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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 16 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing J2EE 7 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.56% 0.86% 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.00% 2.17% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 11
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £35.11
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +1.96%
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
50 46 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.68% 39.66% 48.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 94
Average daily rate £375 £356 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
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 17 April 2015. 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 0 5 £177 - 2
County Armagh - 1 - -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) Java
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 6 (33.33%) Finance
4 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) JSF
7 2 (11.11%) Spring
7 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
7 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
7 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.56%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.56%) DB2
8 1 (5.56%) Ant
8 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (5.56%) Linux
8 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Assistant Project Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
1 3 (16.67%) JSF
2 2 (11.11%) JSP
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Struts
3 1 (5.56%) Web Services
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) EJB
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Struts2
3 1 (5.56%) JiBX
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) CSS3
3 1 (5.56%) Vaadin
3 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (5.56%) MyBatis
3 1 (5.56%) PrimeFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.56%) Ab Initio
2 1 (5.56%) F5
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter