Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1 -3
Contract jobs citing Java 208 60 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 43.70% 17.54% 17.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 65.41% 32.09% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 47 20
Belfast median daily rate £430 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +18.43% +3.92%
10th Percentile £340 £338 £262
90th Percentile £527 £563 £439
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £400 £338
% change year-on-year +7.50% +18.43% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 318 187 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 66.81% 54.68% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 129 45
Belfast median daily rate £425 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +25.00% +1.59%
10th Percentile £300 £252 £259
90th Percentile £538 £563 £445
County Antrim median daily rate £428 £400 £320
% change year-on-year +6.88% +25.00% +1.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £35.43 £27.50 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £23.00 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +61.40% -6.56% +17.31%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

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 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 127 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (58.65%) Finance
3 89 (42.79%) Banking
4 80 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 73 (35.10%) SQL
6 72 (34.62%) OO
7 71 (34.13%) Test Automation
8 60 (28.85%) Relational Database
9 59 (28.37%) Spring
10 53 (25.48%) Data Structures
11 49 (23.56%) Functional Programming
12 48 (23.08%) CSS
12 48 (23.08%) Oracle
13 47 (22.60%) XML
14 46 (22.12%) Hibernate
15 44 (21.15%) Unix
15 44 (21.15%) AngularJS
16 42 (20.19%) Linux
17 41 (19.71%) DB2
17 41 (19.71%) WebSphere
18 40 (19.23%) MVC
19 39 (18.75%) RDBMS
20 38 (18.27%) TDD
21 37 (17.79%) Web Services
22 36 (17.31%) JSP
22 36 (17.31%) Investment Banking
23 35 (16.83%) Backbone.js
24 33 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 32 (15.38%) Spring Integration
25 32 (15.38%) JSON

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 41 (19.71%) WebSphere
2 20 (9.62%) WebLogic
3 8 (3.85%) MQSeries
3 8 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (1.92%) JBoss
4 4 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.96%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.40%) FTP
2 4 (1.92%) HTTP
2 4 (1.92%) SSL
2 4 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.48%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (28.85%) Relational Database
2 41 (19.71%) DB2
3 39 (18.75%) RDBMS
4 32 (15.38%) DB2 UDB
5 14 (6.73%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.85%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.37%) Apache Hive
7 7 (3.37%) Big Data
8 6 (2.88%) KDB
9 5 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.44%) EDRMS
10 3 (1.44%) MySQL
11 2 (0.96%) Hazelcast
11 2 (0.96%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.96%) Redis
12 1 (0.48%) Impala
12 1 (0.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.06%) JUnit
2 19 (9.13%) Eclipse
3 18 (8.65%) Cucumber
3 18 (8.65%) Grunt
3 18 (8.65%) Jasmine
4 16 (7.69%) Bower
5 10 (4.81%) Jenkins
6 8 (3.85%) Hudson
6 8 (3.85%) JIRA
7 7 (3.37%) Selenium
8 4 (1.92%) Ant
8 4 (1.92%) Subversion
9 2 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.96%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.96%) IntelliJ
9 2 (0.96%) JMeter
9 2 (0.96%) Maven
9 2 (0.96%) NetBeans
9 2 (0.96%) Rational Application Developer
9 2 (0.96%) SoapUI
General
1 122 (58.65%) Finance
2 89 (42.79%) Banking
3 36 (17.31%) Investment Banking
4 19 (9.13%) Front Office
5 2 (0.96%) Electronics
5 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.96%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 177 (85.10%) Developer
2 156 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 104 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 103 (49.52%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (17.31%) Agile Developer
5 36 (17.31%) Agile Java Developer
6 33 (15.87%) Senior Agile Developer
6 33 (15.87%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 32 (15.38%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 32 (15.38%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 15 (7.21%) Full Stack Developer
9 11 (5.29%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (4.81%) HTML CSS Developer
10 10 (4.81%) HTML Developer
10 10 (4.81%) Tester
11 9 (4.33%) Automation Tester
11 9 (4.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 9 (4.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.37%) Senior WebSphere Developer
12 7 (3.37%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (28.37%) Spring
2 48 (23.08%) CSS
3 47 (22.60%) XML
4 46 (22.12%) Hibernate
5 44 (21.15%) AngularJS
6 37 (17.79%) Web Services
7 36 (17.31%) JSP
8 35 (16.83%) Backbone.js
9 33 (15.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 32 (15.38%) JSON
10 32 (15.38%) Spring Integration
11 29 (13.94%) RESTful
12 21 (10.10%) Ajax
12 21 (10.10%) HTML
12 21 (10.10%) Spring Boot
13 19 (9.13%) REST
14 18 (8.65%) Struts
15 17 (8.17%) Java EE
15 17 (8.17%) Servlets
15 17 (8.17%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.48%) Data Structures
2 27 (12.98%) Virtual Team
3 21 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (8.17%) Equities
4 17 (8.17%) User Experience
5 15 (7.21%) Mobile App
6 9 (4.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.40%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.40%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.44%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.96%) Derivative
9 2 (0.96%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.96%) Fintech
9 2 (0.96%) STB
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.15%) Unix
2 42 (20.19%) Linux
3 4 (1.92%) Android
3 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (61.06%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.62%) OO
3 71 (34.13%) Test Automation
4 49 (23.56%) Functional Programming
5 40 (19.23%) MVC
6 38 (18.27%) TDD
7 29 (13.94%) Waterfall
8 28 (13.46%) Mentoring
9 21 (10.10%) Microservices
10 19 (9.13%) Low Latency
11 13 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (5.29%) Analytics
13 11 (5.29%) Functional Testing
13 11 (5.29%) Multithreading
14 10 (4.81%) Data Analytics
14 10 (4.81%) ETL
15 9 (4.33%) Concurrent Programming
15 9 (4.33%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 80 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 73 (35.10%) SQL
3 9 (4.33%) Ruby
3 9 (4.33%) TypeScript
4 8 (3.85%) Python
5 6 (2.88%) C#
5 6 (2.88%) Perl
6 4 (1.92%) Apple Swift
6 4 (1.92%) Objective-C
6 4 (1.92%) Scala
7 3 (1.44%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.48%) C++
8 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.73%) Degree
2 5 (2.40%) ISEB
2 5 (2.40%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (4.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.96%) vSphere
3 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.48%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (23.08%) Oracle
2 14 (6.73%) TIBCO
3 11 (5.29%) IBM
4 5 (2.40%) Ab Initio
4 5 (2.40%) HP
5 4 (1.92%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.96%) Cloudera
6 2 (0.96%) NetApp
6 2 (0.96%) SAP
6 2 (0.96%) Sybase
6 2 (0.96%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) ATG
7 1 (0.48%) Nokia
7 1 (0.48%) Sencha