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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 9 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 12 0 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 12.63% - 7.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.58% - 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 7
Average daily rate
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£338 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £33.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+4.22% -8.78%
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
38 22 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 40.00% 38.60% 37.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 9 34
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 16 (72.73%) Java
2 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 10 (45.45%) Oracle
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
6 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (22.73%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Project Management
9 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
10 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
10 3 (13.64%) Sybase
11 2 (9.09%) jQuery
11 2 (9.09%) Struts2
11 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
11 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (9.09%) Migration
11 2 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
11 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.09%) JSP
11 2 (9.09%) Servlets
11 2 (9.09%) Struts
12 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
12 1 (4.55%) Linux
12 1 (4.55%) OO
12 1 (4.55%) Python
12 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
12 1 (4.55%) ETL
12 1 (4.55%) PMP
12 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Support
4 4 (18.18%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
5 3 (13.64%) Assistant Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.55%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) jQuery
1 2 (9.09%) Struts2
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle ADF
1 2 (9.09%) JSP
1 2 (9.09%) Servlets
1 2 (9.09%) Struts
2 1 (4.55%) Java EE
2 1 (4.55%) JSON
2 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Multithreading
2 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PMP
1 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Sybase
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 1 (4.55%) Ab Initio