Period
to 16 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £460 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 9 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 +5 +16
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 108 138 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 27.76% 26.24% 8.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.72% 27.22% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 114 8
Belfast median daily rate £460 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +26.92% -17.20%
10th Percentile £350 £377 £301
90th Percentile £538 £453 £430
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +11.52% +26.92% -17.20%
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 376 507 187
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.39% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 419 87
Belfast median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +36.84%
10th Percentile £262 £263 £102
90th Percentile £538 £500 £464
County Antrim median daily rate £443 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% +36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 7
Belfast median hourly rate £14.25 £14.56 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.13% -14.35% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.20 £12.83 £13.90
90th Percentile £18.03 £22.47 £28.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.50 £14.56 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.28% -14.35% +9.68%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (45.37%) Spring
3 48 (44.44%) Finance
4 41 (37.96%) Banking
5 36 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 35 (32.41%) SQL
7 34 (31.48%) OO
8 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (26.85%) Data Structures
9 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 28 (25.93%) Low Latency
10 27 (25.00%) Test Automation
11 24 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
12 23 (21.30%) CSS
13 22 (20.37%) Multithreading
14 21 (19.44%) WebSphere
14 21 (19.44%) TDD
15 20 (18.52%) MVC
15 20 (18.52%) Java 8
16 19 (17.59%) Front Office
16 19 (17.59%) OOP
17 18 (16.67%) JSON
17 18 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
17 18 (16.67%) Spring Boot
18 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
18 17 (15.74%) Spring Integration
18 17 (15.74%) JSP
19 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
20 14 (12.96%) Scala
20 14 (12.96%) J2EE

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 21 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 5 (4.63%) WebLogic
3 4 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) npm
1 7 (6.48%) Yarn
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.19%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.48%) SQL Server 2014
3 5 (4.63%) DB2
4 4 (3.70%) DB2 UDB
4 4 (3.70%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (13.89%) Jenkins
2 14 (12.96%) JUnit
3 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.33%) Maven
5 8 (7.41%) TeamCity
6 6 (5.56%) Grunt
7 5 (4.63%) Bower
7 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.63%) Jasmine
7 5 (4.63%) Selenium
8 2 (1.85%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.85%) JIRA
8 2 (1.85%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.93%) gulp
9 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 48 (44.44%) Finance
2 41 (37.96%) Banking
3 19 (17.59%) Front Office
4 7 (6.48%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (45.37%) Spring
2 36 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 23 (21.30%) CSS
4 18 (16.67%) JSON
4 18 (16.67%) Spring Boot
5 17 (15.74%) AngularJS
5 17 (15.74%) JSP
5 17 (15.74%) Spring Integration
6 14 (12.96%) J2EE
7 13 (12.04%) HTML
7 13 (12.04%) iBATIS
7 13 (12.04%) JMS
8 12 (11.11%) REST
9 10 (9.26%) EJB
9 10 (9.26%) JSF
9 10 (9.26%) Spring Batch
9 10 (9.26%) XML
10 9 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (7.41%) Akka
11 8 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.85%) Data Structures
2 13 (12.04%) Mobile App
3 12 (11.11%) Algorithms
4 10 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (9.26%) Equities
5 6 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.63%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (4.63%) User Experience
7 4 (3.70%) Fintech
8 3 (2.78%) SWIFT
9 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Linux
1 13 (12.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (31.48%) OO
2 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (25.93%) Low Latency
4 27 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 24 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
6 22 (20.37%) Multithreading
7 21 (19.44%) TDD
8 20 (18.52%) MVC
9 19 (17.59%) OOP
10 18 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (12.04%) Functional Programming
12 10 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (9.26%) Deployment Automation
13 8 (7.41%) ETL
13 8 (7.41%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.41%) Microservices
13 8 (7.41%) SOLID
13 8 (7.41%) Unit Testing
14 7 (6.48%) Garbage Collection
15 6 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 108 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (32.41%) SQL
3 28 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 20 (18.52%) Java 8
5 14 (12.96%) Scala
6 10 (9.26%) PL/SQL
7 9 (8.33%) Python
8 7 (6.48%) C#
8 7 (6.48%) ES6
8 7 (6.48%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.70%) Perl
9 4 (3.70%) PHP
10 3 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (9.26%) Capita
1 10 (9.26%) Oracle
2 7 (6.48%) IBM
3 6 (5.56%) FXall
3 6 (5.56%) Reuters
4 4 (3.70%) Splunk
4 4 (3.70%) TIBCO