Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Java Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 24 28
Rank change year-on-year +15 +4 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Java Developer 160 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 26.94% 4.66% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.92% 4.98% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 5 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £381 £313 £363
90th Percentile £460 £441 £388
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £443
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.69% +4.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.75 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +5.63% +11.11%

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 573 221 185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 96.46% 93.64% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 102 95
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% +25.00% -22.39%
10th Percentile £284 £103 £114
90th Percentile £508 £475 £523
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 7
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £17.78 £14.38 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.69% -17.86% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.82 £10.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £22.68 £25.63 £74.20
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 26 July 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
County Antrim +11 159 £413 - 3
Java Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Java
2 140 (87.50%) Finance
3 105 (65.63%) Banking
4 104 (65.00%) OO
5 81 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (35.63%) Test Automation
7 55 (34.38%) Data Structures
8 53 (33.13%) Functional Programming
8 53 (33.13%) Investment Banking
9 51 (31.88%) SQL
10 44 (27.50%) Unix
11 43 (26.88%) Relational Database
12 42 (26.25%) Linux
13 38 (23.75%) WebSphere
14 29 (18.13%) Spring
14 29 (18.13%) Equities
14 29 (18.13%) Oracle
15 28 (17.50%) XML
16 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
16 26 (16.25%) Front Office
17 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
18 24 (15.00%) Hibernate
18 24 (15.00%) Web Services
18 24 (15.00%) RESTful
19 23 (14.38%) Spring Integration
19 23 (14.38%) CSS
20 22 (13.75%) JSP
20 22 (13.75%) MVC
21 19 (11.88%) Data Modelling
21 19 (11.88%) Low Latency

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 38 (23.75%) WebSphere
2 16 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (26.88%) Relational Database
2 18 (11.25%) Big Data
2 18 (11.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (8.75%) DB2
4 13 (8.13%) Apache Hive
4 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
5 9 (5.63%) Hadoop
6 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.50%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.25%) DB2 UDB
9 2 (1.25%) KDB
10 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.63%) Endeca
10 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) JUnit
2 6 (3.75%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.13%) Grunt
3 5 (3.13%) Jasmine
4 4 (2.50%) Bower
4 4 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.25%) JIRA
5 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Ant
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Ivy
6 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Maven
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 140 (87.50%) Finance
2 105 (65.63%) Banking
3 53 (33.13%) Investment Banking
4 26 (16.25%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.13%) Spring
2 28 (17.50%) XML
3 24 (15.00%) Hibernate
3 24 (15.00%) RESTful
3 24 (15.00%) Web Services
4 23 (14.38%) CSS
4 23 (14.38%) Spring Integration
5 22 (13.75%) JSP
6 18 (11.25%) AngularJS
7 16 (10.00%) Struts
8 15 (9.38%) HTML
9 14 (8.75%) Ajax
9 14 (8.75%) Backbone.js
9 14 (8.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (6.88%) JSON
11 10 (6.25%) Spring Boot
11 10 (6.25%) WPF
12 9 (5.63%) Java EE
13 8 (5.00%) JPA
13 8 (5.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (34.38%) Data Structures
2 29 (18.13%) Equities
3 18 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 8 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (5.00%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.50%) Derivative
6 4 (2.50%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.25%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) STB
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.50%) Unix
2 42 (26.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (65.00%) OO
2 81 (50.63%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (35.63%) Test Automation
4 53 (33.13%) Functional Programming
5 25 (15.63%) Mentoring
6 22 (13.75%) MVC
7 19 (11.88%) Data Modelling
7 19 (11.88%) Low Latency
8 16 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (10.00%) Information Security
8 16 (10.00%) Integration Testing
9 15 (9.38%) TDD
10 13 (8.13%) ETL
11 11 (6.88%) Multithreading
11 11 (6.88%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (5.00%) Case Management
12 8 (5.00%) Concurrent Programming
13 6 (3.75%) Pair Programming
14 5 (3.13%) Functional Testing
14 5 (3.13%) Pattern Matching
Programming Languages
1 160 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (31.88%) SQL
3 26 (16.25%) JavaScript
4 9 (5.63%) TypeScript
5 4 (2.50%) C#
6 2 (1.25%) Python
7 1 (0.63%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) Docker
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) Oracle
2 2 (1.25%) Sencha
2 2 (1.25%) Talend
3 1 (0.63%) Atlassian
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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