The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 40 20 14
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6  
Contract jobs citing J2EE 2 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.88% 1.67% 6.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.47% 6.06% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £400 - £177
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £390 £376
% change year-on-year +15.38% +3.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +18.75%  

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 33 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 35.53% 27.50% 39.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 16 29
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £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 1 0
Median hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

J2EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for J2EE in Northern Ireland

J2EE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE in Northern Ireland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for J2EE in Northern Ireland

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -17 2 £400 -
J2EE
UK

J2EE
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) ATG
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) JSP
1 4 (100.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ATG
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle