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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 9 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing J2EE 16 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.45% 3.37% 5.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.12% 9.38% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Average daily rate
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£338 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £365
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -10.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.09 £33.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% +4.76%
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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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.58% 35.96% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 18
Average daily rate £319 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £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 £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (92.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) UNIX
3 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) Oracle
3 10 (40.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Banking
4 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
6 4 (16.00%) Spring
6 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle ADF
7 3 (12.00%) JSP
7 3 (12.00%) Sybase
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.00%) .NET
8 2 (8.00%) Servlets
8 2 (8.00%) Struts
8 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
8 2 (8.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
8 2 (8.00%) Struts2
9 1 (4.00%) REST
9 1 (4.00%) TIBCO iProcess

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) TIBCO iProcess
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (16.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Developer
7 1 (4.00%) TIBCO Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (16.00%) Spring
2 3 (12.00%) JSP
2 3 (12.00%) Oracle ADF
3 2 (8.00%) .NET
3 2 (8.00%) Servlets
3 2 (8.00%) Struts
3 2 (8.00%) jQuery
3 2 (8.00%) Struts2
4 1 (4.00%) REST
4 1 (4.00%) JSF
4 1 (4.00%) Java EE
4 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (12.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Solaris
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) OO
3 1 (4.00%) ETL
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.00%) ETRM
3 1 (4.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) Java
2 10 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Sybase
3 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects