Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 9
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 -7
Contract jobs citing Java 281 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 48.20% 15.36% 15.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.43% 31.54% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 31 16
Belfast median daily rate £420 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% - +29.41%
10th Percentile £373 £356 £313
90th Percentile £484 £563 £467
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +1.82% - +29.41%
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 423 130 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 72.56% 48.69% 51.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 77 52
Belfast median daily rate £413 £385 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £504 £500 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £385 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +23.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 1
Belfast median hourly rate £18.25 £13.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.38% -14.75% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £28.18 £16.38
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -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 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 192 (68.33%) Finance
2 157 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (53.38%) Banking
4 116 (41.28%) OO
5 104 (37.01%) JavaScript
6 96 (34.16%) Test Automation
7 87 (30.96%) Oracle
8 83 (29.54%) SQL
9 79 (28.11%) Spring
10 78 (27.76%) Data Structures
11 76 (27.05%) Functional Programming
12 70 (24.91%) Linux
13 69 (24.56%) Investment Banking
14 66 (23.49%) Relational Database
15 65 (23.13%) XML
16 64 (22.78%) CSS
16 64 (22.78%) Hibernate
17 62 (22.06%) Unix
18 58 (20.64%) MVC
19 57 (20.28%) Web Services
20 54 (19.22%) DB2
20 54 (19.22%) WebSphere
21 52 (18.51%) Spring Integration
21 52 (18.51%) AngularJS
22 48 (17.08%) RESTful
23 46 (16.37%) JSP
24 45 (16.01%) RDBMS
25 44 (15.66%) TDD
25 44 (15.66%) Backbone.js
26 42 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 54 (19.22%) WebSphere
2 32 (11.39%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.14%) JBoss
4 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
Business Applications
1 11 (3.91%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.05%) npm
2 9 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.91%) LDAP
2 5 (1.78%) FTP
3 4 (1.42%) HTTP
3 4 (1.42%) SSL
3 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (23.49%) Relational Database
2 54 (19.22%) DB2
3 45 (16.01%) RDBMS
4 30 (10.68%) DB2 UDB
5 28 (9.96%) SQL Server
6 20 (7.12%) Big Data
7 16 (5.69%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.98%) Apache Hive
9 13 (4.63%) NoSQL
10 11 (3.91%) KDB
10 11 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (3.56%) MongoDB
11 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.07%) MySQL
14 2 (0.71%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.71%) Impala
14 2 (0.71%) Redis
15 1 (0.36%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 24 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 22 (7.83%) JUnit
3 21 (7.47%) Eclipse
4 19 (6.76%) Cucumber
4 19 (6.76%) Grunt
4 19 (6.76%) Jasmine
5 17 (6.05%) Bower
5 17 (6.05%) TeamCity
6 15 (5.34%) Artifactory
7 14 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.85%) JIRA
9 7 (2.49%) Hudson
10 5 (1.78%) Selenium
11 4 (1.42%) Talend Open Studio
12 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.71%) FitNesse
12 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
12 2 (0.71%) JBehave
12 2 (0.71%) Mockito
12 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 192 (68.33%) Finance
2 150 (53.38%) Banking
3 69 (24.56%) Investment Banking
4 23 (8.19%) Front Office
5 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Electronics
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 234 (83.27%) Developer
2 201 (71.53%) Java Developer
3 148 (52.67%) Senior Developer
4 141 (50.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 65 (23.13%) Agile Developer
5 65 (23.13%) Agile Java Developer
6 63 (22.42%) Senior Agile Developer
6 63 (22.42%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 62 (22.06%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 62 (22.06%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 32 (11.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 26 (9.25%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 23 (8.19%) HTML CSS Developer
10 23 (8.19%) HTML Developer
11 22 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (5.69%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.20%) KDB Developer
14 8 (2.85%) Sybase Developer
15 7 (2.49%) Automation Tester
15 7 (2.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (28.11%) Spring
2 65 (23.13%) XML
3 64 (22.78%) CSS
3 64 (22.78%) Hibernate
4 57 (20.28%) Web Services
5 52 (18.51%) AngularJS
5 52 (18.51%) Spring Integration
6 48 (17.08%) RESTful
7 46 (16.37%) JSP
8 44 (15.66%) Backbone.js
9 42 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 37 (13.17%) JSON
11 32 (11.39%) HTML
11 32 (11.39%) Node.js
12 30 (10.68%) Ajax
12 30 (10.68%) Struts
13 28 (9.96%) Spring Boot
14 24 (8.54%) Java EE
15 17 (6.05%) Gherkin
15 17 (6.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (27.76%) Data Structures
2 39 (13.88%) Virtual Team
3 38 (13.52%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.12%) Equities
5 15 (5.34%) User Experience
6 12 (4.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.20%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.78%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.42%) Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.42%) Social Network
11 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.71%) STB
12 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 70 (24.91%) Linux
2 62 (22.06%) Unix
3 5 (1.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (55.87%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (41.28%) OO
3 96 (34.16%) Test Automation
4 76 (27.05%) Functional Programming
5 58 (20.64%) MVC
6 44 (15.66%) TDD
7 35 (12.46%) Mentoring
8 34 (12.10%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (10.68%) Waterfall
10 21 (7.47%) ETL
11 19 (6.76%) Microservices
12 18 (6.41%) Data Modelling
12 18 (6.41%) Multithreading
13 17 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (5.69%) Concurrent Programming
14 16 (5.69%) Integration Testing
14 16 (5.69%) Low Latency
15 14 (4.98%) Information Security
15 14 (4.98%) SDLC
16 13 (4.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.01%) JavaScript
2 83 (29.54%) SQL
3 17 (6.05%) Perl
3 17 (6.05%) TypeScript
4 13 (4.63%) C#
5 10 (3.56%) Python
6 8 (2.85%) Ruby
6 8 (2.85%) Shell Script
7 5 (1.78%) Scala
8 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) C++
8 1 (0.36%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (6.76%) Degree
2 5 (1.78%) ISEB
2 5 (1.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.85%) QA
2 2 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (5.34%) Docker
2 11 (3.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) vSphere
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 87 (30.96%) Oracle
2 13 (4.63%) TIBCO
3 10 (3.56%) Ab Initio
4 9 (3.20%) Sybase
5 6 (2.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.78%) HP
7 4 (1.42%) NetApp
7 4 (1.42%) Talend
7 4 (1.42%) VMware
8 3 (1.07%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.71%) Sencha
10 1 (0.36%) ATG
10 1 (0.36%) Nokia
10 1 (0.36%) SAP