%) OO
3 87 (43.07%) Test Automation
4 77 (38.12%) Functional Programming
5 58 (28.71%) MVC
6 40 (19.80%) TDD
7 30 (14.85%) Waterfall
8 28 (13.86%) Mentoring
9 19 (9.41%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (9.41%) Microservices
10 18 (8.91%) Data Modelling
10 18 (8.91%) Multithreading
11 16 (7.92%) Concurrent Programming
11 16 (7.92%) Integration Testing
12 14 (6.93%) Information Security
12 14 (6.93%) Low Latency
13 12 (5.94%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (4.46%) ETL
15 8 (3.96%) Data Analytics
15 8 (3.96%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (100.00%) Java
2 74 (36.63%) JavaScript
3 49 (24.26%) SQL
4 17 (8.42%) TypeScript
5 4 (1.98%) Scala
6 1 (0.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (7.92%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (2.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 57 (28.22%) Oracle
2 13 (6.44%) TIBCO
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.99%) Sencha
3 2 (0.99%) Talend
4 1 (0.50%) SAP