The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for Java skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 42 20 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 20.19% 17.70% 17.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.82% 43.48% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 8
Median daily rate £413 £313 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

Java is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 132 46 48
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 63.46% 40.71% 48.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 25 28
Median daily rate £400 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing Java as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Java in Belfast

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Belfast

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Belfast over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Java.

1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 43 (49.43%) Linux
3 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (41.38%) SQL
5 26 (29.89%) Banking
6 25 (28.74%) Unix
7 22 (25.29%) Perl
7 22 (25.29%) TDD
8 21 (24.14%) KDB
9 18 (20.69%) BDD
9 18 (20.69%) Front Office
10 17 (19.54%) OOD
10 17 (19.54%) C#
10 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (18.39%) AngularJS
12 15 (17.24%) Python
13 14 (16.09%) C++
13 14 (16.09%) OO
13 14 (16.09%) Integration Testing
13 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (16.09%) Information Security
13 14 (16.09%) Spring
14 13 (14.94%) Multithreading
15 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
15 12 (13.79%) Degree
15 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
16 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
16 11 (12.64%) Equities
17 10 (11.49%) Validation
17 10 (11.49%) Data Validation

Java
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 5 (5.75%) Apache
1 5 (5.75%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.30%) Confluence
3 1 (1.15%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) NAS
1 1 (1.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (24.14%) KDB
2 12 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 11 (12.64%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.34%) Kdb+
5 8 (9.20%) RDBMS
6 4 (4.60%) Big Data
6 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
7 2 (2.30%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.15%) DB2
8 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.45%) LoadRunner
1 3 (3.45%) Selenium
2 2 (2.30%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.30%) JIRA
2 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.15%) Ant
3 1 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.15%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.15%) JUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Maven
3 1 (1.15%) NUnit
3 1 (1.15%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.15%) TestNG
3 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (54.02%) Finance
2 26 (29.89%) Banking
3 18 (20.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (87.36%) Developer
2 50 (57.47%) Java Developer
3 31 (35.63%) Senior Developer
4 30 (34.48%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (24.14%) KDB Developer
6 13 (14.94%) Lead Developer
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Senior SQL Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Technical Leader
10 3 (3.45%) Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.30%) Murex Developer
11 2 (2.30%) QA Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (2.30%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.39%) AngularJS
2 14 (16.09%) Spring
3 8 (9.20%) Spring Boot
4 7 (8.05%) Spring MVC
5 6 (6.90%) JSP
5 6 (6.90%) Servlets
5 6 (6.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.75%) Angular 2
7 4 (4.60%) HTML
7 4 (4.60%) J2EE
7 4 (4.60%) JSON
7 4 (4.60%) XML
8 3 (3.45%) CSS
8 3 (3.45%) jQuery
8 3 (3.45%) Node.js
9 2 (2.30%) FpML
9 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.30%) Murex MxML
10 1 (1.15%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.15%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.54%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.64%) Equities
3 8 (9.20%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.60%) Derivative
5 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (49.43%) Linux
2 25 (28.74%) Unix
3 9 (10.34%) Solaris
4 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (25.29%) TDD
3 18 (20.69%) BDD
4 17 (19.54%) OOD
5 14 (16.09%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (16.09%) Information Security
5 14 (16.09%) Integration Testing
5 14 (16.09%) OO
6 13 (14.94%) Multithreading
7 10 (11.49%) Data Validation
7 10 (11.49%) Validation
8 9 (10.34%) Mathematics
9 8 (9.20%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.05%) MVC
11 6 (6.90%) Migration
11 6 (6.90%) Scrum
12 4 (4.60%) Analytics
12 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.60%) Pair Programming
12 4 (4.60%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) Perl
3 17 (19.54%) C#
4 15 (17.24%) Python
5 14 (16.09%) C++
6 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.45%) VBScript
8 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.15%) C
9 1 (1.15%) Korn
9 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.15%) VB
9 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (9.20%) Oracle
2 4 (4.60%) ATG
3 2 (2.30%) Murex
4 1 (1.15%) Actimize
4 1 (1.15%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.15%) Talend
4 1 (1.15%) VMware
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