Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Java Engineer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northern Ireland during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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 Engineer
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Java Engineer 12 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.05% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.31% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £500 - -
UK median daily rate £550 £525 £466
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.66% -1.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year -1.64% +7.02% +5.87%

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

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies in Northern Ireland with a recognized job title 363 549 304
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.13% 94.82% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 417 184
Northern Ireland median daily rate £400 £413 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.02% +12.80%
10th Percentile £301 £296 £163
90th Percentile £523 £538 £454
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 10 31
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +1.75% -6.56%
10th Percentile £9.34 £10.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.40 £21.28 £30.00
UK median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +3.89% -

Java Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java Engineer in Northern Ireland

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Engineer in Northern Ireland

Java Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Engineer in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Engineer in Northern Ireland

Java Engineer
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 Engineer within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. 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 - 12 £500 - 4
Java Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Java Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northern Ireland region featuring Java Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Java 8
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) REST
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (33.33%) Web Design
3 4 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) Google
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) Node.js
4 3 (25.00%) Microservices
4 3 (25.00%) React
4 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
5 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) SaaS

Java Engineer 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) HTML
1 4 (33.33%) HTML5
1 4 (33.33%) Middleware
1 4 (33.33%) REST
1 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (25.00%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) React
2 3 (25.00%) Spring Boot
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
1 4 (33.33%) Functional Programming
1 4 (33.33%) Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Java 8
3 4 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Google