The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
Rank - 20 21
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim - 1.19% 2.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.85% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £393 £388
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%

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 County Antrim region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43 26 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 19.03% 30.95% 38.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 19
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.34 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

The demand trend of contract jobs across the County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim