Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 6 11
Rank change year-on-year +3 +5 -9
Contract jobs citing Java 281 45 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 45.69% 15.15% 12.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 62.86% 31.69% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 34 14
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £411 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% -3.24% +30.77%
10th Percentile £364 £356 £313
90th Percentile £488 £563 £490
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +9.89%

Java is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 447 142 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 72.68% 47.81% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 80 52
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £380 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +21.12% -1.95%
10th Percentile £313 £192 £163
90th Percentile £489 £500 £465
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 1
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £18.25 £14.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.07% -6.56% +17.31%
10th Percentile £14.00 £10.00 £14.13
90th Percentile £37.75 £42.50 £16.38
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
% change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%

Java
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Java as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 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 +3 275 £420 +1.82% 7
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 195 (69.40%) Finance
2 163 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (54.80%) Banking
4 114 (40.57%) OO
5 106 (37.72%) JavaScript
6 103 (36.65%) Test Automation
7 82 (29.18%) Oracle
8 81 (28.83%) Spring
9 79 (28.11%) SQL
9 79 (28.11%) Data Structures
10 77 (27.40%) Functional Programming
11 70 (24.91%) Investment Banking
12 68 (24.20%) XML
13 67 (23.84%) CSS
13 67 (23.84%) Hibernate
14 64 (22.78%) Relational Database
14 64 (22.78%) Linux
15 61 (21.71%) MVC
16 59 (21.00%) Unix
16 59 (21.00%) Web Services
17 57 (20.28%) WebSphere
18 54 (19.22%) AngularJS
18 54 (19.22%) DB2
19 53 (18.86%) Spring Integration
20 51 (18.15%) RESTful
21 49 (17.44%) JSP
22 46 (16.37%) Backbone.js
23 45 (16.01%) TDD
24 44 (15.66%) RDBMS
24 44 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 57 (20.28%) WebSphere
2 34 (12.10%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.14%) JBoss
4 4 (1.42%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.71%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.71%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
Business Applications
1 11 (3.91%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.63%) npm
2 8 (2.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.49%) LDAP
2 6 (2.14%) FTP
3 4 (1.42%) HTTP
3 4 (1.42%) SSL
3 4 (1.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (22.78%) Relational Database
2 54 (19.22%) DB2
3 44 (15.66%) RDBMS
4 31 (11.03%) DB2 UDB
5 23 (8.19%) SQL Server
6 18 (6.41%) Big Data
7 14 (4.98%) Apache Hive
7 14 (4.98%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.91%) KDB
8 11 (3.91%) NoSQL
8 11 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (3.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (2.85%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.07%) EDRMS
12 3 (1.07%) MySQL
13 2 (0.71%) Hazelcast
13 2 (0.71%) Impala
13 2 (0.71%) Redis
14 1 (0.36%) Cloudera CDH
Development Applications
1 24 (8.54%) JUnit
2 23 (8.19%) Eclipse
2 23 (8.19%) Jenkins
3 21 (7.47%) Cucumber
3 21 (7.47%) Grunt
3 21 (7.47%) Jasmine
4 19 (6.76%) Bower
5 12 (4.27%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.91%) Hudson
7 10 (3.56%) Artifactory
7 10 (3.56%) Sonatype Nexus
8 8 (2.85%) JIRA
9 5 (1.78%) Selenium
10 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.71%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.71%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.71%) Gradle
10 2 (0.71%) JBehave
10 2 (0.71%) LoadUI
10 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
General
1 195 (69.40%) Finance
2 154 (54.80%) Banking
3 70 (24.91%) Investment Banking
4 22 (7.83%) Front Office
5 1 (0.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 232 (82.56%) Developer
2 203 (72.24%) Java Developer
3 150 (53.38%) Senior Developer
4 143 (50.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 66 (23.49%) Agile Developer
5 66 (23.49%) Agile Java Developer
6 64 (22.78%) Senior Agile Developer
6 64 (22.78%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 63 (22.42%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 63 (22.42%) Senior Investment Banking Java Developer
8 33 (11.74%) Full Stack Developer
9 27 (9.61%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 24 (8.54%) HTML CSS Developer
10 24 (8.54%) HTML Developer
11 22 (7.83%) JavaScript Developer
12 18 (6.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 9 (3.20%) Automation Tester
13 9 (3.20%) KDB Developer
13 9 (3.20%) Tester
14 8 (2.85%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (28.83%) Spring
2 68 (24.20%) XML
3 67 (23.84%) CSS
3 67 (23.84%) Hibernate
4 59 (21.00%) Web Services
5 54 (19.22%) AngularJS
6 53 (18.86%) Spring Integration
7 51 (18.15%) RESTful
8 49 (17.44%) JSP
9 46 (16.37%) Backbone.js
10 44 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (13.52%) JSON
12 33 (11.74%) HTML
13 32 (11.39%) Ajax
13 32 (11.39%) Struts
14 29 (10.32%) Spring Boot
15 28 (9.96%) Node.js
16 25 (8.90%) Java EE
17 18 (6.41%) Gherkin
18 17 (6.05%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 79 (28.11%) Data Structures
2 39 (13.88%) Virtual Team
3 35 (12.46%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (7.12%) Equities
5 16 (5.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (5.34%) User Experience
7 11 (3.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (3.20%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.14%) SWIFT
10 4 (1.42%) Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
11 3 (1.07%) Social Network
12 2 (0.71%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.71%) STB
13 1 (0.36%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 64 (22.78%) Linux
2 59 (21.00%) Unix
3 4 (1.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (58.01%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (40.57%) OO
3 103 (36.65%) Test Automation
4 77 (27.40%) Functional Programming
5 61 (21.71%) MVC
6 45 (16.01%) TDD
7 34 (12.10%) Mentoring
8 32 (11.39%) Waterfall
9 28 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (7.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (7.12%) Low Latency
12 19 (6.76%) Data Modelling
12 19 (6.76%) ETL
12 19 (6.76%) Microservices
12 19 (6.76%) Multithreading
13 17 (6.05%) Concurrent Programming
13 17 (6.05%) Functional Testing
14 15 (5.34%) Integration Testing
15 13 (4.63%) Information Security
15 13 (4.63%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 106 (37.72%) JavaScript
2 79 (28.11%) SQL
3 18 (6.41%) TypeScript
4 17 (6.05%) Perl
5 12 (4.27%) Ruby
6 11 (3.91%) C#
7 8 (2.85%) Python
7 8 (2.85%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.36%) C
9 1 (0.36%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (6.76%) Degree
2 5 (1.78%) ISEB
2 5 (1.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.98%) Docker
2 7 (2.49%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (1.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.42%) vSphere
4 2 (0.71%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Oozie
Vendors
1 82 (29.18%) Oracle
2 13 (4.63%) TIBCO
3 10 (3.56%) Ab Initio
4 9 (3.20%) Sybase
5 6 (2.14%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.78%) HP
7 4 (1.42%) NetApp
7 4 (1.42%) VMware
8 3 (1.07%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.71%) Sencha
10 1 (0.36%) ATG
10 1 (0.36%) Nokia
10 1 (0.36%) SAP
10 1 (0.36%) Talend