The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 20 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.52% 1.67% 4.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 16.67% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
J2EE
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
24 6 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 20.17% 10.00% 35.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 17
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £405 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 - £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE 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 Belfast region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
3 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) SOAP
3 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) JSF
4 2 (40.00%) EJB
4 2 (40.00%) JDBC
4 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
4 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
4 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (20.00%) SAP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Scala Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) EJB 3.0
3 2 (40.00%) Java EE 5
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Scala
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) SAP