Period
to 19 November 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 19 November 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
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +5
Contract jobs citing Java 97 291 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 25.00% 46.86% 15.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 48.50% 63.68% 31.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 234 34
Northern Ireland median daily rate £425 £420 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +2.13% -3.24%
10th Percentile £275 £364 £356
90th Percentile £538 £484 £563
UK median daily rate £510 £500 £460
% change year-on-year +2.00% +8.70% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.90% -3.75%

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 200 457 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 51.55% 73.59% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 374 82
Northern Ireland median daily rate £422 £413 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +7.14% +22.71%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £193
90th Percentile £538 £489 £498
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 15
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £43.75 £18.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +139.73% +28.07% -6.56%
10th Percentile £24.63 £14.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.38 £37.75 £42.50
UK median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% -

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 19 November 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 19 November 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 0 89 £425 +1.19% 41
County Londonderry - 3 £375 -
Java
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 44 (45.36%) SQL
2 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (39.18%) Finance
4 37 (38.14%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.99%) CSS
5 32 (32.99%) WebSphere
6 31 (31.96%) Banking
7 29 (29.90%) Spring
7 29 (29.90%) Test Automation
7 29 (29.90%) AngularJS
8 28 (28.87%) Oracle
9 27 (27.84%) Hibernate
10 25 (25.77%) JSP
11 24 (24.74%) TDD
12 23 (23.71%) Cucumber
13 22 (22.68%) Scala
13 22 (22.68%) MVC
13 22 (22.68%) RDBMS
13 22 (22.68%) Relational Database
14 21 (21.65%) Spring Batch
14 21 (21.65%) Spring Integration
14 21 (21.65%) XML
15 20 (20.62%) Web Services
15 20 (20.62%) DB2
15 20 (20.62%) RESTful
15 20 (20.62%) Ajax
15 20 (20.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 19 (19.59%) WebLogic
16 19 (19.59%) Struts
17 18 (18.56%) Time Management

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 32 (32.99%) WebSphere
2 19 (19.59%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.09%) Confluence
3 3 (3.09%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.68%) RDBMS
1 22 (22.68%) Relational Database
2 20 (20.62%) DB2
3 16 (16.49%) DB2 UDB
4 9 (9.28%) SQL Server
5 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) MySQL
7 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.03%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.03%) JasperReports
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Cucumber
2 17 (17.53%) Eclipse
2 17 (17.53%) Grunt
2 17 (17.53%) JUnit
2 17 (17.53%) Selenium
3 16 (16.49%) Bower
3 16 (16.49%) Jasmine
4 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.12%) JIRA
6 3 (3.09%) PeopleTools
6 3 (3.09%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.06%) Ant
7 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.06%) Maven
8 1 (1.03%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.03%) gulp
8 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.03%) webpack
General
1 38 (39.18%) Finance
2 31 (31.96%) Banking
3 4 (4.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.03%) Front Office
4 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (60.82%) Developer
2 55 (56.70%) Java Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Java Engineer
5 10 (10.31%) Scala Developer
6 9 (9.28%) Java Scala Developer
7 7 (7.22%) Report Developer
8 5 (5.15%) Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) Tester
10 3 (3.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.09%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.06%) Automation Test Lead
11 2 (2.06%) Consultant
11 2 (2.06%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.06%) PeopleSoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (32.99%) CSS
2 29 (29.90%) AngularJS
2 29 (29.90%) Spring
3 27 (27.84%) Hibernate
4 25 (25.77%) JSP
5 21 (21.65%) Spring Batch
5 21 (21.65%) Spring Integration
5 21 (21.65%) XML
6 20 (20.62%) Ajax
6 20 (20.62%) RESTful
6 20 (20.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 20 (20.62%) Web Services
7 19 (19.59%) Struts
8 17 (17.53%) Backbone.js
8 17 (17.53%) Gherkin
9 15 (15.46%) J2EE
9 15 (15.46%) JMS
10 14 (14.43%) EJB
11 11 (11.34%) JSF
12 10 (10.31%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.12%) SWIFT
4 3 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.06%) Equities
6 1 (1.03%) Clustering
6 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.03%) Derivative
6 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.03%) Replication
6 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.25%) Linux
2 3 (3.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (40.21%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) Test Automation
3 24 (24.74%) TDD
4 22 (22.68%) MVC
5 18 (18.56%) Time Management
5 18 (18.56%) Waterfall
6 16 (16.49%) Project Management
7 12 (12.37%) Functional Programming
8 9 (9.28%) Web Development
9 8 (8.25%) ETL
9 8 (8.25%) Multithreading
10 5 (5.15%) BDD
10 5 (5.15%) Data Modelling
10 5 (5.15%) Manual Testing
10 5 (5.15%) Microservices
11 4 (4.12%) API Testing
12 3 (3.09%) Analytics
12 3 (3.09%) Customer Engagement
12 3 (3.09%) Data Analytics
12 3 (3.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (45.36%) SQL
2 37 (38.14%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.68%) Scala
4 12 (12.37%) Java 8
4 12 (12.37%) PL/SQL
5 4 (4.12%) PHP
5 4 (4.12%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) C#
7 2 (2.06%) C++
8 1 (1.03%) Ruby
8 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) ISEB
2 1 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.03%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 28 (28.87%) Oracle
2 3 (3.09%) Google
2 3 (3.09%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (1.03%) HP
3 1 (1.03%) IBM
3 1 (1.03%) Informatica
3 1 (1.03%) Talend
3 1 (1.03%) Vermilion