Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 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 Platform, Enterprise Edition (Java EE, JEE)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 41 -
Rank change year-on-year -14 - +16
Contract jobs citing Java EE 25 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 4.07% 0.34% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.69% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 - -
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.13% -3.13% -23.81%

Java EE 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 258 69 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 41.95% 23.23% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 33 16
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £385 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -9.41% +36.00%
10th Percentile £321 £250 £300
90th Percentile £475 £449 £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% - +8.70%

Java EE
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 23 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 -20 25 £413 -
Java EE
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 22 (88.00%) Web Services
3 21 (84.00%) Spring Boot
4 20 (80.00%) Finance
4 20 (80.00%) Hibernate
4 20 (80.00%) Spring
5 19 (76.00%) RESTful
5 19 (76.00%) HTML
5 19 (76.00%) CSS
5 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
6 17 (68.00%) JSP
6 17 (68.00%) Servlets
6 17 (68.00%) XML
6 17 (68.00%) MVC
6 17 (68.00%) Data Modelling
6 17 (68.00%) Multithreading
6 17 (68.00%) Node.js
6 17 (68.00%) Spring Integration
6 17 (68.00%) Banking
6 17 (68.00%) WebSphere
6 17 (68.00%) JSON
6 17 (68.00%) JPA
6 17 (68.00%) Concurrent Programming
6 17 (68.00%) Virtual Team
6 17 (68.00%) TypeScript
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Scala
8 4 (16.00%) React
9 3 (12.00%) Selenium
9 3 (12.00%) JUnit

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 17 (68.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
2 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) Hazelcast
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Redis
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JUnit
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 2 (8.00%) Ant
2 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.00%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.00%) Gradle
2 2 (8.00%) Hudson
2 2 (8.00%) IntelliJ
2 2 (8.00%) JBehave
2 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JMeter
2 2 (8.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) Mockito
2 2 (8.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (8.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.00%) Subversion
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (80.00%) Finance
2 17 (68.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
1 25 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 21 (84.00%) Senior Developer
2 21 (84.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 17 (68.00%) Full Stack Developer
3 17 (68.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 17 (68.00%) HTML Developer
3 17 (68.00%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (68.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
3 17 (68.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 1 (4.00%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (88.00%) Web Services
2 21 (84.00%) Spring Boot
3 20 (80.00%) Hibernate
3 20 (80.00%) Spring
4 19 (76.00%) CSS
4 19 (76.00%) HTML
4 19 (76.00%) RESTful
5 17 (68.00%) JPA
5 17 (68.00%) JSON
5 17 (68.00%) JSP
5 17 (68.00%) Node.js
5 17 (68.00%) Servlets
5 17 (68.00%) Spring Integration
5 17 (68.00%) XML
6 4 (16.00%) React
7 2 (8.00%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.00%) EclipseLink
7 2 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (8.00%) LESS
7 2 (8.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 17 (68.00%) Data Modelling
1 17 (68.00%) Multithreading
1 17 (68.00%) MVC
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Microservices
3 2 (8.00%) Open Source
3 2 (8.00%) System Testing
3 2 (8.00%) TDD
3 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (76.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (16.00%) Scala
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle