The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 9 21
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 85 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 26.48% 9.41% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.78% 10.13% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 3 1
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £36.00 £39.30
% change year-on-year +27.77% -8.39%  

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 306 79 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 95.33% 92.94% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 39 43
Median daily rate £413 £388 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +72.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £252 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Median hourly rate £21.61 £17.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.11% -46.87%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 3 months to 22 June 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 22 June 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 90 (80.36%) Finance
3 69 (61.61%) OO
4 58 (51.79%) Banking
5 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (35.71%) SQL
7 39 (34.82%) Unix
8 36 (32.14%) Linux
9 35 (31.25%) Relational Database
10 28 (25.00%) Data Structures
11 26 (23.21%) Functional Programming
11 26 (23.21%) Investment Banking
12 25 (22.32%) Test Automation
13 24 (21.43%) Front Office
14 23 (20.54%) Equities
15 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
16 20 (17.86%) WebSphere
17 18 (16.07%) Spring
17 18 (16.07%) Data Modelling
18 16 (14.29%) Information Security
18 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (14.29%) Low Latency
18 16 (14.29%) Integration Testing
18 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
19 15 (13.39%) Spring Boot
20 14 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
20 14 (12.50%) TDD
20 14 (12.50%) Big Data

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 20 (17.86%) WebSphere
2 4 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (6.25%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (31.25%) Relational Database
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.50%) Big Data
4 9 (8.04%) Apache Hive
4 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
5 7 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 6 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.89%) Endeca
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.89%) Ant
2 1 (0.89%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.89%) JIRA
2 1 (0.89%) JUnit
2 1 (0.89%) Maven
2 1 (0.89%) Subversion
General
1 90 (80.36%) Finance
2 58 (51.79%) Banking
3 26 (23.21%) Investment Banking
4 24 (21.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) Spring
2 15 (13.39%) Spring Boot
3 13 (11.61%) XML
4 12 (10.71%) JSON
5 11 (9.82%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.93%) WPF
7 9 (8.04%) RESTful
7 9 (8.04%) Spring Integration
7 9 (8.04%) Web Services
8 8 (7.14%) CSS
8 8 (7.14%) HTML
9 7 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 7 (6.25%) Java EE
9 7 (6.25%) JPA
9 7 (6.25%) JSP
9 7 (6.25%) Node.js
9 7 (6.25%) Servlets
10 5 (4.46%) Angular 2
10 5 (4.46%) Spring MVC
10 5 (4.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 23 (20.54%) Equities
3 16 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (6.25%) Virtual Team
6 6 (5.36%) Fixed Income
6 6 (5.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (3.57%) Derivative
8 3 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (34.82%) Unix
2 36 (32.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (61.61%) OO
2 56 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.21%) Functional Programming
4 25 (22.32%) Test Automation
5 21 (18.75%) Mentoring
6 18 (16.07%) Data Modelling
7 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (14.29%) Information Security
7 16 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 16 (14.29%) Low Latency
8 14 (12.50%) TDD
9 13 (11.61%) ETL
10 12 (10.71%) MVC
11 10 (8.93%) Multithreading
12 8 (7.14%) Pair Programming
12 8 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (6.25%) Concurrent Programming
14 6 (5.36%) Case Management
15 5 (4.46%) Data Validation
15 5 (4.46%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 112 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (35.71%) SQL
3 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.14%) TypeScript
5 4 (3.57%) C#
6 1 (0.89%) C++
6 1 (0.89%) Perl
6 1 (0.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (4.46%) Degree
2 1 (0.89%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Oracle
2 2 (1.79%) Murex
2 2 (1.79%) Talend
3 1 (0.89%) Atlassian