Period
to 23 June 2018

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 June 2018 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +3
Contract jobs citing Java 134 195 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 31.53% 33.56% 13.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.03% 44.02% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 158 19
Northern Ireland median daily rate £460 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.52% +26.92% -18.75%
10th Percentile £309 £361 £256
90th Percentile £538 £563 £419
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +9.21% -5.00%

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 279 443 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.65% 76.25% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 380 38
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +26.92% -5.45%
10th Percentile £300 £289 £256
90th Percentile £538 £528 £425
UK median daily rate £460 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +5.14% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +66.67% -57.81%
10th Percentile £17.65 £21.25 £13.25
90th Percentile £35.35 £23.75 £14.35
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £41.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.21% +8.57%

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 June 2018.

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 June 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 +1 131 £460 +11.52% 36
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Java also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Java.

1 60 (44.78%) Finance
2 49 (36.57%) Banking
3 47 (35.07%) Spring
4 46 (34.33%) SQL
5 36 (26.87%) OO
5 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
6 33 (24.63%) Hibernate
7 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
8 31 (23.13%) Low Latency
8 31 (23.13%) Data Structures
9 25 (18.66%) Multithreading
9 25 (18.66%) Electronic Trading
9 25 (18.66%) WebSphere
9 25 (18.66%) JSON
10 23 (17.16%) Front Office
11 21 (15.67%) OOP
11 21 (15.67%) Java 8
12 19 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (14.18%) CSS
12 19 (14.18%) JSP
12 19 (14.18%) TDD
12 19 (14.18%) REST
13 18 (13.43%) Unix
13 18 (13.43%) MVC
13 18 (13.43%) Spring Boot
13 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
14 17 (12.69%) AngularJS
14 17 (12.69%) Functional Programming
14 17 (12.69%) J2EE

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 25 (18.66%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.48%) MQSeries
3 5 (3.73%) WebLogic
3 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (2.99%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.22%) npm
1 7 (5.22%) Yarn
2 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 6 (4.48%) DB2
4 4 (2.99%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.24%) DB2 UDB
5 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.49%) MySQL
7 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Jenkins
2 14 (10.45%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.45%) JUnit
3 12 (8.96%) Maven
3 12 (8.96%) Selenium
4 9 (6.72%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.97%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.48%) Grunt
7 5 (3.73%) Bower
7 5 (3.73%) Eclipse
7 5 (3.73%) Jasmine
7 5 (3.73%) JIRA
8 2 (1.49%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.49%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.75%) gulp
9 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.75%) webpack
General
1 60 (44.78%) Finance
2 49 (36.57%) Banking
3 23 (17.16%) Front Office
4 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 123 (91.79%) Developer
2 116 (86.57%) Java Developer
3 46 (34.33%) Senior Developer
3 46 (34.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 12 (8.96%) Front Office Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 11 (8.21%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Agile Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Senior Agile Developer
7 8 (5.97%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 7 (5.22%) Scala Developer
9 6 (4.48%) Java Scala Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Java WebSphere Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Senior WebSphere Developer
10 5 (3.73%) WebSphere Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Android Developer
11 4 (2.99%) iOS Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Mobile Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (35.07%) Spring
2 33 (24.63%) Hibernate
3 25 (18.66%) JSON
4 19 (14.18%) CSS
4 19 (14.18%) JSP
4 19 (14.18%) REST
5 18 (13.43%) Spring Boot
6 17 (12.69%) AngularJS
6 17 (12.69%) J2EE
7 14 (10.45%) HTML
7 14 (10.45%) iBATIS
8 12 (8.96%) XML
9 10 (7.46%) JSF
9 10 (7.46%) Spring Integration
10 9 (6.72%) ActiveMQ
10 9 (6.72%) EJB
10 9 (6.72%) JMS
10 9 (6.72%) Web Services
10 9 (6.72%) WebSockets
11 8 (5.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 31 (23.13%) Data Structures
2 15 (11.19%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.96%) Algorithms
3 12 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (8.96%) Equities
4 9 (6.72%) User Experience
5 6 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.73%) Fintech
6 5 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.75%) Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Unix
2 14 (10.45%) Linux
3 4 (2.99%) Android
3 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
1 36 (26.87%) OO
2 32 (23.88%) Test Automation
3 31 (23.13%) Low Latency
4 25 (18.66%) Electronic Trading
4 25 (18.66%) Multithreading
5 21 (15.67%) OOP
6 19 (14.18%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (14.18%) TDD
7 18 (13.43%) MVC
8 17 (12.69%) Functional Programming
9 12 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (8.21%) Microservices
11 10 (7.46%) Deployment Automation
12 8 (5.97%) SOLID
12 8 (5.97%) Unit Testing
13 7 (5.22%) Garbage Collection
13 7 (5.22%) Mentoring
13 7 (5.22%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (4.48%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 46 (34.33%) SQL
2 33 (24.63%) JavaScript
3 21 (15.67%) Java 8
4 16 (11.94%) Scala
5 11 (8.21%) Python
6 9 (6.72%) PL/SQL
7 8 (5.97%) C#
8 7 (5.22%) ES6
8 7 (5.22%) TypeScript
9 5 (3.73%) C++
10 4 (2.99%) Apple Swift
10 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.99%) Perl
10 4 (2.99%) PHP
11 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (9.70%) IBM
2 10 (7.46%) Oracle
3 9 (6.72%) Capita
4 6 (4.48%) FXall
4 6 (4.48%) Reuters
5 5 (3.73%) TIBCO
6 4 (2.99%) Splunk
7 1 (0.75%) SAP