Period
to 18 November 2017

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 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)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 37 24
Rank change year-on-year -35 -13 -11
Contract jobs citing J2EE 11 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.76% 1.67% 2.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.10% 6.94% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
Northern Ireland 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
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £38.50 £37.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.05% -7.50% +23.08%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 268 72 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 42.95% 24.00% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 35 19
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +38.78%
10th Percentile £330 £250 £308
90th Percentile £483 £442 £470
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.78 £12.13 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.61% - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

J2EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -36 11 £413 -
J2EE
UK

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 Northern Ireland 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 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:

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