The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 16 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 5 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 4.90% 3.67% 11.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.51% 16.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +47.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-18.91% -7.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 25 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 36.27% 22.94% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 17
Average daily rate £325 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Belfast region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

J2EE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Banking
3 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
3 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (50.00%) Spring
4 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
6 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (16.67%) Struts
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) Retail
6 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (16.67%) ETRM

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Belfast region citing J2EE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (50.00%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (16.67%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects