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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 12 22
Rank change year-on-year -42 +10  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 8 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 2.46% 5.95% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 20.00% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
Median daily rate £413 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £40.60
% change year-on-year -11.42% -13.79%  

J2EE is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Belfast
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 171 25 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 52.62% 29.76% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 12 13
Median daily rate £410 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.07% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing J2EE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 24 June 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Apache Flex
3 6 (60.00%) Sybase
3 6 (60.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) JSP
6 2 (20.00%) Servlets
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) ATG
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Node.js
7 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
7 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
7 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 1 (10.00%) Spring
7 1 (10.00%) Java EE
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) WPF
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (10.00%) LDAP
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Sybase Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Perl Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Perl Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Unix Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (20.00%) JSP
2 2 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Java EE
3 1 (10.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) ATG