Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 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 22 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 281 41 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 47.71% 14.86% 12.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 66.27% 30.15% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 31 13
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.82% -2.94% +33.33%
10th Percentile £373 £356 £313
90th Percentile £505 £563 £462
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £411 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% -3.24% +30.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 424 136 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 71.99% 49.28% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 77 48
County Antrim 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 £513 £500 £450
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £314
% change year-on-year +7.14% +22.71% -1.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
County Antrim median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £16.38
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
% change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in County Antrim.

Job vacancy trend for Java in County Antrim

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Java in County Antrim.

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in County Antrim

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in County Antrim over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in County Antrim

Java
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +3 275 £420 +1.82% 5
Java
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Java.

1 193 (68.68%) Finance
2 159 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (54.45%) Banking
4 115 (40.93%) OO
5 103 (36.65%) JavaScript
6 98 (34.88%) Test Automation
7 84 (29.89%) Oracle
8 81 (28.83%) SQL
9 80 (28.47%) Spring
9 80 (28.47%) Data Structures
10 78 (27.76%) Functional Programming
11 71 (25.27%) Investment Banking
12 67 (23.84%) Linux
13 66 (23.49%) XML
14 65 (23.13%) CSS
14 65 (23.13%) Hibernate
15 64 (22.78%) Relational Database
16 59 (21.00%) MVC
16 59 (21.00%) Unix
17 57 (20.28%) Web Services
18 55 (19.57%) WebSphere
19 53 (18.86%) Spring Integration
19 53 (18.86%) DB2
20 52 (18.51%) AngularJS
21 49 (17.44%) RESTful
22 47 (16.73%) JSP
23 44 (15.66%) RDBMS
23 44 (15.66%) Backbone.js
24 43 (15.30%) TDD
25 42 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap

Java
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 55 (19.57%) WebSphere
2 32 (11.39%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.14%) JBoss
4 4 (1.42%) 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 16 (5.69%) npm
2 8 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.56%) 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 64 (22.78%) Relational Database
2 53 (18.86%) DB2
3 44 (15.66%) RDBMS
4 30 (10.68%) DB2 UDB
5 27 (9.61%) SQL Server
6 19 (6.76%) Big Data
7 15 (5.34%) Hadoop
8 14 (4.98%) Apache Hive
9 11 (3.91%) KDB
9 11 (3.91%) NoSQL
9 11 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (2.85%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.07%) EDRMS
13 3 (1.07%) MySQL
14 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
14 2 (0.71%) Impala
14 2 (0.71%) Redis
15 1 (0.36%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 22 (7.83%) Jenkins
1 22 (7.83%) JUnit
2 21 (7.47%) Eclipse
3 19 (6.76%) Cucumber
3 19 (6.76%) Grunt
3 19 (6.76%) Jasmine
4 17 (6.05%) Bower
5 15 (5.34%) TeamCity
6 13 (4.63%) Artifactory
6 13 (4.63%) Sonatype Nexus
7 8 (2.85%) JIRA
8 7 (2.49%) Hudson
9 5 (1.78%) Selenium
10 3 (1.07%) Talend Open Studio
11 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
11 2 (0.71%) Gradle
11 2 (0.71%) JBehave
11 2 (0.71%) LoadUI
11 2 (0.71%) Mockito
11 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 193 (68.68%) Finance
2 153 (54.45%) Banking
3 71 (25.27%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 233 (82.92%) Developer
2 203 (72.24%) Java Developer
3 150 (53.38%) Senior Developer
4 143 (50.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 67 (23.84%) Agile Developer
5 67 (23.84%) Agile Java Developer
6 65 (23.13%) Senior Agile Developer
6 65 (23.13%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 64 (22.78%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 64 (22.78%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 33 (11.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (9.61%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 24 (8.54%) HTML CSS Developer
10 24 (8.54%) HTML Developer
11 21 (7.47%) JavaScript Developer
12 17 (6.05%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.20%) KDB Developer
14 8 (2.85%) Sybase Developer
15 7 (2.49%) JavaScript Engineer
15 7 (2.49%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (28.47%) Spring
2 66 (23.49%) XML
3 65 (23.13%) CSS
3 65 (23.13%) Hibernate
4 57 (20.28%) Web Services
5 53 (18.86%) Spring Integration
6 52 (18.51%) AngularJS
7 49 (17.44%) RESTful
8 47 (16.73%) JSP
9 44 (15.66%) Backbone.js
10 42 (14.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (13.52%) JSON
12 33 (11.74%) HTML
13 31 (11.03%) Node.js
14 30 (10.68%) Ajax
14 30 (10.68%) Struts
15 29 (10.32%) Spring Boot
16 25 (8.90%) Java EE
17 17 (6.05%) Gherkin
17 17 (6.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 80 (28.47%) Data Structures
2 39 (13.88%) Virtual Team
3 35 (12.46%) 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%) Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.07%) Social Network
12 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.71%) STB
13 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.84%) Linux
2 59 (21.00%) Unix
3 4 (1.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (56.58%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (40.93%) OO
3 98 (34.88%) Test Automation
4 78 (27.76%) Functional Programming
5 59 (21.00%) MVC
6 43 (15.30%) TDD
7 34 (12.10%) Mentoring
8 31 (11.03%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (10.68%) Waterfall
10 20 (7.12%) ETL
11 19 (6.76%) Data Modelling
11 19 (6.76%) Microservices
11 19 (6.76%) Multithreading
12 17 (6.05%) Concurrent Programming
12 17 (6.05%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (5.69%) Low Latency
14 15 (5.34%) Integration Testing
15 13 (4.63%) Functional Testing
15 13 (4.63%) Information Security
15 13 (4.63%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 103 (36.65%) JavaScript
2 81 (28.83%) SQL
3 18 (6.41%) TypeScript
4 17 (6.05%) Perl
5 11 (3.91%) C#
6 9 (3.20%) Python
7 8 (2.85%) Ruby
7 8 (2.85%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (6.41%) 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 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (4.98%) Docker
2 10 (3.56%) 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 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 84 (29.89%) 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%) VMware
8 3 (1.07%) Cloudera
8 3 (1.07%) Talend
9 2 (0.71%) Sencha
10 1 (0.36%) ATG
10 1 (0.36%) Nokia
10 1 (0.36%) SAP