The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited J2EE over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 38 56 31
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Contract jobs citing J2EE 10 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.02% 2.04% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.94% 7.66% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 24
Median daily rate £395 £375 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £305 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £423 £576
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.91% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £59.25 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-36.70% +68.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 235 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 29.09% 26.67% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 126
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £19.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -32.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

J2EE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

J2EE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

J2EE Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

J2EE
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

J2EE Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

J2EE
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Chester +5 6 £415 +3.10% 4
Knutsford +6 1 £338 -18.18%
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for J2EE.

1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Java
3 13 (68.42%) Web Services
4 10 (52.63%) XML
4 10 (52.63%) JSON
4 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
5 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
5 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
6 8 (42.11%) SQL
6 8 (42.11%) Oracle
6 8 (42.11%) Spring
7 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 7 (36.84%) RESTful
7 7 (36.84%) Middleware
7 7 (36.84%) SOA
7 7 (36.84%) Scrum
7 7 (36.84%) DB2
7 7 (36.84%) OO
7 7 (36.84%) Microservices
7 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
8 6 (31.58%) Unix
8 6 (31.58%) Windows
8 6 (31.58%) AIX
8 6 (31.58%) Linux
8 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
8 6 (31.58%) TDD
8 6 (31.58%) SOAP
8 6 (31.58%) Big Data
8 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (21.05%) Node.js

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 7 (36.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
2 3 (15.79%) JBoss
2 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (5.26%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) NoSQL
2 9 (47.37%) MongoDB
3 7 (36.84%) DB2
3 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (31.58%) Big Data
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
5 2 (10.53%) MySQL
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.26%) Bitbucket
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 1 (5.26%) Hudson
3 1 (5.26%) IntelliJ
3 1 (5.26%) JIRA
3 1 (5.26%) JUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Mockito
3 1 (5.26%) MyEclipse
General
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Developer
1 8 (42.11%) Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Principal Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Applications Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Domain Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Applications Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) SOA Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) Web Services
2 10 (52.63%) JSON
2 10 (52.63%) XML
3 8 (42.11%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) Middleware
4 7 (36.84%) RESTful
5 6 (31.58%) SOAP
6 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
6 4 (21.05%) Node.js
6 4 (21.05%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) AngularJS
7 3 (15.79%) Apache Camel
7 3 (15.79%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Struts
8 2 (10.53%) EJB
8 2 (10.53%) HTML
8 2 (10.53%) JPA
8 2 (10.53%) JSF
8 2 (10.53%) JSTL
9 1 (5.26%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (5.26%) Derivative
3 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) AIX
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Microservices
2 7 (36.84%) OO
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) SOA
3 6 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (31.58%) TDD
4 4 (21.05%) Pair Programming
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.79%) Business Transformation
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) UML
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) RAD
6 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
6 2 (10.53%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Groovy
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) hybris
3 1 (5.26%) Google
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) Kony
3 1 (5.26%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Yahoo!
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