The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

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.

Java Developer
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 14 26
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 38 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 15.97% 3.16% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.38% 3.30% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.12% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 232 91 116
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 97.48% 95.79% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 39 54
Median daily rate £405 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £81 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Median hourly rate £21.61 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.03% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.72
% change year-on-year - +4.66%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Developer in Northern Ireland

Java Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Developer within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
County Antrim +3 38 £413 +26.92% 6
Java Developer
UK

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, Java Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (59.70%) Finance
3 39 (58.21%) SQL
4 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (40.30%) Linux
6 26 (38.81%) OO
6 26 (38.81%) Banking
7 22 (32.84%) Unix
8 20 (29.85%) TDD
8 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
9 18 (26.87%) Front Office
10 16 (23.88%) Equities
11 15 (22.39%) BDD
12 14 (20.90%) Greenfield Project
12 14 (20.90%) OOD
13 13 (19.40%) Information Security
13 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
13 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
13 13 (19.40%) Integration Testing
13 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (16.42%) Spring
14 11 (16.42%) Degree
14 11 (16.42%) C#
15 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
15 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
15 9 (13.43%) C++
15 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
15 9 (13.43%) Python
16 8 (11.94%) Validation
16 8 (11.94%) Mathematics

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (7.46%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (7.46%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.48%) Apache
3 2 (2.99%) Confluence
4 1 (1.49%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.49%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.96%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) Relational Database
2 9 (13.43%) NoSQL
3 7 (10.45%) Big Data
4 6 (8.96%) Apache Hive
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.46%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.48%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.49%) Endeca
8 1 (1.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Ant
1 2 (2.99%) Bitbucket
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) JIRA
1 2 (2.99%) Maven
2 1 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) JUnit
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 40 (59.70%) Finance
2 26 (38.81%) Banking
3 18 (26.87%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.40%) AngularJS
2 11 (16.42%) Spring
3 8 (11.94%) Spring Boot
4 6 (8.96%) Spring MVC
4 6 (8.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (7.46%) Angular 2
5 5 (7.46%) WPF
6 3 (4.48%) JSON
6 3 (4.48%) XML
7 2 (2.99%) CSS
7 2 (2.99%) FpML
7 2 (2.99%) HTML
7 2 (2.99%) Murex MxML
8 1 (1.49%) J2SE
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) JSP
8 1 (1.49%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.49%) Node.js
8 1 (1.49%) RESTful
8 1 (1.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Equities
2 14 (20.90%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (10.45%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (8.96%) Fixed Income
5 6 (8.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (4.48%) Derivative
7 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.30%) Linux
2 22 (32.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (52.24%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) OO
3 20 (29.85%) TDD
4 15 (22.39%) BDD
5 14 (20.90%) OOD
6 13 (19.40%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (19.40%) Information Security
6 13 (19.40%) Integration Testing
6 13 (19.40%) Mentoring
7 9 (13.43%) Multithreading
8 8 (11.94%) Data Validation
8 8 (11.94%) Mathematics
8 8 (11.94%) Validation
9 6 (8.96%) Low Latency
9 6 (8.96%) MVC
9 6 (8.96%) Scrum
10 5 (7.46%) Migration
10 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
11 4 (5.97%) Data Modelling
11 4 (5.97%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 67 (100.00%) Java
2 39 (58.21%) SQL
3 11 (16.42%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) C++
4 9 (13.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.43%) Python
5 1 (1.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (16.42%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) Actimize
2 2 (2.99%) Murex
3 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 6 days ago