The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 13 13 17
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 27 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.80% 8.93% 4.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.17% 9.35% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 4
Median daily rate £413 £325 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £335 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £38.00
% change year-on-year -8.57% +15.13%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 205 107 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 97.16% 95.54% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 48 51
Median daily rate £395 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% +23.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.24% +7.40%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Java Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 54 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (55.56%) SQL
4 25 (46.30%) TDD
5 24 (44.44%) Finance
6 21 (38.89%) Front Office
6 21 (38.89%) BDD
7 20 (37.04%) OOD
8 19 (35.19%) Banking
9 18 (33.33%) Linux
10 17 (31.48%) Information Security
10 17 (31.48%) Integration Testing
10 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
12 14 (25.93%) Multithreading
12 14 (25.93%) Unix
12 14 (25.93%) Python
12 14 (25.93%) C#
12 14 (25.93%) C++
13 13 (24.07%) OO
13 13 (24.07%) Degree
13 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
14 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
14 11 (20.37%) Spring
14 11 (20.37%) Data Validation
14 11 (20.37%) Equities
14 11 (20.37%) Validation
15 10 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
16 9 (16.67%) JavaScript

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (9.26%) Apache
1 5 (9.26%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (1.85%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
2 10 (18.52%) Relational Database
3 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
1 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.85%) Bitbucket
1 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
1 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 24 (44.44%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Front Office
3 19 (35.19%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) AngularJS
2 11 (20.37%) Spring
3 8 (14.81%) Spring Boot
4 6 (11.11%) Spring MVC
4 6 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (9.26%) Angular 2
6 3 (5.56%) jQuery
6 3 (5.56%) Node.js
7 2 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (3.70%) FpML
7 2 (3.70%) HTML
7 2 (3.70%) JSON
7 2 (3.70%) Murex MxML
8 1 (1.85%) J2SE
8 1 (1.85%) JSP
8 1 (1.85%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Equities
2 10 (18.52%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.26%) Fixed Income
4 5 (9.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (5.56%) Derivative
6 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 14 (25.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) TDD
3 21 (38.89%) BDD
4 20 (37.04%) OOD
5 17 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (31.48%) Information Security
5 17 (31.48%) Integration Testing
6 14 (25.93%) Multithreading
7 13 (24.07%) OO
8 11 (20.37%) Data Validation
8 11 (20.37%) Mathematics
8 11 (20.37%) Validation
9 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
10 6 (11.11%) MVC
10 6 (11.11%) Scrum
11 5 (9.26%) Migration
12 4 (7.41%) Pair Programming
13 2 (3.70%) Algorithmic Trading
13 2 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
13 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 14 (25.93%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) C++
3 14 (25.93%) Python
4 9 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Murex
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £381.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago