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 5 May 2016 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java 2 Platform, Enterprise Edition (J2EE)
Rank 49 51 64
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing J2EE 42 29 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.84% 2.89% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.00% 9.90% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 7
Median daily rate £425 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £401 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £376
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £40.60 £35.40
% change year-on-year
-12.56% +14.68%
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
300 293 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.42% 29.18% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 200 91
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 1
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.16 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.17% -60.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 18 £400 +3.22%
Warrington - 15 £570 -
Knutsford - 6 £425 -
J2EE
North West

J2EE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 57 (98.28%) Java
2 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (62.07%) XML
4 33 (56.90%) Oracle
5 30 (51.72%) Web Services
6 29 (50.00%) Finance
6 29 (50.00%) Banking
7 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
8 26 (44.83%) JBoss
8 26 (44.83%) IBM
9 23 (39.66%) SOAP
10 22 (37.93%) JDBC
10 22 (37.93%) Spring
10 22 (37.93%) JSON
10 22 (37.93%) Waterfall
11 21 (36.21%) Middleware
12 19 (32.76%) WebSphere
13 18 (31.03%) TDD
13 18 (31.03%) HTML
13 18 (31.03%) HTML5
13 18 (31.03%) Apache Camel
14 17 (29.31%) CSS3
14 17 (29.31%) CSS
15 16 (27.59%) SQL
15 16 (27.59%) MySQL
15 16 (27.59%) ActiveMQ
15 16 (27.59%) BDD
16 15 (25.86%) REST
16 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (25.86%) Linux

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 26 (44.83%) JBoss
2 19 (32.76%) WebSphere
3 14 (24.14%) Apache
4 13 (22.41%) Tomcat
5 9 (15.52%) CICS
6 8 (13.79%) WebLogic
7 4 (6.90%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon Glacier
2 2 (3.45%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (3.45%) Route 53
3 1 (1.72%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) MySQL
2 13 (22.41%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (15.52%) DB2
4 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
4 6 (10.34%) Oracle Database
4 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.17%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
5 3 (5.17%) Redis
6 2 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.45%) Big Data
7 1 (1.72%) JasperReports
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Subversion
2 9 (15.52%) Jenkins
3 8 (13.79%) ClearCase
4 7 (12.07%) JUnit
5 5 (8.62%) Selenium
6 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 4 (6.90%) JIRA
6 4 (6.90%) Maven
7 3 (5.17%) Ant
7 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.17%) Gradle
8 2 (3.45%) Hudson
9 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (50.00%) Banking
1 29 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Advertising
2 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
2 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (56.90%) Developer
2 31 (53.45%) Java Developer
3 20 (34.48%) Architect
4 13 (22.41%) Technical Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Digital Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Digital Technical Architect
6 6 (10.34%) Java Architect
7 4 (6.90%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.17%) Technical Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Java Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Java Technical Architect
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) XML
2 30 (51.72%) Web Services
3 23 (39.66%) SOAP
4 22 (37.93%) JDBC
4 22 (37.93%) JSON
4 22 (37.93%) Spring
5 21 (36.21%) Middleware
6 18 (31.03%) Apache Camel
6 18 (31.03%) HTML
6 18 (31.03%) HTML5
7 17 (29.31%) CSS
7 17 (29.31%) CSS3
8 16 (27.59%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (25.86%) REST
9 15 (25.86%) WSDL
10 11 (18.97%) Hibernate
10 11 (18.97%) RESTful
11 10 (17.24%) JSP
12 9 (15.52%) JMS
13 8 (13.79%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Mainframe
2 9 (15.52%) IBM Mainframe
3 8 (13.79%) PMI
4 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.45%) Replication
5 2 (3.45%) Telematics
6 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Android
2 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.93%) Waterfall
3 18 (31.03%) TDD
4 16 (27.59%) BDD
5 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (25.86%) SOA
6 14 (24.14%) High Availability
6 14 (24.14%) SDLC
7 13 (22.41%) E-business
8 12 (20.69%) MVC
9 11 (18.97%) Open Source
10 10 (17.24%) Project Management
11 8 (13.79%) Agile Project Management
11 8 (13.79%) CMMI
11 8 (13.79%) Kanban
11 8 (13.79%) PRINCE
11 8 (13.79%) PRINCE2
11 8 (13.79%) RUP
11 8 (13.79%) Service Management
12 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.59%) SQL
4 13 (22.41%) C
4 13 (22.41%) C++
5 8 (13.79%) Assembly Language
5 8 (13.79%) COBOL
6 5 (8.62%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.62%) Sun Certification
3 3 (5.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 33 (56.90%) Oracle
2 26 (44.83%) IBM
3 8 (13.79%) Chordiant
4 6 (10.34%) Sybase
4 6 (10.34%) TIBCO
5 5 (8.62%) Sun
6 1 (1.72%) ATG
6 1 (1.72%) hybris