The table below looks at the statistics for Java EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Java EE 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - 0.85% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 Northern Ireland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
58 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 24.58% 34.19% 41.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 24
Median daily rate £400 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Java EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Java EE
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Java EE Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland