Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 22
Rank change year-on-year 0 +19 -12
Contract jobs citing Java 90 310 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 27.44% 50.90% 5.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 50.85% 63.27% 15.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 249 3
Belfast median daily rate £460 £420 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £375 £406
90th Percentile £538 £520 £449
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £420 £413
% change year-on-year +9.52% +1.82% +3.13%
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 177 490 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 53.96% 80.46% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 407 41
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
10th Percentile £311 £350 £181
90th Percentile £538 £494 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +9.09% +17.86% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Belfast median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +230.36% +40.00% -68.75%
County Antrim median hourly rate £46.25 £14.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year +230.36% +40.00% -68.75%

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 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 35 (38.89%) SQL
2 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 30 (33.33%) Finance
3 27 (30.00%) CSS
3 27 (30.00%) Banking
4 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (28.89%) Spring
5 25 (27.78%) Hibernate
6 23 (25.56%) WebSphere
7 21 (23.33%) Scala
7 21 (23.33%) MVC
7 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
8 20 (22.22%) JSP
8 20 (22.22%) J2EE
8 20 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 19 (21.11%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
10 17 (18.89%) EJB
10 17 (18.89%) JMS
11 16 (17.78%) Oracle
11 16 (17.78%) Spring Integration
11 16 (17.78%) TDD
12 14 (15.56%) JSF
12 14 (15.56%) PL/SQL
12 14 (15.56%) Java 8
13 13 (14.44%) Spring Boot
13 13 (14.44%) QA
13 13 (14.44%) Selenium
14 12 (13.33%) iBATIS
14 12 (13.33%) Mobile App

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 23 (25.56%) WebSphere
2 7 (7.78%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.22%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.11%) Apache
4 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.11%) npm
4 1 (1.11%) SaaS
4 1 (1.11%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.33%) FTP
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.00%) DB2
1 9 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.44%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) MySQL
6 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.11%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (14.44%) Selenium
2 11 (12.22%) Jenkins
3 9 (10.00%) JUnit
4 8 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 6 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 6 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.67%) Grunt
6 5 (5.56%) Bower
6 5 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 5 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 3 (3.33%) JIRA
7 3 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.33%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.22%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) PeopleTools
8 2 (2.22%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.11%) gulp
9 1 (1.11%) webpack
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Banking
3 9 (10.00%) Front Office
4 4 (4.44%) Advertising
4 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (72.22%) Developer
2 63 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 11 (12.22%) Scala Developer
4 10 (11.11%) Java Scala Developer
5 8 (8.89%) Java Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Report Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Junior
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Junior Java Developer
8 3 (3.33%) Tester
9 2 (2.22%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.22%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (2.22%) SQL Developer
10 1 (1.11%) DevOps Engineer
10 1 (1.11%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 1 (1.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (30.00%) CSS
2 26 (28.89%) Spring
3 25 (27.78%) Hibernate
4 21 (23.33%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.22%) J2EE
5 20 (22.22%) JSP
6 17 (18.89%) EJB
6 17 (18.89%) JMS
7 16 (17.78%) Spring Integration
8 14 (15.56%) JSF
9 13 (14.44%) Spring Boot
10 12 (13.33%) iBATIS
11 11 (12.22%) RESTful
11 11 (12.22%) Spring Batch
11 11 (12.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
12 9 (10.00%) React
12 9 (10.00%) XML
13 8 (8.89%) FIX Protocol
14 7 (7.78%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (13.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.89%) Data Structures
4 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.33%) Equities
5 3 (3.33%) SWIFT
6 2 (2.22%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.11%) Derivative
7 1 (1.11%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) Linux
2 5 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.89%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (23.33%) MVC
3 20 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 17 (18.89%) Test Automation
5 16 (17.78%) TDD
6 11 (12.22%) Functional Programming
7 10 (11.11%) Low Latency
7 10 (11.11%) OOP
8 9 (10.00%) ETL
9 8 (8.89%) OO
9 8 (8.89%) Web Development
10 6 (6.67%) Market Making
10 6 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
10 6 (6.67%) Waterfall
11 5 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (5.56%) Manual Testing
11 5 (5.56%) Microservices
11 5 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.44%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (38.89%) SQL
2 30 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.33%) Scala
4 14 (15.56%) Java 8
4 14 (15.56%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.78%) Python
6 6 (6.67%) C++
7 4 (4.44%) C#
7 4 (4.44%) PHP
8 1 (1.11%) ES6
8 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.44%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (17.78%) Oracle
2 3 (3.33%) Google
2 3 (3.33%) IBM
3 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (2.22%) TIBCO