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 3 months to 25 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
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 9 7
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Java 152 9 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 46.06% 10.59% 18.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 54.48% 28.13% 32.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 3 9
Median daily rate £413 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £413 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  
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 County Antrim with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 279 32 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 84.55% 37.65% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 13 23
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 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £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 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +5 146 £413 - 3
Java
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Java.

1 136 (70.10%) Finance
2 94 (48.45%) Banking
3 88 (45.36%) SQL
4 85 (43.81%) OO
5 80 (41.24%) Linux
6 76 (39.18%) Unix
7 70 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (29.38%) Relational Database
9 48 (24.74%) Oracle
10 41 (21.13%) JavaScript
11 38 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (17.01%) Investment Banking
13 32 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (15.98%) Node.js
14 31 (15.98%) SQL Server
15 30 (15.46%) Spring
15 30 (15.46%) Data Structures
16 28 (14.43%) Functional Programming
16 28 (14.43%) Test Automation
17 27 (13.92%) Big Data
17 27 (13.92%) Equities
17 27 (13.92%) Perl
17 27 (13.92%) Front Office
18 24 (12.37%) ETL
19 22 (11.34%) WebSphere
19 22 (11.34%) Mentoring
19 22 (11.34%) Artifactory
19 22 (11.34%) Jenkins
19 22 (11.34%) TeamCity
20 21 (10.82%) Sonatype Nexus

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 22 (11.34%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.03%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.03%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.03%) Confluence
3 2 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.52%) Apache
4 1 (0.52%) JBoss
4 1 (0.52%) Jetty
4 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (3.61%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.73%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.38%) Relational Database
2 31 (15.98%) SQL Server
3 27 (13.92%) Big Data
4 20 (10.31%) RDBMS
5 16 (8.25%) Hadoop
5 16 (8.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (6.70%) Apache Hive
7 12 (6.19%) DB2
7 12 (6.19%) KDB
7 12 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 12 (6.19%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.03%) Endeca
11 2 (1.03%) Kdb+
12 1 (0.52%) IDOL
12 1 (0.52%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (11.34%) Artifactory
1 22 (11.34%) Jenkins
1 22 (11.34%) TeamCity
2 21 (10.82%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (4.64%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.55%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.55%) Selenium
5 2 (1.03%) Ant
5 2 (1.03%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (1.03%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.03%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.03%) JIRA
5 2 (1.03%) JUnit
5 2 (1.03%) Maven
5 2 (1.03%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 136 (70.10%) Finance
2 94 (48.45%) Banking
3 33 (17.01%) Investment Banking
4 27 (13.92%) Front Office
5 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 161 (82.99%) Developer
2 119 (61.34%) Java Developer
3 100 (51.55%) Senior Developer
4 94 (48.45%) Senior Java Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Agile Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Agile Java Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Senior Agile Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Senior Agile Java Developer
5 27 (13.92%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
6 15 (7.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 12 (6.19%) KDB Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 10 (5.15%) JavaScript Engineer
9 10 (5.15%) Murex Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Senior SQL Developer
9 10 (5.15%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Core Java Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.98%) Node.js
2 30 (15.46%) Spring
3 17 (8.76%) XML
4 16 (8.25%) JSON
4 16 (8.25%) Spring Boot
5 14 (7.22%) Web Services
6 12 (6.19%) .NET
7 11 (5.67%) AngularJS
7 11 (5.67%) RESTful
7 11 (5.67%) WPF
8 10 (5.15%) FpML
8 10 (5.15%) Hibernate
8 10 (5.15%) J2EE
8 10 (5.15%) JSP
8 10 (5.15%) Murex MxML
8 10 (5.15%) Servlets
8 10 (5.15%) Spring Integration
9 9 (4.64%) CSS
9 9 (4.64%) HTML
9 9 (4.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (15.46%) Data Structures
3 27 (13.92%) Equities
4 15 (7.73%) Virtual Team
5 14 (7.22%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (6.19%) Derivative
7 8 (4.12%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.09%) Fixed Income
8 6 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (2.06%) Social Network
10 3 (1.55%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 80 (41.24%) Linux
2 76 (39.18%) Unix
3 7 (3.61%) Windows
4 2 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.81%) OO
2 70 (36.08%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
4 28 (14.43%) Functional Programming
4 28 (14.43%) Test Automation
5 24 (12.37%) ETL
6 22 (11.34%) Mentoring
7 19 (9.79%) Data Modelling
7 19 (9.79%) Integration Testing
7 19 (9.79%) SDLC
8 18 (9.28%) Low Latency
9 16 (8.25%) Information Security
10 15 (7.73%) TDD
11 13 (6.70%) Multithreading
11 13 (6.70%) MVC
12 12 (6.19%) Unit Testing
13 11 (5.67%) DevOps
14 9 (4.64%) Requirements Analysis
14 9 (4.64%) Workflow
14 9 (4.64%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 88 (45.36%) SQL
2 41 (21.13%) JavaScript
3 27 (13.92%) Perl
4 18 (9.28%) C#
5 9 (4.64%) Python
5 9 (4.64%) TypeScript
6 5 (2.58%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.06%) C++
8 3 (1.55%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.55%) Korn
8 3 (1.55%) VBScript
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 16 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.58%) Docker
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.52%) HDFS
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.58%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.52%) Oozie
Vendors
1 48 (24.74%) Oracle
2 10 (5.15%) Murex
3 9 (4.64%) Talend
4 6 (3.09%) Sybase
5 5 (2.58%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.03%) ATG
6 2 (1.03%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.52%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.52%) NetApp
7 1 (0.52%) VMware
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Harvey Nash IT Recruitment UK
Posted: 2 days ago