The table below looks at the statistics for J2SE 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 J2SE over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition (J2SE)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing J2SE 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 2.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
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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
56 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 44.80% 29.00% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 10 16
Average daily rate £313 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £290 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £408 £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%

J2SE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2SE across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2SE Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast