The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 28 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.

Java
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1  
Contract jobs citing Java 41 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 18.30% 16.13% 16.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.67% 40.00% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 16 8
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 £445
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 £38.75 £38.25
% change year-on-year +5.80% +1.30%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 143 50 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 63.84% 40.32% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 26 32
Median daily rate £400 £300 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -12.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
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 in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java in Northern Ireland

Java
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 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 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
County Antrim -3 41 £413 +32.00% 12
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Java.

1 50 (56.82%) Finance
2 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (48.86%) Linux
4 37 (42.05%) SQL
5 29 (32.95%) Banking
6 26 (29.55%) Unix
7 24 (27.27%) TDD
8 22 (25.00%) Perl
9 21 (23.86%) KDB
10 20 (22.73%) BDD
11 19 (21.59%) OOD
12 18 (20.45%) Front Office
12 18 (20.45%) C#
13 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
15 15 (17.05%) C++
15 15 (17.05%) Python
16 14 (15.91%) OO
16 14 (15.91%) Multithreading
16 14 (15.91%) Integration Testing
16 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (15.91%) Information Security
17 13 (14.77%) Spring
17 13 (14.77%) Relational Database
18 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
18 12 (13.64%) Degree
18 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
18 12 (13.64%) Equities
19 10 (11.36%) Validation
19 10 (11.36%) Data Validation

Java
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 (5.68%) Apache
1 5 (5.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.27%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) EngageOne
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) NAS
1 1 (1.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (23.86%) KDB
2 13 (14.77%) Relational Database
3 12 (13.64%) NoSQL
4 9 (10.23%) Kdb+
4 9 (10.23%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.27%) Big Data
7 1 (1.14%) DB2
7 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Cucumber
1 3 (3.41%) LoadRunner
1 3 (3.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.27%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.27%) JIRA
2 2 (2.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.14%) Ant
3 1 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.14%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.14%) JUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Maven
3 1 (1.14%) NUnit
3 1 (1.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.14%) TestNG
3 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (56.82%) Finance
2 29 (32.95%) Banking
3 18 (20.45%) Front Office
4 1 (1.14%) Billing
4 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (88.64%) Developer
2 52 (59.09%) Java Developer
3 33 (37.50%) Senior Developer
4 32 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (23.86%) KDB Developer
6 14 (15.91%) Lead Developer
7 9 (10.23%) SQL Developer
8 8 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Developer
9 5 (5.68%) Technical Leader
10 4 (4.55%) Java Engineer
11 3 (3.41%) Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (3.41%) Test Analyst
12 2 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Lead Java Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Murex Developer
12 2 (2.27%) QA Analyst
12 2 (2.27%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 13 (14.77%) Spring
3 8 (9.09%) Spring Boot
4 7 (7.95%) Spring MVC
5 6 (6.82%) JSP
5 6 (6.82%) Servlets
5 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (5.68%) Angular 2
7 4 (4.55%) HTML
7 4 (4.55%) J2EE
8 3 (3.41%) CSS
8 3 (3.41%) jQuery
8 3 (3.41%) JSON
8 3 (3.41%) Node.js
9 2 (2.27%) FpML
9 2 (2.27%) Murex MxML
9 2 (2.27%) XML
10 1 (1.14%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.14%) JMS
10 1 (1.14%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.32%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.64%) Equities
3 9 (10.23%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.55%) Derivative
5 4 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 43 (48.86%) Linux
2 26 (29.55%) Unix
3 9 (10.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.27%) TDD
3 20 (22.73%) BDD
4 19 (21.59%) OOD
5 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (15.91%) Information Security
5 14 (15.91%) Integration Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Multithreading
5 14 (15.91%) OO
6 10 (11.36%) Data Validation
6 10 (11.36%) Validation
7 9 (10.23%) Mathematics
8 8 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.95%) MVC
10 6 (6.82%) Migration
10 6 (6.82%) Scrum
11 4 (4.55%) Analytics
11 4 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.55%) Pair Programming
12 3 (3.41%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (42.05%) SQL
2 22 (25.00%) Perl
3 18 (20.45%) C#
4 15 (17.05%) C++
4 15 (17.05%) Python
5 12 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.41%) VBScript
7 2 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) C
8 1 (1.14%) Korn
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) ATG
3 2 (2.27%) Murex
4 1 (1.14%) Guidewire
4 1 (1.14%) Talend
4 1 (1.14%) VMware
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