Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for J2EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited J2EE over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 36 24
Rank change year-on-year -39 -12 -10
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 1.89% 1.50% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.45% 6.25% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Belfast median daily rate £413 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.86% +14.29%
10th Percentile £398 £406 £295
90th Percentile £420 £419 £388
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £413 £350
% change year-on-year - +17.86% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

J2EE is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 247 64 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 42.37% 23.97% 18.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 32 17
Belfast median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £350 £250 £303
90th Percentile £488 £453 £467
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
% change year-on-year +13.61% - -

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing J2EE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for J2EE in Belfast

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing J2EE in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) Sybase
2 8 (72.73%) Apache Flex
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) UML
4 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (18.18%) RAD
4 2 (18.18%) OOD
4 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (18.18%) Spring
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
4 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) KDB
4 2 (18.18%) Sencha
5 1 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) npm
5 1 (9.09%) Artifactory

J2EE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) KDB
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
2 1 (9.09%) Artifactory
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Sybase Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Perl Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Perl Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Unix Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) Apache Flex
2 2 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 2 (18.18%) Spring
2 2 (18.18%) Struts
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (18.18%) OOD
1 2 (18.18%) RAD
1 2 (18.18%) UML
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Sybase
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Sencha