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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 15 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 1 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 1.82% 7.08% 4.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.67% 17.02% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £211 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -50.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.78% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
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
6 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.91% 41.59% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 28 10
Average daily rate £325 £319 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -20.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) EJB
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) JSF
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Spring
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Struts
3 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
3 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JDBC
3 1 (33.33%) PVCS
3 1 (33.33%) SAP

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) PVCS
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JSF
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) EJB
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Struts
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JDBC
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JAX-WS
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE 5
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SAP