The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 15 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 13 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.15% 4.63% 5.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.06% 12.82% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 2
Average daily rate
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£300 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 - £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £28.45
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.23%
J2EE
UK

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
72 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.70% 36.11% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 17 15
Average daily rate £300 £340 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £300 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £410
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 £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE across the Northern Ireland region.

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Northern Ireland region.

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -1 12 £300 - 1
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 17 (94.44%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) Banking
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
7 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 4 (22.22%) WebLogic
8 3 (16.67%) Sybase
8 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
8 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
8 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
8 3 (16.67%) Spring
9 2 (11.11%) jQuery
9 2 (11.11%) Struts2
9 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (11.11%) Migration
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) JSP
9 2 (11.11%) Servlets
9 2 (11.11%) Struts
10 1 (5.56%) Solaris
10 1 (5.56%) OO
10 1 (5.56%) Python
10 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Support
4 4 (22.22%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Developer
6 1 (5.56%) TIBCO Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
1 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) jQuery
2 2 (11.11%) Struts2
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (11.11%) Servlets
2 2 (11.11%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (5.56%) Java EE
3 1 (5.56%) JSON
3 1 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) People Management
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.56%) TIBCO