The table below looks at the statistics for the J2EE Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
J2EE Developer
Rank 66 73 67
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a J2EE Developer 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.38% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £385
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -22.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -30.10%
J2EE Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
711 870 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.15% 88.41% 91.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 414 410
Average daily rate £365 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 72 56
Average hourly rate £16.84 £23.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.36% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £44.90 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

J2EE Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

J2EE Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

J2EE Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing J2EE Developer across the Cheshire region.

J2EE Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

J2EE Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing J2EE Developer across the Cheshire region.

J2EE Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

J2EE Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 1 £376 - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - -
J2EE Developer
North West

J2EE Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with J2EE Developer in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Struts2
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) DHTML
4 3 (33.33%) Struts
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
4 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) Mockito
6 1 (11.11%) Cucumber

J2EE Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region that cited J2EE Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with J2EE Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 1 (11.11%) JBoss
1 1 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) JasperReports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (11.11%) Informix
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Mockito
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Introscope
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) Struts2
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) DHTML
4 3 (33.33%) Struts
4 3 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (22.22%) JDBC
6 1 (11.11%) JSON
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
6 1 (11.11%) PowerMock
6 1 (11.11%) JAX-RS
6 1 (11.11%) JSF
6 1 (11.11%) Java EE
6 1 (11.11%) Servlets
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP
6 1 (11.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
1 1 (11.11%) Online Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) DV Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Perforce
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Compuware
2 1 (11.11%) HP