Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 2018 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 42 21
Rank change year-on-year -17 -21 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.10% 1.17% 2.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.75% 5.63% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Belfast median daily rate £430 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £415 £400 £293
90th Percentile £445 £400 £383
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +7.50% +23.08% -
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 174 71 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 36.55% 20.76% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 33 18
Belfast median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £313 £265 £313
90th Percentile £475 £425 £450
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Belfast median hourly rate - £12.13 -
County Antrim median hourly rate - £12.13 -

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 17 January 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 8 (80.00%) JSP
3 8 (80.00%) Servlets
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (80.00%) Banking
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (20.00%) XML
4 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Ajax
4 2 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) Ant
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) UML
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) RAD
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle

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 9 (90.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 8 (80.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) KDB
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Ant
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) Java Developer
3 8 (80.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (80.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 7 (70.00%) Java WebSphere Developer
4 7 (70.00%) Senior WebSphere Developer
4 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) jQuery
1 8 (80.00%) JSP
1 8 (80.00%) Servlets
2 2 (20.00%) Ajax
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Flex
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (10.00%) OOD
1 1 (10.00%) RAD
1 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Sencha
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase