The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Rank 15 18 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Java EE 2 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 2.38% 2.25% 13.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.11% 5.71% 28.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 £36.38
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.96%
Java EE
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
18 35 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 21.43% 39.33% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 4
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £214 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +88.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Belfast region citing Java EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Java EE Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Java EE across the Belfast region.

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

Java EE
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JSP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Java EE
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 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) JBoss
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Case Management
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scala
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle