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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing Java 145 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 45.17% 10.59% 21.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.31% 29.03% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 3 10
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £433 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £35.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +25.87% -10.62%  

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 267 31 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 83.18% 36.47% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 12 26
Median daily rate £413 £401 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.99% +14.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £300 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £453 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

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 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 127 (68.65%) Finance
2 86 (46.49%) Banking
3 82 (44.32%) SQL
4 79 (42.70%) OO
5 75 (40.54%) Unix
5 75 (40.54%) Linux
6 68 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (30.27%) Relational Database
8 44 (23.78%) Oracle
9 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
10 36 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
12 31 (16.76%) Investment Banking
13 29 (15.68%) Spring
14 28 (15.14%) Data Structures
14 28 (15.14%) Node.js
15 27 (14.59%) Perl
15 27 (14.59%) SQL Server
15 27 (14.59%) Front Office
16 26 (14.05%) Equities
16 26 (14.05%) Test Automation
16 26 (14.05%) Functional Programming
17 25 (13.51%) Big Data
18 24 (12.97%) ETL
19 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
20 21 (11.35%) WebSphere
21 20 (10.81%) RDBMS
21 20 (10.81%) Artifactory
21 20 (10.81%) Jenkins
21 20 (10.81%) TeamCity

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 21 (11.35%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.16%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.08%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.08%) Confluence
3 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.54%) Apache
4 1 (0.54%) JBoss
4 1 (0.54%) Jetty
4 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.03%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (30.27%) Relational Database
2 27 (14.59%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.51%) Big Data
4 20 (10.81%) RDBMS
5 16 (8.65%) Hadoop
5 16 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (6.49%) DB2
6 12 (6.49%) KDB
6 12 (6.49%) MongoDB
6 12 (6.49%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.95%) Apache Hive
8 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.08%) Endeca
11 2 (1.08%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.54%) IDOL
12 1 (0.54%) Impala
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Artifactory
1 20 (10.81%) Jenkins
1 20 (10.81%) TeamCity
2 19 (10.27%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (4.86%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.62%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.62%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.62%) Selenium
5 2 (1.08%) Ant
5 2 (1.08%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.08%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.08%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.08%) JIRA
5 2 (1.08%) JUnit
5 2 (1.08%) Maven
5 2 (1.08%) Subversion
6 1 (0.54%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 127 (68.65%) Finance
2 86 (46.49%) Banking
3 31 (16.76%) Investment Banking
4 27 (14.59%) Front Office
5 3 (1.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 154 (83.24%) Developer
2 112 (60.54%) Java Developer
3 93 (50.27%) Senior Developer
4 87 (47.03%) Senior Java Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Agile Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Agile Java Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Senior Agile Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 25 (13.51%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 14 (7.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (6.49%) KDB Developer
8 10 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (5.41%) Murex Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Core Java Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Senior SQL Developer
9 9 (4.86%) SQL Developer
9 9 (4.86%) Talend Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (4.32%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.68%) Spring
2 28 (15.14%) Node.js
3 16 (8.65%) XML
4 15 (8.11%) JSON
4 15 (8.11%) Spring Boot
5 13 (7.03%) Web Services
6 11 (5.95%) AngularJS
6 11 (5.95%) WPF
7 10 (5.41%) .NET
7 10 (5.41%) FpML
7 10 (5.41%) J2EE
7 10 (5.41%) Murex MxML
7 10 (5.41%) RESTful
8 9 (4.86%) Hibernate
8 9 (4.86%) JSP
8 9 (4.86%) Servlets
8 9 (4.86%) Spring Integration
9 8 (4.32%) HTML
9 8 (4.32%) Java EE
9 8 (4.32%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.30%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (15.14%) Data Structures
3 26 (14.05%) Equities
4 14 (7.57%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (7.57%) Virtual Team
5 12 (6.49%) Derivative
6 8 (4.32%) Computer Science
7 6 (3.24%) Fixed Income
7 6 (3.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.16%) Social Network
9 3 (1.62%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (1.08%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 75 (40.54%) Linux
1 75 (40.54%) Unix
2 7 (3.78%) Windows
3 2 (1.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (42.70%) OO
2 68 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (14.05%) Functional Programming
4 26 (14.05%) Test Automation
5 24 (12.97%) ETL
6 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
7 19 (10.27%) Integration Testing
7 19 (10.27%) SDLC
8 18 (9.73%) Data Modelling
8 18 (9.73%) Low Latency
9 16 (8.65%) Information Security
10 15 (8.11%) TDD
11 12 (6.49%) Multithreading
11 12 (6.49%) MVC
11 12 (6.49%) Unit Testing
12 11 (5.95%) DevOps
13 9 (4.86%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (4.86%) Workflow
13 9 (4.86%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 82 (44.32%) SQL
2 38 (20.54%) JavaScript
3 27 (14.59%) Perl
4 18 (9.73%) C#
5 9 (4.86%) Python
6 8 (4.32%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.16%) C++
9 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.62%) Korn
9 3 (1.62%) VBScript
10 1 (0.54%) C
10 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (7.03%) Degree
2 4 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.70%) Docker
3 1 (0.54%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.54%) HDFS
3 1 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (23.78%) Oracle
2 10 (5.41%) Murex
3 9 (4.86%) Talend
4 6 (3.24%) Sybase
5 5 (2.70%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.08%) ATG
6 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.54%) NetApp
7 1 (0.54%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday