Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 128 178 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 34.41% 34.50% 14.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 51.20% 46.23% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 142 19
Belfast median daily rate £460 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +26.92% -18.75%
10th Percentile £309 £363 £256
90th Percentile £538 £563 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £460 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +11.52% +26.92% -18.75%
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 250 385 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 67.20% 74.61% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 328 36
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £300 £276 £256
90th Percentile £538 £550 £425
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £325
% change year-on-year +9.09% +26.92% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Belfast median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +55.17% -54.69%
County Antrim median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +55.17% -54.69%

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 20 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 55 (42.97%) Finance
2 44 (34.38%) Banking
2 44 (34.38%) Spring
3 43 (33.59%) SQL
4 35 (27.34%) OO
5 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (23.44%) JavaScript
6 30 (23.44%) Hibernate
6 30 (23.44%) Low Latency
6 30 (23.44%) Data Structures
7 29 (22.66%) Test Automation
8 24 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
9 22 (17.19%) WebSphere
9 22 (17.19%) JSON
10 21 (16.41%) Multithreading
10 21 (16.41%) Front Office
11 20 (15.63%) OOP
12 19 (14.84%) REST
12 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
13 18 (14.06%) Java 8
13 18 (14.06%) Spring Boot
13 18 (14.06%) Unix
14 17 (13.28%) J2EE
15 16 (12.50%) CSS
15 16 (12.50%) JSP
15 16 (12.50%) TDD
16 15 (11.72%) Scala
16 15 (11.72%) MVC
16 15 (11.72%) Mobile App
16 15 (11.72%) Functional Programming

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 22 (17.19%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.69%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.47%) npm
1 7 (5.47%) Yarn
2 4 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.03%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (3.13%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.34%) DB2
5 2 (1.56%) MySQL
6 1 (0.78%) DB2 UDB
6 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (11.72%) Jenkins
2 12 (9.38%) Selenium
3 11 (8.59%) Git (software)
3 11 (8.59%) JUnit
4 9 (7.03%) Maven
5 8 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.34%) Grunt
8 2 (1.56%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.56%) Bower
8 2 (1.56%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.56%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.56%) JIRA
8 2 (1.56%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.78%) gulp
9 1 (0.78%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.78%) webpack
General
1 55 (42.97%) Finance
2 44 (34.38%) Banking
3 21 (16.41%) Front Office
4 8 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.13%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 118 (92.19%) Developer
2 111 (86.72%) Java Developer
3 42 (32.81%) Senior Developer
3 42 (32.81%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 11 (8.59%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 10 (7.81%) Front Office Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Developer
6 9 (7.03%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (6.25%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.47%) Scala Developer
9 6 (4.69%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 5 (3.91%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 5 (3.91%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Android Developer
11 4 (3.13%) iOS Android Developer
11 4 (3.13%) iOS Developer
11 4 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (34.38%) Spring
2 30 (23.44%) Hibernate
3 22 (17.19%) JSON
4 19 (14.84%) REST
5 18 (14.06%) Spring Boot
6 17 (13.28%) J2EE
7 16 (12.50%) CSS
7 16 (12.50%) JSP
8 14 (10.94%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.94%) HTML
9 11 (8.59%) iBATIS
10 10 (7.81%) JSF
10 10 (7.81%) Spring Integration
11 9 (7.03%) EJB
11 9 (7.03%) JMS
11 9 (7.03%) WebSockets
11 9 (7.03%) XML
12 8 (6.25%) Akka
12 8 (6.25%) HTML5
12 8 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Data Structures
2 15 (11.72%) Mobile App
3 12 (9.38%) Algorithms
3 12 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (9.38%) Equities
4 9 (7.03%) User Experience
5 6 (4.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.91%) Fintech
6 5 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.78%) Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.78%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.06%) Unix
2 14 (10.94%) Linux
3 4 (3.13%) Android
3 4 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) OO
2 32 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (23.44%) Low Latency
4 29 (22.66%) Test Automation
5 24 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
6 21 (16.41%) Multithreading
7 20 (15.63%) OOP
8 19 (14.84%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (12.50%) TDD
10 15 (11.72%) Functional Programming
10 15 (11.72%) MVC
11 12 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (8.59%) Microservices
13 10 (7.81%) Deployment Automation
14 8 (6.25%) SOLID
14 8 (6.25%) Unit Testing
15 7 (5.47%) Garbage Collection
15 7 (5.47%) Mentoring
15 7 (5.47%) Requirements Analysis
16 5 (3.91%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 43 (33.59%) SQL
2 30 (23.44%) JavaScript
3 18 (14.06%) Java 8
4 15 (11.72%) Scala
5 11 (8.59%) Python
6 9 (7.03%) PL/SQL
7 8 (6.25%) C#
8 7 (5.47%) ES6
8 7 (5.47%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.91%) C++
10 4 (3.13%) Apple Swift
10 4 (3.13%) Objective-C
10 4 (3.13%) Perl
10 4 (3.13%) PHP
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (7.03%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (10.16%) IBM
2 9 (7.03%) Capita
3 7 (5.47%) Oracle
4 6 (4.69%) FXall
4 6 (4.69%) Reuters
5 5 (3.91%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.13%) Splunk
7 1 (0.78%) SAP