The table below looks at the statistics for J2EE skills 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 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 33 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing J2EE 40 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 5.09% 1.78% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.52% 6.01% 6.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 7
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£382 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.51% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.75 £31.70
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.46%
J2EE
North West

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
216 233 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.48% 29.57% 24.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 106 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £19.45 £40.57 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.05% +350.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

J2EE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing J2EE across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing J2EE within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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 +15 12 £388 -
Wilmslow - 6 £320 - 1
Crewe - - - - 2
Warrington - - - - 1
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE also 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 that cited J2EE.

1 60 (90.91%) Java
2 40 (60.61%) HTML
3 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (45.45%) XML
5 29 (43.94%) Spring
6 24 (36.36%) Finance
7 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
8 21 (31.82%) JUnit
9 19 (28.79%) Web Services
9 19 (28.79%) XSLT
10 17 (25.76%) JDBC
10 17 (25.76%) TDD
11 16 (24.24%) Banking
11 16 (24.24%) JSP
11 16 (24.24%) Oracle
12 15 (22.73%) SQL
13 13 (19.70%) CSS
13 13 (19.70%) SOAP
13 13 (19.70%) IBM
14 12 (18.18%) RESTful
15 11 (16.67%) Java EE
15 11 (16.67%) HTTP
15 11 (16.67%) C++
16 10 (15.15%) ATM
16 10 (15.15%) JSON
16 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
16 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
16 10 (15.15%) Big Data
17 9 (13.64%) Degree
17 9 (13.64%) .NET

J2EE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing J2EE also 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 that cited J2EE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (10.61%) CICS
2 4 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.06%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (3.03%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) HTTP
2 10 (15.15%) ATM
3 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 2 (3.03%) SSH
4 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) Big Data
2 7 (10.61%) DB2
3 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.06%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.55%) Informix
6 2 (3.03%) JasperReports
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.03%) MySQL
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.52%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 21 (31.82%) JUnit
2 10 (15.15%) Cucumber
3 8 (12.12%) Maven
4 7 (10.61%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.61%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.09%) Selenium
6 4 (6.06%) Mockito
7 2 (3.03%) JBehave
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.03%) Ant
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
7 2 (3.03%) Introscope
7 2 (3.03%) Subversion
8 1 (1.52%) Grunt
8 1 (1.52%) Bower
General
1 24 (36.36%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Developer
2 43 (65.15%) Java Developer
3 8 (12.12%) Architect
4 7 (10.61%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Designer
7 4 (6.06%) J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.03%) J2EE Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Senior J2EE Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Java Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Java Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.03%) Consultant
10 1 (1.52%) ATM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (60.61%) HTML
2 30 (45.45%) XML
3 29 (43.94%) Spring
4 19 (28.79%) Web Services
4 19 (28.79%) XSLT
5 17 (25.76%) JDBC
6 16 (24.24%) JSP
7 13 (19.70%) CSS
7 13 (19.70%) SOAP
8 12 (18.18%) RESTful
9 11 (16.67%) Java EE
10 10 (15.15%) JSON
11 9 (13.64%) Struts
11 9 (13.64%) .NET
12 8 (12.12%) JMS
12 8 (12.12%) HTML5
13 7 (10.61%) JNDI
14 6 (9.09%) Servlets
14 6 (9.09%) REST
15 5 (7.58%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.61%) Mainframe
1 7 (10.61%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (10.61%) Telematics
1 7 (10.61%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.09%) EMV
3 5 (7.58%) Chip Card
4 4 (6.06%) Online Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Open Source
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Windows
2 3 (4.55%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (25.76%) TDD
3 10 (15.15%) Waterfall
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 7 (10.61%) Project Management
4 7 (10.61%) Agile Project Management
5 5 (7.58%) Web Application Development
5 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.55%) MVC
7 3 (4.55%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Analytics
8 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.52%) Scrum
9 1 (1.52%) Data Management
9 1 (1.52%) UML
9 1 (1.52%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 60 (90.91%) Java
2 23 (34.85%) JavaScript
3 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 11 (16.67%) C++
5 7 (10.61%) Groovy
6 5 (7.58%) C#
7 4 (6.06%) PL/SQL
8 3 (4.55%) XPath
9 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.03%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.52%) VCP4
System Software
1 7 (10.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) IBM
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Compuware
4 2 (3.03%) HP
4 2 (3.03%) Sybase
4 2 (3.03%) Perforce
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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