The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Java EE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Java EE over the 3 months to 26 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 17 19
Rank change year-on-year -35 +2  
Contract jobs citing Java EE 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.51% 3.00% 2.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.74% 10.71% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +12.00% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £34.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -13.75%  

Java EE 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 190 28 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 52.92% 28.00% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 13 11
Median daily rate £413 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.43% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £13.78 £13.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.03% -57.81%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Java EE in Northern Ireland

Java EE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java EE in Northern Ireland

Java EE
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 Java EE within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 26 June 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 -37 9 £413 -
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Java EE 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 Java EE.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) Node.js
2 8 (88.89%) Spring Integration
2 8 (88.89%) TypeScript
2 8 (88.89%) Spring Boot
2 8 (88.89%) Concurrent Programming
2 8 (88.89%) Virtual Team
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) Data Modelling
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE

Java EE
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 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Full Stack Developer
2 8 (88.89%) HTML CSS Developer
2 8 (88.89%) HTML Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Full Stack Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Java Developer
2 8 (88.89%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 8 (88.89%) CSS
2 8 (88.89%) Hibernate
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JPA
2 8 (88.89%) JSON
2 8 (88.89%) JSP
2 8 (88.89%) Node.js
2 8 (88.89%) RESTful
2 8 (88.89%) Servlets
2 8 (88.89%) Spring Boot
2 8 (88.89%) Spring Integration
2 8 (88.89%) Web Services
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (11.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Concurrent Programming
1 8 (88.89%) Data Modelling
1 8 (88.89%) Multithreading
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) TypeScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree