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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 17 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing J2EE 6 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 6.00% 1.22% 7.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 3.03% 15.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Average daily rate
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£177 - £300
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 £37.00 £33.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+9.62% +3.84%
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County Antrim

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
41 33 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 41.00% 40.24% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 79
Average daily rate £375 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £280 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 13 (72.22%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
4 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) JSP
7 3 (16.67%) Struts
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Struts2
8 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
8 2 (11.11%) Banking
8 2 (11.11%) Servlets
8 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (5.56%) MVC
9 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
9 1 (5.56%) Web Services
9 1 (5.56%) XML
9 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
9 1 (5.56%) HTML
9 1 (5.56%) DB2
9 1 (5.56%) Ant
9 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (5.56%) WebLogic

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Assistant Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) JSP
1 3 (16.67%) jQuery
1 3 (16.67%) Struts2
1 3 (16.67%) Struts
2 2 (11.11%) Servlets
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) JSF
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) EJB
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) JiBX
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) MyBatis
3 1 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Multithreading
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.56%) ETL
3 1 (5.56%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter