Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Java Developer was £412 per day in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Senior Java Developer
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 9 29
Rank change year-on-year -28 +20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Java Developer 12 162 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 3.63% 26.13% 3.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 27.32% 4.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 143 6
Belfast median daily rate £412 £421 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +10.66% -
10th Percentile £406 £405 £338
90th Percentile £438 £460 £413
County Antrim median daily rate £412 £421 £380
% change year-on-year -2.02% +10.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Belfast
Contract vacancies in Belfast with a recognized job title 309 593 224
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 95.65% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 468 123
Belfast median daily rate £413 £413 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% +10.00%
10th Percentile £292 £300 £163
90th Percentile £538 £513 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £413 £330
% change year-on-year - +25.00% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 18
Belfast median hourly rate £19.75 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.07% -17.65% -4.33%
10th Percentile £11.23 £10.45 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.55 £23.00
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -12.50% -9.96%

Senior Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings that featured Senior Java Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Java Developer in Belfast

Senior Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Java Developer in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Java Developer in Belfast

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Senior Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Senior Java Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Banking
3 10 (83.33%) Spring
3 10 (83.33%) Ajax
3 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
3 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 10 (83.33%) Eclipse
3 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
3 10 (83.33%) Project Management
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) SQL
3 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 10 (83.33%) DB2
3 10 (83.33%) JUnit
3 10 (83.33%) WebLogic
3 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) JSP
3 10 (83.33%) Struts
3 10 (83.33%) Web Services
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) DB2 UDB
3 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
3 10 (83.33%) Time Management
3 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
3 10 (83.33%) RESTful
3 10 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
3 10 (83.33%) Backbone.js

Senior Java Developer Skill Set
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 10 (83.33%) WebLogic
1 10 (83.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) DB2
1 10 (83.33%) DB2 UDB
1 10 (83.33%) RDBMS
1 10 (83.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Bower
1 10 (83.33%) Cucumber
1 10 (83.33%) Eclipse
1 10 (83.33%) Grunt
1 10 (83.33%) Jasmine
1 10 (83.33%) JUnit
General
1 11 (91.67%) Banking
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Ajax
1 10 (83.33%) AngularJS
1 10 (83.33%) Backbone.js
1 10 (83.33%) CSS
1 10 (83.33%) Gherkin
1 10 (83.33%) Hibernate
1 10 (83.33%) JSP
1 10 (83.33%) RESTful
1 10 (83.33%) Spring
1 10 (83.33%) Spring Batch
1 10 (83.33%) Spring Integration
1 10 (83.33%) Struts
1 10 (83.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 10 (83.33%) Web Services
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) MVC
2 10 (83.33%) Project Management
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 10 (83.33%) Time Management
2 10 (83.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
3 1 (8.33%) Index Arbitrage
3 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (8.33%) Market Making
3 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (8.33%) OO
3 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle