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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank 8 5 9
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Contract jobs citing Java 41 20 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 19.25% 17.86% 12.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.37% 44.44% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 6
Median daily rate £413 £313 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -12.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £338 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year +2.50% +4.57%  

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 135 45 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 63.38% 40.18% 43.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 24 26
Median daily rate £400 £300 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £389 £379
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £14.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 24 March 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 24 March 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 -3 40 £413 +32.00% 10
Java
Northern Ireland

Java
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 49 (55.06%) Finance
2 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (47.19%) Linux
4 39 (43.82%) SQL
5 30 (33.71%) Banking
6 26 (29.21%) TDD
6 26 (29.21%) Unix
7 22 (24.72%) BDD
8 21 (23.60%) OOD
8 21 (23.60%) Perl
8 21 (23.60%) Front Office
9 20 (22.47%) C#
9 20 (22.47%) KDB
10 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (19.10%) AngularJS
10 17 (19.10%) Information Security
10 17 (19.10%) Integration Testing
10 17 (19.10%) C++
11 16 (17.98%) Python
11 16 (17.98%) Multithreading
11 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (15.73%) NoSQL
12 14 (15.73%) Degree
12 14 (15.73%) OO
13 13 (14.61%) Spring
14 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
14 12 (13.48%) Equities
14 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
15 11 (12.36%) Validation
15 11 (12.36%) Mathematics

Java
Top Related 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 6 (6.74%) Apache
2 5 (5.62%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.25%) Confluence
4 1 (1.12%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) NAS
1 1 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) KDB
2 14 (15.73%) NoSQL
3 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
4 9 (10.11%) Kdb+
5 8 (8.99%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
1 3 (3.37%) Selenium
2 2 (2.25%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.25%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.25%) JIRA
2 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.12%) Ant
3 1 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.12%) JUnit
3 1 (1.12%) Maven
3 1 (1.12%) NUnit
3 1 (1.12%) TestNG
3 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (55.06%) Finance
2 30 (33.71%) Banking
3 21 (23.60%) Front Office
4 1 (1.12%) Billing
4 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (88.76%) Developer
2 55 (61.80%) Java Developer
3 35 (39.33%) Senior Developer
4 34 (38.20%) Senior Java Developer
5 20 (22.47%) KDB Developer
6 17 (19.10%) Lead Developer
7 8 (8.99%) SQL Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior SQL Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.49%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.37%) Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) Automation Test Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.25%) Murex Developer
12 2 (2.25%) QA Analyst
12 2 (2.25%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.10%) AngularJS
2 13 (14.61%) Spring
3 8 (8.99%) Spring Boot
4 7 (7.87%) Spring MVC
5 6 (6.74%) JSP
5 6 (6.74%) Servlets
5 6 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.62%) Angular 2
7 4 (4.49%) HTML
7 4 (4.49%) J2EE
7 4 (4.49%) jQuery
7 4 (4.49%) Node.js
8 3 (3.37%) CSS
8 3 (3.37%) JSON
9 2 (2.25%) FpML
9 2 (2.25%) Murex MxML
9 2 (2.25%) XML
10 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
10 1 (1.12%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.12%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.48%) Equities
3 10 (11.24%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.62%) Fixed Income
4 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (4.49%) Derivative
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 42 (47.19%) Linux
2 26 (29.21%) Unix
3 9 (10.11%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (29.21%) TDD
3 22 (24.72%) BDD
4 21 (23.60%) OOD
5 17 (19.10%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (19.10%) Information Security
5 17 (19.10%) Integration Testing
6 16 (17.98%) Multithreading
7 14 (15.73%) OO
8 11 (12.36%) Data Validation
8 11 (12.36%) Mathematics
8 11 (12.36%) Validation
9 8 (8.99%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.87%) MVC
11 6 (6.74%) Migration
11 6 (6.74%) Scrum
12 4 (4.49%) Analytics
12 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.49%) Pair Programming
13 3 (3.37%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) SQL
2 21 (23.60%) Perl
3 20 (22.47%) C#
4 17 (19.10%) C++
5 16 (17.98%) Python
6 12 (13.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.37%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) C
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) ATG
3 2 (2.25%) Murex
4 1 (1.12%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
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