Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 73 29
Rank change year-on-year +45 -44 -3
Contract jobs citing J2EE 19 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 5.69% 2.01% 2.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.67% 4.33% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 2
Belfast median daily rate £500 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% - +17.86%
10th Percentile £309 £374 £406
90th Percentile £538 £421 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £500 £413 £413
% change year-on-year +21.21% - +17.86%
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 150 277 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 44.91% 46.40% 24.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 221 24
Belfast median daily rate £450 £413 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.55% +8.57%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £251
90th Percentile £538 £488 £419
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £413 £380
% change year-on-year +9.09% +8.55% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Belfast median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%
County Antrim median hourly rate - £13.78 £10.00
% change year-on-year - +37.75% -68.75%

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

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing J2EE in Belfast over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for J2EE in Belfast

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing J2EE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
2 14 (73.68%) WebSphere
3 13 (68.42%) Capita
3 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (68.42%) PL/SQL
3 13 (68.42%) EJB
3 13 (68.42%) JMS
3 13 (68.42%) JSF
4 12 (63.16%) Scala
5 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 3 (15.79%) Unix
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
8 3 (15.79%) TDD
8 3 (15.79%) Banking
8 3 (15.79%) Web Development
8 3 (15.79%) Java EE
9 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (10.53%) IBM
9 2 (10.53%) JUnit
10 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
10 1 (5.26%) DB2
10 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
10 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
10 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (5.26%) CSS

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 14 (73.68%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) JasperReports
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
2 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.26%) SonarQube
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 17 (89.47%) Java Developer
3 10 (52.63%) Scala Developer
4 9 (47.37%) Java Scala Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Junior Java Developer
5 3 (15.79%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) EJB
1 13 (68.42%) JMS
1 13 (68.42%) JSF
2 5 (26.32%) Spring
3 3 (15.79%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) Gherkin
4 1 (5.26%) JSP
4 1 (5.26%) React
4 1 (5.26%) RESTful
4 1 (5.26%) Servlets
4 1 (5.26%) Struts
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) SDLC
1 3 (15.79%) TDD
1 3 (15.79%) Web Development
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.26%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.26%) RAD
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) PL/SQL
4 12 (63.16%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Capita
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO